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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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Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 Supplemental Update

Small update fixes two issues not addressed in the original release of Mac OS X 10.7.5. (Free, 2 MB)

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iPhoto 9.4.1

Improves syncing with iOS devices, plus fixes two instances of crashes ($14.99 new, free update, 757.62 MB)

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Server Admin Tools 10.7.5

Updates the Server Admin and System Image Utility to add NetBoot/NetInstall model filters for the latest MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models. (Free, 195.67 MB)

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OS X Server 2.1.1

Adds DHCP management capability from within the Server app, plus addresses several issues with migrating from previous versions. ($19.99 new, free update, 136 MB)

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Mellel 3.0.2

Variety of fixes for word processing app. ($39 new, free update, 34.9 MB)

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Aperture 3.4.1

Maintenance release fixes several stability and compatibility issues. ($79.99 new, free update, 550.5 MB)

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Airfoil 4.7.3

Updates Airfoil Speakers to receive audio from devices running iOS 6. ($25 new, free update, 9.1 MB)

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Verizon’s Unlocked iPhone 5 Due to FCC Requirement?

As the iPhone 5 got into people’s hands last Friday, several Verizon Wireless subscribers noted that their iPhones were unlocked both for international use and for other U.S. carriers. James Duncan Davidson explains that Verizon isn’t doing this out of the kindness of its corporate heart, but rather due to an agreement with the FCC for licensing the 700 MHz C block of spectrum for its LTE network.

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iBank 4.6

Maintenance release for the financial software with a long list of fixes that should improve overall stability. Also adds support for Retina displays. ($59.99 new, free update, 33.1 MB)

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Growl 2.0

Adds support for receiving Growl notifications through Mountain Lion’s Notification Center. ($3.99 new, free upgrade, 6.1 MB)

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Parallels Desktop 8.0.18101

Fixes a number of issues related to using the virtualization software Parallels Desktop on a Mac with a Retina display. ($79.99 new, free update, 346.6 MB)

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KeyCue 6.3

The keyboard shortcut utility gains compatibility for Mountain Lion, plus fixes a few login-related issues. (€19.99 new, free update, 2.2 MB)

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SpamSieve 2.9.5

Returns SpamSieve to working order when running Snow Leopard after the recent 10.6-specific security update. ($30 new, free update, 10.4 MB)

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Typinator 5.2

Maintenance release of the typing expansion utility is stuffed with wide ranging list of fixes, plus Mountain Lion compatibility. (€24.99 new, free update, 4.9 MB)

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Microsoft Office 2011 14.2.4 and 2008 12.3.4

Office 2011 gains Retina display support and makes several improvements to Outlook. Office 2008 gets a fix for a specific crash related to Excel. (Free updates, 111 MB/218.4 MB)