June 2015 Archived News - From newest -> oldest...

OS X 10.10.4 includes bug fixes and improvements
Posted 6/30/2015 at 16:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
OS X 10.10.4 includes bug fixes and improvements such as the change from Discoveryd to the former mDNSresponder.

Apple Music launches today
Posted 6/30/2015 at 14:12 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple Music launches today with the ability to stream music from iTunes extensive catalog and includes a 3 month free trial and then either $9.99/month for individual accounts or $14.99/month for family accounts.

Sl's Repository Ltd releases Browsy 1.1 for iOS
Posted 6/30/2015 at 14:11 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Sl's Repository Ltd today announces Browsy 1.1, an important update to their smart fullscreen web browser for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Browsy is a smart fullscreen web browser that allows you to browse the web without anything getting in your way. Version 1.1 introduces great new features like a DuckDuckGo Omnibar, Pinboard Bookmarks view, 1Password integration, and a new in-house API called Marky powering the Markdownify extension.

Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign Now Supports CC 2015
Posted 6/30/2015 at 14:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory Server 1.2.1, a compatibility update to its output workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory Server automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from hot folders. The software offloads output tasks to a central system leaving operator workstations free from the output process. The new version makes Output Factory Server compatible with the 2015 release of InDesign CC featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Reggie Ashworth announces VidConvert 1.6 - Video Conversion made Easy
Posted 6/30/2015 at 14:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today releases VidConvert 1.6, an All-New Yosemite (and El Capitan beta) update to his popular video converter for Mac OS X. VidConvert is a video converter designed to make converting your videos simple and easy. VidConvert will convert just about any type of video into one of the many popular formats of today. Creating videos for your iPhone or iPad, for your Mac or TV, or formats such as DivX and MPEG are just a click away with VidConvert.

Tropical Software releases iAddressX 3.6 for OS X
Posted 6/30/2015 at 14:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Tropical Software today announced that after a 2-month public beta, the iAddressX 3.6 full release is available. Use iAddressX to navigate contacts from a small icon in the system menu, and to initiate various tasks including printing of Dymo labels, dialing regular and Skype calls, sending SMS messages to Skype pals or friend's cell phones, and more. Interested users can visit Tropical's website to try reliable iAddressX 3.6 for free today!

InPreflight for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Creative Cloud 2015
Posted 6/29/2015 at 16:20 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based Zevrix Solutions today announces InPreflight Pro 2.11.17, a compatibility update to its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign. Described as "delightfully simple to use" by Macworld magazine, InPreflight is an all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents for errors, automatically collect multiple files for output & ship them to final destination. The new version makes InPreflight compatible with the 2015 release of InDesign CC featured as part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Blink Comparator for iOS - An Useful Tool for Amateur Astronomers
Posted 6/29/2015 at 16:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent developer, Roberto De Lorenzo announces Blink Comparator 1.0 for iPhone and iPad devices. Dedicated to amateur astronomers, Blink Comparator alternates the vision of two shots obtained at different times, allowing users to detect changes, highlighted by the blinking of any object (star, asteroid, comet, etc.) visible in one of the images only, or that changed position between a shot and the other. Just mark the same three stars on each picture and press a button.

Shuff 1.0 released for iOS - The messenger ahead of its time
Posted 6/29/2015 at 16:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Paris based Shuff team today introduces Shuff 1.0, their innovative namesake social networking app developed for iOS devices. Communication has never been so fun, simple and private. Shuff gives you many ways to stay in touch with your friends. See in real-time what they're writing to you, letter by letter. Watch, as they type. Hurry your friend to answer you by "pulsing" them. Shuff is an app with no history. Only the last sent message of your conversation appears.

Typinator 6.6 handles smart substitutions even smarter
Posted 6/29/2015 at 16:19 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
With the release of version 6.6, Ergonis Software GmbH celebrates the 10th anniversary of Typinator, their highly acclaimed text expander. Along this release, Ergonis Software published two new Typinator sets for easy access to the symbols in the new Apple Color Emoji font introduced in OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. To celebrate the anniversary, Ergonis Software is offering a 25% discount on new purchases before July 15th, 2015. The offer is good for all Ergonis products, including PopChar and KeyCue.

Arq Backup 4.12.1 adds a number of features and updates
Posted 6/27/2015 at 5:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.12.1 added another query parameter to get around Dropbox file limit issues; Changed SFTP authentication to try other auth methods if keyboard-interactive fails; Added a feature to automatically clean up any duplicate entries in Google Drive data; If AWS returns invalid XML when Arq is searching for backup sets to restore from, skip the problem data; Fixed an issue where Arq could potentially create 2 Google Drive directories with the same name at the same location (because, weirdly, Google Drive's API allows that); Fixed an issue where Arq would crash after clicking the Close button when viewing Glacier restore errors; Fixed an issue where Arq could crash while loading folder lists when multiple Google Drive destinations are configured; and Changed Google Drive implementation from delete-and-insert to update to work around a bug in Google Drive where it says it deleted a file but it didn't actually delete the file.

MobiSystems launches Oxford Dictionary of English FREE app
Posted 6/26/2015 at 18:34 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The leading mobile app publisher and developer MobiSystems is pleased to announce the release of the foremost single-volume English language dictionary, the Oxford Dictionary of English, as a free mobile app for iOS. Completely revised and updated to include the most comprehensive and accurate picture of the English language today, the Oxford Dictionary of English is the most authoritative dictionary app available. The current edition includes thousands of words, phrases, meanings and more.

Solesignal releases SmartBackup 3.4 for OS X: Backup and Cloning Utility
Posted 6/26/2015 at 18:34 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Solesignal today announces SmartBackup 3.4, an update to their alternative backup and cloning utility for OS X. Easy to configure and lightweight, SmartBackup syncs multiple source items efficiently to a destination on an external hard drive, flashdrive or network share. SmartBackup features a custom modern 64-bit sync engine built on the latest Apple technologies, and is optimised for fast analyse and copy speeds. Version 3.4 adds an updated sync engine, UI improvements, bugfixes and more.

A new update to OfficeSuite for iPhone and iPad users is now available
Posted 6/25/2015 at 12:39 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MobiSystems today announces OfficeSuite 4.1, the latest update to its leading mobile office app for iPhone and iPad. Offering the most feature-rich solution available, OfficeSuite is the unquestioned leader for effortless viewing, editing, creating and sharing Word, Excel, PowerPoint documents and converting them to/from PDF files. Version 4.1 features numerous new updates and improvements, with improved localization, audio dictation, document provider extension, templates and so much more.

Kimico Releases MovieBuddy - Raising the Movie Management Bar
Posted 6/25/2015 at 12:39 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Kimico today releases MovieBuddy, a new app designed specifically for the iPhone and iPod touch to give users full control of their movie collection directly on their device. Providing a rich set of features, MovieBuddy users can build their entire movie library by scanning the barcodes printed on their movies. Once the library is created, users can personalize it by classifying movies into categories, adding tags, marking favorite movies for quick access, and adding notes for any given movie.

New Version of Budget Sense Delivers a Smart, goto Personal Finance Tool
Posted 6/25/2015 at 12:38 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
NYQuist INDustries, Inc. today announces Budget Sense 3.0, their personal finance app developed for iOS devices. Budget Sense offers a simple, elegant way to keep track of your income, expenses and purchase receipts, and to efficiently manage the budget that keeps all your financial goals on track. Budget Sense uses three easy categories for spending your money, receiving it and reviewing it, all presented with beautiful display graphics.

Hue Lights v1.7 Offers Advanced Weather Simulator for Philips Hue
Posted 6/25/2015 at 12:38 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based LapApps, LLC today announces Hue Lights 1.7, an update to its popular lifestyle app for iOS devices. Version 1.7 brings unprecedented weather simulations to smart LED bulbs. Experience realistic storms with customized controls for lightning strikes, rain density, bird songs, wind speed, sleep timer, brightness and sky color. Watch lights gently change as the storm progresses. Lights will shift positions, colors and brightness to create a relaxing ambiance.

NoteCeption the calculating note app for iPhone is now free
Posted 6/25/2015 at 2:57 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Munich based Sirnic announced that they have made NoteCeption available for free today. NoteCeption is a special note app that combines the organizing possibilities of a computer file system with the utility of Excel. The app not only allows anyone to organize notes like files on the computer, but can also calculate various useful values within the notes. Aside from its main features, NoteCeption also offers various syncing, sharing, import/ export possibilities and many other useful tools.

Magic Flowers app brings beautiful timelapse flowers to Mac
Posted 6/23/2015 at 15:25 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Moving Art, in collaboration with Magic Window, introduces Magic Flowers 1.0, a new app exclusively for Mac. Captured by the master of timelapse, Louie Schwartzberg, Magic Flowers delivers breathtaking, slow-moving timelapse flowers to be used as wallpapers & screen savers. It includes 42 moving flower wallpapers; 22 are built into the app and 20 are downloaded after you install the app. Ranked the #1 Entertainment app in the US, Magic Flowers is currently featured as a Best New App by Apple.

Pocket Informant Releases Update, App for Apple Watch
Posted 6/23/2015 at 15:25 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Texas based WebIS today announces Pocket Informant 4.70, an update to the award-winning calendar and task application for iOS and Apple Watch. Pocket Informant was built with the simple premise of bringing everything about your day into one location, and making it beautifully simple to use. This update includes an app for the Apple Watch, as well as allows visibility of the next two weeks of scheduled events, plus various types of tasks and more.

Reggie Ashworth releases AppDelete 4.2.1 - Uninstall Anything
Posted 6/22/2015 at 19:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today releases AppDelete 4.2.1, a major update to his popular application deletion utility for Mac OS X. With a simple Drag & Drop, AppDelete 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 is a must-have utility for beta testers and casual users alike, and the perfect companion to any Mac fanatic's toolbox.

iPursue - An Intuitive Items And Tasks Manager iOS App
Posted 6/22/2015 at 19:28 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Massachusetts based Cloud Nine Apps, LLC announces iPursue 1.1, an update to their task management app for iOS devices. iPursue was developed specifically to help manage items and tasks more effectively and intuitively. The app offers a unique way of organizing items into appropriate views. There is no need to have a cluttered list of items. Version 1.1 introduces new theme colors, search items, as well as the ability to archive previously completed or cancelled items and so much more.

MapMyMeet 1.2 - Map-Based Social and Business Invitations Made Easier
Posted 6/19/2015 at 13:29 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Adris Infotech today announces MapMyMeet 1.2 for iOS and Android devices, an update to their social networking app developed to simplify sending invitations to social and business gatherings. MapMyMeet offers venue suggestions, the ability to send map-based invitations with live directions to the venue; location sharing for navigation and ETA updates, and group chat so all attendees can stay in touch. Version 1.2 offers a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements.

Eltima Software releases Typeeto 1.1 for OS X - Bluetooth Keyboard
Posted 6/18/2015 at 20:39 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Eltima Software today announces Typeeto 1.1, an update to their popular keyboard controller for OS X. Typeeto provides real-time access to a full-scale Mac keyboard for easier interaction and typing on other devices, such as iOS, Android, Game Consoles and other gadgets. Connect as many devices as you need to your Mac and switch between them in one click. No additional applications need to be installed on your device. The version 1.1 release boasts a number of improvements.

Default Folder X 4.7.2 fixes Yosemite file dialogs, addresses bugs
Posted 6/18/2015 at 20:39 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Denver-based St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 4.7.2 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 4.7.2 fixes a bug in Mac OS 10.10.3, as well as addressing issues within Default Folder X itself.

Find, discover and ride to places around you with Localscope 4.3
Posted 6/18/2015 at 20:38 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Cynapse today announces Localscope 4.3, the much awaited update to the quintessential location browser app for iOS devices. Localscope's unmatched location discovery experience lets users tap into geo tagged information from multiple local search engines, social networks and media sharing services, serving up unprecedented results around a location. Version 4.3 adds Uber integration. Search results from Google and Facebook have been improved and the Wikipedia source now works again.

NeoFinder for iOS 1.1 available today
Posted 6/17/2015 at 13:41 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Norbert M. Doerner releases NeoFinder 1.1, an update to his popular disk cataloging utility for iOS. The leading disk cataloger for Mac is now available for iOS! NeoFinder makes it easier than ever to keep track of your digital files, photos, songs, movies and any other digital media. Display all Inspector details for all the stuff you are used to seeing in NeoFinder Mac. Version 1.1 offers improved Find features, better Dropbox download, improved GeoFinder and integration in Mail.app & others.

Infrastructure Upgrade, Inc. Announces Release of Upgrade It!
Posted 6/17/2015 at 13:40 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Infrastructure Upgrade, Inc. announces Upgrade It! 1.1.1, its community-based recommendation app for iOS. This groundbreaking application is designed for architects, engineers, geologists, oceanographers, biologists, planners, IT professionals and the general public. IUI has developed a tool to shape your community. Frustrated by our crumbling public works? Here is your iPhone tool. Make your voice known. Shape and transform your community!

DriveDx 1.4 for Mac - Save yourself from Data Loss and Downtime
Posted 6/17/2015 at 13:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BinaryFruit today announces the immediate availability of DriveDx 1.4, its latest solution for SSD and HDD health diagnostics and monitoring. As Mac OS X does not have a comprehensive drive health indicator, DriveDx fills a critical role in measuring the overall health of both SSD and HDD drives. Because DriveDx tracks more indicators of impending failure than any other product on the market, users will get advanced warning before their drives fail.

Mellel 3.4 adds advanced export options, and language switching
Posted 6/16/2015 at 19:02 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
RedleX today announces Mellel 3.4, an important update to their popular word processor for Mac OS X. Available in a Regular, Educational, and Lite version, Mellel offers an unparalleled set of features allowing anyone to control how their document looks, including page, section, paragraph, and character styles, auto-titles, lists, footnotes, endnotes and more. Version 3.4 introduces enhanced export to PDF, various improvements for language switching, excelarated FindSets, and more.

Mellel for iPad: the advanced word-processor gets an iPad debut
Posted 6/16/2015 at 19:02 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
RedleX today introduces Mellel 3.4, the iPad version of their popular word processor. Mellel for iPad brings power and sophistication in word-processing to the iPad. The app offers advanced features such as auto-titles, outline, paragraph, character, page and section styles, tables, track-changes, comments and statistics, and more. Mellel for iPad introduces several innovative features, and complete compatibility with its sibling, the acclaimed Mellel for Mac.

CS Odessa Releases Azure Architecture Solution for ConceptDraw PRO v10
Posted 6/16/2015 at 19:02 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
CS Odessa today announces a new addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park designed to document Microsoft Azure cloud implementations. The collection of library objects, templates, and example drawings for ConceptDraw PRO make short work of describing any business' cloud implementation. The ConceptDraw PRO Azure Architecture Solution is available at no charge to users of ConceptDraw PRO v10 and ConceptDraw Office v3, via ConceptDraw Solution Park.

Graphic Design App Candy Apple Updated to Version 1.7
Posted 6/16/2015 at 19:01 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
128bit Technologies announces an update to Candy Apple, a sweet vector based graphic design and illustration app designed for Mac OS. Perfect for novice or pros alike, Candy Apple lets anyone create drawings, logos, banners, buttons, icons and more. Version 1.7 adds support for exporting in Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format, adds video tutorials to the MacAppware website, and fixes a couple bugs reported by users. For a limited time, you can save 50% to celebrate the new version.

AppleInsider offers a first look at OS X El Capitan's Split View and Mission Control
Posted 6/15/2015 at 13:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
AppleInsider offers a first look at OS X El Capitan's Split View which enables you to view two windows side by side similar to recent versions of Windows and the latest refresh of Mission Control.

Project Planning Pro, the best Task Management App featured by appPicker
Posted 6/15/2015 at 13:20 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Project Planning Pro, one of the most popular task management app on the iOS, was recently featured by appPicker in its prestigious list of "Best iPhone Apps for Task Management." Developed by i2e Consulting LLC, Project Planning Pro is a simple and easy to use tool to plan and manage any kind of project. Create a project plan in no time by entering tasks, duration and start dates. Use the interactive Gantt chart to edit and update the tasks with simple iPad Gestures.

KeepSolid Launches A New Security App, WiFi Hotspot Protector, On iOS
Posted 6/15/2015 at 13:20 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
KeepSolid today releases WiFi Hotspot Protector 1.0, its new online protector for iOS devices. Always on guard for safety and security of users' sensitive information, WiFi Hotspot Protector helps anyone stay safe while surfing the web in airports, cafes, hotels & malls. The app scans public WiFi hotspots when connecting to them, notifies about possible security problems and guards activity and online communication. Through June 17th only, customers can get 30 days of the service free of charge.

Axtremex Micro SSD - Rapid USB 3.1 USB-C External Drive Launch
Posted 6/15/2015 at 13:19 UTC in Hardware by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Axtremex today announced its 45-day Indiegogo campaign to complete the development of their light and speedy Micro SSD. Made from solid zinc and weighing just 58 grams, the Axtremex Micro SSD is twice as fast as a standard USB 3.0 drive, twenty times faster than a USB 2.0 drive and holds up to a terabyte of data in a package no bigger than a credit card. Perfect for Apple's newly-released Retina MacBook, the Axtremex Micro SSD embraces the future by shipping with USB Type-C as standard.

BatchOutput PDF 2.2.14 Improves Print Workflow Flexibility
Posted 6/15/2015 at 13:19 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions releases BatchOutput PDF 2.2.14, a feature update to its solution to automate PDF printing with watched hot folders on OS X. With BatchOutput PDF, users only need to drop PDFs into hot folders and the files will be printed automatically using the assigned output preset, saving users the time and effort of printing the files manually. The new version adds an option to process files under workflows where PDF files initially arrive to hot folders with an alternative file extension.

Mac Backup Guru 5.0 Offers Improved Data Backup Options for Mac OS X
Posted 6/15/2015 at 13:18 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Auckland based MacDaddy today announces Mac Backup Guru 5.0, an important update to their innovative backup app for Mac OS X. Mac Backup Guru offers direct drive cloning, synchronization, and incremental snapshots of data. Users can backup small amounts of files and data, or entire drives full of data. Version 5.0 offers an improved interface, faster and more stable cloning ability, more intuitive scheduling, improved incremental snapshots, and better performing background synchronization.

MileBug LITE 3.1 for iOS adds Push Notifications and Cloud Stability
Posted 6/15/2015 at 13:18 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Izatt Apps today announces MileBug LITE 3.1, an update to the free version of their popular GPS mile tracker for iOS. Perfect for the mobile professional and entrepreneur, MileBug is a beautiful GPS mile tracker app that makes it easy to track your tax-deductible mileage on your mobile device. Version 3.1 LITE for iOS adds Push Notifications and brings greater stability to the MileBug Cloud, a cloud solution that will allow iOS and Android devices to share and sync data.

Fokus 2 - Multiple Monitor Support Is Here
Posted 6/12/2015 at 20:16 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Finnish company Didstopia today releases Fokus 2, a major upgrade to the popular productivity tool for Mac. Fokus 2 brings with it a host of new features, including support for multiple monitors, more dimming options and massive performance tweaks and improvements. Fokus works with most applications and windows, while boosting your productivity and reducing eye strain from your monitor. Fokus has a free demo available, which has all the features of the full version.

Live Sketchpad Lets Users Talk and Share Sketches in Real-Time
Posted 6/11/2015 at 1:08 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Live Sketchpad 1.2 from Wood Bear Pte Ltd lets users collaborate with someone across the street, or on the other side of the world, by placing a no-cost audio call via their existing Internet connection, and then sharing sketches on their screen in-real time. This no-cost iOS app is ideal for students, professionals and everyone else who prefers to chat & share sketches at the same time. Version 1.2 adds registration via mobile number, as well as the ability to pin multiple audio notes and more.

WaterField Unveils Ultra-thin, Ultra-protective Dash MacBook Sleeve
Posted 6/10/2015 at 12:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based WaterField Designs unveils the new Dash MacBook Sleeve in custom sizes for Apple's new 12-inch MacBook, and for contemporary 13-inch and 15-inch Macs. The ultra-light and compact Dash MacBook Sleeve safeguards Apple's slimmest Mac laptops with rugged protection minus bulk. Designed for people on the go, the handsome Dash MacBook sleeve looks professional whether headed to the boardroom or the cafe; it is available for pre-order from WaterField Designs' online store for $59.

PDF Checkpoint 1.7.9 Simplifies PDF Color Conversion
Posted 6/10/2015 at 12:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions today announces PDF Checkpoint 1.7.9, a maintenance update to its PDF preflight and conversion solution. Remarkably fast, PDF Checkpoint automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes multiple Adobe PDF files. The software can also convert the color of PDF document elements, downsample resolution and compress images. The new version recognizes color profiles in user's ColorSync folder, as well as in subfolders of all designated ICC profile locations.

Parallax It! Free app for adding 3D-like parallax effect to your photos
Posted 6/09/2015 at 15:58 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Qbikal Software LLC today introduces Parallax It! Free 1.0, their new iOS app that turns photos into stunning, 3D-like videos with music and text. With Parallax It! Free you have all of the tools to create high quality parallax videos without any previous experience. Final parallax videos can be saved and shared on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or any other social platform. This truly innovative app allows users to bring life to any photo in just a few minutes.

PhatWare Announces PhatPad 4.0 Note-taking and Presentation App for iPad
Posted 6/09/2015 at 15:58 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare Corporation today announces PhatPad 4.0, an update to their popular note-taking and collaboration app for iPad. PhatPad enables anyone to jot down ideas, bolster them with visual aides, and share finished ideas in real time. Version 4.0 is now optimized for iOS 8 and offers support for Pogo and Adonit Bluetooth styluses, integration with Moxtra power messaging technology, allowing for real time screen, voice and chat sharing as well as improved handwriting recognition functionality.

Apple Music adds streaming and more
Posted 6/08/2015 at 20:00 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple Music includes both access to the full Apple Music library, expert recommendations, Apple's take on the best new music, and unlimited skips on radio stations. Both individual and family plans are available.

iOS 9 preview available
Posted 6/08/2015 at 19:58 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iOS 9 Preview highlights new functionality such as enhancements to built in apps, split screen mode for apps, improvements to Siri, foundational improvements which also include battery life improvements, a new News app, enhancements to Notes, improvements to Maps including transit directions, Wallet replaces Passbook and adds loyalty cards, CarPlay improvements, multitasking, Picture in Picture, intelligent search recommendations, smaller updates and a Move to iOS app to easily switch from Android.

watchOS 2 preview available
Posted 6/08/2015 at 19:50 UTC in Apple Watch by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
watchOS 2 was announced with improvements to watch faces, complications, Time Travel, Nightstand mode, native apps, expanded functionality, transit directions, better Siri, Activation Lock and more.

OS X El Capitan preview available
Posted 6/08/2015 at 19:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
OS X El Capitan was announced at the WWDC 2015 keynote and preview details are available including Split View, enhanced Mission Control, enhancements to Spotlight, improvements to full screen and gestures in Mail, improvements to Notes, improvements to Photos, pinned sites and Airplay in Safari, transit information in Maps, new international features and overall performance improvements including Metal.

Routes 2 - Now available worldwide on the App Store
Posted 6/08/2015 at 13:16 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Clash Soft today announces Routes 2, a major update to its popular route planning app for iOS devices. Routes 2 has been completely programmed from scratch and features many improvements that are sure to delight travellers from all over the world. Travelers can now organize trips without restrictions, choosing the days of the trips and creating a route for each day. Users can add as many waypoints for each day as they want, there are no limits.

Instaviz 2.0 Diagram Sketching for iOS - Think with your Fingers
Posted 6/08/2015 at 13:16 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Pixelglow Software today announces Instaviz 2.0, a major rewrite of the first and best iOS diagram sketcher. Anyone can sketch, refine and share diagrams, mind maps, flowcharts and concept maps even faster and easier on the new version. Then refine ideas with different fonts, colors, styles, shapes and so much more. Version 2.0 offers fifteen new features. including a revamped user interface with clean, modern graphics, scrub-through settings, a thumbnail graph list and help demo videos.

Clipboard Peek Displays Clipboard Content in Today View and Apple Watch
Posted 6/06/2015 at 17:25 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Clipboard Peek by Masters & Savant is the innovative iPhone widget that lets users simply and quickly see the content they've copied to their clipboard in their iOS Today view - useful for photos, to-do lists, grocery lists, driving directions, meeting notes, and anything else people need to access often. The companion Apple Watch app provides an even more convenient view of the clipboard, allowing users to see it's contents without even needing to take out their phones.

Karelia Software Brings The Hit List to Apple Watch
Posted 6/04/2015 at 14:39 UTC in Apple Watch by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Karelia Software today releases The Hit List for iPhone version 2.3, now bringing The Hit List to the Apple Watch with support for Glances, plus a new Today widget for Notification Center and support for using 1Password with The Hit List Sync Service. An entirely new way to approach the app, The Hit List for Apple Watch presents direct access to the Today list in an elegant, efficient interface ideal for brief interactions. Free update for current v2.x customers; new is $14.99.

nVeil - New image remix tool for Mac: joins photos/video with vector art
Posted 6/03/2015 at 14:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Storek Studio today introduces nVeil, its innovative new graphic remix tool for Mac OS X. nVeil generates works of digital abstract cubism by filtering photos or video through vector-drawn veils. Colors and motion come from the source imagery, and can then be further modified with nVeil's controls. nVeil plays with the hidden image, always displaying a harmonic palette of colors, and syncs most music with nVeiled video, through the proximal incidence algorithm.

ArtistInfo enhances iTunes and Spotify with Relations among Musicians
Posted 6/03/2015 at 14:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Metason today releases ArtistInfo 2.4 , an update to their popular Mac app. ArtistInfo presents a concise overview of artists involved in a music album. Band members, musicians' biographies, played music instruments, discographies, performed musical genres, and upcoming concerts are displayed in detail. Version 2.4 offers synchronization with Spotify, and supports the playback of discovered album tracks and songs using either the local iTunes music collection or Spotify's audio streaming.

Japanese Dictionary 12.0 Released with Apple Watch Support
Posted 6/01/2015 at 19:04 UTC in Apple Watch by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iThinkdiff today announces Japanese Dictionary 12.0, an update to their popular bilingual dictionary app for iOS devices. Featuring a large database, Pronunciation, Online Translator, Phrase Book, Flash cards and games help both students and travelers to translate nearly anything from Japanese into English and vice versa. Version 12.0 introduces Apple Watch support. Now anyone can quickly see recent search history, bookmarked words, translation, phrases and word of the day in their watch.

uKind - iOS App to acknowledge acts of kindness and express gratitude
Posted 6/01/2015 at 19:04 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
uKind, Inc today announces uKind 1.1, a first-of-its kind social networking app for iOS devices. Free and requiring no registration, uKind allows anyone tp express gratitude to people around them for any act of kindness by sending a "Kindness Point" from a list of Facebook friends, Twitter followers, via email or a phone number. Users receive and accumulate Kindness Points from others for their acts of kindness and can redeem them for gift cards and other goods via mPOINTS within the app.

Arq Backup 4.12
Posted 6/01/2015 at 14:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.12 adds the following new features: Added support for "keyboard-interactive" SFTP authentication; Added a "reflog viewer" so you can recover an older backup-record list (see the help docs for more details); Added caching to speed up Dropbox read performance; Added caching to speed up OneDrive read performance; and In the agent menu, show next backup and last backup dates in relative form (e.g. 'Today'), formatted in the current locale.

In addition, it fixes the following issues: Fixed an issue where if Arq Agent were paused and the computer went to sleep, when it woke up Arq Agent would resume before it should.; Fixed an issue where the menu didn't refresh properly when a pause period expired; Check the SFTP server's host fingerprint and warn the user if it has changed (thanks to Sebastian Wyder for pointing this out!); Added a query parameter to get around Dropbox file limit issues; When Dropbox returns access-token error, prompt to re-authorize; Properly set cookies so that the OAuth 2 sign-in windows for the various services don't cache credentials; and Changed http check-for-udpdates URL to https.


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