MacNews Latest News http://preview.macnews.com/news en Pocket Watch releases ActivePrint Cloud Server http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/pocket-watch-releases-activeprint-cloud-server <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="542" height="537" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/ActivePrint-Cloud-Server%20JPEG.jpg?1406910579" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Pocket Watch has released the ActivePrint Cloud Server. The standalone box makes almost any USB printer or available network printer compatible with iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. </p> <p>This is done by making each printer available through AirPrint, ActivePrint Cloud Print, and Google Cloud Print services simultaneously. You simply plug the ActivePrint Cloud Server in to an Internet connected router or a cable/DSL modem, and it's ready to go.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/pocket-watch-releases-activeprint-cloud-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/pocket-watch-releases-activeprint-cloud-server#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:29:56 +0000 dsellers 1074246 at http://preview.macnews.com Taxonomy 2 for Mac OS X adds multiple file operation support, more http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/taxonomy-2-mac-os-x-adds-multiple-file-operation-support-more <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="500" height="313" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Taxonomy%202.jpg?1406909966" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Vostok has launched Taxonomy 2, an update of the tool for file sorting on Mac OS X. The app allows sorting of folders and storing them in order. Version 2 contains number of new features like multiple files operations, undo, file renaming and more.</p> <p>File arrangement options allows the user to order files by name, type, size, creation and modification dates. The Grid preview helps to move or copy multiple files at a time. It shows file thumbnails and allows to choose thumbnail size and list. Also, now it's possible to undo actions.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/taxonomy-2-mac-os-x-adds-multiple-file-operation-support-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/taxonomy-2-mac-os-x-adds-multiple-file-operation-support-more#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:19:55 +0000 dsellers 1074201 at http://preview.macnews.com Apple reportedly rolls out its own content delivery system http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/apple-reportedly-rolls-out-its-own-content-delivery-system <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/BigBlueAppleIcon_17.jpg?1406896861" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple’s own CDN (content delivery network) has gone live in the U.S. and Europe, reports Seeking Alpha (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/ls3z3hg" title="http://tinyurl.com/ls3z3hg">http://tinyurl.com/ls3z3hg</a>). The company is now delivering some of their own content such as new releases of Mac OS X and iOS directly to consumers. </p> <p>What's more, Apple has interconnect deals in place with multiple ISPs, including Comcast and others, and has paid to get direct access to their networks, says Seeking Alpha. As a result the company has more than 10x the capacity it had previously.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/apple-reportedly-rolls-out-its-own-content-delivery-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/apple-reportedly-rolls-out-its-own-content-delivery-system#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:41:05 +0000 dsellers 1073221 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: ParaSync for iPad mini, iPad Air http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/kool-tools-parasync-ipad-mini-ipad-air <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="320" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/ParaSync_0.jpg?1405962523" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Parat Solutions's (<a href="http://www.paratsolutions.com" title="http://www.paratsolutions.com">http://www.paratsolutions.com</a>) ParaSync for the iPad mini and iPad Air is a cable-free docking system licensed by Apple and is especially designed to charge and synchronize institutional deployments of Apple tablets. </p> <p>Every ParaSync dock automatically comes bundled with protective cases made of impact-resistant ABS and shock-absorbing silicone. The iPad mini case is available in two versions: standard, with the Home button exposed, or as a "Museum Case" with the Home button covered (with pinhole access) and a neck lanyard included. </p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/kool-tools-parasync-ipad-mini-ipad-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/kool-tools-parasync-ipad-mini-ipad-air#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:18:46 +0000 dsellers 1007211 at http://preview.macnews.com iDraw 2.4.1 adds Swift language export and support for plug-ins http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/idraw-241-adds-swift-language-export-and-support-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="200" height="200" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iDraw.jpg?1406823372" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Indeeo has released iDraw 2.4.1 (<a href="http://www.indeeo.com/idraw/" title="www.indeeo.com/idraw/">www.indeeo.com/idraw/</a>), an update to the Mac graphic design and illustration application. </p> <p>A new Swift language export feature can be used to convert app design mockups, buttons, and icons directly into native Swift drawing code, useable in both Mac and iOS projects. Version 2.4.1 also adds the ability to create and run custom plug-in scripts.</p> <p>iDraw 2.4.1 is available for purchase at the Mac App Store (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/pckr9e5" title="http://tinyurl.com/pckr9e5">http://tinyurl.com/pckr9e5</a>) for US$24.99. Version 2.4.1 is a free update for existing users who purchased previous versions of iDraw on the Mac App Store.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/08/01/idraw-241-adds-swift-language-export-and-support-plug-ins#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:16:22 +0000 dsellers 1068156 at http://preview.macnews.com Fireebok Studio floats out iCloud Extractor for the Mac http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/fireebok-studio-floats-out-icloud-extractor-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="500" height="300" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iCloud-Extractor.jpg?1406824172" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Fireebok Studio has released iCloud Extractor 1.0.0, a Mac application that allows users to download and extract their photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, calendar events and reminders, as well as bookmarks from the iCloud backup file.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/fireebok-studio-floats-out-icloud-extractor-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/fireebok-studio-floats-out-icloud-extractor-mac#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:30:11 +0000 dsellers 1068241 at http://preview.macnews.com Adobe announces Lightroom 5.6 and Camera Raw 8.6 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/adobe-announces-lightroom-56-and-camera-raw-86 <p>Adobe has announced the availability of Lightroom 5.6 and Camera Raw 8.6 as final releases on both Adobe.com and through the update mechanism in Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6. </p> <p>This release corrects issues reported in earlier versions of Lightroom 5 and Camera Raw 8. In addition, raw file format support is added for three new cameras: the Nikon D810, Panasonic LUMIX AG-GH4 and Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/adobe-announces-lightroom-56-and-camera-raw-86" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/adobe-announces-lightroom-56-and-camera-raw-86#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:13:36 +0000 dsellers 1068131 at http://preview.macnews.com Native Instruments releases second 'The Future of DJing' installment http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/native-instruments-releases-second-future-djing-installment <p>Native Instruments continues the #futureofdjing discussion started in the first video with MK, aimed at exploring how technological innovation plays a role in shaping the future of DJ culture. </p> <p>The second in "The Future of DJing" video series features Berlin techno giants Pan-Pot describing how live remixing has transformed their sound and the importance of using technology to develop a personal style. The #futureofdjing discussion continues in the coming weeks over social media with more opinions and topics.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/native-instruments-releases-second-future-djing-installment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/native-instruments-releases-second-future-djing-installment#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:05:02 +0000 dsellers 1068101 at http://preview.macnews.com Barcode Basics for Mac OS X adds support for new codes http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/barcode-basics-mac-os-x-adds-support-new-codes <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.jpg?1406717666" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Barcode Basics (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/kczaefh" title="http://tinyurl.com/kczaefh">http://tinyurl.com/kczaefh</a>) for Mac OS X has been revved to version 2/4 . The app offers barcode creation features.Version 2.4 now supports the global standard pharmacode (aka Laetus), two track pharmacodes, Italian pharma codes, PZN7 and PZN8.</p> <p>Barcode Basics 2.4 requires Mac OS X 10.8 or higher and costs US$9.99. It's available at the Mac App Store</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/barcode-basics-mac-os-x-adds-support-new-codes#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:54:38 +0000 dsellers 1060106 at http://preview.macnews.com ChronoSync for Mac OS X gets maintenance release http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/chronosync-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-release <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/ChronoSync_2.jpg?1406724682" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Econ Technologies has updated ChronoSync to version 4.5.2, an update of the automated synchronization and backup application for Mac OS X (10.6 and higher) that can synchronize, backup, and create bootable backups.</p> <p>It's a maintenance release that includes enhancements to bootable backups and over 30 features and fixes. For new users the cost is US$40. A demo is available for download from the Econ Technologies web site (<a href="http://www.econtechnologies.com" title="http://www.econtechnologies.com">http://www.econtechnologies.com</a>).</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/chronosync-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-release#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:54:34 +0000 dsellers 1060636 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: Cycling Ride Pouch for the iPhone http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/kool-tools-cycling-ride-pouch-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="400" height="261" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Cycling-Ride-Pouch-iPhone.jpg?1406053242" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>No longer will iPhone-owning cyclists need to stop and remove their phone to access MapMyRide or to check texts. WaterField Designs has entered the cycling market with the introduction of the Cycling Ride Pouch (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/p8fzfqv" title="http://tinyurl.com/p8fzfqv">http://tinyurl.com/p8fzfqv</a>), a wallet-like bike toolkit with a clear iPhone window that allows riders to view and send texts or access apps without removing the phone.  </p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/kool-tools-cycling-ride-pouch-iphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/31/kool-tools-cycling-ride-pouch-iphone#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:19:45 +0000 dsellers 1013626 at http://preview.macnews.com oneSql is new Mac compatible, SQL database tool http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/onesql-new-mac-compatible-sql-database-tool <p>chol.technology has introduced oneSql 1.0, a standalone, lightweight SQL database tool. It's a MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB and SQLite SQL query and data import/export program for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. </p> <p>No install is required. oneSql offers unrestrictive software licensing, putting customers needs first. Four databases and five languages are supported: English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.</p> <p>oneSql costs US$30 for a single user edition. You can buy it or get more info at <a href="http://www.zombielabs.net/stevencholerton/tag/chol-technology/" title="http://www.zombielabs.net/stevencholerton/tag/chol-technology/">http://www.zombielabs.net/stevencholerton/tag/chol-technology/</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/onesql-new-mac-compatible-sql-database-tool#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:47:40 +0000 dsellers 1061796 at http://preview.macnews.com Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary released for OS X, iOS http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/cambridge-english-pronouncing-dictionary-released-os-x-ios <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="600" height="375" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/CambridgeDictionary.jpg?1406725555" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Paragon Software Group (<a href="http://www.cambridge.org" title="www.cambridge.org">www.cambridge.org</a>) has released Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary app for Mac OS X and iOS. It's available for US$14.99 at the Mac App Store and Apple App Store, respectively.</p> <p>The dictionary app is based on the classic version of Daniel Jones's guide to contemporary pronunciation for British and American English, and is designed to meet the needs of English language learners striving to perfect their pronunciation of even the most challenging words, such as "though" and "honour," personal names, company names, technology and science definitions, and more. </p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/cambridge-english-pronouncing-dictionary-released-os-x-ios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/cambridge-english-pronouncing-dictionary-released-os-x-ios#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:05:59 +0000 dsellers 1060691 at http://preview.macnews.com QuarkXPress 10.2 introduces new collaboration, productivity features http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/quarkxpress-102-introduces-new-collaboration-productivity-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="128" height="128" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Quark%20Logo.jpg?1406725077" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Quark Software (<a href="http://www.quark.com" title="http://www.quark.com">http://www.quark.com</a>) has released QuarkXPress 10.2, an update to QuarkXPress 10 that's available free of charge to all users currently on version 10 and available as part of Quark’s Creative Pro bundle offer.</p> <p>QuarkXPress 10.2 enables users to optimize their environment for onscreen image display and performance. The update also introduces new collaboration and productivity features. </p> <p>The update is available through the Auto Updater in QuarkXPress 10. A 30-day demo of QuarkXPress 10.2 is available for download.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/quarkxpress-102-introduces-new-collaboration-productivity-features#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:58:27 +0000 dsellers 1060651 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: Publisher Lite for Mac OS X http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/kool-tools-publisher-lite-mac-os-x <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="500" height="313" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Publisher%20Lite.jpg?1405964266" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>PearlMountain Technology's Publisher Lite is a handy desktop publishing and page layout app for both business and home use — and it's free. With it you can design and create a variety of flyers, brochures, business cards, newsletters, advertisements, reports, calendars, posters, booklets, and more. </p> <p>It comes with 45-plus professionally designed templates. You can easily customize text and create multiple pages. Publisher Lite also packs lots of art resources: clipart, backgrounds, masks, frames, preset shapes, etc.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/kool-tools-publisher-lite-mac-os-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/kool-tools-publisher-lite-mac-os-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:27:05 +0000 dsellers 1007371 at http://preview.macnews.com CS Odessa announces building plan addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/cs-odessa-announces-building-plan-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park <p>CS Odessa (<a href="http://www.conceptdraw.com" title="www.conceptdraw.com">www.conceptdraw.com</a>) has released a building plan addition to ConceptDraw Solution Park. The addition to ConceptDraw Pro and ConceptDraw Solution Park vector libraries offers improved building plan and office layout capabilities.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/cs-odessa-announces-building-plan-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/cs-odessa-announces-building-plan-addition-conceptdraw-solution-park#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:06:47 +0000 dsellers 1055061 at http://preview.macnews.com LinkOptimizer now supports the Preserve Details image resampling method in Photoshop CC and later http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/linkoptimizer-now-supports-preserve-details-image-resampling-method-photoshop-cc-and-late <p>Zevrix Solutions (<a href="http://www.zevrix.com" title="www.zevrix.com">www.zevrix.com</a>) has launched LinkOptimizer 4.9.20, a maintenance update to its workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign.<br /> The software allows you to reduce the size of InDesign links and speed up processing by eliminating excess image data. It also performs image color conversion and sharpening, converts file formats and more. The new version supports the Preserve Details image resampling method in Photoshop CC and later.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/linkoptimizer-now-supports-preserve-details-image-resampling-method-photoshop-cc-and-late" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/30/linkoptimizer-now-supports-preserve-details-image-resampling-method-photoshop-cc-and-late#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:02:30 +0000 dsellers 1055021 at http://preview.macnews.com XILS-lab has released the XILS DeeS deesser plug-in http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/xils-lab-has-released-xils-dees-deesser-plug <p>Music software company XILS-lab has released XILS DeeS, a de-esser plug-in for all major Mac (OS X 10.5 or higher) and PC (Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8) compatible formats for ridding voice recordings of all sibilant-related defects while preserving precious characteristics to produce perfect-sounding results.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/xils-lab-has-released-xils-dees-deesser-plug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/xils-lab-has-released-xils-dees-deesser-plug#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:11:12 +0000 dsellers 1056566 at http://preview.macnews.com PluralEyes 3.5 released as part of Shooter Suite 12.5 update http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/pluraleyes-35-released-part-shooter-suite-125-update <p>Red Giant has released Shooter Suite 12.5, which includes new versions of two Shooter Suite products: PluralEyes 3.5 and Instant 4K. New to the suite is Denoiser II, Red Giant's powerful video noise reduction tool. </p> <p>Also included are the recently updated BulletProof 1.2, as well as Frames and LUT Buddy. PluralEyes 3.5 brings expanded media support, more accuracy, drift correction and more.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/pluraleyes-35-released-part-shooter-suite-125-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/pluraleyes-35-released-part-shooter-suite-125-update#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:15:10 +0000 dsellers 1056271 at http://preview.macnews.com Connected Data launches Drobo Mini with SSD drives http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/connected-data-launches-drobo-mini-ssd-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="600" height="203" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Drobo-Mini.jpg?1406657977" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Connected Data, the creator of the Drobo line of smart storage solutions, has launched its Drobo Mini with Solid State Disk (SSD) drives. The company says they deliver as much as 80% more performance compared to a Mini configured with traditional spinning hard drives.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/connected-data-launches-drobo-mini-ssd-drives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/connected-data-launches-drobo-mini-ssd-drives#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:19:54 +0000 dsellers 1055481 at http://preview.macnews.com Total War: Shogun 2 coming to the Mac on July 31 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/total-war-shogun-2-coming-mac-july-31 <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="225" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Shogun%202.jpg?1406657926" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Feral Interactive says the historical strategy game Total War: Shogun 2 for Mac will be released via Steam on July 31, with the Mac App Store version scheduled for release in early August. </p> <p>Developed by Creative Assembly and published by SEGA® for Windows, this is the latest installment in the Total War series to be brought to the Mac by Feral, following Rome, Empire and Napoleon. A premium version of the game will be released simultaneously and include all additional content.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/total-war-shogun-2-coming-mac-july-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/total-war-shogun-2-coming-mac-july-31#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:18:52 +0000 dsellers 1055476 at http://preview.macnews.com WaterField launches 15-inch Solo and 13-inch Indy for new MacBook Pros http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/waterfield-launches-15-inch-solo-and-13-inch-indy-new-macbook-pros <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="417" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Indy-for-MacBook-Pro.jpg?1406656750" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>WaterField Designs (<a href="http://www.sfbags.com/" title="http://www.sfbags.com/">http://www.sfbags.com/</a>) has unveiled a new 15-inch Outback Solo to fit the larger upgraded MacBook Pro Retina and a new 13-inch Indy leather satchel (pictured) to fit the smaller Retina model. </p> <p>The Outback Solo sports a rugged look, combining waxed canvas with premium leather. The Indy's soft high-grade leather develops a rich patina over time. Both look professional enough for business meetings and fashionable enough for anywhere else, says WaterField owner, Gary Waterfield.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/waterfield-launches-15-inch-solo-and-13-inch-indy-new-macbook-pros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/waterfield-launches-15-inch-solo-and-13-inch-indy-new-macbook-pros#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:59:13 +0000 dsellers 1055381 at http://preview.macnews.com Notebooks for Mac released to complement Notebooks on iOS http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/notebooks-mac-released-complement-notebooks-ios <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="400" height="253" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Notebooks%20Screen%20Small.jpg?1406655545" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alfons Schmid has announced Mac OS X and Windows versions of Notebooks, a productivity app that combines text processing with task management and file organization. </p> <p>It includes text processing for plain text, formatted text and Markdown, provides space to store and organize files and documents, and also integrates complex task management. The desktop applications are designed to complement the iPad and iPhone versions of Notebooks.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/notebooks-mac-released-complement-notebooks-ios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/notebooks-mac-released-complement-notebooks-ios#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:39:21 +0000 dsellers 1055256 at http://preview.macnews.com Parliant announces new Mac voice messaging product http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/parliant-announces-new-mac-voice-messaging-product <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="400" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Echoes%20Logo.jpg?1406655006" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Parliant has announced Echoes (<a href="http://www.echoes-app.com" title="http://www.echoes-app.com">http://www.echoes-app.com</a>), a new Mac voice messaging product. It's different from Skype, FaceTime, and other voice chat applications because it eliminates "dialing" or setting up connections with your recipients. </p> <p>Echoes puts an icon in your menu bar where you just choose "Announce" (or press a keyboard shortcut), speak your announcement, and press return. Echoes lets you:</p> <p>° Announce to other users running Echoes on your local network;</p> <p>° Announce to everyone, groups of people you configure, or individuals;</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/parliant-announces-new-mac-voice-messaging-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/parliant-announces-new-mac-voice-messaging-product#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:30:18 +0000 dsellers 1055176 at http://preview.macnews.com iShowU Studio for Mac OS X adds more editing features http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/ishowu-studio-mac-os-x-adds-more-editing-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="256" height="256" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iShowU%20Icon.jpg?1406654140" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>shinywhitebox (<a href="http://shinywhitebox.com" title="http://shinywhitebox.com">http://shinywhitebox.com</a>) has launched iShowU Studio 1.1.0, an update to their screen casting solution for Mac OS X. </p> <p>Aimed at the consumer and beginner prosumer market, iShowU Studio focuses on providing easy post-recording editing and publishing of captured footage. Version 1.1.0 provides more editing features and better text placement and presentation features.</p> <p>iShow U Studio requires Mac OS X 10.9 or later. It costs US$89.95, though version 1.1.0 is a free update for registered users.</p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/ishowu-studio-mac-os-x-adds-more-editing-features#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:16:03 +0000 dsellers 1055081 at http://preview.macnews.com Roxio Toast 12 offers new Live Screen Capture, HD Video Burning http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/roxio-toast-12-offers-new-live-screen-capture-hd-video-burning <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="230" height="309" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Toast12Titanium.jpg?1406653061" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Roxio has introduced two new additions to its Toast family: Roxio Toast 12 Titanium and Roxio Toast 12 Pro. They provide: support for popular social media platforms and devices; capture, copy, convert and share capabilities; enhanced HD burning options and new Live Screen Capture.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/roxio-toast-12-offers-new-live-screen-capture-hd-video-burning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/roxio-toast-12-offers-new-live-screen-capture-hd-video-burning#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:57:47 +0000 dsellers 1054986 at http://preview.macnews.com X-BizTracker for Mac OS X updated to version 4.13 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/x-biztracker-mac-os-x-updated-version-413 <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="147" height="131" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/BizTracker%20Icon.jpg?1406652510" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Excelisys has announced The eX-BizTracker 4.13, an update of the eX-File business productivity template for small- to medium-sized businesses.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/x-biztracker-mac-os-x-updated-version-413" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/x-biztracker-mac-os-x-updated-version-413#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:51:29 +0000 dsellers 1054936 at http://preview.macnews.com Sonnet ships new xMac Pro Server  http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/sonnet-ships-new-xmac-pro-server%C2%A0 <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="208" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Sonnet-Mac-Pro-Server.jpg?1406651920" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sonnet (<a href="http://www.sonnettech.com" title="www.sonnettech.com">www.sonnettech.com</a>) is shipping its new xMac Pro Server with a Thunderbolt 2-to-PCI Express (PCIe) expansion system and 4U rackmount enclosure for the latest generation of Mac Pro computers. It securely mounts the computer horizontally inside a specially designed 4U modular enclosure, connects three PCIe 2.0 slots via Thunderbolt 2 technology, and provides space to install additional equipment in two 5.25-inch mobile rack bays.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/sonnet-ships-new-xmac-pro-server%C2%A0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/sonnet-ships-new-xmac-pro-server%C2%A0#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:40:39 +0000 dsellers 1054866 at http://preview.macnews.com Apple revs MacBook Pro line with faster Haswell processors http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/apple-revs-macbook-pro-line-faster-haswell-processors <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="238" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/MacBook%20Pro%20Family_0.jpg?1406634496" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has updated its MacBook Pro with faster Haswell processors but no Broadwell processors. All 13-inch models now come with 8GB of RAM standard, all 15-inch models now feature 16GB of RAM.</p> <p>The new 13-inch models include: </p> <p>° $1299: 2.6 GHz dual-core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB flash storage;<br /> ° $1499: 2.6 GHz dual-core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB flash storage;<br /> ° $1799: 2.8 GHz dual-core i7 processor, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB flash storage; </p> <p>The new 13-inch models include: </p> <p>° $1999: 2.2 GHz quad-core i7 processor, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB flash storage;</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/apple-revs-macbook-pro-line-faster-haswell-processors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/apple-revs-macbook-pro-line-faster-haswell-processors#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:48:20 +0000 dsellers 1052936 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: NAS storage offerings http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/kool-tools-nas-storage-offerings <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="234" height="210" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/WD-Red_0.jpg?1405963286" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>WD has expanded its WD Red line of SATA hard drives for home and small office NAS (network attached storage) systems with the release of a 5TB and first-to-market 6TB capacity for NAS-specific storage and the introduction of WD Red Pro hard drives that address the medium to large business NAS market. </p> <p>WD Red 3.5-inch hard drives are now shipping in 1TB to 6TB capacities. The new WD Red Pro 3.5-inch hard drives are available in 2TB to 4TB capacities.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/kool-tools-nas-storage-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/kool-tools-nas-storage-offerings#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:21:46 +0000 dsellers 1007266 at http://preview.macnews.com BatchOutput XLS gets an upgraded core engine http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/batchoutput-xls-gets-upgraded-core-engine <p>Zevrix Solutions (<a href="http://www.zevrix.com" title="www.zevrix.com">www.zevrix.com</a>) has rolled out BatchOutput XLS 2.2, an update to its output automation solution for Microsoft Excel on Mac OS X.</p> <p>In addition to batch printing and exporting, the software lets users carry out automated professional PDF production directly from Excel eliminating the need for time consuming post-processing. The new version introduces an upgrade to the app's core engine, which allows BatchOutput XLS to support latest advanced Apple technologies and future system releases.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/batchoutput-xls-gets-upgraded-core-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/29/batchoutput-xls-gets-upgraded-core-engine#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:17:15 +0000 dsellers 1048556 at http://preview.macnews.com SilhouetteFX adds new Crop Node, EXR 2.0 multi-part file support, more http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/silhouettefx-adds-new-crop-node-exr-20-multi-part-file-support-more <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="288" height="288" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/SFX%20Logo.jpg?1406579179" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>SilhouetteFX has released version 5.2 of Silhouette, its stereo roto, paint and keying software. The new Crop Node allows working within a small region of a larger image — using less memory with faster performance.</p> <p>
Silhouette now supports EXR 2.0 multi-part files. When a multi-part file is loaded, all of its parts are loaded into the Project window ready for selection and use in the project.<br /> 
</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/silhouettefx-adds-new-crop-node-exr-20-multi-part-file-support-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/silhouettefx-adds-new-crop-node-exr-20-multi-part-file-support-more#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:26:23 +0000 dsellers 1049476 at http://preview.macnews.com Penclic unleashes next generation mice http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/penclic-unleashes-next-generation-mice <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="366" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Penclic.jpg?1406572737" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Penclic has announced the retail availability of their next generation mice, including the Corded Mouse D3, Wireless Mouse R3 and Bluetooth Mouse B3 on Amazon.com. </p> <p>Penclic has answered the needs of "South Paw"consumers by creating a mouse ideal for left- and right-handed users. The new symmetrical design mirrors the functionality and design of its predecessor, the Bluetooth Mouse B2.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/penclic-unleashes-next-generation-mice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/penclic-unleashes-next-generation-mice#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:40:47 +0000 dsellers 1049071 at http://preview.macnews.com PageMeUp for Mac OS X gets maintenance upgrade http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/pagemeup-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-upgrade <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/PageMeUp%20Icon_1.jpg?1406465548" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Softobe has introduced PageMeUp 1.0.3 (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/ozgvtyr" title="http://tinyurl.com/ozgvtyr">http://tinyurl.com/ozgvtyr</a>). an update of the page editor for Mac OS X 10.8 or higher. It's a maintenance upgrade.</p> <p>With PageMeUp, you create a document, choose its page format, size and background color, set the margins, bleed, custom guides, rows and columns and even apply RGB or CMYK ICC color profiles. Then you can drag, import or paste images and text onto the PageMeUp document and place/resize them on the page.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/pagemeup-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/pagemeup-mac-os-x-gets-maintenance-upgrade#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:50:40 +0000 dsellers 1042426 at http://preview.macnews.com Sound Siphon for Mac OS X adds app audio caption http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/sound-siphon-mac-os-x-adds-app-audio-caption <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="256" height="256" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/SoundSiphon%20Icon.jpg?1406303145" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Static Z Software has released Sound Siphon 1.1, an update of the tool for capturing application audio on your Mac. The new version brings application audio capture.</p> <p>Sound Siphon is a software package that makes your Mac's audio output available as an audio input device. It enables you to send audio from one application to another where it can be processed, streamed, or recorded. Using it simply involves selecting a microphone in your favorite app. Sound Siphon works with Core Audio to provide this capability to all of your audio apps.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/sound-siphon-mac-os-x-adds-app-audio-caption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/sound-siphon-mac-os-x-adds-app-audio-caption#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:45:50 +0000 dsellers 1031516 at http://preview.macnews.com AppleMacSoft DRM Converter for Mac gets redesigned user interface http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/applemacsoft-drm-converter-mac-gets-redesigned-user-interface <p>AppleMacSoft DRM Converter for Mac, a DRM removal software that designed for easily converts iTunes DRM protected music files to unprotected audio files ready for use on any computers or mobile music devices, has been updated to version 3.8.2. </p> <p>The new version comes with a totally redesigned user interface, offers 16X faster conversion speed, supports save to many popular audio formats including MP3, AAc, AC3, TIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R and MKA. supports DRM video and audiobook files and so much more. so the new version is more powerful and even easier to use.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/applemacsoft-drm-converter-mac-gets-redesigned-user-interface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/28/applemacsoft-drm-converter-mac-gets-redesigned-user-interface#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:17:42 +0000 dsellers 1037691 at http://preview.macnews.com Ear Teacher launched for Mac OS X http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/ear-teacher-launched-mac-os-x <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="300" height="272" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Ear-Teacher-Logo.jpg?1406305466" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Adium Software has released Ear Teacher (<a href="http://www.earteacher.com" title="http://www.earteacher.com">http://www.earteacher.com</a>), a music education product for the Mac. It provides an integrated, audiovisual course on music theory and aural skill development. </p> <p>The Ear Teacher curriculum consists of nine progressively challenging grades of rhythm, melody, and harmony material. Hands-on exercises follow each topic, and frequent tests reinforce knowledge. Intelligent Practice automatically selects areas for students to practice on a regular basis.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/ear-teacher-launched-mac-os-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/ear-teacher-launched-mac-os-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:30:24 +0000 dsellers 1031741 at http://preview.macnews.com Flux V for Mac OS X gets new user interface, more http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/flux-v-mac-os-x-gets-new-user-interface-more <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="500" height="313" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Flux-V.jpg?1406293115" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Escapers have announced Flux V (<a href="http://www.theescapers.com/flux/" title="http://www.theescapers.com/flux/">http://www.theescapers.com/flux/</a>), an update to their flagship web design application for Mac OS X. The software can work with everything from a modern site using HTML5 and CSS3 to legacy sites built on older technologies. </p> <p>Version 5 comes with a totally redesigned user interface, fully 64-bit, ARC-compliant and multi-threaded, brand new Master Elements system, crowd sourced Code and more. It's also now now fully 64-bit, fully ARC-compliant and multi-threaded.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/flux-v-mac-os-x-gets-new-user-interface-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/flux-v-mac-os-x-gets-new-user-interface-more#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:58:39 +0000 dsellers 1030736 at http://preview.macnews.com Output Factory for Adobe InDesign now supports EPUB fixed layout http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/output-factory-adobe-indesign-now-supports-epub-fixed-layout <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="126" height="109" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Output%20Factory_1.jpg?1406206498" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Zevrix Solutions (<a href="http://www.zevrix.com" title="http://www.zevrix.com">http://www.zevrix.com</a>) has announced Output Factory 1.5.6, an update to its professional solution to automate output from Adobe InDesign. The new version lets users export documents to fixed layout version of EPUB in InDesign CC 2014.</p> <p>Output Factory automates printing, exporting and post-processing from InDesign and offers batch output, variable file names, layer versioning, preflighting, detailed history and more. The new version lets users output specific alternate layouts and export them as single pages by including layout names directly in page range string.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/output-factory-adobe-indesign-now-supports-epub-fixed-layout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/output-factory-adobe-indesign-now-supports-epub-fixed-layout#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:55:08 +0000 dsellers 1025001 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: FontAgent Pro 6.2 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/kool-tools-fontagent-pro-62 <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="334" height="237" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/FontAgent%20Pro_2.jpg?1405701313" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Insider Software's FontAgent Pro has always been a useful professional font manager for the Mac, as it integrates diagnostics, repair, font selection, font book creation, and design tools.</p> <p>Version 6.2 makes it even better as it delivers auto-activation plug-ins for QuarkXPress 10 and Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 applications Photoshop, InDesign, InCopy and Illustrator. 
The new release also supports Insider's line of font server products, including TeamServer for workgroups, FontAgent Pro Enterprise Server with replicatiofail-over and FontAgent Pro CloudServer.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/kool-tools-fontagent-pro-62" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/25/kool-tools-fontagent-pro-62#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 dsellers 610062 at http://preview.macnews.com Wolfram SystemModeler revved to version 4 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/wolfram-systemmodeler-revved-version-4 <p>Wolfram has rolled out Wolfram SystemModeler 4 (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/o4swmo4" title="http://tinyurl.com/o4swmo4">http://tinyurl.com/o4swmo4</a>), which expands support for modeling libraries, adds standardized deployment of models to other simulation tools, and deepens integration with Mathematica. The software — available on Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux platforms — is a modeling and simulation environment for cyber-physical systems.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/wolfram-systemmodeler-revved-version-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/wolfram-systemmodeler-revved-version-4#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:24:02 +0000 dsellers 1026371 at http://preview.macnews.com New 'heads up display' announced for Blackmagic Production Camera 4K http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/new-heads-display-announced-blackmagic-production-camera-4k <p>Blackmagic Design has unveiled Camera 1.9 software that includes "heads up display" on screen metering that provides customers with histogram, peak audio meters and recording time remaining for the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Camera 1.9 update is available now free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website (<a href="http://www.blackmagicdesign.com" title="www.blackmagicdesign.com">www.blackmagicdesign.com</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/new-heads-display-announced-blackmagic-production-camera-4k" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/new-heads-display-announced-blackmagic-production-camera-4k#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:18:19 +0000 dsellers 1026361 at http://preview.macnews.com Worldwide tablet market grows 11% in second quarter http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/worldwide-tablet-market-grows-11-second-quarter <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="400" height="473" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/iPad%20Family_2.jpg?1406218695" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The worldwide tablet grew 11.0% year over year in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14) with shipments reaching 49.3 million units according to preliminary data from the IDC (<a href="http://www.idc.com" title="http://www.idc.com">http://www.idc.com</a>) research group. Although shipments declined sequentially from 1Q14 by -1.5%, IDC believes the market will experience positive but slower growth in 2014 compared to the previous year.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/worldwide-tablet-market-grows-11-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/worldwide-tablet-market-grows-11-second-quarter#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:19:45 +0000 dsellers 1026061 at http://preview.macnews.com Labelist for Mac OS X gets major update http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/labelist-mac-os-x-gets-major-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="400" height="318" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Labelist%20Icon.jpg?1406207425" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Chronos has announced Labelist 8, an upgrade to its label-making software for Mac OS X (10.9 and higher). The folks at Chronos say it include the most requested feature Labelist has had over the years: the ability to create a different custom design for each label on a page. </p> <p>It also adds: </p> <p>° The ability to create a different design for each label on a page;</p> <p>° The ability to create multiple pages of different labels;</p> <p>° The ability to copy/paste entire label designs on a page or between pages;</p> <p>° A Template Chooser for previewing templates or creating a blank projects;</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/labelist-mac-os-x-gets-major-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/labelist-mac-os-x-gets-major-update#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:10:28 +0000 dsellers 1025081 at http://preview.macnews.com Smith Micro unleashes AniMates app for the iPhone http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/smith-micro-unleashes-animates-app-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="400" height="100" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Animates%20Logo.jpg?1406207074" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Smith Micro Software (<a href="http://animates.smithmicro.com" title="http://animates.smithmicro.com">http://animates.smithmicro.com</a>) has unleashed its free AniMates mobile messaging app on iTunes, allowing iPhone users to express themselves with animated characters, colorful backgrounds and dynamic voice effects. </p> <p>With AniMates, users can select from a wide variety of characters that will lip-synch to a voice message, and then share their messages with anyone via SMS, email or Facebook. Smith Micro unveiled AniMates for Android last month, and users on either platform can communicate app-to-app over any carrier network.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/smith-micro-unleashes-animates-app-iphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/smith-micro-unleashes-animates-app-iphone#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:04:38 +0000 dsellers 1025031 at http://preview.macnews.com OS X Yosemite Developer Preview available http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/os-x-yosemite-developer-preview-available <p>Paragon Software Group has released Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X Yosemite Preview, a free 60-day trial of NTFS for Mac OS X Version 12 that will be launched this fall with the release of OS X Yosemite. </p> <p>Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X Yosemite Preview — which provides full read/write access to NTFS partitions — is available for immediate download (<a href="http://tinyurl.com/l78btty" title="http://tinyurl.com/l78btty">http://tinyurl.com/l78btty</a>), without registration, to all Mac enthusiasts testing the Yosemite Developer Preview. Users of Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X 11 will get a free upgrade when version 12 is released.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/os-x-yosemite-developer-preview-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/os-x-yosemite-developer-preview-available#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:57:19 +0000 dsellers 1018076 at http://preview.macnews.com PrintList Pro revved to version 5.2 http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/printlist-pro-revved-version-52 <p>PrintList Pro (<a href="http://www.e-node.net/plp" title="http://www.e-node.net/plp">http://www.e-node.net/plp</a>), a Mac OS X compatible tool for printing and arrays and records on 4th Dimension layouts, has been updated to version 5.2. The upgrade includes an Unicode mode and compatibility with AreaList Pro v9, 4D v11, v12, v13, v14 and above.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/printlist-pro-revved-version-52" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/printlist-pro-revved-version-52#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:22:49 +0000 dsellers 1019081 at http://preview.macnews.com Kool Tools: Cabinet for Mac OS X http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/kool-tools-cabinet-mac-os-x <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="441" height="174" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/Cabinet%20for%20Mac%20OS%20X.jpg?1405613990" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Neenah now offers a faster way to find the right paper with its release of Cabinet for Mac OS X. The company is also coordinating mobile versions for all the ways designers work — at the office, at home, at meetings, on the road. All versions are free, and available now.</p> <p>With Neenah Cabinet, users can browse, search, view and compare paper for print projects whenever or wherever they work — on a Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device. Because Cabinet automatically updates itself, users know they always have the right information, right at their fingertips.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/kool-tools-cabinet-mac-os-x" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/24/kool-tools-cabinet-mac-os-x#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Kool Tools MacTech Kool Tools Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:15:55 +0000 dsellers 983761 at http://preview.macnews.com FlightCheck 7.5 Mac released with Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 support http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/23/flightcheck-75-mac-released-adobe-creative-cloud-2014-support <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="179" height="191" alt="" src="http://cdn.macnews.com/sites/default/files/FlightCheck%20Logo_0.jpg?1406151988" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Markzware (<a href="http://www.markzware.com" title="http://www.markzware.com">http://www.markzware.com</a>) has released FlightCheck 7.5, an update of its preflight solution. This new version of the prepress software for the Mac platform (OS X 10.6 and higher) has added support to Preflight Adobe documents created with new Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 programs, including InDesign.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/23/flightcheck-75-mac-released-adobe-creative-cloud-2014-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/23/flightcheck-75-mac-released-adobe-creative-cloud-2014-support#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:45:43 +0000 dsellers 1020501 at http://preview.macnews.com RE:Vision Effects announces RE:Flex 5 with GPU support for After Effects http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/23/revision-effects-announces-reflex-5-gpu-support-after-effects <p>RE:Vision Effects has released RE:Flex 5 with GPU support for Adobe After Effects. The app supplies morphing and warping for After Effects. </p> <p>RE:Flex uses both open and closed splines for its free-form interface rather than a mesh-based solution. It combines hand feature-matching with automatic image registration. After aligning the hand matched shapes, RE:Flex uses the tracking found in Twixtor to automatically align the non-handmatched parts of the image; so in many cases less handwork is required.</p> <p><a href="http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/23/revision-effects-announces-reflex-5-gpu-support-after-effects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://preview.macnews.com/2014/07/23/revision-effects-announces-reflex-5-gpu-support-after-effects#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews News Article MacTech News Article Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:38:02 +0000 dsellers 1020481 at http://preview.macnews.com