Mark Frauenfelder decided to start fresh with a new iMac and make apps "earn their place". The first five to make it back? Xmarks and 1Password for bookmarks/passwords, Dropbox, Growl notifications, and Evernote, paired with a ScanSnap. [Boing Boing]
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