Smileworthy: Default Folder X

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  Default Folder X, developed by St. Clair Software, is a great way to maneuver through your files and folders. Here is what our QA guy has to say about it. (Hint: He uses lots of documents.)    I was introduced to Default Folder X in 2006. Since then it's been an integral piece of my day. Each time I …

Smileworthy: Tower 2

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Tower, developed by German team fournova, is a favorite of the Smile team engineers. Many of them have been using Tower for years, and love the version 2 update. If you work on code and need Git version control, check out Tower. Here’s what our engineers have to say. I appreciate Tower 2 for its clean appearance. I particularly like …

SmileWorthy: BBEdit

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BBEdit, from Rhode Island-based Bare Bones, is a Smile favorite. Here's why. Éric says: “I love BBEdit because it’s an editor that's powerful enough to do serious work and quickly zip through multi-MB files, yet simple and friendly enough to serve as a TextEdit replacement when I just need to jot down a few quick notes.” Maia adds: “I use …

Smileworthy: SuperDuper!

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Given yesterday's release of OS X 10.9.2, this is a good time to tip our hat to SuperDuper! from Shirt Pocket. SuperDuper! reliably creates bootable backups and offers thorough scripting and automation options. Before I upgrade to a new version of OS X, I clone my startup disk using SuperDuper! Yesterday, I cloned from one partition to another on an …

SmileWorthy: CloudPull

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We like to use Google Documents for online, real-time collaboration. We use it to take notes when we have meetings. We use it to edit product bullets. We use it to create spreadsheets when doing product planning. Generally, we're thrilled with Google Documents, but we use it for enough important stuff that we worry about our data. Enter CloudPull from …