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Dejal introduces Watch app for Pack - Simple Packing List for iOS
Posted 4/17/2015 at 21:57 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dejal today announces an update of Pack, its new travel app for iOS devices, to features an app for Apple Watch. 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, then cross them off on your iPhone or Apple Watch.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 8.3 (Yosemite Edition)
Posted 4/17/2015 at 21:57 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 8.3 (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 adds ability to clear clear Dictation & Speech, Help, Spotlight and VoiceOver caches. It also resolves some minor compatibility issues with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (Yosemite Edition).

PhatWare releases WritePad Pro 2.3 Featuring Support for Pogo Connect
Posted 4/16/2015 at 15:57 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad Pro 2.3 for iOS, a major update to the advanced word processing, note-taking, and handwriting recognition app. Version 2.3 introduces support for Pogo Connect as well as Adonit Jot Touch Bluetooth styli improving the overall user's experience when using handwriting recognition and sketch capabilities, as well as the ability to rest their palm on the iPad screen while writing. The new version also includes support for the Indonesian language.

Power APP released Battery Doc 1.4.0 with Apple Watch compatibility
Posted 4/15/2015 at 13:36 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Power App AG today announces Battery Doc 1.4.0, an important feature update to their popular battery management app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Battery Doc uses proprietary algorithms to determine the remaining uptime for the device. The displayed numbers either show the remaining uptime for the actual state of the device or the remaining uptime for specific uses. Version 1.4.0 introduces Apple Watch compatibility and allows to show the remaining uptime for the Apple Watch.

Track Your Key Performance Indicators On Your Apple Watch With Numerics
Posted 4/15/2015 at 13:35 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Numerics, the popular business dashboard app for the iPhone & iPad that aggregates and presents key business metrics like live analytics, engagement metrics, revenue and other data from over 25 cloud services, is now available for the Apple Watch. Numerics for the Apple Watch is designed to work alongside the iPhone app to present concise metrics right on the wrists of professionals enabling quick insights and informed decisions.

PaintCode 2.3 adds over 15 new features, including SVG export
Posted 4/15/2015 at 2:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PixelCut today releases PaintCode 2.3 for OS X, a significant update with over 15 new features. PaintCode 2.3 adds support for exporting SVG documents, introduces a completely rebuilt image export module, improves compatibility with other drawing apps and adds support for importing PDF, AI and EPS documents. For power users, PaintCode 2.3 boasts a brand new multi-threaded renderer that significantly improves performance in many scenarios. PaintCode 2.3 is available immediately as a free update.

HoudahGeo 4.1 - Photo geocoding and geotagging solution for Mac
Posted 4/15/2015 at 2:12 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Houdah Software today announces HoudahGeo 4.1, an upgrade to its one-stop photo geocoding solution for OS X. HoudahGeo "pins" photos to locations where they were taken. Just like a GPS-enabled camera, HoudahGeo embeds latitude, longitude and altitude information within the image file. HoudahGeo can load images from iPhoto, Aperture and Lightroom libraries. HoudahGeo 4.1 can now also use photos from the new Apple Photos media library.

Econ Technologies Releases ChronoMonitor 1.1
Posted 4/15/2015 at 2:12 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Econ Technologies has released ChronoMonitor 1.1 for the iPhone featuring push notifications and a streamlined user interface. ChronoMonitor is an iPhone app that allows you to instantly receive notice of ChronoSync backups and synchronizations while you're anywhere in the world. ChronoSync is the complete Mac backup, bootable backup, and folder synchronizing app. ChronoMonitor is available in the Apple App Store for $3.99.

SoundMeter 8 includes companion app for Apple Watch
Posted 4/15/2015 at 2:12 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Faber Acoustical today announces new versions of SoundMeter on the iOS App Store. SoundMeter 8 and SoundMeter Pro 4 each now include a companion app for Apple Watch. Users can now monitor levels, start and stop measurements, and receive notifications from their wrist. The original sound level meter app for iPhone has now become the original sound level meter app for Apple Watch. A complimentary new feature also allows the individual tools in SoundMeter to run independently.

DiNiCo releases tinyCalc 2.0 for Apple Watch, iPhone and iPad
Posted 4/13/2015 at 15:06 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Boston based software company, DiNiCo, today introduces tinyCalc 2.0, the best calculator for Apple Watch. Traditional calculators have too many buttons for such a small screen. tinyCalc solves this with its unique design, which still allows you to use every function of a standard scientific calculator by way of the Magic Buttons. Your work and favorite functions sync to your iPhone. tinyCalc for Apple Watch is full featured, simple to use, and you will love having it on your wrist at all times.

Arq Backup 4.11.2 fixes issues with Dropbox and Google
Posted 4/12/2015 at 20:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.11.2 fixes an issue where Arq was incorrectly parsing date values in Dropbox responses and fixes an issue where multiple Google Cloud Storage destinations weren't appearing under RESTORE FILES.

Life Quotes for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
Posted 4/10/2015 at 22:05 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Brisbane based Dasvibes Digital announces Life Quotes - 365 Days of Motivation & Inspiration 1.0.1, its new reference app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Life Quotes - 365 Days of Motivation & Inspiration delivers you daily famous and high quality motivational quotes and inspirational content. The app shows you just one motivating and energetic inspiring quote daily sensing your feelings & moods, so there is no big list of quotes to confuse you.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 7.8 (Mavericks Edition)
Posted 4/10/2015 at 22:04 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain has released Cocktail 7.8 (Mavericks Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X Mavericks 10.9. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to clear the hibernate (sleepimage) file and ability to disable hibernate mode. It also contains improvements on the "Clear User caches" procedure. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (Mavericks Edition).

1Password 5.3 includes two-step verification
Posted 4/10/2015 at 3:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password 5.3 is all about making 1Password for Mac better, faster and stronger and includes two-step verification, the ability to call and email with a single click and given some existing features a big power-up.

Arq Backup 4.11.1
Posted 4/10/2015 at 1:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.11.1 fixes an issue where Arq wouldn't save the OneDrive destination because OneDrive was unexpectedly returning null email address.

DEVONagent 3.9.1 finds computer code and cooking recipes
Posted 4/09/2015 at 13:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC updates all editions of its Internet search and research tool DEVONagent as well as the context-aware search assistant DEVONsphere Express. DEVONagent 3.9.1 searches Stack Overflow and GitHub, finds cooking recipes, and displays found text bits directly in the Search window. DEVONsphere Express 1.8.3 supports more file formats including ebooks, is faster and more precise. The updates are free and recommended for all users.

Karelia Software Announces Sandvox Hosting and Ships Sandvox 2.10
Posted 4/09/2015 at 13:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Karelia Software today shipped Sandvox 2.10 and announced a new Sandvox Hosting service. The combination of Sandvox 2.10 and Sandvox Hosting provides customers an easy mechanism for hosting their site without the complexity of configuring a hosting setup. Sandvox 2.10 now provides exclusive access to the new Sandvox Hosting service in this significant update to its award-winning website building software for OS X. Trial versions available on Sandvox and Sandvox Hosting.

Audio Switcher 2.5.4 for OS X - Manage audio devices
Posted 4/09/2015 at 13:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spike Software Inc. today announces Audio Switcher 2.5.4, an update to its popular menubar applet utility for Mac OS X. Audio Switcher allows you to control your input and output devices from login until shutdown. The app supports a wide range of devices, including USB audio devices, Apple's Thunderbolt monitors, AirPlay devices, along with Firewire devices as well as the built-in audio hardware of your Mac desktop or laptop. Version 2.5.4 includes a few bug fixes.

WaterField Designs Unveils Apple 12-inch Travel Express MacBook Case
Posted 4/08/2015 at 13:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
WaterField Designs refreshes the MacBook Retina Travel Express with new colors and materials in a custom size for the 12-inch MacBook. This light and sophisticated MacBook case protects and organizes everything all in one place. Compact and stylish, the Travel Express MacBook case protects laptop, power adapter, and accessories on the go. MacBook users can now choose an all-black ballistic nylon, a tan waxed canvas, or a black, blue or red soft perforated nylon case to complement their wardrobe.

Reggie Ashworth releases MAS AppDelete Lite 4.0 - Uninstall Anything
Posted 4/07/2015 at 14:01 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer Reggie Ashworth today announces MAS AppDelete Lite 4.0, a major update to his popular Mac application deletion utility via the Mac App Store. With a simple Drag & Drop, AppDelete Lite will uninstall anything along with all of the associated items. Mac users will no longer have to hunt through their system to find and delete these items manually. AppDelete Lite is a must-have utility for beta testers and the perfect companion to any Mac fanatic's toolbox.

LinkOptimizer 4.9.37 for Adobe InDesign Improves Color Profiles Handling
Posted 4/07/2015 at 14:01 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.37, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 starts by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer allows to automatically reduce the size of InDesign picture links and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data, performing essential image adjustments and converting image formats. The new version improves automatic handling of ICC color profiles during image processing in Adobe Photoshop.

Default Folder X 4.7 Expands Filename Fields, Addresses Issues
Posted 4/07/2015 at 14:01 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Denver based St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 4.7 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 4.7 expands the filename edit field in Save dialogs and fixes several bugs (and un-fixes one).

iFlicks 2.2 for Mac OS X: Video Metadata Editor and Conversion
Posted 4/03/2015 at 14:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, Jendrik Bertram today announces the release of iFlicks 2.2, the first major update of iFlicks 2 for Mac OS X. iFlicks has integrated video muxing and encoding capabilities for users to choose the best option to quickly import their video files into iTunes and automatically complete them with metadata and beautiful artwork. iFlicks 2.2 features a redesigned and more powerful interface, improved metadata, chapter and subtitle support, faster processing, and more powerful rules.

Affinity Designer 1.2 now available on the Mac App Store
Posted 4/02/2015 at 13:30 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Serif Europe Ltd today announces Affinity Designer 1.2, an important update to their award-winning professional illustration app for Mac OS X. Whether you're working on graphics for marketing materials, websites, icons, UI design or just like creating cool concept art, Affinity Designer will revolutionize how you work. Version 1.2 offers fantastic new features, new languages, performance enhancements, and improvements that take working with a creative suite to a completely new level.

Finally affordable Expense Management for Everyone
Posted 4/02/2015 at 13:30 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Vega LLC today introduces ExpenseOnTheGo 1.0, its innovative new financial app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. ExpenseOnTheGo will simplify recording and distributing your expense records. This useful app helps save time and money while preparing expense reports to file taxes, submit travel and expense reports for reimbursement, and so much more. It's perfectly suited for personal and professional usage, and is one app that every shrewd person needs.

Yummy FTP update trounces Transmit, flogs ForkLift, in head to head test
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Yummy Software today releases Yummy FTP 1.10.2, an update to their popular FTP + SFTP + FTPS file transfer client for OS X. Yummy FTP focuses on speed, reliability and productivity. Its highly tuned multi-connection file transfer engine is coupled with an intelligent recovery system to automatically handle most all file transfer issues and more. Amongst a host of other improvements, Yummy FTP dramatically reduces transfer times in tests against popular rivals.

Mac Backup Guru 4.0: Improved Finder Copy & Paste, Incremental Snapshots
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mac Backup Guru 4.0 adds its own versions of Copy & Paste to the Finder's contextual menu. Its implementation has 3 main advantages over the standard menu items: The first is that it makes accurate and reliable copies that work with huge file sets, allowing for an entire disk to be copied and pasted and for it to be bootable afterwards. The second is it that the copy and paste is resumable. And the third is that it is faster. It is the only third party software that makes Incremental Snapshots.

Karelia Software Releases The Hit List for iPhone 2.2
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:30 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Karelia Software releases The Hit List for iPhone 2.2, now with a new Share extension to automatically create a new task of a URL or text shared from another app. The Hit List for iPhone v2.2 update builds upon the recently introduced, exciting The Hit List for iPhone 2.0, a massively re-imagined version of its popular task management app, which includes unlimited access to The Hit List Sync Service. The version 2.2 update is available immediately at no charge to The Hit List for iPhone 2 users.

Ohanaware release Magic for OS X - A new photo effect application
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ohanaware Co., Ltd. today announces Magic, their latest Photo enhancing application for OS X. Featuring Ohanaware's 3rd generation Toning engine, Magic was designed to improve the luminosity and colors of a photo based upon traditional photography techniques. Sixteen 1-Click Styles are included in Magic, making it quick and simple to alter the photo's look with one tap on the trackpad or mouse. Magic features a Yosemite inspired interface and utilizes the visual effects of OS X 10.10.

Econ Technologies Releases ChronoSync 4.6
Posted 4/01/2015 at 12:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Econ Technologies has released ChronoSync 4.6, the complete Mac backup, bootable backup, and folder synchronizing app. ChronoSync 4.6 has been built to be better than it was before. Better, Smarter, Faster. The app takes backup and synchronization performance to a whole new level with SmartScan, an advanced algorithm for analyzing a volume for changes. ChronoSync 4.6 includes over a dozen major new features and more than 50 minor enhancements and fixes.

24U announces Cryptor for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Posted 3/30/2015 at 13:46 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
24U Software introduces Cryptor 1.0, a new mobile application for iOS devices. Cryptor can encrypt or decrypt the current contents of the user's clipboard as well as data provided to it by other applications through an URI or HTTP request. This makes the app a great companion for FileMaker Go and others. Users can easily encrypt or decrypt via the clipboard to protect any text or image manually, with multiple encryption keys that allow for sending encrypted data to someone else and more.

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