If you're one of those people who constantly dips into a text editor to work with snippets of text — notes, lists, quotes, URLs, and so on — you'll love Tyke. A free app by Andre Torrez, it lives in the MacOS menu bar and replaces those barely-used editor windows cluttering desktop and dock. The Susan Kare-esque icon is maybe my favorite thing about it, suggesting a missing feature of Macs going back decades.
Brian Moore's Busy Simulator enables you to play the notification sounds of Slack, iMessage, Outlook, Discord, and other apps so that you sound busy, to your co-workers or perhaps just to yourself. Turning them all on creates a very unnerving app symphony that captures the zeitgeist. Try it here! From the instructions: Use the sliders… READ THE REST
Blower is an iOS app that simulates a fan but can actually blow out a real candle. How is that possible? The Action Lab explains in the video above. READ THE REST
Paper Website is a clever OCR app that you use to scan paper notes and convert the handwritten and hand-drawn work into to posts on a no-code, zero-configuration blog. Turn your journal into a micro-blog. We use AI to turn your handwriting into beautiful tiny websites.Take a photo of any piece of paper, notebook or… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. While itching can be a sign of many health conditions seen in pets, one of the most common reasons a dog or cat will be relentlessly itching and biting at their skin is allergies. But… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The tools to keep yourself safe online are pretty well known: antivirus programs, VPNs, and password managers are all used by millions to protect their data. But what about the data that you've… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Walking around or standing while working all day can be tasking on the feet, but taking care of them can improve blood circulation along with many other health benefits. While investing in some shoe alternatives can be… READ THE REST