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Mac Gems: Eye-Friendly is a handy resolution switcher for Retina MacBooks

Eye-Friendly's keyboard shortcuts and multiple-display support make it a nice resolution switcher for Retina MacBooks.

Mac Gems: Timebar turns your menu bar into your timer

Timebar's visual approach to timers repurposes your menu bar inoffensively.

Review: Make a visual display for your data with Status Board for iPad

If you need to display and update data on a regular basis with a minimum of difficulty, it's unlikely that you'll find anything better at handling that task than Status Board.

Mac Gems: The Unarchiver is a free, robust file-extraction utility

If you find OS X's built-in capabilities for unarchiving and uncompressing files to be too limited, you'll want to check out Dag Agren's free The Unarchiver.

Mac Gems: Lost Photos recovers forgotten images received via email

Lost Photos helps you find photos, received via email, that have gotten lost in your ever-growing archive of old messages.

Review: CleanMyMac 2 removes unnecessary files to free up storage space

Macpaw's catch-all utility offers scanning and cleanup of accumulated fluff—generally unused files and applications—on your Mac.

Mac Gems: Stay keeps your windows exactly where you want them

Cordless Dog's Stay ensures your windows stay where you want them. It's a useful utility for Mac users who switch between multiple monitor configurations, such as MacBook owners who connect to an external display.

Mac Gems: Pupil is a quick-change artist for the Retina MacBook Pro

Retina MacBook Pro owners should have a screen resolution switching utility, and Pupil is one to consider. It’s convenient and pleasing to use, despite a few minor quirks.

Review: Sublime Text 2 is a refined text editor that's a pleasure to use

With its custom interface and text-editor sensibilities, Sublime Text 2 offers a polished editing experience that rewards familiarity with comfort and speed.

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Mac Gems: Alfred 2 ups the launcher-app ante

Alfred 2, a major update to the popular app- and file-launching utility, adds workflows and customizable themes while maintaining the app's ease of use. But it lacks some of the configuration options of its more-powerful competitors.

Mac Gems: Disk Doctor 2.1 frees up storage space on your Mac

Running out of drive space? You can sort through your drive yourself to find files to dump--or you can save some time by using Disk Doctor.

Review: Write for iPhone brings easy Markdown writing for Dropbox users

Write is a powerful text-editing app that offers shortcuts for formatting and sharing standard text files using Markdown.

Review: Kaleidoscope 2 brings state-of-the-art file comparison to OS X

Aimed squarely at a technical crowd of developers and designers, Black Pixel's file-comparison app comes with great features and easy integration into existing workflows.