Don't-Miss Web & communication software Stories
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.
Under Mountain Lion, Safari is a blast to use, and its relatively few additions all prove worthwhile.
PrivacyScan offers a one-stop way to mitigate common privacy concerns by identifying and destroying Internet files placed on your computer that track your usage and reveal your online activities to others.
Firefox 14 lands pleasantly between Safari’s slick design sense and Chrome’s quickness.
Favs stores your Facebook "likes," Twitter "favorites," and other marked posts in one, comprehensive package.