Top Stories mac
- A Beginner's Guide To Encryption: What It Is And How To Set It Up
- Ask LH: Is A MacBook Pro A Good Buy For A Developer?
- Top 9 Apps And Services That Are More Than Meets The Eye
- The Best Hidden Settings You Can Unlock With OS X's Terminal
- Top 10 Free Upgrades To Make Your PC Better
- How To Install OS X 10.8.5 On Your Hackintosh
Mac/Windows: If you keep your iPhone in your pocket all day long, it’s easy to lose track of the battery level. iBetterCharge is a desktop app that keeps an eye on your iPhone’s battery level and alerts you when it gets low.
Mac: If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, you know how nice it is that iCloud manages to sync all your Safari tabs across computers. Unfortunately, that’s not really useful if you don’t use Safari on your Mac. CloudyTabs is an app that sits in your menubar and shows you all your open tabs on different devices. Click on one, and it opens in your default browser on your Mac.
The Pebble Smartwatch is pretty neat, but it doesn’t connect to your computer in very interesting ways. Coder Joseph Schmitt decided to see if it was possible to get a little more out of his Pebble, and figured out a way to launch websites on his computer from the watch itself.
Windows/Mac: Jumpshare, the previously mentioned web app for hassle-free file sharing, now has a desktop utility that makes sending documents, images, folders or other files to someone as easy as dragging and dropping. Best of all, it’s free.
Mac: While we’re usually fans of keyboard shortcuts for the quickest way to use your computer, sometimes some fancy gestures are just too fun not to use. Gestr is an app that allows you to create and customise your own set of gestures to launch apps.
We first learned of the Mac SSL security flaw when Apple released an update that fixed the same issue in iOS. Apple has now patched Mac OS X to fix the same flaw.