Don't-Miss Macs Stories

Cinch makes two-up and full-screen windows a cinch

Cinch makes it easy to place two windows side-by-side, each half the size of your screen: just drag one window to the left and the other to the right.

TypeStyler X (v.10.6)

TypeStyler X's breadth and depth of its typographic features and constant visual feedback make it perfectly suited for teaching many aspects of graphic design

Nisus Writer Pro 1.4

For an awful lot of users, including users with advanced document-production needs, Nisus Writer Pro is a solid and very satisfactory alternative to Word.

QuickBoot eases startup-volume switches

QuickBoot makes it quick and easy to switch between multiple bootable volumes volume.

Bioshock

Bioshock was the breakout first person shooter of 2007 and has become arguably the most anticipated port to come to the Mac platform this year.

Mac Gems of the Year (2009)

It's the season of awards at Macworld, and in this installment of Mac Gems, Dan Frakes names the Gems of the Year.

MacSpeech Dictate International 1.5

MacSpeech Dictate International is quite efficient for basic dictation. After you get used to the quirks in editing and training, and learn to edit your dictation frequently, it can be very useful.

iMedia Browser makes accessing your media easy

Karelia's iMedia Browser gives you an iLife-style media browser across all your programs.

DoorStop X Security Suite 2.3

DoorStop X Security Suite is a collection of three tools designed to leverage your Mac’s built-in firewall, help you understand how others are trying to access your computer, and to help you understand how to keep your Mac secure.

ShareTool extends Bonjour over the 'net

ShareTool lets you securely share, over the Internet, all the services on a particular computer, as well as all the services that computer can reach on its local network.

PDFpen 4.5

PDFpen allows you to edit text in PDFs, insert images and make their backgrounds transparent, choose to print or not print notes and comments, highlight in multiple colors, and even do OCR on scanned PDFs.

SymbolicLinker takes the hassle out of symlinking

SymbolicLinker enhances the Finder's contextual menus, making it simple to create Unix symbolic links.

More financial news apps for iPhone

Financial news apps from CNNMoney.com and Yahoo both have some worthwhile features for market watchers. But the standout app is FT Mobile, particularly if you're willing to pay for a premium membership with the financial newspaper's online site.