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Acclivity's Checkout Point of Sale v4, an update of the Mac point of sale software used by business around the world, sports over 45 new or enhanced features, a faster image processing engine, and Shopify syncing for e-... Read more »
D-Link's (http://www.dlink.com) DAP-2660, a 802.11ac wireless access point that packs a lot of punch for US$229.99. Packaged in a low profile white housing, the DAP-2660 is ideal for ceiling or wall mount applications... Read more »
If you need a big, honkin' monitor, but don't have to have ultra high def, check out NEC's MultiSync EA 304WMi (http://tinyurl.com/qz26jhq), a 30-inch monitor with WQXGA (2560 x 1600) resolution LED-backlit model and... Read more »
ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac is now compatible with seven more languages — Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Hebrew and Arabic — bringing the number of supported languages to 180. 
The application allows Mac... Read more »
The DJYRO (http://www.thedjyro.com). Combined with an app available through the Apple App Store the DJYRO is a performance DJ turntable and spinning smartphone holder. It's available in US$44.99 $74.99 models. By... Read more »
Addonics Technologies' Internal GigaNAS Adapter is a solution for custom building your own high capacity network attached storage system, including private cloud storage. It's compatible with Mac OS X, Windows, and... Read more »
Questions about data sovereignty, data security and cloud computing may seem most appropriate for corporations and governments, but the issues are important for every person who has an email account. Technichor's... Read more »
Stellar Data Recovery's Mail Converter is an all-in-one email migration utility for Mac OS X that lets you migrate your emails from one platform to another. Sometimes there's a need to change your email clients — for... Read more »
Monster Digital (http://www.monsterdigital.com) has rolled out its first line of external Solid State Drives (SSD), which can fulfill your need for speed (if you have the money). They're about four times as fast as a... Read more »
NetGear has shipped the US$299.99 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router (R8000) (www.netgear.com/R8000), the first tri-band WiFi router available for purchase incorporating the new Broadcom 5G WiFi XStream platform.... Read more »
olloclip (http://www.olloclip.com)'s US$69.99 olloclip 4-IN-1 Photo Lens for the iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad mini with Retina display features four lenses (fisheye, wide-angle and two macros – 10x and 15x) in one small... Read more »
Kensington (http://www.kensington.com) has introduced a new family of "ultra-thin" keyboard cases for the iPad Air. The new products are highlighted by the US$99.99 KeyFolio Thin X3 (pictured) for iPad Air which... Read more »
Many books cover functional testing techniques, but relatively few also cover technical testing. "The Software Test Engineer’s Handbook, 2nd Edition" (US$49.95, 560 pages) from O'Reilly fills that gap.   Authors Graham... Read more »
D-Link's US$39.99 Wi-Fi Motion Sensor (http://tinyurl.com/pnnltfa), the company’s latest addition to its line of Connected Home products, and its free mydlink Home mobile app, can make your home smarter and safer. The... Read more »
LEGO is enjoying a renaissance thanks in part to "The LEGO Movie." However, LEGO artists like Nathan Sawaya and Mike Doyle have been creating museum-quality artwork with these plastic bricks for over a decade. Now they'... Read more »
Ergonis Software's (http://www.ergonis.com) Typinator 6, the latest version of its tool for auto-typing text and auto-correcting typos systemwide across all Mac OS X applications, sports over 50 new features and... Read more »
Parallels's Parallels Access app (www.parallels.com/access), which provides remote access to Macs and PCs, is now available on the iPhone as well as the iPad, and, if you're really interested, Android devices. 
The... Read more »
QuickerTek's US$149 QCard 2 brings 802.11ac wireless to the MacBook Air and Pro. 802.11ac wireless is fast — with as much as twice the speed of the previous 802.11n wireless of the built-in MacBook wireless card. The... Read more »
"The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Discovery Book" (336 pages, US$34.95) from No Starch Press (http://www.nostarch.com) is the company's latest book to delve into the robotics system Author Laurens Valk brings his robotics... Read more »
SmileOnMyMac (www.smileonmymac.com) has updated PDFPen, its PDF editing and form-filling tool for Mac OS X, to version 6.1.3. If you haven't used the software, PDFPen -- or its Pro sibling -- is certainly worth a look.... Read more »
Flipbuilder's Flip PDF Professional for Mac (http://www.flipbuilder.com/) makes it easy to create page flip catalogs from PDFs. You can create catalogs, brochures and other marketing collaterals from PDF files. Flip... Read more »
Seagate's newest generation of its wireless storage category, the Seagate Wireless Plus, now consists of a family of capacities at 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB. They're compatible with iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows 8/RT... Read more »
"Learn to Program with Minecraft Plug-ins" (http://tinyurl.com/nnwctde) is a new book from Pragmatic Bookshelf that teachers you how to write your own Minecraft plug-ins and watch your code come to life with flaming... Read more »
Sonnet Technologies (www.sonnettech.com) has announced five new Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kits for the Echo Express III-R, a 2U rackmount Thunderbolt 2-to-PCI Express (PCIe) expansion system, and for the recently... Read more »
Conner Productions's Seal (http://tinyurl.com/ln2hqst) is a professional template to make introductory seal titles for Apple's Final Cut Pro X (FCP X). And it's free. Seal — designed with creative professionals,... Read more »
 
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