Don't-Miss Software Stories

Track your Mac's battery cycles with Sleep Monitor

Although several battery-tracking apps exist in the Mac App Store, few offer Sleep Monitor's visual graph, which is the most important feature of the app.

Houzz Interior Design Ideas for iPhone and iPad

Houzz lets you scroll through hundreds of thousands of photos and products and add them to your own virtual lookbooks, but you can also peruse informational content, buy products, and find professional home-design services in your local area directly through the app.

SideFolders allows fast access to frequently used files

Create your own lists so you can have any folder and document hierarchy you want in SideFolders's panel without changing the locations of the actual folders and documents.

SocialFolders keeps track of your cloud data

Link your social accounts with the SocialFolders website, and then download the SocialFolders app, which syncs all of your media to a set of folders on your Mac.

Fireworks CS6 mobile design focus forms linchpin of new strategy

Fireworks CS6 has numerous advantages as a Web design environment, including an extensive symbol library, hooks with Dreamweaver, and enhanced support for CSS.

Log Leech offers a clean interface for viewing system log files

Log Leech can group system log entries by application or process, something you can only do in your Mac's native Console by running searches.

Use Timer Pro for Mac to set customized alarms with advanced features

Set stopwatch, count down, and alarm clock alarms with Timer Pro for Mac, and export alarms to your calendar or other apps to keep them organized.

Flash Professional CS6 gets retooled for game, mobile app development

Mobile games are a hot market, so it's no surprise, that Adobe is focusing on this group of developers with Flash Professional CS6.

Typist helps you correct poor typing habits

Typist teaches the basics of touch-typing through a series of lessons. It also includes speed drills and two courses that teach alternative keyboards, including the Dvorak Keyboard and calculator keyboard.

Schedule playtimes for iTunes playlists with Daypart

Choose the days and times you want your iTunes playlists to start playing—Daypart works with regular, Smart, or Genius playlists.

Watch your Internet usage with NetUse Monitor

NetUse Traffic Monitor keeps an eye on your Internet activity, displays it on a graph, and provides alerts to keep you out of the bandwidth poorhouse.

Adobe Prelude CS6 streamlines tapeless video handling

Adobe's replacement for its OnLocation software adds media handling capabilities, but removes much of that program's original functionality.

Use CleanMyMac to free up space

CleanMyMac scans your caches, logs, language files, universal binaries, system junk, and trashes & leftovers to get rid of unnecessary files and free up space on your Mac.