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Want to View Your Processes?  Check out Peek-a-Boo!

5:00 PM, Apr. 6th, 2008 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

if your Mac is acting up and you need to do some troubleshooting, or are just curious, there are a few ways you can look behind the scenes and see what your Mac is doing. Sure, you can use some built-in tools, like "top" via the Terminal, or Activity Monitor, but their view of what is going on is somewhat boring. Enter Peek-a-Boo...

Want to Prevent a Mac Meltdown?  Better Get Temperature Monitor!

5:00 PM, Mar. 23rd, 2008 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

John F. Braun take a look at Temperature Monitor, a tool that can help you monitor the temperature of the wealth of temperature sensors that exist in your Mac. But it doesn't stop there, letting you view detailed information about your processor, memory and more...

Need Small, Secure Storage? Check Out JumpDrive Mercury!

3:00 PM, Nov. 5th, 2006 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

John F. Braun had recently been using a 1GB iPod Shuffle for a flash drive, but after putting it through the wash, decided it was time to get something new. Fortunately, said John, the state of the art has progressed nicely, with the JumpDrive Mercury offering some of the latest features.

Want to Supercharge Your Dock? Check Out Todos!

5:00 PM, Aug. 20th, 2006 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

The OS X Dock is a pretty handy way to organize your applications, but unfortunately, it can only handle a certain number of applications before the icons become too small to be useful. Wouldn't it be great if there was an application that was like the Dock, but allowed you to access all of your applications? Enter Todos...

Worried About Your Mac Getting Jacked? Get JackSMS

5:00 PM, Jun. 11th, 2006 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

One of more interesting features of the latest round of portable Macs is something called the SMS, or Sudden Motion Sensor. In addition to being able to detect acceleration, the SMS can also provide the Macs orientation in 3D space. If you were thinking that this ability would be a great way to detect if someone is messing with your Mac, then you'd be right.

Want iChat with Tabs? Try Chax!

5:00 PM, Apr. 2nd, 2006 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

Apple's iChat has come a long way since its introduction, but there are those who may want even more features, such as a tabbed interface to chat with multiple users. Chax offers this, and a whole lot more.