If your eyes are blessed with looking at the pixel dense Retina Display MacBook Pro, you'd know the scorching ugly hell of non-Retina optimized Mac apps. It's so awful—way more scarring than non-retina iOS apps—that you wouldn't want to use those non-Retina apps anymore. So here's how to find all the apps optimized…
Under the guise of praising the new MacBook Pro's gorgeous retina display, Tapbots' Mark Jardine just confirmed the existence of the Tweetbot Mac app.
Satellite Eyes is a smart OS X app that changes you desktop wallpaper to an aerial view of where you are, each time you change locations.
Can't tell a Half-Windsor from a Full-Nelson? Doesn't matter—this new Mac App will show you how to properly knot a silk strangler.
Instagram is the lovely. Sadly though, it's really only available on your iPhone. With Carousel, you can peep Instagram on your Mac.
Deleting files and sorting out disk-space is one of those tasks most people dread, so I can definitely appreciate that DaisyDisk has tried making it as fun (and beautiful) as possible. And what better time to download it than now?
Let's face it: RSS is a terribly nerdy wasteland of .xml feeds and weird formatting. Reeder is the shining hope that it doesn't have to be that way. Already our favorite RSS app on iOS, it's finally available for Mac.
What is it?
Reeder, $10, Mac. The beta version of Reeder for Mac has been lurking on the interwebs…
I think I'll stick with my torrented copy of Word, but if you find you spend more time tinkering with the various viewing options and being niggled by the constant auto-correct/blue squiggly lines/Clippy notifications, iA Writer might tickle your fancy.
Evernote's Mac App just got a handy update. In the new version 2.1, you can attach audio snippets to notes. Also in the update: the ability to share notes on Facebook, Twitter, email, or any of your other mainstream social networks. Search speeds have also been boosted. [Evernote]
The Windows Phone 7 Connector app is live in the Mac App Store, bringing with it (finally) easy syncing between your Mac and your WP7 and/or Zune HD. No more Boot Camp, no more fiddling with clunky beta solutions. Just wish it hadn't taken so long—and I bet at this point Microsoft does too. [iTunes]
Application launchers are one of the simplest ways to speed up your computing—and certainly faster than hunting for icons in your dock. For ages, Quicksilver set the launch bar bar on Macs. Alfred leaves it in the dust.