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Jul 05
AirBeamTV now supports video file playback from Masc to Smart TVs
AirBeamTV has launched version 2.0 of their macOS screen mirroring apps for smart and connected TVs. The apps support all major TV brands, including Samsung, Sony, LG, Panasonic, Philips, Android TV, Fire TV, Roku and Chromecast. Users now have the option to play video files directly from Macs to TV. The new modern user interface provides a better look and feel, and easier and faster access to all the settings, according to Jan van Ottele, co-founder and CEO of AirBeamTV. The 2.0 upgrade is free for existing AirBeamTV customers. For new users the cost is $9.99. The app requires macOS 10.10 or higher and is available at the Mac App Store (http://tinyurl.com/y9ogcpzn).
Jul 05
Screenshot Auto-Rename for macOS now lets you select a default...
The Software Hub (http://www.the-software-hub.com) has announced Screenshot Auto-Rename 1.3, an update to its screenshot capturing utility for macOS. It will name your screenshot according to the snapped window's name, or alternatively gives you the option to manually choose the destination folder and rename the screenshot before it is saved. If you don't want to save the screenshot, you can snap it directly to your clipboard. In version 1.3, users can now select their default folder. Screenshot Auto-Rename 1.3 requires macOS 10.6 or later. It costs $5.99 and is available at the Mac App Store in the Productivity category.
Jul 05
Graphic Inspector can now search images by bit depth
Zevrix Solutions has announced Graphic Inspector 2.3, a feature update to company's quality control solution for images and vector files. The utility is deigned to solve the problem of quickly finding files with specific resolution, color, spot channels, fonts and other attributes. The app can also search metadata, report image compression, and save search criteria in workflow specific presets. Version 2.3 lets users find images with specific bit depth and adds a new search operator for numeric values. Graphic Inspector can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $19.95. It’s free with purchase of PDF Checkpoint or InPreflight Pro for Adobe InDesign. A demo is available for download. Version 2.3 is a free update for users of version 2.x and $10 for earlier versions. Graphic Inspector requires macOS 10.5-10.12 (some features require macOS 10.7 or later).
Jul 05
Cisdem Data Recovery upgraded to version 4.1.0
Cisdem (www.cisdem.com) has released Cisdem Data Recovery 4.1.0, an update of their data recover software for macOS that recovers different file types from different devices. Features of the upgrade include: ° Optimized deep scan with faster scan, more files recovery and more supported formats; ° Optimized code of application to reduce memory footprint; ° The ability to show files counts of every format and category, and total size of list files to be recovered. A single user license for Cisdem Data Recovery is $49.99. A demo is available for download.
Jul 04
Happy Independence Day!
On July 4, 1776, the United States declared its independence from Britain. Today MacTech and MacNews is closed in honor of Independence Day, the Fourth of July. We hope all our readers have a great day and that peace and freedom will flourish throughout the world.
Jun 30
Apple announces donation plan for U.S. national parks
Apple has introduced new ways customers can enjoy and support America’s national parks next month. From July 1 through 15, Apple is donating $1 to the National Park Foundation for every purchase made with Apple Pay at any Apple Store, on apple.com or through the Apple Store app in the US. Apple Pay is accepted at select locations in some of the most popular national parks, from Yellowstone and Yosemite to the Grand Canyon and Muir Woods National Monument. “America’s national parks are an inspiration to us at Apple, and we know they are as important to many of our customers as they are to us,” says Apple CEO Tim Cook. “Our goal is to leave the world better than we found it, so this July we’re making it easier for anyone to help preserve the beauty of our natural, cultural and historical treasures.” Proceeds will support the National Park Foundation’s mission to help protect and preserve national parks through conservation projects and other initiatives, as well as inspire the next...
Jun 30
LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign Now Can Open Images, Reveal in...
Zevrix Solutions has announced LinkOptimizer 5.1, a feature update to company's workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. The tool allows to speed up processing and reduce the size of InDesign links by eliminating excess image data. The software can also perform image adjustments, convert file formats and help repurpose InDesign documents for web and mobile devices. Version 5.1 lets users open images with an app of user's choice and reveal them in Finder directly from LinkOptimizer. LinkOptimizer can be purchased from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com) for $259.95 (there's a "lite" version for $179.95. A demo is available for download. The update is free for LinkOptimizer 5.x users and $130 to upgrade from previous versions. LinkOptimizer requires Mac OS X 10.7-10.12 and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop CS5-CC 2017.
Jun 30
Hydra 4.1 brings new color grading for improved HDR results on...
Creaceed (http://www.creaceed.com/) has updated Hydra, a macOS tool for HDR image creation, to version 4.1. The upgrade features an improved tone mapper with a new color grading technique. Hydra is a software that gives human eye perception to photography by creating high dynamic range (HDR) images from a series of regular photographies. The software uses a number of regular photographs with different expositions (darker and lighter photos) to create one that’s closer to what one's eye can see. Hydra 4.1 requires macOS 10.11 or higher and is available for $24.99 for a limited time instead of the regular price of $49.99. A demo is available for download.
Jun 29
BatchOutput for Microsoft PowerPoint Improves Default Printer...
Zevrix Solutions has announced BatchOutput PPT 2.2.1, a feature update to company's output automation solution for Microsoft PowerPoint. The utility solves the problem of printing and saving of multiple presentations to PDF and offers batch processing, PDF security, image compression, variable file names and mores. The new version ensures that BatchOutput PPT restores the system's default printer after the processing of Word files is done if this option is selected in the Mac system preferences. BatchOutput PPT can be purchased for $19.95 from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com), as well as from authorized resellers. A demo is available for download. BatchOutput PPT requires macOS 10.5 - 10.12 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2008, 2011 or 2016.
Jun 29
AKVIS Refocus for macOS refocuses to version 8.0
AKVIS (www.akvis.com) has debuted AKVIS Refocus 8.0, an update of the the focus adjustment software for macOS (10.7 and higher) and Windows. The new version provides a number of new features and improvements, including the possibility to save and load custom presets, batch processing for all modes, improved Crop tool, and other changes. AKVIS Refocus 8.0 Home sells for $39. The Deluxe version is $49, and the Business edition is for $72. One license key allows activating and using the software on two computers. Version 8.0 is a free upgrade for recent buyers as well for those who bought “1 Year of Updates” during the last 12 months. Users whose license isn’t valid for the new version can get Refocus 8.0 for $14.95.
Jun 29
HDRist NX for the Mac revved to version 1.1
Ohanaware has announced HDRtist NX 1.1, an update to the company’s High Dynamic Range Imaging software. It provides128-bit image processing utilizing multi-core processors and accelerated graphics hardware. HDRtist NX sports a large live editor with a split view, providing near real time performance while the images are being edited. One-Click Styles allow you to pick and choose a pre-made style. (you can also create and share your own). Version 1.1 supports RAW images from Apple’s Photos app, a new RAW processor, and several optimizations. HDRtist NX 1.0 (http://www.machdr.com) requires macOS 10.11 or higher. It costs $29.99.
Jun 29
ADATA updates external hard drive range
ADATA Technology (www.adata.com) has launched the HD710 Pro external hard drive alongside an addition to the HD650 range. The HD710 Pro improves on its HD710 predecessor by exceeding IP68 dust and water proofing plus military-grade shock resistance. It’s available in four colors. The HD710 Pro offers up to 4TB capacity. The refreshed HD650 arrives in a light blue-over-black color scheme, also providing 4TB capacity. They’re compatible with macOS, Windows and Linus systems. Pricing starts at $89.90 for a 2TB drive.
Jun 29
Apple’s first store in Taiwan opens Saturday
Apple Taipei 101 opens Saturday at 11 a.m., bringing Apple’s products, services and in-store experiences to customers in Taiwan for the first time. At the heart of every Apple Store is the drive to educate and inspire in a space where the community can come together to learn. Apple Taipei 101 will host new “Today at Apple” programs, including more than 60 free hands-on sessions designed for customers of all ages to take their creative skills to the next level around topics including photography and video, art and design, music, coding and more. Earlier this month Apple announced the location with a barricade of hand-cut fabric by Taiwanese artist Yang Shih-Yi that depicts the Banyan tree, a traditional meeting place. Stickers of Yang Shih-Yi’s design are now available on the App Store for iMessage. Unveiled today, the store features Apple’s latest store design. The Forum, centered around the video wall, is a vibrant gathering space and home to the new “Today at Apple” sessions....
Jun 28
Apple posts new iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6 developer betas
Apple has released the fifth developer betas of iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6. Developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center or the Software Update mechanism in the App Store.
Jun 28
MyScript launches next gen MyScript Developer
MyScript (www.myscript.com) has announced the enhanced MyScript Developer portal. The redesigned platform better enables developers to build next-generation applications that leverage digital writing across all popular OS platforms, according to Pierre Laporte, executive vice president, technology enablement, MyScript. The enhanced developer program eliminates the cost of entry for developers and reduces application time-to-market. Developers experience no cost to gain access to MyScript’s digital writing technology and to test the applications prior to release, says Laporte. The digital writing toolkits include:   ° MyScript Cloud Development Kit (CDK), which provides cloud-based recognition services and high-level web components to quickly integrate handwriting recognition into web applications.   ° MyScript Application Toolkit (ATK), which delivers high-level components and widgets to leverage handwriting recognition into native mobile applications. °  MyScript Software...
Jun 28
TurnTable for macOS revved to version 2.0
Aquarius Computer (http://aquariuscomputer.org/) has released TurnTable 2.0, a feature update to their music player for macOS. The update presents record albums as real albums. The Album art is wide screen, reflected with the track list imprinted on it, just like a real record from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Albums are presented in a full collection view of album art. The Records view is flip-through, like a crate of classic records in your garage. TurnTable 2.0 requires macOS 10.10 or later. It costs $4.99 an is available at the Mac App Store in the Music category.
Jun 28
CS Odessa announces Tilt and Turn solution for ConceptDraw Pro
CS Odessa (www.conceptdraw.com) has announced a Tilt and Turn Windows Solution for ConceptDraw Pro 11, which is now available in Solution Park for $25. The Tilt and Turn Windows solution is a tool for window designations that specify style of window and its operation. Windows for homes and commercial applications come in a large assortment of functional styles and many forms of operation. The Tilt and Turn Windows Solution lets you specify the exact type of window that will be used in any situation. ConceptDraw Pro is compatible with macOS and Microsoft Windows and retails for $199. It’s included in ConceptDraw Office 4, which retails for $499.
Jun 28
Output Factory 2 for Adobe InDesign adds scripts, subfolder...
Zevrix Solutions has released Output Factory 2, an upgrade to the company's output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. The software automates printing and exporting from InDesign. It offers batch processing, export as single pages, layer versioning, variable file names, and other productivity-enhancing features. Version 2 lets users run custom AppleScript and JavaScript scripts during processing, and adds an option to save output files in dynamically created subfolders. Output Factory can be purchased from the Zevrix website for $169.95. There’s a “lite” version for $120 and a server version for $700. A demo is available for download. The users of Output Factory 1.x and BatchOutput can upgrade to Output Factory 2 for $85 (or $60 for the lite version). Output Factory requires macOS 10.7-10.12 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2017.
Jun 27
NeoFinder for macOS revved to version 7.1
Norbert M. Doerner has rolled out NeoFinder 7.1, an update of the macOS software for keeping track of digital files, photos, songs, movies, fonts on hard drives, USB sticks, servers, Blu-ray disks, DVD-ROMs, CDROMs, and any other digital media. The new version includes enhanced video cataloging, better workflow integration ("Open with..." menu and lossless image rotation), integrated Dropbox cataloging, and full support for Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer. The tool can now open any files with any programs — if the programs “understand” the file format. NeoFinder 7.x — which requires macOS 10.7 and higher — is a paid upgrade to licensed users of NeoFinder 6.x and CDFinder. Upgrade price starts at $19. Cross-grades for users of competing applications (DiskLibrary, FileFinder, CatFinder, Canto Cumulus, Disk Tracker, DiskCatalogMaker, Atomic View, iView Media Pro, Extensis Portfolio, and more) are available. A free NeoFinder demo version can be downloaded from the NeoFinder...
Jun 27
Troi URL Plug-in 5.0 released for FileMaker Pro 16
Troi (www.troi.com) has released Troi URL Plug-in 5.0 for FileMaker Pro. It’s an update of the tool designed to help you fill in forms on the Internet, all from FileMaker Pro. Troi URL Plug-in also retrieves data or images from web sites. Version 5.0 is compatible with FileMaker Pro 16. A fully functional demo version of Troi URL Plug-in 5.0 is available for downloading at: https://www.troi.com/products/urlplugin/ Licenses cost $79 per user. Details on developer licenses and multi-user discounts can be found on the Troi website. Version 5.0 needs a new registration. The upgrade is free for users who bought a license for Troi URL Plug-in on or after May 24, 2016. Eligible users will be sent a new registration. Upgrades from licenses bought before May 24, 2016, are available from $49 per user.
Jun 26
Apple posts new developer betas of watchOS 3.2.3, iOS 11, tvOS 11
Apple has released the fourth beta version of watchOS 3.2.3, as well as minor developer's updates for iOS 11 and tvOS 11. They can be be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center.
Jun 26
MacSales releases 2TB Aura Pro SSD
MacSales.com has announced the availability of the new OWC 2.0TB Aura Pro Solid State Drive for mid-2012 to early 2013 Apple MacBook Pros with Retina display. It’s also compatible with 2010-2012 MacBook Air. The Aura Pro 2.0TB SSD upgrade frees up and boosts capacity on the internal hard drive. It’s also available as a kit with an Envoy Pro enclosure to immediately reuse an Apple internal hard drive, creating a new external USB 3.1 Gen1 portable drive. The Aura Pro SSD’s global wear leveling algorithm automatically distributes data evenly and manages program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan. Its StaticDataRefresh technology manages free space, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time. The Hardware BCH ECC corrects errors up to 66-bit/1KB for superior data retention and drive health. The Aura Pro SSD’s advanced security protocols support AES 128/256-bit full-drive encryption.   The 2.0TB Aura Pro Solid State Drive and Envoy Pro storage solution are now available for same...
Jun 26
MacFly Pro is new subscription-based Mac maintenance tool
MacFly Pro LLC (www.macflypro.com) has introduced MacFly Pro 1.0, a subscription-based Mac maintenance product. The “personal tech assistant” purportedly learns, with every use, from the user's habits for everyday tasks, software preferences and adjusts its recommendations accordingly. At the end of the day, your Mac gets a personalized maintenance treatment, according to the folks at MacFly Pro. It consists of two major parts. Cleaner can clean user and system caches, broken application data, media leftovers, and unneeded mail attachments. Manager handles old files on your Mac or finds any photo duplicates on the Manager page. MacFly Pro 1.0 pricing starts at $3.33/month for a yearly package. Early bird access to MacFly Pro is available with seven-day free trial option.
Jun 26
MacX MediaTrans 3.9 Offers Full Support for iOS 11 and macOS...
MacXDVD Software has announced MacX MediaTrans 3.9 (https://www.macxdvd.com/mediatrans), an update that provides support for now-in-beta-testing iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra. MacX MediaTrans offers a way to manage, backup and transfer your iOS mobile data, including videos, photos, music, ringtone, ebooks, Voice Memo, iTunes U, Podcast and more. Version 3.9 offers optimized data loading performance, fixes data loading problems as well as fixed errors when sorting music by album. MacX MediaTrans 3.9 is normally priced at $29.9 for a single license copy with life time free upgrade. However, it’s being offered for 70% off for a limited time.
Jun 26
Package Central for Adobe InDesign improves email notification...
Zevrix Solutions has released Package Central 1.9.19, a feature update to company's packaging workflow automation tool for Adobe InDesign. The software automates InDesign packaging with hot folder processing. Package Central offers email notifications, variable packages, PDF export and more. Version 1.9.19 makes it easier to specify multiple addresses for email notifications, and addresses processing errors on some network servers. Package Central can be purchased for $149.95 from the Zevrix website (www.zevrix.com). A demo is available for download. Package Central requires macOS 10.7-10.12 and Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2017.
Jun 23
MacFamilyTree grows to version 8.2
Synium Software has announced MacFamilyTree 8.2 (http://tinyurl.com/2563p63), an update to their genealogy app for macOS 10.10 and higher. It offers ways to explore your personal family history, discover your origins, and how your family has evolved over the course of time. MacFamilyTree 8.2 features new, improved, and configurable charts and diagrams as well as improved FamilySearch integration and better CloudTree performance. In version 8.2, almost every aspect of a chart can be configured. Many presets can now be further refined to your taste. You can adjust coloring, shadows, line styles, information to display, and fonts for all charts. Four new charts have been added to MacFamilyTree 8.2 using fractal algorithms to create stunning representations of your tree: Fractal Tree, Circular Tree, Symmetrical Tree, and the Square Tree. The chart editor in MacFamilyTree 8.2 has been enhanced; position, color, text, font, shadow and style of person boxes, connection lines and fan chart...
Jun 23
One Stop Systems introduces the Magma ExpressBox 3T-V3
One Stop Systems (OSS) has introduced the $999 ExpressBox 3T-V3 (http://tinyurl.com/ycjl4kwj), an expansion chassis with three full length PCIe slots. The EB3T-V3 is fully Thunderbolt certified and features plug and play installation. It can support any combination of x1, x4, x8 and x16 PCIe cards. The chassis features a hot-swappable cooling fan, and users can control fan speed and noise. The EB3T-V3 can provide up to 300W of power. The Magma ExpressBox 3T-V3 features a new PCIe Gen 3 backplane to better match the throughput available with Thunderbolt 3 and the majority of PCIe cards on the market, according to Steve Cooper, CEO of OSS. The expansion chassis contains three PCIe slots connected to the computer through a Thunderbolt 3 cable. You can add up to three PCIe cards to Magma ExpressBox 3T-V3.
Jun 22
Apple releases fourth developer beta of iOS 10.3.3
Apple has posted the fourth developer beta of iOS 10.3.3. It can be be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center.
Jun 22
Rayz and Rayz Plus Lightning earphones get ‘Smart Mute’ feature
Pioneer and Onkyo U.S.A Corp. have announces a new “Smart Mute” feature for the Rayz and Rayz Plus Lightning earphones (www.pioneerrayz.com), along with new Rayz Plus colors - black and rose gold - which are available exclusively at Apple.com and at Apple Retail stores worldwide for $99.95 and $149.95, respectively. Rayz Plus are Lightning earphones with an inline charging node that allows you to charge the iPhone and listen to music or talk at the same time. It uses Apple's newest Lightning audio technology, powered by Avnera's LightX platform. The new “Smart Mute” feature for Rayz and Rayz Plus automatically mutes the microphone when a user isn’t speaking and unmutes the microphone when the user begins speaking again. Users can get Smart Mute by downloading the latest Rayz app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on the Apple App Store and performing a Rayz software update.
Jun 22
Vitamin-R for macOS adds support for Things 3
Publicspace has introduced Vitamin-R 2.48 for macOS. The app breaks down large, vaguely defined tasks into a series of short time slices of between 10 and 30 minutes, each with specific, actionable objectives. Vitamin-R features an array of highly configurable visual, audio and speech notifications. Version 2.49 adds support for the Things 3 to-do list manager. Vitamin-R requires macOS 10.10 or later. The single user version of Vitamin-R is available for $24.99 from the Mac App Store (http://tinyurl.com/m36n6r9) and for $24.95 from the publicspace web store (http://tinyurl.com/ya6sfya). The web store also offers family, business and enterprise licensing and customers may chose to include a "forever upgrade" with their purchase. Each Vitamin-R web store purchase includes a free license for its companion product, Noise Machine, which is also available separately starting at $4.95
Jun 22
Note-taking app SnipNotes arrives on the Mac
Felix Lisczyk has introduced SnipNotes (https://www.snipnotes.de/) for macOS, which extends the existing iOS app. It combines a configurable clipboard manager with an intelligent note-taking app. Users can save any content from their clipboard, websites and more. SnipNotes categorizes notes automatically based on their content and provides a set of actions for each type. SnipNotes takes advantage of many Mac technologies such as Handoff and the new Touch Bar. It requires macOS 10.12 or later. SnipNotes 1.0 for macOS is on sale for $3.99 until July 9 and $8.99 afterwards. The app is available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Productivity category.
Jun 22
Chronos announces six major app upgrades and a special offer
Chronos (www.chronosnet.com) has debuted major upgrade to each of its six design and print apps for macOS, adding color capabilities to each app. The upgraded applications are Business Card Shop 8, FotoFuse 2, Greeting Card Shop 4, iScrapbook 7, Labelist 10 and PrintLife 4. To celebrate, Chronos is offering a 30% discount on these apps between now and midnight on Monday, June 26.
Jun 21
Apple releases lots of new developer betas
Apple has released second developer betas of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, watchOS 4, tvOS 11 and and Xcode 9. Developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center or the Software Update mechanism in the App Store.
Jun 21
Steve Wozniak to address global leaders at DC Tech Summit
Apple co-founder Steve “Woz” Wozniak, will head to Washington, DC on Nov. 2 to share his vision for the future of technology with leaders from local and international business, government, and social sectors at a DC tech summit. "The development of new technology is moving at a rapid pace, faster than ever before," he says. "If I can inspire key players in systems that affect all of us—like healthcare, business, and education—to take advantage of these shifts sooner, that's what I am going to do.” Wozniak will be a headliner at the Future of Technology Summit (www.fts2017.com) where he'll be joined by other tech innovators, including Martin Eberhard, co-founder of Tesla Motors; Prof. Mary "Missy" Cummings, associate professor, mechanical engineering and material sciences at Duke university; Randi Zuckerberg, founder of Zuckerberg Media; and Chris Kemp, Former CTO at NASA founder of Stealth Space Company and co-founder of OpenStack and Nebula, among others. Hosted by global tech and...
Jun 21
HitMan comes to the Mac
Feral Interactive (www.feralinteractive.com) has released HitMan for the Mac. You can buy the game on the Feral Store for $59.99, or from Steam where HITMAN is currently 66% off. As Agent 47 you perform contract hits on powerful, high-profile targets in exotic locations around the world. Gameplay focuses on taking out targets in huge and intricate sandbox levels with complete freedom of approach. Hitman is rated “M” for blood, intense violence, sexual themes, strong language and use of drugs.
Jun 21
Publicspace releases Rest Time 1.0 for the Mac
Publicspace has launched Rest Time for macOS. It’s a break reminder written completely in Swift and using Apple's latest platform technologies. Rest Time schedules breaks “intelligently,” taking into account user activity and device status. It does so without requiring privileged access, preserving your privacy and Internet security. Rest Time lives under an icon in your Mac's menu bar and pays attention to how long you’ve been working. It requires macOS 10.11 or later. The single user version of Rest Time is available for $9.95 from the publicspace web store (http://www.publicspace.net/). The store also offers family, small business, business and enterprise licensing and customers may chose to include a "forever upgrade" with their purchase.
Jun 21
Hej Stylus! for macOS gets new pressure mapping function
Eilert Janssen has announced Hej Stylus! 2.0 (https://hejstylus.com), an update to his macOS menubar application designed to make it easy for designers, illustrators and digital artists to configure and smooth out their stylus and graphics tablet output. The app acts as a control system for the user's graphic input. Version 2.0 offers a new pressure mapping function that takes the pressure output of a user's stylus and maps it along as either a linear or Bezier function. Hej Stylus! 2.0 requires macOS 10.10 or later and costs $15. A 24-hour free trial version of the app is available for download. Discounts are available for volume purchases.
Jun 21
Moneyspire announces support for over 9,000 financial...
Moneyspire (www.moneyspire.com) has announced Moneyspire Connect, the company's new service that allows its personal finance software users to download transactions from over 9,000 financial institutions in the U.S. and around the world. Moneyspire is personal finance software for Mac and Windows systems that "brings your entire financial life together in one place, and helps give you peace of mind." It allows you to kKeep track of your bank accounts, credit cards, etc., and organize your transactions and see where your money is going. Pricing starts at $44.99 for the Basic Edition. A demo is available for download.
Jun 20
CS Odessa announces Transport Hazard Pictograms Solution for...
CS Odessa (www.conceptdraw.com) has released a new transport hazardous warning solution for ConceptDraw Pro 11, which is now available in ConceptDraw Solution Park. The Transport Hazard Pictograms, as well as the GHS Hazard Solution, are a group of libraries that can be used to label containers, vessels, and work places of potentially dangerous contents. The Transport Hazard Pictograms Solution can be used to construct infographics, diagrams, warnings, and posters to comply with the OSHA HAZCOM Standard. The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) — developed and approved by the United Nations — contain a set of agreed icons, which transmit the information about the danger of various chemical goods. These icons are used at the storage, working and transportation of different chemicals and chemical materials. Depending on the purpose of application the icons are classified by types. The transportation of dangerous goods is comprised of a separate...
Jun 20
MyScript launches next gen MyScript Developer
MyScript (www.myscript.com) has announced the enhanced MyScript Developer portal. The completely redesigned platform better enables developers to build next-generation applications that leverage digital writing across all popular OS platforms, according to Pierre Laporte, executive vice president, technology enablement, MyScript. The enhanced developer program eliminates the cost of entry for developers and reduces application time-to-market, he adds. Developers experience no cost to gain access to MyScript’s digital writing technology and to test the applications prior to release. The digital writing toolkits include:   ° MyScript Cloud Development Kit (CDK), which provides cloud-based recognition services and high-level web components to integrate handwriting recognition into web applications.   ° MyScript Application Toolkit (ATK), which delivers high-level components and widgets to leverage handwriting recognition into native mobile applications. The ATK includes OS platform...
Jun 20
Pond 5 announces Pond5 Add-on for Adobe Premiere Pro
Pond5 (www.pond5.com) announced the availability of the Pond5 Add-on for Adobe Premiere Pro, a free plug-in available through the Adobe Premiere extension panel that makes royalty-free HD and 4K video as well as music and sound effects immediately accessible from directly within the NLE. There are more than seven million videos and over one million audio files that users can try out directly in any project, according to Jason Teichman, CEO of Pond5. Users can enter any search term to browse the collection, then narrow their search by price, duration, frame rate and more. Once a clip is selected, just drag it into the timeline to try it out. Content creators can edit, add filters and transitions, and experiment with as many clips as they like. All changes will be saved when the project is finalized. When an editor is happy with the files chosen, he or she can quickly replace low-res comps with hi-res files by purchasing directly in the app. All of the files will automatically be...
Jun 20
PhoneRescue gets updated user interface
iMobie (www.imobile.com) has announced PhoneRescue 3.3, an update to their iOS data recovery software for macOS and Windows. It’s a recovery tool for iOS users to restore photos, messages, contacts, notes and more. Version 3.3 offers a redesigned user interface and some performance tweaks. A personal license costs $49.99, and a family license is $69.99. On the Mac platform, PhoneRescue requires macOS 10.8 or higher.
Jun 20
Kensington ships SD5000T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station
Kensington (www.kensington.com) has announced the general availability of its $349.99 SD5000T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station for macOS. It provides a bridge allowing more mobile and thinner devices access to a suite of gadgets on the user’s desk. The SD500% accommodates a single cable carrying up to 40Gbps of data in one compact port that supports dual 4K video and a complete array of desktop accessories connected at eight times the speed of USB 3.0, while also providing up to 85W of laptop power delivery to macOS systems. With Zero Footprint Mounting, users can mount the dock to the back of a 75mm or 100mm VESA-compatible external monitor (mounting plate sold separately), reducing desktop clutter.   “Thunderbolt 3 technology delivers the apex of desktop performance with 40Gbps of data transfer, ideal for those who want to drive their productivity to new levels,” says Louie Yao, Senior Global Product Manager, Kensington. “The new SD5000T dock not only enables users to optimize the...
Jun 19
Apple posts fourth beta of macOS 10.12.6
Apple has released a fourth developer beta of macOS 10.12.6. It can be be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center.
Jun 19
RAIDON announces new internal RAID 5 Modules
RAIDON (http://tinyurl.com/yatkuonn) has announced a new internal RAID module dubbed iR4300-S2. It not only provides hardware RAID functions as you’d expect, but also a new metal key lock designed to prevent data lost due to a drive being removed by accident. 
The RAIDON InTANK iR4300-S2 internal RAID module is designed for 2.5-pinch hard drives or Solid State Drives (SSDs). Contact RAIDON for pricing.
Jun 19
Troi Releases Troi File Plug-In 9.0.1 For FileMaker Pro 16
Troi has released Troi File Plug-in 9.0.1 for FileMaker Pro 16. It's a tool for getting access to information outside the FileMaker Pro database. Any files or folders stored on the computer can be accessed through the functions of the plug-in. Version 9.0.1 is a maintenance update. A fully functional demo version of Troi File Plug-in 9.0 is available for downloading at Troi's website (https://www.troi.com/products/fileplugin/). Licenses cost $99 per user. The upgrade is free for users who bought a license for Troi File Plug-in on or after May 10, 2016. Eligible users will be sent a new registration. Contact Tro if you haven’t received yours after May 12. Upgrades from licenses bought before May 10, 2016, are available from $59 per user. Upgrade prices for other licenses can be found on the Troi website.
Jun 19
Briksoftware releases FNable 2.0 with Touch Bar support
Briksoftware has released FNable 2.0 (https://fnable.com), a feature update of the function key enabling software for macOS. It serves as the caps lock for your FN key. FNable runs in the background and can change your special keys to function keys. Version 2 introduces support for Logitech keyboards and enables their function keys just like it does for Apple's keyboards or Touch Bar keyboards. FNable requires macOS 10.11 or higher. It costs $7.50 for new users. To provide existing customers of the app an update path, FNable will be available for 50% discount for all of June.
Jun 16
Jamie Erlicht, Zack Van Amburg join Apple to lead video...
Apple has announced that Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, two successful TV execs, are joining the company in newly created positions overseeing all aspects of video programming. Erlicht and Van Amburg will lead video programming worldwide, reporting to Eddy Cue. They join Apple from Sony Pictures Television where they have served as presidents since 2005, and have been responsible for programs such as Breaking Bad and its spinoff Better Call Saul, The Crown, Rescue Me and more. “Jamie and Zack are two of the most talented TV executives in the world and have been instrumental in making this the golden age of television,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “We have exciting plans in store for customers and can’t wait for them to bring their expertise to Apple — there is much more to come.” “It will be an honor to be part of the Apple team,” said Jamie Erlicht. “We want to bring to video what Apple has been so successful with in their...
Jun 16
PDF Studio 12 adds PDF Imposition, Excel to PDF and PDF to Word
Qoppa Software has announced PDF Studio 12 (https://www.qoppa.com/pdfstudio/), an update to their PDF editing application for Mac, Windows and Linux systems. Version 12 adds new features, including PDF Imposition, Scanning Configuration, Excel to PDF Conversion, Page Resize, and 4K Display Support. On the Mac platform, PDF Studio 12 requires macOS 10.10 or higher. The Standard version costs $89, and the Pro version is $129. A demo is available for download.
Jun 15
Data Creator for macOS revved to version 1.6
Tension Software (www.tensionsoftware.com) has upgraded Data Creator for macOS to version 1.6. The app allows you to create data tables and fill them with proper pseudo-random content to export to build and test database, web pages and apps. Version 1.6 offers new type, “Decimal Number in Range,” and offers various bug fixes. Data Creator requires macOS 10.10 or higher and costs $9.99.
 

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Thimbleweed Park (Games)
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Warbands: Bushido (Games)
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The best mobile games like Divinity: Ori...
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Iron Marines guide - beginner tips and t...
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Through the Ages (Games)
Through the Ages 1.0.60 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $9.99, Version: 1.0.60 (iTunes) Description: The offical adaptation of Vlaada Chvátil’s strategy classic, the second best board game ever by Board Game Geek website... | Read more »
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Uri: The Sprout of Lotus Creek (Games)
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