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Arq Backup 4.6.2
Posted 10/22/2014 at 16:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.6.2 fixed an issue where the backup process aborted if there's an error creating an FSRef on OS X Yosemite (because it's not a valid file for creating an FSRef).

GiftShopper Free released for iOS - Manage your Gift Lists Intuitively
Posted 10/21/2014 at 12:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The GiftShopper app is a great aid for last-minute Thanksgiving and Christmas present shoppers, and it's ideal also for other special events like birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and more. Giftshopper has been featured by Apple in the USA and several other countries on the App Store's main page and consistently praised for its simplicity and effectiveness by users. The app made it to the Top10 Paid Finance Apps in the USA, Australia and Canada.

PhatWare releases WritePad 8.0 featuring a custom keyboard extension
Posted 10/21/2014 at 12:13 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spokane based PhatWare today announces WritePad 8.0, an update to its wildly popular handwriting recognition and note-taking app for iPad. WritePad is an advanced notetaker app that lets you to take notes in your own handwriting, which is immediately converted to the digital text using PhatWares state-of-the-art handwriting recognition software. Version 8 now includes a handwriting recognition-based input method that can be enabled as an iOS 8 custom keyboard extension and used in any iPad app.

Noodlesoft Releases Hazel 3.3
Posted 10/21/2014 at 12:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Noodlesoft today announces Hazel 3.3, an update to its popular housekeeping utility for Mac OS X. Using Hazel's powerful rule engine, you can easily create workflows that keep your files organized automatically. Hazel also features options for managing your Trash and includes an intuitive application uninstaller. Version 3.3 introduces a new expanded preview interface, QuickLook support, expands custom attributes, as well as various tweaks for an optimal experience on Yosemite.

Arq Backup 4.6.1
Posted 10/20/2014 at 19:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.6.1 includes an updated menubar icon to work in Yosemite "dark menu bar" and if extra whitespace was copied/pasted into AWS key fields, it's removed automatically.

LightTable 2.0.1 is now available at the Mac App Store
Posted 10/20/2014 at 13:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
einstein's legacy today announced LightTable 2.0.1 for OS X. LightTable is an image cataloging application that lets users perform image comparisons and inspections on a virtual canvas. Users can move image items around just like actual prints on a physical light table. The 2.0.1 update features extensive internal re-engineering, adding more than 30 new GPU-image effects, canvas sharing, and a collection of new options for canvas automation.

Office 2011 14.4.5 - Fixes critical issues
Posted 10/20/2014 at 13:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Office 2011 14.4.5 fixes critical issues and also helps to improve security fixing vulnerabilities that can be used to overwrite the contents of your computers memory with malicious code.

Karelia Software Announces Yosemite Compatibility for All Mac Apps
Posted 10/18/2014 at 12:03 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Karelia Software today released a new Stars app, plus updates for Sandvox and The Hit List for Mac, with compatibility confirmed for Tangerine! The new Stars 5.0 is built from the ground up as a new version of the former 'I Love Stars' app, and requires OS X Yosemite. Reimagined and renamed Stars, the new version introduces built-in 1/2-star ratings and sports a new, more modern UI to function and look great in OS X Yosemite. Karelia Software also updated Sandvox and The Hit List for Mac today.

BBEdit 10.5.13 is a maintenance update
Posted 10/17/2014 at 16:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 10.5.13 is a focused maintenance update to address issues reported in BBEdit 10.5 through 10.5.12.

Little Snitch 3.4.2 adds fixes
Posted 10/17/2014 at 6:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 3.4.2 fixes an issue where a connection alert occasionally no longer appears after using the Research Assistant and updating Little Snitch prior to upgrading to OS X Yosemite is recommended.

1Password 5.0.1 updated for Yosemite
Posted 10/17/2014 at 5:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password 5.0.1 has been fully redesigned for Yosemite; 1Password mini has a better, stronger, faster interface; 1Password mini now appears in the center of the screen when using opt+cmd+\\; and Added support for the Dark Side (er, Dark Mode).

Arq Backup 4.6 includes new features and bug fixes
Posted 10/17/2014 at 5:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.6 adds the following new features: 1) If agent is configured to check for app updates, agent will show a user notification when an update is available; 2) Added a "Remove Unreferenced Objects Now" menu item to the agent's menu which causes Arq to immediately clean up any objects at the destination that aren't referenced by any backup records; and 3) Added a quota check for Google Drive so that Arq stops backing up if Google Drive usage is within 1.5GB of the user's quota.

iScope Pro Releases New Version of Project Visualization and Management
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:48 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Professionals and business owners have a sterling new way to manage individual and team projects. iScope Pro, the latest app from iScope SpA, is designed to serve as a one-stop resource for managing and visualizing projects. iScope Pro can be used to efficiently keep track of strategic planning, marketing, and more. Projects are effortlessly created, and then the user or team is able to interact with and follow each project until their completion.

Ready for OS X Yosemite: DEVONagent 3.8.2 and DEVONthink 2.8.1
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:47 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC today updates all editions of DEVONagent, its smart research assistant for OS X. Search the web like never before. DEVONagent Pro queries all major and minor search engines, weeds out all the junk, and presents the really good stuff nicely ranked the way you want. The update to version 3.8.2 gets all editions of DEVONagent ready for OS X Yosemite. Interface adjustments and other fixes make them compatible to Apple's newest Mac operating system.

Winclone and Boot Runner are OS X 10.10 Yosemite-ready
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:47 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software announces Yosemite compatibility for Winclone 4, Boot Runner, Geohopper for Mac and Push Diagnostics. Winclone 4 is an essential solution for cloning, resizing and migrating Boot Camp on the Mac. Winclone Pro 4 includes package installation features for mass deployment of Boot Camp in enterprise environments. Boot Runner provides full startup management of multi-boot Macs. Geohopper for Mac extends the notification and automation capabilities of Geohopper for iOS.

Apple releases new iMac with Retina display
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:09 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has updated the iMac with a 5K Retina display.

Apple updates Mac mini
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:08 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has updated the Mac mini with Haswell processors and also reduced the price by $100.

Apple releases iPad mini 3
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:07 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has released the iPad mini 3 which adds TouchID and an A8X processor.

Apple releases iPad Air 2
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:06 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has released the iPad Air 2 with TouchID, 18% thinner and A8X processor.

Apple releases Mac OS X Yosemite
Posted 10/16/2014 at 19:04 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has released Mac OS X Yosemite as a free upgrade that is available for download now.

Outline 3.0 - huge update of popular digital notebook for iPad
Posted 10/15/2014 at 14:18 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Gorillized today announced the release of Outline v.3.0, the major update of the popular digital notebook for iPad. The impressive list of new features includes new handwriting mode, ability to create tables, hyperlinks, including inter, intra and wiki links; it works with PDF files, allows annotating and exporting them back for further usage with annotations saved. Moreover, it can attach any other files which can be viewed with corresponding third-party apps.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 8.0 (Yosemite Edition)
Posted 10/15/2014 at 14:18 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 8.0 (Yosemite Edition), a new edition of Cocktail that is fully compatible with the upcoming OS X Yosemite 10.10. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Mac. Cocktail's features are arranged into five categories that helps you manage various aspects of your computer, including Disk, System, Files, Network and the Interface. Note that Cocktail (Yosemite Edition) requires OS X Yosemite to run.

Open and Interact with Visio Drawings on Apple OS X, iOS and Android
Posted 10/15/2014 at 14:18 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Nektony today announces its next set of updates of VSD Viewer, the app that processes Microsoft Visio files on iOS and Android devices. VSD Viewer is a professional level Visio drawings viewer. Easily view, interact, share, print, convert to PDF any MS Visio drawing. VSD Viewer supports specific features required by professionals who needs to preview drawings in details - with Layers and even Shape Data. Any of VSD Viewers now support the latest Microsoft Visio themes including specific details.

Direct Remote iPhone App Updated For iOS 8
Posted 10/15/2014 at 14:18 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent developer, David Likosar, today announces Direct Remote 1.8, an update to his popular remote control utility for iOS devices. The Direct Remote app offers a new way to control DirecTV receivers connected to your home network. The app features quick tuning using up to 65 favorites and allows control of your receiver using intuitive gestures or a more traditional touch control. The 1.8 release adds support for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

PasswordWallet Increases Security With iOS Touch ID Fingerprint Unlock
Posted 10/15/2014 at 14:17 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Selznick Scientific Software today announces PasswordWallet 4.8.1, an update to its best-selling password management solution for iOS devices. PasswordWallet allows users to automatically sync all their passwords between iOS, Mac, Windows, and Android devices by encrypting and storing passwords and private information in one location, accessible with a single password. Version 4.8.1 can now unlock wallets with Touch ID on iOS, and adds the ability to generate random passwords from templates.

NetSnips - Track snippets of your favorite web pages on iPhone and iPad
Posted 10/15/2014 at 14:17 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
NetSnips, the popular productivity app for creating snippets from web pages, has just received a major update. With the universal app for iPhone and iPad users can track their favorite web pages visually with so-called web snippets. NetSnips updates all snippets regularly, which allows following content changes of any web page. This visual approach of following web pages is unique on the App Store. The new update adds landscape mode, iPhone 6/6 Plus support and includes many other improvements.

NetSpot 2.4 for Mac Adds More Wi-Fi Site Survey Features
Posted 10/13/2014 at 16:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Etwok, LLC released NetSpot 2.4, the award-winning Wi-Fi site survey app that brings Mac users a full-featured set of network survey tools, giving network professionals everything they need to optimize their wireless network for maximum coverage and efficiency. New features now accessible from Preferences include the ability to add an iperf3 server address for active scanning via TCP and/or UDP, import and export global AP aliases, and auto-clear old Discover Mode data.

Textkraft Pocket - the missing TextEdit for iOS 8
Posted 10/13/2014 at 12:24 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
infovole GmbH today introduces Textkraft Pocket 1.0, a professional text editor and note taking app for Apple's iPhone. Textkraft Pocket offers a broad variety of high level features. The easy and precise cursor navigation, a variety of selection guides and extended built-in dictionaries with synonyms are complemented by a solid base of import and export functions, keyboard enhancements and styling options. Printing and PDF creation is facilitated with an interactive WYSIWYG preview screen.

Shift Worker iOS8 update - now includes calendar sharing
Posted 10/13/2014 at 12:23 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Production Shed Pty Ltd today announces Shift Worker 1.5 for iOS8, a visual calendar and productivity app. Shift Worker is designed for people who work odd shifts or patterns outside the traditional working week. Shift Worker allows users to combine visually-attractive icons with descriptive characters, then plot them on the calendar so their shifts can be easily identified at a glance. Shifts can then be shared with friends and family or saved to the iPhone's background for quick reference.

SMS Export for iPhone - Backup SMS to Excel file using SMS Export Plus
Posted 10/13/2014 at 12:23 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.

Elite Keylogger Mac 1.4 - All Activity View and Automatic Log Recovery
Posted 10/10/2014 at 12:51 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Plano based security software firm, WideStep Security Software today announces Elite Keylogger for Mac 1.4, an update to the leading Mac keystroke recorder software. Elite Keylogger for Mac Pro allows invisible recording of most keystrokes, email, chats and websites visited, along with screen captures. The new version brings a new in-app "All Activity" view that combines keystrokes, chat logs and website history. The new release also brings automatic log backup and recovery for Pro users.

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