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.
AppsBar gives you a quick launch bar for all your recently closed apps on a Mac. It displays your recently closed apps at the top of the screen, uses very few resources and does not engage the discrete GPU, so you won’t have to worry about it slowing down your computer.
Not everyone likes to talk about death, but sadly it’s inevitable. Because of this, Google has decided to give its users total control over their data, should their account become “inactive.” This is done via their new Inactive Account Manager, which can be used to plan your “digital afterlife.”
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to perform website searches from your Mac’s desktop? With Phlo, you can now search any website with ease.
While Google has implemented two-factor authentication a long time ago, many people will wonder what took Microsoft so long to follow suit. While they are late to the game, it is still better late than never. Here is how you can activate the two factor authentication for your Microsoft account.
Do you have a lot of browser bookmarks in Firefox and/or Google Chrome? If so, I’m sure you’d like an easy way to search through them on your Mac – like you can with Safari bookmarks. Luckily, the Brow Mac app makes that all possibly in just a few short, simple steps.
Do you like to store photos in both your Google Drive and Google+ accounts? If so, it only makes sense that Google allows us to share photos from Google Drive to Google+ account in just a few clicks. Since the option is hidden by default, you may not be aware that this is even possible.
How many times have you deleted an email just to realize that it had an important file attached that you couldn’t get back? In cases like these, you should be using a service like Openera to auto-file Gmail documents and images to the cloud to be sure you don’t lose anything important.
How often do you open the Activity Monitor on your Mac, just to quit a running application? If you’re looking for a really quick way to kill running applications, here is a simple Mac app that lives in the menu bar and lets you kill running applications in one click.
Do you have trouble remembering all the keyboard shortcuts in Mac OS X? Bookmark this list of keyboard shortcut now. Better still, download the cheat sheet and keep it with you all the time.
If you’re a Bing search user, you’ll be pleased to know that they’ve just recently added a tiny new feature to their Bing Images search results – Bing’s new Pin It button. Now you can pin images to Pinterest right from the actual image on the search results page.
Do you use various cloud services to save your documents, photos, videos, etc? If so, you may often do things to your files, like convert them to other formats or sync them with other services. What if these tasks could be done for you automatically?
Did you know that you can sign into Windows 8 using a picture and gestures instead of a traditional alphanumeric password? Windows 8 has a feature called “picture password” that gives you a great alternative to logging into your computer with.