Mac: Not a fan of using an office program just to read a DOCX file? Blogger Jacob Salmela shares an Automator script that will convert DOCX into a PDF with a right-click.
Mac: Sometimes you need to send an email at a specific time. Maybe it’s an anniversary or just a reminder. Chrome extensions like SndLater let you do this with Gmail. If you have a Mac, Automator lets you schedule mail through Apple’s default Mail app.
Webapps are great, but sometimes you’d like something separate from your browser. For that, OS X Lion has a “website popup” feature built-in to Automator that sticks webapps in their own desktop window.