f.lux is a computer program that adjusts the display’s color temperature according to the location and time of day. The program was designed to reduce eye strain during night time and allow a user to sleep better after computer usage.
Carbon Copy Cloner is a great application for backup, cloning, and synchronization.
Mac OS X’s built-in compress function makes zip files that contains Mac specific information that, when extracted on a PC, looks like garbage. YemuZip lets you choose between a PC-friendly format and a Mac format that preserve all the Mac-specific metadata.
YemuZip remembers your recently chosen destination folders. This allows you to easily output the zip file to your iDisk or Dropbox, for example. YemuZip can also place the resulting zip file directly in an email.
Send any audio from your Mac to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, iPhones and iPods Touch, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! Use Airfoil with web-based audio like Pandora, music services like Spotify, Rdio, MOG, and WiMP, or any other audio playing on your computer. Airfoil for Mac gives you your audio on AirPlay devices all around the house.
It’s finally here! Don’t get me wrong – I love Apple. But, I do think that they dropped the ball with Apple Maps.
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
This is hands-down the best solution for watching video on any platform – Mac, PC, Linux. It can even play Flash files (e.g. YouTube) and DVD files.
FireWire target disk mode allows a Macintosh computer with a FireWire port (the target computer) to be used as an external hard disk connected to another computer (the host). Once a target computer is started up as a FireWire hard disk and is available to the host computer, you can copy files to or from that volume.
Simply hold the “T” key while starting up the target computer.