We've given you the Eddy Awards and App Gems Awards. It's time for recognizing our favorite Mac Gems of 2011.
Sitting in front of your computer all day can be wearing. BreakTime reminds you to take frequent breaks.
A new Mac software bundle offers a number of Mac Gems favorites, as well as other titles, for a bargain of a price.
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 menu-bar player for the Pandora streaming-music service.
Bloom Built has put together a polished journaling tool for storing your personal thoughts and experiences.
Tunesque makes it easier to find Apple-hawked media by consolidating searches of all Apple's media stores in a single interface.
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.
Jettison lets you unmount external volumes by just closing your MacBook's lid (or putting your desktop Mac to sleep). When you hear Jettison's confirmation sound, it's safe to unplug and go.
FreeSpace is a handy menu-bar utility for keeping an eye on your free drive space, as well as for quickly accessing and unmounting volumes.