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Be More Productive with LaunchBar: Snippets

In this video, our third on getting more out of Objective Development's excellent LaunchBar utility, we show you how to take advantage of LaunchBar's new snippets feature to paste frequently used bits of text.

Be More Productive with LaunchBar: Snippets

In this video, our third on getting more out of Objective Development's excellent LaunchBar utility, we show you how to take advantage of LaunchBar's new snippets feature to paste frequently used bits of text.

Macworld Podcast: Summer Mac and iOS tips

Podcast host Chris Breen is joined by Serenity Caldwell, Lex Friedman, Dan Moren, and the ghost of Dan Frakes to toss around Mac and iOS tips.

Mac Gems: Push to Talk creates a mute switch for your Mac's mic

If you often use your Mac's mic, Push to Talk is a helpful little utility for you.

Mac Gems: Get control of your Mac's desktop with Desktop Groups

If you like to use your desktop as a place to save frequently-accessed files, Desktop Groups can help keep those files organized.

Mac Gems: Should I Sleep puts your Mac into a proper sleep routine

Filled with features and customization options, Should I Sleep is a valuable Mac utility.

Mac Gems: Veteran Gem LaunchBar gets better and better

The latest version of this app-launching, file-opening app is better than ever.

Hands-on: IFTTT for iOS automates your online life

iOS has often paled in comparison with OS X in terms of its automation power, but the new IFTTT app from the eponymous Web service allows you to easily set up workflows on your iPhone.

Missing Spaces? TotalSpaces could be the cure

If you long for Snow Leopard's Spaces feature, BinaryAge's TotalSpaces may restore the capabilities you miss in Mission Control.

What to do about a failing hard drive

You happen to fire up Disk Utility and -- whu oh! -- you see that your hard drive has failed a diagnostic test. What do you do? Don't panic, says Chris Breen. But start planning for a replacement drive.

Mac Gems: Startupizer takes control of login items

Startupizer supercharges OS X's Login Items list by letting you determine the order in which login items load, as well as configure conditions that determine whether each item loads.