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TodayRemote Controls Your Mac's Music From The IOS Notification Center

Mac/iOS: Apple has a handy remote for controlling iTunes from your phone, but it’s limited to iTunes and requires you to actually open it. TodayRemote works from the Notification Center, and controls Spotify, Rdio, VLC or Vox.


Pushbullet Arrives For Mac, iOS And Safari

Mac/iOS/Safari: Pushbullet is easily one of the best apps for bridging your devices together. The one hole in its support, however, has been Apple devices. Today that’s over. Pushbullet now has support for Macs, iDevices and even Safari.


iOS Updates Will No Longer Require So Much Free Space On Your Phone

Apple has just released an update to iOS that addresses the common complaint that updates themselves require too much free space to download and install. The update, 8.1.3, also fixes some other bugs, and is available to download now.


Any.do, The Best iOS To-Do App, Comes To Mac

Mac: Any.do, our favourite to-do app on the iPhone, is now available as a native Mac app. It comes packed with Notification Center integration, badges and more.


Organise Evernote With This Powerful Tagging System

Evernote can be a great digital mind, but — like the brain in your head — it can quickly become a mess if you don’t keep it organised. Make Evernote better by using this simple tagging system, which uses just five notebooks and sets of organised tags.


Lastpass Is Now Available As A Dedicated Mac App

Mac: Today, Lastpass launched a new Mac app for its password manager. On top of the same features you would find in the browser extensions, you also get a new quick search to quickly find logins and some keyboard shortcuts to work with.


How To Safely Test Software Without Messing Up Your System

The internet is full of sweet apps, but it’s also packed with shady software. Before you install something awful, give yourself an infosec education. Here are the best tools to protect yourself when you’re experimenting with new programs.


Superior Alternatives To Boring Stock Mac Apps

Macs are bundled with a lot of software. Some of it is awesome, but some of it is less than useful. That’s the catch with a lot of default Mac software — it’s easy, but the second you want to do something more with it, you’re out of luck. So, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite replacements for the usually workable but generally boring OS X default software.


Speed Up Your Mac's Window Resize Animation With A Terminal Command

When you resize a window in OS X, there’s a nice little animation that shows the window expanding. If you don’t like this animation (or it’s just choppy and slow on your older Mac), OS X Daily shows us how to turn it off and make the resize instant.


How To Power Up OS X's Spotlight With Flashlight

When we first talked about Flashlight, it was still in beta. Even then, it was a promising way to enhance Spotlight in OS X Yosemite with more search results. Now, the app is much more mature and with a bunch of plugins, it’s incredibly powerful. Let’s take a look at how to set it up and find some of the most useful plugins.