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ReFind makes frequently used folders easy to find

Developers, designers, audio pros, or anyone who uses a large number of folders will welcome the ability to jump directly to a frequently used folder or file from within any application. ReFind lets you do so without searching or clicking through stacks of open Finder windows.

Projectbook for iPad

This new note-taking and task management tool offers several unique features that may appeal to productivity-minded iPad owners. The app may not quite measure up to a more mature rival like Evernote at this point, but Brian Beam thinks Projectbook is off to a good start.

Weekly Wrap: Fix Mountain Lion bugs, avoid scary hacks

Don't look now, but summer's kind of winding down. Now's the time to go outside with your laptop or iOS device, and catch up on both the sun's rays and Macworld's biggest stories from the past week.

Task-management app Things updated with cloud sync, new features

The popular task-management app Things received a long-awaited update, adding cloud sync and a number of new features.

Configure destinations for your files with Dropzone

Dropzone lets you quickly perform custom actions on files that you drag into either its menubar icon or onto its pop-out Circles.

New iPad app Projectbook merges note-taker with task manager

Launched on the App Store Wednesday, Projectbook lets you take notes and turn the information stored in the app into to-dos and tasks. The new release works on the iPad 2 and third-generation iPad but Mac and iPhone versions are in the works.

Apply metadata tags to files with Tagit

Tagit lets you add metadata tags to files for easy searching, either through Tagit itself or other apps that are compatible with the OpenMeta tagging standard.

Kwaga acquires notification app Boxcar

Boxcar -- rumored as dead in the water mere weeks ago -- on Thursday announced it had been acquired by Kwaga.

Use VisualDiffer to compare the contents of folders and files

With files, you may want to look at changes in source code, HTML code, or other data. VisualDiffer will spot these differences for you.

PhotoSweeper is a simple and efficient utility for organizing photos

PhotoSweeper aims to help trim down your photo library by analyzing your photos and finding duplicate and similar images.