January 2018 Archived News - From newest -> oldest...

Shaderific now with full support for iOS 11 and iPhone X
Posted 1/29/2018 at 16:35 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Shaderific version 4.3 is available on the App Store now. Shaderific is an educational app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch that helps computer science students and experienced developers to get started with OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenGL ES 3.0 shader development. The app makes it possible to write, compile and test shader programs directly on any iOS device without ever touching a laptop or desktop computer. Version 4.3 adds full support for iOS 11 and iPhone X.

BatchOutput for Microsoft Word Now Supports PDF Automation in Word 16
Posted 1/29/2018 at 16:34 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces BatchOutput DOC 2.5.5, a compatibility update to company's output automation app for Microsoft Word. BatchOutput is the only tool on the Mac market that automates printing and exporting of multiple Word documents to PDF. The software offers PDF security, variable file names, export as single pages and other options. The new version addresses a bug in the recently released Word 16, which resulted in creation of corrupt PDF files produced with Office AppleScript engine.

DuckDuckGo Launches New Product to Protect Privacy Beyond the Search Box
Posted 1/23/2018 at 14:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DuckDuckGo, Inc. today announces DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser 7.0.3, an important update to the company's mobile app and browser extension for iOS and Android devices, as well as browser extensions for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. The major announcement extends DuckDuckGo's protection beyond the search box to wherever the Internet takes you. Version 7.0.3 offers built-in tracker blocking, smarter encryption, as well as private search to protect your privacy no matter where you go on the Internet.

The New Mailbutler boosts Apple Mail and Gmail productivity
Posted 1/23/2018 at 14:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mailbutler GmbH today announces the latest version of their email extension is broadly available for all Gmail and Apple Mail users. The lightweight extension offers an unique approach to productivity: it acts as a Swiss army knife for emails while integrating seamlessly into the native Apple Mail and Gmail interface. Readily compatible on both email clients, the new Mailbutler brings major updates to its functions with added features and a fully revamped interface.

Manage Macs from a Browser using TCM from Twocanoes Software
Posted 1/23/2018 at 14:43 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Twocanoes Software has released TCM, a solution to manage Macs right from a web browser. Take a screenshot, open an app, open a web page, reboot a computer, send a UNIX command, reboot to Windows all without leaving your desk or your coffee shop. Organizations can use TCM to create simplified web views so authorized users can sign into and only see a web page with a specific group of Macs and limited tasks. Keep students on task and keep Macs up to date instantly using TCM.

AudioFile for iOS 1.0 - Find Your Voice Memos
Posted 1/22/2018 at 21:10 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Independent developer Stephen Morris today introduces AudioFile 1.0 for iOS, an intuitive, easy-to-use audio recorder that features tags, notes, and more to help users find their voice memos and use them later. AudioFile provides a number of ways for users to organize and augment their voice memos. In addition to a title, recordings have notes that can include both text and photos. Users can import audio from other apps into AudioFile, and share their recordings through Messages, Mail, and more.

DEVONthink 2.9.17 updates web interface, searches PDF annotations
Posted 1/22/2018 at 21:10 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies updates all editions of its intelligent information and document manager DEVONthink for Mac with usability enhancements and bug fixes. Version 2.9.17 makes the web interface of DEVONthink Pro Office compatible again to current web browsers and improves importing email via drag-and-drop. It also adds support for tables created on iOS, facilitates cross-linking documents, and lets users search for PDF annotations and text entered into PDF forms.

Announcing Swift Miles, An AI-powered Mileage Tracker for iPhone
Posted 1/22/2018 at 21:07 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Tekton Technologies today announces Swift Miles - Mileage Tracker 1.0 for iOS, their new business expense tracker, for business users and employees to claim deductions. To make mileage logging extremely simple and efficient, Swift Miles provides automatic trip detection, automatic trip classification, mileage logging and actual route maps, with the additional benefit of consuming less battery power. This App also uses the latest IRS mileage rates for calculating deductions.

1Password for Mac 6.8.6
Posted 1/20/2018 at 2:14 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
1Password for Mac 6.8.6 introduces an iCloud sync that has been reimplemented using Apple's native iCloud framework.

Little Snitch 4.0.5 includes fixes and improvements
Posted 1/20/2018 at 2:12 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Little Snitch 4.0.5 includes the following fixes: Fixed a kernel panic introduced in Little Snitch 4.0.4 that would occur when a single process established more than two billion outgoing connections; Fixed multiple issues causing a Connection Alert indicating an internal error related to a code signature mismatch from being shown; Fixed an issue where scrolling in Little Snitch Network Monitor’s inspector would not work; Fixed incorrect sorting of Time Machine Backups in Little Snitch Configuration’s “Import from Backup…” sheet as well as a number of improvements.

Mygrammarcheck
Posted 1/19/2018 at 18:42 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Mygrammarcheck is a software tool designed for the worldwide community of students, teachers, and researchers. It was designed by a professionally proficient team of developers to guarantee accurate results. Mygrammarcheck goal is to check grammar, proofreading, plagiarism detection and make your writing easy, effective and error-free.

Typinator 7.4 With Improved Quick Search and 30+ Further Enhancements
Posted 1/16/2018 at 16:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today announced Typinator 7.4, an improved version of their highly acclaimed text expander for macOS. The new version improves Typinator's Quick Search feature and offers more than 30 further usability and compatibility improvements. Typinator is a powerful, yet elegantly simple solution that boosts a user's productivity by automating the process of inserting frequently used text and auto-correcting typing errors.

Keep It 1.2 Adds Icon View, Custom Note Styles, Improved Search and More
Posted 1/16/2018 at 16:41 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Reinvented Software is pleased to announce Keep It 1.2, their notebook, scrapbook and organizer for macOS is now available. The new version adds icon view, improved Files app support, custom styles for notes, and improvements to search, tag filtering, imports, and more. Keep It is the successor to Together, a brand new app that preserves the very best of its predecessor, but recast for today and the future.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 11.2.1 (High Sierra Edition)
Posted 1/16/2018 at 16:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Maintain today announces Cocktail 11.2.1 (High Sierra Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running macOS High Sierra. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for macOS that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. This version adds ability to clear boot caches and Twitter caches. It also contains many improvements and resolves a number of other issues discovered in the previous release. The update is highly recommended for all users of Cocktail (High Sierra Edition).

App Tamer 2.3.4 can quit idle apps, improves control of CPU usage
Posted 1/16/2018 at 16:40 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
St. Clair Software is happy to deliver an update today for App Tamer, its Macintosh utility that manages applications to yield 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. Version 2.3.4 offers a new option to quit idle applications and improves its control of applications' CPU usage.

Swift Miles - Mileage Tracker for iOS - New Business Expense Tracker
Posted 1/08/2018 at 18:39 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Tekton Technologies today announces Swift Miles - Mileage Tracker 1.0 for iOS, their new business expense tracker, for business users and employees to claim deductions. To make mileage logging extremely simple and efficient, Swift Miles provides automatic trip detection, mileage logging and accurate route maps, with the additional benefit of consuming less battery power. This useful app also uses the latest IRS mileage rates for calculating deductions.

Default Folder X 5.2 adds color, better handling of iCloud Drive
Posted 1/03/2018 at 17:25 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Denver-based St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 5.2 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. 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. Version 5.2 adds color toolbar icons, improves iCloud Drive support and fixes a number of issues.

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