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Flagit! 1.7

Flagit is a simple add-on to Apple Mail that performs the needed task of differentiating between types of flagged items. Flagit deploys a creative flagging method, aided by flexible and extensible flagging tools, that's both attractive and utilitarian.

iStoragePro iT2PKTV Pocket View

iStoragePro’s iT2PKTV Pocket View RAID array sports several interface options, effortless hard drive removal, and a useful LCD screen menu, making it a good choice for those who like to keep updated on the state of their device.

Brooklyn Industries City Bag Medium

For a stylish, efficient messenger bag to cart around urban areas, Brooklyn Industry's City Bag Medium gives quite the bang for your buck.

Swackett 1.1

Checking the weather forecast is something most people do everyday, especially on their computers. Yet weather applications can be boring and mundane. However, Swackett is an interesting and somewhat offbeat weather application available for free.

Déjà Vu 3.7.5

Deja Vu is a simple, easy-to-configure System Preference pane that helps you backup up your data to any directly attached or network attached drive, including optical media.

Cyberduck 4.0

These days, any number of FTP clients for the Mac make it as easy as interacting with the documents on your own computer. Among them, Cyberduck is an excellent option.

Time Sink 1.2

Many Tricks' Time Sink isn't the only app that can keep track of what you do on your Mac, but it's certainly one of the easiest to use. If you need to keep track of billable hours, or just want to optimize your productivity, Time Sink can help contribute to a fine-grained time-tracking system.

Acclivity AccountEdge 2011

AccountEdge was once an outlier in the Mac accounting world, an alternative to QuickBooks Pro. Now it has slowly and steadily become the quiet, efficient, thoughtfully updated standard for managing your business’ books.

Brother HL-2280DW

The included color scanning feature distinguishes this basic small-office monochrome laser, but its toner costs are higher than average.

SGP Gariz Modern Series Genuine Leather Case (11-inch MacBook Air)

SGP’s first foray into sleeves for Apple’s smallest laptop, the Gariz Modern Series Genuine Leather Case, is attractive and well-made, but pricey and a bit too snug.

Epson WorkForce 840

There's no skimping on this small-office MFP, which offers speed and paper capacity to spare, plus sharp output and affordable inks.

Thule 13" Protection Sleeve

For storing your MacBook inside another bag or suitcase, or for some extra protection while carrying your laptop by itself, Thule's cargo-carrier-inspired 13" Protection Sleeve is a solid option.

MacBook Air SSD upgrade provides big storage, mixed speed results

If you can afford it, OWC offers storage upgrades to the mid-2010 MacBook Air. The Mercury Aura Pro Express is available in capacities ranging from 180GB for $470 to a 480GB model for $1580, which is $20 less than the price of the high-end 13-inch MacBook Air with 256GB of flash memory.

Harajuku Lovers 70s Girls 15" Laptop Case

The 70s Girls Laptop Case won't let you bring a lot of items along for a day, but it's great for running out for a quick meeting or to do some work at the coffee shop. You'll want to check out the adventurous prints before buying, but the $68 price tag is a bargain for a bold, comfortable tote that keeps your laptop snugly in place.

Q Backpack

Strange design choices for notebook padding and accessory pockets don't do any favors for a bag that otherwise sports some of Timbuk 2's more clever innovations.