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Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz has worked within the Apple eco-sphere since helping manage speaker content for Thunder Lizard Productions in the mid-90s. After spending time at Amazon in the early 2000s (as senior editor for the Electronics and Camera & Photo stores), he has continued to focus on e-commerce content and works with a variety of brands across retailers. Agen lives in Seattle with his wife and son (who, sadly, has moved onto Windows for gaming), loves making monthly music mixes, and is always dreaming of Iceland.

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LiveCode 6.0 Released in Free and Commercial Editions

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, RunRev has released the LiveCode 6.0 app development toolkit in a free, open-source edition as well as a commercial edition that’s required for apps destined for Apple’s App Stores.

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Audio Hijack Pro 2.10.7

Improves overall stability and fixes a couple of crashes. ($32 new, free update, 5.6 MB)

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LaunchBar 5.4.3

Maintenance release improves detection of Google Chrome and Chromium bookmarks and squashes several bugs. ($35 new, free update, 2.5 MB)

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DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.5.2

Clip to DEVONthink browser extension now indicates whether a Web address has already been added to a database. (All updates are free. DEVONthink Pro Office, $149.95 new; DEVONthink Professional, $79.95 new; DEVONthink Personal, $49.95 new; DEVONnote, $24.95 new)

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Snapz Pro X 2.5.2

Improves the precision of screen captures and brings back several options for image borders. ($69 new, free update, 15.8 MB)

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TextWrangler 4.5.1

Maintenance release to the free text editor that mirrors many of the fixes in BBEdit 10.5.3. (Free, 9.6 MB)

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BBEdit 10.5.3

Maintenance release squashes over 50 bugs in the powerful text editor. ($49.99 new, free update, 12.5 MB)

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Final Cut Pro X 10.0.8

Maintenance release with a short list of targeted fixes and improvements. ($299.99 new, free update, 1.64 GB)

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PDFpen 6.0.1

Enables export to Microsoft Word document when running Lion and ensures that Preview and Quick Look respect password-protected PDFs. ($59.95/$99.95 new, free update, 49.6/50.3)

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ChronoSync 4.3.7

Adds a few features that improve the handling of network volumes. ($40 new, free update, 28.9 MB)

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Skype 6.3

Adds slideshow view of other participants in a group call and an in-call dial pad for generating DTMF tones. (Free, 37.5 MB)

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PopChar X 6.2

Adds new Command-F keyboard shortcut, plus new contextual menu items for copying character description and font lists. (€29.99 new, free update, 3.6 MB)

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Security Update 2013-001 for Snow Leopard and Lion

Addresses a variety of vulnerabilities in both Snow Leopard and Lion (and their Server counterparts). (Free)

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MacBook Pro Retina SMC Update 1.1

Fixes a “rare issue” with slow frame rates while playing graphics-intensive games and a problem with overzealous fan spinning. (Free, 504 KB)

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Pear Note 3.1

Adds support for images in Pear Note for iOS, plus updates the document format used by the note-taking app. ($39.99 new, free update, 4.6 MB)