Red Sweater Software has released MarsEdit 2.0, adding a variety of useful features to the popular weblog publishing program while retaining a simple, elegant interface.
If you, like me, need to see what Web sites look like on an iPhone, but you don't have an iPhone or iPod touch, turn to the free iPhoney, which simulates Web browsing on an iPhone.
Apple has released iPhone 1.0.2, iMovie 7.0.1, and iWeb 2.0.1 to fix bugs and address issues with publishing .Mac Web galleries.
At last week's press event, Apple took the wraps off the next version of its iLife suite, bumping the name from iLife '06 to iLife '08 and providing a completely new version of iMovie.
Google bumps storage for Gmail, Picasa, if you're willing to pay $20 to $500 per year for 6 GB to 250 GB of storage.
After a hiatus, Asiva's critically acclaimed Photoshop plug-ins are back, with new names, lower prices, and demo versions.
Apple has made iMovie HD 6 available free to owners of iLife '08, rounding out the editing capabilities that are missing in iMovie '08.
iMovie '08 is a completely different program from its predecessors, and Jeff Carlson has some initial words of advice.
Apple has updated QuickTime and iTunes, resolving issues with the H.264 video codec and fixing bugs. The primary changes in QuickTime 7.2 are fixes for several potential security vulnerabilities related to playback of malformed movie files and visiting maliciously crafted Web sites
For many of us, editing on paper seems like something that went out with the arrival of the word processor. And it's true - the need to edit on paper has been drastically reduced by the ease of creating and sharing digital documents
Apple has released updates for the Final Cut Studio 2 suite of video production applications via Software Update and as stand-alone installers; the latter require that you sign in using your Apple ID and your Final Cut Studio 2 serial number
Adobe Systems has broken with tradition by releasing products promised for third quarter of 2007 on the second day of that quarter. A quarter-based release typically means "as close to the last day of the quarter as possible so we can book the revenue in that quarter."
In April, Adobe released 9 of the 13 main applications that form Creative Suite 3 (CS3) as both individual programs and 6 editions (see "Adobe Announces Creative Suite 3 Plans, Pricing, Dates," 2007-04-02, and "Adobe Ships Creative Suite 3, Offers Video Betas," 2007-04-16)
Ambrosia Software has released Snapz Pro X 2.1, making the popular still image and video screen capture utility a universal binary for native performance on Intel-based Macs
Sometimes it's good to be wrong. Or, perhaps more apt in this case, wrong for the time being.
Last week Adobe surprised me with the release of GoLive 9, an update to the company's previous flagship Web design application before it acquired Dreamweaver
When friends and family need to buy a new computer or accessories, they often turn to me for advice. I've learned over the years that they're usually not looking for one of my "history of computing" answers that explains not only how much RAM the computer should have, but how RAM works and why more is better - they just want to know how much to get, and where to get it inexpensively