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Power Adapter Alarm

Power Adapter Alarm review: Hey, your MagSafe adapter is unplugged!

This app works as an alarm should your MagSafe power adapter slips out of your MacBook's socket.

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iBetterCharge review: Track your iOS device's battery life while using your Mac

While you're using your Mac, iBetterCharge can tell you when you need to plug in your iPhone or iPad.

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Folderol review: Add color to your OS X Finder folders

Folderol colorizes the folder icons on your Mac.

Flexiglass

Flexiglass review: Control OS X windows with your keyboard and multitouch gestures

Flexiglass is an intriguing implementation of the Mac’s accessibility features, and worth trying if you’re interested in simpler window movement.

Powershot

Powershot 1.5 review: Annotate your screenshots as you shoot them

Powershot is a screen capture utility with annotation tools and flexible file-saving features.

EtreCheck

EtreCheck review: Get a full status report on your troubled Mac

EtreCheck creates a profile of your computer so you can use it when troubleshooting a problem.

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Drive-cloning utilities: The best Mac apps for making a bootable backup

A good backup plan should include a bootable duplicate. We tell you the best app for the task.

Network Radar

Network Radar review: Mac app checks your network health

Network Radar has a robust set of tools for troubleshooting your local area network.

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Contexts review: Make your OS X windows more manageable

Having trouble finding the exact window you need in OS X? Context give you the tools to find the window you want.

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Folder Tidy review: End the chaos of your unorganized Mac files

Folder Tidy works by organizing your files into folders, based on rules you define.

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LogViewer for Time Machine review: Find Time Machine info in OS X system logs

When Time Machine goes awry, OS X's system logs record what went wrong. LogViewer makes it easier to find that info in the log.

Numi

Numi 2.0.1 review: Not your typical Mac calculator

Numi eschews the traditional keypad in favor of casual, text-based equations that let you see exactly what's been added and subtracted.

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SnapNDrag Pro 3.5.6 review: A superb Mac app for organizing and annotating your screenshots

Smart and simple to use, SnapNDrag Pro is an essential tool for anyone who takes Mac screenshots on a daily basis.