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Better Window Manager For OS X Saves Window States However You Want

Mac: We’ve seen a lot of apps that mimic Windows’ snapping feature where open windows are automatically opened in different positions. Better Window Manager manages to combine a lot of features into a small package. It allows you to save window states, manage shortcuts, and much more.


Make Your Own Custom Dark Mode Menu Bar Icons For OS X Yosemite Apps

The dark menu bar in OS X Yosemite is great, but a lot of icons don’t play well with the new look. iDownloadBlog shows off how to make your own so they integrate better.


Bundled Crapware Has Come To Macs, So Hone Your BS Detectors

There’s an old belief that Macs don’t have the same crapware/malware problem that Windows does. However, with the rise of Macs over the past few years, that’s no longer true. Our friends at the How-To Geek explain how OS X crapware works, and how to avoid it.


Customise Your Apple Mail Toolbar With Mailboxes For Quicker Sorting

Mac: For those of us still using desktop email clients, folders keep your messages organised. If you add key mailboxes to your toolbar in Apple Mail, you’ll save some keystrokes when sorting your mail.


Save Space In The OS X Mail App By Disabling Attachment Downloads

The OS X Mail app can take up a lot of space on your computer because it downloads every email. If you’re running low on space, How-To Geek suggests turning off the “Automatically download all attachments” option.


Split Or Merge Finder Tabs In OS X With A Couple Of Clicks

Mac: When Mavericks was released, we finally got tabbed browsing in Finder. It’s great, but things can get a little out of control if you open too many tabs. iDownloadBlog point to a menu item you might not have noticed before that allows you to instantly merge or split those tab windows.


How To Ditch Dropbox And Sync Files With BitTorrent Sync

Dropbox (and similar cloud services) are awesome, but they don’t give you that much control, security or privacy over your files. If you want to take control into your own hands without losing the features of cloud syncing services, BitTorrent Sync is the service for you. Here’s how to use it.


Find The Right App To Open A File Using The App Store On A Mac

Sometimes, you’ll come across a file format you’ve never seen before and can’t open on your Mac. A quick Google search will point you in the right direction, but Macgasm points out you also search right in the App Store with a single click.


The Best Chromecast Apps (2015 Edition)

Google shook up the home theatre market with its Chromecast device. Ever since it enabled developer access, the app market has been flooded with Google Cast support. Here are the most useful Chromecast apps.


Instantly Flatten A Directory In OS X With A Terminal Command

Sometimes, we all go a little too nuts on making folders inside of folders, and you just need to flatten the whole thing down to one. OS X Daily shows off a handy Terminal command for just that.