December 2014 Archived News

Build a Website with EverWeb on Your Mac
Posted 12/29/2014 at 19:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
RAGE Software announced today an update to EverWeb, the easy to use website design and publishing tool for OS X. EverWeb aims to remove all the hurdles from designing, creating, and publishing professional websites with a complete drag and drop user interface for website creation combined with a one-click publishing solution. EverWeb 1.7 brings an updated user interface for Yosemite and improvements to SEO features including making sure all images show up in search engines.

9to5Mac's "Mac Starter Pack" for Applications
Posted 12/29/2014 at 19:38 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
9to5Mac's "Mac Starter Pack" for applications provides a great list of Mac apps covering various needs for users.

Power APP released Air Camera 2.0.0 for IOS with Real Time Effects
Posted 12/29/2014 at 14:22 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Power APP today announces Air Camera 2.0.0, a major update to their popular streaming app developed for iOS devices. Air Camera allows streaming from the camera of an iOS device to AppleTV, recording this stream and adding effects while it is being played. Now supporting iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, version 2.0.0 offers full screen rotation, and the effects section has been extended. All effects can be added to the stream in real time while it is played in AppleTV.

Upgrading to new iPhone? Backup your SMS using SMS Export Plus app
Posted 12/24/2014 at 16:40 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Those of you who are purchasing the new iPhone, and want to transfer or preserve all your precious messages from your old iPhone, SMS Export Plus is the best option to backup all SMS/iMessages from iPhone to excel file. You can sort your messages based on multiple criteria, leveraging the sorting feature of a tabular format. With SMS Export Plus, you can now save your messages rather than delete them to free up some memory on your iOS devices.

PhatWare releases WritePad Pro - the most advanced iOS word processor
Posted 12/23/2014 at 3:32 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad Pro 2.0 for iOS, a major update to the advanced word processing, note-taking, and handwriting recognition app. Version 2.0 features updated handwriting recognition technology, allowing for quick adaptation to user's individual handwriting, and offers improved integration with major Cloud serves, user interface optimizations for iPhone 6/6 Plus, and numerous usability and performance improvements that take advantage of new features in iOS 8.

Karelia Software Ships The Hit List for iPhone 2.0
Posted 12/23/2014 at 3:32 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Karelia Software today releases The Hit List 2.0 for iPhone, with "Today" and "Upcoming" hit lists taking center stage in this new and completely re-imagined version of its popular task management app. Now for the first time, The Hit List for iPhone includes fast and reliable synchronization for individuals also using The Hit List for Mac. The Hit List for iPhone 2.0 represents an exciting new design of The Hit List for iPhone, including iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

New MarginNote App Updates Improve Organization and Studying
Posted 12/23/2014 at 3:32 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Sun Min today announces that MarginNote Pro, the popular application for a smarter way to capture, organize and review notes, has recently been updated to improve integration with Evernote. The application allows users to see their notes and main document text at the same time on an easy to navigate side margin. Users can now merge Evernote notes into cards in MindMap, Sync with Dropbox or Evernote notebook and continuously edit or brainstorm with friends through shared notebooks.

taprrific Announces the Launch of UponPixels
Posted 12/19/2014 at 15:39 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
taprrific today introduces UponPixels 1.0, their innovative new app developed for iPhone, and iPod touch devices. UponPixels allows anyone to add beautiful typography and design elements to their photos, then share them with family, friends, or the general public. This easy-to-use app provides users with a range of essential tools for making creative photos using a single application. Easily take photos with the camera from within the app, or import them at full resolution.

Screen for iOS - A new way to Discover TV Content
Posted 12/19/2014 at 15:39 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Gourmet Pixel Ltd. today announces Screen 1.2, their new entertainment app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Aimed at TV viewers, Screen provides a personalized digest of the available live TV content on air. Users can like or dislike programs, building a highly personalized TV content discovery app. Simple to operate, users can easily select what genres they are interested in, and the app will display categorized shows that are airing within the next 3 hours.

DEVONthink To Go 1.5 released for iOS - Mobile Companion
Posted 12/19/2014 at 3:55 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC today updates DEVONthink To Go, its mobile companion to DEVONthink, to version 1.5. DEVONthink To Go is the iPad and iPhone companion to DEVONthink on the Mac. It can be used stand-alone but unfolds its full potential when used in conjunction with these applications. Version 1.5 adds an iOS 8 action extension for clipping data and improves compatibility to iOS 8, the iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus. The update is free and recommended for all users.

MailTamer 2.2 for iOS8 featured in Lifehacker - Speedy: Very Responsive
Posted 12/19/2014 at 3:54 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Husband and wife dynamic duo, Scott and Ria Greiff today announce MailTamer 2.2, an update to their popular mobile mail utility for iOS8. The unique sender, contact and recipient-based views, along with chronological and message-size views help organize your Inbox. With a single swipe and tap, emails can be deleted, copied or moved en-masse. MailTamer makes email simple, making it easier for you to get that Inbox to zero. Version 2.2 adds iOS 8 compatibility, iPhone 6/6 Plus support and more.

Dejal announces Simon 4.0 - Server Monitoring Tool
Posted 12/19/2014 at 3:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dejal Systems, LLC today announces Simon 4.0, an update to the essential server monitoring tool for Mac OS X. Simon checks web pages, FTP and DNS servers, local or remote ports or volumes, and many other kinds of services for changes or failures. Version 4.0 includes a fresh new design, unifying all of the lists, logs and editors into a single window. It also introduces groups, unlimited tests. email services, a context filter, filter output in the preview, password protection and much more.

Typinator 6.3 finds recently used expansions
Posted 12/17/2014 at 12:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today announces Typinator 6.3, an update to its popular text expander for OS X. Typinator helps automate the process of inserting frequently used text and auto-correcting typing errors. Featuring an improved appearance (particularly on Yosemite) and more, version 6.3 introduces a handy new feature that lets you search for the most recent expansions, both in the find field in the Typinator window and in Quick Search. Export of sets has been improved as well.

GraphicConverter 9.5 Adds QR Code & More To Award-Winning Image Utility
Posted 12/17/2014 at 12:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Longtime Macintosh developer and publisher, Lemke Software GmbH today announces GraphicConverter 9.5, a significant update to its award-winning image utility for Mac OS X. With the ability to export in almost 80 different formats, GraphicConverter is a universal image editing program that features image conversion from more than 200 graphic file formats. Version 9.5 includes several new and updated features such as QR code creation, and is a free update to all Version 9.x customers.

Atama releases iOS and OS X SDK for its Sesame2 Bluetooth 4.0 Lock
Posted 12/17/2014 at 12:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Atama, today released the Sesame2 Software Development Kit (SDK) for its Sesame2 Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless Lock. The kit enables 2-Factor authentication for iOS and OS X apps. It can be used for apps that handle sensitive data and apps that require multi-user support in less secure environments. The SDK makes the integration of Atama's Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless Lock with iOS and OS X apps straightforward by handling all aspects of Bluetooth communication and more.

Selfie X brings the best of selfie sharing options to a single app
Posted 12/17/2014 at 12:49 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Triankle Inc. introduces Selfie X, a free social media app that blends the best elements of photo-sharing social media into a single, superior service that is both fun and safe. Available in a large array of languages, Selfie X can take you globally to meet friends around the world or meet new people in your own community. To use the service, users simply share a selfie with another user and enable messaging after a selfie-exchange.

SMS Export for iPhone - Backup SMS to Excel file using SMS Export Plus
Posted 12/17/2014 at 12:48 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
mTouchLabs today announces SMS Export Plus 1.6, 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.

Sparkle for Mac: rescuing iWeb refugees
Posted 12/15/2014 at 13:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
River Design today introduces Sparkle 1.1, a major upgrade to the best visual website builder on any platform. Sparkle seamlessly translates any text and graphic layout to HTML. The app gives Mac users a great way to build website visually, a natural fit for people who don't think in symbols and don't want to be constrained by predefined templates. Version 1.1 builds on this sophisticated engine by adding features for photographers, film directors, graphic designers and small businesses.

Dejal introduces Pack 1.0 for iOS - Simple Packing List
Posted 12/15/2014 at 13:29 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Just in time for the holiday travel season, Dejal Systems, LLC today introduces Pack 1.0, its new travel app for iOS devices. Featuring a clean and elegant appearance, Pack is a very simple packing list app, so you can get packed quickly and easily. Pack comes with a catalog containing hundreds of items as a starting point. Quickly add, edit or delete them to make your own personalized list. When preparing for a trip, simply skim through the list, checking or unchecking items as needed.

Disk Cleaner! 1.2.0 now checks iTunes and iOS leftovers
Posted 12/15/2014 at 13:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Power APP today announces Disk Cleaner! 1.2.0 for OS X, an update to their popular app for cleaning the hard disk from leftovers and unnecessary files. Among Disk Cleaner!'s most distinguished features is its ability to intelligently detect and remove browser cache files for all modern browsers. Disk Cleaner! can easily remove application, caches, old log files, browser preview images and much more. Version 1.2.0 adds additional languages, and now scans for leftovers from both iTunes and iOS.

Office for Mac 2011 14.4.7 improves handling of embedded links
Posted 12/12/2014 at 21:00 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Office for Mac 2011 14.4.7 fixes an issue that sometimes caused workbook links that referenced workbooks that had the open bracket character ([) in their name to seem to be broken when the workbook was stored in SharePoint Server.

Default Folder X 4.6.12 Fixes Yosemite file dialogs
Posted 12/12/2014 at 20:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Denver based St. Clair Software today releases Default Folder X 4.6.12, an update to their award-winning utility for Mac OS X. Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs in all Mac OS X applications. Its custom keyboard shortcuts put your favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. It provides fast navigation to your files, convenient previews, integrated Spotlight tagging, and more. Version 4.6.12 addresses issues in Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite and improves Default Folder X's compatibility.

Logoist 2.1 released - powerful drawing app for OS X
Posted 12/12/2014 at 20:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Synium Software GmbH today announces Logoist 2.1, an update to their sophisticated vector drawing app for Mac OS X. Logoist 2 helps anyone create impressive illustrations & images. The app earned Apple's "Editor's Choice" and "Best of 2014" recommendation, yet is more powerful and convenient to use. Version 2.1 comes with completely new and versatile path tools, allowing you to create and edit an infinite range of shapes. Add embellishments as you please with its new brushes for paths & shapes.

A new version of Exposure is now available at the App Store
Posted 12/12/2014 at 20:51 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Bitpoem Inc. has announced the release of Exposure 1.2 for iOS devices. Exposure allows the user to add a personal touch to their photos by applying different effects to different parts of a photo. Users roughly tap or draw over an area of the picture and Exposure selectively applies the effect on the area selected. The new version features new effects, higher resolution editing and image output, and Metal API support on iOS 8 - Apple's latest technology for image processing.

iOS 8.1.2 Update released
Posted 12/12/2014 at 13:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iOS 8.1.2 was released and was primarily focused on bug fixes.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 7.7 (Mavericks Edition)
Posted 12/11/2014 at 20:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain has released Cocktail 7.7 (Mavericks Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X Mavericks. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version contains major improvements on the "Clear Internet caches" procedure and adds compatibility with the latest versions of Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, OmniWeb and Opera web browsers. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (Mavericks Edition).

PDF Checkpoint Now Supports Mac OS X Yosemite: PDF Conversion Tool
Posted 12/11/2014 at 20:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces PDF Checkpoint 1.7.2, a compatibility update to its PDF preflight and conversion solution. Remarkably fast, PDF Checkpoint automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes Adobe PDF files. The software can also convert the color of PDF elements to specific ICC profile. For example, users can convert RGB PDF files to CMYK. The new version makes PDF Checkpoint compatible with the recently released Mac OS X Yosemite and is available on Mac App Store.

DropSync 3 for Mac released - Simpler, Faster, Folder Updating
Posted 12/11/2014 at 20:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mudflat Software releases DropSync 3, a completely redesigned and vastly improved version of its popular folder management software for the Mac. DropSync is for web developers, photo professionals, or anyone with big sets of files on multiple hard drives, web servers, or network shares. DropSync can watch a source folder and update in the background. The app is smart about doing work in the background and keeping its memory footprint low. It's basically a better way to copy collections of files.

FrontLog - Powerful Task Management Tool Designed For Collaboration
Posted 12/09/2014 at 5:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
IN-SRC Limited today announces FrontLog 1.1.1, an update to their task management tool for OS X. Designed for collaboration, FrontLog helps users organize their tasks through the use of logbooks. Logbooks can be easily shared, assigned and updated between other team members as well as synched across both iOS and OS X devices. The free version of FrontLog is best for small teams and has 300M storage. For larger teams and storage, FrontLog has upgraded Standard and Pro logbook plans available.

Audio Switcher for Mac OS X - Menu Bar Applet for Managing Audio Devices
Posted 12/09/2014 at 5:08 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spike Software Inc. today announces Audio Switcher 2.0.4, an update to its popular menubar applet utility for Mac OS X. Audio Switcher allows you to quickly switch your audio input and output between different audio devices. It supports a wide range of devices as well as the built-in audio hardware of your Mac desktop or laptop. Version 2.0.4 offers improved support for Yosemite's Dark Mode, a new menu bar icon and a menu option for opening the System Sound Preferences applet.

Arq Backup 4.7.5 adds license code function
Posted 12/08/2014 at 1:04 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.7.5 added an "Enter License Code" function for use with a new license scheme.

SuperSync 6.1 - Software for People With Music Libraries on Many Devices
Posted 12/04/2014 at 2:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
SuperSync 6.1 has been released today for Mac, Windows, and many popular NAS systems, and is available for immediate download. SuperSync is for anyone who has media libraries scattered across multiple Macs, PCs, iOS devices, disks and network drives. SuperSync lets users to create a central media repository, accessible from anywhere, that contains all of their music and videos. This version of SuperSync also adds improved network security, and improved Windows and OS X support.

ZipZapMac Releases Periscope Pro Compatible With OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Posted 12/04/2014 at 2:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
ZipZapMac today announces Periscope Pro 2.3, a major upgrade of its flagship video surveillance program for Mac OS X. Use your built-in camera/microphone, USB remote camera/microphone, or an IP Camera to monitor and record anything. Version 2.3 is fully compatible with Apple's new operating system, and ensures that those who upgrade to OS X 10.10 Yosemite have a fully-featured, easy-to-use video surveillance suite that satisfies all of their needs.

New update for Compass ++ Digital version 3.3 - New and updated features
Posted 12/04/2014 at 2:55 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based OnDemandWorld today announces Compass ++ Digital 3.3, an update to their popular navigation tool developed for iOS devices. This compass will appeal to a wide range of users, but in particular to hikers, cyclists, campers, ramblers and walkers, although the compass itself can be of benefit to anyone who wishes to find out details of their location. Version 3.3 now offers users a choice of 19 themes, newly added coordinates and is now iPhone 6 and 6 Plus compatible.

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