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GaragePay for Mac review

GaragePay for Mac serves as an alternative manager for your PayPal account. The app comes at a price, but it does have a demo mode, where most of the transaction information is hidden. In terms of functionality, the software supports exporting your transaction history to a CSV file as well as using smart folders to show only what you are looking for.

GaragePay for Mac greets you with a pleasant interface that follows OS X's design aesthetic. You can quickly update the transaction log, send and refund money, add e-mails to your AddressBook, as well as export information to … Read more

Business Card Shop for Mac review

Business Card Shop for Mac enables you to create professional business and personal cards with a high degree of detail. You can start from scratch, or you can pick template card designs spanning over a hundred occupations and over 30 general layouts. Card customization is intuitive, yet powerful, with support for layers, alignment guides, the grouping and locking of items, content placeholders, and many optional adjustments to every object on the canvas.

Business Card Shop for Mac features AddressBook integration to automatically insert your information. It supports all card styles, as well as the metric, imperial, and point measuring systems, … Read more

CAPS Warn for Mac review

CAPS Warn for Mac alerts you when you press keys such as the Caps lock or Num lock unintentionally during your typing sessions. You can enable the app to "warn" you through icons displayed on the computer screen, with the flashing of the screen, or even through an alert sound.

You can install CAPS Warn for Mac in a few clicks and then locate it under System Preferences. Once you launch the program, it quickly opens to a rather basic but clear interface. The app is easy to understand and gives clear instructions on how to enable CAPS … Read more

Catlateral Damage for Mac review

Catlateral Damage for Mac lets you control a cat from a first-person point of view, challenging you to knock down as many household items as you can within a limited time. The gameplay proves to be quite fun and addictive so long as you use a mouse or joystick. In terms of graphical and sound effects, however, the app leaves much to be desired.

When launched, Catlateral Damage for Mac presents you with a settings window where you can choose the level of graphical detail, screen resolution, and keyboard controls. You can optionally play in a window or have the … Read more

Color Sudoku for Mac review

Color Sudoku for Mac modifies the classical game by replacing the nine numbers with nine different colors while keeping the rules of the game unchanged. The developers have added a Japanese motif to this premium app by using music and visuals associated with the Far East. In terms of gameplay, using colors instead of numbers can be a bit jarring at first, but at the same time it makes the game accessible to small children.

Color Sudoku for Mac features a pleasant interface, which supports OS X's fullscreen mode. Unlike the traditional version that uses numbers, this game lets … Read more

Comic Life for Mac review

While essentially a graphic novels creator, Comic Life for Mac also excels at captioning photos and creating collages. Drag-and-drop interactions are used throughout this premium app for actions such as choosing a layout, inserting captions, and placing images. The app has many features and plenty of customizable options, making it a good choice for authors of graphic novels as well as photographers.

Comic Life for Mac's main interface features no less than five panes and a toolbar, but remains relatively accessible. If your display has a 1366x768 resolution or lower, however, the app's window will not fit entirely, … Read more

Contexts for Mac review

Contexts for Mac replaces OS X's default app switcher with a new one that is more customizable. In addition to having the ability to list all running applications, this premium product assigns a number to each open window, allowing you to jump straight to any of them with a keyboard shortcut. Another feature worth noting is a sidebar that lets you switch between windows just by using a mouse or a trackpad.

While it's running, you will notice that Contexts for Mac doesn't feature a main window or dock or menu bar icons, but rather a switcher … Read more

CopyPaste Pro for Mac review

CopyPaste Pro for Mac automatically makes backups of your clipboard each time you copy new images or text. In addition to its main functionality, this premium product seeks to improve the experience of copying and pasting content by introducing new or enhanced ways to do those actions. Unfortunately, the many bugs in those tools hurt the app.

To paste a previously copied clip with CopyPaste Pro for Mac, you just have to click on the "Menu Bar" icon, which will reveal a list of recently used clips. Note that using the Menu Bar will initiate a pasting sequence, … Read more

Delicious Library for Mac review

Delicious Library for Mac gathers all your digital and physical goods in one place while adding additional information about each item from the Web. This premium app features a beautiful skeuomorphic design in the form of a bookshelf that houses your items. Objects can be added via a barcode scanner or by doing a search online. Another feature of note is the ability to add friends, see their bookshelves, and lend items to each other.

When started for the first time, Delicious Library for Mac requests your AddressBook so you can add contacts as friends. The app's main window … Read more

Desktop Icon Manager for Mac review

Desktop Icon Manager for Mac is an AppleScript that lets you organize desktop icons and helps keep them always in place even when you change your screen resolution. It is quite useful because it lets you memorize your icons as a specific icon arrangement and restore it with just the click of a button.

After a quick installation, Desktop Icon Manager for Mac welcomes you with a straightforward interface. This app/script comes packed with some useful instructions from the developer and also gives you some troubleshooting tips. This app lets you save specific icon arrangements (e.g. work, kids, … Read more