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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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Adobe Illustrator CS6 16.0.1

Maintenance release improves overall stability with a variety of targeted fixes. ($599 new, free update, 5.8 MB)

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 13.0.1

Fixes two critical security vulnerabilities and improves stability. ($699 new, free update, 7.9 MB)

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Toast Titanium 11.1

Now built using Cocoa, the new release is compatible with Mountain Lion and shifts Web video capture exclusively to Safari. ($99.99 new, free update, 88.5 MB)

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Parallels Desktop 8.0

Major new release tightens integration between Mountain Lion and Windows, adding Dictation capabilities and Mountain Lion gestures to Windows apps, support for Windows notifications in Notification Center, and more. ($79.99 new, free update, 331 MB)

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Hazel 3.0.12

Maintenance update with a variety of fixes, plus added support for Mountain Lion’s Notification Center ($25 new, free update, 5.3 MB)

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Fantastical 1.3.3

Improves search speed and creation of recurring reminders, plus fixes syncing with Google Calendar on Mountain Lion. ($19.99 new, free update, 11.1 MB)

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Firefox 15.0

Improves problems with memory leakage caused by certain add-ons, provides smoother animations for game developers, and introduces silent background updates. (Free, 32.6 MB)

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Transmit 4.2

Adds support for Mountain Lion’s Notification Center, plus fixes graphics for Retina displays. ($34 new, free update, 27.8 MB)

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CloudPull 2.1.3

Improves error handling and retry logic to prevent backup failures, plus adds Retina display support. ($24.99 new, free update, 8.3 MB)

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VMware Fusion 5 and Fusion 5 Professional

Major new release supports Windows 8 and is optimized for Mountain Lion, including AirPlay Mirroring. Fusion 5 is now split into two apps, with the Professional version providing enhanced deployment and support features. ($49.99/99.99 new, 203 MB)

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OS X 10.8.1 Targets Bugs, Improved Battery Life

Mountain Lion gets its first maintenance update, which provides a small number of targeted fixes as well as a fix for a battery drainage issue experienced by many MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners.

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OmniFocus 1.10.3

Resolves compatibility issues with Mountain Lion, including integration with Apple Mail. ($79.99 new, free update, 22.4 MB)

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ClamXav 2.3.2

Fixes an issue that prevented ClamXav Sentry from launching at login when running Mountain Lion. (Free, 16.9 MB)

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DEVONagent Lite, Express, and Pro 3.3

Updates all three editions to support Mountain Lion, plus improves Google Scholar plug-in. Additionally, all three apps now require Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later. (Free/$4.95/$49.95, free updates, 3.2 to 26.3 MB)

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Nisus Writer Pro 2.0.4 and Express 3.4.3

Maintenance releases provide fixes for some commonly reported problems. ($79 and $45 new, free updates, 159 MB and 51 MB respectively)