It’s the software, not the hardware—or at least, not just the hardware. That’s the credo Intelli Innovations must have had in mind when they released the IntelliScanner SOHO hardware/software bundle. The IntelliScanner SOHO bundle combines a barcode scanner with some nifty software to manage inventories, business items and collections. Added value is what it is […]
e3 Software develops a mass mailing application called Direct Mail. Recently, e3 Software added a Pro version to its mass mailing product range. We reviewed Direct Mail 1.x last year as it was integrated with Marketcircle’s Daylite productivity suite. This year, we are reviewing Direct Mail Pro because it adds a long list of impressive […]
Getting Things Done. In the eighties and nineties we had Time/System agendas to make sure we got things done. They didn’t help much, though. Nowadays we have programs that help us get things done. Such as OmiFocus 1.0. OmniFocus 1.0 follows the rules of GTD gurus like David Allen. Unfortunately for me, I don’t believe […]
Ergonis Software develops productivity software for every Mac user, but particularly for those who type a lot. Typinator is an abbreviations tool that enables users to enter shortcuts for phrases, words, and even pictures. Popchar X is Character Palette on steroids and KeyCue shows you which keyboard shortcuts are available in your current working application.Of […]
Apparent adds Wi-Fi to Doxie at Macworld | iWorld 2012. The Doxie Go document scanner now scans anywhere and syncs scans wirelessly to Mac, PC, iOS, and the cloud.
Avenza Systems, developers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and PDF Maps for Apple iOS, released Geographic Imager 3.4 for Adobe Photoshop. This release is fully compatible with Adobe Photoshop 12.1 in Adobe CS5.5, as well as Adobe Photoshop 12.0.4 in Adobe CS5.
Ergonis just released Typinator 5, their text expansion app. The major new feature is undoubtedly scripting support, which enables users to create generic and versatile text snippets. Using a simple inclusion mechanism based on files in an “Include” folder, text expansions can execute external scripts and include their results in the expansion. But that’s not all.
IconFactory and Artis Software have just released their designer tool xScope 3. xScope 3 has become a power tool for everybody involved with graphic and web design. Except for the tools that have been supported since version 2, this new version comes with about 70 new or improved features. xScope has also become the tool of choice for mobile design.
Apparent’s Doxie Go document scanner software is now fully OCR capable. I was skeptical of the results, but Apparent once again surprised me.
At CES, a large number of companies were introducing their Thunderbolt devices. As with previous innovative interface technology that Apple pioneered, the equipment was a bit slow to appear, but 2012 seems to be the year of Thunderbolt.