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Flexibits releases Fantastical 1.2

Flexibits has released version 1.2 of its standout calendar app, Fantastical, adding multiple language localizations and improved event parsing.

PopClip brings iOS-like text-editing options to Mac OS X

PopClip will appeal to both iOS fans and Mac traditionalists by making text-editing and -processing commands more accessible.

Favorite Mac Gems of 2011

We've given you the Eddy Awards and App Gems Awards. It's time for recognizing our favorite Mac Gems of 2011.

Break Time reminds you to take five

Sitting in front of your computer all day can be wearing. BreakTime reminds you to take frequent breaks.

Gems for a Steal, Redux

A new Mac software bundle offers a number of Mac Gems favorites, as well as other titles, for a bargain of a price.

Control iTunes from the keyboard with Take Five and SizzlingKeys

With a pair of utilities, staff writer Lex Friedman is able to control iTunes entirely from his keyboard--and no longer forgets to resume his music all day after pausing it to take a phone call.

PandaBar is a nifty Pandora client for Mac

PandaBar is a nifty menu-bar player for the Pandora streaming-music service.

Day One is a polished journaling tool

Bloom Built has put together a polished journaling tool for storing your personal thoughts and experiences.

Tunesque lets you search all of Apple's media stores at once

Tunesque makes it easier to find Apple-hawked media by consolidating searches of all Apple's media stores in a single interface.

Dragon Express: Mac transcription for less

As you'd expect, Nuance's new Dragon Express app might cost just $50, but it isn't as full-featured as the company's $200 Dragon Dictate app.