Category: Mac

Actions Lets You Control Your Mac or PC App Actions from Your iPad

I love Launch Center Pro and Drafts. Apps that allow you to get more stuff done with less effort always make their way into my dock. I’ve been using a lot of apps on the Mac that have iOS counterparts like Things, Tweetbot and Reeder. I used all these apps on iOS before I did on the Mac. Keyboard shortcuts in Mac apps are extremely useful. The problem is some apps have way too many keyboard shortcuts to remember and...

Instashare – The Slickest Way To Share Your Files

We have seen an abundance of services pop up in the past few years that promise a way to share our files with ease and speed. Most of the times, all we want to do is share a file from one of our devices to the other. In such a scenario, going through the painful process of uploading it to such services or emailing it to yourself and then re-downloading it again on the other device seems like an overkill...

Shiny Groove is a Scrumptious New Mac App for Grooveshark

In the last couple of years, services like Spotify and Rdio (and to an extent iTunes Store + Match now) have become immensely popular and have become the de facto standard sources of music for millions of users. These services have great web apps, equally amazing mobile apps and a large collection of Music available to the users. However, one service that was once very popular as the best source of on-demand streaming music is now very rarely spoken about....

The Beautiful Pixels Editor’s Choice of 2012

So far, as a part of our ‘Best of 2012‘ series, we’ve already shown you our picks for the Best App Icons, Best UI Animations, the Best apps to replace the default/stock apps on iOS. So today, to conclude the series and the year, we thought we’d pick the absolute best apps of 2012. Mikhail and Preshit have put together a list of their favorite apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android and Mikhail has curated a list of his favorite...

Best of 2012: App Icons

2012 was a fantastic year for pixels. We saw plenty of beautiful apps being released on all the popular platforms as well as some stunning examples of meticulous pixel craftsmanship all throughout the year. 2012 was also a great year for Beautiful Pixels. Not only did we cross 100,000 RSS subscribers in September (Currently over 160k), we also completed three whole years of writing about our Unhealthy lust for UI Design this December. It has been been a great ride...

iStat 2 — Server Monitoring with Tasty Pixels

Bjango has long been one of our favorite app developers. They’ve been churning out apps with some delicious pixels year over year and continue to do so even today. Their apps like iStat, Sideways and Consume have already been featured here on Beautiful Pixels and the wallpapers and concept ideas by Marc have made an appearance here too. Today, Bjango has released iStat 2.0 — substantial update to their little monitoring app. iStat 2.0 has been completely redesigned and comes...