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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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MacBook Pro (Retina) Trackpad Update 1.0

Fixes an issue where the trackpad didn’t respond to input consistently. (Free, 1.26 MB)

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Java for OS X Lion 2012-004 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 9

Improves security and deactivates Java plug-in if no applets have been running for an extended time. (Free, 64.07 MB and 76.34 MB)

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iPhoto ’11 9.3

Adds tighter integration between iPhoto and Aperture via a unified library, plus adds support for AVCHD video. ($14.99 new, free update, 630.4 MB)

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Aperture 3.3

Enables Aperture and iPhoto ’11 to share a unified library, plus optimizes resolution for the new MacBook Pro’s Retina display. ($79.99 new, free update, 528 MB)

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iTunes 10.6.3

Adds support for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and fixes several sync-related bugs. (Free, 176.9 MB)

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Script Debugger 5.0

Major new release for AppleScript authoring environment with over 30 new features. ($199 new, $99/$129 upgrade, 12.6 MB)

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Coda 2.0.1

Follow-up to recent major release squashes a whole mess of bugs and improves stability under Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. ($99 new, $75 upgrade, 46.1 MB)

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PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.8.3

Maintenance release fixes several issues of crashing and hanging. ($59.95/$99.95 new, free update, 43.5/44.2 MB)

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Firefox 13.0

Adds option to display a grid of frequently visited Web pages when opening a new tab plus support for the SPDY network protocol. (Free, 30.7 MB)

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QuarkXPress 9.3

Adds direct export to Amazon’s Kindle format plus refinements in publishing to EPUB format. ($849 new, free update, 1.1 GB)

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OmniFocus 1.10.2

Removes direct support for syncing through MobileMe and improves Inbox workflow in the task management tool. ($79.99 new, free update, 22 MB)

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App Tamer 1.3

The CPU-saving utility adds the capability to trigger AutoStop feature only at a specified battery charge level, plus new AppleScript commands. ($14.95 new, free update, 3.8 MB)

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Fantastical 1.3

Adds support for reminders in both both iCal and the iOS Reminders app. ($19.99 new, free update, 9.0 MB)

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Typinator 5.1

Adds interactive input fields that can insert dynamic content into text expansions. (€24.99 new, free update, 4.7 MB)

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Aperture 3.2.4

Maintenance update improves stability of the photo management program on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. ($79.99 new, free update, 635.54 MB)