Thanks to everyone who took part in the giveaway this week, and special thanks to the kind people at SecureMac! I’m excited to let you know that the winners have now been chosen. Congratulations are in order to:
Josh L Bartolomucci
Well done to the lucky winners, and we’ll be in touch soon. Sorry to those who missed out, be sure to check back for more great competitions!
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Back in May we reviewed PrivacyScan and found it to be a useful utility for scanning your browsers and other apps, then deleting files that store usage histories.
If you are really interested in having all of your privacy setting access centralized in one place, and you want to have the peace of mind of securely erasing various pieces of evidence of your activities, PrivacyScan is for you.
There’s nothing easy about app design. Despite Apple’s best efforts to make the tools for OSX and iOS development as intuitive as possible, anyone who has done it knows that there’s a lot more to creating a terrific user experience than simply using fancy graphics and assembling the code.
For one thing, the interaction between the visuals and the code is important to manage well so that the app doesn’t grow unnecessarily huge in size. PaintCode, a new app from PixelCut software, aims to ease this aspect of production by providing you with an environment for drawing interface elements that are instantly rendered into raw code — so you can have fine visuals without the bloat.
Though it serves a complicated niche, PaintCode could revolutionize the way developers handle in-app graphics in a way that has implications for all app enthusiasts, so we dive in to see how well it rises to the challenge.
Be honest: have you ever told yourself “I absolutely need to remember this thing on that day” only to let the time come and pass blissfully unaware? Don’t despair, you are not alone in this.
I know this for sure because otherwise we wouldn’t have a wonderful app called Due, which is dedicated solely to the task of making sure that you remember in time. Let’s take a look at how Due can change things for you.
As always every Wednesday, here are our weekly picks of the best (and free) deals on the App Store for this week.
Last month I wrote a how-to article on the website builder Rapidweaver. While RapidWeaver is a great piece of software with numerous options to create great looking websites, it also has a huge number of plugins available for users to try and use with their site.
In this article I’ve rounded up some of the best plugins available to RapidWeaver users to help you get the most out of your site. Read on to see my top ten RapidWeaver plugins.
I am a big fan of history. There is so much for us to learn from the past and do the necessary changes for a better future. If it weren’t for the boring prose and illustrations in the text books, I would have showed more interest in that subject. Making people visualize a timeline is painstaking and you might need an app like Timeline 3D to ease things a bit.
Timeline 3D makes it easy for you to present historical events in a way that reveals connections and clarifies relationships. With the help of this app three dimensional timeline charts of world history, family trees, fictional events or business deadlines can be brought to life with very little effort. Follow me after the fold to check out this gorgeous app!
The day after the WWDC keynote is always an interesting one. The dust has settled, the excitement and hype are over and you’re left with the realization that your life is pretty much the same as it was a few days ago.
There were plenty of amazing announcements to be sure. It’s a great time to be an Apple fan so don’t read this as an overly negative question.
That being said, no reality can ever live up to the overactive Apple rumor mill so there are always bound to be a few disappointments.
Today we want to hear about the biggest WWDC let down from your perspective. Were you hoping for a new iMac? Or perhaps you were ready to see an awesome new Apple TV SDK. Cast your vote in the poll and leave your rant below!
Somewhere in the course of Internet history, along with the decline of Del.icio.us, bookmarking lost it’s popularity. Nevertheless, bookmarks should be considered indispensable for any modern computer user.
Believe it or not, the Mac is actually home to several outstanding apps which should help you organize your bookmarks past the basic capabilities afforded by your browser. Some, like Pukka and Thumbtack aim to be as unobtrusive as possible, while others like Delibar have no problem showing off their interfaces; there’s something for just about everyone. So if you think it’s about time to get your bookmarks in order, this is one roundup you won’t want to skip!
Billing on an hourly basis isn’t always a joy. Many times I find myself estimating my time, often not billing for the actual amount of time I spent working for a client. This is why there are countless time tracking apps available for your Mac.
One in particular that I think is good enough to highlight is Eon. I’ve been testing Eon 2, the latest version of the app that I use as my main time tracking utility, for the past few weeks. Let’s dive into detail about this tool and see what makes it stand out from the others around it.
Like most time tracking apps available on the market, the primary concern is the clock and how easy it is to start and stop it; getting out of your way as quickly as possible. Eon enables a menu bar clock when launched. This clock displays the current time that you have been working and lights up red when actively counting. Starting and stopping couldn’t be easier, just press the play button.