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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.

fScanX Update for Mac OS X - Software for High-Speed Fujitsu Scanners
Posted 8/04/2014 at 13:11 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Colorado-based ESD has announced fScanX 1.8.4 for Mac OS X, an update to their popular scanning application adding support for the Fujitsu fi-7160, fi-7260, fi-7180 & fi-7280 document scanners. fScanX provides the ability to scan single or double-sided documents in color, grayscale or monochrome at up to 135 pages per minute. In addition, the package includes an Automator action for easy workflow development, and a command-line utility for complete scripted control of scanning functions.

Pocket Watch, LLC. Releases ActivePrint Cloud Server For Easy Printing
Posted 8/02/2014 at 11:56 UTC in Hardware by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Texas based Pocket Watch, LLC. announced today the release of the ActivePrint Cloud Server. 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. Simply plug the ActivePrint Cloud Server in to an internet connected router or a Cable/DSL modem and it is ready to go.

Timeful 2.0 launches for iOS
Posted 8/01/2014 at 16:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Timeful 2.0 is now available for iOS and intents to help manage schedules by leveraging calendar events, to dos and other items throughout the day.

Taxonomy 2 update - File sorting utility for Mac
Posted 8/01/2014 at 16:17 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Moscow based developer, Vostok today announces Taxonomy 2, the fast and easy-to-use tool for file sorting on Mac OS X. Useful for sorting docs, photos and media, this app allows quick and easy sorting of folders and storing them in order. Taxonomy is indispensable when it is time to clean out the Downloads folder, the Desktop or arrange projects or media. This update contains number of new features like multiple files operations, undo, file renaming and more.

Mind Mapping app with a Unique Map Visualizer - Mind Tree for iOS
Posted 8/01/2014 at 4:04 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
i2e Consulting today announces Mind Tree 1.2 for iOS, a mind mapping app to build and visualize ideas and concepts. Starting from a central topic, quickly branch out to sub topics in a organized and structured manner. Take notes, add links and images as you evolve your concept. The complete map gives a informative overview and provides key insights into the way your central topic has evolved. The app's unique Visualizer mode is a interactive graphical representation of your entire map.

iDraw 2.4.1 adds Swift language export and support for Plug-ins
Posted 8/01/2014 at 4:03 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Indeeo today announces iDraw 2.4.1, adding two powerful new features to the popular Mac design and illustration application. A new Swift language export feature can be used to convert app design mockups, buttons, and icons directly into native Swift drawing code, useable in both Mac and iOS projects. Version 2.4.1 also adds the ability to create and run custom plug-in scripts; enabling users to automate previously time-consuming tasks with only a few lines of code.

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.

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