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1Password 5.0.2 includes many bug fixes
Posted 10/31/2014 at 12:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password 5.0.2 was updated with a large number of bug fixes including: Layout and graphics updates mean the 1Password uniform is the spangliest ever;1Password now plays with Firefox 32 and newer; 1Password 5 now automatically assimilates v4 licenses; When typing search queries, all letters now displayed; Macs with long names now sync with iOS over Wi-Fi and more.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 8.0.1 (Yosemite Edition)
Posted 10/31/2014 at 3:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today releases Cocktail 8.0.1 (Yosemite Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X Yosemite. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version addresses an issue in which Cocktail may fail to clear DNS cache, fixes compatibility issues with EtreCheck and contains other bug fixes and improvements. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (Yosemite Edition).

LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Posted 10/31/2014 at 3:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based Zevrix Solutions today announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.28, a compatibility update to its popular workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer allows to reduce InDesign link size and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data, performs essential image adjustments, converts image formats and more. The new version makes LinkOptimizer compatible with the recently released Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

Announcing CaptureSync - Multi-Camera Capture Software for Mac OS X
Posted 10/29/2014 at 14:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Bensoftware today announced the release of CaptureSync 1.0, a new multi-camera software product for the Mac. CaptureSync takes video and audio streams and records them to a single file, containing all streams synchronised together. CaptureSync is perfect for recording interviews, scientific experiments, psychological research, musical performances and sporting events, among many other uses. A 30 day trial of CaptureSync is available for download.

Signul Personal iBeacon System Unveils IFTTT Integration
Posted 10/29/2014 at 14:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
IoT Design Shop, the Internet of Things innovation centre at Finger Food Studios, today announced that it is actively developing an IFTTT Channel for Signul, the world's first personal consumer iBeacon solution. IFTTT is an online service that allows users to create tasks that combine different Internet-based services from one platform. By integrating with IFTTT, Signul users will be able to easily initiate automation in other IFTTT Channels.

Simplex Solutions Inc. Brings Secure Web Surfing via Private Browser
Posted 10/29/2014 at 14:46 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
New York based Simplex Solutions Inc. today introduces Private Browser 1.0, its revolutionary new secure web browser for iOS devices. Offering integrated Proxy technology with several methods of encryption, Private Browser features a clean & functional design and ensures fast connection speeds. This unique web browsing solution is based on the VPN Unlimited stack of technologies. Reliable methods of encryption guarantee ultimate online security while ensuring completely anonymous online surfing.

CS Odessa Announces Mac OS X User Interface Solution for ConceptDraw PRO
Posted 10/29/2014 at 14:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
CS Odessa announces the new Mac OS X User Interface Solution. The app provides a great toolset for developers and software product management professionals who use ConceptDraw PRO in their prototyping work. The new solution provides graphical user interface elements, UI patterns, and application icons that greatly simplify user interface likeness studies for OS X applications. The new Mac OS X User Interface Solution has been added to ConceptDraw PRO at no charge to our customers.

NeoFinder 6.6 for Yosemite
Posted 10/28/2014 at 11:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Norbert M. Doerner has released NeoFinder 6.6 (was CDFinder). The new version is certified for Yosemite, supports iCloud Drive, and is much faster with RAW files and archives. NeoFinder makes it easier than ever to keep track of your digital files, photos, songs, movies, fonts on hard disks, USB sticks, servers, Blu-ray disks, DVD-ROMs, CDROMs, and any other digital media. NeoFinder generates thumbnails and reads a lot of metadata during cataloging, for powerful search possibilities.

Audio Switcher 2.0 for OS X: Menu Bar Applet for Managing Audio Devices
Posted 10/28/2014 at 11:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spike Software Inc. today announces Audio Switcher 2.0, its new utility developed exclusively for Mac OS X. Audio Switcher allows you to quickly switch your audio input and output between different audio devices. Automatically detecting when your audio devices are connected or disconnected, Audio Switcher resides in the Status Bar, making it conveniently accessible from any application. Version 2.0 expands support for a wider range of devices.

MOSO Releases Xmplify XML Editor for Mac OS X Version 1.6.0
Posted 10/28/2014 at 11:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MOSO has announced the release of Version 1.6.0 of the Xmplify XML Editor for Mac OS X. Xmplify is a powerful XML editor built specifically for Mac OS X 10.6 , and provides a fully XML-aware editing environment with DTD and XML Schema-based auto-completion, automatic document validation, XSLT and XPath support, live HTML preview and much more. Version 1.6.0 adds support for extracting and displaying element specification details from XSDs and DTDs, plus fixes and other improvements.

BatchOutput PDF Now Supports Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Posted 10/27/2014 at 17:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions releases BatchOutput PDF 2.2.9, a compatibility update to its solution to automate PDF printing with watched hot folders on Mac OS. Users only need to drop PDF files into hot folders and they will be printed automatically using the assigned output preset. BatchOutput PDF is a robust and affordable tool for users of any trade, whether it's print, publishing, education or financial sector. The new version makes BatchOutput PDF compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

Audio Switcher 2.0 for OS X: Menu Bar Applet for Managing Audio Devices
Posted 10/27/2014 at 17:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spike Software Inc. today announces Audio Switcher 2.0, its new utility developed exclusively for Mac OS X. Audio Switcher allows you to quickly switch your audio input and output between different audio devices. Automatically detecting when your audio devices are connected or disconnected, Audio Switcher resides in the Status Bar, making it conveniently accessible from any application. Version 2.0 expands support for a wider range of devices.

Minco 2 is a light weight time tracking app
Posted 10/26/2014 at 4:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Minco sits in your menu bar and is always at your fingertips to start tracking your time and includes support for many core OS X technologies such as Notification Center, Contacts and more.

Timing 1.47 tracks time spent on projects
Posted 10/26/2014 at 4:05 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Timing automatically tracks which documents you are editing, which applications you use, and the domains of the websites you visit.

BBEdit 11
Posted 10/24/2014 at 12:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 11 contains over two hundred additions, changes, and refinements including Improved syntax coloring, New Clippings system mechanics, New UI for Find Differences, Text Extraction, Numerous Editing Enhancements and an extensive Internal Modernization.

Introducing Pixelmator for iPad
Posted 10/24/2014 at 12:21 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Pixelmator Team today, announces the release of Pixelmator for iPad, an image editor that gives everything you need to create, edit and enhance images. The app makes it easy to do precise or artistic color corrections and comes with a set of top-quality retouching tools so you can easily make every picture absolutely stunning. Designed from the ground up for iPad, Pixelmator puts powerful image editing tools right at your fingertips.

Arq Backup 4.6.2
Posted 10/22/2014 at 16:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.6.2 fixed an issue where the backup process aborted if there's an error creating an FSRef on OS X Yosemite (because it's not a valid file for creating an FSRef).

GiftShopper Free released for iOS - Manage your Gift Lists Intuitively
Posted 10/21/2014 at 12:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The GiftShopper app is a great aid for last-minute Thanksgiving and Christmas present shoppers, and it's ideal also for other special events like birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and more. Giftshopper has been featured by Apple in the USA and several other countries on the App Store's main page and consistently praised for its simplicity and effectiveness by users. The app made it to the Top10 Paid Finance Apps in the USA, Australia and Canada.

PhatWare releases WritePad 8.0 featuring a custom keyboard extension
Posted 10/21/2014 at 12:13 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spokane based PhatWare today announces WritePad 8.0, an update to its wildly popular handwriting recognition and note-taking app for iPad. WritePad is an advanced notetaker app that lets you to take notes in your own handwriting, which is immediately converted to the digital text using PhatWares state-of-the-art handwriting recognition software. Version 8 now includes a handwriting recognition-based input method that can be enabled as an iOS 8 custom keyboard extension and used in any iPad app.

Noodlesoft Releases Hazel 3.3
Posted 10/21/2014 at 12:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Noodlesoft today announces Hazel 3.3, an update to its popular housekeeping utility for Mac OS X. Using Hazel's powerful rule engine, you can easily create workflows that keep your files organized automatically. Hazel also features options for managing your Trash and includes an intuitive application uninstaller. Version 3.3 introduces a new expanded preview interface, QuickLook support, expands custom attributes, as well as various tweaks for an optimal experience on Yosemite.

Arq Backup 4.6.1
Posted 10/20/2014 at 19:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.6.1 includes an updated menubar icon to work in Yosemite "dark menu bar" and if extra whitespace was copied/pasted into AWS key fields, it's removed automatically.

LightTable 2.0.1 is now available at the Mac App Store
Posted 10/20/2014 at 13:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
einstein's legacy today announced LightTable 2.0.1 for OS X. LightTable is an image cataloging application that lets users perform image comparisons and inspections on a virtual canvas. Users can move image items around just like actual prints on a physical light table. The 2.0.1 update features extensive internal re-engineering, adding more than 30 new GPU-image effects, canvas sharing, and a collection of new options for canvas automation.

Office 2011 14.4.5 - Fixes critical issues
Posted 10/20/2014 at 13:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Office 2011 14.4.5 fixes critical issues and also helps to improve security fixing vulnerabilities that can be used to overwrite the contents of your computers memory with malicious code.

Karelia Software Announces Yosemite Compatibility for All Mac Apps
Posted 10/18/2014 at 12:03 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Karelia Software today released a new Stars app, plus updates for Sandvox and The Hit List for Mac, with compatibility confirmed for Tangerine! The new Stars 5.0 is built from the ground up as a new version of the former 'I Love Stars' app, and requires OS X Yosemite. Reimagined and renamed Stars, the new version introduces built-in 1/2-star ratings and sports a new, more modern UI to function and look great in OS X Yosemite. Karelia Software also updated Sandvox and The Hit List for Mac today.

BBEdit 10.5.13 is a maintenance update
Posted 10/17/2014 at 16:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 10.5.13 is a focused maintenance update to address issues reported in BBEdit 10.5 through 10.5.12.

Little Snitch 3.4.2 adds fixes
Posted 10/17/2014 at 6:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 3.4.2 fixes an issue where a connection alert occasionally no longer appears after using the Research Assistant and updating Little Snitch prior to upgrading to OS X Yosemite is recommended.

1Password 5.0.1 updated for Yosemite
Posted 10/17/2014 at 5:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password 5.0.1 has been fully redesigned for Yosemite; 1Password mini has a better, stronger, faster interface; 1Password mini now appears in the center of the screen when using opt+cmd+\\; and Added support for the Dark Side (er, Dark Mode).

Arq Backup 4.6 includes new features and bug fixes
Posted 10/17/2014 at 5:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.6 adds the following new features: 1) If agent is configured to check for app updates, agent will show a user notification when an update is available; 2) Added a "Remove Unreferenced Objects Now" menu item to the agent's menu which causes Arq to immediately clean up any objects at the destination that aren't referenced by any backup records; and 3) Added a quota check for Google Drive so that Arq stops backing up if Google Drive usage is within 1.5GB of the user's quota.

iScope Pro Releases New Version of Project Visualization and Management
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:48 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Professionals and business owners have a sterling new way to manage individual and team projects. iScope Pro, the latest app from iScope SpA, is designed to serve as a one-stop resource for managing and visualizing projects. iScope Pro can be used to efficiently keep track of strategic planning, marketing, and more. Projects are effortlessly created, and then the user or team is able to interact with and follow each project until their completion.

Ready for OS X Yosemite: DEVONagent 3.8.2 and DEVONthink 2.8.1
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:47 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC today updates all editions of DEVONagent, its smart research assistant for OS X. Search the web like never before. DEVONagent Pro queries all major and minor search engines, weeds out all the junk, and presents the really good stuff nicely ranked the way you want. The update to version 3.8.2 gets all editions of DEVONagent ready for OS X Yosemite. Interface adjustments and other fixes make them compatible to Apple's newest Mac operating system.

Winclone and Boot Runner are OS X 10.10 Yosemite-ready
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:47 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software announces Yosemite compatibility for Winclone 4, Boot Runner, Geohopper for Mac and Push Diagnostics. Winclone 4 is an essential solution for cloning, resizing and migrating Boot Camp on the Mac. Winclone Pro 4 includes package installation features for mass deployment of Boot Camp in enterprise environments. Boot Runner provides full startup management of multi-boot Macs. Geohopper for Mac extends the notification and automation capabilities of Geohopper for iOS.

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