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Clear for Mac Released

Clear, a highly popular Task management app for  the iPhone has been released for the Mac as well.

Clear gained a lot of positive reviews because of its unique gesture based interface with nice subtle animations.

Clear for Mac will keep your lists in sync via iCloud. Thus your lists will be available on your iPhone, iPad or Mac! The Mac version will also support multitasking gestures along with new feature such as multiple windows.

Check out the video demo below:


Download it from Mac App Store for $6.99

Have a look at the screenshots below:

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Download Tweetbot for Mac (Public Alpha)

Tweetbot is by far the most appreciated and publicly loved Twitter client out there. Tweetbot is currently available only for the iPhone and iPad.

Talks about a Mac version being in development have been around for quite a while now.

Tapbots, the people behind Tweetbot have just released an alpha version for public testing. So there might be some bugs here and there.


● Notifications for mentions, follows, retweets, favorites (10.8 only)
● Go to User (command-u)
● Option to open links in background (see preferences)
● Less intrusive tweet action overlay icons
● Double-click tweets in timeline now takes you to status detail
● Fixed some contextual menu issues in direct message conversations
● Fixed pull-to-refresh and scrolling to top issue when loading new results
● Tweetmarker will now set your timeline position on app startup always
● Fixed bugs and crashers related to composing tweets.
● Made large and huge fonts bigger
● Can swipe the empty space in a conversation to go back to previous view
● Can close image window with command-w (also space and esc)
● Menu shortcuts added to profile view: Command-d (direct message) and command-r (reply)

From my testing, I can say that its pretty stable for daily use. Everything feels smooth enough.

Go ahead give it a try, it’s free!

Download Tweetbot for Mac

Check out some screenshots below:
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Growl 1.3 Released With Major Changes

Growl, the notification system for Mac OS X, was recently updated to version 1.3. While “dot updates” to apps usually don’t signal a major change, that’s not the case with the latest version of Growl. In a post on the Growl blog, the team described the major changes that have taken place:

Growl is no longer free: The app has a full-time development team, and all of the money made from the sale of the app on the Mac App Store goes toward supporting the continuing development. Growl is available for US$1.99, and the team reported that without moving to a paid app model, development would have ceased. It’s still, however, an open source project.

Growl need not be installed for you to get notifications: When developers update their apps to take advantage of Growl 1.3, Growl no longer be installed for users to get notifications. As the team puts it, “Think of these updated applications as Growl, and the Growl application as Growl Pro. The Growl 1.3 SDK includes a framework which can display a notification, even if Growl is not available.”

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Trillian for Mac [Must Have Mac App #1]

I’ve been a full time Mac user for about 2 years now. The first thing that amazed me in OS X was the absolutely stunning user interface design of the applications in Mac. The application alone were enough to pull me over to the Mac side.

I’ll be posting a small review of some of the Mac apps I use on a daily basis and are a must have for anyone just starting with Mac OS X.

I’m going to start off with a app that I use the most – Trillian!

Trillian for Mac is a multi-protocol instant messaging chat application for Mac.

The various social messaging services supported by Trillian are:

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