Have you considered that your applications are constantly sending out bits of personal information. How much of that is safe, and not being sold? If you’re not sure, read this review of Little Snitch 3 for Mac OSX.
Shimo Multi-client VPN Software If you haven’t tried Shimo, then now is the time to jump on board. Shimo is the perfect VPN software solution for Max OSX. It supports almost every VPN protocol and let’s you organize all of your connections in one place. Shimo has a track record of providing Mac users with [...]
After a long trial of many online and native SEO tools for Mac OSX, the SEO Powersuite by Link Assistant is a clear winner. It is, by far, the most powerful and robust SEO tool on the market, and is available for both Mac OSX and Windows. Suite apps include: Rank Checker, competitor keyword spying and keyword research tools, backlink strategy builder, and a very powerful website auditor.
DavMail is a free app that creates a reverse proxy connection to Outlook Exchange 2003 OWA webmail. You can then use the app’s local IMAP and SMTP settings to send and receive mail from Exchange 2003. DavMail works with POP, IMAP, SMTP, Caldav, Cardav and LDAP.
6 Lifestyle Apps for Mac OSX reviewed – Journal, Finance, Recipe, Family Tree, Stocks and a Productivity Timer
An overview of 6 of my favorite, and most used, Mac OSX apps. The apps included in this article are DayOne Journal, Jumsoft Money, YummySoup Recipe Manager, Mac Family Tree Maker, Timing personal time tracker, and Investoscope stock tracker.
For some reason, changing the Mac OSX hostname isn’t as simple as changing the name in the share settings. Here is quick guide on manually changing the hostname in terminal.
Parallels 7 vs VMWare Fusion 4 Desktop Virtualization Head to Head for Mac OSX I started using Parallels 7 to run virtual machine labs to practice my security assessment skills. I’ve read a ton of reviews comparing Parallels 7 to VMWare Fusion 4, but I wanted to try testing the two myself. I’ll save you [...]
This is by far the most clean and slimmed down theme I’ve designed for Omnifocus. I styled it to match the colors and themes found in the new OSX Lion interface. I think it’s a great fit.
Growl has been (and still is) the defacto standard notification system for your mac. This latest update revives the interface and modernizes the app. Growl is one of those rare apps that instantly becomes indispensable, and you just can’t live without.
Quickbooks 2012 Business Accounting For those of you that don’t like to read long winded reviews, I’ll get right to the point: As an OSX user, you probably share the distaste left by Intuit over the previous Quickbooks product releases. In fact, at the time that Quickbooks 2012 was announced, I was in the process [...]
The Hit List is very powerfultask list that is dead simple to use; it’s as easy as Wunderlist, and considerably more powerful. While I still continue to use Omnifocus, my wife has made the switch to The Hit List. It’s perfectly suited for her needs without giving her the feeling of being overly complex and [...]
A quick step-by-step guide on burning an ISO to a bootable USB drive using the native Diskutil (via the command line).
If you work at your computer, and your work involves typing at all, TextExpander is a must-have utility. TextExpander is a time saving tool; You type in a shortcut key, and it inserts your frequently used text. This is tremendously helpful in saving time when working on repetitive emails and tasks.
You’ve probably noticed by default that all scroll bars in Lion are now invisible until required. For some this might be confusing. If you want scrollbars turned on by default, all it takes it to change a single setting.
Netshade provides a graphical user interface that allows you to anonymously browse the internet by routing your traffic through a proxy server.
Hailed as “The calendar you’ll actually enjoy using,” Fantastical does not disappoint. Flexibit’s Fantastical acts as an enhancement to Mac OSX’s existing calendaring system, rather than a full replacement. In short, it’s a really easy to use Calendar add-on, which will allow you to add and view your multi-calendar events from a simple icon in your menu bar.
With the release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion this month, Apple will no longer offer a bootable installer DVD and is making 10.7 Lion available only through the App Store. This guide provides quick instructions on how to use the OS X 10.7 Lion installer to create a bootable flash drive (instructions for making a bootable DVD are also included on the blog).
SuperDuper is an advanced disk copying program, allowing you to create bootable clones of your Mac OSX hard drive.
PDFKey will unlock, recover and/or decrypt the password/lock mechanism found in PDF files. With a single click, this PDFKey will remove all document copy protection without needing the password.
The only three tools you should need to completely replace Adobe’s overly expensive Acrobat Pro. Everything you will need to read, edit, merge, create, and sign PDF documents.