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AirServer turns your Mac into an AirPlay receiver

Looking to show off your iOS device's AirPlay capabilities, but don't have an Apple TV or AirPort Express? AirServer lets you stream media directly to your Mac.

Notificant for iPhone reminds you wherever you are

The new iPhone version of Notificant works with the Mac app and Web service to sync your reminders across all your devices.

New bundles offer a slew of Mac software at steep savings

Who doesn't love a good Mac software bundle? Here are three new bundles that combine a bunch of apps at steep discounts.

Quicksilver productivity utility gets dusted off, again

One of the Mac's most touted power user utilities is experiencing another revival, thanks to a new team of developers.

MacPaw releases Ensoul iPhone customization app

Software developer MacPaw announced that its new iPhone customization tool, Ensoul, is now available on the Mac App Store.

Per Se offers immersive writing experience on the Mac

Developers of the new Per Se personal journaling app for the Mac are promising to restore the "pen and paper feeling" to the act of writing on your computer.

RemoteTunes streams your iTunes library via MobileMe

RemoteTunes is a new utility that allows MobileMe customers to access their iTunes libraries remotely.

Printopia 2.0 adds password protection, more virtual printers

Version 2.0 of Ecamm Network's Printopia adds the ability to print directly from your iOS device to specific applications, assign workflows to your printouts, and password protect your printers.

MainMenu system maintenance app adds customization

MainMenu, a maintenance program that helps Mac users clean up and optimize their computers, has been updated with a new user interface and the ability to more easily customize tasks.

Prompt marries SSH and iOS in simple, elegant ceremony

Prompt is a new SSH client for iOS devices brought to you by the folks at Panic.

Font-fixer Smasher gets new interface in update

Smasher, a program that automatically fixes font problems that can cause garbled text, has been updated with a redesigned user interface, improved support for Adobe CS 5, and a new range of font preview capabilities.

Easy Alarms provides flexible options for waking up, sleeping in

Easy Alarms, an offering from developer Rogue Sheep, debuted Thursday in the App Store. The ad-supported app features many of the same functions of the iPhone's alarm, but with two major twists.

Adobe debuts Creative Suite 5.5

Adobe debuts mid-cycle upgrades for Creative Suite and lengthens the time span for major releases.