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The Drops Of Clarity Desktop

Reader ravenclawwit is no stranger to our featured desktop series, and submitted this beautiful setup to our Desktop Showcase a few weeks ago. It looks great, from top to bottom, and is pretty heavily personalised. It also has a little secret.


The Alfred Emoji Pack Makes Searching For Emoji On A Mac Less Painful

Mac: The newest version of Alfred introduced improved text expansion. The cool thing is you can easily download packs from other people to implement them in Alfred. Joel Califa created a series of auto expansion rules and searches that makes finding and adding emoji a ton easier.


The Departure Songs Desktop

We’ve seen some simple desktops and some busy ones, but this one from reader Peregerine, walks the line pretty well. It keeps a lot of the space in the center clear so you have plenty of room to work, but also adds some widgets and tools around the periphery that are useful and informative.


Hemingboard For Mac Instantly Suggests Synonyms, Puns And Rhymes 

Mac: Hemingboard began as an iOS keyboard that works like an amped-up thesaurus, not only suggesting synonyms to whatever you’re typing, but also rhymes and similar-sounding words that you can use as puns. Now they have brought their wordplay weaponry to your desktop.


Everything Apple Announced At WWDC That Actually Matters

Apple’s WWDC kicked off today with the usual keynote speech, but this one was packed with details about Apple’s next set of operating systems: iOS 10, the new tvOS, updates to watchOS and OS X, now renamed to macOS.


Why I Bought A Chromebook Instead Of A Mac

Chromebooks have surpassed sales of Mac laptops in the United States for the first time ever. And that doesn’t surprise me. Because roughly a year ago I made the same switch. Formerly a lifelong Mac user, I bought my first PC ever in the form of a Chromebook. And I’m never looking back.


The Edge Of The World Desktop

This OS X desktop is simple, elegant, and combines a few simple widgets with a gorgeous wallpaper to great effect. If you like what you see, here’s how you can set it up, customise your own menubar, and give your Mac the same look.


Qwiki For Mac Lets You Search And Read Wikipedia Directly From Your Menu Bar

Mac: If you frequently visit Wikipedia with your questions and want the encyclopedic resource to be one click away, Qwiki for Mac brings the site to your menu bar without ever having to launch your browser.


MenuMate Puts A Mac App's Menu Bar Next To Your Cursor

Mac: If you have a giant screen or you tend to work on multiple desktops, the menu bar on your Mac might feel miles away. MenuMate’s a simple app that lets you pull up everything on an app’s menu bar with a keyboard shortcut.


Lacona Is A Launcher For OS X That Uses Natural Language Input

Mac: You have a ton of great launchers on Mac and even the built-in Spotlight does a good enough job for most of us. If you’re looking for something a little different, Lacona is an app currently in beta that takes a natural language input approach.


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