The Week in Mac Apps: Get ideas for your next trip with Camtinerary

This week's roundup of new Mac apps features Camtinerary, a trip-planning tool that pulls in reviews from other websites to help you have the best vacation ever.

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New Mac apps of the week

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps features Camtinerary, a trip-planning tool that pulls in reviews from other websites to help you have the best vacation ever. Plus, you’ll find tools to clean up your browser clutter, keep your photos neatly organized, eliminate distractions to stay focused, and much more. Read on!


Binaries 1.1.0

Ant Workshop’s $9 Binaries (Mac App Store Link) is a skill game that tests your dexterity, placing you in control of two virtual marbles that you negotiate through a series of challenging levels.

The game keeps you entertained with an adaptive soundtrack made to motivate you as you progress through each of its 101 levels. It also includes a replay mode to help you hone your skills.


Browser Care - The perfect app to clean your browser and free up space 3.1.2

Giovanni Maria Cusaro’s $2 Browser Care (Mac App Store Link) gives you complete control over those pesky files you collect while browsing the Internet.

The app automatically detects any browser installed on your Mac and monitors your activity, alerting you through Notification Center whenever it thinks it can free up some of your valuable hard drive space. Browser Care lets you decide whether to keep or discard each file it detects, and comes with handy presets to quickly dispatch entire groups of files, like caches, history, and downloads.


Camtinerary 1.0.3

Cam-Built Programming Plus’s $5 Camtinerary (Mac App Store Link) lets you create your own travel itineraries, complete with photos and maps that you can share anonymously right from within the app.

With Camtinerary, you can retrieve information about places you’re interested in by searching online services like TripAdvisor and Yelp, including comments and tips from other users, photos, and social media posts. Once you’re done, you can export your project in PDF format, and share it via email or text.


Escape from LaVille 2 1.0

Gabriele Pellistri’s $3 Escape from LaVille 2 puts you in the shoes of a resourceful detective intent on finding the whereabouts of his colleague.

Based on a dark tale of dangerous experiments that turned humans into monsters, the game challenges you with a set of puzzles and mysteries as you move from location to location, and features a suspenseful soundtrack that will keep you on your toes each step of the way.


Farnsworth 1.1

Purple Ghost Software’s $6 Farnsworth (Mac App Store Link) is a podcast subscription manager for downloading and playing your favorite shows.

The app can automatically live-stream each audio or video episode (if the podcast supports that), and it sports a TV-like experience that incorporates advanced features like speed control and automatic refresh.


Full Frame — Browse, Import & Capture Your Photos & Videos 1.1

Inland Sea’s Full Frame (Mac App Store Link) organizes all your photos and videos in one convenient place on your Mac.

The app can import images directly from a variety of sources—like your mobile devices, cameras, and internal or external storage—and display them as high-def thumbnails. You can then browse your pictures, and add or remove metadata either on a file-by-file basis or by using a series of presets.


Musictube for YouTube 1.6

Flavio Tordini’s $9 Musictube (Mac App Store Link) streams your favorite YouTube songs right to your desktop.

The app lets you search for artists and songs, shows album artwork when available, and can even create a customizable playback queue based on your selections. Musictube also supports an alternative listening mode, in which it tries to find and play different covers of a single song.


SmashTunes 3.1.4

SmashBits’ $2 SmashTunes (Mac App Store Link) plays music from your iTunes library or Spotify account. Accessible from the menu bar, the app displays artwork and information for each song alongside its ratings, and supports a set of handy keyboard shortcuts for quick access.



Note-Ify’s $9 UnDistracted gives you the tools you need to make your desktop less distracting, so you can focus on the task at hand. The app lets you perform specific actions, like darkening unused background windows, hiding all the files on your desktop, and even making the Dock and menu bar disappear altogether for a truly zen-like working environment.

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