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Schedule Quiet Times On Your Mac With These Automator Apps

Mac: Do Not Disturb is great on a Mac, but it doesn’t really quiet down everything. If you want to set Do Not Disturb to run on a schedule alongside disabling your volume, WonderHowTo shows you how with an Automator app.


How To Downgrade From iTunes 12 Back To iTunes 11

Mac: Not a fan of the new version of iTunes? MacWorld shows you how to downgrade back to iTunes 11 using free software.


MPS-YouTube Is A Command Line YouTube Player And Downloader

Windows/Mac/Linux: YouTube is a bloated site with a lot going on. If you really want to simplify using it, MPS-YouTube is a YouTube player that works entirely from the command line.


Easily Batch Rename Files In Yosemite

Mac: Yosemite has a bunch of cool hidden features and iDownloadBlog points to another nice little feature: a new batch renamer.


Give Yosemite A Classic, Pre-OS X Look By Tweaking These Settings

If you find yourself yearning for the old days of OS 9, WonderHowTo shows you how to give Yosemite a classic black-and-white look by tweaking just a handful of settings.


Universal Media Server Streams Music And Movies To Almost Any Device

Windows/Mac/Linux: Streaming music or movies from a computer to a set-top box, TV, receiver or any other device in your home entertainment system isn’t difficult, but finding a media server with great features that’s also easy to use can be tricky. Universal Media Server gets the balance right.


The Best Apps That Take Advantage Of Yosemite's New Features

Yosemite has been out for a week now, and that means apps are getting updated to support some of its new features. From Notification Center tweaks to Continuity features, here are some of the best apps taking advantage of Yosemite.


iStat Mini Stuffs A System Monitor In Your Notification Center

Mac: There are lots of system monitors out there. iStat Mini places all those stats right in your Notification Center so they’re out of the way but still accessible.


Trigger Yosemite's Dark Mode With A Hidden Keyboard Shortcut

Yosemite’s Dark Mode is a nice way to darken your screen so that it’s easier on your eyes, but you have to dig into the System Preferences to enable or disable it. Redditor abspam3 figured out a way to do that with a keyboard shortcut.


F.lux For Mac Adds Yosemite Support

Mac: F.lux, the app that automatically dims your screen at night, has released a beta version that includes OS X Yosemite support. This includes a few new integrations with Yosemite’s Dark Mode.