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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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BBEdit 10.1.2

Extensive list of fixes for previously reported issues. ($49.99 new, free update, 7.3 MB)

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CloudPull 2.0.3 and 1.5.7

Slows down requests for Google Contacts photos, which was causing some contact backups to fail. ($24.99 new, free update, 7.4/6.2 MB)

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Microsoft Office 2011 14.2.2 and 2008 12.3.3

Important security fix patches vulnerabilities that attackers can use to overwrite your Mac’s memory. (Free updates, 110 MB/218 MB)

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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.8.1

Adds oft-requested Zoom to Width viewing option. ($59.95/$99.95 new, free update, 43.3/44 MB)

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Evernote 3.1

Replaces thumbnail view with a notecard view and adds capability to export files placed within a note to your desktop. (Free, 21.5 MB)

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Alfred 1.2

Overhauls search matching algorithm for improved results in the keyboard launcher, plus adds 1Password 1Click bookmark integration to Powerpack-enhanced version. (Free, £15 for Powerpack, 2.5 MB)

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Transmit 4.1.9

Fixes a kernel panic that occurred when using OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, adds support for Growl 1.3, and offers a modicum of fixes. ($34 new, free update, 22.4 MB)

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SpamSieve 2.9.1

Adds support for recently released Microsoft Outlook 2011 SP2 to preserve your spam filtering rules, plus detects problems with its Apple Mail plug-in. ($30 new, free update, 9.1 MB)

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Hazel 3.0.5

Brings back “enclosing folder” as a destination for move/copy operations plus improves support for Growl in the file cleanup utility. ($25 new, $10 upgrade, 5.0 MB)

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Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.2.1

Redo of recent Service Pack 2 release (14.2.0) that aims to quell problems occurring with Outlook, Word, and Excel. (Free update, 110 MB)

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Pear Note 3.0

Adds support for Auto Save and Versions plus HD 720p video recording in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and integrates with Ecamm’s Call Recorder for Skype app. ($39.99 new, 3.3 MB)

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Carbon Copy Cloner 3.4.5

Maintenance release squashes a variety of bugs and migrates to a new keychain to prepare for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion’s Gatekeeper security feature. (Free update, 6.5 MB)

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Send to Kindle for Mac 1.0

Simple tool for sending document and image files to your Kindle reader or iOS app. (Free update, 8.1 MB)

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Firefox 12.0

Release focused on Windows users and developers, with path to automatic updates added to Windows version. The Mac version gains a few minor security fixes and feature tweaks, along with improved developer tools. (Free, 30.1 MB)

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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.8

Adds iCloud folder creation and management support to both the Mac apps and the PDFpen for iPad app. ($59.95/$99.95 new, free update, 43.3 MB)