Shade is a simple application that gives you the power to do one thing: hide the mess on your desktop with a single click. Toggle the app on and off in the menubar, and even set your own image to act as the shade!
Gfxstatus is a useful menubar item that lets you choose between Integrated or Discrete graphics on late 2008-2012 MacBook Pros. If you need more power, force the Discrete option. If you need to save battery life, choose the Integrated graphics. And if you trust the computer to switch back and forth, choose the Dynamic option and enable Growl notifications so you can see the switch occur.
Apple has pushed developers to take advantage of the Dock and Dashboard features of OS X for small utilities and widget-like functionality; however, many people appreciate the even smaller and less intrusive nature of the menu bar for holding various util
Staff Pick: Display Maestro Display Maestro is a menubar add-on that gives you enhanced control over the displays you have attached to the computer (both external and internal). By default Apple keeps display settings simple, and only provides those th
Several users have reported an issue in which the MacBook Air suddenly becomes unable to output sound. When this issue manifests, the sound icon in the menubar may disappear, and no output devices may be listed in the Sound pane of System Preferences.
QuickTime 7.1 (#6): Removing problematic plug-ins to solve embedded media issues; Missing menubar items after update; more
QuickTime 7.1 (#5): Removing problematic plug-ins to solve embedded media issues; Missing menubar items after update; more
Graphic distortion (tiny white dots) in Dock icons, other icons, menubars (#2)
Graphic distortion (tiny white dots) in Dock icons, other icons, menubars
Mac OS X 10.4.3 Special Report: What to do if menubar items disappear after the update