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The Week in Mac Apps: Serious money, hard math, and fun times

This week's roundup of Mac apps has everything you need for a productive and fun day: budgeting, tracking your things, doing a little math, and then letting off some steam while steering a spaceship.

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Serious money, hard math, and fun times

This week’s roundup of Mac apps has everything you need for a productive and fun day: budgeting, tracking your things, doing a little math, and then letting off some steam while steering a spaceship.

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Avoid: Sensory Overload 1.2.2

48h Studio’s free Avoid: Sensory Overload will keep you entertained during your downtime with a simple but highly entertaining game in which your own objective is to avoid falling into the void of space.

Fast-paced and very colorful, the game is simple to understand but hard to master, and delivers endless fun for a price that’s hard to beat.

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Delivered! – Package Tracking Made Simple 1.1

Fernando Saragoca's free Delivered! (Mac App Store Link) makes quick work of tracking your packages right from the convenience of your menu.

The app supports all major carriers, and works as a companion to Saragoca’s $2 iOS app of the same name.

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Fragment 1.5.1

Developer Mihail Naydenov’s free Fragment (Mac App Store Link) is a cool image viewer that shows you your photos using an innovative and unique user interface.

The app is simple to use, looks great on Retina displays, and comes with support for a number of sharing options.

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iMathGeo 3.0.0

Unlock the mysteries of calculus with Philippe Logel’s $22 iMathGeo (Mac App Store Link), a perfect companion to research and homework that helps you solve and graph complex equations.

The app supports both 2D and 3D drawing, and can render formulae in nicely-formatted scientific notation.

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InerziaThings 3.5

InerziaSoft’s $15 InerziaThings (Mac App Store Link) helps you keep track of everything you own, so that you can easily figure out things like price and warranty coverage.

The app allows you to record lots of information, like date of purchase and coverage information, and even add your own text notes to every item.

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Mach Write 1.5.0

Mach Software Design’s $3 Mach Write (Mac App Store Link) is a handy tool for editing and annotating text documents and PDF files.

The app works across both OS X and iOS, and even supports Handoff between multiple devices.

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Magic Window - Yosemite National Park 1.2

Jetson Creative’s $3 Magic Window - Yosemite National Park (Mac App Store Link) replaces your desktop with real-life timelapse videos of Yosemite National Park.

The app features 18 different views from inside the park, with both daytime and nighttime options, support for multiple screens, and full support for Retina screens.

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Notebooks - Write Documents, Manage Tasks, Organize Files 1.1.1

Developer Alfons Schmid dubs his $20 Notebooks (Mac App Store Link) as “the only notebook you’ll ever need,” and it’s not hard to see why.

The app allows you to collect your writing, images, and other media in many different containers—appropriately called notebooks—where you can then organize them according to a variety of criteria.

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Visual Budget: Expense Tracking and Budget Management 1.10

Kiwi Objects’s $10 Visual Budget: Expense Tracking and Budget Management (Mac App Store Link) tracks your expenses and helps you stick to a budget for both personal and business purposes.

The app allows you to quickly and efficiently divide your expenses by category, can produce great-looking charts that give you a visual indication of where your hard-earned money is going, and even comes with built-in support for recurring transactions.