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1Password for Mac 6.8
Posted 7/24/2017 at 14:48 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password 6.8 includes a number of enhancements including: 1) One-time passwords now copy themselves to the clipboard automatically whenever you fill an item that has a one-time password 2) The ability to create vaults has arrived for 1Password.com accounts! 3) A brand new Account menu gives you quick access to some of the most important features of your 1Password.com account. 4) New browser integration using Native Messaging for Chrome. {OPM-4937} and numerous other enhancements and fixes.

macOS Tag Editor Offers a Better Way to Categorize Files and Directories
Posted 7/19/2017 at 13:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Stockholm-based indie developer, Rixstep today announces Rixtag 2.4, an important feature update to their macOS tag editor. Rixtag helps anyone rethink how they store and categorize their files and directories. It allows users to edit macOS-based tags on files of any type, including regular files, directories, and more. By tagging files with descriptive tags, Rixtag makes it easier to search for and find files on their Mac's massive internal and external hard drives.

SecureTribe is an Innovative and Extremely Secure Way to Share Content
Posted 7/19/2017 at 13:21 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Virginia based Just Two Dudes LLC releases SecureTribe 1.1, a maintenance update to their advanced social networking app for iOS devices. SecureTribe lets users create two kinds of content sharing groups, which the app refers to as "tribes": private tribes and public tribes. Private tribes secure all content. Public tribes allow users to share content with anyone within the global SecureTribe community. Version 1.1 adds new content descriptions, new code optimization and UI tweeks.

PopChar X 8.1 supports Unicode 10 and refines the all-new PopChar 8
Posted 7/19/2017 at 13:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today releases PopChar X 8.1, an improved version of the company's award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts. PopChar makes typing of unusual characters easy without having to remember keyboard combinations. Thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. Just after the release of version 8.0, Ergonis did more work on PopChar, refining the newly introduced features and adding support for the new Unicode 10.0 standard.

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.7 brings usability and automation enhancements
Posted 7/19/2017 at 13:20 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies today updates DEVONthink To Go, the iOS companion to DEVONthink for Mac, with enhancements and bug fixes. Version 2.1.7 adds an option to clear the Global Inbox and makes the grid view available on all devices. The update also improves the decluttering service and enhances URL command support. Updating item counts is more reliable and no longer makes the app unresponsive. The update to version 2.1.7 is free and recommended for all users.

DEVONthink 2.9.13 improves decluttering service and Markdown support
Posted 7/19/2017 at 13:20 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies today releases version 2.9.13 of all editions of its intelligent information and document manager DEVONthink as well as its smart notebook DEVONnote. Version 2.9.13 enhances the decluttering service, rearranges a few menu commands for clarity, and improves importing bookmarks from Google Chrome and references from Bookends. The update lets Markdown documents reference scripts with relative or absolute links and improves the overall reliability and performance, too.

DEVONthink 2.9.13 improves decluttering service and Markdown support
Posted 7/06/2017 at 15:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies today releases version 2.9.13 of all editions of its intelligent information and document manager DEVONthink as well as its smart notebook DEVONnote. Version 2.9.13 enhances the decluttering service, rearranges a few menu commands for clarity, and improves importing bookmarks from Google Chrome and references from Bookends. The update lets Markdown documents reference scripts with relative or absolute links and improves the overall reliability and performance, too.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 10.4 (Sierra Edition)
Posted 7/06/2017 at 15:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 10.4 (Sierra Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running macOS Sierra. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to perform essential system maintenance with a click of a button, without any need to configure even a single option. It also fixes compatibility issues with macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and contains a number of other bug fixes and interface improvements.

AirBeamTV Now Supports Video File Playback from Mac to Smart TVs
Posted 7/06/2017 at 15:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
AirBeamTV today announced the release of version 2.0 of their popular screen mirroring applications for Smart and Connected TVs. The apps support all major TV brands, including Samsung, Sony, LG, Panasonic, Philips, Android TV, Fire TV, Roku and Chromecast. Users now have the option to play video files directly from Apple Mac computers to TV. The new modern user interface provides a better look and feel, and easier and faster access to all the settings.

PhoneRescue Now Downloads & Restores iCloud Backup in iOS 10.3 or Later
Posted 7/06/2017 at 15:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iMobie Inc. today announces PhoneRescue V3.4, a big update to their top-notch iOS data recovery software for Mac and Windows users. PhoneRescue helps you retrieve all those most essential things that matter so much to you. Fully supporting the latest iOS 11, users can now download and restore iCloud backups in iOS 10.3 or later. With a refined yet user-friendly UI, it also gives a choice for users to flexibly download what they want for recovery, and all data will be kept safe and secure.

Graphic Inspector Now Can Search Images by Bit Depth
Posted 7/06/2017 at 15:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces Graphic Inspector 2.3, a feature update to company's quality control solution for images and vector files. Graphic Inspector solves the problem of quickly finding files with specific resolution, color, spot channels, fonts and other attributes. The app can also search metadata, report image compression, and save search criteria in workflow specific presets. The new version lets users find images with specific bit depth and adds a new search operator for numeric values.

Hydra 4.1 Brings New Color Grading for Improved HDR Result on Mac
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:37 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mons based Creaceed today releases Hydra 4.1, a new version of their popular HDR app for Mac OS X. Hydra enables the creation of HDR images based on pictures taken with exposure shifts or alternatively from a single RAW or JPEG image. Hydra is fully optimised for Metal and macOS Sierra, and offers a simple user experience as well as more advanced options such as a precise image alignment, real-time preview and more. Version 4.1 features an improved tone mapper with a new color grading technique.

NeoFinder Mac 7.1 - DAM for Affinity Photo and Designer
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:36 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Norbert M. Doerner today released NeoFinder 7.1, the first major update for NeoFinder 7. NeoFinder helps anyone keep track of digital files, photos, songs, movies, fonts on hard drives, USB sticks, servers, Blu-ray disks, DVD-ROMs, CDROMs, and any other digital media. The new version includes much enhanced video cataloging, better workflow integration ("Open with..." menu and lossless image rotation), integrated Dropbox cataloging, and full support for Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer.

MacFamilyTree 8.2 - Family history for Mac, most beautiful charts ever
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:36 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Synium Software GmbH today announces MacFamilyTree 8.2, a huge update to their popular genealogy app for macOS. MacFamilyTree offers many ways to explore your personal family history, discover your origins, and how your family has evolved over the course of time. New in MacFamilyTree 8.2: The most beautiful and versatile charts in computer genealogy even got better. Effortlessly adjust coloring, shadows, line styles, information to display, and fonts for all charts.

Note-taking app SnipNotes arrives on the Mac
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Felix Lisczyk introduces SnipNotes for macOS, which extends the existing iOS app. SnipNotes combines a highly configurable clipboard manager with an intelligent note-taking app: Users can quickly save any content from their clipboard, websites and more. SnipNotes categorizes notes automatically based on their content and provides a set of actions for each type. SnipNotes for macOS transports this concept to the Mac and integrates into many system technologies like Handoff and the new Touch Bar.

Vitamin-R Pomodoro time management tool adds Things 3 support
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
publicspace today announces Vitamin-R 2.48 for macOS. Vitamin-R breaks down large, vaguely defined tasks into a series of short time slices of between 10 and 30 minutes, each with specific, easily reachable and actionable objectives - helping to improve focus and overcome procrastination. It features an array of highly configurable visual, audio and speech notifications. The new version adds support for the Things 3 todo list manager.

Rest Time 1.0 - The small, simple and elegant macOS break reminder
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
publicspace today announces Rest Time for macOS. Rest Time is a small, simple, elegant and unobtrusive break reminder written completely in Swift and using Apple's latest platform technologies. Rest Time schedules breaks intelligently taking into account user activity and device status. It does so without requiring privileged access and thus preserves the user's privacy and internet security. Rest Time is designed to minimize disruption and to be easy to live with.

Matrix News reads your Incoming News - Free your Eyes from your Device
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:32 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Austin based developer, Matrix News LLC today introduces Matrix News 1.0, a brand new speaking RSS reader and Radio player app for iOS devices. Matrix News allows you to view all of your preferred news sources and play your favorite radio stations from a single place. When configured with all of your favorite news, this app is the most efficient news reader that you'll encounter with its unique features. It will even read the incoming news to you.

Moneyspire Announces Support for Over 9,000 Financial Institutions
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Moneyspire Inc. today announces Moneyspire Connect, the company's new service that allows its personal finance software users to download transactions from over 9,000 financial institutions in the U.S. and around the world. Along with Moneyspire Connect, Moneyspire personal finance software brings your entire financial life together in one place, and helps give you peace of mind - all with one click transaction downloading!

New watchOS app comes to Informant 5 by Pocket Informant
Posted 6/30/2017 at 14:31 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Utah based Fanatic Software today announces Pocket Informant 5.11, the latest update to their award-winning app for iOS and Android devices. Informant 5 is a cross-platform planner app that combines your Calendar, Tasks, Projects, and Notes into a single app. Version 5.11 introduces a new Date Picker that resembles an actual calendar, and a new watchOS app. This release also addresses a number of small fixes and crashes that some users were experiencing.

New PDF Studio 12 adds PDF Imposition, Excel to PDF and PDF to Word
Posted 6/16/2017 at 15:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Atlanta based Qoppa Software today announces PDF Studio 12, an important update to their powerful, easy-to-use PDF editing application for Windows, Mac and Linux. PDF Studio provides all the necessary features that are needed but offered at a fraction of the cost of other PDF editors while maintaining full compatibility with the PDF Standard. Version 12 adds many new exciting features including PDF Imposition, Scanning Configuration, Excel to PDF Conversion, Page Resize, and 4K Display Support.

ChackApps released TicktsUp 1.0.1 for iOS - Scan and Save your Receipts
Posted 6/16/2017 at 15:46 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
ChackApps has released TicktsUp 1.0.1 for iOS, their lifestyle app to scan and save your purchase receipts. TicktsUp is a very simple app with very clear functionality. Simply select the new ticket option, enter a short description, choose a category, and scan the receipt by taking a photo. The app will automatically recognize the edges of the ticket and now it is saved and accessible. Save your receipts and/or warranty on your mobile device. Version 1.0.1 includes minor bug fixes.

PopChar 8 offers custom layouts, ligatures, emoji support and more
Posted 6/16/2017 at 15:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Longtime Mac developer, Ergonis Software today releases PopChar X 8.0, a major new version of the company's award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts. PopChar makes typing of unusual characters easy without having to remember keyboard combinations. Thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. Version 8.0 introduces more than 40 improvements, like custom layouts, support for ligatures, extensive emoji support, and much more.

App Wrapper 3.8 for OS X - High Sierra DP ready and New App Diagnostics
Posted 6/16/2017 at 15:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ohanaware Co., Ltd. today announces App Wrapper 3.8, an important feature update to their popular App Store preparation tool. App Wrapper was designed to simplify the process of preparing applications for submission to the Mac App Store and deploying on web sites. Version 3.8 introduces the new Application Diagnostics function, designed to check an application against 120 App Store rejection reasons, 70 potential code sign failures and critical issues, and so much more.

SeizAlarm Version 3.0 Can Now Detect Seizures With The Apple Watch
Posted 6/16/2017 at 15:45 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Orlando based SeizAlarm, LLC releases version 3.0 of their iPhone and Apple Watch app SeizAlarm, which can now detect seizures with the Apple Watch. SeizAlarm offers those with epilepsy and other seizure disorders the ability to quickly request help from caregivers automatically by monitoring motion and/or heart rate using the Apple Watch or monitoring motion with the iPhone. Caregivers receive a text, email and a phone call which includes GPS coordinates.

Welcome SyncMate 6.7 - an improved version of Mac synchronization tool
Posted 6/16/2017 at 15:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Eltima Software releases SyncMate 6.7, an updated version of their powerful synchronization tool for OS X. SyncMate allows syncing Mac computers with iOS and Android devices, other Macs, MTP devices, as well as with online storage accounts such as Google, Dropbox, iCloud and Microsoft Services, including Outlook, Office 365 Home and Business accounts. The latest version of SyncMate offers a more reliable and fast sync mechanism thus ensuring correct data transfer.

Rooster 1.0 - Wake on LAN for Apple TV
Posted 6/16/2017 at 15:44 UTC in Apple TV by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Basil Salad Software today introduces Rooster 1.0, a wake-on-LAN solution for the Apple TV. Rooster brings network devices out of standby for easy access to media servers from the living room. Rooster is best used with a network-attached storage device that serves media files to the Apple TV. Users can now schedule these NAS' up-time to keep them online only on times when they are expected to be in use. On other times, users can wake up the device as needed from the Apple TV using Rooster.

HomePod is a integrated speaker and Siri assistant
Posted 6/05/2017 at 20:33 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
HomePod combines Siri with a powerful speaker that sounds amazing, adapts to wherever it’s playing, and is fully integrate to Apple Music. It can sense where in the room it’s playing and adapt its sound accordingly and includes seven beamforming tweeters that precisely focus the sound, from very narrow beams all the way to true, consistent 360º audio.

iPad Pro adds 10.5 inch model
Posted 6/05/2017 at 20:29 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has added a 10.5 inch iPad Pro adds 10.5 inch model to the iPad lineup which now includes iPad mini, iPad, iPad 10.5 inch and iPad 12.9 inch models.

MacBook and MacBook Pro's upgraded with Kaby Lake processors
Posted 6/05/2017 at 20:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has updated its MacBook and MacBook Pro lines with Kaby Lake processors to improve performance and various other improvements such as adding the refined butterfly switch keyboard to the MacBook.

iMac Pro
Posted 6/05/2017 at 20:24 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The iMac Pro is a more powerful iMac that brings professional level performance to the iMac line along with a 4K display.

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