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macOS New App Release – FontAgent 9

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Product Announcements Insider Software of San Jose, California has released FontAgent(R) 9 for Macintosh. Built atop FontAgent’s robust font rendering, searching, activation, integrity and metadata engines, the latest V9 edition adds an all-new tagging manager, nested sets, performance improvements, and more extensive support for macOS Mojave, Monotype SkyFonts, Adobe Fonts, Adobe Creative Cloud and Affinity applications.

FontAgent 9 Highlights:

  • Sharable tags for categorizing and organizing fonts
  • macOS Mojave, High Sierra, and Sierra compatibility
  • Support for Mojave’s Dark Mode
  • An all-new, optimized font-rendering engine for faster previews
  • Tight integration with Monotype SkyFonts and Adobe Fonts
  • Auto-activation in Adobe CC 2019 – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, InCopy
  • Auto-activation in Affinity applications – Photo, Designer, Publisher
  • Auto-activation in QuarkXPress 2018
  • Group-by-tag display in the Table View
  • Expanded, speedy searching of font tags and comments
  • Improved font cache auto-clearing

Auto-Activation in More Applications:
FontAgent 9 significantly widens font auto-activation support, so as users open documents in supported apps, FontAgent auto-activates them in macOS. Auto-activation now works in Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and InCopy); the Affinity product suite (Designer, Photo and Publisher); and QuarkXPress 2018.

Full Support for macOS Mojave and Dark Mode:
The V9 release is compatible with Mojave (macOS 10.14) and includes new support for Dark Mode. It also takes advantage of Mojave platform functionality and APIs to optimize application performance, font activation and font rendering. V9 is also compatible with the High Sierra and Sierra releases of macOS.

Sharable and Searchable Tags:
The most visible addition to FontAgent 9 is the addition of a new tag manager that lets users tag fonts and sets to classify them by project, appearance, job numbers, client, and more. FontAgent lets users search by tag to preview, compare and activate associated fonts easily. As users share fonts with others, FontAgent 9 shares their tags as well, adding an all-new level of metadata richness to the creative process for workgroups.

Nested Sets and Subsets:
Back by popular demand, FontAgent 9 adds nested sets for organizing fonts hierarchically by client, project, foundry or style. And in V9, when users share nested sets with others, the sets’ hierarchies and all their fonts are shared as well.

Monotype SkyFonts and Adobe Fonts Integration:
Fonts activated in Monotype SkyFonts and Adobe Fonts appear automatically in FontAgent and work just like all other managed fonts. The Monotype service offers access to over 11,000 industry-leading fonts and Adobe offers access to thousands of fonts as part of their Creative Cloud subscription service. Both include access to the popular Google Fonts library with over 915 font families.

Lightning-Fast Search:
The search facility in FontAgent 9 is expanded and improved to include a full spectrum of font characteristics including name, style, foundry, designer, tags, comments, ratings, and other metadata. Users can perform complex searches and save them as Smart Sets whose contents auto-update as they import new fonts into FontAgent.

Table View Improvements:
The Table View in FontAgent 9 now lets you group fonts by tag, which organizes the order of fonts in the table topically. Using tags and table groups is a fast way to easily view and manage related fonts.

Freeform Comments Manager:
FontAgent 9 lets users enter freeform comments for fonts to describe their associated projects, clients, colors, type settings, and design treatments. It also lets users search those comments to find the fonts they need and to use those fonts consistently.

Automatic Font Cache Management:
V9 improves the performance of its automatic cache clearing that heads off display problems, garbled fonts, strange font substitution, printing problems and application crashes.

Code Streamlining and Modernization:
FontAgent 9 is recoded in the latest Apple platform technologies to deliver better performance, sharper rendering, faster importing, speedier searches and more platform compatibility.

Share and Sync Fonts Easily:
The Sync Edition of FontAgent continues its role as a simple, cost-effective way to standardize, share and sync fonts across teams and computers. It makes fonts instantly available through the Cloud to others without the need to define libraries, create folders, maintain a server or find an IT expert.

Cost-Effective Licensing Alternatives
A perpetual license for FontAgent 9 Standard Edition is priced at $99 (USD) per user. FontAgent 8 users can purchase V9 upgrades or opt for a FontAgent Sync subscription for $59 a year. The Sync license includes free software upgrades and support and lets you archive and share fonts with others through cloud services provided by Insider.

Free 30-Day Trials:
For more information about FontAgent 9 and Sync, visit http://www.insidersoftware.com. Free 30-day trials are available for download from Insider Software online.

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macOS New App Release – Default Folder X version 5.3.5

Product Announcements St. Clair Software of Denver, Colorado has released Default Folder X version 5.3.5 today. This release of its award-winning utility for enhancing Open and Save dialogs integrates Houdah Software’s HoudahSpot search application into file dialogs and corrects compatibility issues with LaunchBar, CopyPaste Pro, and Mojave’s screenshot utility. It also enhances Default Folder X’s drawer in the Finder and improves its switching between folders in Open and Save dialogs.

Default Folder X’s custom keyboard shortcuts put your favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. Pop-up menus let you quickly navigate your folders and open Finder windows. Previews, file information, Spotlight tagging, and comments are there when you need them. Open, save, and get back to work: Default Folder X speeds your workflow by making file management fast and efficient.

The changes in Default Folder X 5.3.5 include:

  • Default Folder X works correctly in the Save dialog of Mojave’s enhanced screenshot utility
  • You can now search folders with HoudahSpot using a menu item in Open and Save dialogs
  • Numerous improvements have been made to Default Folder X’s drawer in the Finder
  • Switching between folders in Open and Save dialogs has been made more reliable
  • Compatibility issues with LaunchBar and CopyPaste Pro have been corrected
  • A number of bugs and crashes have been fixed

System Requirements: macOS 10.10 through 10.14

Pricing and Availability:
Default Folder X 5.3.5 is a free update for existing version 5 users. New licenses are $34.95 (USD) and upgrades from version 4 and prior are $14.95. Please see the St. Clair Software web site for screencasts, screenshots, a full changelog, and additional feature information. St. Clair Software strongly recommends that anyone using Default Folder X install this update. Default Folder X can be purchased through the website.

macOS New App Release – iMazing 2.9

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Product Announcements – Independent developer DigiDNA of Geneva, Switzerland has released iMazing 2.9 for macOS and iMazing 2.8 for Windows. iMazing is the powerful iOS device management app that allows transferring of messages, music, files, and other types of data from any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device. The App is also an excellent option for users who are looking for a way to quickly and safely backup any iOS device.

This new version of iMazing offers a completely overhauled message extraction engine which now boasts the ability to export, display and print data from iMessage and WhatsApp conversations faster and in greater detail than ever before. The app can also provide native PDF export support, custom printing options, bulk export of attachments, and much more.

“This update really is us responding to our user’s feedback and requests,” says DigiDNA’s Gregorio Zanon. “Lawyers who need to document interactions with their clients, parents wishing to prove a point in delicate custody cases, and even fiancÃ(C)s making booklets of their electronic courtship to surprise their significant other – all have provided invaluable insights in their specific use case.”

Key WhatsApp and Messages export features include:

  • Native PDF export solution: Export or print all conversations in bulk, including images and emojis
  • Custom printing options: Choose paper size and orientation, margins and content scale
  • More metadata: View and print message status, group chat events information, location sharing status and more. Include contact details and extraction metadata for increased legal weight
  • Bulk export of all attachment types: Images, videos, contacts, locations, documents and more
  • Text search and date range filter
  • Detailed CSV exports include all chat metadata
  • Excellent performance and low footprint on memory and processor resources

In addition to saving and printing iPhone Messages and WhatsApp chats, iMazing offers a wealth of other features:

  • Transfer all data from an old iPhone to a new one
  • Manage Music, Ringtones, Photos, eBooks, and more
  • Install apps (.ipa) to an iOS device without using the App Store
  • Save and restore game progress or app documents and settings
  • Drag and Drop file transfer to any iOS device
  • Transfer Safari bookmarks from iOS to Mac or Windows PC without iCloud
  • Extract mobile browsing history from backups
  • Transfer call logs from iPhones in .CSV format
  • Save voicemails as audio files for later listening on a computer
  • Export iPhone contacts from all accounts in VCard or .CSV format
  • Export entire calendars or specific events in iCal or .CSV format

Power users can also create editable “Blueprint” backups that can then be restored to multiple iOS devices at once. Users can edit the blueprint to designated which files are to be restored to the devices. The app also helps users save space on their device, making it easy to choose which apps and data should remain on the device.

System Requirements:

  • macOS 10.9 or higher, Windows 7 or higher
  •  iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
  • Supports all iOS versions
  • 128 MB

Pricing and Availability:
iMazing 2.9 for macOS is free to download and is available worldwide exclusively through the iMazing website. Premium features require the purchase of a license. A Single License (1 computer) is $44.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies). The 2.9 (macOS) and 2.8 (Windows) updates are free for all iMazing 2 license owners.

macOS New app Release – App Tamer 2.4.3

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Product Announcements St. Clair Software of Denver, Colorado has released App Tamer 2.4.3. It introduces a new option to let managed applications run at full speed while your Mac is otherwise idle, as well as offering several bug fixes and other improvements.

The changes in version 2.4.3 include:

  • App Tamer can now be configured to let all processes run at full speed when the keyboard and mouse are idle (ie. you’re away from your Mac).
  • A bug was fixed that could cause App Tamer to quit if it was launched when the computer was under extremely high load.
  • Corrected a problem that could prevent App Tamer from waking apps when you clicked on them in the Dock.
  • Enhanced App Tamer’s ‘wake’ AppleScript command so you can wake up all applications.
  • Fixed a number of issues reported by App Tamer users.

More about App Tamer:
Some Mac applications, especially web browsers, continue running tasks or animations even when they’re supposed to be idle in the background. This can consume valuable processing power, reducing battery life and producing heat that increases fan noise. App Tamer’s unique AutoStop capability automatically slows down or pauses these applications when you switch away from them, and then restarts them when you click back to them. This frees your CPU and reduces power consumption.

App Tamer comes pre-configured to automatically manage Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Spotlight, Time Machine, Word and many other apps when they’re in the background. And customizing it for other applications is just a mouse click away.

System Requirements: macOS 10.8 through 10.14

Pricing and Availability:
App Tamer is free to try for 15 days. A license to continue using it after the trial period is $14.95 (USD). This update is free for users who purchased App Tamer 2.x or bought App Tamer 1.x after July 1, 2013. For those that purchased a license before that date, the upgrade is $7.95 (USD). App Tamer can be purchased through the website.

macOS New App Release – EarthDesk 7

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Product Announcements Xeric Design of Incline Village, Nevada is celebrating the 17th birthday of EarthDesk, with up to 45% savings on EarthDesk 7 upgrades and new purchases. Full versions of EarthDesk 7 start at just $17 and upgrades start at $10. This offer is valid only from the Xeric Design website through March 17, 2019.

EarthDesk replaces your static desktop with an image of the Earth showing current sun, moon and city illumination, as well as real-time global cloud coverage, allowing you to track hurricanes and other weather systems on your Macintosh or Windows desktop. The software operates silently in the background, keeping your desktop updated while you work. Unlike a screen saver, which only appears when your system is idle, EarthDesk’s dynamic desktop is continuously displayed as your desktop background (and optionally as a screen saver).

EarthDesk 7 allows users to purchase an optional data subscription (included in the birthday sale) which offers up to 16 times as much detail in the cloud layer. In addition, this service displays real-time data including worldwide earthquakes, named storms (typhoons, hurricanes, etc.) and the position of the International Space Station.

Major new features introduced in EarthDesk 7:

  • Greatly improved support for multiple screens and Retina displays
  • Many new positioning options including centering on a specific lat/lon or real-time data such as the location of the most recent earthquake
  • City labels now support multiple colors and different screens can show different sets of data
  • All new city database with support for adding, editing and removing of cities
  • Presets are exportable to easily move configurations between different computers
  • And more

Requirements and Downloads:
EarthDesk for Macintosh requires Mac OS X 10.10 or newer. EarthDesk for Windows requires Windows 7 or newer. Some features are platform-specific. For more information and to download an evaluation version, please visit Xeric Design online. EarthDesk can be purchased through the website.

macOS New App Release – Art Portfolio

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Product Announcements Veenix, LLC of Warren, Ohio has released Art Portfolio, their new macOS app for artists, collectors and anyone who owns art. Art Portfolio allows users to easily create a reference database of their art, design, fine art photography and other creative works. The software also creates beautiful printed portfolio/catalog pages and an index of the collection, which are great not just for portfolio use, but also to include with art sales orders, gallery inquiries, and promotions.

The software also offers many unique and creative features for viewing and sharing. The Image Filters feature offers 13 creative filters. The Media Images & Frames feature allows the user to create a square shareable media image (with caption) and also apply various backgrounds and filters. The Photo Frame features collapses the main window into a desktop photo frame and the Slideshow feature collapses the window and starts a slideshow of the collection. The Create Collage Wallpaper feature allows the user to quickly and easily create collages for desktops and phone wallpapers. It’s a great way to share and show your work or art collection.

Feature list:

  • Easy intuitive interface
  • Easy item entering and updating
  • Image filters
  • Creative media cards for sharing
  • Unique wallpaper collage creator feature
  • Desktop photo frame and slideshow
  • Inventory value information
  • Portfolio page print
  • Index printing
  • Easy database backup and restore
  • Supports both Light and Dark Modes (for macOs 10.14)
  • Support macOS 10.9 thru 10.14

Pricing and Availability:
The special introductory “Art Portfolio Bundle” also includes, “Pixscapes”, an easy-to-use creative filter app with full resolution output and “Stackies”, a great note-taking app. The bundle retails for $14.99-USD and is available for direct download purchase from Veenix.com. A free demo version is also available.

macOS New App Release – TextExpander for Mac 6.5

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Product Announcements – Smile of Castro Valley, California, the developer of productivity applications for Mac, Windows, iPad, and iPhone, has released an update for TextExpander, the popular typing shortcut tool for smarter communication. TextExpander for Mac 6.5 and TextExpander for Windows 2.0 add a new snippet editor with an easy visual way to view and edit macros. Script snippets in JavaScript gain syntax highlighting, plus Windows users can edit offline.

The new snippet editor takes the complexity out of using macros by replacing macro notation with simple visual blocks, decluttering the editor for easier viewing and editing. Macros allow users to expand dates and times, customize otherwise static chunks of text with fill-in-the-blank areas and more.

TextExpander for Windows 2.0 now supports editing while offline improves expansion, and adds usage statistics on your top snippets and time saved.

Scripting is even easier with syntax highlighting for JavaScript snippets.

“TextExpander’s new visual macros make this powerful feature more accessible than ever, to all levels of users,” said Smile founder, Greg Scown, “Under the hood, we’ve done a ton of work which includes updating the snippet storage format and re-writing the expansion engine. This way everyone has a consistent experience across platforms.”

What’s New in TextExpander on the desktop:

  • Improves snippet preview
  • Highlights syntax for JavaScript
  • Other fixes and improvements

New to TextExpander for Windows:

  • Supports editing while offline
  • Improves expansion
  • Adds statistics

A new editor with visual access to:

  • Dates
  • Times
  • Date math
  • Fill-ins
  • Keys
  • Cursor positioning
  • Clipboard
  • Insert / nest other snippets

TextExpander features:

  • Insert standard greetings, text, and signatures, including formatted text and pictures
  • Type custom abbreviations that expand to longer “snippets” of text and images
  • Correct typos automatically (Add them to your snippet library and/or use one of the included AutoCorrect snippet groups for English, French or German)
  • Integrated TextExpander account and Apps
  • Share snippets easily via email invite, set edit permissions
  • Manage sharing across your team with a TextExpander Organization
  • Suggests snippets from phrases you habitually type
  • Use fill-in-the-blank snippets to create custom forms with multiple field types and sections
  • Position the cursor wherever you want in your expanded snippet
  • Automatically insert clipboard content in a snippet
  • Organize snippets into groups
  • Search snippets from the menu bar or via keyboard shortcut
  • Search and expand snippets, abbreviations, and suggestions inline as you type
  • HTML, CSS, AutoCorrect, Accented Words, Symbols, Emoji snippet groups included
  • Internet Productivity snippet group (shorten long URLs automatically)
  • Insert the current date and time in any format you prefer
  • Date/time math (add or subtract years, months, days, hours, minutes, seconds from current date and time)
  • Reminds you of missed opportunities to use your abbreviations
  • Print snippets by group
  • For programmers, make editor-independent code templates; invoke JavaScript, AppleScript and shell scripts
  • Mac version available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish

System Requirements:

  • TextExpander for Mac requires a Mac running macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or later
  • TextExpander for Windows requires a PC running Windows 7 or later
  • TextExpander for iPhone & iPad requires iOS 9 or later

Pricing:
TextExpander is as little as US $3.33 per month for individuals on the Life Hacker plan. TextExpander is $7.96 (USD) per user per month for the Team plan, which offers more robust snippet and user management, billing, and statistics.

macOS New App Release – ChronoSync 4.9.2

– A free update to the popular Mac Backup App, ChronoSync, is available now for registered owners. ChronoSync 4.9.2 brings new features including specific bucket names for Amazon S3 cloud service connections, Backblaze B2 Application Keys support, increased security for ChronoAgent and InterConneX connections, better SFTP connection monitoring, as well as numerous bug fixes and performance enhancements.

Joe Japes, Director of Sales & Marketing said “Remember, owners of ChronoSync enjoy new features with each free update. ChronoSync is a full-featured utility. It offers local and cloud backup, bootable backup, and folder synchronizing with full Mojave Dark Mode Support while still being compatible with older Macs running macOS 10.11 El Capitan!”

Owners of ChronoSync can install the update immediately for free! If you don’t already own ChronoSync, download today and start the 15-day free trial to learn how ChronoSync is your best long-term backup investment for Mac.

ChronoSync is designed to work on macOS version 10.11 and newer. Full working trial licenses are available or purchase ChronoSync for $49.99. ChronoSync’s companion app, ChronoAgent, allows any Mac to accept direct, secure connections from any ChronoSync Mac or any InterConneX iOS device to access or transfer data! Full working trial licenses are available or purchase ChronoAgent for $14.99. ChronoMonitor is an iPhone app that monitors Macs running ChronoSync or ChronoAgent. ChronoMonitor is available in the Apple App Store for $3.99 (USD).

macOS New App Release – Keep It 1.6

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Product Announcements Reinvented Software of Swansea, United Kingdom has released Keep It 1.6 is now available. This version adds text recognition for scanned PDFs and images, support for importing from a scanner, and Continuity Camera to import directly from an iPad or iPhone, along with improvements to notes, PDF editing, and lots more.

Keep It is a notebook, scrapbook and organizer, ideal for writing notes, saving web links, organizing documents, and finding them again. Available on Mac, iPad and iPhone, Keep It is the destination for all those things you want to put somewhere, confident you will find them again later. Keep It is the successor to Together, a brand new app that preserves the very best of its predecessor, but recast for today and the future.

Keep It 1.6 can now recognize printed text in images and scanned PDFs. Keep It does this on your Mac using the latest machine learning, computer vision and image processing technologies for the most efficient and accurate results. To complement this new capability, Keep It can now import PDFs or images from a scanner, or directly from your iPad or iPhone using Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave, rotate and remove pages in PDFs, and rotate images.

Keep It 1.6 includes further improvements to notes and text editing in general. Notes can now contain dividers, and it’s also possible to show attached images at a smaller size. Keep It will also preserve dividers when importing from Evernote. Insert the date and time, in notes, rich text files, plain text files and Markdown documents.

Keep It 1.6 includes many other smaller new features and improvement. Its Share extension can now create items in formats other than notes. Strikethrough and underline text in PDFs. Names in the item list or thumbnails now wrap for up to two lines. It’s now possible to search for items by generic types of media such as images, audio and movies rather than a specific file type. View rich text files in Dark Mode on macOS Mojave.

About Keep It:
Pretty much anything can be added to Keep It, including notes, web links, Markdown, rich and plain text documents, PDFs, images, or any other kind of file, using drag and drop, its share extension, the Services menu, or a browser bookmarklet. Keep It can also create new files of any type from stationery, and uses iCloud to make everything available across your devices and to share folders and items with others.

Keep It has all the organization tools you could need, including folders, tags, colored labels, and bundles. Keep It stores everything you add as files in folders that you can access in the Finder on Mac or the Files app on iOS, and open in other apps for editing. Saving files to these folders will automatically add them.

Building on Together, just about everything in Keep It has been improved or streamlined to work consistently across Mac and iOS, while taking advantage of each platform’s unique strengths. Keep It’s innovative tag filter that can drill down through combinations of related tags, and works in conjunction with search, which offers suggestions and makes it easy to combine terms. Keep It for Mac’s Compact Mode reduces the app to a single column, ideal for using as a floating window, or alongside another full screen app in split view, as you would on iPad.

Pricing and Availability:
Keep It for Mac 1.6 requires macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later, and is available as a free 15-day trial. A license for Keep It for Mac costs $49.99, and will include all Keep It Version 1.x updates. Together 3 users can purchase a $24.99 upgrade, or get a free copy if Together 3 was purchased during its final 6 months on sale. Keep It is also available on the Mac App Store, also with a free trial, and a choice of one-time purchases to buy Keep It, upgrade from Together, along with monthly ($2.49) or yearly ($19.99) subscriptions. Keep It for iPad and iPhone is available separately with either monthly ($1.49) or yearly ($9.99) subscriptions.

FREE iOS, tvOS AND macOS SOFTWARE for 02/2019

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I have been publishing a list of free software for iOS, tvOS and OS X each month.  You may find some of these programs of interest. I have also attempted to mark which Apple OS the title is targeted at (iOS, macOS, tvOS) as well as the category of the App.

This is NOT a curated list. All I know about these titles is what you see below. None have been tried or tested by me.

February 2019

  1. iOS/Entertainment – We have all been in that familiar situation where we feel like going out on the spur of the moment and we just can’t seem to figure out what’s good around us, how expensive the options are, what’s the crowd going to be like and more importantly what’s happening at the venues we have just Googled. Flipsyde 1.6 is free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Entertainment category. Download from App Store
  2. iOS/Finance – Planning for the future does not have to be daunting. Not when you have the right tools at your disposal and you are committed to investing in your future. While many investors use personal financial advisors to help them create a plan and then execute it, several of us don’t have the time or wish to pay for the expense involved in having a personal advisor. For those of you who are looking for a better way to make smart investments, consider The Money Pouch. Free on the App Store. 
  3. macOS/Utility – Searchware Solutions has announced the release of Print Window 5.4 for macOS, an update to their simple but powerful file listing utility. Print Window works seamlessly with the macOS Finder, allowing users to generate and print a file listing of folders using several different methods including a simple key command, the Status menu, the Dock menu, or drag and drop. Print Window 5.2 is available in two versions through Searchware Solutions online. The Standard Edition is free. The Advanced Edition, which provides more features, is $20.00 (USD) for a single-user license. Download Print Window
  4. iOS/Productivity – Ok, so the app won’t actually get your tasks done for you, but this app can make it easier for you to do what you’ve wanted to do for a long time. Let’s say you have wanted to get back into your exercise routine but have not been able to commit. You might be staring at that credit card bill and thinking “I need to shop smarter.” Whatever the case, the app you need is LazyHabit. Available for free from the App Store. 
  5. iOS/Games – Not all games require you to defend and destroy. There are some games out there that actually test your reaction time. The one I’m focusing on requires you to type a sequence of keys on a keyboard, as they appear on the screen, so as to “break” them, or remove them from your screen. The game is called Breakage, and while you won’t be shooting at or destroying anything, it can certain provide some great entertainment while also boosting your instincts and reaction to better your performance in other games. Free from the App Store. 
  6. iOS/Health & Fitness – Key of Life, a mobile application for patients to keep medical records in one place, has officially launched in the Apple Store and Google Play Store. Key of Life allows patients to take control of their healthcare by creating a single, digital location to store all information regarding medications, lab results, health history, radiology, and more, that can be shared with anyone they choose. Key Of Life’s entrance into the app world dramatically improves the healthcare industry by enabling users to quickly access all medical records for a smooth transaction to their healthcare providers. Download from the App Store
  7. iOS/Productivity – Aurora Apps is proud to announce the release of Penman – Speak your notes 1.3, a universal iOS app featured in over 70 countries which offers a voice-driven alternative to typing notes. With speech-to-text technology, Penman allows you to take notes easier and faster for all types of users. Including writers, students, and people with disabilities and accessibility needs. The app supports 120 languages and is designed and developed by the husband-and-wife team, Sobhan Eskandari, and Mohadese Raoufi. Penman is available on the App Store for free using the freemium model with monthly and annual subscription options. Monthly for $2.99 and Annual plan for $17.99 (USD); Currently 50% discount on the annual plan. Users with a premium account will get Speech-to-text system, iCloud sync, Export Formats and Font formatting. Download from the App Store
  8. iOS/Games – Puzzle lovers around the world are in for a treat as YOPEY YOPEY LLC launches its latest game from the Shmush Universe. Shmush: The Spinning, the latest in the line of releases of the popular Shmush game by YOPEY YOPEY LLC, presents a happy twist to all brain puzzle game app lovers. Shmush 2.0.0 is currently available for free on the App Store under the Games category and Google Play under the Puzzle category. Download from the App Store
  9. iOS/Photos & Video – Adda Ventures, Inc. is proud to announce the release of Fototriever 1.0, their new photo organization and management app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The app makes taking, tagging, finding and retrieving your photos easier than ever. The first-of-its-kind app uses voice-activated technology, allowing users to tag their photos by voice or text as soon as they’re taken. Fototriever 1.0 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo and Video category. Download from App Store