Take control of your Mac backups with TimeMachineEditor 3
January 27, 2014 – 13:17 | Comments Off
Take control of your Mac backups with TimeMachineEditor 3

Any computer user with even a smidgeon of sense has some kind of backup plan in place, and for many Mac owners that backup plan will be Time Machine, Apple’s built-in tool for saving your …

AVG enters Mac anti-malware market with AVG AntiVirus for Mac Free
December 13, 2013 – 13:18 | Comments Off
AVG enters Mac anti-malware market with AVG AntiVirus for Mac Free

Czech security developer AVG has launched AVG AntiVirus for Mac Free Edition 14.0, its first major foray into the increasingly crowded Mac anti-malware market. The new release comes with the promise of “triple protection” against …

Fantastical 2 for iPhone gets bold iOS 7 redesign, many new features
October 31, 2013 – 07:26 | Comments Off
Fantastical 2 for iPhone gets bold iOS 7 redesign, many new features

Flexibits has released Fantastical 2 for iPhone, a major new update for its popular calendar app (which, despite its moniker, also works natively on the iPad). Fantastical 2, which is also available for Mac, is …

Pixelmator 3.0 FX adds layer styles and liquify tools, OS X Mavericks support
October 23, 2013 – 12:08 | Comments Off
Pixelmator 3.0 FX adds layer styles and liquify tools, OS X Mavericks support

Lithuanian developer The Pixelmator Team has released Pixelmator 3.0 FX, a major update to its popular Mac image-editing tool. Version 3.0 adds non-destructive Layer Styles, allowing users to apply multiple effects at once, as well …

Lion DiskMaker 3.0b2 adds support for creating OS X Mavericks install disk
October 15, 2013 – 06:10 | Comments Off
Lion DiskMaker 3.0b2 adds support for creating OS X Mavericks install disk

OS X Mavericks is coming – we’re still not exactly sure when, but probably October 22 – and if you want to create a backup install USB stick for when things go wrong, you’ll want …

Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine
July 10, 2013 – 10:46 | Comments Off
Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine

Google has released Google Chrome 28 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest version of its open-source, cross-platform web browser sees Google implement the latest revision of its web rendering engine – Blink – …

Twitter 5.8 for iOS and Twitter 2.3 for Mac refreshed, add support for synchronising direct message statuses
July 9, 2013 – 09:20 | Comments Off
Twitter 5.8 for iOS and Twitter 2.3 for Mac refreshed, add support for synchronising direct message statuses

Twitter has updated both its iOS and Mac apps with the release of Twitter 5.8 for iPhone and iPad, and Twitter 2.3 for Mac. Both apps now correctly synchronise the read status of Direct Messages, …

Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support
June 20, 2013 – 13:08 | Comments Off
Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support

Winamp 5.64 and its more fully functional, paid-for sibling, Winamp Pro 5.64 have been released, with a couple of new features joined by a myriad of improvements and bug fixes.
The latest minor update to Nullsoft’s …

Latest Twitter apps for Android and iOS join recent Mac update
May 2, 2013 – 12:23 | Comments Off
Latest Twitter apps for Android and iOS join recent Mac update

Twitter has released Twitter for iOS 5.6 and Twitter for Android 4.0.2, minor updates to its official apps for iPhone/iPad and Android mobile users. Both apps extend support for trend filtering by location to the …

CCleaner for Mac 1.07 promises improved cookie management, refreshed look
April 17, 2013 – 12:35 | Comments Off
CCleaner for Mac 1.07 promises improved cookie management, refreshed look

Piriform, Inc has released CCleaner for Mac 1.07.233, a minor refresh of its Mac freeware cleaning tool. Modelled closely on CCleaner 4.0 for Windows, version 1.07 sports the same refreshed program icons and interface tweaks …

Windows Phone for Mac gains Windows Phone 8 support and more
November 1, 2012 – 12:36 | Comments Off
Windows Phone for Mac gains Windows Phone 8 support and more

Anyone who finds themselves in the slightly unusual position of owning a Windows 8 phone along with a Mac should take a look at the newly updated Windows Phone app that allows for syncing and data …