Computers are meant to make life easier, (although I would agree that it often doesn’t feel like that).
‘Power users’ often make use of small applications that enable them to handle repetitious and common tasks with much less work.
Lifehacker recently listed their top 10 micro-utilities for both Windows and Mac.
These applications might be a shortcut on your path to “Power-user-dom’.
Any other suggestions? Let us know in the comments.