Don't-Miss Utility Software Stories
Whenever Kirk McElhearn sets up a new Mac, these are the apps he installs first.
Data Rescue One bundles the Data Rescue software with a storage device for file recovery.
Make custom text snippets for commonly-used phrases and personal data available from anywhere a keyboard can be used on your iPhone.
Using a unique text command interface, Input captures information and takes action on up to 16 different cloud services from a single app.
DaisyDisk 4 scans mounted volumes, making it easy to identify and then eliminate large or unwanted files taking up space there.
If you use this app on a large iTunes library, be prepared to twiddle your thumbs.
Weather forecasts with a generous side of attitude and humor.
A new release of a favorite utility reduces the clutter up top in OS X.
iPhone owners can maintain privacy by setting up limited-use alternate phone numbers for calls, texts, and picture messages.
StickyBrain returns after a 10-year absence in an attempt to make virtual Post-It notes on the Mac cool again.
An inexpensive app for making custom wallpapers on your iOS device.
This free app can be a useful utility for app developers or for providing tech support.
While this timer doesn't have a lot of features, its unique interface makes it stand out.
Know if you should grab your umbrella when you head out for lunch, without looking at your phone.
An inexpensive utility blocks all network access for apps except those you mark when at Wi-Fi hotspots or using a Personal Hotspot.