Reviews and Kool Tools http://www.macnews.com/reviews en Kool Tools: the TuneBand Go http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/24/kool-tools-tuneband-go <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="183" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Tuneband%20Go.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Grantwood Technology’s new TuneBand Go provides a lightweight and comfortable way to wear almost any device with a thin protective case while running, bicycling, working out, doing yardwork, walking around the block, or just passing time at the airport.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/24/kool-tools-tuneband-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/24/kool-tools-tuneband-go#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:21:38 +0000 dsellers 2033981 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: PDF Studio 11 for macOS http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/23/kool-tools-pdf-studio-11-macos <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="140" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/PDF%20Studio_2.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Qoppa Software’s PDF Studio 11 (<a href="http://www.qoppa.com/pdfstudio/" title="http://www.qoppa.com/pdfstudio/">http://www.qoppa.com/pdfstudio/</a>) is an important update to their PDF editing application for mac OS. The tool creates PDF documents that are compliant with the Adobe PDF specifications. </p> <p>By popular request, PDF Studio now comes with a Spell Checker. Spell check highlights misspelled words when creating text annotations, typing annotation comments, and filling interactive form fields. Users are able to set various options including highlight color, ignore all caps or numbers, and add/edit custom words to the dictionary.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/23/kool-tools-pdf-studio-11-macos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/23/kool-tools-pdf-studio-11-macos#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:25:12 +0000 dsellers 2033921 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: TopXNotes 1.8.2 for macOS http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/22/kool-tools-topxnotes-182-macos <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="263" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/TopXNotes%20icon%20small_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tropical Software’s TopXNotes 1.8.2 is an update to their award-winning, full-featured personal information manager developed exclusively for macOS. </p> <p>Version 1.8.2 provides performance enhancements and bug fixes. You can now display the name of the iOS app being synced with, as well as the device name. Plus, you can now add a "Find" button to the toolbar items default set using the magnifying glass icon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/22/kool-tools-topxnotes-182-macos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/22/kool-tools-topxnotes-182-macos#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:58:36 +0000 dsellers 2033896 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: AC2600 Wi-Fi extender http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/21/kool-tools-ac2600-wi-fi-extender <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="299" height="518" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Amped.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Amped Wireless (<a href="http://www.ampedwireless.com" title="www.ampedwireless.com">www.ampedwireless.com</a>) is offering the industry’s first High Power AC2600 Plug-In Wi-Fi Range Extender with MU-MIMO. This extender is capable of enhancing the performance of any router by delivering up to 12,000 square feet of fast, additional coverage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/21/kool-tools-ac2600-wi-fi-extender" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/21/kool-tools-ac2600-wi-fi-extender#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:27:28 +0000 dsellers 2036721 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: ExoLens with Optics http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/21/kool-tools-exolens-optics <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="400" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/ExoLens%20small.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>ExoLens is shipping ExoLens with Optics by ZEISS. Together they’ve developed the first aspherical lenses for mobile photographers “that will forever raise the standard of mobile photography and videography,” according to John Fellowes, CEO of Fellowes Brands, which owns ExoLens.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/21/kool-tools-exolens-optics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/21/kool-tools-exolens-optics#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:27:46 +0000 dsellers 2033321 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: SoundSoap Solo for macOS http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/20/kool-tools-soundsoap-solo-macos <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/SoundSoap%20icon_2.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Soundness’ SoundSoap Solo is a new desktop edition of its audio cleaning software for macOS and Windows. 
The app solves problems like unwanted hiss and background noises, electrical hum, rumble, and low volume in media files. SoundSoap Solo is ideal for anyone creating videos, action camera footage, screencasts, podcasts, music, or dialogue.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/20/kool-tools-soundsoap-solo-macos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/20/kool-tools-soundsoap-solo-macos#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:24:41 +0000 dsellers 2033286 at http://www.macnews.com Recommended Reading: ‘Tiny LEGO Wonders’ http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/17/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98tiny-lego-wonders%E2%80%99 <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="180" height="233" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Tiny%20LEGO%20Wonders.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>While some LEGO models require thousands of pieces, anyone can make an impressive replica with fewer than 10 bricks, a dash of creativity, and the latest book from No Starch Press.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/17/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98tiny-lego-wonders%E2%80%99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/17/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98tiny-lego-wonders%E2%80%99#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11:13:27 +0000 dsellers 2033276 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: ADATA A10050 Power Bank http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/16/kool-tools-adata-a10050-power-bank <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="338" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/PowerBank%20small_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>ADATA Technology’s (<a href="http://www.adata.com" title="www.adata.com">www.adata.com</a>) A10050 Power Bank is rated for 10050mAh and is capable of carrying 3.7 full iPhone battery charges. </p> <p>The A10050 includes two USB ports, providing a total of 3.1A output (2.1A + 1A).The dual ports allow users to charge two devices simultaneously. The 1A port is designed for smaller devices such as smartphones, while the 2.1A port has been included with tablets in mind. Additionally, the A10050 uses synchronous charge and discharge, meaning it can recharge devices while connected to a power source itself to ensure continuous, safe, and fast operation.  </p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/16/kool-tools-adata-a10050-power-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/16/kool-tools-adata-a10050-power-bank#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:05:39 +0000 dsellers 2031051 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: goBAT 4400 portable battery pack http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/15/kool-tools-gobat-4400-portable-battery-pack <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="317" height="234" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/4400%20small.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>SCOSCHE Industries has expanded its line of portable power devices with the goBAT 4400, a portable backup battery that features a built-in emergency flashlight. It’s available at SCOSCHE.com for $19.99. </p> <p>Featuring a built-in emergency flashlight, the goBAT 4400 is ideal for camping or summer road trips. SCOSCHE’s goBAT 4400 makes it simple and safe to inspect a car’s engine or navigate through a campground in the dark. Its compact design also makes it the ideal travel accessory, allowing users to slip it in their pocket or keep it safely tucked in a backpack when not in use.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/15/kool-tools-gobat-4400-portable-battery-pack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/15/kool-tools-gobat-4400-portable-battery-pack#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:58:04 +0000 dsellers 2030656 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Toos: Utopia Reference Headphones http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/14/kool-toos-utopia-reference-headphones <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="218" height="266" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Utopia.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Focal’s Utopia (<a href="http://www.focal.com/headphones" title="www.focal.com/headphones">www.focal.com/headphones</a>) is a top-of-the-line and premium priced ($3,999) headphones with sonic excellence. The open-back reference headphones were designed to offer the ultimate listening experience for the most critical audiophile and utilize Focal’s 35-year history and experience with other product lines that carry the Utopia moniker.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/14/kool-toos-utopia-reference-headphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/14/kool-toos-utopia-reference-headphones#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:34:35 +0000 dsellers 2033296 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: mimoLive http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/14/kool-tools-mimolive <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="314" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/mimoLive%20icon_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Boinx Software’s mimoLive is a multi-in, multi-out live video engine that’s complete overhaul of the popular BoinxTV live video production system. It includes a number of new features for optimal live streaming across multiple platforms.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/14/kool-tools-mimolive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/14/kool-tools-mimolive#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:19:10 +0000 dsellers 2030021 at http://www.macnews.com Recommended Reading: ‘Photos on iPhone and iPad’ http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/13/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98photos-iphone-and-ipad%E2%80%99 <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="392" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Photos%20book%20cover.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tap Guides’ “Photos on iPhone and iPad” is an interactive eBook for the iPad, iPhone and Mac that reveals the secrets of mobile photography. </p> <p>Written by tech author Thomas Anthony, it's packed with inspirational photos, tutorials and interviews with the world's best iPhone photographers. Taking photos on an iPhone or iPad is easy, just open the Camera app and press a button. Taking a beautiful photo, however, is a little bit trickier.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/13/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98photos-iphone-and-ipad%E2%80%99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/13/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98photos-iphone-and-ipad%E2%80%99#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:37:46 +0000 dsellers 2027516 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: Due Dopp Kit http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/10/kool-tools-due-dopp-kit <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="227" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Duo%20Dopp%20small.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Looking for a gift for Father’s Day? The new $79 WaterField Designs Duo Dopp Kit (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/jzldppa" title="http://tinyurl.com/jzldppa">http://tinyurl.com/jzldppa</a>), designed for daily or travel use, will delight dads looking to organize grooming items or tech gear. </p> <p>It’s a great two-compartment case for organizing gear. There are dozens of different ways you can make it work for you. It’s deep enough to hold grooming items or even tech gear, and soft enough to compress so it packs neatly into your luggage; it’s an ideal travel companion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/10/kool-tools-due-dopp-kit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/10/kool-tools-due-dopp-kit#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:05:45 +0000 dsellers 2027026 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: AKVIS SmartMask 8.0 http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/09/kool-tools-akvis-smartmask-80 <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/SmartMask%20icon_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>AKVIS has released AKVIS SmartMask 8.0, an important update to the software for cutting out a subject from a background. It’s a perfect tool for creating selections and masking objects on images.</p> <p>The software lets a user quickly select any detail on a picture - fluff, hair, fur, tree branches, glass, or a transparent veil. Featuring intelligence powerful tools the program makes even complex selections and removes backgrounds as easy as pie. It processes equally well soft and sharp edges.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/09/kool-tools-akvis-smartmask-80" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/09/kool-tools-akvis-smartmask-80#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:30:53 +0000 dsellers 2026931 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: Exhibeo 2 for OS X http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/08/kool-tools-exhibeo-2-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="300" height="99" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Exhibeo_1.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Softpress’ Exhibeo 2 is an important update to the popular photo gallery and slideshow creation tool for the Mac. </p> <p>Designed exclusively for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan, Exhibeo allows web designers and creatives to quickly and easily generate HTML5 image presentations using a range of beautifully designed and highly customizable themes. Its features include seven customizable gallery designs, fine control while editing images and thumbnails, image metadata, and more.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/08/kool-tools-exhibeo-2-os-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/08/kool-tools-exhibeo-2-os-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:09:17 +0000 dsellers 2026911 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: Pixelmator Canyon for OS X http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/07/kool-tools-pixelmator-canyon-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="200" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Pixelmator%20icon%20small_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Pixelmator Team’s Pixelmator 3.5 Canyon is a kool update of its image editor for Mac OS X.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/07/kool-tools-pixelmator-canyon-os-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/07/kool-tools-pixelmator-canyon-os-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 07 Jun 2016 11:51:29 +0000 dsellers 2025236 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: iDevices socket http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/06/kool-tools-idevices-socket <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="352" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iDevices%20Socket%20small.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>iDevices' (<a href="http://www.iDevicesinc.com" title="www.iDevicesinc.com">www.iDevicesinc.com</a>) $79 Socket allows you to turn any ordinary light bulb into a connected bulb quickly and easily.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/06/kool-tools-idevices-socket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/06/kool-tools-idevices-socket#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Mon, 06 Jun 2016 11:06:22 +0000 dsellers 2024196 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: Amped Wireless ARTEMIS http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/03/kool-tools-amped-wireless-artemis <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="255" height="309" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/ARTEMIS.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Amped Wireless’ ARTEMIS High Power AC1300 Wi-Fi Router with MU-MIMO is designed to meet the needs of demanding, high activity households with multiple devices, The next generation, wave 2 802.11ac Wi-Fi router provides enough horsepower to easily manage music downloads, video chats, 4K content streaming and gaming all at the same time for everyone.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/03/kool-tools-amped-wireless-artemis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/03/kool-tools-amped-wireless-artemis#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Fri, 03 Jun 2016 11:03:28 +0000 dsellers 2024191 at http://www.macnews.com Recommended Reading: ‘Manga Guide to Regression Analysis’ http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/02/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98manga-guide-regression-analysis%E2%80%99 <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="180" height="238" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Regression%20Analysis.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Manga Guide series has helped readers master challenging STEM topics like electricity, biochemistry, statistics, databases, and relativity. No Starch Press's 13th release in the series, The Manga Guide to Regression Analysis (No Starch Press, $24.95, 232 pp., June 2016), gives regression analysis a fun manga makeover that is sure to help students learn this often-difficult topic.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/02/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98manga-guide-regression-analysis%E2%80%99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/02/recommended-reading-%E2%80%98manga-guide-regression-analysis%E2%80%99#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Thu, 02 Jun 2016 11:49:06 +0000 dsellers 2024161 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: TekGrip Power Dock http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/01/kool-tools-tekgrip-power-dock <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="499" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/TekGrip%20Power%20Dock.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Bracketron's (bracketron.com) $29.99 TekGrip Power Dock is a hands-free mounting option for drivers that includes dual charging capabilities. </p> <p>Perfect for summer road trips, the TekGrip Power Dock has two USB outputs for you and your passenger to plug in and power up, all while using voice commands and GPS from your mounted device. To use you just plug it into your vehicle’s 12V port and adjust its 360-degree rotating gooseneck to any viewing angle.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/01/kool-tools-tekgrip-power-dock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/06/01/kool-tools-tekgrip-power-dock#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:52:00 +0000 dsellers 2022191 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: Saddle Pro http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/31/kool-tools-saddle-pro <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="247" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Saddle%20Pro.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>booq’s latest brief for business travelers, the Saddle Pro, has an expandable design makes it perfect for comfortable traveling. Its quick-access pockets keep important items such as passports and an iPad within easy reach. </p> <p>Because booq fans often travel for business, the company designed an extremely functional yet lightweight bag that’s built to last, while evolving the traditional briefcase style into a modern design that feels both fresh and professional. The exterior is made from ballistic nylon with water-repellent coating.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/31/kool-tools-saddle-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/31/kool-tools-saddle-pro#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 31 May 2016 11:41:28 +0000 dsellers 2022186 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: BookBook for the iPad Pro http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/27/kool-tools-bookbook-ipad-pro <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="245" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/BookBook%20small.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Twelve South’s BookBook for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is a leather case angles the Apple tablet for drawing, painting and sketching with the Apple Pencil. </p> <p>The BookBook for iPad Pro also folds into a hands-free display mode. It protects the Apple tablet between two hardback covers and includes a storage pocket for Apple Pencil.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/27/kool-tools-bookbook-ipad-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/27/kool-tools-bookbook-ipad-pro#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Fri, 27 May 2016 11:53:25 +0000 dsellers 2021686 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: Live Segments for the iPhone http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/26/kool-tools-live-segments-iphone <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="195" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Live%20icon.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Strada’s Live Segments (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/z4vw77x" title="http://tinyurl.com/z4vw77x">http://tinyurl.com/z4vw77x</a>) for iOS is the latest Premium feature to inspire athletes to improve their performance. </p> <p>Designed for cyclists and runners who use a mobile phone as the their primary training and recording device, the free app offers real-time audio cues and visuals of an athlete’s current effort on a segment, their personal record and the person who is at the top of the leaderboard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/26/kool-tools-live-segments-iphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/26/kool-tools-live-segments-iphone#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Thu, 26 May 2016 11:02:15 +0000 dsellers 2021606 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: T-RackS Saturator X for Mac/PC http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/25/kool-tools-t-racks-saturator-x-macpc <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="134" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/SaturatorXSmall.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>IK Multimedia’s T-RackS Saturator X is a new T-RackS digital signal processor module designed to impart the color, flavor and saturation effects of classic analog audio processing gear to digital recordings.</p> <p>T-RackS Saturator X is a plug-in that can be used on individual tracks or on the master fader in your favorite DAW. It provides controls that let users select from 10 modes of saturation effects that span the panorama of classic analog gear. It also features a Brickwall limiter and oversampling options.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/25/kool-tools-t-racks-saturator-x-macpc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/25/kool-tools-t-racks-saturator-x-macpc#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Wed, 25 May 2016 11:06:04 +0000 dsellers 2021191 at http://www.macnews.com Kool Tools: Grovemade Apple accessories http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/24/kool-tools-grovemade-apple-accessories <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="230" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/GroveMade%20small.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Grovemade’s newly redesigned trays for Apple’s latest versions of the Magic Keyboard and Trackpad add to the company’s impressive collection of Apple accessories. </p> <p>The newly crafted trays reflect Grovemade’s design ingenuity and precise attention to detail. The desk trays are crafted to complement the iconic profile of the Apple accessories, and feature ergonomically designed, slim profiles. The trays are designed, fabricated, and finished by Grovemade at their workshop based in Portland, Oregon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/24/kool-tools-grovemade-apple-accessories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.macnews.com/2016/05/24/kool-tools-grovemade-apple-accessories#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 24 May 2016 11:56:58 +0000 dsellers 2021111 at http://www.macnews.com