Mac - Hide toolbar

Anyone wants to guess what "Hide toolbar" means in Finder? Correct! It hides toolbar, removes sidebar and turns on spatial mode. Couldn't have named it better myself.

Never again, Ubuntu, never again...

Ubuntu logo in the trash can

Every release is just worse and worse. And I'm not even (well, a little bit) complaining about adopting useless Mac features. Every major upgrade is oh-god-please-don't-break-this-time. And when it doesn't, it assumes (without asking) it's the king of the castle. Don't touch my MBR please.

Mac - win/app tabbing

Yes! Another productivity killer brought to you by Apple.

Remember old Alt + Tab which switches between windows on non-mac OSes? Mac also has it:  + Tab. When I press this shortcut, I see row of icons - nothing new here - but if you switch to minimized app, nothing happens. And there is no indication other than visual "something" in dock (if you use dock autohide - too bad, Apple doesn't care about your special needs).

If you happen to know that app, you want to bring to front, is minimized, you can press  while holding  while hovering on chosen app and then let go of .  You will probably have to slow down to remember the exact sequence of things you have to do to perform this magic, but slow is good -  +  + Tab with one hand? Torture.

Mac essentials - TotalFinder

What other OSes offer by default, you will probably have to buy on Mac (nevertheless, it's better that nothing at all). Finder is really bad application - probably only better than iTunes and App Store. But TotalFinder makes transition to Mac a lot easier. It only offers some improvements, but every single one is spot-on, can't-live-without feature. Namely: tabs, show/hide hidden files, cut/paste files, folders first + dual mode which is really nice. There is also a Visor feature, but it's not for me.

You can try it for free for 14 days, but I bought it in the first 10 minutes. Must have.