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App News This Week

June 8, 2012 | 2 It's been a busy week so check out the new updates, schedules, and thermostats! Fantastical Updates! Fantastical is one freakin awesome app! We love and use it everyday, and now, it's been updated with some new features! The new version, 1.3, was released this past Thursday. 1.3 adds support for Reminders for iOS and iCal, which will work perfectly with 10.8 Mountain Lion, probable to release at WWDC. Other small bugs and changes were made including the fix for sending out responses to Read more [...]

8 Amazing Productivity Apps Just $39.99

June 6, 2012 | 4 Following a wide success of previous Productive Macs bundles, Apparent Software is launching a third Productive Macs bundle, starting on June 4th and running until June 18th. Unlike most Mac bundles that lack focus, Productive Macs is focused on productivity. We have hand-picked 8 premium productivity applications and bundled them together, available just for $39.99 - at an 86% discount from their original price! The applications in Productive Macs bundle will help Mac users to greatly Read more [...]

Mac App Store Sandboxing – Protect You by Isolating The Risky Apps

June 5, 2012 | 1 If you are not a developer, chances are that you wouldn’t even know about Sandboxing. At the same time, if you happen to be a developer, even you could be unaware of how to deal with the issue of sandboxing. For those who don’t have any idea about what I’m talking, and then let me share a piece of news with you. Apple has enforced sandboxing requirements on all the new apps that would be submitted to the Mac app store, starting from June 1, 2012. For a start, I want to make it clear that Read more [...]

Stop OS X Lion “Rubber Band” Scrolling

June 5, 2012 | 6 Some OS X Lion features drive people crazy and "rubber band scrolling" is one of them. You can turn this feature off with just one line in Terminal. As with so many other 'hidden' settings in OS X, the fix for this is just a Terminal command away: defaults write -g NSScrollViewRubberbanding -int 0 In Terminal, enter that command then press Return. It should stop the behavior in the Finder, Mail, Preview, and TextEdit, among other applications; it does not, however, work universally, Safari being Read more [...]

[Rumor] New 13.3″ Macbook Pro No-Retina Display, USB 3.0, And Minor Changes

June 5, 2012 | 1 A photo posted to Chinese forum Weiphone claims to reveal the specs for an upcoming 13.3" MacBook Pro revision from Apple. The specs show only minor improvements to the 13.3" MacBook Pro model with the addition of a 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge processor along with the Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU. The image also reveals the addition of Bluetooth 4.0 and the faster USB 3.0 standard to the Mac laptop line. Other specs, however, remain the same as the current generation 13" MacBook Pro. Notably, the screen Read more [...]

LiveReload: Saving time in development

June 2, 2012 | 2 LiveReload is one of the most anticipated and effective software nowadays because it efficiently monitors the file system changes. When you save any type of file in your computer, it is preprocessed and any type of browser you use is refreshed. If you also change an image or a CSS file, the browser will be instantly updated. LiveReload is located in the menu bar. It effectively works with browsers such as Mobile Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Safari. If you enable web sockets, it will also work Read more [...]

App Store Deals of the Week!

May 31, 2012 | 3 Check out this weeks deals from the Mac App Store, including controlling your iTunes or Spotify with gestures and a note taking app that sits in your menu bar. Flutter is a small app that lets  you control Spotify, iTunes, QuickTime and VLC using hand gestures with your Mac's built-in webcam. A simple gesture is all it takes to play/pause these applications. Bot Square Inc, Flutter developer, is adding more gestures, but be sure to catch this app while it's free! Flutter - Mac App Store Doit.im Read more [...]

$2 Tuesday: WriteRoom

May 29, 2012 | 3

In case you haven’t seen it, WriteRoom is available in the Mac App Store for another hour for only $1.99 (down from $9.99!)  WriteRoom is a distraction free writing zone app for your Mac, similar to ByWord. Don’t miss this deal!

This deal comes via Two Dollar Tuesday

Memorial Day App Sales

May 28, 2012 | 5 Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed annually in the United States on the last Monday of May. It also unofficially starts the summer and with it brings plenty of App Store sales! EA's got most of its games on sale for just 99 cents, including Flight Control Rockets, Trenches 2, and Burnout Crash. Some really great deals in there. Because We May is a big coordinated indie gaming sale going on, and pretty much every great indie game on iOS has been brought down to 99 cents. Too Read more [...]

MacPaw Drops Mac App Store Apps Prices to $6.99!

May 24, 2012 | MacPaw today dropped the prices of there Mac App Store Apps to just $6.99 each! Do yourself a favor and grab them while you can at this great price!   Gemini: The Duplicate Finder ★★★ LIMITED TIME OFFER: 30% DISCOUNT! ★★★ (Regular price $9.99) Gemini will quickly find and help you remove duplicates from your Mac. Make this routine task easy and fun with Gemini! “A beautiful way to find and eliminate duplicate files on your Mac. 9/10” Mac.AppStorm “Gemini's Read more [...]