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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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CloudPull 2.1.7

Makes changes to Google document file extensions, with subsequent update to fix a crashing bug within the app. ($9.99 new, free update, 8.4 MB)

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Snapz Pro X 2.5.1

Remembers screen capture positioning on multiple monitors. ($69 new, free update, 13.8 MB)

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TweetDeck 2.1

Adds support for photo and audio/video player cards, keyboard shortcuts, and the capability to edit search queries. (Free, 1.4 MB)

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Redesigned iTunes 11 Brings iCloud Streaming and New MiniPlayer

Apple’s smorgasbord of media management gets a spare, iOS-like visual overhaul while enabling you to stream previous music and video purchases from iCloud. It also adds the Up Next song queuing feature and a unified search across all media types.

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Audio Hijack Pro 2.10.6

Updates Instant On component to improve audio capture from VMware Fusion. ($32 new, free update, 5.6 MB)

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Thunderbolt Firmware Update v1.1

Fixes an issue that prevented some bus-powered Thunderbolt devices from working properly. (Free, 442 KB)

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Parallels Desktop 8.0.18314

Maintenance release improves support for Windows 8, including the addition of the Windows 8 single-finger swipe gesture and full-speed support for USB 3.0 devices. ($79.99 new, free update, 343 MB)

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ScreenFlow 4.0.1

Major new release of screencast recording app with a profusion of new organization and workflow features. ($99 new, $29 upgrade, 26.5 MB)

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Sandvox 2.7

Updates Web publishing tool to be compatible with Mountain Lion, plus adds a Google +1 sharing option. ($79.99 new, free update, 31.1 MB)

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Safari 6.0.2

Fixes two WebKit-related security vulnerabilities. (Free, 44.8 MB)

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Aperture 3.4.2

Fixes a number of bugs, plus adds several improvements to Aperture’s Photo Stream support ($79.99 new, free update, 550.73 MB)

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iPhoto 9.4.2

Adds several improvements to iPhoto’s Photo Stream support. ($14.99 new, free update, 758.58 MB)

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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.9

Reduces memory usage to improve overall performance and adds secure authorization method to PDFpen’s Save to Evernote capability. ($59.95/$99.95 new, free update, 47.4/48.4 MB)

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iOS 6.0.1 Fixes Bugs, but Does It Prevent Excessive Data Usage?

The iOS 6.0.1 update fixes several connectivity bugs and adds over-the-air update capability to the iPhone 5, which requires a separate updater.

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FileMaker Pro 12.0.3

Maintenance release fixes a number of layout and printing issues. ($299 new, free update, 557 MB)