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Access OS X's Packet Sniffer With The Wireless Diagnostics Tool

We’ve shown you how to tap your network and monitor everything that’s happening before. However, blogger Jacob Salmela’s shows off a trick that makes it even easier using OS X Yosemite’s packet sniffer.


Add Restart, Sleep, Shut Down And Log Out Commands To Spotlight

Mac: For whatever reason, you can’t initiate reboot commands from Spotlight in Yosemite. GitHub user siong1987 created a set of apps that adds restart, sleep, logout and shutdown commands to Spotlight.


Evernote For Mac Updated With Sleeker Design And Performance Features

Mac: Evernote released a major update for its OS X desktop app today that includes a new Yosemite-inspired design, entirely redesigned interface, and several performance upgrades, including sharing notes without leaving the app.


How To Run Your Favourite Windows Programs On OS X With Wineskin

A lot of software comes out for both Mac and Windows these days, but there are always a few games or apps that don’t make it to OS X. Thankfully, you can easily port many Windows programs to OS X with a free app called Wineskin.


Chrome Gets A Faster, More Stable 64-Bit Build For OS X

Mac: Chrome has finally been optimised for 64-bit Macs in version 39, which comes with lots of stability, performance and security improvements.


Show A File's Path In Spotlight With A Keyboard Shortcut

For some reason, Spotlight in Yosemite doesn’t show you the file path of whatever you’re searching for. If you need it, you can access it by simply tapping the Command key.


Current Seamlessly Integrates Facebook With Your Mac Desktop

Mac: Flipping between tabs to get to your Facebook notifications and messages can get annoying, especially when chatting with someone from your browser. Current for Mac integrates Facebook with your desktop, so you can reach everything without leaving your current browser page.


How To Unlock Hidden Settings In Your Favourite Software

Not every app has a Settings menu that’s easily accessible. Sometimes, developers hide away debug menus, secret settings and more. With them, you can unlock additional features or just get some crazy stats. Let’s take a look at some of the most useful among them.


The Nepali Desktop

Mac: Reader Brisngr loves the natural beauty of Nepal, and combined it with OS X Yosemite and a few Übersicht widgets to make a good-looking, functional desktop that’s inspiring and informative. Here’s how you can set it up yourself.


Your Mac Logs Everything You Download, Here's How To Clear It Out

Mac: OS X keeps a running log of every file you download, in part so it can help you troubleshoot later on if you download something you weren’t supposed to. If you’re not a fan of this behaviour, Macgasm shows you how to clear out that log.