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This handy app lets Mac users control their Grooveshark experience with a few keyboard shortcuts

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The key to any decent music player, at least as far as convenience is concerned, is none other than having access to keyboard shortucts. Using a Web-based service like Grooveshark can be a frustrating experience, if each time you want to skip or pause a song, you have to pull...
This handy app lets Mac users control their Grooveshark experience with a few keyboard shortcuts

Bye bye Tweetdeck - Tweetbot for Mac's new alpha has multiple, docking timelines, a menu bar icon and more

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Tweetbot for Mac Alpha has been updated with some fantastic new features, including the ability to pop out separate timeline windows and dock them together, crafting an interface that looks a lot like Tweetdeck. To pop out a timeline, you click the small gear icon in the lower corner of...
Bye bye Tweetdeck - Tweetbot for Mac's new alpha has multiple, docking timelines, a menu bar icon and more

Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Update Released with Fixes Galore [Updates]

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Apple just pushed the latest and greatest release of Snow Leopard out the door with the OS X 10.6.3 update. We don't see any great new features in the update, but it's packed with useful fixes and improvements. Highlights include: printing reliabilitysleep and wake reliability when using Bonjour wake...
Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Update Released with Fixes Galore [Updates]

Twitter for Windows 8 released

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Twitter has released an app for Windows 8, with several features designed specifically for the new operating system from Microsoft. The company said the app features two Windows charms for searching and making posts on Twitter. The search feature is similar to existing Twitter apps, allowing users to find...
Twitter for Windows 8 released

When Updates Make Things Worse: Evernote's Skitch 2.0

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The popular screenshot tool Skitch is launching on the iPhone today and Evernote, which bought the tool about a year ago, also just released version 2.0 for Mac and iPad. With this update, Skitch is also paring down Skitch’s smart but idiosyncratic user interface down to its bare minimum, leaving...
When Updates Make Things Worse: Evernote's Skitch 2.0

Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Revealing Internet Explorer 9's Menus

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How to find the Menu bar, Status bar and various icons that are now out of sight until you need them....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Revealing Internet Explorer 9's Menus
Skitch for OS X regains menu bar icon, keyboard shortcuts with latest update
Dropzone productivity app for OS X on sale for $2 until 11AM ET

Review: Ashampoo Photo Commander 11's may features add up to a disappointing image editing experience

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A feature list is a tempting, treacherous marketing tool. Just because a product can do something, doesn't mean it can do it well. Case in point, Ashampoo Photo Commander: This "do-it-all" photo tool has an enviable list of features that includes anything from 3D image support to a MiniMap...
Review: Ashampoo Photo Commander 11's may features add up to a disappointing image editing experience
Meet the guys behind the iPhone's best calendar app

Deezer launches Xbox 360 app for its on-demand music streaming service to combat Xbox Music

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It’s less than 24 hours until we find out what Microsoft’s next video game console is, but that doesn’t mean the Xbox 360 has been relegated to the scrap-heap. On-demand music streaming service Deezer announced its first app for the system today, giving users a new way to discover and...
Deezer launches Xbox 360 app for its on-demand music streaming service to combat Xbox Music

Evernote Listens To Unhappy Skitch 2.0 Users: Brings Back Some Old Features And Version 1.0

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Earlier this month, Evernote launched version 2.0 of Skitch, the popular screenshot tool the company acquired in 2011. Sadly, Skitch 2.0 didn’t just do away with Skitch’s idiosyncratic but highly functional user interface, but it also dropped a number of features in the process. Version 2.0 currently has a 1.5-star...
Evernote Listens To Unhappy Skitch 2.0 Users: Brings Back Some Old Features And Version 1.0

YouTube hints at a cleaner, simpler redesign that closely resembles Google+

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YouTube could be getting a full redesign in the not so distant future, adding a Google bar along the top of the page and a fresh look that closely resembles the company’s aspiring social network, Google+. Earlier today OMG! Chrome! picked up on a post shared by Chand Hamal Thakuri...
YouTube hints at a cleaner, simpler redesign that closely resembles Google+

Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

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This week readers e-mailed in questions about hiding the OS X menu bar, erasing hard drives, and creative uses of technology. [Read more]...
Q&A: MacFixIt Answers
LinkedIn Is Gearing Up For A Redesign: Bigger Pictures, Anchored Menu (And A Life Less Tweeted)
Thunderbird 11 update available now, introduces tabs above the menu bar

Apple already investigating Mac OS X 10.7.3 CUI, application crashing issues

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This morning, news broke out that Apple’s latest Mac OS X update – 10.7.3 – includes an odd bug surrounding CUI and app crashes. A number of 10.7.3 users are reporting that applications are often crashing and are given error messages with “CUI” stamped on it (as shown in...
Apple already investigating Mac OS X 10.7.3 CUI, application crashing issues

Evernote for Mac gets redesigned Menu Bar Helper, now with Quick Note feature

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Evernote may not have shared the best of news a few days ago, but that's not stopping the notetaking service from giving its Mac application a boost in the features department. Evernote's quick to point out that while this release might not be the biggest it's ever pushed out,...
Evernote for Mac gets redesigned Menu Bar Helper, now with Quick Note feature
Amazon Cloud Drive update adds easy iPhoto album uploads for Mac users

The gorgeous Fantastical for iPhone re-invents the calendar as a timeline of events

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I’m not what you’d call a productivity guru. I don’t use any interesting methods or cool combinations of software to do what I do. My philosophy is more along the lines of ‘start doing and stop when you’re dead’. That’s one of the reasons that I love Fantastical for the...
The gorgeous Fantastical for iPhone re-invents the calendar as a timeline of events

Pin quick reminders to your Mac desktop with the clever Sticky Notifications

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I’ve always been a fan of Stickies, the note application that comes with OS X, but the Dashboard is too far out of mind and notes floating around on my desktop behind windows just isn’t practical. That’s why I love Sticky Notifications, an app from Matt Gemmel that repurposes either...
Pin quick reminders to your Mac desktop with the clever Sticky Notifications
Mountain Lion’s Notification Center continues the merging of iOS and OS X

Ubuntu One reaches Mac in beta, completes the cloud storage circle

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For all of the many directions Ubuntu One's cloud storage has gone, it hasn't headed the Mac's way. Official clients have been the province of Linux devotees (naturally, Ubuntu is recommended) and their Windows friends across the aisle. A newly available Mac beta puts all three major desktop platforms...
Ubuntu One reaches Mac in beta, completes the cloud storage circle

Share as you upload: Cloudup simplifies sending files on web and mobile

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Dropbox and Google Drive work quite well for sharing files with friends and family, but a whole other genre of apps exist for people who need to share files even faster. CloudApp and Droplr are two notable entries, which let you share files by dragging them into a menu...
Share as you upload: Cloudup simplifies sending files on web and mobile

Troubleshooting a freezing or hanging OS X menu bar

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If your menu bar in OS X is unresponsive, the system's menu-extra handling services may be to blame. [Read more]...
Troubleshooting a freezing or hanging OS X menu bar
Put Instagram In Your Mac's Menu Bar With Instabar
Dolphin 8.0 for Android includes improved UI for faster browsing

Airtoggle Saves Menu-bar Space, Toggles Wi-Fi From the Keyboard

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For many people -- especially those using laptops with crowded menu bars -- the best part of Airtoggle is that you can easily disable and enable Wi-Fi without having to keep Apple's Wi-Fi menu extra enabled....
Airtoggle Saves Menu-bar Space, Toggles Wi-Fi From the Keyboard

BeamApp lets you beam music, maps and more between iPhone and Mac, and pick up where you left off

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As smartphones become increasingly sophisticated, the long-term goal is to be able to transition between a mobile device and a desktop experience without batting an eyelid. After all, most of our favorite applications and services are now available on a mobile device – be it email, text editors, maps or...
BeamApp lets you beam music, maps and more between iPhone and Mac, and pick up where you left off

Amazon’s new CloudDrive app still leans heavily on web

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One of the nice things about storage services Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft SkyDrive is the ability to upload, browse and access files stored in the cloud from the Mac OS X Finder or Windows Explorer, as if they were files on your hard drive. Attempting to keep up, Amazon...
Amazon’s new CloudDrive app still leans heavily on web
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