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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.

Evernote 5.0.6 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Evernote 5.0.6

Redesigns its Quick Note menu bar helper. Evernote also requires users of all versions to provide an updated password due to a recent data breach. (Free, 34.6 MB)

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ScreenFlow 4.0.3

Maintenance release serves up a heaping helping of bug fixes for the screencast recording app. ($99 new, free update, 27.7 MB)

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GraphicConverter 8.5.3

Maintenance release to the graphic utility with a mix of new additions and welcome bug fixes. ($39.95 new, free update, 150 MB)

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Java for OS X 2013-002 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 14

Fixes yet another round of critical vulnerabilities. (Free, 63.8 MB and 69.3 MB)

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Scrivener 2.4

Adds an abundances of refinements and fixes to the writing tool, including support for Retina displays and many improvements in compiling projects. ($45 new, free update, 35.7 MB)

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CrashPlan 3.5.2

Maintenance release to the Internet backup app adds Retina display support, but drops support for 10.4 Tiger. (Free with a 30-day trial of the CrashPlan+ online backup service, 21.2 MB)

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DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.5

Significant update adds capability to synchronize databases between multiple computers and locations (including Dropbox and WebDAV server options), plus improves Web sharing features of DEVONthink Pro Office. (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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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.9.5

Maintenance release squashes a small set of bugs in the PDF-manipulation programs. ($59.95/$99.95 new, free update, 47.5/48.5 MB)

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TextWrangler 4.5

Significant update to the free text editor brings it line with recent BBEdit features. (Free, 9.6 MB)

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Adobe Acrobat XI and Reader XI 11.0.02

Patches critical security vulnerabilities in the PDF creation and reading apps. (Free updates, 11.9 MB and 25 MB)

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Transmit 4.3.2

Maintenance release to the file transfer program with a few targeted fixes ($34 new, free update, 26.5 MB)

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KeyCue 6.4

Adds optional menu bar icon, plus stamps out a number of bugs in the keyboard shortcut utility. (€19.99 new, free update, 2.4 MB)

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Java for OS X 2013-001 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 13

Patches for vulnerabilities discovered in the recent hacking of Macs at Apple and Facebook. (Free, 66.6 MB and 72.4 MB)

iTunes 11.0.2 Agen Schmitz 20 comments

iTunes 11.0.2

Brings the Composers view option back to the Music library. (Free, 188 MB)

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iOS 6.1.2 Fixes Battery-Draining Exchange Bug

The latest version of iOS fixes a bug that caused excessive battery drain on iOS devices communicating with Exchange Server, but it doesn’t patch the recently discovered passcode security exploit.