Love it or hate it, OS X Mavericks is coming this fall. If you just can’t wait to try out some of its features, have no fear because you really don’t need the new OS to get these new features. Instead, I’m going to show you how to get all of Mavericks features and more by using third-party tools and applications that are already available to you (most for free).
Articles by Charnita Fance
There are tons of Google Reader alternatives, but if you prefer to read RSS feeds on desktop, this list of Mac apps will be useful to you.
There may be times when you have sensitive items on your computer that you want to keep away from prying eyes. In Mac OS X, you can easily secure your folders and protect yourself with the Espionage app.
Are you bored with the folders on your Mac? Even though some folders may have different icons on them, they’re all the same boring blue. Are you looking for a quick and easy way to create custom folders for your Mac to make the important folders stand out? If so, Folder Magic is the perfect application for you.
For this week’s poll, we want to know what your thoughts are about tablets. Are tablets useful to have or just another luxury product?
Do you have issues with noisy or overheating fans on your Mac? If so, Macs Fan Control app is both effective and easy-to-use tool that can help to keep these issues under control.
Do you use pinned tabs in Chrome as a way to keep up with your email and/or social networking sites – like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? Wouldn’t it be great if you could display notification counts for messages and unread items on your pinned tabs? Here’s how you can do so.
Are you looking for an easy way to make your Mac’s battery last longer when there’s no outlet around? If so, a free and open-source application like gfxCardStatus lets you see exactly which apps are affecting your battery life by using power-hungry graphics.
Do you have a lot of Login Items on your Mac that are slowing down your startup time? Learn how to fix this issue with DelayedLauncher.
Do you often open a lot of tabs in Google Chrome, just to leave most of them untouched for hours? One way to prevent it from eating away your computer’s memory is to suspend the tab until you’re ready to use it. Here’s how to do so.