Our Mac Gems department aims to uncover the best in great, inexpensive software. Of the nearly 120 Mac Gems we reviewed in 2013, here are our favorites.
If you share Dropbox links on a regular basis, or you're looking for an easy way to share files with others, Dragshare can save you time and headaches.
If you ever search for, copy, share, or otherwise fiddle with bits of text (and who doesn't), Liquid will make your life a lot easier.
Hate working in silence? Coffitivity brings the ambiance of your favorite coffee shop to your office to help you be more productive.
EasyRes is a nifty menu-bar utility for switching screen resolutions. Unlike other similar utilities, EasyRes shows you how a resolution change will affect your screen...before you actually make the change.
Dropzone takes several different tasks and makes them drag-and-dropable.
Rogue Amoeba on Friday released a new $15 Mac app called Intermission. Like TiVo for sound, the app buffers streaming audio so you can pause something you're listening to live.
StatsBar shows you comprehensive stats about your Mac and allows you to free up inactive RAM either on demand or at a threshold.
Moment is a tidy, elegant menu-bar app that gives you quick access to your Facebook notifications, and makes submitting status updates as simple as click and type, or drag and drop.
It's hard to use a modern computer interface without a mouse or trackpad, but Shortcat helps you reduce your dependency on point-and-click in favor of clever keyboard-based shortcuts that work nearly everywhere on your Mac.