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Mac screen capture software

Explaining 4K 60Hz Video Through USB-C Hub | Big Mess o' Wires


A Modern PostgreSQL Client for the Mac

Insomnia REST Client

@grayhaze I’ve been using Backblaze ( ) for a few years from my home iMac. It’s $5/month for unlimited backups. Happy to send you a referral link.

Handy new macOS High Sierra tip: you can lock your screen using the keyboard shortcut ctrl-cmd-q.

Spotify-for-Alfred: aka Spotifious

Spotify controller for Alfred

Manager tip: I’m finding Next Meeting, a simple macOS menubar app, very useful to keep me on top of 1:1s, catch-ups and other events in my work calendar.

Next Meeting


This is a collection of thoughts on securing a modern Apple Mac computer using macOS (formerly OS X) 10.12 “Sierra”, as well as steps to improving online privacy.


Mac app that helps manage internet usage when you’re on mobile data


Helium is a floating browser window that allows you to watch media while you work. Your content will never fall behind your other windows even as you switch tasks.

Dropshare for Mac

Dropshare is a so-called menulet that enables you to easily drag&drop files, folders and anything else to your own server, Amazon S3, Rackspace Cloud Files or Google Drive. Once uploaded, the app copies the link to the file to your Mac’s clipboard and you’re ready to share with anyone you like!


Useful for stopping network access for selected services on your Mac when tethered to a mobile.


Free alternative to Moom or Divvy


Mac HTTP client/debugger

ASP.NET 5 development on OS X with Docker

In reply to Peter Lambert Peter Lambert’s post on Twitter
Anyone else think the OSX dashboard with it's widgets has had it's time and needs to go? If not, what do you use it for?

@ioptics It’s pretty much redundant now. I’ve turned it off under Mission Control in System Preferences. Widgets/Extensions make more sense.


Fast ISO8601 date parser and writer for iOS & Mac.


Free Mac app: ambient sound equalizer

Deckset for Mac

Turn your notes into beautiful presentations