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Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz is a freelance writer and editor with a lot of Amazon time under his belt. Since leaving Amazon in 2003 (as senior editor for the Electronics and Camera & Photo stores), Agen has continued to work within the Amazon eco-sphere to help vendors bring clarity to their marketing content. He lives in Seattle with his wife and son, and is always dreaming of Iceland.

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Keyboard Maestro 5.1

The automation utility gains a new action for looping over the items in a variety of collections and signed developer ID to prepare for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion’s Gatekeeper. ($36 new, free update, 16.3 MB)

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Fantastical 1.2.2

Maintenance update for the calendar utility contains a variety of fixes and improvements, plus preparation for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion’s Gatekeeper. ($19.99 new, free update, 8.8 MB)

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Apple Software Installer Update 1.0

Update fixes an issue that prevented Software Update from installing software in Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard. (Free, 1.34 MB)

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Aperture 3.2.3

Small maintenance update adds the capability to delete photos from your iCloud Photo Stream. ($79.99 new, free update, 635.54 MB)

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Sandvox 2.5.3

Maintenance update for the Web site creation software with a variety of improvements and fixes related to publishing, media previewing, and document handling ($79.99 new, free update, 28.2 MB)

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Firefox 11.0

Adds new add-on synchronization capabilities across multiple computers plus a new CSS stylesheet editor and 3D visualization tools for developers. (Free, 32 MB)

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Safari 5.1.4

Improves overall stability and provides maintenance fixes for both Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard, while also improving JavaScript performance on Lion. (Free, 44.7 MB Lion/47.5 MB Snow Leopard)

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iOS 5.1 Brings Smattering of Features and 4G Confusion

The recently released iOS 5.1 update adds a controversial 4G cellular label to the AT&T-specific iPhone 4S, plus a few new features, including a camera shortcut button on the lock screen.

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iTunes 10.6

Adds support for 1080p movies and TV shows from iTunes, and improves several aspects of iTunes Match. (Free, 126 MB)

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iBooks Author 1.1

Update includes enhancements to take advantage of the third-generation iPad’s Retina display. (Free from the Mac App Store, 184 MB)

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GarageBand ’11 6.0.5

Updates compatibility with GarageBand for iOS projects and fixes issues with GarageBand Lesson preview videos and incorrect notes from some software instruments. ($14.99 new, free update, 47.61 MB)

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iPhoto ’11 9.2.2

Update enables you to delete individual photos from your iCloud Photo Stream. ($14.99 new, free update, 256.9 MB)

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DEVONagent Lite, Express, and Pro 3.1.2

Maintenance update brings an SEC search plug-in to all three editions of the search tool, along with several version-specific additions to the Express and Pro editions. ($49.99/$4.99/Free, free updates, 3.2 to 26.3 MB)

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Adobe Lightroom 4.0

Major new release comes out of public beta with new book creation, geotag management, and video editing tools. ($149 new, $79 upgrade, $79 student and teacher edition, 384 MB)

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Parallels Desktop 7.0.15055

Adds experimental support for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview and Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview. ($79.99 new, $49.99 upgrade, $39.99 student edition, free update, 304 MB)