Hook creates smart connections between documents on Mac

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Hooks, on cranes.
Hooks, on cranes.
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Imagine that you’re working on a document on your Mac. At some point, you’ll need to take a look at those emails about the project, or check that photo you snapped of the whiteboard. Maybe you have them all open already, in your perfectly organized workspace. But what about when you come back to that document tomorrow, or next month?

What if you could tap a key, and a panel would pop up, with all those linked documents listed? You could just click on one to open it. That’s what you get with Hook, a new Mac app that links documents together so you never need to go searching for them again.

Score 9 Mac apps, including CrossOver and CleanMyMac, at a huge discount [Deals]

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The Mighty Mac Bundle
Score 10 Mac apps that will help you stay more organized, efficient and productive.
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Macs are mighty productivity machines, but they’re only as useful as the apps you install. It can be hard to know where to start, so this massively discounted bundle of top-tier productivity apps offers an easy choice for any Mac user.

Pock puts your Mac’s Dock in the Touch Bar

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Pock dock and settings
In deep with Pock.
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Pock is a very neat little utility for folks with Touch Bar MacBook Pros. All it does is replace the Touch Bar’s tools with swap-in “widgets,” or sets of tools. One of these puts the Mac’s own Dock into the Touch Bar, which is an amazing idea. But there are several other widgets available, with more to come.

Save big on four awesome Mac apps [Deals]

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Mac App Roundup (1)
We've rounded up four premium Mac apps that are available for massive discounts.
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We’ve always got great deals on gear, gadgets and apps. But sometimes they stack up, so we get to share them all at once. That’s what happened with these four Mac apps – Luminar 3, MacX DVD Ripper, PDF Reader Pro, and iMazing 2. These apps cover productivity, photo editing, iOS management, and more. Most are discounted by more than half off, read on for more details:

Affinity Publisher is incredibly powerful, surprisingly affordable

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Affinity Publisher does it all — and plays nicely with other Affinity apps.
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Serif just delivered its latest Affinity app for Mac and PC — and it looks like an essential purchase for publishers.

Affinity Publisher is a professional desktop publishing client that has Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo baked-in for seamless vector design and image editing. It’s packed full of other useful features, too, and it won’t break the bank.