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

newMacgadgets Introduces The iPad mini Counter And Wall Mounts
Posted 10/29/2015 at 17:55 UTC in Hardware by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
newMacgadgets today introduces secure all-acrylic displays for the new iPad mini. Designed with style and function in mind, the new iPad mini Retail Counter-Top Base offers a clean, sleek design, with all the safeguards needed to display the iPad Mini in a open environment. The new iPad mini Wall Mount Frame complements newMacgadgets best selling iPad Wall Mount Display. Both are made with clear acrylic and are ideal display for retailers, kiosks, conference rooms, hotels, schools and much more.

Output Factory Server for Adobe InDesign Now Supports OS X El Capitan
Posted 10/29/2015 at 17:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based Zevrix Solutions today announces Output Factory Server 1.2.3, 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 recently released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

Mac CRM app developer Ntractive releases Elements CRM 6.0.3
Posted 10/29/2015 at 17:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ntractive today announces Elements CRM 6.0.3, its cloud-based Mac Customer Relationship Management (Mac CRM) Solution for Mac business and enterprise. Elements CRM enables you to manage your business, automate business processes, make your data more useful and accessible, and improve your team's efficiency. The new Elements CRM 6.0.3 update includes customer feature requests, enhancements and fixes to its recent 6.0 release.

QuickerTek Inc. announces Wi-Fi and BT upgrades for Unibody Macbook Pro
Posted 10/29/2015 at 17:54 UTC in Hardware by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
QuickerTek today announces their new UCard product line upgrades with WiFi and BT capability to Unibody MacBooks. There are three Models to match each of the differing physical profiles of the Unibody Macbook Pro, including the non-retina Pro's. The Ucards use Apples built in drivers in Kexts just as the Airport cards do that Apple supplies in original new MacBooks. The Ucards antenna ports are matched to your Mac's stock configuration.

PDF Checkpoint Now Supports Mac OS X El Capitan: PDF Conversion Tool
Posted 10/26/2015 at 20:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces PDF Checkpoint 1.7.13, a compatibility update to its PDF preflight and conversion solution. Remarkably fast, PDF Checkpoint automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes Adobe PDF files. The software can also convert the color of PDF elements to specific ICC profile. For example, users can convert RGB PDF files to CMYK. The new version makes PDF Checkpoint compatible with the recently released Mac OS X El Capitan and is available on Mac App Store.

1Password for Mac 5.4.1
Posted 10/26/2015 at 18:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password for Mac 5.4.1 fixed an issue that caused the webpage to reload after using the in-app purchase feature.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.0.3 (El Capitan Edition)
Posted 10/25/2015 at 2:00 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 9.0.3 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds compatibility with OS X 10.11.1 and the latest versions of supported web browsers. It also addresses an issue in which Cocktail may fail to retrieve update information and contains other bug fixes.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro V4.6.0 Adds Support for Mac OS X El Capitan
Posted 10/23/2015 at 0:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MacXDVD Software today announces MacX DVD Ripper Pro 4.6.0, a significant update to their popular media conversion solution developed for Mac OS X. MacX DVD Ripper Pro is a general purpose utility that lets anyone decrypt, copy and rip DVDs to MP4, AVI, H.264, MOV, WMV, MKV and more to all Mac computers and laptops. Version 4.6.0 addresses a compatibility issue with Mac's new OS El Capitan, offer performance enhancements and speed boosts.

RailModeller Express 5.0 - Model Train & Slot Car Track Design for OS X
Posted 10/23/2015 at 0:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Isle of the Kakapo today announces RailModeller Express 5.0 their free model railroad and slot car layout design solution for Mac OS X. RailModeller Express offers sophisticated design tools that enable hobbyists to easily design model train and slot car track layouts via drag & drop. The app includes a library of parts covering over 200 track systems, allowing for custom designs of almost any layout a user can visualize. Layouts can be printed out, in sizes ranging from one page to full size.

Easy Spending personal finance App updated with automatic backup
Posted 10/23/2015 at 0:32 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Tekton Technologies today announces Easy Spending Expense Tracker 4.6, a major update to their money tracker for iOS devices.. Easy Spending was designed for its convenience and ease-of-use on the iPhone, and now updated with a beautiful UI and 'Automatic Backup' feature to protect all your financial data. Income, expense, and cash flow tracking is effortless with the nicely spaced out layout and bold fonts. Features include sync between devices, multiple years data storage, and easy search.

A Better Finder Rename 10 for Mac OS X launches with new features
Posted 10/22/2015 at 1:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
publicspace.net announces the immediate availability of the 10th generation of their 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 adds improved preview, change highlighting, a new look and a sophisticated multi-step renaming interface.

Twocanoes Releases Boot Runner 2.3 with OS X El Capitan Compatibility
Posted 10/22/2015 at 1:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software today announced the release of Boot Runner 2.3 with support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Boot Runner is the go-to startup solution for dual-boot Macs in classrooms, labs and enterprise workspace. Boot Runner makes it easy to manage startup of dual-boot Macs to assist users in selecting an operating system and for automating startup to ensure critical Windows security patches get installed at a specified time. Boot Runner 2.3 is a free update for Boot Runner 2 customers.

ConceptDraw PRO v10 by CS Odessa features a New SDL Diagrams Solution
Posted 10/21/2015 at 1:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based CS Odessa today announces the availability of a new Specification and Description Language (SDL) Solution in ConceptDraw Solution Park. SDL is a hierarchically diagramming language that defines a system using system, block, and process diagrams connected via channels. Based on ConceptDraw PRO's powerful vector drawing features, the SDL Solution allows you to build diagrams quickly and is available for free to current owners of ConceptDraw PRO v10.

Upgrading to new iPhone? Backup your SMS using SMS Backup app
Posted 10/21/2015 at 1:43 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Those of you who are purchasing the new iPhone, and want to transfer or preserve all your precious messages from your old iPhone, SMS Export Backup is the best option to backup all SMS/iMessages from iPhone to excel file. You can sort your messages based on multiple criteria, leveraging the sorting feature of a tabular format. With SMS Backup App, you can now save your messages rather than delete them to free up some memory on your iOS devices.

Tropical Software Announces TopXNotes for iOS 1.5 Released
Posted 10/21/2015 at 1:43 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Tropical Software today announced that its TopXNotes for iOS is now a Freemium Suite comprised of TopXNotes Free, TopXNotes, and TopXNotes Pro. TopXNotes 1.5 for iOS features note creation and editing in landscape and portrait modes, emailing a note, backup/restore to the device, clickable hot links, and note synchronization (NoteSync) with TopXNotes for Mac. The TopXNotes family will keep your notes synchronized between TopXNotes for Mac and TopXNotes for iOS.

Neoappz Introduces Instant Translator 1.0 for iOS
Posted 10/21/2015 at 1:43 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mobile application development company, Neoappz today introduces Instant Translator 1.0, their new app for iOS devices. Instant Translator is a useful app which translates words to another language as they are spoken. It allows users to have a voice or text conversation with a person who do not speak their language. The app supports over 90 languages. Instant Translator also has a multi device communication feature which allows users to communicate using two devices.

CodeSwitch for Mac OS X Automatically Converts Objective-C Code to Swift
Posted 10/21/2015 at 1:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Nextep today announces CodeSwitch 1.0, their development code converter for Mac OS X. CodeSwitch saves time, money, and frustration for developers by efficiently converting legacy Objective-C code into Apple's new Swift programming language. Converting legacy code to Swift with CodeSwitch is as easy as performing a simple copy-and-paste of the code. The app allows development teams to make use of resources that would normally be spent on learning a new language and converting code.

Pixelmator 3.4 Twist Adds Support for OS X El Capitan
Posted 10/15/2015 at 20:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
The Pixelmator Team today announces Pixelmator 3.4 Twist, a major update to its full-featured, powerful, and fast image editor for Mac OS X. Pixelmator takes full advantage of the latest Mac technologies, giving you speedy, powerful tools that let you touch up and enhance images, draw or paint, apply dazzling effects and so much more. Version 3.4 introduces full support for OS X El Capitan, adds the new Split View feature, brings a new Photos Extension with Metal-based Distort tools and more.

DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.8.7 with El Capitan updates and more
Posted 10/15/2015 at 20:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC updates all editions of its intelligent information and document manager DEVONthink as well as the smart notebook DEVONnote. DEVONthink and DEVONnote help its users classify and organize documents effortlessly with unique artificial intelligence. Version 2.8.7 brings compatibility changes for OS X El Capitan, a faster and more reliable synchronization, and improved Evernote import. The updates are free and recommended for all users.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.0.2 (El Capitan Edition)
Posted 10/15/2015 at 1:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain has announced Cocktail 9.0.2 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version addresses some compatibility issues with System Integrity Protection and contains overall performance improvements. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (El Capitan Edition).

RSS Follower released for OS X - Free Modern Tool for Reading News
Posted 10/15/2015 at 1:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Kiev based Aperio Lux today introduces RSS Follower, a brand-new modern and powerful application for reading news. Designed especially for OS X, RSS Follower makes reading the news more simple and convenient. The app provides unique instruments to navigate through the news as well as to download any attachments, podcasts, or other enclosures that users are interested in. Users can read, share, and search the news by using a clean and intuitive interface.

Microsoft released update Office 2016 apps
Posted 10/14/2015 at 0:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Microsoft released update Office 2016 apps that include both security and other updates and fixes.

Apple releases Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad 2 and Magic Mouse 2
Posted 10/14/2015 at 0:32 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has released updated versions of their standard keyboard, trackpad and mouse which now include force touch among other improvements.

Informant for OS X - The one Calendar/Task solution for professionals
Posted 10/14/2015 at 0:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Web Information Solutions today announces Desktop Informant, the next milestone of the ground-breaking Calendar/Task app for Mac OS X. Desktop Informant is the premier Calendar/Task planner for OS X, and with the companion products available on iOS and Android, it's the one app that gives professionals the power to stay truly organized no matter where they are. This is a major update that includes support for El Capitan, a brand new Stacked Week View, as well as over a hundred improvements.

PhatWare Updates WritePad Pro Universal Notes App for iOS 9
Posted 10/14/2015 at 0:23 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Spokane based PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad Pro 3.1, an important update to their popular universal note-taking app for iOS devices. WritePad Pro is an advanced word processing, note-taking, and document management app which also takes full advantage of PhatWare's state-of-the-art handwriting recognition technology. Version 3.1 has been optimized for iOS 9 and now features an improved handwriting recognition keyboard, which can be used in any iPad or iPhone app.

LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign Now Supports Mac OS X El Capitan
Posted 10/14/2015 at 0:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Toronto based Zevrix Solutions today announces LinkOptimizer 4.9.49, a compatibility update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer allows to reduce InDesign link size and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data, perform essential image adjustments, convert image formats and more. The new version makes LinkOptimizer compatible with the recently released Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

Pariksha Labs adds automated summary creation capability to its news app
Posted 10/12/2015 at 19:08 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Pariksha Labs has announced inNews: The Big News Now 3.4, India's first news app that uses an automated summary generator to offer users the ability to see a short summary of an article. inNews: The Big News Now uses sophisticated text semantic analysis and summation technology in addition to its automated related article technology giving it an innovative edge amongst news aggregation apps. The company is working on cross language technology, personalization and smart notifications.

Space-O Launches New Psychology App - Mind Miracles
Posted 10/12/2015 at 19:08 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Space-O today announces Mind Miracles 2.0.1 for iOS, a revolutionary new psychology app based on the principles of New Thought. By using the power of their own mind, Mind Miracles allows anyone to easily solve a range of common problems, ranging from depression to insomnia, to relationship issues. The app utilises cartoons and animations to teach the user how their own mind works. It then provides easy-to-use techniques that can be implemented by the user to overcome their problem.

DriveDx 1.4.1 for Mac - Save yourself from Data Loss and Downtime
Posted 10/09/2015 at 5:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BinaryFruit today announces the immediate availability of DriveDx 1.4.1, its latest solution for SSD and HDD health diagnostics and monitoring. The most important new feature is support of external USB/FireWire drive S.M.A.R.T. diagnostic on OS X El Capitan. DriveDx 1.4.1, most likely, is the first app on the market that has this feature. Because DriveDx tracks more indicators of impending failure than any other product on the market, users will get advanced warning before their drives fail.

Assembly 1.0 for iOS Harks a New Era of Graphic Design
Posted 10/09/2015 at 5:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Pixite LLC announced today the launch of Assembly 1.0, the easiest, most powerful vector design app for iOS devices. Assembly lets users create beautiful logos, characters, icons and illustrative scenes using professional level tools in a simple package that anyone can design with. The key to simplifying the design process and at the same time producing beautiful artwork is Assembly's unique building block approach to design, a concept refined through the input of professional graphic designers.

Stubblr launches mobile app to change the way fans buy and sell tickets
Posted 10/09/2015 at 5:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Brooklyn-made Stubblr Inc. today introduces Stubblr 1.0.1, their new mobile app that aims to change the way fans buy and sell sports, concert and theater tickets. Stubblr combines geo-location, social components and real-time messaging to enable safe, secure transactions. The app aims to tear down the barriers established by traditional marketplaces, and create a safe environment that empowers buyers and sellers to transact directly in real-time.

App Tamer 2.1 makes El Capitan cooler, quieter and more power efficient
Posted 10/09/2015 at 5:12 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
St. Clair Software delivers an update today for App Tamer, its Macintosh utility that manages applications to deliver more efficient CPU usage, increased battery life and quieter operation. App Tamer's unique AutoStop capability automatically slows down or pauses applications when you switch away from them, and then restarts them when you click back to them. This version delivers compatibility with El Capitan and improves support for a number of applications.

Marked 2.5 released for OS X
Posted 10/08/2015 at 1:07 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Brett Terpstra today releases Marked 2.5 for OS X. Marked is a live-updating Markdown preview application and a full set of tools for writers. Users can edit text documents in their favorite editor and Marked will provide the tools needed for previewing, proofreading, and polishing. Marked 2.5 is a major update, adding multilingual Spelling and Grammar checking, support for new applications, expanded export options, and advanced features for integration in writing workflows.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.0.1 (El Capitan Edition)
Posted 10/08/2015 at 1:07 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain has announced Cocktail 9.0.1 (El Capitan Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X El Capitan 10.11. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds OS X El Capitan 10.11 compatibility and fixes miscellaneous bugs discovered in the previous release. It also contains overall performance improvements. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (El Capitan Edition).

AweCal - A Complete Organizer Suite is Available Now
Posted 10/08/2015 at 1:07 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
AweSoft today announces AweCal 3.0.1, an update to its easy-to-use organizer suite developed for iOS/OSX. Perfect for busy individuals, business organizations, from school, or at home, AweCal is a great tool to manage appointments, tasks and notes with minimum time and cost. This app was designed specifically to help you manage day-to-day appointments, tasks and notes. Now offering more advanced features with improved stability, AweCal is an all-in-one calendar app to help manage your life.

NetSpot 2.4.623 for Mac - new features, enhancements, and fixes
Posted 10/07/2015 at 2:01 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Atlanta based NetSpot, the award-winning wireless network survey app for Mac, has released a new build on version 2.4. NetSpot 2.4.623 includes three new features: AP indicators in 3 new sizes, option to export only the surveyed part of your map, and the ability to easily copy network's name MAC-address into clipboard. NetSpot 2.4.623 also has enhanced how you add custom aliases to networks in the sidebar, map calibrations usability, and how the heatmap is generated on Retina displays.

Typinator 6.7 takes scripting support to the next level
Posted 10/07/2015 at 2:01 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today announced the release of Typinator 6.7, a new version of their popular text expander. is scriptable. This means that you can control many aspects of Typinator via AppleScript or JavaScript. Typinator 6.7 also expands the range of possibilities for using scripts in your expansions. Scripts can now be stored in compiled form, which makes the execution of scripts much faster and more robust. In addition to AppleScript, these scripts can now also be written in JavaScript.

PhatWare Releases Multiplatform WritePad Handwriting Recognition SDK
Posted 10/07/2015 at 2:00 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad Software Development Kit (SDK) 5.2. The WritePad Software Development Kit enables third-party application developers and OEMs to take advantage of the state-of-the-art handwriting recognition technology on iOS, Android OS, Windows and Windows Phone. WritePad SDK can also be used with Xamarin Studio, which significantly simplifies development of handwriting recognition enabled-applications and allows to share business logic across multiple platforms.

DynamoLogic Solutions launches Scanify 1.0 for iPhone and iPad
Posted 10/03/2015 at 6:20 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DynamoLogic Solutions introduces Scanify 1.0, their new productivity app developed for iOS devices. Acting as a handy shopping companion for the user, Scanify scans, parses and generates QR and Barcodes. The app deciphers the widely used linear and two-dimensional barcodes including QR Codes, Aztec Codes and Data Matrix Codes. The parsed information helps users in a comparative market research to discover the best places that offer the most attractive deals and viable product prices.

ChronoSync Updated With El Capitan Support
Posted 10/03/2015 at 6:19 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Econ Technologies updates ChronoSync to version 4.6.4 with fixes related to OS X El Capitan. ChronoSync, the the complete Mac backup, bootable backup, and folder synchronizing app works with any device you can connect to a Mac such as external drives, thumb drives, network volumes, remote Macs, or even a PC. Additionally the update includes fixes to problems with establishing IPv6 network connections. Whether it's a minor or major update all existing users update for free.

Numerics for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch now supports iOS 9 and watchOS 2
Posted 10/03/2015 at 6:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Numerics, the unified business dashboard app to track key performance metrics from various cloud services on the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV & Apple Watch has been updated to support iOS 9 & watchOS 2. Numerics 4.1 adds support for all the new iOS 9 productivity features including Split View, Slide Over & Spotlight Search. Numerics for Apple Watch is completely re-designed from the ground up with the new watchOS 2 paradigms and introduces complications for Modular, Utility & Mickey Mouse watch faces.

Commander One 1.1, OS X file manager, supports El Capitan
Posted 10/03/2015 at 6:19 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Eltima earlier introduced Commander One, their first product developed entirely in Swift. Commander One is designed to help you manage your Mac's content in a simpler, smarter way. Eltima now announces that Commander One 1.1 is fully compatible with El Capitan, the latest major upgrade to OS X. The revamped security system has disabled some Mac apps but Commander One 1.1 remains unaffected. You can upgrade to OS X El Capitan and continue using full functionality of this file manager.

Commander One 1.1, OS X file manager, supports El Capitan
Posted 10/01/2015 at 0:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Eltima earlier introduced Commander One, their first product developed entirely in Swift. Commander One is designed to help you manage your Mac's content in a simpler, smarter way. Eltima now announces that Commander One 1.1 is fully compatible with El Capitan, the latest major upgrade to OS X. The revamped security system has disabled some Mac apps but Commander One 1.1 remains unaffected. You can upgrade to OS X El Capitan and continue using full functionality of this file manager.

Solunar Calendar 2.0 - Discover Best Hunting Times
Posted 10/01/2015 at 0:43 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Lifeware Solutions introduces Solunar Calendar 2.0, a new hunting time calendar for iOS devices. Solunar Calendar helps you plan your hunting trips by predicting specific days and times with high probability of hunting success. Discover the best hunting times based on the Moon and Sun information on a calendar, take pictures of your trophies and mark your best hunting spots on a map. Add daily notes in the calendar, get the weather forecast, automatic positioning by GPS and so much more.

Twocanoes releases Winclone 5.4 with OS X 10.11 El Capitan compatibility
Posted 10/01/2015 at 0:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software today released Winclone 5.4 with support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Winclone 5 is the easiest solution for cloning Windows on a Mac Boot Camp partition and is the premiere migration solution for Windows on the Mac. Winclone easily clones Windows for backup or migration to a new Mac. Winclone 5 is available in Basic, Standard and Pro editions. Version 5.4 introduces support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Effortless Disk-to-disk cloning.

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