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Apple announces new Mac mini
Posted 10/31/2018 at 3:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The new Mac mini includes an eighth-generation Intel quad-core and 6-core processors and Intel UHD Graphics 630, an Apple T2 Security Chip and offers a full array of USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports for expansion.

Apple announces new MacBook Air
Posted 10/31/2018 at 3:25 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The new MacBook Air is available in silver, space gray, and gold, and is thinner and lighter than the previous generation at 2.75 pounds and includes an eighth-generation Intel Core i5 processor. It now has a Retina display, Touch ID, Apple T2 Security Chip, Force Touch Trackpad and more.

Apple announces new iPad Pros
Posted 10/31/2018 at 3:22 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple announces new iPad Pros with edge to edge Liquid Retina displays, an A12X chip and available in 11-inch and 12.9-inch displays.

Little Snitch 4.2.2 (5207) includes improvements and bug fixes
Posted 10/20/2018 at 0:12 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 4.2.2 (5207) includes: 1) improved handling of processes without code signature in Silent Mode. When there was a matching allow-rule for “Any Process” requiring a valid code signature, Little Snitch considered the unsigned process as case of likely tampering and inserted a high priority deny-rule. We now just skip the matching rule and act according to Silent Mode (allow or deny); 2) If the matching rule requires a particular code signature (from a particular developer), we still consider it as case of likely tampering and add a high priority deny rule. The process has been seen with a valid code signature before, so the code signature must have been removed; and bug fixes.

IGG Software Releases Banktivity 7
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Oregon based IGG Software today announces Banktivity 7, a new version of its popular personal financial manager for macOS. Banktivity aims to be the most complete personal finance software available on both macOS and mobile devices. The new version brings Dark Mode for a seamless experience with macOS Mojave, a new calendar view to see past and upcoming bills, real estate tracking with Zillow integration and stock lot selection.

Noodlesoft Releases Hazel 4.3 With Mojave Support
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Noodlesoft today releases Hazel 4.3 an important update to their popular housekeeping utility for macOS. Using Hazel's powerful rule engine, users can easily create workflows that keep files organized automatically. Hazel also features options for managing your Trash and includes an intuitive application uninstaller. Hazel 4.3's interface has been updated to fully support Mojave's new Dark Mode, and also includes various improvements, tweaks and fixes to the interface for all versions of macOS.

Pterm for Mac 9.1.0 has been released
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Wine Reviews today announces Pterm for Mac 9.1.0 for MacOS. Version 9.1.0 is another major release, Pterm is now 64bit macOS Mojave compatiable. Pterm and Putty are the Best Terminal Emulators available today. It Supports different types of Network Protocols such as SSH, FTP, SCP, Telnet and more. Official versions of Pterm and Putty are available on Unix-like platforms, and now it's widely available for Mac systems running OSX 10.12.3 or higher.

A Better Finder Rename 10.33 adds support for macOS Mojave Dark Mode
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
publicspace today announces A Better Finder Rename version 10.33, an update to their popular batch file renaming solution for Mac OS X. A Better Finder Rename has long been the leading file, photo, video and music renaming utility on the Mac. The app is a sophisticated tool that caters for the full range of file renaming tasks encountered by the creative professional. Version 10.33 adds support for macOS 10.14 Mojave's Dark Mode.

Dejal announces Simon 4.3 - Server Monitoring Tool
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Portland-based Dejal Systems, LLC today announced Simon version 4.3, the essential server monitoring tool for macOS. Simon checks web pages, FTP and DNS servers, local or remote ports or volumes, and many other kinds of services for changes or failures. HTML reports enable remote viewing of a summary and/or details of Simon monitoring. This upgrade includes Mojave dark mode support and compatibility, a new meta refresh option, and much more.

Tropical Software Releases Discounted TopXNotes 1.8.7
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Tropical Software today announces TopXNotes 1.8.7, an update to their award-winning, full-featured personal information manager for macOS. Create, view, organize, and instantly access your Mac notes with TopXNotes. Version 1.8.7, our most stable, easiest-to-use version of TopXNotes, with a few new features, performance enhancements and bug fixes is being offered at a huge discount as a Back-to-School special.

Typinator, PopChar, and KeyCue are ready for macOS Mojave and dark mode
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Longtime software development company, Ergonis Software today released Typinator 7.7, PopChar X 8.4, and KeyCue 9.1 and makes all their productivity utilities compatible with macOS Mojave, including support for Dark Mode. Since Mojave contains some substantial changes under the hood, you should upgrade to Typinator 7.7, PopChar 8.4, and KeyCue 9.1 before switching to Mojave in order to avoid compatibility issues and to ensure a seamless transition to Mojave.

Default Folder X 5.3 supports Mojave, enhances tracking of recent files
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Denver-based St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 5.3 today, an update to their award-winning utility for macOS. Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs in all macOS applications. It provides fast navigation to your files, convenient previews, integrated Spotlight tagging, and more. Default Folder X's custom keyboard shortcuts put your favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. Version 5.3 fully supports Mojave and enhances how it tracks recently used files.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 12.0 (Mojave Edition)
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 12.0 (Mojave Edition), a new edition of Cocktail for users running macOS Mojave 10.14. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. Cocktail's features are arranged into five categories that help manage various aspects of your Mac. Version 12.0 adds compatibility with macOS Mojave 10.14, contains miscellaneous bug fixes, improvements and enhancements as well as updated Automator actions and Help files.

Dropshare 5 for macOS receives major update
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:44 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie software developer, Timo Josten today releases Dropshare 5, a major upgrade to his popular secure file sharing tool developed exclusively for macOS. Dropshare is a menu bar application for Drag & Drop upload files, screenshots and even directories to hosting providers like Amazon S3, Rackspace Cloud Files, Google Drive, Backblaze B2, your own server and also Dropshare Cloud. The major update adds support for popular file sharing service Dropbox and much much more.

Station 2.0 - Multilevel Dock for macOS
Posted 10/14/2018 at 13:44 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
True North Software today introduces Station 2.0, their multilevel (hierarchical) launcher for macOS. Station promotes a more natural organization of applications and documents into folders. With nested folders, you can arrange items in Station in a way that fits your workflow with an uncluttered look and feel. Scalability is greatly increased through logical groupings thus increasing the sheer number of items that can be added to Station without having to shrink the launcher size.

macOS Mojave is now available
Posted 9/24/2018 at 21:19 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
macOS Mojave is now available through the Mac App Store.

BBEdit 12.1.6 is available include macOS Mojave enhancements
Posted 9/24/2018 at 21:18 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 12.1.6 includes numerous enhancements such as support for macOS Mojave dark-theme, 64-bit Native, Touch Bar and more.

Little Snitch 4.2
Posted 9/22/2018 at 22:58 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 4.2 includes compatibility with macOS Mojave (10.14) and includes support for Dark Mode.

iPhone XR
Posted 9/13/2018 at 2:35 UTC in iPhone by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The iPhone XR includes a 6.1 inch edge to edge Liquid Retina LCD display, faster Face ID, an A12 Bionic chip, 1.5 hours more battery life than an iPhone 8 Plus and comes in 5 different colors. It starts at $749.

Gormaya Announces Version 6.0 of Substitutions for iOS 11 and Greater
Posted 9/12/2018 at 23:54 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Gormaya announces Substitutions 6.0, an important update to their popular cooking app for iOS devices. Substitutions features a top to bottom redesign and new Free price. Easily view tables of substitutions for Alcohol, Allergy, Baking & Cooking, Dairy, Gluten-Free, Herb & Spice, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Migraine, Seafood & Meat, Utensil and Vegan. Version 6.0 has been enhanced with a new Slide Over and Split View multitasking on iPads and relavent Amazon product links for several substitutions.

NeoFinder Mac 7.3 - Gallery View, Display Filters, email cataloging
Posted 9/12/2018 at 23:53 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Longtime Mac developer, Norbert M. Doerner today releases NeoFinder 7.3, the third major update for NeoFinder 7. NeoFinder helps anyone keep track of digital files, photos, songs, movies, fonts on hard drives, USB sticks, servers, Blu-ray disks, DVD-ROMs, CDROMs, and any other digital media. The new version adds the long-awaited display filter, gallery view (for Mac OS X 10.7 and newer!), the search for duplicates folders, cataloging email content, and 60 more features and improvements.

Version 3 of Vitamin-R Pomodoro time management tool enters Public Beta
Posted 9/12/2018 at 23:53 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
publicspace today announces that version 3 of Vitamin-R for macOS has now entered beta testing. Vitamin-R provides the tools to gain improved awareness of preferred work methods and rhythms. Featuring an array of highly configurable visual, audio and speech notifications, it helps breaks down large, vaguely defined tasks into a series of short time slices of between 10 and 30 minutes, each with specific, easily reachable and actionable objectives.

iPhone Xs and Xs Max
Posted 9/12/2018 at 23:52 UTC in iPhone by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max include Super Retina OLED displays at 5.8 and 6.5 inches, faster Face ID and, the new A12 Bionic chip, wireless charging and a breakthrough dual-camera system. They come in silver, space gray and gold and start at $999 for the iPhone Xs and $1099 for the iPhone Xs Max.

Apple Watch Series 4
Posted 9/12/2018 at 23:46 UTC in Apple Watch by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple Watch Series 4 includes a display that is over 30% larger, improved performance with the S4 chip, louder speakers, improved microphone and more.

SwiftCapture 1.1: Update to macOS Video Capture and Animation Software
Posted 8/31/2018 at 20:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Ben Software today announced SwiftCapture 1.1, a major update to the high-performance video capture application for macOS. SwiftCapture's powerful features and intuitive user interface allow users to create high-quality video recordings, timelapse captures and stop-motion movies from a variety of video input devices. Along with improved performance and reliability of video capture, version 1.1 is now a 64-bit application, sports new transformation options, adds an audio delay and more.

SecuritySpy 4.2.7: Update to macOS CCTV Software
Posted 8/31/2018 at 20:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ben Software today announced the release of SecuritySpy 4.2.7, an update to the premier multi-camera video surveillance software for the Mac. With powerful and flexible recording features, motion-activated events, and remote monitoring and configuration, SecuritySpy is designed for demanding video surveillance applications. This version adds many new features and improvements, including improved playback of captured footage, improved camera compatibility, and bug fixes.

Basil Salad Software releases BiggerPicture 1.0 for macOS
Posted 8/31/2018 at 20:14 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Basil Salad Software today is proud to announce the release of BiggerPicture 1.0 for macOS. BiggerPicture uses machine-learning to increase the resolution of photos and line-art images without causing pixelation or blurs. The tool enables users to create retina-display images from normal-resolution versions, create printable logos sourced from web graphics, or preprocess vintage cameraphone photographs in preparation for photo-printing. All processing is done within the user's machine.

Image Utility GraphicConverter 10.6.3 Adds New Import & Filter Options
Posted 8/31/2018 at 20:14 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
German indie development team Lemke Software GmbH today announces GraphicConverter 10.6.3, an important update to their award-winning "Swiss Army Knife" image editing utility for macOS. The handy utility provides users with the ability to convert most graphic file formats into any of nearly 80 other graphic formats. Version 10.6.3 brings the removal of Exif image description tag during import from digital camera, a new "kuwahara" smoothing filter, and much more.

Hydra 1.5 Adds Support for Front and Telephoto Cameras on iPhone
Posted 8/31/2018 at 20:14 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Belgium based developer, Creaceed SPRL today releases Hydra 1.5, a significant update to their HDR photography app for iPhone and iPad. Hydra lets users take beautiful pictures even in the most difficult lighting conditions using a variety of capture modes including HDR, Hi-Res, Lo-Light and Zoom. This is achieved by combining up to 60 frames to create a single high-quality picture. Version 1.5 now features support for the telephoto and front cameras respectively in Zoom and Lo-Light/HDR modes.

Zevrix Solutions announces Package Central 1.11.1, a maintenance update
Posted 8/21/2018 at 0:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces Package Central 1.11.1, a maintenance update to company's file packaging automation solution for Adobe InDesign. The software automatically collects InDesign documents with their fonts and links from watched hot folders. Package Central can serve unlimited users on a network and offers email alerts, variable job names, PDF export, and more. The new version addresses an issue in which the app could stall when enqueuing a large number of InDesign jobs in its hot folders.

24U Software releases Gonector for custom mobile FileMaker apps
Posted 8/21/2018 at 0:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Longtime Czech-based developer, 24U Software today releases Gonector, a FileMaker plug-in that allows a native application for iPhone or iPad, built using the FileMaker iOS App SDK, to communicate directly with mobile hardware devices. Being able to interact with professional mobile devices enables developers to use the FileMaker platform to create POS, Inventory and lots of other heavy-duty mobile business apps with friendly, fast, and reliable user interface.

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