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Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac with Yosemite Support
Posted 8/25/2014 at 14:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac has been released with support for Yosemite, performance and battery improvements and support for the latest versions of Windows.

Periscope Pro 2.0.2
Posted 8/25/2014 at 13:37 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Periscope Pro 2.0.2 is reviewed by Macworld of the video surveillance app for the Mac.

Valuta+ 1.5 released for iOS - Simple Currency Converter
Posted 8/25/2014 at 13:20 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, Daniel Noehr releases Valuta+ 1.5, an update to his popular currency converter for iOS devices. With a database of over 160 up-to-date currencies, Valuta+ allows anyone to easily look up local exchange rates, no matter where they are in the world. These include commodities like gold, silver and crypto-currencies. Adding support for iPad and iPad Mini, with version 1.5 users can now find the local currency based on location as well as minor bug fixes and performance enhancements.

MileBug wins Best GPS-Enabled App (Silver Award) - 2014 Summer Awards
Posted 8/25/2014 at 13:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MileBug for iOS has been awarded the "Best GPS-Enabled App" Silver Award from Best Mobile App Awards (BMAA) for the Summer 2014 Awards. MileBug is a beautiful app that makes it easy to track your tax-deductible mileage on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. The Best Mobile App Awards is committed to showcasing the latest and greatest mobile apps on the market today in a variety of categories. Izatt Apps is pleased to have MileBug recognized and honored by the BMAA.

iNutrients App Now on Sale Thru Labor Day - Covers 10 USDA Nutrients
Posted 8/25/2014 at 13:18 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer James Hollender's version 2.1 of his iNutrients app contains the entire USDA National Nutrient Database for: Calories, Carbohydrates, Dietary Cholesterol, Fiber, Potassium, Proteins, Saturated Fat, Sodium, Sugars and Vitamin K, is now on sale with 25% off thru 9/1. The database now includes 8,463 different foods and 15,135 food servings. Even with this large quantity it may still not be enough. Users can now add their own custom foods and food servings to help fill that gap.

Safari 7.0.6 contains security improvements
Posted 8/24/2014 at 13:36 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Safari 7.0.6 is recommended for all Safari users and contains security improvements.

Keynote 6.2.2 contains fixes
Posted 8/24/2014 at 13:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Keynote 6.2.2 contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

Numbers 3.2.2 contains fixes
Posted 8/24/2014 at 13:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Numbers 3.2.2 contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

Pages 5.2.2 contains fixes
Posted 8/24/2014 at 13:34 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Pages 5.2.2 contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

Pocket Watch, LLC. Reveals Cloud Server For Printing From Smart Devices
Posted 8/24/2014 at 13:33 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Texas based Pocket Watch, LLC. announced today the availability of its new ActivePrint Cloud Server Powered by Raspberry Pi. With this small standalone box almost any USB printer or available network printer will become compatible with iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. This is done by making each printer available through AirPrint, ActivePrint Cloud Print, and Google Cloud Print services simultaneously. ActivePrint Cloud Server runs on less electricity than most energy efficient lightbulbs.

Indexed Lists goes Universal - Adds iPhone and iCloud Synchronisation
Posted 8/24/2014 at 13:32 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, John Hall today announces Indexed Lists: Organize Your Notes 2.1.1, an update to his popular productivity app for iOS. The most flexible list keeper you have ever experienced! Create lists, organise notes, build records, brainstorm ideas, make checklists, record timelines of children, pets and projects. Enhance your lists with images. Add structure to your notes using templates. Version 2.1.1 adds iPhone and iCloud support to synchronise your lists across your iPhone and iPad.

Dropshare 3.3 featuring Rackspace Cloud Files
Posted 8/22/2014 at 20:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent developer, Timo Josten announces Dropshare for Mac, now available in version 3.3. The new version offers a bunch of new features for your favourite file sharing tool. Dropshare is now able to upload files to Rackspace Cloud Files - a frequently demanded feature that has now been released. Also, Dropshare is now able to convert Markdown files to HTML before uploading them. These & many other features have been introduced with the new version, plus a free trial version.

Quicken 2015 for Mac
Posted 8/22/2014 at 20:49 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Quicken 2015 for Mac replaces Quicken Essentials and includes an updated user interface, improved investment tracking, synchronization with the Quicken iOS app and more.

InstaTxtr goes 2.0 - Relaunches as a Comprehensive Photo Editor
Posted 8/22/2014 at 5:53 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
InstaTxtr 2.0, the iPhone app initially built with simple and fun photo texting and filters for Instagram, now relaunches as a full-fledged photo editor with comprehensive features. Version 2.0 comes complete with photo cropping and transformation tools, new filter packs and gorgeous light-leak overlay/texture and frame packs, which each can blend with any colors to create a myriad combinations of beautiful textures and frames for your photos and share them on Instagram, Facebook and more.

Dressed 1.0 for iPhone - Virtual Closet App
Posted 8/22/2014 at 5:53 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Perth based Kabuki Vision today introduces Dressed 1.0 for iPhone, a fashion app that lets users keep track of their entire wardrobe and plan new outfits. Clothing, shoes, and accessories can be managed in Dressed and the app will keep track of details like brand, color, season, function, and custom tags. New outfits can be created by mixing and matching garments on a virtual mannequin, allowing users to see what their outfits will look like when worn.

Vitamin-R Pomodoro tool syncs between iOS devices and Mac versions
Posted 8/22/2014 at 5:53 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
publicspace has brought Vitamin-R, its powerful time boxing solution, to the iPhone. 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. This latest version features seamless synchronization between the Mac and iPhone version allowing users to track their time slices whether they are on their desk or on the move.

Arq Backup 4.5.4 - Fixes \"absurd length error\"
Posted 8/22/2014 at 5:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Fixed the 'absurd string length' error caused by an index file with incorrect offsets in it. Arq will recreate the index file from the pack data, and replace the bogus index file.

Zeph Launches Disappearing Messaging App That Prevents Screenshots
Posted 8/21/2014 at 2:35 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Simply Pragmatic, Inc. today introduces Zeph: Disappearing Text 1.1, its free social networking app for iOS devices. Zeph was created to bring the same type of off-the-record conversations friends have in-person onto their phones. The app allows users to send private, encrypted messages to their friends that will disappear after they have been viewed. The creators of Zeph have devised a clever way of preventing the recipient from taking a screenshot of the message on his or her phone.

CourseNotes 5.0 for Mac Introduces Audio Recording, iCloud Syncing
Posted 8/21/2014 at 2:34 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dear Panda LLC has announced a major update to CourseNotes 5.0 for Mac, the note-taking app popular in classrooms around the world with both students and educators alike. CourseNotes lets you take notes with rich text editing, lets you import PDFs, take photos and import other images and more. The latest version of CourseNotes introduces support for audio recording, support for iCloud Syncing with CourseNotes on Mac and other iOS devices, and a ton of other new features and improvements.

CourseNotes 5.0 for iOS Introduces Audio Recording, iCloud Syncing
Posted 8/21/2014 at 2:34 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dear Panda LLC has announced a major update to CourseNotes 5.0 for iPad, the note-taking app popular in classrooms around the world with both students and educators alike. CourseNotes lets you take notes with rich text editing, lets you import PDFs, take photos and import other images and more. The latest version of CourseNotes introduces support for audio recording, support for iCloud Syncing with CourseNotes on Mac and other iOS devices, and a ton of other new features and improvements.

PopChar X 6.6 supports Unicode 7.0, shows characters in Unicode context
Posted 8/19/2014 at 12:37 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today released PopChar X 6.6, a new version of the company's award-winning tool for efficiently exploring fonts as well as finding and inserting special characters. With PopChar, thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. PopChar X 6.6 supports the brand-new version 7.0 of the Unicode standard, is prepared for Apple's next-generation Mac OS Yosemite, and offers a list of further improvements and enhancements.

Mailbox 2.1 now supports PassBook
Posted 8/16/2014 at 15:31 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mailbox 2.1 now supports PassBook and allows users to view and mark messages as spam, permanently delete trash and spam and includes bug fixes and performance improvements.

Modular 1.06 Free for iOS - Groundbreaking, Virtual Analog Synthesizer
Posted 8/16/2014 at 1:04 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Pulse Code today announces an update to Modular 1.06 for iOS, its studio-quality, virtual analog synthesizer, featuring 30 different modules, band-limited oscillators, and oversampled filters. Far more flexible than fixed synthesizer designs, the app lets users interconnect and independently control Source, Filter, Amplifier/Routing, Modulation, Envelope, Effect, and Special modules. Ideal for synth enthusiasts, it provides all the advantages of modular synthesis in an expandable app.

Visual to-do App Orderly undergoes major update
Posted 8/16/2014 at 1:04 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Tekton Technologies today announces Orderly - Tasks and To-Do Lists 2.5, a major update to their popular productivity app developed for iOS devices. Exclusively designed based on how the human mind visualizes to-do lists, Orderly features nice simple gestures, adding even more convenience and ease of use as well as auto adjustment of fonts based on the amount of content. Featuring awesome themes and location based reminders, Orderly makes sure that a task never goes unnoticed.

SMS Export for iPhone - Backup SMS to Excel file using SMS Export Plus
Posted 8/14/2014 at 4:25 UTC in iPhone by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
mTouchLabs has announced SMS Export Plus 1.5, their productivity app exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch. SMS Export Plus allows you to backup iMessages and SMS from your device to a Mac in .xls format. Using SMS Export Plus, you can archive and maintain records of all your messages at a single location in Excel file. Browse all backup messages in the .xls file very easily. You can filter messages by sender or sort messages by time and date.

Mac Backup Guru 2.0 Launches
Posted 8/13/2014 at 20:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based MacDaddy today announces Mac Backup Guru 2.0 for OS X, an update to its innovative utility designed to back up files and disks reliably and simply. Mac Backup Guru offers advanced features, such as bootable backups, synchronised volumes and folders, and a Snapshot mode that uses system hard links to save space. The interface is designed to be simple to understand and clutter free, so that novices and professionals alike can take advantage of its powerful features.

Flexiglass allows you to move windows without dragging and dropping
Posted 8/11/2014 at 13:36 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Flexiglass uses keyboard shortcuts and multitouch gestures to help you quickly move your windows from place to place without dragging and dropping.

iPhone SMS Backup - Export or save SMS/iMessages from your iPhone to Mac
Posted 8/10/2014 at 17:09 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
mTouchLabs today introduces iPhone SMS Backup, an application for Mac or PC that allows you to easily copy text messages (SMS/iMessages) from your iPhone directly to your Mac. The software is able to convert the SMS database in Excel, CSV and HTML formats, offering the possibility to browse them easily from your computer using any application like a text editor or Microsoft Excel. You can sort your messages based on multiple criteria, leveraging the sorting feature of a tabular format.

SecuritySpy 3.4.1: Update to Mac OS X Video Surveillance Software
Posted 8/08/2014 at 4:00 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Bensoftware today announced the release of SecuritySpy 3.4.1, an update to the premier multi-camera video surveillance software for the Mac. With features such as motion detection, flexible video/audio capture, and remote monitoring and configuration, SecuritySpy is designed for demanding video surveillance applications. New features in this version include support for external triggers such as PIR (Passive Infra Red) detectors and door/window sensors, support for more cameras, and bug fixes.

Spottiapp for iOS - Never miss a thing
Posted 8/04/2014 at 16:15 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spottiapp, never miss a thing of what is happening around you or at another location. With Spottiapp you can leave messages at your current location, so that nearby users can read the messages on the feed screen and other users will be able to see the messages on the map screen. Spottiapp can for example be used to share news, announcements or questions. But also for car-pooling after an event or when you have lost or found something.

DEVONtechnologies releases DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.7.7
Posted 8/04/2014 at 13:11 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC updates all editions of its smart document and information manager DEVONthink as well as of DEVONnote and the freeware menubar launcher XMenu. The updates are free and recommended for all users. DEVONthink is the document and information manager for the Mac. Version 2.7.7 recognizes Swift source code files as plain text, retains more metadata than before when exporting documents, and prefills the Save panel with tags.

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