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Summer of Mac Gems: Here's what you missed

We covered a lot of great Mac programs during our annual Gem Fest marathon. Here's a recap, just in case you missed a few.

Desktop Tidy lets you hide and manage desktop files

To clear clutter from your Mac's desktop, Desktop Tidy keeps everything hidden, but also keeps it organized for easier navigation.

Posts for iPad

If you need to write and post to a blog when you're out and about, Posts is a well-designed app that's of particular value for managing blogs.

Any.do for iPhone

It may have started out life as an Android app, but this is just about a perfect to-do manager for your iPhone.

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.