Don't-Miss Macs Stories

Mac gaming talk of town, among winners at award shows

On Saturday, the Game Developers Conference wraps up at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. By all accounts, it’s been a very exciting week for Mac gaming.

Promising prospect: Quiet Read

Quiet Read lets you quickly store, and quickly access, URLs you want to save for later viewing.

H&R Block At Home and Intuit TurboTax

There are still some of the same differences between the two major desktop tax preparation programs, Intuit TurboTax and H&R Block At Home (formerly TaxCut. But TurboTax has improved.

Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition

The Ultimate Sith Edition is set in the years between Episode III and Episode IV in the Star Wars canon. Darth Vader has sent you, his secret apprentice, to track down and kill rogue Jedi.

FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 11

A year after the release of the FileMaker 10 database program, version 11 has arrived, with new tools and great new features that make it even easier to use.

Espionage keeps your data safe from spying eyes

Espionage provides a unique twist on encrypted disk images, integrating them with Finder folders.

iZotope Music & Speech Cleaner 1.0

iZotope Music & Speech Cleaner is easy to recommend for anyone who needs to clean up audio files frequently.

Parallels Desktop Switch To Mac

If you're feeling a little nervous about using Macs for the first time, the Switch To Mac Edition might well be worth the extra money.

Aperture 3.0.1

Apple has finally updated its pro photo management app, Aperture, to version 3, and there's something in this new release for every level of photographer.

HandBrake remains a rockin' rippin' application

HandBrake 0.9.4 offers improved speed, a helpful preview window, subtitles you can switch off, and constant encoding. What's not to like?

BrainDistrict LifeAssets

LifeAssets 1.0 offers an interesting twist on the way you view and plan for your financial future. It sets your focus forward, so that you can see where your financial future lies.

Status Screen Saver and ScriptSaver

While most screen savers are little more than eye candy, some provide useful functionality. We take a Mac Gems look at two screen savers that serve a purpose.

Strata Foto 3D CX 2

Strata Foto 3D CX lets you use a standard digital camera to capture real-world objects as textured 3D models.