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WavTap review: A free way to capture your Mac's audio

WavTap is a menu-dar utility for saving your Mac's audio.

TechTool Pro 7 review: A nearly complete set of Mac troubleshooting tools

Micromat’s TechTool has a great toolset for Mac troubleshooting.

LogDiver review: Get the data you need from complex log files

LogDiver is a utility for software development or system administration.

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Review: IDriveSync secures cloud storage

IDriveSync is an easy-to-use cloud storage and syncing solution that offers added security missing from some of its rivals. It offers both AES 256-bit and private key encryption, which will appeal to anyone who's weary of weak cloud-based security.

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Mac Gems: Be a better MacBook battery manager with Battery Health

Battery Health provides detailed battery information so you can keep track of your laptop's battery life.

Mac Gems: Free up your Mac's RAM with Memory Clean

Memory Clean is a simple Mac app that clears out unnecessary digital cruft in your Mac's RAM.

Mac Gems: Should I Sleep puts your Mac into a proper sleep routine

Filled with features and customization options, Should I Sleep is a valuable Mac utility.

Mac Gems: Veteran Gem LaunchBar gets better and better

The latest version of this app-launching, file-opening app is better than ever.

Mac Gems: Startupizer takes control of login items

Startupizer supercharges OS X's Login Items list by letting you determine the order in which login items load, as well as configure conditions that determine whether each item loads.

Mac Gems: OneSafe gives 1Password some password-saving competition

There's no shortage of password managers for OS X, but Lunabee's OneSafe, like the popular 1Password, sets itself apart with a smart feature set and impressive usability.

Review: Hard as it tries, Chatology can't overcome Messages flakiness

Flexibits's newest Mac app is Chatology, which attempts to improve on searching your Messages logs. Unfortunately, the app seems to have contracted some of Messages's own flakiness.

Review: TextExpander Touch 2 a typing timesaver for iOS

This utility lets you use keyboard shortcuts to place frequently-used text snippets into your documents.

Mac Gems: Keyboard Maestro 6 is a genius at repetitive tasks

If you find yourself typing the same text strings over and over, navigating to the same file-locations, or running through the same menus, you need to try Keyboard Maestro.

Mac Gems: iStat Menus is a standout app for monitoring your Mac

Bjango's iStat Menus 4 does a better job than the competition when it comes to showing you what's going on inside your Mac.

Mac Gems: Highland is a minimalist, wonderful screenplay tool

Writing a script is fun. Formatting a script? Less so. Highland won't replace Final Draft for most professionals, but it's a wonderful supplemental tool for getting the most important part—the writing—on digital paper.