Simple yet beautiful – the news app of the honourable New York Times. You get the “Top News” and “Most E-Mailed” and may save your favourites. Push notifications bring you the latest headlines and you can browse through articles offline. Read your news in style and free of charge.
Here is a smart little helper to sync any folder on your Mac you wish through Dropbox. The free tool is called MacDropAny and creates a symbolic link, without actually moving files and folders. Setup is as easy as it can get. Start your download here. To stop syncing a folder, delete the folder inside your Dropbox folder on your Mac.
Are you are looking for home design ideas? Give Houzz a try! This app gives you over 100.000 photos and design ideas (ideabooks) to look at. You can browse this vast selection by style, room or location and mark your favourite pictures. It’s a great resource for inspiration and to develop your own ideas. Or simply enjoy and wipe through thousands of beautiful pictures. Houzz is free.
This clever piece of code lets you use one mouse and keyboard to control multiple Macs. Teleport also enables drag & drop between several computers. You have to “enable access for assistive devices” in System Preferences –> “Universal Access”. Teleport is donation ware.
Probably the easiest solution to remotely (i.e. via the world wide web) check and manage your Mac while sitting on another Mac or PC. TeamViewer is easy to set up (just install the thing on the two machines you want to connect) and it gives you a unique user ID plus password. Now you’re good to go. For private use the tool is even free!
You have a choice here! Two adapters, both connecting the Mini DisplayPort of your favourite Mac to the HDMI interface of your TV. The Moshi Mini DisplayPort to HDMI ($35) and the Kanex Mini DisplayPort to HDMI ($44.95) sport full HD 1080p and audio. The audio support only works with the latest Mac models of 2010. You better check that first!
Wondering where all the space on your hard drive went? Well, search no further because OmniDiskSweeper will do it for you! The utility ain’t pretty, but it gets the job done and costs you nothing. You can start deleting files and folders right away…
Nice start for a potentially great app! What Cocktail? gives you seven options to choose from and suggests cocktails according to your selection. App design and handling are awesome and you can look at the ingredients of each cocktail. What’s missing: More options for better results and a search for specific cocktails. It’s on sale for 99 cents.
Winner of the 2010 Apple Design Award and hundreds of four-and-a-half-stars ratings… this is a beauty! The perfect combination between clear appealing design and function. You can pick the language of articles, read recent articles offline and lock the rotation. There’s a chapter index, the text size is adjustable and you may save links to other articles for later. Absolutely worth 2.99 bucks.