With summer comes such little pleasures as warmer weather, vacations, and umbrella drinks. For some Macworld readers a bigger pleasure is the deluge of Mac Gems reviews that run six days a week through a broad swath of these summer months. In this episode I visit with Gemmeister, Dan Frakes, who gives us the lowdown not only on this year’s GemFest, but some of the standout applications it will feature as well as a selection of his “if I were spending my summer vacation on a desert island” apps.

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Dan mentions a variety of applications, including these:

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