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iStat Menus 5 provides more system information in a prettier package

If you routinely dig into the Utilities folder to learn about what's occupying your Mac's time, save yourself the trouble and purchase iStat Menus 5.

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Review: Wunderlist 3 for iOS and OS X shines at delegation

Wunderlist may be the best group task management app you'll ever put your hands on.

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Mac Gems: Recovery Partition Creator adds OS X Recovery to any drive

To use OS X's handy OS X Recovery feature, or to enable FileVault on an external drive, you need a special recovery partition on your drive. This utility can add it if the OS X installer didn't.

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Unclutter review: Utility provides simple solutions to everyday tasks

Unclutter is an inexpensive Mac utility that provides you with a simple clipboard viewer, file storage area, and notepad. It's not terribly feature rich, but it gets easy jobs done.

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Duplicate Detective review: Make short work of finding duplicate files

If you'd like a simple and inexpensive tool for weeding out duplicates files on your drives, Duplicate Detective is for you.

Spark Digital microphone review: Cool mic hampered by ungainly stand

Blue Microphones' Spark Digital microphone captures sound well and supports both computer and iOS recording. But its stand makes it more difficult to work with than it should be.