Review – Blast Application

Company: Apparent Software
Price: $9.95 (free trial available)

Apparent Software makes working on a Mac just a wee bit easier with its new offering, Blast. This inexpensive application runs on your Mac’s menu bar, providing a quick way to access any file or application you’ve recently worked on. Blast has proven to be a real asset to my daily workflow and productivity.

How many times have you spent needless minutes searching for a file or document you produced months ago and can no longer find? Apple’s Spotlight app doesn’t always find what I’m looking for, or it takes some real search savvy to figure out how to make Spotlight work to my needs. Blast will truly help you with this dilemma.

By clicking on the app’s icon in your menu bar, you can quickly search your Mac’s myriad of files with just a click or two of the mouse. Blast allows fast searches for documents, photos, videos, sound files, folders and applications.

I really like the applications search. Just by clicking on an app, Blast instantly shows you all the files you have opened with that app. The list is easy to manage and and I’ve been able to find files with a quick scroll down the list. The customizable menu on the left of the app’s screen lets you set Blast up to suit your personal needs in a snap.

If you want a way to speed up your daily workflow on your Mac, I highly recommend you try Blast out. It’s fast, productive and affordable — all the things that make working on a Mac a pleasure. Review Rating: 9 out of 10

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About Mike Breed

Writing for since August of 2009, Mike Breed is an Earth Science and Biology teacher at Chenango Valley High School in Binghamton, New York. He is currently acting as the Science Department Chairman in his school district as well. Mike has received numerous grants to incorporate Apple products into the laboratories and activities of his students, with the hopes of adding a new element of learning to the teaching of science in a demanding learning environment.

A lifelong resident of Cortland, New York, Mike enjoys spending time with his family when not busy with his duties at school. An avid fan of the Macintosh platform, Mike also spends a great deal of time reading and working from his iPad and iPhone, where he is reading his way through the entire chronology of Star Wars novels. Mike is also passionate about fishing and enjoys spending time each weekend fishing with his father on the waters of central New York State’s Finger Lakes.

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