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FruitJuice review: Practice good battery health with your MacBook

This little Mac app lets you know when you should and shouldn't plug in your MacBook in order to get the most out of your battery life.

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Disk Diag review: Get rid of unnecessary space-hogging files on your hard drive

If you’ve got a capacious drive overrun with unwanted hangers-on, Disk Diag offers a fast, friendly way to evict them.

FilePane

FilePane review: Expand the power of drag-and-drop on your Mac

FilePane's inventive drag-and-drop approach can be a true timesaver.

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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Memory Diag review: Keep an eye on your Mac's RAM

In your Mac's menu bar, Memory Diag puts vital information about memory usage.

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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.

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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.