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

FmPro Migrator 7.58 Adds FileMaker 14 Merge Database Automation
Posted 7/31/2015 at 13:38 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based .com Solutions Inc. has released FmPro Migrator Developer Edition 7.58 for Mac OS X and Windows. FileMaker developers can use the Merge Database/Table Consolidation process to upgrade older multi-file solutions into easier to maintain FileMaker Pro 14 single file solutions. Upgrading to FileMaker Pro 14 also offers developers the opportunity to take advantage of the latest design, development and security features included with FileMaker Pro Advanced 14 and FileMaker Server 14.

Lync for Mac 14.1.1
Posted 7/29/2015 at 1:14 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Lync for Mac has been updated to version 14.1.1.

Office for Mac 15.12.3 is now available
Posted 7/29/2015 at 1:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Office for Mac 15.12.3 is now available for download through the software update utility and includes updates to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote.

Stairways Software releases Keyboard Maestro 7.0
Posted 7/29/2015 at 1:08 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Stairways Software Pty Ltd today releases Keyboard Maestro 7.0, an update to its powerful productivity enhancer for OS X. Keyboard Maestro can help improve almost every aspect of using your Mac. Version 7 continues the long tradition of putting more power at your finger tips. Version 7 refines the editor in a variety of ways, adding autocomplete, inserting actions by name, coloring and renaming actions, integrated access to the wiki help, macro triggering and modification history and much more.

LinkOptimizer 4.9.46 for InDesign Adds New Photoshop Action Options
Posted 7/29/2015 at 1:08 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.46, a feature update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. LinkOptimizer lets users reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by resizing images to their InDesign dimensions at the target resolution, as well as converting colors and file formats. The new version gives users an option to run Photoshop actions prior to all other processing, which is especially helpful for applying smart filters before image is resized.

IUI Enterprise - Radically Simplify the Project Management Process
Posted 7/27/2015 at 16:07 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Infrastructure Upgrade, Inc. introduces its IUI Enterprise's Secure Socket Layer (SSL) online platform and dashboard tied to IUI Enterprise 1.0 for the iPad. This groundbreaking SSL solution and iPad application is designed for architects, engineers, geologists, oceanographers, biologists, planners and IT professionals. Utilize Infrastructure Upgrade, Inc.'s sophisticated iPad data aggregation, modeling and visualization to solve the most complex planning problems.

Mac OS X Barcode Creator Goes Postal
Posted 7/27/2015 at 16:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Popular OS X barcode creator, Barcode Basics 3.0 has now arrived at the Mac App Store and adds support for 9 new barcode types. Most of the new codes are used in national postal systems. Barcode Basics focusses on giving you professional level features, such as bar width reduction, vector output, truncation, and more. The app includes all the functions needed by graphic designers and art workers to produce industry standard barcodes which will work well on press.

Image Sizer 1.3 for iOS Offers Photo Editing and Resizing for Instagram
Posted 7/24/2015 at 14:35 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
G-Power Team announces the release of Image Sizer 1.3, an important update to their photo editing app for iOS devices. Image Sizer includes a collection of easy to use photo editing tools that makes quick and easy work of resizing and posting pics to Instagram, Facebook, and other popular social networks. Anyone can move, rotate, scale or flip photos, add filters, and more to make their photos stand out. Version 1.3 adds new filters, colors, and shapes, as well as a new photo crop tool.

Merlin Project 3.1 - perfect with other apps - now with AppleScript
Posted 7/23/2015 at 18:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
ProjectWizards, Inc. has released Merlin Project 3.1, the market-leading project-management software for Mac OS X. With support for AppleScript, version 3.1 has expanded its extensive connections to popular and important third-party apps. The integrated interfaces already make Merlin Project the perfect team player. Whether users import entire projects from Microsoft Project or just export individual tables from Microsoft Excel, Merlin Project lets users exchange data effortlessly.

Stacks 2.5 - The Most Elegant Way to Convert Currency
Posted 7/22/2015 at 21:28 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
WapleStuff today announces Stacks 2.5, an update to their popular iOS app. Designed to be simple and straight forward, Stacks automatically converts prices in a webpage to your desired currency. The app also comes with two today widgets; Quick Converter and Exchange Rates, so your currency conversion is always just a swipe away. Stacks 2.5 includes many new features and improvements, including Apple Watch Support, New Exchange Rate Widget, Smart Pasting and much more.

Announcing eva for iOS - The New Video Social Network
Posted 7/22/2015 at 21:28 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Forbidden Technologies plc today introduces eva 0.9.9, its new video social network for iOS devices. Built from the bottom up using the world's leading cloud video editing technology, eva is beautiful, simple-to-use and empowers people to express themselves through video. At the heart of eva is the "evafeed," a public stream of consciousness with content that is relevant to each users' interests, location & who they follow. As soon as the app is launched, the evafeed plays immediately.

Default Folder X 4.7.3 delivers compatibility updates
Posted 7/22/2015 at 21:28 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Denver-based St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 4.7.3 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 4.7.3 brings compatibility fixes and supports El Capitan if System Integrity Protection is turned off.

copyThing 5 synchronizes media and playlists from iPhone to iTunes
Posted 7/22/2015 at 21:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
crispSofties introduces the all new copyThing 5, a Mac utility to transfer music and more from iPhone to iTunes. copyThing connects with iPhones, iPads & iPods and makes it very easy to identify media content on those devices which is missing from your iTunes library. Media and playlists can be synchronized with one click, without the fear of ending up with duplicates in iTunes. Version 5 has been completely re-written from scratch to significantly enhance and simplify the user experience.

Hyperbolic Software Releases Tidy Up 4.1.2: A Complete Duplicate Finder
Posted 7/22/2015 at 21:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Hyperbolic Software today announces Tidy Up 4.1.2, the latest version of the award-winning duplicate finder and disk tidying utility. Tidy Up has become a must-have utility to reclaim disk space being taken up by duplicate files and packages. Tidy Up locates duplicate items using a wide range of criteria including owner application; time created or modified, name, label, extension and content. Version 4.1.2 introduces many new features to this already comprehensive tool.

Movavi Mac Cleaner Improves System Performance and Saves Disc Space
Posted 7/20/2015 at 14:08 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Movavi today announces Mac Cleaner 1.3 for Mac OS X, their affordable new utility that helps anyone keep their computers running at optimum speed. Movavi Mac Cleaner effectively and efficiently restores your Mac's performance, reclaiming plenty of storage space by regularly removing junk files without the risk of data loss. This useful application scans the entire computer, recognizing files that are no longer needed while leaving personal files alone.

InSilico presents Squeezer 1.3: Web Minifier/Compiler/Compressor for OSX
Posted 7/20/2015 at 14:07 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
InSili.co today announces Squeezer 1.3, an important update of its web resources minifier, compiler and compressor. Developed exclusively for Mac OS X, Squeezer offers advanced code minification and compilation for a wide variety of web languages, as well as the option of batch image optimization and compression. Featuring an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, Squeezer directly supports JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Literate CoffeeScript, TypeScript, Babel/ES6 and much more.

Monochrome 3.0.1 is now available at the Mac App Store
Posted 7/20/2015 at 14:07 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
einstein's legacy v2.0, LLC todat announces Monochrome 3.0.1 for OS X, an application for post-processing batches of color images to grayscale. Monochrome gives you control over the conversion process and applied effects, so you can create a consistent set of output images. The 3.0.1 Update improves UI responsiveness, adds a histogram tool along with additional GPU-based image effects, and provides Full Screen and high-resolution drawing support.

Apple refreshes the iPod touch
Posted 7/16/2015 at 1:36 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple refreshed the iPod touch to add an A8 processor, new colors and a few other minor enhancements. They also updated the iPod nano and iPod shuffles with new colors.

Sweetlicious 2.2 for iOS - Available Today Worldwide
Posted 7/16/2015 at 1:31 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Today App Viper announced their popular app, Sweetlicious is now available worldwide. Sweetlicious is a food navigation app that helps find decadent desserts near you. Locating a treat is as easy as pressing one of the dessert icons. Tap any result to view detailed information including its name, address, photo, hours, phone number, and rating. Get point to point navigation, save to favorites or share with friends Twitter, Facebook, text message, email or AirDrop.

LightTable 2.2.1 is now available at the Mac App Store
Posted 7/16/2015 at 1:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
einstein's legacy today announces LightTable 2.2.1 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 2.2.1 update improves UI responsiveness, adds a histogram tool along with additional GPU-based image effects, and provides Full Screen and high-resolution drawing support.

CS Odessa Releases Its First iPad App - Diagram Viewer
Posted 7/16/2015 at 1:31 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
CS Odessa introduces Diagram Viewer 1.1 for iOS, designed to assist individuals who need to view business graphics files. Serving as an excellent adjunct product to ConceptDraw PRO, Diagram Viewer gives users an extra degree of flexibility when working and viewing business graphics and diagramming images. Diagram Viewer for iPad makes for a great viewing tool of content graphic for people who work with either ConceptDraw PRO v10 or Visio 2013 formats.

PhatWare Releases WritePad 9.0 Notetaker for iPhone and Apple Watch
Posted 7/14/2015 at 14:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare Corp. today announces WritePad 9.0, a major version upgrade of the popular note-taking and handwriting recognition software for iPhones. Utilizing PhatWare's award-winning handwriting recognition technology for text input, version 9.0 now features Apple Watch extension allowing users to view and modify notes on their Watch. The app also features improved synchronization with major cloud services, including iCloud, Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive.

Pixelmator for iOS Gets an Update
Posted 7/14/2015 at 14:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Pixelmator Team today releases Pixelmator for iOS 2.0.2, an update to its full-featured, powerful, and easy-to-use image-editing app for iPad and iPhone devices. Pixelmator for iOS 2.0.2 adds Dynamic Touch to all Retouch tools, redefines the performance of its desktop-class Repair tool, enhances the Photo Editing extension, and more. The Pixelmator Team also introduces a free User Guide book and five new, inspiring Pixelmator-for-iPhone video tutorials.

LaunchCode App instills the human interface into your iPhone
Posted 7/13/2015 at 21:25 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Intelligent Apps LLC today announces LaunchCode Shortcut with Notification Center 1.1 for iOS, an intelligent productivity app that streamlines daily tasks and instills human interface into your phone. Humans communicate nonverbally in ways, such as with gestures, numbers, letters and symbols, and now can communicate with the iPhone the same way. Users assign custom symbols for the most used tasks on the main app screen. The current version can launch more than 1800 tasks.

Groceries+ 2.0 for iOS and Apple Watch - Intelligent Shopping Assistant
Posted 7/13/2015 at 21:24 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
FancyTaps, Inc. today announces Groceries+ 2.0, an important update to their popular intelligent shopping assistant for iOS devices and the Apple Watch. With the ability to enter their shopping list via text or talk, users simply type or say what they need, and Groceries+ will automatically add it to the shopping list. Once shopping is finished, users just shake their device to clear all the shopping items, ready to start a new shopping list! Version 2.0 includes an iPad version.

Bix 1.0.1 is now available in the Mac App Store
Posted 7/13/2015 at 21:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
einstein's legacy today introduces Bix 1.0.1 for OS X, a movie playlist tool for fullscreen and multi-screen playback. Built on Apple's AVFoundation technology, Bix lets you easily organize and configure playlists, trimming individual clips as needed, for use in kiosk and digital signage applications. Bix separates your clips from their playback settings giving you the freedom to changes to the display location, looping mode and other behaviors without making any changes to your movies.

MPaja Ltd releases Viskey 2.1 for iOS - The Visible Keyboard
Posted 7/09/2015 at 17:24 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MPaja Ltd today announces Viskey 2.1, an update to their popular third party keyboard for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Viskey is aimed for anyone who needs reading glasses, for those who enjoy outdoors, and for low vision users, including optional support for self voicing the letters and words and full support for VoiceOver. The app provides large text preview and good contrast. Version 2.1 improves upon existing features and minor bug fixes.

Phlo - the universal search box now designed for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Posted 7/09/2015 at 17:24 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Cynapse today announces Phlo 3.1 for iOS, the ideal way to search on a mobile device. It lets you type your search once, on an iPhone, iPad or Mac, and jump straight to results from any search engine. Phlo comes pre-loaded with over 30 major search engines, social networks and other news and info sites including Google, DuckDuckGo, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Reddit, Wikipedia and more. The new version also bundles in various bug fixes and improvements.

Office 2016 is now available for Office 365 subscribers
Posted 7/09/2015 at 17:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Office 2016 is now available for Office 365 subscribers including new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

PhatWare Releases WritePad Pro Featuring Improved Cloud Integration
Posted 7/08/2015 at 20:55 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad Pro 2.4, an important update to the advanced word processing, note-taking, and handwriting recognition app for iPhone and iPad. WritePad Pro offers advanced shorthand features, which enables users to format text using written commands. Version 2.4 offers improved integration with major Cloud services allowing users to open & save documents anywhere. WritePad Pro is a universal app running iOS 7 or iOS 8 and is currently available at a reduced price.

Forecast and Target your iPhone Battery Life with Battery Forecaster 2
Posted 7/08/2015 at 20:55 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
InvenCode today releases Battery Forecaster 2, an update to their smart battery app for iOS. Combining the most intelligent & simple innovations, BF2 is tailored specifically to an individual's usage patterns to forecast battery life as well as offering a target time feature to further customize & manage the life of the iPhone battery. It is also equipped with a watch guide feature that monitors the user's patterns and provides guidelines about usage to reach the targeted time with Apple Watch.

SCSC Releases Scannerz 1.9.9.75 with Phoenix for Mac OS X, Version 2.0
Posted 7/08/2015 at 20:55 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Software and Computer System Company has released Scannerz Version 1.9.9.75 for the Mac OS X operating system. Scannerz employs advanced hard drive and SSD analysis algorithms not employed by any other hard drive scanning tool available on the market. The new version of Scannerz now includes the new Phoenix Version 2.0 as well as Performance Probe and FSE. This new release is fully Yosemite compatible and remains compatible with previous Mac OS X down through Snow Leopard (MacOS 10.6).

Kyber and IFTTT simplify your life through machine-to-human messaging
Posted 7/08/2015 at 20:54 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Kyber and IFTTT announce the new Kyber channel on IFTTT to support their mission of simplifying people's lives. Kyber's unique approach to contextual messaging helps you make things happen with the people you care about. Messages are synced to a recipient's to-do list or calendar, saving time and ensuring tasks are completed. With the IFTTT integration, Kyber extends its messaging and productivity platform to popular Internet services and connected devices, making it the hub of your life.

WaterField Unveils Lightweight Vitesse Messenger for Bike and Work
Posted 7/08/2015 at 0:47 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
WaterField Designs unveils the multifunctional Vitesse Messenger, a lightweight, handsome bag for bike commuting, city use, or professional office wear. Lighter than the standard messenger bag, the Vitesse includes just the essentials: a dedicated internal pocket to hold up to a 15-inch MacBook in a sleeve, three hand-deep pockets for smaller items, and waterproof zippered front pockets with a hidden Ultrasuede phone pouch big enough for an iPhone 6 Plus. Shipping begins by July 15, 2015.

RESTfm Goes Open Source - RESTful Web Services for FileMaker Server
Posted 7/08/2015 at 0:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Melbourne-based FileMaker solutions provider, Goya Pty Ltd has open sourced their RESTful Web Services product for FileMaker Server. RESTfm allows you to share your FileMaker Server based data with a RESTful Web Service API and allow access to read, create, edit and delete records from any application that has web access. Previously a paid product, RESTfm is now free and open source, with a paid support model so everyone has the ability to try it and see the benefits for themselves.

HashTagger 1.0 released - Companion app for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Posted 7/05/2015 at 18:33 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Marc Mennigmann today introduces HashTagger 1.0 for iPhone and iPad. Optimized to provide an easy and streamlined workflow, HashTagger is a tool for writing better texts with hashtags for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or any other hashtag-enabled social media network. You can easily individualize the categories and hashtags to your needs, and have access to them with a simple tap. HashTag-favorites and a list of the recently used tags further help you focussing on the text.

9to5Mac review of Paste clipboard manager
Posted 7/05/2015 at 18:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
9to5Mac review of Paste clipboard manager highlights how the clipboard manager stands out from others with a colorful interface with large previews.

GoMark Automatically Marks Photos with Time, Place, Date, Altitude, Temp
Posted 7/02/2015 at 22:25 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Blacksand Apps Studio Inc. today introduces GoMark 1.0 for iOS. GoMark automatically determines the time, location, temperature, or altitude and adds beautifully designed marks to your photos. The app doesn't require any set up and is very easy to use. Information can be inserted onto photos using any one of 15 unique and stylish designs. These designs enhance any/all photos to give them added meaning and trendy design elements.

BBEdit 11.1.1 addresses reported issues
Posted 7/02/2015 at 22:24 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 11.1.1 is a focused maintenance update to address issues reported in BBEdit 11.0 through 11.1.

Tune Sweeper 4 released for Mac OS X - iTunes Cleaner Software
Posted 7/02/2015 at 13:28 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Wide Angle Software today announces Tune Sweeper 4, an important update to their iTunes clean-up utility for Mac OS X. Tune Sweeper 4 contains a wider range of features over its predecessor to help keep iTunes music libraries clean and organized. The app not only keeps iTunes libraries duplicate free and free from missing files, but also fixes missing artwork and track information too. Version 4 also adds a new modern interface that makes using the software more accessible and easier than ever.

Zerodebug releases audiomux 2.0 - Adding tons of new features
Posted 7/02/2015 at 13:28 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zerodebug today announces audiomux 2.0, an update to its popular app. audiomux is capable of streaming audio to a Mac or Windows PC via the standard 30pin/lightning USB cable. Effortlessly integrate your iOS apps into your music production environment, just like you would use a plugin. Easily stream from/to and between multiple devices at once. Version 2.0 brings support for Windows and IAA, VSTs & AUs for easy integration into a DAW, an internal Mixer and much more.

Fews - Read the best news feeds from 25 countries on iOS and Android
Posted 7/02/2015 at 13:28 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
AppGeneration has just released a new Free media app for iOS and Android called Fews - Your Essential Daily News. With Fews you can read the best news feeds from more than 25 countries, from tech blogs to local news, sports, economy and lifestyle. You can also listen to the news while driving, thanks to the app's text-to-speech feature. Moreover, this app is very intuitive, it allows you to read the latest news or listen to them in a very practical way, by just pressing a button.

Logo Pop Free Updated to Version 1.2 on the Mac App Store
Posted 7/01/2015 at 15:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
128bit Technologies today releases an update to Logo Pop Free, its popular vector based logo design app for Mac OS X. Need a new logo to give a memorable first impression for your new business or service? Easily create a professional looking vector based logo, and and then use it online or in print with support for all popular image formats including transparent PNGs. Logo Pop Free is the only free logo design application on the Mac App Store that doesn't require in-app purchases to work.

Corduroy Code introduces Fileloupe 1.0 for Mac OS X - New Media Browser
Posted 7/01/2015 at 15:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Corduroy Code today introduces Fileloupe 1.0, a new Mac app that combines the features of a photo viewer, video player and document browser into a single, exceptionally fast application. With an emphasis on speed and performance, Fileloupe is able to easily handle thousands of files and does not require a lengthy import process. Harnessing the power of Apple's Quick Look technology, Fileloupe offers users one of the fastest ways to browse, view and share photos, videos, PDFs and documents.

10 years of Typinator - anniversary discount on all Ergonis products
Posted 7/01/2015 at 15:22 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. 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. 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.

Posterino 3.2 now available on Mac App Store featuring new Mosaic-Crop
Posted 7/01/2015 at 15:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Posterino 3, Zykloid Software's latest iteration of its popular custom collage app, is now available to download from the Mac App store. The latest version facilitates the creation of beautiful photo collages with a number of new features. Users can expect more flexibility, improved workflow and easy sharing. The results are expert collages produced by simple mouse clicks. Version 3.2 adds a new feature called "Mosaic-Crop."

PhatWare Releases Penquills 2 handwriting recognition text input system
Posted 7/01/2015 at 15:21 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spokane based PhatWare Corporation today announces Penquills 2.0, an important update to their popular advanced two-in-one custom keyboard for iPhones. Penquills can be used in any iPhone app, and allows users to input text using single character, or free-style natural handwriting recognition technology. The new version of Penquills now supports 6 languages, including English (US and UK), German, French, Italian, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), and Spanish.

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