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Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz

Agen Schmitz has worked within the Apple eco-sphere since helping manage conference 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, specializing in PDAs and MP3 players—he still has his original pre-release iPod), he has continued to focus on e-commerce content and works with a variety of brands across the e-retail landscape. 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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Microsoft Office 2011 14.3.1

Squashes a bug introduced in the last update that didn’t recognize licensed installations. (Free update, 106 MB)

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Sandvox 2.7.6

Supersedes the just-released Sandvox 2.7.5, which included a bug that made the Web authoring tool unusable. The new release collects all the improvements and bug fixes from version 2.7.5. ($79.99 new, free update, 31.2 MB)

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AirPort Utility 6.2 for Mac

Extends guest access to networks with multiple AirPort base stations and includes a firmware update that you might want to hold off on for a while. (Free, 20.64 MB)

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OS X Server 2.2.1

Adds a Caching Server to improve downloads from the Mac App Store. ($19.99 new, free update, 153 MB)

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Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 12

Recommended update for Snow Leopard improves Java security. (Free, 72.7 MB)

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SMC Firmware Updates for MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air

Addresses an issue that could cause Apple laptops with batteries that have over 1,000 charge cycles to shut down unexpectedly or fail to boot back up. (Free, 494 KB to 982 KB)

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Microsoft Office 2011 14.30

Maintenance release that focuses on a few targeted fixes for PowerPoint. (Free update, 106 MB)

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iOS 6.1 Expands Global LTE Support

iOS 6.1 focuses on bringing LTE support to a gaggle of global carriers, but also adds a few scattered tweaks for all iOS devices. The iOS-based Apple TV Software also gets an update.

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Things 2.1.1

Adds some iOS Reminders user interface elements to Mac task management app ($49.99 new, free update, 15 MB)

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Evernote 5.0.5

Sync shortcuts across multiple Macs. (Free, 29.1 MB)

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Fantastical 1.3.6

Enables you to specify a calendar using natural language. ($19.99 new, free update, 11.2 MB)

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Quicksilver β71

The keyboard launcher gains compatibility with Mountain Lion’s Notification Center amongst a multitude of improvements and fixes. (Free, 3.6 MB)

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Sandvox 2.7.4

Improved performance in the Web authoring tool when saving files (particularly for those running Snow Leopard), editing, and dragging media. ($79.99 new, free update, 31.2 MB)

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LaunchBar 5.4.1

Wide-ranging list of enhancements to the keyboard launcher, including improved support for iTunes 11 and entering abbreviations that start with a digit. ($35 new, free update, 2.5 MB)

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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.9.4

Reduce memory usage for overall performance gains and improve OCR error handling. ($59.95/$99.95 new, free update, 47.5/48.5 MB)