Category Archives: Mac OSX

Apple missed a HUGE boat

I love my Apple Watch.  The modular watch face with complications from each of: personal calendar (Apple cal) work calendar (Fantastical) weather (Accueeather) battery level (built-in) fitness circles (built-in) is EXACTLY what I want in a watch face.  Soon, I’ll … Continue reading

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Duet Display

Duet Display Duet lets you use your iPad as a second monitor on your Mac or Windows computer. Subtitle:  I carry a second monitor in my bag… Every now and again you find a tool that is so useful you … Continue reading

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Fluid – the Site-Specific Browser (SSB)

This past weekend I rediscovered Fluid.  Fluid is a Site-Specific Browser for Mac.  It packages up a WebKit browser that is specific to one website (or sites – the list is configurable).  I spent up and purchased a proper license. … Continue reading

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My (nearly) perfect computer

Wow, did I make a good choice. In late August I upgraded from my trusty 15″ MacBook Pro (late 2008) to a 11″ MacBook Air (mid-2011).  I was pretty nervous about the switch.  I’ve been the productive owner of a … Continue reading

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ExpanDrive

ExpanDrive allows Mac users to mount remote storage as though it was local.  While this alone isn’t rocket science, the variety of supported remote storages and the reliability of the software have made it a nearly indispensable tool. I routinely … Continue reading

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Filing email on your Mac

Every now and again you find a little piece of software that, in hindsight,  you wonder how you lived without.  A while ago I found just such a piece of software, MsgFiler.  The developer recently released an upgrade exclusively through the … Continue reading

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Caffeine for your Mac

Sometimes it’s the small things that make a difference. In this case a friend of mine referred me to a very clever little utility called Caffeine. From the product’s webpage: Caffeine is a tiny program that puts an icon in the … Continue reading

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