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Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Browser to Ride

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By Frank Petrie Today, there must be nearly three dozen web browsers to choose from to use on your Mac. Back in the day, there were basically three main choices for a Mac browser – Safari, Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (which was nicknamed Internet Exploder for reasons obvious to users). There were some […]

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Freshly Squeezed Reviews: A Stand That Delivers

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By Frank Petrie If you were to assemble your dream iPad case, you’d have to gather numerous accessories to meet all of your desires. But what if there was a one-stop-shop bundle available? “The Touchfire iPad case is packed with innovative features that are simply not available in any other iPad case. But perhaps most […]

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Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Eight Arms to Hold You

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By Frank Petrie For years I used a fantastic utility, “FinderPop.” Its sole purpose was to open a customizable DropDown menu wherever I should need it at any given moment. I believe that I was using it as far back as OS 9 (if not OS 8). Unfortunately, with the introduction of El Capitan, FinderPop […]

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Freshly Squeezed Reviews: Will It Go Round In Circles?

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By Frank Petrie Would you like a simpler, faster, more intuitive method to find out which apps you can use to open a specific file? It’s rare in my years of reviewing that I have come across a piece of software where the developer didn’t attempt to differentiate their app from the crowd by incorporating […]

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