January 2016 Archived News - From newest -> oldest...

Little Snitch 3.6.2 includes numerous fixes
Posted 1/30/2016 at 7:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 3.6.2 fixed an incompatibility of the Little Snitch Installer with some older OS X versions; Fixed a memory leak in Little Snitch Configuration; Fixed a crash in Little Snitch Configuration that could occur when creating a Diagnostics Report; Fixed an issue that could cause the Connection Alert to become unresponsive to user interaction; Fixed a rare issue that could cause a kernel panic; Improved Installer to reliably terminate Little Snitch Configuration during installation; and Fixed an issue when turning off Silent Mode causing connection alerts for terminated processes to appear.

Quicken 2016 3.0.4
Posted 1/22/2016 at 23:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Quicken 2016 3.0.4 is a minor update to 3.0.3 that includes several targeted fixes: Fixed an issue that could cause random crashes after upgrading to OS X v10.11 (El Capitan); Fixed an issue that prevented Quicken from importing certain Quicken 2007 files. Quicken could crash and/or display a message that said “An error occurred while preparing the file to be imported”. Customers that experienced this error should now be able to import their 2007 file; Fixed an issue where Quicken could crash after editing a transaction in the register; Fixed issues where downloading or syncing could show errors 500, 502, 503, or 504; and Added a feature that allows you to revert to the original Payee Names provided by your financial institution.

SCSC Releases Scannerz for Mac OS X, Version 1.9.9.90
Posted 1/22/2016 at 15:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Software and Computer System Company has released Scannerz Version 1.9.9.90 for the Mac OS X operating system. Scannerz employs advanced hard drive and SSD analysis algorithms not employed by any other drive or system testing tool available on the market. The package additionally includes the newer versions of Phoenix (version 2.1) as well as Performance Probe (version 2.1). All components in the package have been enhanced to provide better performance for users of El Capitan (MacOS 10.11).

Truck Stops Pro 3.0 has arrived
Posted 1/22/2016 at 15:35 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Pittsburgh based AppAvenger today announces Truck Stops Pro 3.0, a major update to their popular travel app for iOS devices. Truck Stops Pro is a professionally targeted application, aimed squarely at the Professional OTR driver. Providing location & information that drivers need including information on truck stops, rest areas, weigh stations, scale locations and over 9000 potential overnight parking locations. Version 3.0 introduces a new Route/Trip Planner, landscape support for iPad & more.

Unmarked Software Releases TextSoap 8
Posted 1/22/2016 at 15:35 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Washington based Unmarked Software today releases TextSoap 8, a major upgrade to their award winning Mac OS X productivity tool designed to automate the tedious task of manually cleaning up text. TextSoap effortlessly processes text from endlessly different formats. TextSoap 8 brings a new interface designed to streamline efforts in text cleaning of documents, emails, web pages and more. The new system-wide menu provides access to TextSoap features inside most applications.

MileWiz 2 allows you to get thousands off your taxes, automatically
Posted 1/22/2016 at 15:34 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based SilverWiz today announces MileWiz 2.1, a major update to their popular automatic mileage tracker for iPhone. Designed for people driving their personal car for business purposes, MileWiz generates IRS-proof mileage logs, and helps claim tax deductions after qualifying miles. Traditionally people had to categorize each trip as business or personal. MileWiz 2 introduces automation that allows customers to predefine rules for automatic categorization making everything automatic.

SoundSoap 5 - New Version includes Automatic Noise Detection and More
Posted 1/22/2016 at 15:34 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Soundness today announces SoundSoap 5.0, an update to their award-winning audio noise reduction software for Mac and Windows. SoundSoap 5 introduces groundbreaking new technology that finds and removes background noises automatically by analyzing the media file. Other improvements include a graphical learn noise mode, better hum removal, improved media playback controls, FLAC and MP3 file support, high-resolution audio meters, and full bypass and reset commands.

GeekSuit Announces Beta Test of Client Folder Maker 4.5 for OS X
Posted 1/22/2016 at 15:34 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
GeekSuit today announces open beta testing of Client Folder Maker 4.5, an important update to their popular folder creation and management utility for Mac OS X. Client Folder Maker offers a simple to use folder creation and management tool, perfect for the busy web developer, graphic designer, app developer, desktop publisher, or prepress operator. GeekSuit is offering users the chance to beta test version 4.5 of the app in order to test drive the new features before it goes public.

Dripgrind today announce the release of Mindly for Mac
Posted 1/22/2016 at 15:34 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
dripgrind today announces Mindly 1.1 for Mac, a companion to its popular Mindly app for iOS and Android devices. Mindly keeps your inner universe organized by giving a structure to your thoughts, ideas, plans and projects. Users can capture their ideas on-the-go with the mobile version of Mindly, and easily elaborate them further with all the conveniences of a desktop environment such as multiple windows, full-size keyboard and large screen estate.

Screenium 3.1 - Record your Mac, iOS and Apple TV 4 screen
Posted 1/22/2016 at 15:33 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Synium Software today announces Screenium 3.1, an important update to their popular screen recording tool for OS X. Recommended by Apple as one of the "Best new Apps" at the Mac App Store, Screenium lets you record at 60 fps, offering optimum performance for tutorials, gameplay recordings or any other screen content. Screenium 3.1 ads a major new feature: Record the contents of your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and tvOS devices in the same brilliant quality you're used to.

GeekSuit Announces Beta Test of Client Folder Maker 4.5 for OS X
Posted 1/19/2016 at 15:24 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
GeekSuit today announces open beta testing of Client Folder Maker 4.5, an important update to their popular folder creation and management utility for Mac OS X. Client Folder Maker offers a simple to use folder creation and management tool, perfect for the busy web developer, graphic designer, app developer, desktop publisher, or prepress operator. GeekSuit is offering users the chance to beta test version 4.5 of the app in order to test drive the new features before it goes public.

SoundSoap 5 - New Version includes Automatic Noise Detection and More
Posted 1/19/2016 at 15:24 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Soundness today announces SoundSoap 5.0, an update to their award-winning audio noise reduction software for Mac and Windows. SoundSoap 5 introduces groundbreaking new technology that finds and removes background noises automatically by analyzing the media file. Other improvements include a graphical learn noise mode, better hum removal, improved media playback controls, FLAC and MP3 file support, high-resolution audio meters, and full bypass and reset commands.

Dripgrind today announce the release of Mindly for Mac
Posted 1/19/2016 at 15:24 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
dripgrind today announces Mindly 1.1 for Mac, a companion to its popular Mindly app for iOS and Android devices. Mindly keeps your inner universe organized by giving a structure to your thoughts, ideas, plans and projects. Users can capture their ideas on-the-go with the mobile version of Mindly, and easily elaborate them further with all the conveniences of a desktop environment such as multiple windows, full-size keyboard and large screen estate.

SCSC Releases Performance Probe, Version 2.1 for Mac OS X
Posted 1/19/2016 at 15:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Virginia based Software and Computer System Company, LLC today releases Performance Probe 2.1 for the Mac OS X operating system. Performance Probe is a tool designed to help users find the sources of bottlenecks and performance problems with their systems. This new version includes a heads up display that can perform loading measurements, dynamically graph drive and network activity, provide quick snapshots of the systems highest CPU and memory consumers, and is fully El Capitan capable.

Screenium 3.1 - Record your Mac, iOS and Apple TV 4 screen
Posted 1/19/2016 at 15:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Synium Software today announces Screenium 3.1, an important update to their popular screen recording tool for OS X. Recommended by Apple as one of the "Best new Apps" at the Mac App Store, Screenium lets you record at 60 fps, offering optimum performance for tutorials, gameplay recordings or any other screen content. Screenium 3.1 ads a major new feature: Record the contents of your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and tvOS devices in the same brilliant quality you're used to.

SCSC Releases Performance Probe, Version 2.1 for Mac OS X
Posted 1/15/2016 at 15:02 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Virginia based Software and Computer System Company, LLC today releases Performance Probe 2.1 for the Mac OS X operating system. Performance Probe is a tool designed to help users find the sources of bottlenecks and performance problems with their systems. This new version includes a heads up display that can perform loading measurements, dynamically graph drive and network activity, provide quick snapshots of the systems highest CPU and memory consumers, and is fully El Capitan capable.

Nice Trace and Net Status Network Utilities Go Free
Posted 1/15/2016 at 15:01 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Happymagenta puts its popular network diagnostic apps Nice Trace and Net Status on sale for free for 3 days starting on Friday, January 15. Net Status, a remote server and service checker and monitor, and Nice Trace, a network path animated traceroute analyzer, are indispensable for network diagnostic tasks. Net Status lets you get a fast glimpse of what is happening now with your hosts, routers and other network devices connected to the Internet or LAN.

Security update for Office 2016 for Mac 15.18.0
Posted 1/13/2016 at 22:53 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Security update for Office 2016 for Mac includes bug fixes and enhancements including full screen mode for Outlook.

1Password for Mac 6.0 adds many new features
Posted 1/13/2016 at 16:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password for Mac 6.0 adds new features including an all vaults view that lets you see multiple vaults at once, the ability to generate passwords using real words, iCloud sync for users who didn't purchase from the App store, support for 1Password for teams and many other fixes and improvements.

MailButler - Your New Apple Mail Assistant - Coming January, 18th
Posted 1/13/2016 at 16:06 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Berlin based Feingeist Software GmbH today announces the up-and-coming release of MailButler, a brand new Apple Mail assistant developed exclusively for Mac users. Perfect for both business or private purposes, MailButler promises to be your personal assistant for efficient and productive work with Apple Mail. With its various functions, this application will simplify, optimize and streamline working with emails in your daily life. MailButler be released on January, 18th.

SecureMac Launches MacScan 3 - New Flagship Anti-Malware Software
Posted 1/13/2016 at 16:05 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
SecureMac today introduces MacScan 3, the next generation of its flagship anti-malware software for Mac users. Offering an all-new approach to the way we protect against security and privacy threats, MacScan protects against trojan horses, keystroke loggers and adware. Automatic malware definition updates ensure that you're protected against the latest threats. MacScan 3 includes a streamlined user experience, new features, and major improvements to speed and stability.

Together for Mac and iOS iCloud Update
Posted 1/13/2016 at 2:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Reinvented Software today announces Together 3.5 for Mac and Together 1.4 for iPad and iPhone. Together was developed specifically for collecting, organizing and searching all kinds of files. Just about anything can be added to Together for safe keeping, tagged, previewed, collected together in different ways and found again instantly. In these versions, iCloud integration has been completely rewritten to make it more flexible, responsive and reliable.

Alpha Ghost Apps releases Ambient Writer for the iPad
Posted 1/12/2016 at 0:57 UTC in iPad by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
UK based Alpha Ghost Apps today introduces Ambient Writer 1.55 for the iPad. Designed and made for creative writers by a writer, Ambient Writer features a full typewriter virtual keyboard, with no distractions of editing. There are 16 background photos, 4 background colours, 7 paper textures, 3 colour papers and 9 ambient sounds, with support for up to 48 chapters. The app also offers total words count, session word count, chapter word count and more.

Default Folder X 5.0 Delivers El Capitan Compatibility, New Features
Posted 1/12/2016 at 0:57 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Denver-based St. Clair Software today announces Default Folder X 5.0, a major upgrade to their award-winning utility for Mac OS X. Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs in all Mac OS X 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. This release delivers compatibility with El Capitan and many new and improved features.

PopChar X 7.4 supports Apple Color Emoji flags with searchable names
Posted 1/12/2016 at 0:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today releases PopChar X 7.4, an improved version of the company's award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters and exploring fonts. With PopChar, thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. Version 7.4 adds support for the flags available in the Apple Color Emoji font, which have been added in Yosemite 10.10.3, comes with fine-tuned metrics adjustments for certain fonts, and offers further enhancements.

DSync 2.0 for OS X - Are your backups synchronized?
Posted 1/12/2016 at 0:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DevStorm Apps today announces DSync 2.0, a major update to their file synchronization software developed exclusively for Mac OS X. Three steps is all it takes for DSync to synchronize your files. Select the folders, compare them, synchronize them. DSync integrates nicely with Mac OS X, allowing you to select cloud folders in addition to local and network folders. With the advanced algorithms in the latest version of DSync, synchronizing large folders with many files won't be a problem.

MileBug 3.2 brings 2016 IRS Mileage Rates and new Type to Search
Posted 1/12/2016 at 0:56 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Izatt Apps today announces MileBug 3.2, an update to the popular GPS mile tracker available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. MileBug is a beautiful GPS mile tracker app that makes it easy to track your tax-deductible mileage on your mobile device. MileBug was listed last year by Smart Hustle as one of "5 Apps Your Accountant is Begging You to Have in 2015." Version 3.2 for iOS adds 2016 IRS Mileage Rates, a new "Type to Search" feature for the destination list, and various bug fixes.

Arq Backup 4.15 adds support for AWS Seoul region
Posted 1/11/2016 at 3:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Arq Backup 4.15 added support for new AWS Seoul region (ap-northeast-2) and fixed an issue where Arq would use large amounts of memory when browsing a backup record containing tens of thousands of files with a previous backup record also containing tens of thousands of files; Fixed an issue where Arq would continue backing up on disabled Wifi networks when another network interface was in use; Fixed an issue where Arq wasn't retrying on an unexpected form of "rate limit exceeded" error from Google Drive; Fixed an issue where Arq wasn't retrying on transient errors when enforcing the budget; and Fixed an issue that caused Arq to crash if the user closed (canceled) the OAuth2 window.

Astronomy App Luminos Introduces World's Largest Mobile Star Catalog
Posted 1/08/2016 at 21:42 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Wobbleworks LLC today announces Luminos 9.0, the latest free feature update to its flagship astronomy app for iOS devices. Luminos is the award-winning, all-in-one astronomy app that goes beyond simple stargazing. The app now includes the largest star catalogs available on mobile devices, giving users up to 113 million stars to explore. Installed star catalogs can be customized with supplemental fields based on preference and available storage.

ChangeTip announces the addition of proximity payments in their app
Posted 1/08/2016 at 21:42 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based ChangeTip today announced the addition of proximity payments to its popular mobile app. ChangeTip allows anyone with a Facebook or Twitter account to send and receive money to and from each other internationally with no fees. The startup's mobile app enables P2P payments in the form of tips, gifts, or donations, and supports both USD and bitcoin. Version 1.5.0 introduces the addition of proximity payments; users can broadcast their location using GPS and find others nearby.

Heart Rate Plus 1.0 introduced for iOS - Free Heart Rate Monitor
Posted 1/08/2016 at 21:42 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
PVDAPPS today introduces Heart Rate Plus 1.0, their new heart rate monitor app developed for iPhone and iPod touch. Heart Rate Plus app will measure your heartbeat with great accuracy, using your iPhone's camera sensor and flashlight by processing the images of your pulse on your finger. Check your heart rate anytime, anywhere with Heart Rate Plus - at your home or your office - when you wake up, relax, before and after exercise, or before a big meeting.

SCSC Releases Phoenix version 2.1 for Mac OS X
Posted 1/06/2016 at 0:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Virginia based Software and Computer System Company, LLC today releases Phoenix version 2.1, an update to their operating system tool for Mac OS X. Phoenix allows users to clone volumes, create emergency boot volumes, and attempt to recover data from drives and SSDs with bad blocks. Incredibly easy to use, Phoenix is offered as a standalone product and is a standard component in the company's main product, Scannerz for Mac OS X. Version 2.1 offers several performance improvements.

Healthgoal360 Launches Everyday Fitness iPhone App
Posted 1/06/2016 at 0:45 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Healthgoal360 LLC introduces Healthgoal360 1.0, the company's namesake fitness app developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Healthgoal360 is designed in a way that is intuitive and easy to use and is a 'one-stop shop' for tracking steps, calories burned, calories consumed, and blood glucose. Whether a user suffers from diabetes and needs a better way to manage it or just wants to be their best selves through staying physically fit, this app is for them.

Stock Grader, Automatic Investment Analyzer App, Passes 30,000 Downloads
Posted 1/04/2016 at 16:40 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Sender Software LLC today announced that Stock Grader, its stock analyst app for iOS devices, has passed over 30,000 downloads. Stock Grader uses a private, proprietary database with access to 10-years of financial history across over 4000 companies to analyze each stock on dozens of financial criteria. Users can view grades for profitability, valuation, efficiency, strength, growth, as well as an overall grade - allowing them to make confident, informed investment decisions.

Diet Hero app kills calorie counting
Posted 1/03/2016 at 13:41 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Barracuda Partners announces Diet Hero 1.1.1, a weight loss app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that tells you what and how much to eat. Diet Hero can create a new eating plan every day, with portion sizes listed for each food. No calorie counting needed. Users won't have to force-feed themselves with foods that they don't want to eat. Diet Hero takes into consideration the user's food preferences, the foods that are available in the kitchen, and information about a user's weight loss goals.

Citrus - A Habit Forming App for New Year's Resolutions
Posted 1/01/2016 at 14:07 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Washington based Clockwork Development, LLC today announces Citrus 2.0, an update to their innovative new task manager for iOS devices. Citrus helps anyone form good habits and break bad ones. New Year's resolutions take a large amount of motivation and organization; both of which Citrus provides. Citrus features a streaks system that gives people motivation and allows them to track their progress. It also has a pie chart system that helps people organize and prioritize their time.

Answers 1.1.6 - Now utilizing 64 bits
Posted 1/01/2016 at 14:05 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, Tim Parnell today announces Answers 1.1.6, an update to his FAQ and Help documentation tool for Mac OS X. Answers makes the challenge of writing help documents simple and easy. Using a content-based approach you can make a beautiful Help Book or FAQ in a just few minutes. Create your text, then select a sleek theme to stylize your help. Version 1.1.6 is now a 64bit app for Mac. With rich text editing added one year ago, 64bit allows you to have larger files with many images.

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