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

Apple discontinues Airport and Time Capsule lines
Posted 4/30/2018 at 12:59 UTC in Apple by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apple has official discontinued its Airport and Time Capsule lines of Wifi routers after current stock sells out. Hardware and software support will continue to be provided for the time being.

Users Can Remotely Control Their Mac from Any iOS Device
Posted 4/30/2018 at 12:56 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Indie developer, Evgeny Cherpak today announces Remote Control for Mac 8.6.1, an important update to his popular remote control app for iOS and watchOS devices. The app allows iOS device users to remotely control their Mac, using their iPhone or iPad as a keyboard and trackpad. Anyone can also launch any app on the Mac from anywhere in their home. The app can also put the Mac to sleep, wake it up, and even control volume, playback, and AirPlay mirroring on the computer.

The new version 7 of Clean Text for Mac implements Machine Learning
Posted 4/30/2018 at 12:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Apimac today announces Clean Text 7 for Mac, the new release of the popular app to reduce text cleanup and processing time. Clean Text is used to automate cleanup and editing text from text files, PDFs, documents from word processors, web pages, emails or other text material. The new version takes advantage of Apple's Machine Learning technology to instantly identify personal names, place names and organization names mentioned in the text.

Tropical Software releases TopXNotes 1.8.5
Posted 4/30/2018 at 12:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Tropical Software today announces TopXNotes 1.8.5, an update to their award-winning, full-featured personal information manager for macOS. Create, view, organize, and instantly access your Mac notes with TopXNotes. Version 1.8.5 is our most stable, easiest-to-use version of TopXNotes, with a few new features, performance enhancements and bug fixes. TopXNotes 1.8.5 keeps your notes synchronized between TopXNotes for Mac and TopXNotes for iOS.

HiFutureSelf - Send Me A Reminder When I Get There
Posted 4/30/2018 at 12:55 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based dBelement, LLC releases HiFutureSelf 1.8.9, a major update to their top 10 productivity app for iOS devices. HiFutureSelf brings the ease of text messaging to setting up alerts. With the app, users are able to schedule reminders, notes, affirmation, by sending messages to the future. The app is fun and playful by design, but developed to be extremely fast and efficient. In version 1.8.9, you can now send messages and reminders based on your location and much more.

ChronoAgent 1.8.1 Now Available
Posted 4/30/2018 at 12:55 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Econ Technologies, Inc. today announced ChronoAgent 1.8.1, a maintenance update to their multipurpose app for local and cloud backup, bootable clone, and folder synchronizing. The ChronoSync / ChronoAgent combination allows you to synchronize files between two Macs, back up Macs to a Mac server, or even maintain a bootable backup over a network. Version 1.8.1 focuses on reliability and improved messaging and logging.

PDF Checkpoint 1.8.5 Improves Color Conversion Handling
Posted 4/30/2018 at 12:55 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Zevrix Solutions announces PDF Checkpoint 1.8.5, a maintenance update to company's PDF preflight and conversion solution. Remarkably fast, PDF Checkpoint automatically preflights, exports as images, splits and optimizes Adobe PDF files. The app helps users eliminate costly mistakes and optimize PDF documents for print, web and mobile devices. The new version improves handling of installed ICC profiles which are used to perform conversion of PDF files to different color spaces.

Gro Software releases Gro CRM 2.1 - Award Winning Mac CRM Platform
Posted 4/20/2018 at 16:45 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based Gro Software today announces Gro CRM 2.1, the latest release of their award winning, intelligent Mac CRM software platform for small business. This major release includes some new key features including: business card scanning, map contact tracking for the door-to-door industry, auto history tracking for contacts, deals and tasks, financial data exports, more integrated push notification, FastMail email support and many more new features.

ChronoSync Now Supports Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage
Posted 4/18/2018 at 23:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Florida based Econ Technologies today announced that ChronoSync owners can now use the highly desirable Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage service as another option for cloud backup. ChronoSync is the multipurpose app for local and cloud backup, bootable clones, and folder synchronizing. ChronoSync can synchronize or backup to most anything you can connect to your Mac, including folders on your Mac, other Macs, PC's, and external drives.

Typinator 7.5 with new scripting features and 20 further enhancements
Posted 4/18/2018 at 23:56 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today announced Typinator 7.5, a great new version of their highly acclaimed text expander. The new version extends Typinator's scripting possibilities by adding specific scripting functions that enable power users to control the processing of an abbreviation depending on its context. With a list of 20 further usability, stability, and compatibility improvements, version 7.5 is a must-have upgrade for every Typinator user.

Default Folder X 5.2.3 supports ForkLift, improves reliability and speed
Posted 4/16/2018 at 12:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 5.2.3 today, an update to their award-winning utility for Mac OS X. Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs of all Mac OS X applications. It provides fast navigation to files, convenient previews, integrated Spotlight tagging and more. Default Folder X's custom keyboard shortcuts put favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. Version 5.2.3 adds support for the ForkLift file manager and improves overall reliability and compatibility.

PDFpen 10 Adds Watermarks, Headers & Footers, and Enhanced Selections
Posted 4/16/2018 at 12:27 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
California based developer, Smile today releases PDFpen and PDFpenPro 10.0, a major new version of its all-purpose PDF editing tool for Mac. Users can easily add signatures, text, and images, make changes and correct typos, OCR scanned docs, fill out forms and more. Easily mark up documents with highlighting, underscoring and strikethrough. Version 10.0 introduces watermarks, headers & footers, and for Pro users, batch Optical Character Recognition.

SpeedScriber 2.0 adds five new languages and enhanced captions export
Posted 4/16/2018 at 12:26 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Digital Heaven today announced the launch of SpeedScriber 2.0 for macOS, a major update to the automated transcription app designed for professional content creators. SpeedScriber provides amazingly accurate transcripts from audio or video files at insanely fast speeds. Version 2.0 adds many new and useful features including support for Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish languages as well as export to iTunes Timed Text for creation of captions with the latest version of Final Cut Pro X.

myAlarm Clock App - Customize Your Wake Up & Alarm Clock Experience
Posted 4/16/2018 at 12:26 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Appgeneration today introduces myAlarm Clock, their new customizable alarm clock for iOS and Android devices. More than just an alarm clock, myAlarm Clock offers many features that allow you to customize your wake up experience. You can have the pleasure of waking up to your favorite radio stations, podcasts, music, recorded sounds, ringtones, relaxing sounds, or to the talking clock that informs you about the time, weather, the news and so much more.

MileBug 3.6 adds new MileBug Cloud powered by Google Firebase
Posted 4/04/2018 at 0:02 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Izatt Apps today announces MileBug 3.6 for iOS, an update to the popular GPS mile tracker. The new MileBug Cloud that comes with 3.6 is powered by Google Firebase for greater stability and reliability. It replaces the old cloud that had data issues. Previous cloud users get to create a new account for free. MileBug is a beautiful mile tracker app that makes it easy to track your tax deductible mileage on your mobile device. Come tax time, it's easy to export the trip log into beautiful reports.

Obvious Matter releases Fossils for macOS
Posted 4/04/2018 at 0:02 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Obvious Matter has released Fossils 1.1.1 for macOS. Fossils helps you clean up old and unused files from your computer. Quickly browse through your old stuff and preview the file's contents. The decide if you want to archive or delete using easy to use keyboard shortcuts. Fossils supports previewing a large number of file types, including images, movies, PDF, Word, Pages, Excel, Numbers, Keynote documents, zip files, and much more.

Tembo 2.2 - Easy and Effective Search for Files, Messages, Images & More
Posted 4/03/2018 at 0:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Houdah Software today releases Tembo 2.2, an update to the file search utility for Mac. Tembo is an efficient search tool that is based upon the Spotlight engine. It makes finding documents, mail messages, bookmarks, images and more as easy as possible. Tembo's strengths are its easy-to-use interface as well as the context sensitive filters to narrow down search results. Version 2.2 brings refinements and under-the-hood improvements.

KeyCue 8.7 - the last maintenance release before KeyCue 9
Posted 4/03/2018 at 0:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Ergonis Software today releases KeyCue 8.7, a new version of the company's highly acclaimed keyboard shortcut cheat sheet. KeyCue displays an instant overview of the currently available keyboard shortcuts; application-specific menu shortcuts as well as system-wide hotkeys and user-defined shortcut descriptions. KeyCue 8.7 is scheduled to be the last maintenance release for KeyCue 8, while Ergonis is already preparing to release the major version KeyCue 9 later this year.

Mellel 4.1 introduces DOCX support, Tracking, Word Spacing, and more
Posted 4/03/2018 at 0:31 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Word processing pioneer, Mellel today releases Mellel 4.1, a major update to its latest word processor. Mellel was built by a writer for serious writers, and is a global favorite among thousands of Mac professionals. Version 4.1 offers a host of new export capabilities and features for both its Mac and iPad versions. The list of enhancements give writers, editors, academics, and authors a better avenue to write and manage long and oftentimes complex content such as books and academic research.

Dejal Time Out 2.4 Adds Statistics and More Options
Posted 4/03/2018 at 0:30 UTC in Mac by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
Portland based Dejal today announces Time Out 2.4, an update to their popular break reminder app for macOS. Using a computer for hours on end can lead to eye, back, and neck strain. Time Out 2 offers users gentle reminders to take breaks, allowing them to stretch and relax. Version 2.4 adds the ability to get statistics about the number of times a break has been postponed, skipped, and done, disable the postpone/skip buttons briefly, and more.

DEVONthink To Go 2.5 adds new security features and more
Posted 4/03/2018 at 0:30 UTC in iOS by Greg Nye | Permalink | Tweet
DEVONtechnologies today enhances its mobile document and information manager DEVONthink To Go with passcode, Face ID, and Touch ID protection. Now featuring passcode, Face ID, and Touch ID protection, the update also extends the app's automation options with new URL commands and lets users find documents better with Spotlight. Version 2.5 improves Bonjour sync reliability, too, and fixes issues related to the Files app. The update is free and recommended for all users.

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