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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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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)

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LaunchBar 5.4.2

Improves overall indexing engine, plus fixes a couple of iTunes issues ($35 new, free update, 2.5 MB)

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Microsoft Office 2011 14.3.2 and 2008 12.3.6

Security update patches a vulnerability associated with opening a “specially crafted email message.” (Free updates, 113 MB/210 MB)

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Default Folder X 4.5.8

Corrects several issues that were introduced (or left out of) recent maintenance releases of the Open and Save dialog utility. ($34.95 new, free update, 11.4 MB)

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Dropbox 2.0

Redesigned menu bar interface adds improved view of recently changed files, plus adds the capability to accept shared folder invitations. (Free, 26.1 MB)

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CloudPull 2.2

Moves backup snapshots of Google data to a CloudPull database file (which requires a migration) and sandboxes the Mac App Store version (which has been split into premium and free apps). ($9.99 new, free update, 11.9 MB)

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Default Folder X 4.5.7

Fixes a conflict with the BetterTouchTool gesture utility, plus adds Quick Look previews to the contextual menu in Open and Save dialogs. ($34.95 new, free update, 11.4 MB)

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Transmit 4.3.3

Fixes crashes associated with dragging remote files in from Coda and importing FileZilla favorites. ($34 new, free update, 26.5 MB)

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DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.5.1

Maintenance release improves gesture-based image zooming in Mountain Lion and fixes broken DEVONthink To Go synchronization. (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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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)