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Per Se does its best to approximate on the Mac the old school pulp and ink journaling experience, while adding in some very cool features that could only exist in a digital notebook.
If you have several .docs files you need to convert to an older Word format, Batch Docx Converter can help.
Overland Equipment's Cambridge is a great option for people who need to carry more than just their laptop.
Why is your Mac--or your Mac's Internet connection--running slow? Which programs are gobbling up RAM, hogging the CPU, or sucking up all your bandwidth? MiStat can help you keep tabs on precisely what your machine is doing.
For small offices needing to print large, great-looking photos and spreadsheets, the Canon Pixma iX6520 is worth a look. It lacks features often found on office-oriented printers, and its plain paper photo prints were less than stellar, but its price per page and print times were on par with standard letter-sized inkjets.
ClouldPull is a utility for users of Google services, such as Docs and Calendar. The software helps retrieve that data from the cloud.
Übermask allows users to hide files or folders from view by rendering them invisible to Finder, Spotlight and even popular add-on utilities like Quicksilver and Alfred.
Mindful presents your calendar on your desktop, but under any windows or icons. It's unobtrusive yet still easy to access.
Weblock unlocks your ability to restrict access to files shared on Mac OS X's built-in Apache server. This allows you to put an authentication dialog on any directory being shared through your Web server or filter based on IP address.
DwellClick allows you to navigate your Mac with your mouse without clicking. It works surprisingly well.
If you're looking for a streamlined, quality MacBook Air case, you can’t go wrong with either Waterfield's Wallet or Travel Express.
Undock helps laptop users get going faster by automatically unmounting drives all at once. No longer will you have to manually eject every removable drive in order to pack up and go.
Like Automator, Fake gives AppleScript's powerful tools a user-friendly graphical interface. But where Automator controls the workings of Mac OS X, Fake lets you script just about anything you do on the Web.
If you frequently use Terminal, check out DTerm, a nifty utility that provides instant access to a Terminal-like shell interface from within whatever application you're currently using.
Digital Arts Magazine got a chance to test LaCie's Little Big Disk, an external hard drive with Thunderbolt, and the results are as impressive as you'd expect.