Mac

Empty for Mac review

Empty for Mac monitors your Mac's accumulated trash, informing you how much space your trash is occupying and providing a notification when it's time for a cleanup. It's light and to the point, but it could do with more features.

Pros

No frills: While Empty for Mac does only two things, it does them well. It monitors your Trash and provides a notification when your Trash reaches a certain size. If this is the functionality you need, this little app provides it.

Intuitive interface: From its place on the Menu Bar, this app lets you access a … Read more

File Viewer for Mac review

File Viewer for Mac is an excellent tool to conveniently view any type of file on your Mac OS X, from texts to multimedia content. For files that can't be viewed, the software displays useful information about the file and goes online to find the right program to facilitate file viewing.

Pros

Intuitive and convenient interface: The ability to drag and drop files to File Viewer for Mac makes for a convenient and intuitive user experience. It's also very convenient that you don't need to use a separate video or audio player to preview multimedia files.

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iMango for Mac review

Designed to work as a supplement for Spotlight, iMango for Mac helps you see file and folder locations in an organized way. It features an interface that is arguably more intuitive than what Spotlight offers.

Pros

Organized and intuitive file searching: iMango for Mac comes with a highly intuitive interface. You can do searches by using the name of files or folders or keywords corresponding to the contents of files. Results are displayed in a hierarchy or folder structure view, so you can quickly find the things you need, especially if you are familiar with the organization of files in … Read more

JXCirrus Diary for Mac review

JXCirrus Diary for Mac proves to be much more than a journal, offering a calendar, address book, and to-do list manager, all of them bundled into an easy-to-access interface. It also provides notifications for appointments or scheduled events and can serve as your electronic planner.

Pros

Different ways to view schedules: With JXCirrus Diary for Mac you can view your scheduled activities or tasks as a tree, as a summary, or by day, week, or month. The tree view is the most comprehensive and presents all the information you need in an organized way.

Excellent for personal project planning: You … Read more

Kimai for Mac review

An open-source time-tracking software, Kimai for Mac proves to be an excellent tool for work time monitoring. It has a browser-based interface and comes with the ability to print out customized summaries on demand.

Pros

Freeware but reliable: Kimai for Mac works as touted, with all functions performing as expected. The user interface is neatly presented; you will find the date, time, and duration trackers on top, a wide field for entries in the middle, and four panels at the bottom that present information on users, customers, projects, and activities. Generating reports or printing summaries is a breeze.

Flexibility: The … Read more

See what happens when you combine Flappy Bird and 2048

The recent success of easy-to-pick-up but hard-to-master games like Flappy Bird and 2048 has made mobile developers rethink their strategy for creating a hit game. Some developers have taken the easy way out, making clones like Flappy Plane, Flappy Bee, and Smarcle Flyer. But other developers have simply combined the two games.

Flappy48

Flappy48's ease of use may trick you into thinking it's elementary. Not only are you juggling the tapping rhythm of Flappy Bird and the mental math of 2048, but you're also having to keep up with the strategy of Snake. Grab number boxes as … Read more

Office 365 gets personal for $6.99

Since its initial release two years ago, Microsoft's Office 365 has been steadily winning over fans. With the release of the companion iOS apps, there's no better time to sign up. Now Microsoft has sweetened the pot with the introduction of Office 365 Personal and a price tag of $6.99/month or $69.99/year.

For less than the price of a Netflix subscription, you'll receive:

The entire Office 365 suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). 20GB of OneDrive cloud storage. Skype PC-to-phone world calling.

You can choose between the PC or Mac version, plus additional access … Read more

Avast Free Antivirus for Mac review

Avast Free Antivirus for Mac scans for viruses and malware in the OS X environment.

Pros

Robust scanner: Avast Free Antivirus offers scanning at both a threat and a warning level, meaning you can scan your machine either for immediate threats or for potentially unwanted applications. In addition, Avast allows you to scan individual files via drag and drop rather than making you navigate to each file's location. You can split results to display infections only or to list potentially unwanted items.

Native-friendly design: Avast Free Antivirus looks like a native OS X app. The left Finder-like organization makes … Read more

Digital Deal: Up to 50 percent off EA/Origin games

From 4/17 through 11:59p.m. PST on 4/23 Origin is running its Gigabytes of Deals promotion with most games and expansions up to 50 percent off. Selected titles are available for both PC and Mac -- Origin client required. You can get Battlefield 4 for half off and discount pricing on a BF4 Premium Membership Bundle and Titanfall Digital Deluxe.

Popular Titles:

Titanfall -- $47.99 Titanfall Digital Deluxe -- $67.99 Battlefield 4 -- $24.99 Battlefield 4 Digital Deluxe -- $29.99 Battlefield 4 and Premium Membership Bundle -- $72.98 Need for Speed Rivals … Read more

Icons8 App for Mac review

Icons8 App for Mac proves to be an excellent download software for developers and user interface designers who use Photoshop and Xcode on a daily basis. If you need a quick way to grab icons and insert them into your project, this is one application you should consider downloading.

Pros

Hassle-free icon searching and inserting: Icons8 App for Mac sits on the status bar for quick access and pops out as a small window through which you can search for icons, and choose the icon you want inserted into Photoshop or Xcode. You can also conveniently search using keywords.

Intelligent … Read more