MacNews Latest News http://preview.macnews.com/news en VisionTek announces mSATA mini enclosure http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/visiontek-announces-msata-mini-enclosure <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="236" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/mSATA-mini-Enclosure.jpg?1398272011" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>VisionTek Products has announced the VisionTek mSATA mini Enclosure. The USB 3.0 bus-powered device is a plug and play solution for re-tasking an existing mSATA Solid State Drive after upgrading the SSD in a notebook or for adding a new mSATA SSD to create a portable external drive.</p> <p>Smaller than a business card and weighing 0.30 ounces, the mSATA mini Enclosure sports a USB 3.0/2.0 interface and a bus-powered design. An AC adapter isn't needed. It comes in a scratch-resistant aluminum housing.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/visiontek-announces-msata-mini-enclosure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/visiontek-announces-msata-mini-enclosure#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:53:33 +0000 dsellers 695515 at http://preview.macnews.com Revi Charger is new battery, phone cable/charger http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/revi-charger-new-battery-phone-cablecharger <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="379" height="481" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Revi-Charger.jpg?1398271439" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Revi Charger is a new, credit card-sized back-up battery and phone cable/charger. Its 2.5mm frame packs a 550 mAh battery. </p> <p>About the thickness of two credit cards, the Revi Charger fits into a wallet. With its flexible, built-in cable design, there's no need to carry extra cables.</p> <p>The Revi Charger can simultaneously charge its own battery and a smart phone when plugged into a USB port. It comes in micro USB and Lightning cable versions. It's available for pre-order at <a href="http://www.ReviCharger.com" title="www.ReviCharger.com">www.ReviCharger.com</a> with pricing starting at US$25.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/revi-charger-new-battery-phone-cablecharger#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:45:16 +0000 dsellers 695506 at http://preview.macnews.com Prong delivers power solution/case for the iPhone http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/prong-delivers-power-solutioncase-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="300" height="686" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Prong-PWR-iPhone-Case.jpg?1398258325" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Prong has announced the PWR Case for the iPhone 5/5s. It's a combination case and power solution.</p> <p>The PWR Case includes a detachable backup battery and integrated plugs for charging in any outlet. The battery can be removed and recharged without any additional accessories while you still use your Apple smartphone in the inner, protective bumper.</p> <p>The Prong PWR Case — available in black, white, blue-grey and white-pink — will ship this summer. The presage price is US$60. Go to <a href="http://www.prong.com" title="www.prong.com">www.prong.com</a> for more info.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/prong-delivers-power-solutioncase-iphone#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:08:11 +0000 dsellers 695307 at http://preview.macnews.com Movavi introduces audio converter for OS X http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/movavi-introduces-audio-converter-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="178" height="178" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Movavi%20Audio%20Converter%20Icon.jpg?1398258109" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Movavi has introduced Movavi Audio Converter for Mac OS X. It offers support for just about every type of music file, including Apple Audio and multi-channel tracks.</p> <p>Movavi Audio Converter also provides encoding, editing, audio extraction from video, track merging, and more. It's designed specifically for music lovers and provides a toolkit for managing digital music collections.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/movavi-introduces-audio-converter-os-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/movavi-introduces-audio-converter-os-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:01:53 +0000 dsellers 695304 at http://preview.macnews.com eMedia Music expands their Guitar Lab DVD series http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/emedia-music-expands-their-guitar-lab-dvd-series <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="606" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/50-Essential-Bebop-Guitar-Licks.jpg?1398257740" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>eMedia Music, a publisher of music tutorial CDs and DVDs, will release three new titles in its Guitar Lab line of guitar instruction DVDs this month. </p> <p>The 50 Essential Bebop Licks, 50 Soul Jazz Licks, and 50 Right Hand Techniques You Must Know DVDs will be available April 30. They'll cost US$24.95 each. </p> <p>
The Guitar Lab DVD series includes over 30 titles from beginner to advanced guitar and bass instruction. All feature Picture-in-Picture videos, a manual, standard notation, tab, Guitar Pro 6 files, practice rhythm tracks, and addition bonus material. Go to eMediaMusic.com for more info.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/emedia-music-expands-their-guitar-lab-dvd-series#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:55:47 +0000 dsellers 695293 at http://preview.macnews.com CS Odessa announces baseball addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/cs-odessa-announces-baseball-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park <p>CS Odessa (<a href="http://www.conceptdraw.com" title="www.conceptdraw.com">www.conceptdraw.com</a>) has announced a new ConceptDraw Solution Park addition for ConceptDraw PRO v9.5 and greater. Introduced is a new set libraries that provide a complete baseball description solution. </p> <p>The new addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park is a free item for current users of ConceptDraw PRO. The Baseball Solution includes a collection of templates, samples, and libraries of vector stencils, icons and clipart that support many professional ways to show and demonstrate baseball strategy.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/cs-odessa-announces-baseball-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/cs-odessa-announces-baseball-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:50:34 +0000 dsellers 694372 at http://preview.macnews.com onOne announces Perfect Photo Suite 8.5 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/onone-announces-perfect-photo-suite-85 <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="227" height="222" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/PerfectPhotoSuite%20Icon.jpg?1398188850" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>onOne Software has announced Perfect Photo Suite 8.5, an update of its photo editor. It works as a plug-in with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, and Apple Aperture, as well as a stand-alone app.</p> <p>The app includes eight integrated applications, each one targeted to a specific phot-processing task. Version 8.5 includes speed and productivity enhancements to Perfect Photo Suite's Browse module, improved performance with the Perfect Eraser tool, and enhanced masking support in Perfect Effects and Perfect Layers.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/onone-announces-perfect-photo-suite-85" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/onone-announces-perfect-photo-suite-85#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:42:35 +0000 dsellers 694418 at http://preview.macnews.com Briefly 1.5 for Mac adds Color Sorting for Photos http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/briefly-15-mac-adds-color-sorting-photos <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/Brieflly%20Icon.jpg?1398184976" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Matthias Gansrigler has released an upgrade to Briefly, his photo/video app for Mac. The software takes photos and optional sound files as input from the user and creates still motion videos from them.</p> <p>Version 1.5 can sort photos by color, resulting in a nice gradient effect in the video as well as support for more than one soundtrack or soundtrack looping, among other improvements, Gansrigler says. Also, the reduction of black borders can be disabled to show photos in their entirety.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/briefly-15-mac-adds-color-sorting-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/briefly-15-mac-adds-color-sorting-photos#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:40:38 +0000 dsellers 694355 at http://preview.macnews.com Barcode Basics for the Mac revved to version 2.0 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/barcode-basics-mac-revved-version-20 <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="175" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Barcode%20Basics%20Icon.jpg?1398187221" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Barcode Basics for Mac OS X has been revved to version 2. The app offers barcode creation features.</p> <p>The later version adds additional codes (Code 39 and Code 128). The software supports pro features such as bar width reduction and truncation.</p> <p>Barcode Basics 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.8 or higher and costs US$9.99. It's available at the Mac App Store (ttp://tinyurl.com/n2eczys).</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/barcode-basics-mac-revved-version-20#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:20:36 +0000 dsellers 694388 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: Adobe Lightroom Mobile for the iPad http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/kool-tools-adobe-lightroom-mobile-ipad <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="207" height="116" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Adobe%20Lightroom%20Mobile_0.jpg?1396962425" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Adobe's Lightroom mobile, a companion app to Lightroom desktop software (only available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud) has brought Lightroom tools to the iPad.</p> <p>It delivers photography essentials – such as non-destructive processing of files – and utilization of new Smart Preview technologies to the Apple tablet. Lightroom mobile is built on a synchronization architecture, designed specifically for photos, and provides the most efficient way to manage and edit images across desktops, mobile devices and the Web.</p> <p>With Lightroom mobile, iPad users can:</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/kool-tools-adobe-lightroom-mobile-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/23/kool-tools-adobe-lightroom-mobile-ipad#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:07:30 +0000 dsellers 679773 at http://preview.macnews.com Apple posts Security Update for Mac OS X http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/apple-posts-security-update-mac-os-x <p>Apple has rolled out Security Update 2014-002 for Mac OS X Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks. Apple says it improves security.</p> <p>Security Update 2014-002 also includes Safari 7.0.3. You can obtain it via the Updates section of the Mac App Store.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/apple-posts-security-update-mac-os-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:22:02 +0000 dsellers 694568 at http://preview.macnews.com WaterField Design introduces 15-inch Rough Rider Leather Messenger bag http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/waterfield-design-introduces-15-inch-rough-rider-leather-messenger-bag <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="194" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Rough-Rider-Leather-Messenger-Bag.jpg?1398197729" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>WaterField Designs has added a 15-inch Rough Rider Leather Messenger bag to their line-up. After releasing the 13-inch version, the company says it had a "ton" of requests for a 15-inch model. </p> <p>The Rough Rider is constructed of naturally tanned, full-grain leather. Its strap compresses bag contents to maintain a slim profile. The laptop bag rests against your body, helping ease back fatigue, says WaterField CEO Gary WaterField.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/waterfield-design-introduces-15-inch-rough-rider-leather-messenger-bag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/waterfield-design-introduces-15-inch-rough-rider-leather-messenger-bag#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:15:32 +0000 dsellers 694554 at http://preview.macnews.com Apple releases iOS 7.11, Apple TV update http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/apple-releases-ios-711-apple-tv-update <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/iOS%20Logo_5.jpg?1398189511" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has posted iOS 7.1.1, a new version of its operating system for iDevices such as the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.</p> <p>According to Apple, the upgrade improves Touch IDC fingerprint recognition, keyboard responsiveness, and resolves and issue with using Bluetooth keyboards with VoiceOver enabled. The updates is available by connecting your iDevice to your computer and updating via iTunes. Or you can go to Settings &gt; General &gt; Software Update.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/apple-releases-ios-711-apple-tv-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/apple-releases-ios-711-apple-tv-update#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:58:37 +0000 dsellers 694431 at http://preview.macnews.com Duet lets you keep track of your iPhone http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/duet-lets-you-keep-track-your-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="239" height="180" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Duet-Smartphone-Device.jpg?1398188149" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Innova Technology has released the Duet, a new Bluetooth device designed to help you keep track of your smartphone. It automatically alerts you when your phone gets outsides of a 32-foot range of the device.</p> <p>The Duet is compatible with both iOS and Android devices. It's a small tag that attaches to your keychain, bag, wallet — or slips into your pocket. You can also press a button on the device to ring your phone.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/duet-lets-you-keep-track-your-iphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/duet-lets-you-keep-track-your-iphone#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:37:25 +0000 dsellers 694409 at http://preview.macnews.com The Internet won't save U.S. newspapers http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/internet-wont-save-us-newspapers <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="356" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Newspaper%20Chart.jpg?1398187698" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Recently, the Newspaper Association of America published the advertising revenue of American newspapers for 2013. Unsurprisingly, the numbers are still dropping. </p> <p>Daily and Sunday newspapers generated 17.3 billion U.S. dollars with print ads. That's an 8.6% decrease compared with the year before. Digital advertising saw a 1.5% upturn, reaching 3.42 billion U.S. dollars — not enough by far to close the gap with print. Today's chart is courtesy of Statistica (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/nyewtjc" title="http://tinyurl.com/nyewtjc">http://tinyurl.com/nyewtjc</a>).</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/internet-wont-save-us-newspapers#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:28:23 +0000 dsellers 694398 at http://preview.macnews.com TP-LINK announces N600 Entertainment Adapter http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/tp-link-announces-n600-entertainment-adapter <p>TP-LINK has announced the N600 Universal Wireless Dual Band Entertainment Adapter (TL-WA890EA), which connects any Ethernet-enabled device to your wireless home network.</p> <p>Providing 300Mbps on the 2.4GHz frequency or 300Mbps on the 5.0GHz frequency, the TL-WA890EA has bandwidth for smooth HD video and music streaming and online gaming, according to the folks at TP-Link. It simultaneously connects up to four devices to your Wi-Fi network with the four built-in Fast Ethernet ports.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/tp-link-announces-n600-entertainment-adapter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/tp-link-announces-n600-entertainment-adapter#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:12:26 +0000 dsellers 694384 at http://preview.macnews.com Apple to end .mac and .me AIM chatting in Snow Leopard June 30 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/apple-end-mac-and-me-aim-chatting-snow-leopard-june-30 <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="321" height="365" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iChat.jpg?1398185988" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you're a long-time user of Apple’s cloud-based services, and have been using your Apple ID ending in mac.com or me.com to chat over the AIM network, starting June 30, you'll have to be running Mac OS X 10.7.2 or later, reports "MacIssues" (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/m26vn4a" title="http://tinyurl.com/m26vn4a">http://tinyurl.com/m26vn4a</a>).</p> <p>When Apple introduced its .Mac and subsequent .Me cloud-based services, it included cross-compatibility with AOL’s AIM service. This meant that when using iChat, you could log in with your .mac or .me username and be able to connect with AIM users.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/apple-end-mac-and-me-aim-chatting-snow-leopard-june-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/apple-end-mac-and-me-aim-chatting-snow-leopard-june-30#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:00:01 +0000 dsellers 694376 at http://preview.macnews.com Marketcircle releases Daylite 5 for the Mac, iPhone, iPad http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/marketcircle-releases-daylite-5-mac-iphone-ipad <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="187" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Daylite-5-for-Mac-IOS.jpg?1398184564" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Marketcircle has released Daylite 5 for the Mac, iPhone, and iPad. It's an update of the productivity and CRM app that helps small businesses management relationships and commitments all in one place.</p> <p>Daylite 5 for Mac adds an Insight View, a new visual summary of your contacts, opportunities, and projects that allow you to see and explore your data. Its charts offer a new way to look at and interact with your data, as well as offering insight and helping answer questions about your business.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/marketcircle-releases-daylite-5-mac-iphone-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/marketcircle-releases-daylite-5-mac-iphone-ipad#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:35:46 +0000 dsellers 694349 at http://preview.macnews.com Malware campaign infecting jailbroke iPhones http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/malware-campaign-infecting-jailbroke-iphones <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/VirusIcon_0.jpg?1398181077" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A malware campaign is infecting jailbroken iPhones and iPads to steal Apple account credentials from SSL encrypted traffic, reports "Macworld." The threat was discovered after some users reported on Reddit hat they experienced crashes in some applications as a result of a mysterious MobileSubstrate add-on called Unflod, the article adds.</p> <p>MobileSubstrate, now called Cydia Substrate, is a framework for jailbroken devices that allows developers to create modifications for iOS. Read more at <a href="http://tinyurl.com/l3mqwwq" title="http://tinyurl.com/l3mqwwq">http://tinyurl.com/l3mqwwq</a> .</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/malware-campaign-infecting-jailbroke-iphones#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:36:18 +0000 dsellers 694299 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: G-Technology's Studio line of external hard drives http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/kool-tools-g-technologys-studio-line-external-hard-drives <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="365" height="417" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/G-Speed-Studio-JPEG.jpg?1396889597" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>G-Technology has announced the first products in its new Studio line: the G-RaID Studio and the G-Speed Studio. They come in sleek, black enclosures.</p> <p>The Studio line sports multiple RAID options, removable enterprise-class 7200 RPM drives, 20 gigabits per second Thunderbolt 2 interfaces, and 6TB capacity. The line is targeted to high-performance computers and workstations used for such tasks as pre-production and post-production workflows.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/kool-tools-g-technologys-studio-line-external-hard-drives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/kool-tools-g-technologys-studio-line-external-hard-drives#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:55:51 +0000 dsellers 679014 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: Blumoo 'appcessory' http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/kool-tools-blumoo-appcessory <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="288" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Blumoo.jpg?1398098790" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Blumoo (<a href="http://www.blumoo.com" title="www.blumoo.com">www.blumoo.com</a>) is a universal home entertainment "appcessory" that provides you with control of the audio and visual equipment already installed in your home. It's a universal remote control and streaming device that pairs iOS mobile devices to existing home entertainment systems.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/kool-tools-blumoo-appcessory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/kool-tools-blumoo-appcessory#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:42:51 +0000 dsellers 693091 at http://preview.macnews.com WinZip introduces WinZip Mac 3 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/winzip-introduces-winzip-mac-3 <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="235" height="326" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/WinZip-for-Mac-OS-X-box.jpg?1398098275" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>WinZip has introduced WinZip Mac 3, a file sharing app that lets you manage, protect, and share files across email and the cloud. It offers direct support for Dropbox and Google Drive, file protection, and a Zip engine.</p> <p>WinZip Mac 3 is available at the Mac App Store and directly from WinZip (<a href="http://www.winzip.com/mac" title="www.winzip.com/mac">www.winzip.com/mac</a>). It requires Mac OS X 10. 7 or higher and costs US$29.99.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/22/winzip-introduces-winzip-mac-3#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:34:19 +0000 dsellers 693075 at http://preview.macnews.com DAQ Plot arrives on the Mac App Store http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/daq-plot-arrives-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="400" height="250" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/DAQ-Plot-for-Mac-OSX.jpg?1398097718" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>VVI has announced the available of DAQ Plot on the Mac App Store. The app users the DLP-I)8-G data acquisition hardware to measure up to eight voltage signals.</p> <p>The software and hardware are useful for lab settings on Macs as the combination permits each experimenter to have their individual signal recording station. It uses the built-in drivers on the Mac.</p> <p>DAQ had been used for over a decade at many commercial labs, universities, industries, and by consultants. It's used for for everything from quick experiments to 24/7 power utility company monitoring. Go to <a href="http://www.vvi.com" title="www.vvi.com">www.vvi.com</a> for more info.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/daq-plot-arrives-mac-app-store#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:28:46 +0000 dsellers 693070 at http://preview.macnews.com Out of the Park Baseball 15 comes to the Mac, PC, Linux systems http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/out-park-baseball-15-comes-mac-pc-linux-systems <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="226" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/OOTP-15-Screen.jpg?1398097361" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Out of the Park Developments has released Out of the Park Baseball 15 for Mac, PC, and Linux platforms. It costs US$39.99 and is available at the Mac App Store. </p> <p>New features include: support for 3D ballparks, as well as 3D in-game ball flight; seven real international leagues, including Japan, Korea, and Taiwan; a new ratings system; a revamped interface; and more.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/out-park-baseball-15-comes-mac-pc-linux-systems#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:22:45 +0000 dsellers 693066 at http://preview.macnews.com Apple TV gets three new channels http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/apple-tv-gets-three-new-channels <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/Apple%20TV_0.jpg?1398094519" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has launched three new channels on its Apple TV set-top box: A&amp;E, History, and Lifetime. No updates are needed to access the new channels; they simply now appear in your channel listings.</p> <p>The channels offer a preview of shows such as "Duck Dynasty," "Pawn Stars," "Storage Wars" and "Project Runaway." However, you'll need to be a cable or satellite TV subscriber to access full content.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/apple-tv-gets-three-new-channels#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:35:33 +0000 dsellers 693022 at http://preview.macnews.com SupaSounds serves up free Sound FX kits http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/supasounds-serves-free-sound-fx-kits <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="323" height="125" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/SupaSounds-Logo-JPEG.jpg?1398084851" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>SupaSounds has announced a Free SFX kit offering from their sound library. For a limited time, SupaSounds will provide game developers with all of their SFX kits at no cost.</p> <p>The library lists hundreds of royalty free music tracks with regularly planned updates. Most of the tracks are 30 second (or longer) sound loops that are optimized for continuous looping. </p> <p>All are MP3 files encoded at the highest possibly quality, according to the folks at SupaSounds. Go to supasounds.net for more info.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/supasounds-serves-free-sound-fx-kits#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:54:23 +0000 dsellers 692869 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: JMR ProBracket for the Mac Pro http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/kool-tools-jmr-probracket-mac-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="400" height="272" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Mac-Pro-Mounting-Brackets_0.jpg?1396888906" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>JMR Electronics ProBracket mourning brackets allow the 2013 Mac Pro to be securely installed under a desk, aside a desk pedestal, to a wall, or into a rack cabinet. </p> <p>The mounts let you mount the Mac Pro with its I-O ports available or hidden. Each mount includes cable management and secure integrated straps that hold the computer in place. Rubberized gasketed surfaces protect the Mac Pro from migration and scratches. </p> <p>The ProBracket family includes:</p> <p>° Mounting a single Mac Pro computer under a desk or against a wall: Model: MPRO-DESK;</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/kool-tools-jmr-probracket-mac-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/kool-tools-jmr-probracket-mac-pro#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:41:57 +0000 dsellers 679003 at http://preview.macnews.com DX Toolbox upgrade for Mac OS X adds Ionosonde Plot Window http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/dx-toolbox-upgrade-mac-os-x-adds-ionosonde-plot-window <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="360" height="286" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/DX%20Toolbox.jpg?1397826278" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Black Cat Systems has released DX Toolbox version 4.3.0, an update of the Mac OS X compatible radio propagation/conditions analysis and forecasting tool for amateur radio operators, shortwave listeners, and other radio enthusiasts.</p> <p>This version adds the Ionosonde Plot Window. This window lets you see graphs of foF2, foES and hmF2 ionosonde data from a number of sites around the world. This data is useful in determining the current real time Maximum Usable Frequency (MUF) for shortwave radio propagation.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/dx-toolbox-upgrade-mac-os-x-adds-ionosonde-plot-window" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/dx-toolbox-upgrade-mac-os-x-adds-ionosonde-plot-window#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:04:23 +0000 dsellers 689891 at http://preview.macnews.com Easy Markdown for Mac OS X gets maintenance upgrade http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/easy-markdown-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-upgrade <p>Tension Software (<a href="http://www.tensionsoftware.com" title="www.tensionsoftware.com">www.tensionsoftware.com</a>) has updated Easy Markdown, a Mac OS X app for creating text following markdown rules, to version 1.3.1. The new version improves the opening of files encoded in various formats.</p> <p>The software allows you to create web pages without coding. Text written in Markdown is plain text that automatically translates in a web page coded in HTML.</p> <p>Easy Markdown requires Mac OS X 10.8 or higher. It costs US$3.99 and is available at the Mac App Store.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/21/easy-markdown-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-upgrade#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:00:21 +0000 dsellers 689885 at http://preview.macnews.com ooVoo 5.0 now available at the Mac App Store http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/oovoo-50-now-available-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="400" height="302" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/ooVoo-For-Mac-OSX.jpg?1397826799" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>ooVoo has released ooVoo 5.0 on the Mac App Store. The app is a integrated video and messaging tool. </p> <p>Version 5.0 sports a sleeker interface design that offers high-def, one-on-one calling; 12-way group video calls, voice calls, and screen sharing. This release also introduces an in-app purchase option for ooVoo Premium, which provides an ad-free version of the free app.</p> <p>ooVoo 5.0 is localized in 12 languages. The app is available in versions for Mac OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android. Go to <a href="http://www.oovoo.com/home.aspx" title="http://www.oovoo.com/home.aspx">http://www.oovoo.com/home.aspx</a> for more info.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/oovoo-50-now-available-mac-app-store#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:13:49 +0000 dsellers 689901 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: Smoke 2015 for the Mac http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/kool-tools-smoke-2015-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="600" height="375" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Smoke%202015-Timeline-FX-Ribbon_0.jpg?1396885891" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Autodesk's Smoke 2015, the latest version of its professional video editing software, adds new creative tools and performance enhancements. It will also be available soon as a desktop subscription so customers can use it on a pay-as-you-go basis.</p> <p>Smoke 2015 offers improved workflows with tools such as Final Cut Pro. It features 3D Tracker, a new Timeline FX workflow, added hardware support, and optimization for the new Mac Pro running Mac OS X Mavericks. Key features of the upgrade include:</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/kool-tools-smoke-2015-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/kool-tools-smoke-2015-mac#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:51:52 +0000 dsellers 678962 at http://preview.macnews.com DEVONtechnologies updates all editions of DEVONthink http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/devontechnologies-updates-all-editions-devonthink <p>DEVONtechnologies has released updates for all editions of its information and knowledge manager DEVONthink. Updates are also available for its notebook app DEVONnote and its smart Internet research assistant DEVONagent. The updates are free and recommended for all users.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/devontechnologies-updates-all-editions-devonthink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/devontechnologies-updates-all-editions-devonthink#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:04:44 +0000 dsellers 688783 at http://preview.macnews.com Beamer 2.0 for Mac OS X released with redesigned interface and new features http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/beamer-20-mac-os-x-released-redesigned-interface-and-new-features <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="268" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Beamer-for-Mac-OSX.jpg?1397750585" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tupil has introduced Beamer 2.0, an update to their media streaming application for OS X. The app lets you stream any movie file from your Mac directly to an<br /> Apple TV using AirPlay. </p> <p>Beamer accepts all common formats, codecs and resolutions. Just open any movie file and press play. Version 2.0 brings a completely redesigned user interface and features such as playlists and better controls.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/beamer-20-mac-os-x-released-redesigned-interface-and-new-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/18/beamer-20-mac-os-x-released-redesigned-interface-and-new-features#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:03:12 +0000 dsellers 688934 at http://preview.macnews.com All MacTech Sites Restored after HostGator Outage http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/all-mactech-sites-restored-after-hostgator-outage <p>Yesterday, HostGator (one of MacTech's providers) experienced yet another long period outage that affected customers across their base. While HostGator stayed initially quiet on the outage, they continued to say throughout the outage that only a "small number" of customers ... given the number of complaints now posted, that was clearly not the case.</p> <p>Only MacTech's periphery sites were impacted, and those sites are now fully back up (if you continue to see a "Yeah, we know." page talking about the outage, please let us know. </p> <p>We apologize for the inconvenience.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/all-mactech-sites-restored-after-hostgator-outage#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:16:49 +0000 neil 689040 at http://preview.macnews.com Eyefi unveils Eyefi Cloud http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/eyefi-unveils-eyefi-cloud <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="174" height="230" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Eyefi%20Logo.jpg?1397751112" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Eyefi (<a href="http://www.eyefi.com" title="www.eyefi.com">www.eyefi.com</a>), which specializes in digital camera connectivity, has unveiled Eyefi Cloud, a private photo-centric cloud service that makes newly captured photos instantly available on a smartphone, tablet, computer or smart TV. </p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/eyefi-unveils-eyefi-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/eyefi-unveils-eyefi-cloud#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:12:11 +0000 dsellers 688942 at http://preview.macnews.com Does Twitter have a stickiness problem? http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/does-twitter-have-stickiness-problem <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="356" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Twitter%20Stickness%20Graph.jpg?1397750826" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>According to data published by Twitter analytics firm Twopcharts, Twitter may have a stickiness problem. According to the data there is a large discrepancy between the number of accounts created and the number of accounts that actually remain active.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/does-twitter-have-stickiness-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/does-twitter-have-stickiness-problem#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:07:36 +0000 dsellers 688939 at http://preview.macnews.com TRENDnet ships Powerline 500 Wireless Kit http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/trendnet-ships-powerline-500-wireless-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="355" height="230" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Powerline%20500.jpg?1397739629" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>TRENDnet (<a href="http://www.trendnet.com" title="www.trendnet.com">www.trendnet.com</a>) has released the Powerline 500 Wireless Kit, model TPL-410APK, which extends a home wireless network using existing electrical lines.</p> <p>The included TRENDnet Powerline adapters (TPL-406E + TPL-410AP) auto-connect out of the box over a pre-encrypted Powerline signal. You can network the standard Powerline 500 adapter, model TPL-406E, to a router and plug in the Powerline 500 AV Wireless Access Point, model TPL-410AP, into an outlet on the same electrical system to extend a high performance wireless network.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/trendnet-ships-powerline-500-wireless-kit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/trendnet-ships-powerline-500-wireless-kit#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:00:34 +0000 dsellers 688773 at http://preview.macnews.com Don't change your passwords until Heartbleed bug is fixed http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/dont-change-your-passwords-until-heartbleed-bug-fixed <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="341" height="413" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Heartbleed%20Bug.jpg?1397739374" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the wake of the Heartbleed Bug, some inexperienced vendors are suggesting users change their passwords, but this won't protect them from further attacks.</p> <p>Last week, the Heartbleed bug was discovered. Since then, many companies and a few inexperienced security vendors have rushed to put out ill-advised statements. One of those theories is that users need to immediately change their passwords so they can maintain their online security. According to LogmeOnce CEO and security expert Kevin Shahbazi, this will not only not protect you, it could increase your risk of a cyber attack.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/dont-change-your-passwords-until-heartbleed-bug-fixed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/dont-change-your-passwords-until-heartbleed-bug-fixed#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:56:44 +0000 dsellers 688770 at http://preview.macnews.com Tension Software revs Calcine for Mac OS X to version 1.4 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/tension-software-revs-calcine-mac-os-x-version-14 <p>Tension Software (<a href="http://www.tensionsoftware.com" title="www.tensionsoftware.com">www.tensionsoftware.com</a>) has updated Calcine, its algebra solver for Mac OS X, to version 1.4.</p> <p>Calcine provides a algebra solver in small strip window. You can use it for simple additions or for complex formula using and assigning variables and constants.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/tension-software-revs-calcine-mac-os-x-version-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/tension-software-revs-calcine-mac-os-x-version-14#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:44:08 +0000 dsellers 688412 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: HitFilm plug-ins http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/kool-tools-hitfilm-plug-ins <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="600" height="338" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/HitFilm-Plugins-Screen_0.jpg?1396875688" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>FXHome's VFX, compositing, motion graphics, and grading effects have finally come to Final Cut Pro X, as well as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, and Apple Motion. They take the effects present in HitFilm 2 Ultimate to multiple platforms.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/kool-tools-hitfilm-plug-ins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/17/kool-tools-hitfilm-plug-ins#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:01:41 +0000 dsellers 678842 at http://preview.macnews.com Native Instruments introduces RISE & HIT http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/native-instruments-introduces-rise-hit <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="297" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/NI-Rise%26Hit.jpg?1397666929" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Native Instruments has released RISE &amp; HIT, an instrument dedicated to creating tension and suspense with build-ups and climatic hits. It uses a range of over 8GB of recorded and studio-produced sounds.</p> <p>The RISE &amp; HIT interface offers editing with integrated effects and mastering tools for sound design capabilities. It includes an extensive sample library of produced sounds.</p> <p>
RISE &amp; HIT runs in KONTAKT 5 or the free KONTAKT 5 PLAYER. It cots US$149 and is available at <a href="http://www.native-instruments.com/riseandhit" title="www.native-instruments.com/riseandhit">www.native-instruments.com/riseandhit</a> .</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/native-instruments-introduces-rise-hit#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:55:16 +0000 dsellers 688419 at http://preview.macnews.com Hyundai brings Apple CarPlay into the 2015 Sonata http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/hyundai-brings-apple-carplay-2015-sonata <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="268" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/CarPlay.jpg?1397664291" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hyundai says it will bring Apple CarPlay functionality to the 2015 Sonata. CarPlay is an automobile-oriented interface that gives iDevice users a way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch. </p> <p>It also features Siri voice control. You can read more about it at <a href="http://www.apple.com/ios/carplay/" title="http://www.apple.com/ios/carplay/">http://www.apple.com/ios/carplay/</a> .</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/hyundai-brings-apple-carplay-2015-sonata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/hyundai-brings-apple-carplay-2015-sonata#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:09:03 +0000 dsellers 688380 at http://preview.macnews.com 9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek comes to the Mac http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/9-clues-secret-serpent-creek-comes-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="400" height="250" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Serpents-Creek-Game-for-Mac-OSX.jpg?1397651900" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>G5 and Serpent Creek have teamed up to bring 9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek to the Mac. It's available on the Mac App Store.</p> <p>Here's how the game is described: "Your closest friend, journalist Helen Hunter, traveled to the coastal town of Serpent Creek to report on the Serpent Festival. Now she's missing, and the last phone call she made was to you. As a paranormal private investigator, Helen wanted you to weigh in on some frightening things she'd discovered. She asked you to come immediately.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/9-clues-secret-serpent-creek-comes-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/9-clues-secret-serpent-creek-comes-mac#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:38:24 +0000 dsellers 688211 at http://preview.macnews.com CS Odessa announces addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/cs-odessa-announces-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park <p>CS Odessa has announced a new ConceptDraw Solution Park addition for ConceptDraw PRO v9.5 and greater. It's a set of libraries that provide a range of graph and chart types to support documentation and graphics that deal with statics and data. The new addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park is a free item for current users of ConceptDraw PRO.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/cs-odessa-announces-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/cs-odessa-announces-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:33:24 +0000 dsellers 687367 at http://preview.macnews.com DB-Text for Mac OS X revved to version 1.4 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/db-text-mac-os-x-revved-version-14 <p>Tension Software (<a href="http://www.tensionsoftware.com" title="www.tensionsoftware.com">www.tensionsoftware.com</a>) has revved DB-Text, its general use tool for opening and editing CSV and TSV files on Mac OS X — to version 1.4. </p> <p>DB-Text can enlarge or shrink all the columns in a single step from the toolbar. It allows you to move and adjust columns as you need. </p> <p>In version 1.4, the import function now has the ability to auto-detect the file encode format. Plus, there are new file encode formats for text files to import: nine accepted formats such as (UTF8, ASCII, UTF16, UTF32, OLD MAC OS 9) and others.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/db-text-mac-os-x-revved-version-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/db-text-mac-os-x-revved-version-14#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:28:34 +0000 dsellers 687361 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: Korus wireless speakers http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/kool-tools-korus-wireless-speakers <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="243" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Korus%20Speakers%20JPEG.jpg?1396387125" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you want premium wireless speakers, you want the Korus V600 and the Korus V400, which are designed to work with iDevices such as the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, as well as Macs and PCs. </p> <p>What of Android devices? Currently the only way you can currently connect such a gadget is through a 3.5mm audio cable. A mini-USB baton that will let you connect Droid devices to them is in development, but no official release date has been set.  </p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/kool-tools-korus-wireless-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/kool-tools-korus-wireless-speakers#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:18:16 +0000 dsellers 673274 at http://preview.macnews.com Typinator for Mac OS X gets maintenance update http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/typinator-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-update <p>Ergonis Software has released Typinator 5.9, a new maintenance update for its text expander. It incorporates several minor bug fixes and improves compatibility with certain third-party applications like Aperture, MacGiro, Mellel, and others.</p> <p>Typinator 5.9 requires Mac OS X 10.5.8 or newer and is compatible with OS X Mavericks. It's available on the Ergonis Software website (<a href="https://store.ergonis.com" title="https://store.ergonis.com">https://store.ergonis.com</a>). The upgrade to Typinator 5.9 is free for anyone who owns a valid license for Typinator 5.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/typinator-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/16/typinator-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-update#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:12:35 +0000 dsellers 687183 at http://preview.macnews.com Twelve South introduces a hardwood MacBook stand http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/15/twelve-south-introduces-hardwood-macbook-stand <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="268" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/BookArc-Mod-for-MacBook.jpg?1397582567" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Twelve South ash introduced the US$79.99 BookArc möd, its first product created in wood. It's a hardwood version of the company's BookArc stand.</p> <p>

The stand is compatible with all current MacBook models and is available in three finished: birch, walnut, and espresso. It's available now; go to <a href="http://bit.ly/1t5Je0Sfor" title="http://bit.ly/1t5Je0Sfor">http://bit.ly/1t5Je0Sfor</a> more info.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/15/twelve-south-introduces-hardwood-macbook-stand#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:22:53 +0000 dsellers 687413 at http://preview.macnews.com Adesso releases Scissor-Switch Keyboard http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/15/adesso-releases-scissor-switch-keyboard <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="289" height="238" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Campagno-Scissor-Switch-Keyboard-with-Folio-Case-for-iPad-Air.jpg?1397581250" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Adesso has released the Campagno Air Bluetooth 3.0 Scissor-Switch Keyboard with Folio Case for the iPad Air. It costs US$7.99.</p> <p>The slim Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard includes a standard, 64-day layout with iPad and multimedia hot keys that allow you to access shortcuts for the Apple tablet with one touch. The scissor-switch keys purportedly provide the same tactile feel as that of a laptop. The microfiber folio case is designed to offer protection from minor bumps and scratches.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/15/adesso-releases-scissor-switch-keyboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/15/adesso-releases-scissor-switch-keyboard#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:59 +0000 dsellers 687391 at http://preview.macnews.com Corning announces availability of USB 3.0 optical cables by Corning http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/15/corning-announces-availability-usb-30-optical-cables-corning <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="271" height="208" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Corning%20Cables.jpg?1397580582" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Corning has announced the availability of its USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning , capable of sending up to five 5 gigabits per second of data at distances up to 30 meters. Compatible with most USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices, the cables extend data transmission beyond the 3-meter limitation of comparable copper cable.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/15/corning-announces-availability-usb-30-optical-cables-corning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/04/15/corning-announces-availability-usb-30-optical-cables-corning#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:49:46 +0000 dsellers 687382 at http://preview.macnews.com