TypeSnippets Is A Visual Text Expansion Keyboard For iOS

iOS: We all know text expansion is great, but sometimes it’s hard to remember the abbreviations you make. TypeSnippets solves this by making it a more visual experience.

Toggle Hardware Controls In Android Lollipop With A Voice Command

For the longest time, voice commands such as “turn on Wi-Fi” on Android would give you a settings page where you could manually toggle your settings. In Android Lollipop, however, they work immediately.

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.

Itsycal For Mac Stuffs A Calendar Into Your Menubar

Mac: For whatever reason, Apple’s Calendar app doesn’t include a menubar app. Itsycal is a tiny little app that adds that exact function and hooks it right into Calendar.

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.