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Self Destruct Automatically Deletes Files After A Set Period Of Time

Mac: Chances are that you don’t need to keep all your files around forever. If you’re looking for a simple way to delete files on a schedule, Self Destruct uses OS X’s tagging system to automatically destroy files.


How To Check If Your Mac Or Linux Machine Is Vulnerable To Shellshock

Shellshock, the newly-discovered vulnerability that allows attackers to inject code into your computer, puts your Mac or Linux machine at a serious risk for malicious attacks. Here’s how to test if your machine is vulnerable.


Evernote For Mac Rebuilds The Notes Editor, Improves Tables

Mac: Evernote released an update to its Mac app today that adds a few new features and clears up some bugs. The new features include a new notes editor, image resizing and improved tables.


How To Run Android Apps Inside Chrome On Any Operating System

Recently, Google made the first batch of Android apps available for Chrome. It was only a matter of time before some clever users gave that power to everyone. Now that time has come. Here’s how to install (nearly) any Android app on any operating system.


Denied Automatically Skips Music You Don't Like In Spotify

Mac: Music streaming service Spotify is awesome, but it has one problem. When you’re listening to compilations or radio, you sometimes come across artists you hate. Denied fixes that by creating simple rules.


HandyLock Locks Your Mac When You Walk Away, Unlocks When You Return

Mac: HandyLock is a utility that makes sure your Mac is locked and password-protected every time you get up and wander away from it. It uses your phone — or any other Bluetooth device — as a “key”. When it’s out of range, the app will lock your screen for you, automatically.


Run Android Apps On Your Chromebook (And Windows, Linux Or Mac)

No one likes to be told what to do, so why should your Chromebook follow the rules? Well, it’ll have to abide but whatever physics dictates, but when it comes to running Android apps, there is a way to convince it (and other operating systems) to play ball, if you’re willing to do a little legwork. Well, fingerwork.


Do Not Enable iCloud Drive In iOS 8

Mac: iOS 8 is here and it comes with a heap of awesome features. One of those features is a new, better version of iCloud dubbed iCloud Drive. But don’t enable it yet.


Disk App Simplifies Cleaning Up Your Mac's Hard Drive

Mac: There are quite a few handy tools for analysing your Mac’s disk space, but they’re all pretty complex. Disk App simplifies things to make it easy to clear up space on your hard drive.


Build A Time Machine Backup Server With A Raspberry Pi

Time Machine is the built-in service in Mac OS X that makes backups super-easy, and Apple’s Time Capsule makes the whole process even easier. Unfortunately, Apple’s official hard drive solution is a bit pricey at $349. Raymii shows how to build one with a Raspberry Pi.