MacNews Latest News http://www.macnews.com/news en Poll: 4% likely to purchase the Apple Watch http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/24/poll-4-likely-purchase-apple-watch <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="400" height="474" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/AppleWatch_4.jpg?1429897128" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A poll by SurveyMonkey of 505 people conducted since April 8 found that just over 4% said they were "extremely likely" or "very likely" to buy Apple Watch, reports CNBC(<a href="http://www.cnbc.com/id/102617561" title="http://www.cnbc.com/id/102617561">http://www.cnbc.com/id/102617561</a>).</p> <p>About 74% said they were "not at all likely" to buy the smartwatch. Three percent said they planned to buy the watch on the first day of sales (which is today).</p> <p>"Look, it's early. I think that's what the poll results say. People didn't have a lot of great reasons" to buy it, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg told CNBC's "Squawk Box."</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/24/poll-4-likely-purchase-apple-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/24/poll-4-likely-purchase-apple-watch#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:39:28 +0000 dsellers 1817786 at http://www.macnews.com Jumsoft announces update of Toolbox for MS Office http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/24/jumsoft-announces-update-toolbox-ms-office <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Toolbox%20for%20MS%20Office%20Icon.jpg?1429817012" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Jumsoft (<a href="http://www.jumsoft.com" title="www.jumsoft.com">www.jumsoft.com</a>) has introducedToolbox for MS Office 2.0.4, an update of its popular graphics and design application for Mac OS X. </p> <p>Toolbox for MS Office provides templates and illustrations for creating content ranging from invoices and greeting cards to presentations and portfolios. Version 2.0.4 includes around 400 previously unreleased templates for Word, as well as hundreds of maps, diagrams, clipart images, icons, and other types of illustrations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/24/jumsoft-announces-update-toolbox-ms-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/24/jumsoft-announces-update-toolbox-ms-office#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:23:41 +0000 dsellers 1817246 at http://www.macnews.com Apple updates TestFight to version 1.1.1 http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/apple-updates-testfight-version-111 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="250" height="236" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/TestFlight-Icon-JPEG.jpg?1429824493" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has updated its TestFlight app to version 1.1.1, adding support for Apple WatchKit apps embedded inside beta iOS apps. </p> <p>TestFlight lets you install and beta test apps on an iOS device. After a developer invites you to beta test their app, you can install new versions as they become available. TestFlight also allows you to provide feedback to developers on the features you are testing in the prerelease apps you’ve been invited to.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/apple-updates-testfight-version-111" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/apple-updates-testfight-version-111#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:28:59 +0000 dsellers 1817251 at http://www.macnews.com Comcast Plans to Drop Takeover of Time Warner http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/comcast-plans-drop-takeover-time-warner <p>AppleInsider just <a href="http://appleinsider.com/articles/15/04/23/comcast-will-end-efforts-to-acquire-time-warner-cable---report">reported</a> that according to an article by <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-23/comcast-said-planning-to-withdraw-offer-for-time-warner-cable">Bloomberg</a> today, Comcast plans to walk away from its proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. Reportedly, the FCC is "leaning toward concluding the merger doesn’t help consumer consumers."</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/comcast-plans-drop-takeover-time-warner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/comcast-plans-drop-takeover-time-warner#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:49:09 +0000 neil 1817216 at http://www.macnews.com Sonnet Announces Avid-qualified DX Thunderbolt Adapter http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/sonnet-announces-avid-qualified-dx-thunderbolt-adapter <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="250" height="152" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/sonnet-dxthunderboltadapter%20Small.jpg?1429816651" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sonnet Technologies (<a href="http://www.sonnettech.com" title="www.sonnettech.com">www.sonnettech.com</a>) has released the US$250 Sonnet DX Thunderbolt Adapter for Avid Media Composer Mojo DX and Avid Nitris DX.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/sonnet-announces-avid-qualified-dx-thunderbolt-adapter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/sonnet-announces-avid-qualified-dx-thunderbolt-adapter#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:17:40 +0000 dsellers 1817211 at http://www.macnews.com DayMap for Mac OS X revved to version 2.1 http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/daymap-mac-os-x-revved-version-21 <p>Whetstone Apps (<a href="http://whetstoneapps.com/" title="http://whetstoneapps.com/">http://whetstoneapps.com/</a>) has announced DayMap 2.1 an update to their productivity app for Mac OS X. </p> <p>DayMap is a visual app for planning projects and associated tasks. It's now available in Chinese, French and German. In version 2.1, the user interface has also been updated to offer a way of organizing and scheduling projects and tasks in a visually intuitive Project Outliner and Weekly or Monthly Scheduler.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/daymap-mac-os-x-revved-version-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/23/daymap-mac-os-x-revved-version-21#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:07:33 +0000 dsellers 1817206 at http://www.macnews.com Maintain serves up Cocktail 7.8.1 (Mavericks Edition) http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/22/maintain-serves-cocktail-781-mavericks-edition <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Cocktail-Icon_6.jpg?1429637381" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Maintain has served up Cocktail 7.8.1 (<a href="http://cocktail.maintain.se" title="http://cocktail.maintain.se">http://cocktail.maintain.se</a>) Mavericks Edition, a new version of its Mac OS X utility. This version adds ability to clear Dictation &amp; Speech and Help caches. It also contains miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements as well as updated Automator actions and Help files.</p> <p>Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. Its features are arranged into five categories that help you manage various aspects of your computer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/22/maintain-serves-cocktail-781-mavericks-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/22/maintain-serves-cocktail-781-mavericks-edition#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:29:47 +0000 dsellers 1815881 at http://www.macnews.com CS Odessa updates AWS Architecture Diagrams Solution http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/22/cs-odessa-updates-aws-architecture-diagrams-solution <p>CS Odessa (<a href="http://www.conceptdraw.com" title="www.conceptdraw.com">www.conceptdraw.com</a>) has announced the AWS Architecture Diagrams solution, the latest addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park. </p> <p>It's a collection of library objects, templates, and example drawings for ConceptDraw Pro and is available at no charge to users of ConceptDraw Pro 10 and ConceptDraw Office 3 (available for Mac OS X and Windows), via the ConceptDraw Solution Park.</p> <p>ConceptDraw Office retails for US$499 (USD) and can be purchased directly from CS Odessa or their resellers. The suite is designed for knowledge workers, managers, project managers and academics.</p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/22/cs-odessa-updates-aws-architecture-diagrams-solution#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:23:55 +0000 dsellers 1815876 at http://www.macnews.com Ooppa Software releases PDF Studio 10 for the Mac http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/ooppa-software-releases-pdf-studio-10-mac <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="300" height="128" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/PDF%20Studio.jpg?1429655026" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Qoppa Software (<a href="http://www.qoppa.com/" title="http://www.qoppa.com/">http://www.qoppa.com/</a>) has released PDF Studio 10, an all-in-one PDF editing software for Mac OS X. The new version adds PDF Optimization, Overlay Comparison and Conversion to HTML5. </p> <p>The Optimizer function provides options for users to reduce the file size of PDF documents before sharing or publishing them. Images can be downsized and compressed, unused and duplicate objects removed, and data streams compressed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/ooppa-software-releases-pdf-studio-10-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/ooppa-software-releases-pdf-studio-10-mac#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:23:49 +0000 dsellers 1816011 at http://www.macnews.com KeyCue for Mac OS X revved to version 7.5 http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/keycue-mac-os-x-revved-version-75 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="200" height="149" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/KeyCue_1.jpg?1429637604" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Ergonis Software has introduced KeyCue 7.5, an update to the cheat sheet for learning and remembering keyboard shortcuts. </p> <p>The upgrade allows you to omit keyboard shortcuts from the shortcut table. This is useful for shortcuts that you know already. The new version also improves the convenience of getting informed about and installing new versions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/keycue-mac-os-x-revved-version-75" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/keycue-mac-os-x-revved-version-75#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:34:58 +0000 dsellers 1815886 at http://www.macnews.com Adobe updates its Creative Cloud Photography apps http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/adobe-updates-its-creative-cloud-photography-apps <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="125" height="157" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Adobe-Logo.jpg?1429636469" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Adobe has announced an update to its Creative Cloud Photography plan (<a href="https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/photography.html" title="https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/photography.html">https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/photography.html</a>) with the release of an all-new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC that's faster and sports new tools to edit, enhance, organize and showcase photos.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/adobe-updates-its-creative-cloud-photography-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/adobe-updates-its-creative-cloud-photography-apps#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:14:32 +0000 dsellers 1815871 at http://www.macnews.com Quark Software introduces procedure management solution for Global 2000 http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/quark-software-introduces-procedure-management-solution-global-2000 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="175" height="61" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Quark_0.jpg?1429625166" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Quark Software has introduced Quark Procedure Management, a new knowledge management solution that enables large enterprises to streamline the creation, management and publishing of policies and procedures.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/quark-software-introduces-procedure-management-solution-global-2000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/quark-software-introduces-procedure-management-solution-global-2000#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:09 +0000 dsellers 1815796 at http://www.macnews.com FileMaker Go for iOS: over 1.5 million downloads and counting http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/filemaker-go-ios-over-15-million-downloads-and-counting <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="250" height="209" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/FileMaker-Small.jpg?1429624312" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>FileMaker Inc. (<a href="http://www.filemaker.com" title="www.filemaker.com">www.filemaker.com</a>) says its FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone app has surpassed 1.5 million downloads from the Apple App Store. </p> <p>The FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone app is part of FileMakers lineup of desktop, server and iOS software for creating custom business solutions that run on iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and web browsers. The FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone app is downloadable for free from the Apple App Store.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/filemaker-go-ios-over-15-million-downloads-and-counting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/filemaker-go-ios-over-15-million-downloads-and-counting#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:52:58 +0000 dsellers 1815781 at http://www.macnews.com Output Factory for Adobe InDesign Introduces PDF Security Automation http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/output-factory-adobe-indesign-introduces-pdf-security-automation <p>Zevrix Solutions has introduced Output Factory 1.5.21, a feature update to its output automation solution for Adobe InDesign. </p> <p>Output Factory automates printing, exporting and preflighting from InDesign, and offers batch processing, export as single pages, variable file names, layer versioning, PDF preflight, file delivery, output history and more. The new version lets users automate creation of secure PDF documents with password protection, encryption, copy and print restriction, and other options.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/output-factory-adobe-indesign-introduces-pdf-security-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/21/output-factory-adobe-indesign-introduces-pdf-security-automation#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:36:00 +0000 dsellers 1815186 at http://www.macnews.com iBarcoder upgrade for Mac OS X features added codes, other enhancements http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/ibarcoder-upgrade-mac-os-x-features-added-codes-other-enhancements <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iBarcoder_0.jpg?1429537693" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Cristallight Software has launched iBarcoder 3.7.4, an update to their barcode generator for Mac OS X (10.7 and higher).</p> <p>With the app, users can create any number of customized, colorful barcode labels in their own style, in any size, or shape. The app can create Datamatrix and QR Codes. Version 3.7.4 features added codes and other enhancements.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/ibarcoder-upgrade-mac-os-x-features-added-codes-other-enhancements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/ibarcoder-upgrade-mac-os-x-features-added-codes-other-enhancements#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:48:23 +0000 dsellers 1815196 at http://www.macnews.com Boot Runner 2 for Mac OS X adds more customization support http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/boot-runner-2-mac-os-x-adds-more-customization-support <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="100" height="100" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Boot-Runner-Icon.jpg?1429537402" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Twocanoes Software (<a href="http://www.twocanoes.com" title="www.twocanoes.com">www.twocanoes.com</a>) has trotted out Boot Runner 2, an update to the OS startup manager for Macs. </p> <p>It provides complete start up control and management of dual-boot Macs. Boot Runner 2 adds support for native and virtual operating systems in any combination of OS X, Windows, Chrome OS, Linux and more. Version 2.0 includes new and improved customization features to make it easier for users to find and start the OS environment that they need.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/boot-runner-2-mac-os-x-adds-more-customization-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/boot-runner-2-mac-os-x-adds-more-customization-support#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:43:26 +0000 dsellers 1815191 at http://www.macnews.com AKVIS NatureArt gets new Transform tool, more http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/akvis-natureart-gets-new-transform-tool-more <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="188" height="224" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/NatureArt_2.jpg?1429536461" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>AKVIS (<a href="http://www.akvis.com" title="www.akvis.com">www.akvis.com</a>) has released AKVIS NatureArt 7.0, an update of its collection of nature effects for images. The software can be used as a standalone application and/or Photoshop plugin, on Mac OS X and Windows.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/akvis-natureart-gets-new-transform-tool-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/20/akvis-natureart-gets-new-transform-tool-more#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:32:14 +0000 dsellers 1815181 at http://www.macnews.com Maintain releases Cocktail 8.3 (Yosemite Edition) http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/17/maintain-releases-cocktail-83-yosemite-edition <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Cocktail-Icon_5.jpg?1429291903" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Maintain has served Cocktail 8.3 (Yosemite Edition), the latest maintenance update for users running OS X Yosemite. </p> <p>Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. Version 8.3 adds the ability to clear clear Dictation &amp; Speech, Help, Spotlight and VoiceOver caches. It also resolves some minor compatibility issues with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/17/maintain-releases-cocktail-83-yosemite-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/17/maintain-releases-cocktail-83-yosemite-edition#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:33:52 +0000 dsellers 1813801 at http://www.macnews.com Strata announces Design 3D CX 8.0 for Mac http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/17/strata-announces-design-3d-cx-80-mac <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="200" height="113" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Strata-Icon-Smallest.jpg?1429208120" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Strata has announced the latest version of its Strata Design 3D CX app (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/lw7t9ln" title="http://tinyurl.com/lw7t9ln">http://tinyurl.com/lw7t9ln</a>) for creative professionals. Version 8.0 introduces features designed to enhance the design workflow; also, it leverages some of the latest technology in Mac OS X to provide access to more memory and faster rendering.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/17/strata-announces-design-3d-cx-80-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/17/strata-announces-design-3d-cx-80-mac#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:15:25 +0000 dsellers 1813276 at http://www.macnews.com Apple posts supplemental update to Mac OS X 10.10.3 http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/apple-posts-supplemental-update-mac-os-x-10103 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="300" height="225" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Mac-OS-X-Logo_5.jpg?1429208955" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has posted a supplemental update to the recently-released Mac OS X 10.10.3. It addresses a video driver glitch that caused some Mac users to experience startup trouble.</p> <p>In Apple's words, "OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Supplemental Update 10.10.3" "fixes a video driver issue that may prevent your Mac from starting up when running certain apps that capture video." It's available for all OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 users at the Mac App Store.</p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/apple-posts-supplemental-update-mac-os-x-10103#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:29:19 +0000 dsellers 1813286 at http://www.macnews.com iConnectivity releases iConnectAUDIO4+ http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/iconnectivity-releases-iconnectaudio4 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="250" height="55" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iConnect.jpg?1429208238" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>iConnectivity (<a href="http://www.iConnectivity.com" title="www.iConnectivity.com">www.iConnectivity.com</a>) has released iConnectAUDIO4+, their next-generation audio and MIDI interface for Mac OS X, Windows, and iOS systems. It has a manufacturer's suggested retail price of US$349.99.</p> <p>iConnectAUDIO4+ is a multi-host audio and MIDI interface. Its Multi-Host technology supports multiple audio and MIDI peripherals, and also multiple computing devices simultaneously. It can handle any combination of up to two Macs, PCs, and iOS devices as well as up to nine connected MIDI peripherals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/iconnectivity-releases-iconnectaudio4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/iconnectivity-releases-iconnectaudio4#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:23:20 +0000 dsellers 1813281 at http://www.macnews.com Conservation Fund partners with Apple to protect U.S. working forests http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/conservation-fund-partners-apple-protect-us-working-forests <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="75" height="50" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/GreenerAppleLogo_14.jpg?1429203809" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Conservation Fund (<a href="http://www.conservationfund.org/" title="http://www.conservationfund.org/">http://www.conservationfund.org/</a>) is partnering with Apple to help protect working forests in the United States. The Apple initiative will conserve more than 36,000 acres of working forestland in Maine and North Carolina, ensuring these forests stay forests and any timber on the land is harvested sustainably.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/conservation-fund-partners-apple-protect-us-working-forests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/conservation-fund-partners-apple-protect-us-working-forests#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:02:23 +0000 dsellers 1813206 at http://www.macnews.com Apple, SunPower to build two solar power projects in China http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/apple-sunpower-build-two-solar-power-projects-china <p>SunPower Corp. (<a href="http://www.sunpower.com" title="www.sunpower.com">www.sunpower.com</a>), a company that makes solar panels, says it plans to partner with Apple to build two solar power projects totaling 40 megawatts (MW) in ABA Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefectures, Sichuan Province of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC).</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/apple-sunpower-build-two-solar-power-projects-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/apple-sunpower-build-two-solar-power-projects-china#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:18:06 +0000 dsellers 1813141 at http://www.macnews.com Prosoft Engineering announces CleanExit for the Mac http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/prosoft-engineering-announces-cleanexit-mac <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="134" height="184" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/CleanExit-Box.jpg?1429128076" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Prosoft Engineering has released CleanExit, a secure hard drive wiping software for Mac OS X and Windows that erases your computer hard drive "so your files are completely and permanently unrecoverable, protecting you from identity theft," says CEO Greg Brewer.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/prosoft-engineering-announces-cleanexit-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/16/prosoft-engineering-announces-cleanexit-mac#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:55:47 +0000 dsellers 1812591 at http://www.macnews.com Space Hulk: Ascension for Mac available on Stream http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/15/space-hulk-ascension-mac-available-stream <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="300" height="150" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Space-Hulk.jpg?1429106704" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Full Control says the third expansion for Space Hulk: Ascension is live for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux on Steam. The Dark Angels Expansion "Bringer of Sorrow" unlocks the Deathwing of the Dark Angels Chapter and includes a further 20 story missions, and 20 flash missions for players to conquer.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/15/space-hulk-ascension-mac-available-stream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/04/15/space-hulk-ascension-mac-available-stream#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:05:14 +0000 dsellers 1812446 at http://www.macnews.com