Wow! Apple released a bunch of updates a couple of days ago. I think they updated just about everything that can be updated. Of course I waited a day or so to do the Mac OS X updates, just to be safe. Let me tell you how my updates went and how I did them.
Occasionally I buy small utilities to test out and run on my Mac. xScan by adnx software is a system and hardware monitoring utility. Most of the stuff that is monitored in xScan can be found in various apps in the Mac OS, but the xScan interface is so much nicer and user friendly.
The Disk Utility application in your Utilities folder does all kinds of good things besides formatting hard drives and other media. This article describes several things that Disk Utility can do if you are interested. Give it a read, Disk Utility is a very valuable program on your Mac and it is Free!!
OK, my wife and I are just fed up with all the ads (especially popup ads) we find in our Safari web browsing. You know how it works. You go to a web site researching something then when you go to other websites ads for what you were researching (shopping for) are on the new website. Not any more!!
This is no big deal, but if you do any kind of design work (especially website design) there is a very cool little app in your Utilities folder in OS X called Digital Color Meter. If you are trying to match a color for a website (I do this all the time) you need Digital Color Meter.