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Set Dock Magnification To A Keyboard Shortcut In OS X

Magnifying the icons in your Dock on mouseover can be helpful, but you might not want to have the feature on all the time. How-To Geek points out that you can set it up so you only trigger the magnification with a keystroke.


ClickLight Enables Your Phone's Flashlight With The Power Button

Android: Let’s be honest. The flash on your phone is used far more often as a torch than as a camera flash. Clicklight makes it a little easier to use it for this purpose by turning on the light when you double-tap your power button.


Delete Blank Rows And Columns In Excel With A Few Clicks

Spreadsheets can get messy. Cleaning a sheet of blank rows or columns sounds straightforward enough, but it can be time-consuming if you do it manually. This method gets the job done in just a few clicks, even on huge spreadsheets.


Glimpse Stuffs Your Favourite Sites Into The Notification Center

iOS: If you incessantly check one or two websites, then loading up Safari each time can get cumbersome. Glimpse lets you put any web page you want right in Notification Center.


Make OS X Tags Easily Accessible From The Dock As A Stack

Apple introduced document tagging in Mavericks, but you can usually only access those tags through Finder. Macgasm points out that while it’s a little clunky, you can add those tags to the Dock.


NinjaMode Adds A Dark Mode Toggle To OS X's Menu Bar

Mac: Dark Mode is one of the nicer new features of OS X Yosemite, but you have to dive all the way into the System Preferences to enable it. NinjaMode is a simple little app that adds a toggle to your menu bar.


Search Your Email Receipts Right From Google

If you use Gmail, you probably know that Google can parse your email receipts for things like package tracking in Google Now. If you want to see a list of your most recent receipts — or see one in particular — you can just search “my purchases” on Google.


Flashlight Adds More Search Results To Spotlight

Mac: OS X Yosemite brought new functionality to Spotlight, but it’s still a little lacking. Flashlight is an app still in early alpha that adds some handy new features.


New Windows 10 Build Adds Three-Finger Gestures

Microsoft had rolled out a new test build for Windows 10. As well as the expected bug fixes (and new bugs), there are some new features, including some nifty three-finger gestures for touchpads.


Filepane Adds File Management Options To Drag-And-Drop

Mac: Actions such as resizing images, zipping files and creating new folders can take a lot of clicks. If you want to speed up the process, Filepane is a simple file management app that expands what you can do with drag-and-drop functionality.