Category: Mac

Lacona — A Launcher with a Brain

I remember the first time a friend opened my eyes to the world of launchers on Mac, it felt like all my nerdy dreams had finally come true. Who amongst us hasn’t seen the admittedly puerile, yet strangely enticing, scene of a hacker in a Hollywood movie, pounding away on his/her keyboard, and essentially, pwning the world? Who amongst us hasn’t wanted to do the same? Well, thanks to Mac developers like the brilliant people behind Lacona, you can make...

Affinity Photo’s Windows Beta is a Godsend for PC Photographers

Origami – App Prototyping for the 21st Century

A single year of software testing taught me one simple fact – Engineers are from Xcode and Designers are from Photoshop. They speak completely different languages, most of the time. When they do manage to collaborate, they are both used to such different tools, that a well designed app or service actually ends up, almost always, as a compromise release – with both sides having a say, but neither side getting EXACTLY what it wants. Enter Origami, an amazing, opensource...

Yoink App is on Sale at $1.99 on the Mac App Store

Pagico 8: One App to Manage All Your Tasks, Files & Notes [Sponsor]

Managing tasks, files, projects and clients is nobody’s idea of a good time, but Pagico will make your life easier by letting you manage all these things in one elegant package. It is one of the few apps that combines task and data management into one easy-to-use package. Imagine having boarding passes right next to travel itineraries, or design drafts together with meeting notes. Then, see the big picture of your workload in interactive flowcharts compiled automatically from all your...

Tadam — A Lovely Timer App to Help you Focus Better

There are hundreds of timer apps out there based on the Pomodoro Technique conceptualized and developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. For the uninitiated, the Pomodoro Technique aims to make you focus on work in a better way and thus, much more productive by working in 25-minute blocks, followed by a 5-minute break. These simple timer apps are available across all major platforms, and remind you to take periodic breaks from work to relax your mind and focus...