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Old Nov 29, 2011, 08:20 PM   #1
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Hi, I bought a MBA 13" 128gb SSD and wanting to maximise its potential.
Want to know any software or apps that is/are useful.

Currently I only surf the net, listen to music and watch some movie off it. Wanting to do some simple documents with it too.

Thanks heap for the advise!
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Old Nov 29, 2011, 08:26 PM   #2
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Here are a few I like,

Transmission
Kismac
LibreOffice
Audacity
ZenMap
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Old Nov 29, 2011, 08:43 PM   #3
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Hi, I bought a MBA 13" 128gb SSD and wanting to maximise its potential.
Want to know any software or apps that is/are useful.

Currently I only surf the net, listen to music and watch some movie off it. Wanting to do some simple documents with it too.

Thanks heap for the advise!
For you, a *few* must-haves:
http://safariadblock.com/
http://hackemist.com/SafariOmnibar/#faq
http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/349...fari-extension

These are great.

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Old Nov 29, 2011, 09:20 PM   #4
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#1 app... Alfred

# 2 app... mac version of air video client(it's in beta but works so good)

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# 4 app... builtin vpn

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Old Nov 30, 2011, 07:19 AM   #5
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thanks people, will try out some of the apps and application for sure
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Old Dec 1, 2011, 01:44 AM   #6
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two apps i really enjoy:

Swackett - awesome weather program (dont need any source for weather)

WriteRoom - 9.99 - no frills word composition
- I absolutely love this program gotta see it and use it to believe it
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Hi, I bought a MBA 13" 128gb SSD and wanting to maximise its potential.
Want to know any software or apps that is/are useful.

Currently I only surf the net, listen to music and watch some movie off it. Wanting to do some simple documents with it too.

Thanks heap for the advise!
a decent spell checker wouldn't hurt
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