This utility has been around as long as I have.
I had a chance to use the new version before it was released today and really liked it. I didn’t figure it would find much on my system, but it cleaned up 6GB of garbage from my computer.
WakeyWakey is a utility application that runs on Mac OS X (Lion or Mountain Lion). It was born out of necessity. I have two Macs that share a keyboard and mouse. The problem was that the second system’s monitor would go to sleep. I had to figure out a way to wake up the second monitor. The result is WakeyWakey.
There’s a companion iOS app too.
Hazel, a personal housekeeper for the Mac
Hazel watches whatever folders you tell it to, automatically organizing your files according to the rules you create. It features a rule interface similar to that of Apple Mail so you should feel right at home.
My desktop is begging for this app.
∞ Dave Caolo reviews Alfred
I’ve been using Alfred for many months. On the surface it’s an app launcher, and that’s how I use it most of the time. After assigning a hotkey combination (I chose Command-Space), its main window is only a tap away. … Continued
∞ MacScan 2.8 adds support for Firefox 4
SecureMac on Monday released an update for its anti-spyware application for Mac OS X, MacScan.
MacScan 2.8 adds support to scan Firefox 4 for Tracking Cookies and the ability to clean Firefox 4 web files like browsing and download history. A bug that caused some Firefox files to not be cleaned under certain conditions was also fixed.
∞ Instapaper API available for developers
Marco Arment’s Instapaper is a great service. I like it so much, I pay the nominal $3 monthly subscription fee to make sure Marco has some income and can keep developing it. Not that my $3 feeds his family, but … Continued
∞ Drive Genius 3.1 adds Live Defrag
Prosoft Engineering on Tuesday released an update to its hard drive utility, Drive Genius, adding Live Defrag.
∞ Mac App Store transition not easy for all devs
Many developers jumped into the Mac App Store with both feet and are loving it. However, it hasn’t been an easy ride for all developers. Sophia Teutschler of Sophiestication Software makes several apps, including the popular CoverSutra. I must say … Continued
∞ iPhone Configuration Utility 3.2 for Mac OS X available
In addition to updating iPhoto, Apple on Tuesday released iPhone Configuration Utility 3.2 for Mac OS X.
∞ Apple releases AirPort Utility, Base Station, Time Capsule update
Apple on Thursday released updates for its AirPort Utility application, as well as AirPort Base Station and Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.5.2.
∞ iToner 2.0.7 adds iOS 4.2 compatibility
Ambrosia Software on Thursday released an update for its iPhone ringtone-maker, iToner.
∞ SecureMac discovers Mac OS X trojan horse
Macintosh security firm, SecureMac, on Wednesday discovered a new trojan affecting Mac OS X, including Snow Leopard.
∞ MacUpdate Desktop adds automatic update checking
MacUpdate Desktop, an application developed by the folks that run the MacUpdate website, has been updated adding new features and a number of improvements.
∞ The Loop Picks on Bodega
Welcome to the first week of The Loop Picks. The apps showcased here are Mac software applications found in Bodega that the editors of The Loop found interesting, useful or cool. I hope you enjoy this week’s choices.
∞ Review: MacKeeper system utility
MacKeeper is a very well thought out multi-function system maintenance utility for the Mac OS that combines a huge amount of features offering both standalone and online services.
∞ Witch 3.5 window utility adds pop-up preview
Many Tricks on Monday released a new version of Witch, the company’s window switching utility for the Mac.
∞ Witch 3.0 window switching utility released
Many Tricks on Wednesday released Witch 3.0, the newest version of the company’s window switching utility.
∞ Ambrosia updates WireTap Anywhere
One of the most useful audio utilities I’ve come across in years has just been updated fixing a few issues. It was included in my Christmas gift ideas for Mac using musicians, posted earlier today.
∞ MacUpdate gives Videobox and MainMenu away for free
In addition to its holiday promotion, which we wrote about earlier this week, MacUpdate decided to give away two apps to its users for free.
∞ MacUpdate Promo kicks off with 11 apps for $49.99
Mac software update site, MacUpdate, is in full swing with its third annual holiday bundle, giving users a chance to save some money when buying applications.
∞ MacUpdate Desktop 5.0.1 fixes numerous bugs
Software update Web site, MacUpdate, on Monday released an update for its MacUpdate Desktop application that allows users to stay up-to-date on the latest apps without checking the Web site.
∞ "One Finger Discount" encourages people to support developers
MacHeist began its newest software bundle deal this week with a twist — free software. In response to the deal, some developers have banded together to encourage people to pay for software and support developers.
∞ TapeDeck 1.3 adds lossless audio recording
I just couldn’t help writing about the new version of TapeDeck from SuperMegaUltraGroovy.
∞ MacUpdate Desktop 5.0 redesigned from the ground up
MacUpdate, one of the most popular Mac Web sites in the market, released a new version of its MacUpdate Desktop application to assist users in keeping the apps up-to-date.
∞ SuperDuper update improves speed under Snow Leopard
It’s not often that we cover software updates, but when the product being updated is backup utility SuperDuper, we’ll make an exception.
∞ Adding autosave to Apple's Pages, Numbers and Keynote
I really like Apple’s iWork ’09 suite of applications. They are easy to use, offer a good feature set and are available for a great price.
∞ Hands On: Song Sergeant cleans up your iTunes library
I don’t have the biggest iTunes library in the world, but it’s big enough to become unmanageable sometimes. That’s a problem I’ve been looking to fix for some time and I think LairWare’s Song Sergeant may be the answer.
∞ Yojimbo 2.0 adds Tag Explorer
I don’t usually write about product updates, but when Rich Siegel and Bare Bones Software release a major new version of a product, it can’t be ignored.