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Ticker 1.0 for iOS now available - Sample-accurate metronome + beatmatch
Posted 2/26/2015 at 20:43 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based rCreativ announces Ticker 1.0, a sample-accurate metronome for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Ticker is a simple but powerful metronome that helps you make music more precisely. It can tick from 15 to 400 BPM, beatmatch with two taps, display classical tempo markings, play in the background or while the device is locked / asleep, and save tempo presets. The goal of Ticker was to provide simple robust time-keeping functionality for the iOS platform without sacrificing simplicity.

QuartzCode 1.2 adds Unified Timeline Panel and Improved Masking
Posted 2/26/2015 at 20:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent developer, Wan Ahmad Lutfi today announces QuartzCode 1.2, an important update to his powerful code generation tool for OS X. QuartzCode is a lightweight and powerful animation tool that turns vector drawing and animation into Objective C and Swift code, bridging the gap between developer, designer and animator. Version 1.2 introduces a new unified timeline panel, which now show animations from all layers, instead of only one layer. This makes managing animations become much easier.

Instanty 3.0 for iOS extracts high quality pictures from Ultra HD videos
Posted 2/26/2015 at 20:42 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Vetasoft Team announces the release of Instanty 3.0, the major update of its photo and video app for iOS 8.1. Instanty allows the users to extract the best photos of their videos. This app records high quality videos (Ultra HD, Full HD and HD) to capture ultra-spontaneous and amazing photos, up to 8MP. It uses the maximum capability of the iPhone and iPad camera for a frame by frame precision, up to 240 fps. Instanty is now available on the App Store at 33% off.

iSelfie Two - Remote Control another iOS device to take Picture or Video
Posted 2/26/2015 at 4:34 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Wimlog today introduces iSelfie Two 1.0, its new remote selfie video cam. Using device-to-device WiFi, iSelfie Two wirelessly connects with another iOS device to remote take photos or video. One device acts as camera host, while the other device acts as the remote control. Once connected, the remote controller is able trigger the camera host to take picture or video, with delay timer. With live camera preview on both devices, the app does not require 3G or a WiFi router to connect.

Default Folder X 4.6.14 Addresses Issues, Adds Options
Posted 2/26/2015 at 4:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Denver based St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 4.6.14 today, 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 4.6.14 addresses compatibility issues and adds 2 new interface features.

Tippy - Your Tip / Gratuity Buddy
Posted 2/24/2015 at 18:06 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Black Lemon Dev today introduces Tippy 1.0, its new food & drink/lifestyle app developed for iPhone. Tippy helps you to determine the correct tip for your bill. With the app you are able to calculate your tip of the pre-tax bill amount, round up the total or split the bill. Inside the app there are 7 presets for common places like a "Restaurant" or a "Bar" in case you do not know how much you actually should tip depending on your satisfaction.

Pomodoro Time 1.0 for Mac OS X - Time and Task Management Tool
Posted 2/23/2015 at 13:07 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
XwaveSoft today introduces Pomodoro Time 1.0, the Mac version of their popular time management app for iPhone & iPad. Designed specifically to boost productivity by using the Pomodoro Technique. The app provides a mix of timeboxing, timed rest stops, task management, a goal completion list, and customized productivity analysis. View and compare weekly or monthly progress of total time spent on tasks to accurately adjust actions to be more efficient. The app syncs between Mac, iPhone and iPad.

MapItOut 13.0: Linked Navigation,Travel Planner And Record Workout Stats
Posted 2/23/2015 at 13:07 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent developer Santo Porpiglia today announces MapItOut 13.0, an update to his powerful travel app for iOS devices. MapItOut allows users to quickly create and save maps for their destination or trip. Map markers can be added to note landmarks or points of interest. Directions can be accessed within the app. Also, log exercise routes with stats on speed, time, distance, and elevation. The new interface allows access to all functions on the main page for effortless traveling and planning.

TaxiCheck for iOS - Live taxometer and fare calculator
Posted 2/20/2015 at 21:32 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Black Lemon Dev today announces TaxiCheck 1.0.1, its new travel/lifestyle app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. TaxiCheck helps you to determine if your taxi driver follows the fastest route to your destination. This happens in a live view which shows the optimal route and your currently driven route. The app also displays the expected fare for your ride on the same screen. In addition, TaxiCheck can calculate a fare for any given route world wide.

Weather Clock- Free iOS weather app and widget with unique visualization
Posted 2/20/2015 at 21:31 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Elecont LLC today announces Weather Clock, the brand new and free weather forecast app and widget available for iPhone and iPad. Featuring unique clock visualization, Weather Clock provides all the weather info you need in one place, easily customized to track conditions for the places you care about. Based on an original idea, Weather Clock lets you put a simple, smart and beautiful analog clock with hour-by-hour weather forecast right on Notification Center.

Introducing VizMac the Visio Viewer for Mac
Posted 2/20/2015 at 5:57 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Vandaurico announces VizMac Visio viewer for Mac which allows anyone to view, save and print Visio drawings and diagrams on their OS X Mac computer. VizMac enables users to discover the advantages of using Visio drawings, charts, & illustrations in a Mac environment. Visio files saved as binary (.vsd) files must first be decoded using the VizMac web service before being able to view the drawing or diagram in VizMac. This transaction takes place in the background & is transparent to the end user.

DEVONagent 3.9 introduces Inspectors for even better web research
Posted 2/20/2015 at 5:57 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC updates all editions of its Internet search and research tool DEVONagent. Search more efficiently on the web. DEVONagent is a research assistant equipped with artificial intelligence. It searches multiple sources for relevant results, and gives you power tools for your research. The new version cleans up the user interface, comes with an improved see-also algorithm, is faster, and fixes some bugs. The updates are free and recommended for all users.

MailRaider is bigger, better and in your pocket
Posted 2/20/2015 at 5:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Have you got old e-mails archived somewhere? Have you ever wished that you could read your old Microsoft Outlook .msg or winmail.dat files on your Mac, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch? Wish no more - because MailRaider is now available on iOS as well as Mac OS X. It can open files written by Outlook and extract the attachments. MailRaider Pro adds more power, support for additional mail formats, including Winmail.dat (TNEF), and the ability to extract email to XML and MBOX.

Export Messages - Save Print Backup Recover Text, SMS and iMessages
Posted 2/19/2015 at 2:41 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Aadi Zetta Techsoft Pvt Ltd today announces Export Messages app exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch. The app allows you to backup iMessages and SMS from your device to a Mac in XLS/CSV/HTML format. Using Export Messages, 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.

BatchOutput PDF 2.2.13 Improves File Reprinting, Job Folder Handling
Posted 2/17/2015 at 22:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions releases BatchOutput PDF 2.2.13, a maintenance update to its solution to automate PDF printing with watched hot folders on Mac OS. With BatchOutput PDF, users only need to drop PDFs into hot folders and the files will be printed automatically using the assigned output preset. The software saves customers the time and effort of opening and printing each document manually. The new version improves the app's ability to reprint processed files and optimizes job folder handling.

BeWeather 2 now available on iPad
Posted 2/17/2015 at 22:22 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Bellshare Inc today announces BeWeather 2.1, an update to its popular weather app for iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone. BeWeather provides comprehensive weather information, packaged in a beautiful, easy to use app and widget that is fully customizable. Easily receive detailed current conditions, 24-hour and 7-day forecasts, with minute-to-minute rain forecast predictions. BeWeather 2.1 is now an Universal app available for both iPhone and iPad.

Introducing Records for Mac - The most innovative personal database app
Posted 2/17/2015 at 22:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Push Popcorn today introduces Records 1.0 for Mac OS X, a powerful database tool wrapped within an easy-to-use interface. Built around an innovative WYSIWYG Visual Editor, Records for Mac lets users drag and drop form fields and start entering data instantly. No prior database knowledge is required and you don't even have to write a single line of code. Records provides pre-filled lists, such as countries, currencies or credit cards, in order to speed up database creation.

Agile Tortoise releases Tally 2.0, a quick counting app for iOS
Posted 2/17/2015 at 22:21 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Agile Tortoise today announces Tally 2.0, an update to its quick, eyes-free counting app for iPhone and iPad. Tally is great for attendance, scoring games, anything that needs a simple tally count. Just launch the app and tap anywhere to increment the counter, no need to look at the iPhone to find the right button. This all-new version enhances the popular iPhone utility with iPad support, the ability to easily increment multiple counters, and a Today widget to update counts from anywhere.

Notability for Mac harmonizes writing, drawing, and recording
Posted 2/16/2015 at 15:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
An iMore review of the Notability app for the Mac and how it compares to the iOS version.

Polished Play Releases Core Animator 1.0 - Animation Tool for Mac OS X
Posted 2/16/2015 at 14:04 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Utah based Polished Play, LLC today introduces Core Animator 1.0, the company's new animation tool for Mac OS X. Currently featured on the Mac App Store, Core Animator was specifically developed to help designers, animators, and developers alike bring more creativity and interactivity to their apps. This simple visual tool allows iOS and Mac developers to quickly and easily create animations and export them to native Objective-C or Swift code.

EarthDesk 6.5 Adds Screen Spanning in Mavericks and Yosemite
Posted 2/16/2015 at 14:03 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Xeric Design today updated EarthDesk, its award-winning, real-time dynamic desktop map, to support screen spanning in Mavericks and Yosemite. EarthDesk replaces your static desktop with an image of the Earth showing current sun, moon and city illumination, as well as global cloud coverage. The software operates silently in the background, keeping your desktop updated while you work. EarthDesk's dynamic desktop is continuously displayed as your desktop background.

Limit Point Software releases Mailings 2.1.2
Posted 2/16/2015 at 14:03 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Limit Point Software today announces Mailings 2.1.2, a mature, high-grade mail delivery app for sending personalized email messages to large groups of contacts. For business or personal use, Mailings is capable of sending thousands of messages, or just a hundred, directly and privately from your own Mac. Using Mailings ensures the privacy of recipient addresses, message content and tracking data. Send messages securely with SSL, and monitor delivery with the Message Monitor.

Box of Frogs Media Publish Beautiful Baby Elephant Story; Tibbo's Trunk
Posted 2/13/2015 at 14:50 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Brighton-based digital book publisher, Box of Frogs Media today introduces Tibbo's Trunk 1.0 for iPad, their 10th digital book app written and illustrated by local artist Louise Mulgrew. Developed for pre-school children, Tibbo's Trunk is a gorgeous tale of an orphan African baby elephant called Tibbo, and his troublesome trunk. This beautiful, hand drawn interactive book features a beautiful original music score, with gentle narration, haunting sound effects and more.

Livelynight 1.0 released for iOS - Transform Your Nightlife
Posted 2/13/2015 at 14:50 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Livelynight 1.0 is a new social network where users provide live ratings of the atmosphere at pubs, bars and clubs. Users can provide an easy-to-fill-out rating for a particular club. The community can then make more informed decisions on which bars to go to, or whether to move to a different one. Developed by Livelynight LTD, the app serves to transform your nightlife by offering ratings for crowd size, the entertainment, male to female ration, noise level and even the average age.

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 update
Posted 2/13/2015 at 4:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 update includes application improvements and is now available as a subscription offering.

SMS Export for iPhone - Backup SMS to Excel file using SMS Export Plus
Posted 2/12/2015 at 20:56 UTC in Mac 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.

SMS Export for iPhone - Backup SMS to Excel file using SMS Export Plus
Posted 2/12/2015 at 20:56 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.

PhatWare Releases Free WritePad Lite Notetaker for iPads
Posted 2/12/2015 at 20:55 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare today announces WritePad Lite 8.1, the free version of the popular note-taking and handwriting recognition software for iPads. WritePad utilizes PhatWare's state-of-the-art handwriting recognition technology to convert practically any handwriting into computer text. WritePad Lite includes most of the features found in the paid version. Notes created with WritePad can be sent via email or SMS, tweeted, saved, posted on a Facebook wall, printed, exported as PDF, and so much more.

AirSketch Pro turns your iPad into a wireless whiteboard
Posted 2/12/2015 at 3:42 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Qrayon today introduces AirSketch Pro for the iPad. The app converts the iPad into a wireless whiteboard without the need of any special hardware or external cloud services. Users can draw and write directly on the slides, and later share the annotated deck with your audience as a PDF which allows one to interact to the audience from anywhere in the room. AirSketch Pro does this without the need for any hardware devices, subscription services, or special client software on the computer.

24U Software releases 24U Phone Companion 2.0
Posted 2/12/2015 at 3:42 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
24U Software today announces 24U Phone Companion 2.0, a new version of their FileMaker plug-in solution for Mac OS X and Windows. 4U Phone Companion allows FileMaker solutions to interact directly with supported PBX (telephone switches). Version 2.0 adds support for call centers by providing called trunk line identification and improving support for complex phone handling workflows thanks to the ability to process unknown messages from and send raw commands back to the connected phone system.

HoudahSpot 4.0 - Powerful file search tool for OS X Yosemite
Posted 2/12/2015 at 3:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Houdah Software today announces HoudahSpot 4.0, a major upgrade to their desktop search tool for OS X. A Mac OS X essential since 2006, HoudahSpot is an advanced file search tool. It builds upon Spotlight and makes it both more powerful and easier to use. Anyone can effortlessly create precise searches that pinpoint the exact files that they are looking for. Version 4.0 has been completely reimagined for OS X Yosemite. It is faster, easier to use and packs many new features.

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