July 2014 Archived News

Automatically adding movies to a home media server
Posted 7/28/2014 at 19:52 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
This article walks through how to automatically add movies to a home media folder on a Mac mini server. Essentially, it is just burning the DVD from Handbrake directly to a shared folder but this could be further automated through AppleScript or other options to further enhance the workflow.

Bitsoup 1.0 - Real-Time Bitcoin Price Ticker and News Tracking App
Posted 7/28/2014 at 13:18 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
RedWagon today introduces Bitsoup 1.0, a real-time Bitcoin price and news tracking app developed for iOS devices. Bitsoup gives you instant access to everything Bitcoin! Get auto-refreshing price updates across multiple exchanges in multiple currencies. Stay up-to-date with aggregated news feeds from top BTC sources and always be informed of the latest Bitcoin news as it's happening. Complete with push notification price alerts, Bitsoup is the #1 app for anything and everything Bitcoin.

YooSEND - Transfer, Share Files of Any Type or Size for iOS and Android
Posted 7/28/2014 at 13:17 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
YOOSEND, Ltd today announces yooSEND 2.0, its new free, user-friendly business app for iOS. Featuring an intuitive and easy to use, yooSEND offers the user a new experience and a new way to send files of any size and any type by means of the simple idea "select and send." With a tab-based friendly interface, users can easily attach a Dropbox account to easily access and manage their cloud based files as well as directly send files to other users. Share multiple files with multiple users at once.

Slowly - Limit network traffic to test various connections
Posted 7/27/2014 at 16:04 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Slowy is a tool which simulates custom connection’s conditions and limits the network traffic to a specified destination port or interface. It is created for web developers, like me, who need to test a website with a real-world connection, even on a local server.

Sound Siphon 1.1.0 brings App audio capture to Yosemite
Posted 7/25/2014 at 23:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Static Z Software announces Sound Siphon 1.1.0, an update to their popular audio capture application for Mac OS X. Sound Siphon makes your Mac's audio output available as an audio input device. It enables you to send audio from one application to another where it can be processed, streamed, or recorded. It's as simple as selecting a microphone in your favorite app. Version 1.1.0 brings application audio capture to Yosemite, OS X 10.10 and beyond.

Flux V - Available Immediately
Posted 7/25/2014 at 23:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Melbourne based The Escapers today announce Flux V, the long awaited major update to its flagship web design application for Mac OS X. Flux can work with everything from a modern site using HTML5 and CSS3 to legacy sites built on older technologies. In development for nearly 2 years, version 5 comes with a totally redesigned user interface, fully 64-bit, ARC-compliant and multi-threaded, brand new Master Elements system, Crowd Sourced Code and so much more.

Labelist 8 adds ability for different labels on each page
Posted 7/25/2014 at 3:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Labelist 8 adds the ability to create a different custom design for each label on a page as well as a number of other new features.

Little Snitch 3.3.4 removes network monitor logging message
Posted 7/25/2014 at 3:12 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 3.3.4 removes the leftover Network Monitor logging message.

Introducing Wink: A New Social Messaging Platform
Posted 7/24/2014 at 2:12 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Atlanta based BrickStreet Labs, LLC is poised to change the way people communicate with the release of Wink, a free social messaging app for iOS. Designed to give the user more control and help give messages a little more personality, Wink introduces a new way to share messages with friends, family, and social media followers. Not only are users in control of who gets their messages, but when they get them. Send messages today, then sit back and let the anticipation and excitement build.

Socialist is the iOS World\'s Smartest List Platform
Posted 7/24/2014 at 2:11 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The BKRY's Socialist is the iOS world's smartest list platform that integrates with multiple 3rd party APIs to automatically create rich, interesting, interactive and actionable lists, and help users organize the things they love. Easily keep track of items via the app's simple gesture-based design. Users can perform various actions associated with their list, such as purchase movie tickets, download apps, listen to music and much more, all without having to exit the app.

Together for iPad and iPhone 1.0 Now Available
Posted 7/24/2014 at 2:10 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Reinvented Software today introduces Together for iPad and iPhone 1.0 today. Together is an app for keeping things in one place. Together for iPad and iPhone brings the features of Together for Mac to mobile devices in an app that is both welcomingly familiar and works naturally on iPhone and iPad, sharing its libraries with iCloud to make them available everywhere. Also, to celebrate this, Together 3 will be half-price on the Mac App Store for the next month.

Elite Keylogger Mac 1.3.036 Improves Emailed Logs and Adds AutoUpdates
Posted 7/23/2014 at 4:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Plano based security software firm, WideStep Security Software today announces Elite Keylogger for Mac 1.3.036, an update to the leading Mac keystroke recorder software. Elite Keylogger for Mac allows invisible recording of most keystrokes, email, chats and websites visited, along with screen captures. Version 1.3.036 brings automatic update notification and enhanced logs sent via email. Users will be automatically notified when the program is unhidden.

Cocoatech Announces Path Finder 7 Release Date and Pre-Sale
Posted 7/23/2014 at 4:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Cocoatech announced the release date of the much anticipated Path Finder 7- September 2nd, 2014. Featuring a variety of useful tools and options, Path Finder allows developers, writers, artists, and casual users alike to manage their files according to their own tastes, needs, and workflow. Cocoatech will be adding a bevy of new, beefy features that add to Path Finder's already impressive arsenal. Pre-orders are available now and include a free copy of the current Path Finder 6.

WritePad 7.4 Features Improved Handwriting Recognition and Note-Taking
Posted 7/23/2014 at 4:34 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare today announces WritePad 7.4, a significant update to their popular popular handwriting recognition and note-taking app for iPads. WritePad can convert practically any handwriting into computer text. Notes created with WritePad can be sent via email or SMS, tweeted, saved, posted on Facebook, printed, exported as PDF and so much more. Version 7.4 improves the note-taking experience as well as offers improved spelling check and multiple suggestions for words and phrases.

Gig Bag Apps Releases Version 2 of Click Metronome for iPhone
Posted 7/21/2014 at 21:17 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Gig Bag Apps today announces Click Metronome, version 2. This update brings Click into the modern iOS era with an all new look and feel. There's no single more important tool for a musician than a good metronome, and Click is the perfect metronome for practice room or stage. Multiple visualization modes bring a unique dimension to the iPhone metronome world, including a beat counter, flash, traditional pendulum, and full screen modes for total focus.

InPreflight Pro for Adobe InDesign Improves Font Collection in CC 2014
Posted 7/18/2014 at 20:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces InPreflight Pro 2.11.10, a maintenance update to its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign. InPreflight is an all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents for errors, batch collect files for output and ship them to final destination. InPreflight helps graphics and print professionals prevent costly mistakes, save disk space and reduce production time. The new version improves font collection process and raster EPS resolution reporting in InDesign CC 2014.

DEVONtechnologies updates DEVONagent and many freeware apps
Posted 7/18/2014 at 3:52 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC today updates all editions of its web research assistant DEVONagent and releases new versions of its popular freeware apps and services EasyFind, ThumbsUp, CalcService, WordService, and BlueService. Organize and work with all your documents in one place, regardless where they originated. No other document management app on the Mac gives its users so much flexibility and control over their data. The updates are free and recommended for all users.

Typinator 6.1 comes with 20 enhancements beyond 6.0
Posted 7/18/2014 at 3:52 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Typinator has been a leader in the field of text expansion software for nearly a decade. With the new release of Typinator 6, which adds more than 50 powerful new features and improvements, this leading role is being impressively underlined. Typinator 6.1 comes with 20 further enhancements for further flexibility and power. Version 6.1 introduces a new marker for suppressing the current replacement, as well as adds a new function for sorting text lines and so much more.

CocoaNotes - Notes on Mac using folders with iCloud
Posted 7/17/2014 at 3:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ontario based Project Build today introduces CocoaNotes 1.0 for Mac OS X. CocoaNotes is a multi platform rich text editor that stores and manages notes in folders, leveraging iCloud's preferred document based synchronization technology. Store all notes and folders using iCloud and access them on all your Apple devices, or choose to store notes only on one device without iCloud. CocoaNotes allows users to style documents using formats, which are also synced over iCloud.

Voice Recorder HD 7.2 Featured With M4A Converter and Update Trimming
Posted 7/17/2014 at 3:46 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
eFusion today releases Voice Recorder HD 7.2, an update to their highly rated voice recorder app for iOS with M4A Converter using ALAC technique and update Trimming feature. This is the perfect audio recorder for audio professionals, sound engineers, journalists, lecturers, students or anyone else who needs to manage voice memos, Voice Recorder HD offers a better way to record HQ audio, organize and share voice memos with simplicity.

Dear Panda Announces Switcher, an Improved App Switcher for Mac OS X
Posted 7/16/2014 at 1:01 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dear Panda today introduces Switcher 1.0 for Mac OS X, an improved version of the built-in OS X "command-tab" application switcher. Switcher is a powerful application switcher which gives users more information, more functionality and more customization than the built-in application switcher. Switcher adds a number of features, such as a tally of each app's memory and CPU usage, as well as the ability to force-quit or restart apps with a single keystroke.

Barcode Basics adds GS1 code support
Posted 7/16/2014 at 1:01 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Popular mac barcode creator, Barcode Basics adds support for a number of new barcode types in the latest version (2.3). These include a range of GS1 databar codes plus EAN14 and SSCC-18 codes. Barcode Basics remains the most competitively priced, professional quality barcode app on the Mac App Store. Barcode Basics includes all the functions needed by graphic designers and art workers to produce industry standard barcodes which will work well on press.

eWallet Password Management App Adds Secure Cross-device Cloud Syncing
Posted 7/16/2014 at 1:00 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
eWallet 8.0 for iOS and eWallet 8.0 for Windows PC now offer additional synchronization options, including the ability to seamlessly sync wallets via cloud services. All data is locked away behind military-grade 256-bit AES encryption. Each wallet can contain as much information as desired, including bank account details, credit card and PIN numbers, passwords, security questions, personal notes and more, and is immediately available on all synchronized devices.

AirBrowser offers Unique Internet Browsing Experience for Apple TV
Posted 7/15/2014 at 2:10 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
IdeaSolutions announces AirBrowser 1.02, an update to their groundbreaking mobile app for iOS. AirBrowser offers a unique desktop browsing experience for Apple TV. The app uses the device as a track pad; when the user moves their fingers on the touch screen they move the pointer on the TV. AirBrowser is gesture supported as it uses movements to zoom, go back to previous screen, scroll, and more. It provides the useful option to play videos in full screen while the device screen is locked.

MacXDVD Updates MacX DVD Ripper Pro with 20+ Device Profiles Embedded
Posted 7/15/2014 at 2:07 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MacXDVD today announces it has completed the latest update to its world-renown MacX DVD Ripper Pro, targeting the newest Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Samsung Galaxy S5 mini, Amazon Fire Phone, HTC One M8, Chromecast, Surface Pro 3 and more fresh devices. MacX DVD Ripper Pro features a convenient DVD backup feature, and its robust editing feature aids customers to clip segments, crop frame size, attach external language subtitles and more with a single click of the button.

Evil Window Dog unveils today Horizon 2.0, a huge update of Horizon app
Posted 7/15/2014 at 2:04 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Award winning mobile development studio Evil Window Dog unveils Horizon 2.0, a huge update of the Horizon iOS app, which lets users record horizontal videos & photos regardless of the device's orientation. Now users can also take advantage of the numerous new features such as: horizontal photo support with a new photo mode and the ability to take photos while recording a video; horizontal video recording of up to 2K resolution and 60 & 120 FPS (slow motion); a revamped media library and more.

ZipZapMac Upgrades Periscope Pro with First-to-Market Features
Posted 7/11/2014 at 19:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
ZipZapMac today announces Periscope Pro, a major upgrade of its popular video surveillance app developed for Mac OS X. Use your built-in camera/microphone, USB remote camera/microphone, or an IP Camera to monitor and record anything. Key new features include a sleek all-new interface, audio-activated recording trigger, support for IP Cameras with the auto-configuration system, the in-app clip viewer, a 30% improvement in efficiency and 24/7 support with a 1-hour response guarantee.

Turn your life into a game with iAchievement
Posted 7/10/2014 at 12:46 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
ZQ Studio introduces iAchievement, an app that will turn your life goals into game achievements. Users will stay motivatived by pursuing their achievements and track what they have achieved. iAchievement is the best way to power the fun in games into a reality. Users can have a list of what you can unlock/achieve, progresses and list of what you achieved. The app was designed to have a look and feel of a game achievement system. Maximize your productivity while having fun.

Recosoft releases InDesign CC 2014 PDF Converter and InDesign Converter
Posted 7/10/2014 at 12:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Recosoft Corporation has released InDesign CC 2014 versions of PDF2ID, the de-facto PDF to InDesign converter, and ID2Office the only InDesign to Word, PowerPoint and Keynote converter. PDF2ID and ID2Office are both InDesign plug-ins offering enhanced workflow automation, providing huge cost savings in both time and expense. PDF2ID v4.0.1 and ID2Office v2.0.1 have both been enhanced to support InDesign CC 2014, the latest release of the Creative Cloud edition of InDesign.

Reggie Ashworth releases Socializer 1.3 for iOS 7 - MultiAccount Posting
Posted 7/10/2014 at 12:45 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie software developer Reggie Ashworth, in collaboration with Sebastian Tischer, have released Socializer 1.3, an update to their popular social networking app redesigned for iOS 7. Socializer is your daily dose of social media in one hand. With Socializer you can post simultaneously to unlimited, Twitter and Facebook accounts without ever leaving the app. Save your typed message as a draft and reuse it later whenever you wish, add or take photos from your iPhone and more.

New Dating App Lets Us Facebook Creep, but it\'s Not Creepy
Posted 7/10/2014 at 12:45 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ice Breaker LTD today introduces Pinch 2.0.0 for iOS, the latest dating app that turns your Facebook into a high-quality social dating pool. Singles can take control of their love lives with the app by using it as a simpler way to browse a friend's single connections and make a match. Together, users discover their similarities and differences to reveal a compatibility score. The improved design of the app is out today on iOS 7 with a focus on control and quality.

TapPublisher releases its 1.5 version to build beautiful iPhone apps
Posted 7/09/2014 at 12:50 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Available now, the 1.5 version of TapPublisher allows for bloggers, content providers, communities and small to medium businesses from all over the world to create fully-functional native iPhone apps using a powerful drag-and-drop builder tool. A fast, fluid and free way to engage more customers and improve profitability. TapPublisher uses 100% native iOS API and Objective-C to create high quality, responsive, and fluid apps, providing users with an intuitive building experience.

Subliminals Work 1.6 - Better Reprogram Your Subconscious
Posted 7/07/2014 at 13:10 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PPL Development Company LLC today announces Subliminals Work 1.6, an updated version to their positive voice affirmation app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices. Subliminals Work allows users to download and listen to professionally recorded subliminal recordings with high sound quality. With positive stimulation, the subconscious can actually alter our mental state into having better moods, more creativity, increased confidence, less stress, and much more.

Klaser - Stuff Organizer 1.0.1 for iOS - Updated
Posted 7/07/2014 at 13:08 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Upton Sp. z o.o. today announces the release of Klaser 1.0.1, an update to their very popular, picture-remembering productivity app for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Klaser is designed to easily collect, organize and quickly find your stuff in collections, places and tags. With Klaser, users can take a photo, annotate it, and save it in a tagged folder. Photo collections can be managed, sorted, and shared. Search Center allows users to quickly search through their entire photo library.

Horcrux Email Backup is Automatic and Hassle-Free
Posted 7/03/2014 at 14:02 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Technichor introduces Horcrux email backup, a Mac app that ensures that email users automatically keep their data rather than unknowingly surrendering it to third party services. Horcrux takes daily snapshots of email accounts. The app is continuous and in real time, so that as soon as a new email is added it will be transferred. It gives users the option to change email providers without losing prior data. Horcrux will also migrate the emails to another email service.

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