Logitech on Wednesday announced the Wireless Solar Keyboard K760, a solar-powered desktop keyboard that can be paired with up to three devices (for example, a Mac, an iPad, and an iPhone) at the same time.
Justnotes is an elegant plain-text-notes app that syncs across devices using Simplenote and Dropbox.
The Mac Gems blog focuses on reviews of great, inexpensive software, but every once in a while we call your attention to past Gems that are currently even less expensive. Here are 13 Gems you can get for a steal.
EdgeCase is a unique utility that gives you the user-interface benefits of a single display when using multiple displays.
DragonDrop is a simple utility that gives you a temporary place to store files, folders, and other content, making it easier to move those items between windows, applications, and workspaces.
We've written at length about how to create a bootable installer for Lion (OS X 10.7). Lion DiskMaker simplifies the process.
If you appreciate laptop-case minimalism, Thule's Attache is sturdy, protective, and reasonably priced, and it holds both a MacBook Pro and an iPad.
Logitech on Thursday announced the Solar Keyboard Folio, a folio-style keyboard case for the iPad that charges via solar or ambient light and offers several unique features.
We love launcher utilities, which let you find and open files, folders, and applications using the keyboard. But they can do much more. Senior editor Dan Frakes shows you a second set of tips for using his favorite launcher, LaunchBar.
Macally's low-priced iKey30 iPad keyboard foregoes a Bluetooth connection in favor of a dock-connector cable. This is in some ways less convenient than a wireless connection, but it has its own advantages.
FreeSpace is a handy menu-bar utility for keeping an eye on your free drive space, as well as for quickly accessing and unmounting volumes. Version 1.1 provides a number of improvements that make it even more useful.
The Sydnee isn't inexpensive, but if you've got a few iPads and other iOS devices, it offers the convenience of full-speed charging of up to four iPads from a single wall outlet. However, if any of your iPads are protected by bulky cases, the Sydnee's design means those iPads have to share a single shelf, as the charger's slide-in slots can't accommodate bulkier cases.
Clean Text is a useful tool for cleaning up messy text. It doesn't have as many features as the best text-cleaning offerings, but it provides many of the most-common options for a reasonable price.
Many iPad keyboard cases are big and bulky, and you have to take them with you even when you don’t need the physical keyboard. Logitech's Smart Cover-inspired Ultrathin Keyboard Cover is svelte enough that if you do serious typing on your iPad, you may actually want to carry it with you all the time.
If you've ever wanted to tweak OS X's backgrounds and appearance, Lion Designer makes it relatively easy.