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Jeff Gamet

Jeff Gamet is the Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and co-host of the Apple Context Machine podcast. He is the author of “The Designer’s Guide to Mac OS X” from Peachpit Press, and writes for several design-related publications. Jeff has presented at events such as Macworld Expo, the RSA Conference, and the Mac Computer Expo. In all his spare time, he also hosts TMO’s Daily Observations podcast, co-hosts The iOS Show podcast, and makes guest appearances on several other shows, too. Jeff dreams in HD.

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Better Apple App, Music, and Book Searches with fnd.io

Finding just what you want on Apple’s app, music, book, and video stores can be frustrating, which is why fnd is such a cool, well, find. The website lets you search across all of Apple’s content stores along with video charts you can filter. For example, you can see all of the top free iPhone apps in the US App Store. It also has integrations for Alfred and Launch Center Pro. The fnd.io website is free to use, and a much better experience than Apple’s own store search options.

Quit Every Running App on Your Mac the Easy Way with Amico App's Quit All

Quitting all the open apps on your Mac involves a lot of Command-Q typing or building your own Automator action, or now just installing Quit All from Amico Apps. This cool app lets you quit every running app on your Mac from the menu bar with a mouse click, and you can view and quit hidden processes, too. You can also force quit frozen apps, or quit just the one or two apps you don’t need running. Quit All costs US$5 and is available for download at the Amico Apps website.

Netflix Teases Cowboy Bebop Live Action Series with OMG Awesome Photos

As if the anticipation for the live-action version of Cowboy Bebop isn’t already high enough, Netflix started posting photos from the series on Twitter on Monday. The original anime series from 1998 followed the adventures of space bounty hunters, and the photos so far seem pretty faithful to the source material. The live-action Cowboy Bebop premieres on Netflix on November 19. See you space cowboy…

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Today at Apple Session Shows How to Shoot Portait Pics with Mark Clennon

Apple released a new Today at Apple video on Friday with tips on shooting portrait photos on an iPhone with professional photographer Mark Clennon. Mark is a New York-based photographer who has worked with TIME Magazine, Netflix, Esquire, Marvel, Forbes, Sony/RCA, and a long list of other companies and publications. The video has some great tips and is worth checking out.