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Review: Drafts for iPhone and iPad

Drafts takes much of the pain out of iOS's textual limitations, letting you focus on your text, rather than what you'll eventually do with it.

Mac Gems: Miro Video Converter makes it easy to convert video

But if you’re looking for a simple tool for converting video between formats, Miro Video Converter is amazingly easy to use, and you can't beat the price.

About Mission Control

In this week's Mac 101 lesson, Professor Chris Breen guides his student through all that is Mission Control.

Mac Gems: CustomMenu provides quick access to your favorite apps, files, and folders

CustomMenu lets you create a custom systemwide menu for accessing favorite apps, files, and folders.

Review: Fantastical for iPhone shines despite iOS-caused limitations

Fantastical leaps from the Mac to the iPhone, and it sticks the landing.

Migration Assistant + Thunderbolt/FireWire Adapter = huh!?

Tried to use Migration Assistant with a Thunderbolt to FireWire adapter?

Mac Gems: Little Snitch snitches on misbehaving apps

Little Snitch provides network and privacy protection in a package that's easy to recommend to an entire range of users, from beginner to sophisticated. It's easy to use and train, yet it’s powerful enough for demanding users.

Mac Gems: Holiday-bundle bargains

It’s the time of year for the an avalanche of pre-holiday sales. Though most offer bargains on physical goods, there are currently a couple Mac-software bundles that each offers a bunch of good apps at a bargain price. Each also includes a number of Mac Gems.

Snapz Pro X updated with Mountain Lion compatibility, Retina support, and more

Screenshot and screencast software Snapz Pro X has been bumped to version 2.5. The software, which developer Ambrosia Software says it rebuilt from the ground up, adds Mountain Lion compatibility and a variety of refinements.

Mac Gems: Bartender helps you take control of menu-bar icons

By giving you extensive control over the menu bar, Bartender makes a key element of the OS X interface way more useful.