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UnoDNS surgically circumvents geographic content restrictions, letting you watch Hulu or enjoy Pandora from anywhere. Rather than tunnel 100% of your traffic through a clunky VPN that slows you down and caps your bandwidth, UnoDNS targets a small fraction of your traffic and modifies only the tiny parts it must change to circumvent geographic restrictions.
With live preview, multiple themes, and no ads, open-source Dillinger.io lets you focus on your text and easily format it using the simple Markdown language, producing HTML documents with very little effort.
With the Vimari Safari extension installed, you don't have to take your fingers off the keyboard to navigate websites and links.
If you live and die by email, MailMate may prove a godsend, especially at its reasonable $30 price tag.
The latest update to iOS's oldest Twitter client brings an entirely new user interface, and a focus on simplicity and elegance.
This mail app offers enough features to be an improvement over the built-in Mail app, though some of its peripheral capabilities don't impress.
This free email client from the makers of Firefox, aided by a legion of dedicated volunteer programmers, has more add-ons and customizable features than Apple’s Mail or Microsoft’s Outlook.
The previous version of Mail looked radically different from its predecessors. The new Mail 6 that comes with Mountain Lion seems nearly identical—its changes are small.
If you're looking for the highest level of privacy and a service that has all the pieces in one place for backup, sync, and read-only folder sharing, SpiderOak offers the strongest solution.
We're big fans of third-party software that enhances OS X Mail's features and functions, and for the next week, a number of developers of Gem-worthy Mail add-ons have teamed up to offer some great deals.
Postbox 3 is a superb, and inexpensive, upgrade for those who want more out of their email client than Apple's Mail provides.
What it lacks in surface refinements, it more than makes up for in raw power.
A browser made in China that has made it to the U.S. and the Mac. Maxthon is a blisteringly fast, undeniably slick way to navigate the web.
Cookie Stumbler finds browser cookies, including advertising and tracking ones, and gives you the option to delete them all, or inspect and banish them individually.
Want to stop your Mac apps from automatically accessing the Internet? Radio Silence, a useful firewall tool, can help with that.