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

File Cabinet Pro Brings iCloud Features to the OS X Menubar
Posted 2/27/2016 at 14:09 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Writes for All Inc. announces the release of File Cabinet Pro, its powerful file manager for the OS X menubar. File Cabinet Pro allows users to open, move, rename, tag, trash, copy and paste files, all from a popover window that appears from the menubar. File Cabinet Pro is the most convenient place for users to store files they access often, as it eliminates desktop clutter. Additionally, File Cabinet Pro allows users to place files in iCloud Drive without opening windows in Finder.

LadyPlans 1.0 introduced for iOS - New Women Organizer App
Posted 2/27/2016 at 14:09 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
LadyPlans Limited introduces LadyPlans 1.0 for iOS, a new time and a task management app for women by women. LadyPlans empowers women to anticipate and plan their priorities, from daily tasks to life-changing events. Based on lists and links between events and checklists, as well as women-centric content and design, it allows them to anticipate more and to save time typing less for a large range of occasions, such as holidays, birthday, public celebrations and more.

MacID 1.3.2.1 includes a number of enhancements
Posted 2/24/2016 at 21:50 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MacID 1.3.2.1 includes a number of enhancements including Adding the ability to set keyboard shortcuts for locking, sending the clipboard, relaunching and quitting MacID; MacID can now even display the currently playing song if MacID for OS X is launched mid-song; Completely re-written data send logic to improve communication between devices and prevent crashes; Completely re-written window management to make it quicker for me to add new features in the future; Adds support for using the colour scheme chosen in your primary iOS device; Changing the colour on iOS animates the colour change in any MacID for OS X windows open; MacID windows now use the lovely diagonal gradient, just like MacID for iOS the MacID website; Adds support for getting more reliable device name information (rather than it sometimes just showing “iPhone”) and more.

Slack 2.0 includes application sandboxing and more
Posted 2/24/2016 at 13:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Slack 2.0 includes application sandboxing, the ability to choose a download location and a number of fixes

Ilium Software Releases eWallet Password Management App for Mac Users
Posted 2/23/2016 at 17:28 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Michigan based Ilium Software today announces eWallet 8, a major update to their popular productivity app for Mac OS X. Featuring military-grade 256-bit AES encryption for security, eWallet offers Mac users the ability to store, access, and protect passwords and other sensitive data such as bank account information from any device. Version 8 now includes the SyncPro engine that allows for wallets to be synchronized automatically and securely between devices using the cloud.

Dejal announces Simon 4.2 - Server Monitoring Tool
Posted 2/23/2016 at 17:25 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Portland based Dejal Systems, LLC today announces Simon 4.2, an update to the essential server monitoring tool for Mac OS X. Simon checks web pages, FTP and DNS servers, local or remote ports or volumes, and many other kinds of services for changes or failures. HTML reports enable remote viewing of a summary and/or details of Simon monitoring. Version 4.2 includes new exclusion and difference analysis filters, email, preview and reports improvements, and much more.

The Best Help Authoring Tool for Mac Apps Just Got Even Better
Posted 2/23/2016 at 1:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Seattle based Putercraft announces Help Crafter 2.0, an update to their help content authoring tool for Mac OS X. Help Crafter is an essential tool for the Mac developer for authoring help content. Style based editing helps to maintain a consistent look across pages. The app's full featured word processor includes support for tables, lists, resizable images and more. Version 2.0 introduces support for headers and footers, tables, user defined text and system variables, anchors and so much more.

App for WhatsApp brings the WhatsApp Messenger to the Mac
Posted 2/20/2016 at 1:52 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
coldX Software Development today announces App for WhatsApp 3.0.0, an update to their popular messenger app for OS X. App for WhatsApp allows anyone to chat via the beloved WhatsApp Messenger service directly from their Macs. This popular application lets users send and receive WhatsApp Messages and Media directly from the Mac and integrates perfectly into the Mac user experience. Version 3.0.0 brings a lot of great new features that are only available with App for WhatsApp.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.2.2 (El Capitan Edition)
Posted 2/20/2016 at 1:52 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 9.2.2 (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 adds ability to hide the Dock and OS X 10.11.3 compatibility. It also contains improvements on the "Clear audio component caches" procedure, overall performance improvements and updated Automator actions.

Scorpion Research releases Scorpion BarCode 2.70 for Apple OS X
Posted 2/20/2016 at 1:52 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Scorpion Research today announces Scorpion BarCode 2.70, an update to its popular barcode creation software for Mac OS X. Scorpion BarCode helps with easy creation and printing of all major barcode symbologies in EPS, PDF, PNG, or TIFF file formats. Easily integrate Barcodes into popular database, spreadsheet and word processor applications. A command line version is also provided to build powerful scripted solutions. Designed for OS X 10.11 El Capitan but works with OS X 10.6 or later.

DNS Override is the 1st App that Lets Users Change Global DNS Settings
Posted 2/18/2016 at 3:41 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
QRMedia has released DNS Override 1.0.1, an update to their popular utility app for iOS devices. Version 1.0.1 fixes minor bugs. DNS Override lets anyone easily change global dns server settings on their iPhone or iPad. Users can choose from several popular public DNS and SmartDNS providers, so they can significantly improve their Internet experience, whether they're using a Wi-Fi or cellular network, and access geo-restricted content such as Hulu, Netflix, BBC, Pandora, Spotify, and more.

PhatWare's WritePad Pro Improves Handwriting Recognition on iPhones
Posted 2/18/2016 at 3:41 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Washington based PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad Pro 3.5, 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 3.5 introduces new handwriting recognition usability improvements, updated handwriting recognition dictionaries and minor bug fixes.

MileBug 3.2.1 adds AirDrop, Evernote, and Google Drive for Reports
Posted 2/18/2016 at 3:40 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Izatt Apps today announces MileBug 3.2.1 for iOS. 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 3.2.1 adds support for report delivery via AirDrop, Google Drive, and Evernote, plus various bug fixes. AirDrop allows the user to send the report directly to their Mac computer or to another iOS device.

LifeFlix Introduces LifeFlix Pro Version 1.5
Posted 2/15/2016 at 20:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
LifeFlix today announces the release of LifeFlix Pro 1.5. LifeFlix is the simplest way to watch, protect, and share your video tape memories. This Mac app was created to import all your DV, HDV, and Digital Hi8 tapes. Users merely plug a video camera into their computer, and LifeFlix eagerly grabs all the videos and organizes them into a simple catalog. LifeFlix is designed to have no learning curve and just import your MiniDV or HDV tapes to your computer.

Reggie Ashworth announces VidConvert 1.6.4 - Video Conversion made Easy
Posted 2/15/2016 at 20:20 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today announces VidConvert 1.6.4, an 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.

iCarMode 3.4 released for iOS - Popular App for Drivers
Posted 2/15/2016 at 20:19 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer Diego Resnik today announces iCarMode 3.4, an update to his popular productivity app for iOS devices. iCarMode is a driving optimized app that allows safer use of any mounted iPhone with minimum distraction. The app has large buttons that allow easy and safe access to music, shortcut for dialing, preferred GPS app as well as other car and driving related functionality. For older cars, it's an ideal substitute for built-in dashboard systems that more recent cars offer.

Reggie Ashworth releases AppDelete 4.2.4 - Uninstall Anything
Posted 2/12/2016 at 14:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today announces AppDelete 4.2.4, an 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.

TimeTag 5.4 Now Available: Start timers automatically with your location
Posted 2/12/2016 at 14:21 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Capparsa today announces TimeTag 5.4, an update to their popular productivity app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. TimeTag is a time management tool designed for on-the-go freelancers and people who want to track their time quickly and easily. It offers simple time keeping with powerful results. TimeTag brings everything you would want from a time sheet just a few taps away. Version 5.4 offers automatic location based timers to those who upgraded to the Pro version of the app.

Reverso Context 3.1 Offers Contextual Language Translation
Posted 2/12/2016 at 14:21 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Online and mobile translation and dictionary company, Reverso-Softissimo just released Reverso Context 3.1, an update to their popular reference app. Reverso Context provides its users with contextual translations of words, idioms, common phrases and even slang, with natural language examples. The search history is saved together with the corresponding translations. For improved pronunciation, translated words and phrases can be listened to audibly and subsequently saved in a custom phrasebook.

NC - Twitter Widget Lets Users View Tweets via Notification Center
Posted 2/12/2016 at 14:21 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
NC - Twitter Widget for Notification Center 1.1 by Apps Genie Limited lets users see their last 5 tweets or mentions via the Today tab of the Notification Center, or on the lock screen. And since NC automatically refreshes every time the Notification Center opens, users always know that they're getting the latest information from their Twitter account. This innovative app has been hailed as the best Notification Center widget for Twitter.

1Password for Mac 6.0.2 includes new features/improvements and fixes
Posted 2/12/2016 at 2:53 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password for Mac 6.0.2 includes a preference that allows you to control which vault is opened when you unlock the app, Autosave now has a better understanding of which sites to avoid, Improved the wording on the warning panel that comes up when attempting to update 1Password if multiple instances are found on your Mac {OPM-3668}, The Everyone and Your Vault vaults in 1Password for Teams have been renamed to Shared and Personal to avoid confusion and a number of fixes.

DouWere, s.p.r.l. introduces Hue Dada ! 1.0 for OS X
Posted 2/11/2016 at 12:21 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DouWere, s.p.r.l. today introduces Hue Dada ! 1.0 for OS X, an application that drastically enhances the user experience with the Finder. Hue Dada ! colors your icons according to their tag. Locating your own specific items visually in the Finder has never been easier. The application automatically gives custom icons to items as the user would manually. Hue Dada ! respects Apple's policies regarding sandboxed applications, only using documented and safe methods.

Placeboard 1.0 released for iPhone - Your Favorite Places in Your Pocket
Posted 2/11/2016 at 12:20 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, Quentin Mathe today releases Placeboard 1.0.1, his new lifestyle app for iOS devices. Placeboard is a personal organizer to remember places and share them with friends. Featuring a fluid user experience, a big focus on privacy, and undo/redo support, Placeboard makes it really easy to organize restaurants, shops, natural sites, and many other places we stumble upon in our daily life or while travelling. Easily make quick notes and pictures about any location and tag them.

Deliver Express 2.5.6 Improves Local File Transfer Speed
Posted 2/08/2016 at 19:16 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces Deliver Express 2.5, a maintenance update to its hot folder based solution to automatically send files across the Internet and locally with email notifications. Deliver Express can serve multiple users on a network and supports FTP, Amazon S3, WebDAV, Google Storage, AFP, SMB and other services. The software offers built-in email delivery notifications, file compression, detailed history and more. The new version dramatically speeds up file transfer on local networks.

Dropshare 4 for Mac - Major update to Popular Secure File Sharing Tool
Posted 2/08/2016 at 19:16 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Timo Josten today announces Dropshare 4, a major update to his popular secure file sharing tool developed exclusively for Mac OS X. Dropshare is a menu bar application for Drag & Drop upload files, screenshots and even directories to your own server, Amazon S3 and Rackspace Cloud Files. Version 4 introduces a reworked UI, Landing pages may now be synchronised with Dropshare Sync, as well as support of Amazon S3 API-compliant services.

DEVONthink 2.8.9 supports folder tags, makes capturing smarter
Posted 2/08/2016 at 19:16 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies, LLC today updates all editions of its intelligent information and document manager DEVONthink as well as the smart notebook DEVONnote. DEVONthink and DEVONnote help users classify and organize documents effortlessly with artificial intelligence. DEVONthink 2.8.9 supports folders tags when importing or exporting, names captured items smarter, and adds better support for fullscreen window mode. All editions fix a number of issues too.

SweetP Productions releases Cookie 5.0 for Mac OS X
Posted 2/08/2016 at 19:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
SweetP Productions today releases Cookie 5.0, an important update to their advanced cookie management product for Mac OS X. Cookie revolutionizes Mac OS X cookie management, providing an effortless and affordable solution for online privacy concerns. Cookie is easily configured to automaticaly remove any security threats including tracking cookies, unnecessary cookies, flash cookies, silverlight, and databases from your Mac. Version 5.0 adds many new features.

Sinusoid releases Sonocord 1.4 - An Audio Sonogram App for Birders
Posted 2/08/2016 at 19:15 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Sydney based Sinusoid Pty Ltd today announces Sonocord 1.4 for iOS. Sonocord is a app for birders and birdwatchers that can record short audio tracks, edit them, and display the sonogram of the audio. Large numbers of calls and songs can be stored on an iOS device & viewed as a sonogram immediately or reviewed at a later time. Sonograms are used for identifying birds by their calls and song. New in Version 1.4 is the ability to play the track within the track listing, as well as other features.

Reggie Ashworth releases AppDelete 4.2.3 - Uninstall Anything
Posted 2/08/2016 at 19:15 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today announces AppDelete 4.2.3, an 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.

Macminicolo offers a Pay what you want promotion
Posted 2/04/2016 at 6:02 UTC in News by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Las Vegas based hosting company, Macminicolo today rolls out their "Pay What You Want" promotion. This value added promotion is great for first time and existing customers. Anyone can this opportunity to see how well a Mac mini can perform in a data center. Customers can use it to host their email, a website, or just a media machine. New and current customers can pay what they want for six months (a $390 value). It's a single payment for six months of hosting. The offer ends 7 February, 2016.

SCSC Releases Scannerz for Mac OS X, Version 1.9.9.90
Posted 2/02/2016 at 14:01 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).

Dripgrind today announce the release of Mindly for Mac
Posted 2/02/2016 at 14:00 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 2/02/2016 at 14:00 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.

SweetP Productions releases Cookie 5.0 for Mac OS X
Posted 2/02/2016 at 13:59 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
SweetP Productions today releases Cookie 5.0, an important update to their advanced cookie management product for Mac OS X. Cookie revolutionizes Mac OS X cookie management, providing an effortless and affordable solution for online privacy concerns. Cookie is easily configured to automaticaly remove any security threats including tracking cookies, unnecessary cookies, flash cookies, silverlight, and databases from your Mac. Version 5.0 adds many new features.

Sinusoid releases Sonocord 1.4 - An Audio Sonogram App for Birders
Posted 2/02/2016 at 13:59 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Sydney based Sinusoid Pty Ltd today announces Sonocord 1.4 for iOS. Sonocord is a app for birders and birdwatchers that can record short audio tracks, edit them, and display the sonogram of the audio. Large numbers of calls and songs can be stored on an iOS device & viewed as a sonogram immediately or reviewed at a later time. Sonograms are used for identifying birds by their calls and song. New in Version 1.4 is the ability to play the track within the track listing, as well as other features.

Reggie Ashworth releases AppDelete 4.2.3 - Uninstall Anything
Posted 2/02/2016 at 13:59 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer, Reggie Ashworth today announces AppDelete 4.2.3, an 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.

GeekSuit Announces Beta Test of Client Folder Maker 4.5 for OS X
Posted 2/02/2016 at 13:58 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 2/02/2016 at 13:58 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.

Truck Stops Pro 3.0 has arrived
Posted 2/02/2016 at 13:58 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 2/02/2016 at 13:57 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 2/02/2016 at 13:57 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.

Nice Trace and Net Status Network Utilities Go Free
Posted 2/02/2016 at 13:55 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.

SCSC Releases Performance Probe, Version 2.1 for Mac OS X
Posted 2/02/2016 at 13:55 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.

BBEdit 11.5 includes many changes and workflow enhancements
Posted 2/02/2016 at 13:39 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
BBEdit 11.5 is a feature update which includes many changes and workflow enhancements as well as fixes to address issues reported in BBEdit 11.0 through 11.1.4.

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