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Put Twitter in your Mac's menu bar with BirdDrop

For quick access to the mobile Twitter client on your Mac, install the free and amusingly titled BirdDrop app to place a Twitter icon in the menu bar.

By May 15, 2013


Dropbox redesigns desktop client to make notifications more visible

The new client, which goes live at noon, emphasizes tracking your activity.

By March 12, 2013


Stream media to your iPhone or iPad with Skifta

There are kinks to be ironed out, but Skifta holds some promise for streaming photos, videos, and music to your iOS device from remote sources.

By January 31, 2013


Hide your messy desktop with one click

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!

September 19, 2012


Free tool to extend MacBook Pro battery life

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.

September 7, 2012


Getting started with MenuTab for Facebook

This free Mac app may or may not feed your Facebook addiction.

By June 25, 2012


Apple Mac OS X 'Mountain Lion' takes more bites out of iOS

Apple's giving developers a preview of the next version of Mac OS X today called Mountain Lion. The software, due out this summer, once again brings over features from Apple's iOS.

By February 16, 2012


How to hide all browser tabs with one click

Turn your browser into a tab-hiding magician with these quick steps.

By December 30, 2011


How bad is the Mac malware scare? (FAQ)

Windows users are familiar with the fake anti-malware ruse, but this is the first time it's been targeted at the smaller Mac market. CNET tells you what MacDefender is and what it means for Macintosh users.

By May 19, 2011


Ten popular menubar extras

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

By May 5, 2009