Mac App Reviews, Roundups and How-To's

28 Jun Posted by in Customization

Live Wallpaper: Create Stunning Dynamic Wallpapers

Live Wallpaper: Create Stunning Dynamic Wallpapers

Its pretty easy to get bored of a wallpaper and switch it out for a new one every so often. But what if your wallpaper could display the time and live weather forecasts, all whilst looking absolutely amazing. Live Wallpaper for Mac offers just that, with 11 stunning themes to choose from this application will transform your desktop into an informative work of art with a click of a button. Installation & First Use Live Wallpaper can be downloaded straight...

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27 Jun Posted by in Roundups

This Weeks Mac App Store Deals: Week 3

This Weeks Mac App Store Deals: Week 3

Welcome to week 3 of the Mac App Store deals, in this series, every Wednesday we will be rounding up some of the best deals that can be found on the Mac App Store. This includes apps which have recently seen a price drop, and even some apps which were paid and are now free. Here at MacGenius we scour the store and find the best deals, so you don’t have to! This weeks apps include iBank, Noti, SmartDay, xList...

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26 Jun Posted by in Internet

Beautifying Google Reader With Caffeinated

Beautifying Google Reader With Caffeinated

Google Reader is a great centralised place to catch up on the latest posts from your favourite blogs and websites, allowing users to subscribe to multiple sites and discover content all in one place. However, Caffeinated can make reading and staying up to date with these websites, a smoother, simpler and more streamlined experience. With multiple feeds, search, favourites, sharing tools and loads more, reading content from the web will never be the same. Downloading & Installation It used to...

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25 Jun Posted by in Roundups

5 Great Mac Apps For Writers

5 Great Mac Apps For Writers

Every modern day writer needs some form of writing application on a computer, using paper and and pen just won’t cut it anymore, for that reason a plethora of writing application have sprung up, all with different features and unique aspects that some may love and other may hate. With a tonne of options out there from full blown editing packages to simple, distraction free editors, this top 5 will round up some of the highest rated applications amount writers...

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22 Jun Posted by in Productivity

See All Available Shortcuts With CheatSheet

See All Available Shortcuts With CheatSheet

You may find that when watching professionals using certain pieces of software, that as well as using the mouse, they know an insane amount of shortcuts for that specific application. This is because using shortcuts speeds up your workflow incredibly, especially for commands that are executed on a regular basis. But how do you find out all of these shortcuts? Well, you could go to the MenuBar and toggle through each individual tab (where the shortcuts are displayed next to...

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21 Jun Posted by in Utilities

Free Up Some Space With CCleaner

Free Up Some Space With CCleaner

Whether you like it or not, a majority of applications that run on Mac OSX, especially browsers, store files on your Mac to help remember previous settings so that in the future previews can be loaded slightly quicker. Although this may benefit you in the short run, over time, the storage of logs, caches and other similar files can begin to take up considerable room on your Mac. A way to combat this is to use CCleaner, it quickly identifies...

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20 Jun Posted by in Roundups

This Weeks Mac App Store Deals: Week 2

This Weeks Mac App Store Deals: Week 2

Welcome to week 2 of the Mac App Store deals, in this series, every Wednesday we will be rounding up some of the best deals that can be found on the Mac App Store. This includes apps which have recently seen a price drop, and even some apps which were paid and are now free. Here at MacGenius we scour the store and find the best deals, so you don’t have to! This weeks apps include Bento, Web Slices, Folder...

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19 Jun Posted by in Roundups

5 Personal Finance Apps For Your Mac

5 Personal Finance Apps For Your Mac

Managing your personal bank accounts is a nightmare for some of us, tables of pointless numbers, spreadsheets full of decimals and percentages which may make no sense at all. Well the 5 applications in this roundup are from developers who believe there is a better way to manage your personal accounts, with simple structures, well presented tables and charts, with budgets, reports, separate accounts, billing, synching to iCloud and more. Here are 5 of our favourite personal finance apps for...

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18 Jun Posted by in Apps, Productivity

Stop Your Mac From Sleeping With Caffeine

Stop Your Mac From Sleeping With Caffeine

Some tasks they you perform on your Mac require lengthy periods of time to finish, sometime during these tasks you leave you Mac and then come back when it should have been done, only to find out that your computer has gone to sleep and the process has to be started all over again. Caffeine for Mac is a really useful tool when using your Mac which helps to combat this problem. It is designed primarily for the Macbook in...

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15 Jun Posted by in Utilities

Wake Up Time Helps You Get Up In The Mornings

Wake Up Time Helps You Get Up In The Mornings

Getting up on time in the mornings can be difficult for most of, even on the best of days. Not enough sleep? Too much work the previous night? Well, with Wake Up Time you are sure to be back up bright and early with a great alarm clock for your Mac. Although an actual alarm clock, or even an app on your iPhone may be more practical in this situation, having one on your Mac can also have its benefits....

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