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DEVONthink for macOS revved to version 2.9.17

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:32

DEVONtechnologies has updated all editions of its intelligent information and document manager DEVONthink for macOS 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. All four updates are free and recommended for all users.

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DJ Mixer Professional now compatible with maOS High Sierra

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:43

DJMixerSoft (http://www.djmixersoft.com) has updated DJ Mixer Professional to version 3.6.9. It’s an update of the 4-deck DJ mixing software.

Version 3.6.9 adds macOS 10.13 High Sierra compatibility. It also brings support for eight new high-end DJ controllers from Numark, Denon, Reloop, Hercules.

DJ Mixer Professional costs $99.95. A demo is available for download.

Apple releases sixth developer betas of iOS 11.25, tvOS 11.25

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:08

Apple has released the sixth developer betas of iOS 11.25 and tvOS 11.25. Registered developers can download it from Apple's Developer Center — or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

Apple announces new investments in the U.S. economy

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:38

Apple has announced a new set of investments to build on its commitment to support the American economy and its workforce, concentrated in three areas where the tech giant has had the greatest impact on job creation: direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with Apple’s domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the app economy that the company created with iPhone and the App Store.

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Troi Serial Plug-in 5.0.1 now available

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:10

Troi Automatisering today announced the availability of the final version of Troi Serial Plug-in 5.0.1 for FileMaker Pro 16. It’s a maintenance upgrade.

Troi Serial Plug-in can be used whenever you need to send or receive ASCII data over a serial port. A fully functional demo version of Troi Serial Plug-in 5.0.1 is available for downloading at https://www.troi.com/products/serialplugin/ . A cross platform developer license costs $999.

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Secdo announces security support for the Mac

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:36

Secdo (www.secdo.com), which specializes in automated endpoint security and incident response technology, has announced support for macOS. The company says its approach “brings a number of long-awaited firsts among endpoint detection and response providers who lack feature parity for organizations faced with growing numbers of Mac users.”

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Typinator 7.4 for macOS improves Quick Search feature

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:21

Ergonis Software has announced Typinator 7.4, a maintenance update to their text expander. 

It’s not only a typing assistant that speeds repetitive typing tasks, but also a system-wide auto-correction tool that automatically fixes typing errors and misspelled words. Version 7.4 improves Typinator's Quick Search feature and offers more than 30 further usability and compatibility improvements.

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Western Digital debuts two new G-Speed Shuttle products

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:49

Western Digital has introduced two new ultra-transportable solutions in its high-powered G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle product family. They’re designed to meet the demands of professional content creators who need “lightning-fast transfer speed and a high-capacity storage solution that can easily be moved from the studio to wherever your project takes you, and back,” says Scott Vouri, vice president strategy and business development, G-Technology, Western Digital.

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Apple posts fifth developer beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:31

Apple has seeded the fifth developer beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 update to developers. Registered developers can download it from Apple's Developer Center — or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

Twelve South launches the PencilSnap for the Apple Pencil

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:20

TwelveSouth (www.twelvesouth.com) has debuted the $29.99 PencilSnap, an Apple Pencil accessory with hidden magnets that keep the iPad Pro tool connected to your Apple Smart Cover.

It can also be used as a standalone protective sleeve to keep Pencil free from nicks and scratches. It's designed to fit like a glove so you don't have to worry about the tool falling out.

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AKVIS releases Pin-Up Pack for AKVIS Frames, AKVIS ArtSuite

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:17

AKVIS (www.akvis.com) has released a new set of frames — the $17 Pin-Up Pack, created exclusively for use in AKVIS Frames (free) and AKVIS ArtSuite $39).

Pin-up style that was extremely popular in the USA in the 1940s and the 1950s is undergoing a revival nowadays. The term not only refers to the retro fashion, but also to art, graphic design, filming and photography (so-called Cheesecake photography style). You can use the Pin-Up Pack to decorate your photographs

On the Mac platform, the AKVIS products run on macOS 10.7 and higher. A demo os AKVIS ArtSuite is available for download.

Apple announces Speedometer 2.0 for web browser engineers

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:48

Apple's WebKit team has announced Speedometer 2.0. It’s an update of the benchmarking suite designed to allow browser engineers to test their browser engines.

WebKit is a layout engine software component for rendering web pages in web browsers. It powers Apple's Safari web browser.

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Keep It 1.2 adds icon view, custom note styles, ,ore

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:24

Reinvented Software has updated Keep It — their notebook, scrapbook and organizer for macOS — to version 1.2.

The upgrade 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.

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Apple releases tvOS 11.2.5 beta 5 to developers

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 18:45

Apple has released tvOS 11.2.5 beta 5 to developers. Registered developers can download it from Apple's Developer Center — or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

Package Central for Adobe InDesign now supports IDML file processing

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:11

Zevrix Solutions has announced Package Central 1.11, a feature update to company's file packaging automation solution for Adobe InDesign.

The software automatically collects InDesign documents along with their fonts and links from watched hot folders. Package Central can serve unlimited users on a network and offers email notifications, variable folder names, PDF export, and more. Version 1.11 lets users process IDML files that enable backwards compatibility with older InDesign versions.

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Jan. 12 news from CES

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:04

This week the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in full swing in Las Vegas. There are too many announcements to list each one in a separate article, so here are some of today’s highlights:

Tech21 has announced three new protective cases for the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. They include a limited edition Chinese New Year case designed in collaboration with cut paper artist Bovey Lee, a premium vegan leather case and the Evo Max, the brand’s “most protective case ever.”

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Apple posts new developer, public betas of iOS 11.2.5

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 18:34

Apple has released a new developer beta of iOS 11.2.5, as well as a new public beta.

Registered developers can download the iOS 11.2.5 beta from Apple's Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center. Public beta testers can get the beta over-the-air.

Star Micronics displays Apple Certified AirPrint POS Printer

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:17

International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics (www.Star-EMEA.com) says its upcoming Star TSP654II AirPrint will be the first 80 and 58mm receipt and ticket POS printer on the market to be Apple AirPrint certified. Pricing and availability haven’t been announced.
 

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Jan. 11 news from CES

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:18

This week the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in full swing in Las Vegas. There are too many announcements to list each one in a separate article, so here are some of today’s highlights:

Matias (http://matias.ca/aluminum/mac-rgb/pr/) has released RGB-Backlit versions of its Wired Aluminum Keyboard for Mac and PC. With modern Apple-inspired styling, it’s available in Silver and Space Gray aluminum for Mac, and in Black Aluminum for PC.

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App Tamer for macOS revved to version 2.3.4

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:34

St. Clair Software (www.stclairsoft.com) has updated App Tamer, its Mac utility that manages applications to yield more efficient CPU usage, increased battery life and quieter operation.

App Tamer's 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.

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