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These Automator Actions Make Apple's Photos Way More Useful

Apple’s new Photos app is better than iPhoto, but it’s still lacking in features. Thankfully, Mac OS X Automation put together a few handy scripts to get more out of the software.


Flashlight, The App That Powers Up Spotlight, Is Out Of Beta

Mac: We loved Flashlight when it first launched as an experiment and today it’s officially out of beta. That means it’s a little more stable and faster, and has a bunch of new plugins.


How To Set Up And Use Apple's New Photos App In OS X Yosemite

Last week, Apple released an update to Yosemite that includes a new Photos app. This app is a working replacement for iPhoto, and it does a much better job of organising your photos without hogging system resources. Here’s how to use it.


Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X With 3D Templates

Mac: Aperture may be gone, but Apple’s ploughing on with updates for its professional grade video editing suite, releasing updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor.


HiddenMe Hides All Your Mac Desktop Icons In One Click

Mac: If you need to give a presentation, or just want to achieve Desktop Zero for a while, you can hide all your icons with a terminal command. HiddenMe skips the terminal and does it all from your menu bar.


App Directory: The Best Duplicate File Finder For Mac

Your photo library is a mess. Your downloads folder is a mess. Your music folders are riddled with so many duplicates that you can’t tell what’s new and what’s left over from Napster. We all have too many duplicate files on our computers we don’t need. To get rid of them on your Mac, we recommend Gemini.


Messenger For Mac Turns Facebook Messenger Into An App

Mac: Would you prefer a standalone app for Facebook’s new Messenger app? Messenger for Mac is exactly what you’re looking for.


OS X 10.10.3 Arrives With New Photos App

Apple released the OS X 10.10.3 update today, which includes a new Photos app that replaces iPhoto and Aperture, as well as a few other minor improvements.


Check Your MacBook Pro's Battery When The Trackpad Stops Clicking

MacBook Pro users are all too familiar with a trackpad that doesn’t click properly. Sometimes it just wears out. Before you do an expensive repair, check your MacBook’s battery for bulging.


GifGrabber Captures Your Mac's Screen And Makes Animated GIFs

Mac: Animated GIFs get your point across visually without using a video. You often make animated GIFS from an existing video, but if you just want to capture your screen, GifGrabber will do the trick.