January 2017 Archived News - From newest -> oldest...

Station 1.3 - Multilevel Dock for macOS
Posted 1/30/2017 at 20:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
True North Software today introduces Station 1.3, their multilevel (hierarchical) launcher for macOS. Station promotes a more natural organization of applications and documents into folders. With nested folders, you can arrange items in Station in a way that fits your workflow with an uncluttered look and feel. Scalability is greatly increased through logical groupings thus increasing the sheer number of items that can be added to Station without having to shrink the launcher size.

DEVONthink 2.9.9 imports notes from Apple Notes
Posted 1/30/2017 at 20:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies LLC updates all editions of DEVONthink, its intelligent information and document manager for Mac. The new version imports notes and attachments from Apple Notes, makes importing UNIX mailboxes easier, and improves fullscreen text editing. Version 2.9.9 shows encrypted PDFs on macOS Sierra again and fixes additional PDF bugs related to Apple's latest Mac operating system. All updates are free and recommended for all users.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 10.2 (Sierra Edition)
Posted 1/30/2017 at 20:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 10.2 (Sierra Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running macOS Sierra. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds macOS Sierra 10.12.3 compatibility and ability to clear sandbox caches. It also contains improvements on the "Clear system caches" and "Clear applications caches" procedures. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (Sierra Edition).

IGG Software Announces New Mac Personal Financial Manager - Banktivity 6
Posted 1/30/2017 at 20:29 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
IGG Software today announces the up and coming Banktivity 6, a new version of its popular personal financial manager for macOS. Banktivity aims to be the most complete personal finance software available on both macOS and mobile devices. Version 6 is designed from the ground up with customer productivity and enhanced features as the driving goals. The Workspace feature is the first of its kind in a Mac personal finance software. Banktivity 6 will be released in spring of 2017.

iDelete Cleaner for iOS Improves Performance by Deleting Junk Files
Posted 1/24/2017 at 0:16 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Miami-based security solutions company, ProtectStar today announces iDelete Cleaner for iOS 2017, their performance-enhancing solution for iOS devices. By simply connecting a iOS device to any Mac and running iDelete Cleaner, anyone can regain storage space and improve the performance of their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch by quickly and securely cleaning up junk data and other files left behind by ill-behaved and crashing apps, surfing the web, and editing documents, photos & videos.

iTunes 12.5.5 include minor improvements
Posted 1/24/2017 at 0:14 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iTunes 12.5.5 include minor application and performance related improvements.

macOS Sierra Update 10.12.3 improves the stability and security of your Mac
Posted 1/24/2017 at 0:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
macOS Sierra Update 10.12.3 improves the stability and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users. This update: Improves automatic graphics switching on MacBook Pro (15-inch, October 2016); Resolves graphics issues while encoding Adobe Premiere Pro projects on MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13- and 15-inch, October 2016); Fixes an issue that prevented the searching of scanned PDF documents in Preview; Resolves a compatibility issue with PDF documents that are exported with encryption enabled; and Fixes an issue that prevented some third-party applications from correctly importing images from digital cameras.

iOS 10.2.1 includes bug fixes and improves security
Posted 1/24/2017 at 0:11 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
iOS 10.2.1 includes bug fixes and improves security for the following issues: Auto Unlock may unlock when Apple Watch is off the user's wrist; Contacts - Processing a maliciously crafted contact card may lead to unexpected application termination; Kernel - An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges; libarchive - Unpacking a maliciously crafted archive may lead to arbitrary code execution; Webkit - Processing maliciously crafted web content may exfiltrate data cross-origin and Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution; and Wifi - An activation-locked device can be manipulated to briefly present the home screen.

New App Offers a Simple Way Organize Passwords
Posted 1/21/2017 at 13:47 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Virginia based Howlin Interactive, Inc. introduces Super Passwords 1.0, the company's powerful new password organizer developed for iOS devices. Incredibly easy-to-use, Super Passwords offers a fast, clean and reliable way to sync passwords across all of your Apple devices. The app uses iCloud to sync data across your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. With support for Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor, additional features include quick searching and the ability to mark passwords as favorites.

TimeTable 3 Released - Export macOS Calendar Data
Posted 1/21/2017 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent software developer Steven Riggs today announces TimeTable 3 for macOS. TimeTable allows you to easily export macOS Calendar data and analyze and total the number of hours recorded on your calendars. It makes it simple to track and bill for your time without keeping a second record outside of your calendars. TimeTable reads and filters macOS Calendar data and calculates the hours spent in the events. Version 3 includes 6 of the most requested new features.

CS Odessa Introduces ConceptDraw Office v4 for Mac and PC
Posted 1/21/2017 at 13:46 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
CS Odessa today announces ConceptDraw Office v4, the next generation of the company's popular business-productivity suite for Mac and Windows. ConceptDraw Office v4 consists of three popular ConceptDraw products that improve productivity; manage processes and projects; and assist in the visual conveyance of information and data, including ConceptDraw PRO v11, ConceptDraw MINDMAP v9, and ConceptDraw PROJECT v8. The newest iteration provides many enhancements and improvements.

RailModeller Pro 5.3 introduces Baseboard-Assistant
Posted 1/21/2017 at 13:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Isle of the Kakapo today announces RailModeller Pro 5.3, a comprehensive update to their popular model railroad and slot car layout design solution for macOS. RailModeller Pro 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 catalog covering over 240 track systems in all major model scales, allowing for custom designs of almost any layout a user can visualize.

CalcTape for macOS 1.2 released - Adding Machine App for your Mac
Posted 1/21/2017 at 13:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
schoettler Software announces CalcTape 1.2, an update to their popular desktop calculator for macOS. CalcTape is your substitute for the classic desktop calculator machines. All entries are recorded on a virtual paper roll. The app features logging of all your calculations, and allows for changing numbers, writing comments & correcting errors afterwards. Templates may be created for repetitive use and open calculations may be emailed to business associates. Version 1.2 brings new memory buttons.

Typinator 7.1 - powerful input forms now modeless
Posted 1/14/2017 at 0:23 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today announces Typinator 7.1, the first refinement of their recently released highly acclaimed text expander Typinator 7. In the new version, the new powerful input forms are no longer modal. While an input form is open, it is now possible to temporarily switch to other windows, for example to copy/paste text into form fields. The new version also offers further enhancements and compatibility improvements with macOS Sierra and third-party applications.

Fanatic Software launches Informant 5 - Successor to Pocket Informant
Posted 1/14/2017 at 0:23 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Fanatic Software announces Informant 5, the latest update to their award-winning app for iOS devices. Informant 5 bridges the gap left by separate native iOS apps by combining calendar and tasks together in one powerful organizer. Version 5.02 features a new Dark Mode, Email Integration, and includes a completely redesigned interface to take advantage of the latest capabilities of iOS 10 and Swift 3 including a very innovative two-dimensional menu known as The Smartbar.

EzyCal - Calendar 2017 released for OS X - Get More Productive
Posted 1/14/2017 at 0:22 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Bangalore based developer, AppYogi Software today introduces EzyCal - Calendar 2017, the company's new productive menu bar calendar developed exclusively for Mac OS X. This convenient, easy-to-use app ships with a full calendar display with events, reminders, to-do list organiser, cal-sync and so much more. Offering keyboard shortcuts, custom color themes users can select from any three window size of the calendar, as well as sync with all available calendar events.

Introducing ZipTite - A new way to Zip, Share and Protect your Files
Posted 1/07/2017 at 13:32 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
SpriTec Software today introduces ZipTite, its new utility app for creating and sharing Zip Archives on the Mac. With ZipTite, users can create password-protected Zip Archives. ZipTite intelligently names Archives based on the files being archived. Users can choose where Archives should be placed on their Mac and can even share them via Email, Air Drop, Dropbox, iCloud, Messages and FTP. It's all done with drag-and-drop. And since ZipTite lives in the Menu Bar, it is available at all times.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 10.1.4 (Sierra Edition)
Posted 1/04/2017 at 23:05 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 10.1.4 (Sierra Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running macOS Sierra 10.12. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version fixes compatibility issues with Logic Pro X audio units plug-ins and contains many other bug fixes as well as overall performance improvements. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (Sierra Edition).

TimeTag 5.0 for macOS released - A redesigned, simple time tracking app
Posted 1/04/2017 at 23:04 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dallas based Capparsa Inc. today releases TimeTag 5.0, their popular multiplatform, syncing enabled time tracking solution for macOS. Focused exclusively on helping you achieve your goals, TimeTag is a great tool for freelancers & achievers who want to stay focused on their work, not their tools. It features a simple interface, including the "Big Green Button" to help you start and stop timers with ease. Version 5.0 is more accessible than ever introducing many new features.

Little Snitch 3.7.2 includes improved protection against simulated key strokes and mouse clicks
Posted 1/04/2017 at 23:04 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 3.7.2 includes improved protection against simulated key strokes and mouse clicks as well as other stability improvements and bug fixes.

Review of Grids 4.0 for Instagram
Posted 1/03/2017 at 14:54 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
MacWorld review of Grids 4.0 for Instagram which enables you to view Instagram posts on the desktop without a web browser and adds the ability to post images or videos with optional tags and location data.

It's About Time - Life Inventory Apps Are Being Updated After 3 Years
Posted 1/03/2017 at 14:14 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
James Hollender has just released version 4.0 of his iPhone/iPod touch Life Inventory apps. With these apps users get in-depth perception of themselves and why they do the things they do. The apps include built-in instructions that help guide users step by step in creating their own Life Inventory to provide greater self understanding of personality, strengths and weaknesses, leading to a better knowledge of self than they ever thought possible and at only a fraction the cost of a therapy visit.

TimeTag 7.0 for iOS Released - A redesigned, simple time tracking app
Posted 1/03/2017 at 14:13 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Dallas based Capparsa Inc. today introduces TimeTag 7.0, their popular multiplatform, syncing enabled time tracking tool for iOS devices. Focused exclusively on helping you achieve your goals, TimeTag is a great tool for freelancers & achievers who want to stay mobile and stay focused on their work, not their tools. It features a simple interface, including the "Big Green Button" to help you start and stop timers with ease. Version 7.0 is more accessible than ever introducing many new features.

Moneyspire Announces the Release of its 2017 Personal Finance Software
Posted 1/03/2017 at 14:13 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Moneyspire Inc. today announces Moneyspire 2017, the company's personal finance software for Mac, Windows and iOS. Organize your transactions and see where your money is going. Moneyspire 2017 brings your entire financial life together in one place, and helps give you peace of mind. Keep track of your bank accounts, credit cards and so much more. Set bill reminders and see all your upcoming payments so you never forget to pay a bill again.

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