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Five Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - March 2020

Tuesday March 10, 2020 10:30 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac don't typically receive as much attention as apps designed for iPhones and iPads, so we have a series here at MacRumors that highlights useful and interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out. This month's picks are all about making your life easier. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Tab Space ($0.99) - Tab Space is a handy little...

Five Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - January 2020

Thursday January 16, 2020 1:16 pm PST by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac often don't receive as much attention as apps designed for iPhones and iPads, so we have a series here at MacRumors that highlights useful and interesting Macs worth checking out. This month's picks include apps for optimizing your Mac, learning keyboard shortcuts, searching cloud services, and watching streaming video. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel ...

10 of the Best macOS and iOS Apps of 2019

Thursday December 26, 2019 12:23 pm PST by Juli Clover
2019 is coming to a close in just a few days, and we thought we'd share some of our favorite apps this year. Over the course of the 2019, we've highlighted useful Mac and iOS apps primarily picked out by MacRumors readers in a YouTube series. For today's video, we've rounded up five iOS apps and five Mac apps that MacRumors readers found most useful from those videos. Subscribe to the ...

Mac Catalyst Apps: Our Favorites So Far

Thursday October 24, 2019 1:29 pm PDT by Juli Clover
macOS Catalina includes a new Mac Catalyst feature that's designed to make it simple for developers to bring their apps created for the iPad over to the Mac App Store. Several developers have taken advantage of the new capabilities in Catalina to create Mac Catalyst apps for the ‌Mac App Store‌, and we thought we'd round up the most useful of these for those who are wondering how Mac Catalyst...

Five Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - September 2019

Wednesday September 4, 2019 2:03 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac don't often receive as much attention as apps made for iPhones and iPads, so we have a series here at MacRumors designed to highlight useful and interesting Mac apps worth checking out. This month's picks include apps for revamping your dock, discovering new music, making GIFs, annotating and managing screenshots, and more. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel ...

Five Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - August 2019

Friday August 2, 2019 2:11 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac don't typically receive as much attention as apps made for iPhones and iPads, so we have a series here at MacRumors designed to highlight useful and interesting Mac apps worth checking out and potentially investing in. This month's picks include apps for overhauling your Touch Bar, updating forgotten Mac apps, controlling music, managing windows, and more, with many...

Five Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - July 2019

Tuesday July 2, 2019 2:46 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac often don't receive as much attention as apps made for iOS devices, so we have a series here at MacRumors that's designed to highlight useful and interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out and potentially investing in. This month's picks include apps for making your Touch Bar more functional, adding quick switches to the Menu bar, creating to-do lists, replacing ...

Five Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - April 2019

Wednesday April 10, 2019 3:34 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac often don't receive as much attention as apps made for iOS devices, so we have a series here at MacRumors that's designed to highlight useful and interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out and potentially investing in. This month's picks include apps for sharing files, organizing web apps, monitoring internet traffic, fixing repeating keys on a broken MacBook...

Five Interesting Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - August 2018

Monday August 27, 2018 2:46 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps created for the Mac don't receive as much attention as apps made for iOS devices, so we have a bi-monthly series here at MacRumors that's designed to highlight useful and interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out and potentially investing in. This week's picks include apps for streamlining your email, focusing on tasks, checking the weather, cleaning up your Mac, and managing all...

Five Interesting Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - June 2018

Thursday June 28, 2018 3:03 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps developed for the Mac often don't receive as much attention as apps made for iOS devices, so we've been doing a monthly series here at MacRumors that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out and investing in. This month's picks include apps for revamping your dock, finding duplicate files, keeping track of your copy paste history, tweeting quickly from the...

Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - May 2018

Thursday May 31, 2018 2:36 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac often don't receive as much attention as apps for iOS devices, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out. This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for managing and backing up your iPhone, transferring music between services, watching Netflix, keeping track of...

Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - April 2018

Friday April 27, 2018 2:23 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac don't typically receive as much attention as apps for iOS devices, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out. This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for managing and organizing your files, getting info about your Mac, accessing your favorite content quickly,...

Five Interesting Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - March 2018

Friday March 30, 2018 1:24 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac don't often receive as much attention as apps for iOS, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out. This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for cleaning up apps on your Mac, finding new wallpaper, reading the news, and more. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube ...

Five Great Apps for Your Mac - February 2018

Tuesday February 27, 2018 1:17 pm PST by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac often don't receive as much attention as apps for iOS apps, which is why we've launched a monthly series that highlights various useful, fun, and interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out. This month's app selection, outlined both in the video and post below, includes apps with niche and broad appeal for taking notes, using Gmail, learning shortcuts, and more. ...

Five Essential Apps for Your Mac

Monday January 29, 2018 12:21 pm PST by Juli Clover
Apps designed for the Mac often don't get as much attention as apps for iOS, even though there are dozens of super useful, must-have Mac apps out there. In our latest YouTube video, we took a look at five of the most useful Mac apps that may have gone under your radar. If you don't already own these apps for organizing and sharing files, they're well-worth checking out. Subscribe to the ...