Apple (iOS/Mac OSX)

News: Daily Deal: The Essential iOS 12 Development Bundle

iLounge - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:00

In our iLounge Deal for today, we’re offering the The Essential iOS 12 Development Bundle for only $29 — that’s 97% off the regular price. Get ready for iOS 12, macOS Mojave, and watchOS 5 with over 100 hours of expert help, including iOS 12 & Swift 4: From Beginner To Paid Professional, Apple Watch Development For watchOS, The iOS 12 & Xcode 10 Bootcamp, and more. Get the The Essential iOS 12 Development Bundle now for only…
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Bad weather, baulky booster keep ISS 'naut snacks on the ground

The Register - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:59
Fresh fruit, fresh batteries stuck on Japanese launchpad as HTV-7 hopes to catch a break

International Space Station astronauts looking forward to feasting on some fresh food have a little longer to wait as Japan’s cargo ship has suffered yet another launch delay.…

RsyncOSX 5.5.0 - GUI for rsync.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:54

RsyncOSX is a GUI frontend for the rsync command-line tool.

Version 5.5.0:
  • Bugfixes
  • Added buttons and tooltips for tasks i main menu (top row)
  • Changed some of the icons for menu buttons
  • Refactor in parts of code

  • OS X 10.11 or later

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MacWise 17.0.2 - Use your Mac as a terminal.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:50

MacWise emulates ADDS Viewpoint, Wyse 50, Wyse 60, Wyse 370, Televideo TV 925, DEC VT100, VT220 and Prism terminals. Esprit III color is also supported in Wyse 370 mode. MacWise allows a Mac to be used as a terminal -- connected to a host computer directly, by modem, or over the Internet. The emulators support video attributes such as dim, reverse, underline, 132-column modes, and graphic characters sent from the host computer, as well as enhanced Viewpoint mode. Features include phone list and dialer for Hayes-compatible modems, on-screen programmable function keys and more.

Version 17.0.2:
  • Fixed - "Kermit not installed" error

  • OS X 10.6 or later

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My Mac is now unsupported with the latest macOS. Can I still use Xcode/build iOS apps/publish on App Store?

iOS Programming - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:50

Hi all. I own a MacBook Pro mid-2010 that is now unsuppported with macOS Mojave. I wanted to get into iOS development, but am now wondering whether I need a new Mac to do so. Does the macOS version matter when developing? What could (or couldn't) I do? Limitations? Caveats?

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PCalc 4.6 - Full-featured scientific calculator.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:42

PCalc is a full-featured, scriptable scientific calculator with support for hexadecimal, octal, and binary calculations, as well as an RPN mode, programmable functions, and an extensive set of unit conversions.

Includes a Notification Center widget, and support for Handoff with the iOS 8 version.

Version 4.6:
  • Full support for macOS 10.14 Mojave, including dark mode
  • You can now choose separate themes for both dark and light mode
  • Made "Dark Night" the default dark theme, and now use it on the widget in dark mode
  • Improvements to copy and paste, and drag and drop
  • Fixed a problem with VoiceOver and the Deg/Rad/Grad button
  • Fixed a problem with Engineering display mode sometimes being used instead of Scientific

  • OS X 10.8 or later

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Hider 2.4.9 - $19.95

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:41

Hider is an app that lets you hide, encrypt, and password-protect private data on your Mac. Just launch Hider, enter your password, and select a file to add to the Hider vault. Once added, you can toggle between hidden and visible with just a click of a switch no one can see or find your files with Finder or Spotlight when hidden in Hider. And upon hiding your file, Hider automatically AES-256 encrypts it, too. It makes your data incredibly secure!

Users can also hide and encrypt their data onto an external drive if they wish. This external drive support allows for a complete disconnection of data, giving the user an added extra layer of security. With Hider, you needn't worry about someone uncovering private data on your Mac. It makes it so that your private data stays private, and yet accessible to you and you alone.

  • Finder tags compatibility
  • the ability to hide entire folders
  • the ability for users to create custom groups
  • and in-app note-taking called Secure Notes.
  • accessibility features:
    • global shortcut keys
    • a menu bar icon
    • a quick-look preview mode
    • and Finder integration

Version 2.4.9:
  • Improved UI to support new Dark Mode
  • Stability improvements

  • OS X 10.8 or later

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Visual Studio - Quick development for desktop, mobile, and Web.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:39

Visual Studio is a new member of the Visual Studio family, enabling developers on macOS to build apps for mobile, Web, and cloud with Xamarin and .NET Core, as well as games with Unity. Use Visual Studio to develop apps for Android, macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, Web, and cloud. Code fast, debug, and diagnose with ease, test often, and release with confidence. Use version control, be agile, and collaborate efficiently with this new release.

  • Added support for Xcode 10. Xcode 10 provides support for iOS 12, watchOS 5, macOS 10.14, and tvOS 12
  • Fixed the issue with Objects in List are being garbage collected during debug

  • OS X 10.11
  • The latest version of Xcode 8.3 requires macOS Sierra 10.12, therefore Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac projects also require that minimum version

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pTerm 9.1.0 - Terminal emulator for OS X

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:34

pTerm is a terminal emulator. It is based on a port of the terminal emulation engine in the Windows SSH client PuTTY. pTerm provides an SSH, Telnet, and raw TCP client for MacOS.

  • 64bit Mojave compatible
  • Minor bug fixes

  • Mac OS 10.12 or later

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SnapMotion 4.1.0 - Easily extract images from video.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:30

SnapMotion is the most innovative and most used tool to extract images from videos. The application allows you to extract frames with precision and without loss of quality.

Two modes are provided:

  1. A manual mode allowing you to extract images precisely at the selected time.
  2. A batch processing mode allowing you to extract thousands images concurrently.

SnapMotion has been designed to support big video files such as 4K movies and to extract every frame of your media if needed. The application can play every video supported natively by macOS. Moreover it can export images into all industry-standard formats including PNG, JPEG, TIFF and HEIC.

SnapMotion additional features:

  1. share images on social network (Facebook, Twitter, ...)
  2. drag and drop images to export
  3. create animated GIF from your snaps
  4. rotate videos directly in the player
  5. copy extracted images in the pasteboard
  6. customize output filenames
  7. support notifications and touch bar

This version has been optimized for macOS High Sierra and later. Moreover the application is available in 7 languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Chinese).

Feedbacks can be sent directly from the application. In this way, you can contact us for any kind of suggestions and improvements in few clics.

Version 4.1.0: Added:
  • Support of macOS Mojave
  • Support of dark mode
  • Minor issues

  • OS X 10.13 or later

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Lingon X 6.4 - Run applications and scripts automatically.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:27

Lingon X 6 is based on the great Lingon 3 and extends it with new features like running jobs as root and at multiple dates. It is now even easier to use yet much more powerful. Version X 6 is a paid upgrade.

  • Start an app, a script or run a command automatically whenever you want it to. You can schedule it to run at a specific times, regularly or when something special happens.
  • It can also make sure that an app or a script automatically restarts if it crashes. Lingon X can do all this for you and much more.
  • Lets you run things automatically by modifying configuration files for the built-in system function called launchd so the system handles running the jobs so you don't need to have Lingon open after you have saved your job.
  • Released outside Mac App Store to be able to include requested features.
  • Still available in Mac App Store for those who still use OS X 10.7 Lion or prefer the comfort and convenience of the Mac App Store.
  • Earlier versions of Lingon X are still available to work with macOS from 10.8. And a license bought today can be used with both Lingon X 6 and Lingon X 5.

Version 6.4:
  • Improved dark mode (dark mode now only available in 10.14)
  • Updated for 10.14
  • Notarized
  • Improvements to all sheets
  • Many small fixes and improvements

  • macOS 10.13 or later

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Intel co-founder's Silicon Valley pad goes on the market for $22m

The Register - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:25
Includes vineyard, a separate guest house and Chipzilla history

A California home once owned by Intel founder Robert Noyce where the dining room served as Chipzilla’s boardroom in its early days is up for sale.…

Typinator 7.7 - Speedy and reliable text expansion solution.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:22

Typinator turbo-charges your typing productivity.

Type a little. Typinator does the rest.
We've all faced projects that require repetitive typing tasks. With Typinator, you can store commonly used text and images in quick keywords and abbreviations. From email templates to code snippets to website URLs, there's no easier way to recreate repetitive text at a moment's notice.

Workflow-Friendly Features
  • Uncomplicated configuration. Quickly and easily create abbreviations and assign replacement text and pictures.
  • Simplified migration. If you already use TextExpander, TypeIt4Me, or a similar app, you can migrate to the highly praised Typinator using simple drag-and-drop importation methods.
  • Conversion options. Instantly convert currency values, measurement units and more.
  • Extensive app compatibility. Your text expansions function in all of your OS X and macOS apps with lightning-fast precision.

Version 7.7:
  • Version checks can now be suppressed in full-screen mode (e.g., during a Keynote presentation).
  • Built-in helper applications are now 64-bit to support the next version of macOS.
  • Internal cleanup and optimization.
  • Clearer log entries for cases when expansions were cancelled.
  • Search results are no longer cleared when moving abbreviations from one set to another.
  • Improved processing of nested expansions.
  • The license key field is now initially selected when the Registration window opens.
  • Improved handling of capture groups in regular expressions (especially when combined with nested expansions).
  • Works around an expansion problem in the non-App Store version of WhatsApp Desktop.
  • Fixes an expansion issue in FreeChat.
  • Fixes a potential crash when the return key was quickly pressed twice to confirm a selected pop-up item in an interactive form.
  • Works around an expansion problem in Front.
  • Works around cursor positioning problems in RStudio.
  • Fixes a confusing message in the preferences window when Typinator has not yet checked for available updates.
  • Fixes a rare error that caused deletion of duplicate abbreviations when a copy with similar contents was removed.
  • Fixes a memory leak when accessing the name of the current time zone.
  • Works around an issue where the form window did not accept keyboard input.
  • Fixes an issue where included items were sometimes not listed in alphabetical order in the {…} pop-up.
  • Works around a cursor positioning problem in Airmail.
  • See the product page for further details.

  • OS X 10.6 or later (fully compatible with macOS 10.13 High Sierra)

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SnipNotes 1.3.2 - Create and use quick notes anywhere.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:22

SnipNotes is your always accessible notebook. Quickly save notes right from the menu bar, the notification center widget and with keyboard shortcuts. Stay organized with categories, filters and search functionality. Access your notes from any Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with iCloud synchronization. Your notes are also available offline.

Version 1.3.2:
  • Search was very slow when the app contains a lot of formatted notes
  • Images couldn't be moved between categories with drag and drop
  • The color selector did sometimes show a black circle instead of multiple colors

  • OS X 10.11 or later

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Uninstaller sensei 1.3.2 - Completely remove applications.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:12

Uninstaller sensei is an app for complete removal of applications and files that are associated with them. You can remove installed apps or uninstall just dragging it or enable Spider and usually move app to trash, and Spider take cares about everything. Now don’t need to remove app use Uninstaller sensei select app from apps list or moving app into circle - now need just in Preferences window enable Spider. Now remove app very easy as usual move app to trash and that’s all. Spider remove all files automatically in background and notify when app removed or you can setup notifications behavior disable, removing notifications. You can customize the list of desired apps. Include in the apps list default apps, utilities or just installed utilities add to list. Also, you can completely remove Safari extensions, plugins and installed preferences panes.

  • Remove installed apps
  • Remove app with drag-and-drop
  • Remove apps with Spider just move app to trash
  • Remove Safari extensions
  • Remove plugins
  • Remove PrefPanes

Version 1.3.2:
  • Known issues fixed

  • OS X 10.11 or later

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Dive deep into AWS Lambda, FaaS and more

The Register - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:11
Our Serverless Computing early bird offer finishes in 36 hours

If you’re not already using AWS Lambda, Azure Functions or FaaS it’s highly likely they’ll be appearing on your project schedule soon.…

What’s that weird app folder doing in your iCloud storage?

MacCentral - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:00

There’s nothing more disturbing than finding files on your hardware that come from an app you are sure you never installed.

Macworld reader Kevin wrote in asking about a video-management app. It’s an app he is positive he never installed on his iOS device, and he was shocked to find a folder in the iCloud Storage view in iOS (Settings > account name > iCloud > Manage Storage).

He noted that the information seemed quite personal, as it had images that seemed to represent all his network devices. I suggested this might be something related to an app he purchased and forgot, but the explanation Kevin uncovered is only slightly related.

To read this article in full, please click here

Deliveroo to bike food to hungry fanbois queuing to buy iPhones

The Register - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:57
Waiting in line for hours and fancy some avocado on toast? Pathetic!

The most shameless press release of the week award goes to Deliveroo for trying to share the limelight with Apple by offering to bike food to fanbois queuing for the latest iPhones released tomorrow.…

Gifski 1.4.0 - Convert videos to GIFs.

MacUpdate - Mac OS X - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:57

Gifski allows you to convert videos to high-quality GIFs.

It converts videos to GIF animations using fancy features for efficient cross-frame palettes and temporal dithering. It produces animated GIFs that use thousands of colors per frame.

To convert, either:
  • Drag and drop a video into the window
  • Drag and drop a video on the Dock icon
  • Right-click a video in Finder and choose Gifski in the "Open With" menu
  • Select "Open…" in the "File" menu and choose a video

Version 1.4.0:
  • Support for dark mode

  • macOS 10.13 or later

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