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Topic: Software

Hands-on: Apple's iTunes can be confusing, but TuneInstructor just makes it worse

10/09/2017, 12:10 pm

TuneInstructor is ostensibly designed to organize iTunes and play your music -- but a lack of coherent English tutorials and bizarre user interface choices make it bewildering.

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Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac gains APFS, HEVC, VR support in update

10/05/2017, 09:10 pm

Virtualization solution Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac was updated on Thursday to take full advantage of hardware and software technologies supported by macOS 10.13 High Sierra, including the Apple File System and HEVC codec.

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Facebook testing Workplace Chat apps app for Mac and PC

10/05/2017, 08:10 pm

Social networking monolith Facebook quietly launched beta versions of dedicated Facebook Workplace Chat apps for Mac and PC that incorporate screen sharing, as well as the usual list of basic chat client features.

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Adobe debuts Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 with focus on computer vision

10/04/2017, 09:10 am

Adobe on Wednesday issued the latest versions of its consumer level photo and video editing software, Photoshop Elements 2018 and Premiere Elements 2018, with a slew of fresh features, many of which are powered by all-new content intelligence capabilities.

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Hands on: OmniFocus update exploits powerful new features in iOS 11

09/19/2017, 02:09 pm

The latest version of the Omni Group not only updates for iOS 11 compatibility, but also takes advantages of changes to Siri and the addition of drag and drop.

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Hands On: Mellel 4 targets Mac and iPad Microsoft Word users with indexing and outlining

09/17/2017, 01:09 pm

The popular but niche word processor chiefly used by academics and technical authors has just been updated, with 95 new features.

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Pixelmator Pro image tool with CoreML, Metal 2 enhancements coming in the fall to iOS, macOS

09/05/2017, 10:09 am

The Pixelmator developers have turned to Apple's CoreML machine learning toolset, and are releasing Pixelmator Pro in the fall to directly combat Photoshop's market dominance.

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Hands on: PDFpen 9.1 for macOS adds more tools for editing and exporting

08/26/2017, 03:08 am

Users get improved controls, and can decide what other people see in the latest version of the PDF manipulation and markup tool.

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VMware Fusion 10 will include High Sierra support, use Metal for graphical boost when it ships in October

08/22/2017, 10:08 am

VMware has revealed new editions of its VMware Fusion and Fusion Pro virtualization software, with version 10 bringing compatibility with newer operating systems, a boost to virtual machine graphical performance with Metal support, and the ability to use the Touch Bar in virtual machines.

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Hands on: ScreenFlow 7 update turns the screen recording app into a video suite

08/18/2017, 02:08 pm

Extensive editing, titling and annotation features recently added to ScreenFlow 7 make it a serious production tool.

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Hands on: Due 2.5 for iPhone bolsters Apple Watch reminders and fixes more sync issues

08/13/2017, 03:08 pm

The persistent, nagging To Do app Due adds watchOS 3 features in its latest version 2.5 update to keep you working, and focused on your critical task at hand.

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Hands on: Find anything fast on your Mac with the Atlas Recall app and service

08/12/2017, 01:08 am

If you wrote it, read it or saw it on your Mac, Atlas Recall can find it again swiftly and easily. One of AppleInsider's overloaded staffers gives it a whirl.

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Writing tool Ulysses for macOS, iOS shifts to monthly $4.99 subscription model

08/10/2017, 04:08 pm

Effective immediately, writing tool Ulysses is switching to a subscription model after having been a paid app for iOS and macOS since launch.

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Hands on: Screen sharing tool Screens 4 for macOS and iOS gains Touch Bar support, improved file transfer

08/10/2017, 03:08 pm

Screens 4 by Edovia lets you see and control the screen of one Mac from another. Wherever you are in the world, you can get your own files, see your own documents and even run apps you don't have with you.

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Hands on: LiquidText 3.0.11 changes how you annotate documents on the iPad

08/06/2017, 01:08 am

It's hard to go back to an more ordinary PDF annotator after using LiquidText, but it is not the ultimate PDF tool for the iPad.

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Avid makes limited version of movie editing tool Media Composer free for macOS

08/01/2017, 02:08 pm

Video editing company Avid has released a cut-down version of its composition software for free, in the form of "Avid Media Composer | First" for both Apple's macOS and Microsoft's Windows.

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Hands on: Default Folder X for macOS transforms how you use and retrieve documents

07/29/2017, 03:07 pm

AppleInsider didn't think Open and Save dialogs needed fixing, but it turns out that they could be improved -- and this app does it so well you might get addicted.

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Hands On: Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds attachments, Facebook calendar integration

07/22/2017, 03:07 pm

Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds key new features, and AppleInsider checks to see if the $50 entry price is worth it.

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Interact Scratchpad 1.0.2 brings refined contact data mining to macOS

04/30/2017, 01:04 pm

Interact Scratchpad makes adding contacts fast and accurate, bringing the best features of the iOS app to the Mac.

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A very false narrative: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple's iPhone

04/26/2017, 04:04 pm

It's hard to escape the media pronouncements that iPhones are now boring again after Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S8, Apple's Mac business is being overshadowed by more exciting Surface Windows PCs from Microsoft and that Apple Watch is a disappointing dud. But all of those media narratives are wrong, here's why.

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