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macosxhints.com 2007 Pick of the Week

Date Program Name Program Type Descriptive Blurb
H A L L   O F   F A M E [alphabetic order]
-- Butler Utility The ultimate accessory - launcher, web search, macros...
-- DesktopCalendar Information Small calendar on your desktop
-- DragThing Utility Application launcher and switcher and more!
-- Firefox (was Mozilla) Internet Fast, extendable, customizable, standards-compliant browser
-- GraphicConverter Utility Handle nearly any type of graphics
-- NetNewsWire / Lite Internet Excellent RSS/news/feed readers
-- SnapzPro X Utility Simply the best image capture application
-- TextExpander (was Textpander) Prefs Panel Create shortcuts to commonly-used text snippets
-- TinkerTool Utility Tweak a multitude of OS X settings
Previous Years' Picks: 2006 • 2005 • 2004 • 2003 • 2002
J A N U A R Y
Jan 1 CoreDuoTemp Utility Monitor Intel Core Duo chips' temperature, plus a few other items
Jan 8 -- -- No Pick - Macworld Expo week!
Jan 15 iStat nano Widget CPU usage, temperature, disk space, etc. in a handy Dashboard widget
Jan 22 Visor Utility A hot-key activated Terminal window that drops from the menubar
Jan 29 CaminoSession Browser plug-in Save and restore sessions in Camino
F E B R U A R Y
Feb 5 MailFollowup Mail Plug-in Follow up on sent emails via a contextual menu item
Feb 12 Home Design Studio Application Full-featured 3D home design solution
Feb 19 For reasons known only to the Pick of the Week, it decided to take some time off. At first, it was just going to be a week. Then it extended that to two weeks ... then to a month ... and the next thing you know, it's mid-August before the Pick of the Week felt it was time to return to the office!
A U G U S T
Aug 20 Meridian Utility Multiple timers, stopwatches, and alarms
Aug 27 CUPS-PDF Utility Install a virtual PDF printer to ease PDF creation
S E P T E M B E R
Sep 3 JollysFastVNC Utility A super fast VNC client (not yet feature complete!)
Sep 10 HandBrake Utility Convert your DVDs to other formats
Sep 17 Finder Window Manager Utility Add useful window management options to the Finder
Sep 24 Growl System Enhancement A system to notify you when certain things occur
O C T O B E R
Oct 1 FlyGesture System Enhancement Use mouse gestures in many applications to handle routine tasks
Oct 8 Brightness controls System Enhancement A few options for more brightness controls
Oct 15 AppFresh Utility Helps you keep your programs up-to-date
Oct 22 Wraparound System Enhancement Allows mouse movement across screen edges
Oct 29 Not content to have taken over six months' vacation earlier in the year, the PotW again went AWOL for the remainder of 2007, and well into 2008. PotW has been chastised, penalized, and berated, and is hopefully back for good now.
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