MacNews Latest News http://www.macnews.com/news en Apple reports record first quarter results http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/apple-reports-record-first-quarter-results <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="300" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/AppleLogoBlue_0.jpg?1422395787" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter that ended Dec. 27, 2014. The company posted record quarterly revenue of $74.6 billion and record quarterly net profit of $18 billion, or $3.06 per diluted share. </p> <p>These results compare to revenue of $57.6 billion and net profit of $13.1 billion, or $2.07 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 39.9% compared to 37.9% in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 65 percent of the quarter’s revenue.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/apple-reports-record-first-quarter-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/apple-reports-record-first-quarter-results#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:00:01 +0000 dsellers 1761686 at http://www.macnews.com Apple releases Mac OS X 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3 http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/apple-releases-mac-os-x-10102-ios-813 <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_1.jpg?1422386958" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has released Mac OS X 10.10.2 and iOS 8.1.3. Mac OS X 10.10.2 is a free download at the Mac App Store. According to Apple, the upgrade:</p> <p>° Resolves an issue that may cause Wi-Fi to disconnect;</p> <p>° Resolves an issue that may cause web pages to load slowly;</p> <p>° Fixes an issue that caused Spotlight to load remote email content when the preference was disabled in Mail;</p> <p>° Improves audio and video sync when using Bluetooth headphones; </p> <p>° Adds the ability to browse iCloud Drive in Time Machine;</p> <p>° Improves VoiceOver speech performance;</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/apple-releases-mac-os-x-10102-ios-813" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/apple-releases-mac-os-x-10102-ios-813#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:29:22 +0000 dsellers 1761591 at http://www.macnews.com New visual planning software launched for the Mac http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/new-visual-planning-software-launched-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="256" height="256" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/HyperCard-Logo.jpg?1422385577" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Oryx Digital has introduced Hyper Plan 1.0.1, its new planning solution for Mac OS X and Windows. It allows anyone to create cards with user-defined properties, such as status, priority, assigned to and budget. </p> <p>The cards can then be arranged and colored according to these properties. Users can arrange cards in rows by priority, or even colored by who they have been assigned to. Hyper Plan can also arrange cards in a timeline and total numerical properties by row and column.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/new-visual-planning-software-launched-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/new-visual-planning-software-launched-mac#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:06:22 +0000 dsellers 1761581 at http://www.macnews.com Western Union adds support for Apple Pay http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/western-union-adds-support-apple-pay <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="85" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Western-Union-Logo.jpg?1422381857" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Western Union (<a href="http://www.westernunion.com" title="www.westernunion.com">www.westernunion.com</a>), which specializes in global payment services, has announced it will offer Apple Pay, Apple's mobile payment solution, at Western Union’s flagship locations, to provide consumers yet another way to fund global money transfers and bill payments in the United States.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/western-union-adds-support-apple-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/western-union-adds-support-apple-pay#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:06:31 +0000 dsellers 1761511 at http://www.macnews.com HYPER Kickstarting the iPin laser pointer for iOS http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/hyper-kickstarting-ipin-laser-pointer-ios <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="500" height="121" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/HYPER.jpg?1422370136" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>HYPER has a new Kickstarter project to launch the iPin: "The World's Smallest Laser Pointer and Wireless Presenter" for iPhone/iOS and Android. The Kickstarter project ends in 15 days time on Feb. 9.<br />  <br /> HYPER says the iPin is the world’s smallest laser pointer attachment for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. As the name suggest, it's as tiny as a pin that disappears completely into the audio jack of the iOS device with almost no protruding parts. It turns the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch into a laser pointer and wireless presenter.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/hyper-kickstarting-ipin-laser-pointer-ios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/hyper-kickstarting-ipin-laser-pointer-ios#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:51:53 +0000 dsellers 1761351 at http://www.macnews.com FontAgent Pro Server 6 adds usage/license compliance reports, more http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/fontagent-pro-server-6-adds-usagelicense-compliance-reports-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="262" height="256" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/FontAgent-Box.jpg?1422369163" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Insider Software has released FontAgent Pro Server 6 for Macintosh. The new release of the font server introduces: 
</p> <p>• Unique, highly detailed font usage and license compliance reports<br /> • An all-new browser-based dashboard and admin tools<br /> • Architecture, performance and directory services enhancements<br /> • Support for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite<br /> • Customizable web previews of server-based fonts.</p> <p>FontAgent Pro Server 6 also introduces an all-new dashboard that enables admins to:</p> <p>• Create and manage users and groups<br /> • Distribute font libraries to users and groups with two clicks</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/fontagent-pro-server-6-adds-usagelicense-compliance-reports-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/fontagent-pro-server-6-adds-usagelicense-compliance-reports-more#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:32:47 +0000 dsellers 1761331 at http://www.macnews.com AssistiveWare introduces new Mac word processor http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/assistiveware-introduces-new-mac-word-processor <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="128" height="128" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Wrise-Icon.jpg?1422368346" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>AssistiveWare (<a href="http://www.assistiveware.com" title="http://www.assistiveware.com">http://www.assistiveware.com</a>) has released Wrise 1.0, its latest Mac OS X application that will be introduced at this week's ATIA conference in Orlando, Florida. </p> <p>Wrise is a text-to-speech-powered word processor designed to make reading and writing accessible for everyone. Offering word highlighting, zoom and EasyReading mode, texts become more comprehensible and easier on the eyes, says says David Niemeijer, CEO and founder of AssistiveWare. With Speak as you Type, Word Prediction and speech tags, writing effort is significantly reduced, he adds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/assistiveware-introduces-new-mac-word-processor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/assistiveware-introduces-new-mac-word-processor#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:19:10 +0000 dsellers 1761321 at http://www.macnews.com CADintosh for Mac OS X revved to version 8.1 http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/cadintosh-mac-os-x-revved-version-81 <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="256" height="256" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/CADintosh-Icon.jpg?1422285257" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Lemke Software has announced CADintosh 8.1, an update to its 2D CAD program for Mac OS X (10.6.8 or higher). </p> <p>CADintosh provides a selection of tools to develop technical, mechanical, and architectural drawings. Designed especially for technical draftsmen and designers, version 8.1 includes new and updated features such as improved pen options, the addition of a large crosshair cursor option, and the ability to export the visible drawing as DXF is added. An open/save of sets featured has been added as well.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/cadintosh-mac-os-x-revved-version-81" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/27/cadintosh-mac-os-x-revved-version-81#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:14:28 +0000 dsellers 1760531 at http://www.macnews.com Digital-Tutors opens up online training library for 72 hours http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/digital-tutors-opens-online-training-library-72-hours <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="64" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Digital%20Tutors.jpg?1422307101" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>From Monday, Jan. 26, to Friday, Jan. 30 at 12 p.m. (Eastern) anyone can sign up and start their 72 hour free membership by registering on Digital-Tutors + Pluralsight (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/otgsjvj" title="http://tinyurl.com/otgsjvj">http://tinyurl.com/otgsjvj</a>) and/or Code School (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/kngdrjg" title="http://tinyurl.com/kngdrjg">http://tinyurl.com/kngdrjg</a>).</p> <p>During a 72-hour window that starts at sign up, registrants can watch over 4,000 creative and tech. courses in VFX, CAD, HTML, and IT. Training options include everything from Photoshop, Maya, Nuke and V-Ray plus various programming languages with Code School’s signature interactive training.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/digital-tutors-opens-online-training-library-72-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/digital-tutors-opens-online-training-library-72-hours#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:20:11 +0000 dsellers 1760826 at http://www.macnews.com MasterCard and PGA Tour announce Apple Pay support http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/mastercard-and-pga-tour-announce-apple-pay-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="199" height="82" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/MasterCard.jpg?1422306420" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>MasterCard, the official card of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and the PGA Tour are bringing the latest payment technology to the spectator experience with the introduction of contactless acceptance, including Apple Pay support.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/mastercard-and-pga-tour-announce-apple-pay-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/mastercard-and-pga-tour-announce-apple-pay-support#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:07:11 +0000 dsellers 1760821 at http://www.macnews.com FileMaker launches the FileMaker Community with five free developer videos http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/filemaker-launches-filemaker-community-five-free-developer-videos <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="247" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/FileMaker-Logo-Small.jpg?1422285521" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>FileMaker has launched the FileMaker Community (<a href="http://www.filemaker.com/r/community" title="www.filemaker.com/r/community">www.filemaker.com/r/community</a>) , a free online resource for anyone interested in how to build custom business solutions for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Windows, and the web. </p> <p>Formerly known as the FileMaker Technical Network, or TechNet, the FileMaker Community has been completely redesigned and reorganized to make it easier for people of all skill levels to find information, engage in discussions, and share ideas and interests. All 60,000-plus current members of TechNet automatically get access to the FileMaker Community.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/filemaker-launches-filemaker-community-five-free-developer-videos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/filemaker-launches-filemaker-community-five-free-developer-videos#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:18:45 +0000 dsellers 1760546 at http://www.macnews.com Apple App Store to receive AIAS Technical Impact Award http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/apple-app-store-receive-aias-technical-impact-award <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="167" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/DICE-Awards.jpg?1422285420" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Academy of Interactive Arts &amp; Sciences (AIAS) has named the Apple App Store as the first recipient of its Technical Impact Award.</p> <p>According to the award: "Since launching in 2008, Apple's App Store has risen as a disruptive platform for interactive media that has pushed the technological landscape forward with new apps and experiences for consumers to discover each day. It has been a game changer that has excited and surprised hundreds of millions, and forever changed the way software and games are distributed and sold to much of the world."</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/apple-app-store-receive-aias-technical-impact-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/26/apple-app-store-receive-aias-technical-impact-award#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:17:09 +0000 dsellers 1760541 at http://www.macnews.com Video ASCII Art released by Nuclear Nova Software on Mac App Store http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/23/video-ascii-art-released-nuclear-nova-software-mac-app-store <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="193" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Video%20ASCII%20Art%20Small.jpg?1422046282" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Nuclear Nova Software (<a href="http://nuclearnova.com" title="http://nuclearnova.com">http://nuclearnova.com</a>) has announced Video ASCII Art 1.0 for Mac OS X. It's a video generator that converts digital movies into text art videos. </p> <p>In addition to processing a variety of video files, Video ASCII Art also processes still photos. It support outputting art to both black/white text and full color, with the ability to export plain mp4, text, html, tif, and rtf files. A user-editable character set adjusts the available characters to be used, while the maximum character width option controls the finished product size.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/23/video-ascii-art-released-nuclear-nova-software-mac-app-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/23/video-ascii-art-released-nuclear-nova-software-mac-app-store#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:51:25 +0000 dsellers 1759211 at http://www.macnews.com Apple rides iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to strong quarter http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/23/apple-rides-iphone-6-and-6-plus-strong-quarter <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="329" height="480" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iPhone6_7.jpg?1422034295" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (<a href="http://www.cirpllc.com" title="www.cirpllc.com">www.cirpllc.com</a>) has released analysis of the results of its research on mobile phone manufacturers for the calendar quarter that ended Dec. 31. CIRP finds that among the major phone brands, Apple had the largest share of the U.S. market, with half of all phone sales.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/23/apple-rides-iphone-6-and-6-plus-strong-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/23/apple-rides-iphone-6-and-6-plus-strong-quarter#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:39:59 +0000 dsellers 1759036 at http://www.macnews.com Mail Designer apps for Mac OS X revved to version 2.5 http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/23/mail-designer-apps-mac-os-x-revved-version-25 <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="269" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Mail-Designer.jpg?1421933308" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>equinux (<a href="http://www.equinux.com" title="http://www.equinux.com">http://www.equinux.com</a>) has introduced version 2.5 of Mail Designer and Mail Designer Pro, its Mac OS X apps for designing emails and newsletters. </p> <p>A problem with the Design Delivery service has been fixed. An issue while saving documents has been fixed. With version 2.5, uploads to Campaign Monitor are more reliable.Mail Designer 2 (US$29.99) and Mail Designer Pro 2 ($49.99) are available both in the equinux Online Store and the Mac App Store.</p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/23/mail-designer-apps-mac-os-x-revved-version-25#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:30:34 +0000 dsellers 1757741 at http://www.macnews.com IK Multimedia announces iRig Mic Studio http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/ik-multimedia-announces-irig-mic-studio <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="213" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iRig-Mic-Studio-Small.jpg?1421949076" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>IK Multimedia has released the iRig Mic Studio, its ultra-portable large-diaphragm digital condenser microphone for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC and Android devices.</p> <p>It packs a one-inch condenser capsule into a compact enclosure that can be used to make professional recordings anywhere. With iRig Mic Studio, musicians, vocalists, home producers, podcasters, broadcasters, voice-over artists and more have a studio-quality large-diaphragm microphone that fits in the palm of their hand.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/ik-multimedia-announces-irig-mic-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/ik-multimedia-announces-irig-mic-studio#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:54:27 +0000 dsellers 1757886 at http://www.macnews.com Mail Designer apps for Mac OS X revved to version 2.5 http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/mail-designer-apps-mac-os-x-revved-version-25 <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="269" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Mail-Designer.jpg?1421933308" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>equinux (<a href="http://www.equinux.com" title="http://www.equinux.com">http://www.equinux.com</a>) has introduced version 2.5 of Mail Designer and Mail Designer Pro, its Mac OS X apps for designing emails and newsletters. </p> <p>A problem with the Design Delivery service has been fixed. An issue while saving documents has been fixed. With version 2.5, uploads to Campaign Monitor are more reliable.Mail Designer 2 (US$29.99) and Mail Designer Pro 2 ($49.99) are available both in the equinux Online Store and the Mac App Store.</p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/mail-designer-apps-mac-os-x-revved-version-25#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:30:27 +0000 dsellers 1757736 at http://www.macnews.com QNAP announces TX-x31+ Turbo NAS series http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/qnap-announces-tx-x31-turbo-nas-series <p>QNAP Systems (<a href="http://www.qnap.com" title="www.qnap.com">www.qnap.com</a>) has announced the TS-x31+ series Turbo NAS for small and home offices. Embedded with a dual-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex®-A15 CPU, the TS-x31+ series provides a powerful yet energy-efficient solution for file storage, sharing and data backup with hardware-accelerated encryption, coupled with the easy-to-use cloud-based Notes Station 2.0, various multimedia applications and more, says Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP. ]</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/qnap-announces-tx-x31-turbo-nas-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/qnap-announces-tx-x31-turbo-nas-series#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:26:10 +0000 dsellers 1757726 at http://www.macnews.com MacA&D adds Screen Models http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/macad-adds-screen-models <p>Excel Software (<a href="http://www.excelsoftware.com" title="www.excelsoftware.com">www.excelsoftware.com</a>) has announced a new Screen edition of MacA&amp;D 4.2 with screen modeling capabilities. </p> <p>You can draw screen prototypes of desktop applications, mobile apps or websites. You can click the Browse tool and bring your prototypes to life with editable fields, navigation buttons, selectable menu commands, tabbed panels, dynamic dialogs, calculations, timer controlled events, embedded video, sound, live web pages and scriptable user interactions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/macad-adds-screen-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/22/macad-adds-screen-models#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:09:22 +0000 dsellers 1756966 at http://www.macnews.com Apple updates Logic Pro X http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/apple-updates-logic-pro-x <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="256" height="256" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Logic-Pro-X-Icon.jpg?1421880180" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has updated Logic Pro X, its professional audio software, to version 10.1. It adds support for Mail Drop and Air Drop in OS X Yosemite for sharing your projects. Other new features and enhancements include:</p> <p>• 10 new Drummers that produce beats in a variety of electronic and hip hop styles including Techno, House, Trap, Dubstep and more<br /> • Drummer provides specialized sound and performance controls for dialing in electronic or hip hop drum grooves<br /> • New Drum Machine Designer plug-in offers new sounds and features for customizing electronic drum kits in a variety of styles</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/apple-updates-logic-pro-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/apple-updates-logic-pro-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:43:16 +0000 dsellers 1757116 at http://www.macnews.com Veenix TypeBookCreator ready for Mac OS X Yosemite http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/veenix-typebookcreator-ready-mac-os-x-yosemite <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="220" height="150" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Typebook-Creator-Icon.jpg?1421864241" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Veenix (<a href="http://www.veenix.com" title="http://www.veenix.com">http://www.veenix.com</a>) has released Mac OS X Yosemite updates for both of its font software titles, TypeBook Creator and TypeWise. </p> <p>Recent updates for TypeBook Creator include a modern user interface (UI) makeover — plus the original UI version is now also included. TypeWise features a fast-scrolling WYSIWYG font list, plus Veenix's GlyphLogicEngine technology. </p> <p>During Veenix's "Deep Discount Week," users can save up to 60% on single user licenses of both products. TypeBook Creator is also specially priced during Deep Discount Week at US$29.95, a $40 savings.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/veenix-typebookcreator-ready-mac-os-x-yosemite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/veenix-typebookcreator-ready-mac-os-x-yosemite#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:17:25 +0000 dsellers 1756971 at http://www.macnews.com MacTech Pro: a new event series for Apple professionals http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/mactech-pro-new-event-series-apple-professionals <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="81" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/MacTech-Pro.jpg?1421850630" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>MacTech Magazine, the oldest Apple market publication, has announced today MacTech Pro Events -- a new series of one day, regional events that are specifically designed for professional Apple techs, consultants, and support staff.  </p> <p>MacTech Pro Events are single-track, hotel-based seminars that are specifically geared to serve the needs of professional consultants, IT Pros and techs who support others on OS X and iOS.  The first MacTech Pro will take place on March 4, 2015, in Seattle.</p> <p>MacTech Pro will take place in nine U.S. cities in 2015 including:</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/mactech-pro-new-event-series-apple-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/mactech-pro-new-event-series-apple-professionals#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:30:31 +0000 dsellers 1756791 at http://www.macnews.com Apple records highest-ever iPhone market share in Japan and Korea http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/apple-records-highest-ever-iphone-market-share-japan-and-korea <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="329" height="480" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iPhone6_6.jpg?1421849579" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>According to Counterpoint Research’s Monthly Market Pulse report (<a href="http://www.counterpointresearch.com" title="www.counterpointresearch.com">www.counterpointresearch.com</a>), global Apple iPhone sales grew a healthy 26% annually crossing 20 million unit monthly sales mark for the first time ever in November 2014.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/apple-records-highest-ever-iphone-market-share-japan-and-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/apple-records-highest-ever-iphone-market-share-japan-and-korea#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:14:49 +0000 dsellers 1756781 at http://www.macnews.com Troi Automatisering releases Troi File Plug-in 7.6 for FileMaker Pro 13 http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/troi-automatisering-releases-troi-file-plug-76-filemaker-pro-13 <p>Troi Automatisering (<a href="http://www.troi.com" title="www.troi.com">www.troi.com</a>) has released Troi File Plug-in 7.6 for FileMaker Pro 13. It's an update of the 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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/troi-automatisering-releases-troi-file-plug-76-filemaker-pro-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/21/troi-automatisering-releases-troi-file-plug-76-filemaker-pro-13#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:19:00 +0000 dsellers 1755906 at http://www.macnews.com Chronos announces iScrapbook 5 for Mac OS X http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/20/chronos-announces-iscrapbook-5-mac-os-x <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="194" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iScrapbook-Logo-Smaller.jpg?1421794816" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Chronos has released iScrapbook 5, a major upgrade to its digital scrapbooking software for Mac OS X (10.10 and higher). According to Robert McCullough, vice president of Development at Chronos, it sports 25 new features including:</p> <p>°   3D headlines (control lighting, perspective, materials, reflections, more);</p> <p>°   Paper texture overlays for photos (33 overlays in six categories: folded, crumpled, canvas, linen, textured, paint);</p> <p>°   Glass texture overlays for photos (eight overlays);</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/20/chronos-announces-iscrapbook-5-mac-os-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2015/01/20/chronos-announces-iscrapbook-5-mac-os-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:00:21 +0000 dsellers 1756116 at http://www.macnews.com