Don't-Miss Utility software Stories

Launch Center Pro deserves a space in your iPhone's dock

Launch Center Pro is an app for iPhone power users. If you like keyboard utilities like LaunchBar on your Mac, you want Launch Center Pro on your iPhone.

Customize your Mac's battery warnings with Low Battery Saver

Low Battery Saver warns you when your battery hits a certain amount of time remaining, and then shuts down your computer.

Speed Download manages downloads and FTP to boost workflow

Speed Download is a download and FTP manager with features for both basic and more advanced needs. This is a highly useful app, which integrates well into Safari and iTunes, and can greatly boost your workflow.

NoteTote lets you download files remotely

NoteTote is a clever utility that lets you download files to your Mac no matter where you are, or what device you're using, when you come across the link.

CleanMyDrive lets you monitor and clean removable drives

CleanMyDrive lets you monitor connected drives and mounted volumes, but it can also automatically clean thumb drives and other removable drives to keep them free of cruft.

Codosaurus 1.3 for iPhone and iPad

We revisit the iPad and iPhone code editor after a recent update that takes some small steps forward and a big step backward.

Diet Coda for iPad

If you work on websites and want the ability to update them from your iPad, there’s no app better suited to that purpose than Panic's mobile code editor.

Promising Prospect: EdgeCase enhances multiple-display setups

EdgeCase is a unique utility that gives you the user-interface benefits of a single display when using multiple displays.

TransFire XP for iPhone

TransFire XP is meant to simplify chatting between you and your friends who speak other languages. Unfortunately, however, the app is uniformly awful.

CrashPlan+: Reliable cloud backup and online storage

CrashPlan+ is a cloud-based online backup program that offers three ways to access saved data: through an iOS app, through desktop software, or through CrashPlan’s website.

To-do app Due delights on the Mac

To-do and timer app Due has arrived on OS X, offering the same reminder, timer, and log support as its iOS version in a Mac-optimized interface. The program retains the simplicity of the touchscreen original while effectively transitioning to OS X's point-and-click environment.

DragonDrop makes moving things more convenient

DragonDrop is a simple utility that gives you a temporary place to store files, folders, and other content, making it easier to move those items between windows, applications, and workspaces.

Lion DiskMaker makes it easier to create a bootable Lion installer

We've written at length about how to create a bootable installer for Lion (OS X 10.7). Lion DiskMaker simplifies the process.