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First Hebrew vowel keyboard released for iOS8
Posted 9/22/2014 at 13:20 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Davka Corporation introduces Davka Nikud 1.0, a specialized Hebrew keyboard for iOS8 that enables the entry of vocalized Hebrew in apps for the iPhone and iPad. In the Hebrew language, 'niqqud' or 'nikkud' is a system of diacritical signs used to represent vowels or distinguish between alternative pronunciations of letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Davka Nikud is a useful add-on for anyone who needs to write Hebrew with accurate Hebrew vowel points, such as rabbis, Bible students, and scholars.

Arq Backup 4.5.5 includes numerous bug fixes
Posted 9/20/2014 at 3:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.5.5 includes numerous bug fixes including: Fixed an issue where unexpected JSON from Google Drive resulted in Arq thinking objects were much larger than they actually were, which could result in the budget-enforcement process deleting more backup records than it should; Fixed an issue where, after data validation, if there was no budget set Arq would not delete unreferenced objects; Fixed an issue with restoring "locked" files that resulted in Arq reporting an "Access to this item was denied" error.

HoudahGeo 4.0 - One-stop photo geocoding and geotagging solution
Posted 9/19/2014 at 12:38 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Houdah Software announces the immediate availability of HoudahGeo 4.0 - an upgrade to its one-stop photo geocoding and geotagging solution for the Mac. HoudahGeo is tightly integrated with iPhoto and Aperture Places. It offers a myriad of ways to geocode and publish photos. HoudahGeo 4.0 adds support for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. This free upgrade is recommended for all users of Mac OS X 10.8 or later.

Apple releases Update to Apple TV Software
Posted 9/18/2014 at 12:16 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple released an update to Apple TV Software which brings it to version 7.0 and introduces a flattened user interface.

Apple releases iOS 8
Posted 9/18/2014 at 12:14 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has officially released iOS 8 so it is available for download to any supported devices.

Camera Plus 4 for iOS 8 Redefines AirSnap, Brings Extensions and Handoff
Posted 9/18/2014 at 12:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Global Delight today announces Camera Plus 4.0, an update to their amazing yet simple-to-use camera app for the iPhone. Along with a new fullscreen preview, access to several capture controls on the revolutionary AirSnap and a new video focus mode for cinematic effects, Camera Plus 4 takes iOS photography to the next level. In addition, iOS 8 features like Handoff, Extensions and Family Sharing are bound to enhance the overall user experience.

Music+ App Updated to 2.1.2 - Optimized for iOS 8
Posted 9/18/2014 at 12:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent developer, Kesi Maduka today announces Music+ 2.1.2, an update to his popular music app for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Music+ is a music player app with a variety of features to enhance the user's listening experience. Music+ offers the option to crossfade between songs, access to over 10,000 internet radio stations, and control of the Up Next song queue. Music+ also includes a Downloader that allows users to use its Song Search plugin to find songs from SoundCloud.

WritePad Pro1.4 Featuring Improved Handwriting Recognition & Note-Taking
Posted 9/15/2014 at 17:33 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare Corporation announces the newest update of WritePad Pro 1.4. The app features updated handwriting recognition technology, allowing the iPad to more easily understand a user's individual handwriting, in addition to offering improved spell check and multiple suggestions for words and phrases. and improved support for Adonit Jot stylus. For a limited time WritePad Pro is on sale from Sep. 15 - Sep 18.

PrivacyScan 1.6 Released for Mac OS X Privacy Protection
Posted 9/12/2014 at 13:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
SecureMac has released PrivacyScan v1.6, an update which adds improved compatibility with future versions of Mac OS X and also adds additional Firefox web browser support and fixes. PrivacyScan acts like a digital private eye, identifying hidden threats that can compromise privacy when accessed by advertisers or snoopers trying to see user activity. The latest version is designed especially for Mac OS X, adding features to securely wipe digital footprints left after using the computer.

Transmit Coming to iOS 8
Posted 9/11/2014 at 19:51 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Panic is in the process of bringing Transmit to iOS 8 to provide FTP capabilities on iOS.

PrivacyScan 1.6 Released for Mac OS X Privacy Protection
Posted 9/11/2014 at 19:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
SecureMac has released PrivacyScan v1.6, an update which adds improved compatibility with future versions of Mac OS X and also adds additional Firefox web browser support and fixes. PrivacyScan acts like a digital private eye, identifying hidden threats that can compromise privacy when accessed by advertisers or snoopers trying to see user activity. The latest version is designed especially for Mac OS X, adding features to securely wipe digital footprints left after using the computer.

Apple Watch
Posted 9/10/2014 at 1:39 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple Watch will come in 3 different versions including Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition versions. They have a multitude of styles and bands, including numerous watch faces, sensors, connectivity, fitness tracking, Apple Pay, Passbook and more.

iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5 inch display
Posted 9/10/2014 at 1:32 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple released the iPhone 6 with a 5.5" Retina HD Display, A8 chip, Apple Pay and more.

iPhone 6 with a 4.7 inch display
Posted 9/10/2014 at 1:31 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple released the iPhone 6 with a 4.7" Retina HD Display, A8 chip, Apple Pay and more.

Mac Support for Xbox One Controller
Posted 9/10/2014 at 1:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Calgary based Stonelight Pictures today announces its Kickstarter campaign for a new Xbox One controller for Mac OS X. After almost a year since the Xbox One release, the Xbox One Controller is finally getting support for Mac. Right now it is up to 3rd party developers to come up with the support the consumers want. The Xbox has been a gold gaming standard for many years, and now with the release of the Xbox One controller, the best gaming controller on the planet is here.

Introducing Comburet 2.0 - Professional Auto-Find Burning App For OS X
Posted 9/05/2014 at 0:49 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Everdow today introduces Comburet 2.0, their new professional burning app for OS X. Comburet is an auto-find burning device that is a blending of their popular AudioBurner and DiscBurner applications with extra enhanced features. Localized in 74 different languages, Comburet can be used to burn music CDs and data folders as well as erase rewritable discs. Comburet also allows users to create DMG and ISO files as well as burn DMG and ISO image files. Comburet supports CD, DVD, and BD.

Ohanaware updates Backup To Go for OS X: 21 Changes, Yosemite Compatible
Posted 9/05/2014 at 0:49 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ohanaware Co., Ltd. today announces Backup To Go 1.1, an update to their file backup tool for Mac OS X. Backup To Go was specifically designed to simplify the process of backing up important files and folders to disks that can easily be taken with the user. These include USB sticks, thumb drives, SD Cards and external Hard Disks. Version 1.1 includes 21 changes, to improve the stability and usability of the application, while also adding some new Premium features.

Answers 1.0.2 - Making Help Documents Just Got Updated
Posted 9/05/2014 at 0:49 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, Tim Parnell today announces Answers 1.0.2, an update to his FAQ and Help documentation tool for Mac OS X. Versatile and easy to use, Answers uses a content-based approach to enable users to create better documents faster. Effortlessly build documents for local software help books, or publish to the web. This update comes just days after its initial launch and offers new tools for theme creators, fixes for Windows, and preparations for launch in the Mac App Store.

Arq backs up to Google Drive
Posted 9/03/2014 at 13:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq 4 now supports backing up to your Google Drive account which comes with 15GB of free storage. The update is free to Arq 4 customers.

Cocoatech Releases Much-Anticipated Path Finder 7
Posted 9/03/2014 at 13:19 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Cocoatech today announces Path Finder 7, an update to the much anticipated file organizer that had been under development for over a year. Path Finder allows developers, writers, artists, and casual users alike to manage their files according to their own tastes, needs, and workflow. Version 7 introduces an array of new features and improvements, and continues to build on its reputation as the best file manager for Mac OS X.

TastyApps announces Vortex 1.3
Posted 9/02/2014 at 16:02 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
TastyApps today announces Vortex 1.3, an update to their popular productivity app for OS X. Vortex brings a new level productivity to the Mac. Dozens of Actions for the things you do most are instantly available via Drag N Drop or shortcut keys. You can quickly convert image or audio files, translate text or emails, add images and files to emails, compress or uncompress archives, and uninstall applications. Version 1.3 introduces a new streamlined stable interface and more customizing options.

PDF Forms 3.0 Brings Signature Scanner - Enhances Annotation Toolbox
Posted 9/02/2014 at 16:01 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DAR Software today announces PDF Forms 3.0, a major upgrade to their popular PDF processing app for iOS. PDF Forms enables its users to complete and sign their documents on their iDevice without hassle. It is indispensable for households, legal & financial offices, sales people and real estate agents. Version 3.0 adds an integrated Signature Scanner, making PDF Forms capable of capturing hand-written signatures from any source. Moreover, the major upgrade features enhanced annotation toolbox.

FmPro Migrator 7.34 Enhanced with FileMaker 13 to LiveCode Conversion
Posted 9/02/2014 at 16:01 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
.com Solutions Inc. announced today that they will be holding 2 workshop sessions featuring FmPro Migrator at the RunRevLive.14 conference. FmPro Migrator reads the metadata from FileMaker 11, 12, 13 database files, then in a matter of seconds generates cards for the layouts in a LiveCode stack file. LiveCode object, card and stack level scripts are written into the new stack file during the conversion process to provide application functionality.

Eve SmartHome Accessories
Posted 9/02/2014 at 12:46 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Eve is a line of SmartHome accessories and an iOS application from Elgato that gathers data on air quality, temperature, humidity, air pressure, energy and water consumption and more.

SMS Export for iPhone - Backup SMS to Excel file using SMS Export Plus
Posted 9/01/2014 at 14:10 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.

Pagico for Desktop 6.7: Planner for Professionals, adds HiDPI support
Posted 9/01/2014 at 14:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indianapolis based NOTES17 LLC today announces Pagico for Desktop 6.7, an update to their popular information and task manager app for Mac OS X. Pagico for Desktop is a feature-rich planner app that manages all types of data, including notes, tasks, files, projects and contacts. The application has numerous innovative features that helps users be productive and stay organized in the long run. Version 6.7 adds HiDPI support for computers with high resolution monitors.

PhatWare releases WritePad Pro 1.4 - Featuring Improved Note-Taking
Posted 8/29/2014 at 12:18 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad Pro 1.4, the advanced word processing, note-taking, and handwriting recognition app for iPhone and iPad. Building upon WritePad's powerful handwriting recognition technology, version 1.4 features numerous improvements, including improved support for Adonit Jot stylus, improved handwriting recognition, updated spell checker dictionaries, custom date formats, dynamic word suggestions, and other performance and stability improvements.

Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac with Yosemite Support
Posted 8/25/2014 at 14:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac has been released with support for Yosemite, performance and battery improvements and support for the latest versions of Windows.

Periscope Pro 2.0.2
Posted 8/25/2014 at 13:37 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Periscope Pro 2.0.2 is reviewed by Macworld of the video surveillance app for the Mac.

Valuta+ 1.5 released for iOS - Simple Currency Converter
Posted 8/25/2014 at 13:20 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, Daniel Noehr releases Valuta+ 1.5, an update to his popular currency converter for iOS devices. With a database of over 160 up-to-date currencies, Valuta+ allows anyone to easily look up local exchange rates, no matter where they are in the world. These include commodities like gold, silver and crypto-currencies. Adding support for iPad and iPad Mini, with version 1.5 users can now find the local currency based on location as well as minor bug fixes and performance enhancements.

MileBug wins Best GPS-Enabled App (Silver Award) - 2014 Summer Awards
Posted 8/25/2014 at 13:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MileBug for iOS has been awarded the "Best GPS-Enabled App" Silver Award from Best Mobile App Awards (BMAA) for the Summer 2014 Awards. MileBug is a beautiful app that makes it easy to track your tax-deductible mileage on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. The Best Mobile App Awards is committed to showcasing the latest and greatest mobile apps on the market today in a variety of categories. Izatt Apps is pleased to have MileBug recognized and honored by the BMAA.

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