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Apple Details Service Restoration Plans In Developer Update

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Apple has sent out an email to registered developers to outline its restoration plans for a number of services that are still down following its Developer Center outage. Those include Xcode automatic configuration and access to license agreements, program enrollments, and renewals—all of which are to be reinstated this week.

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FileMaker Announces The End Of Bento For Mac & iOS


FileMaker has announced it will discontinue Bento, its database client for Mac and iOS, on September 30. The company will increase focus on the FileMaker product line going forward, with the aim of creating “an even better experience for these customers.”

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Delete Files And Folders Selectively, Without Sending Them To The Trash [OS X Tips]

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Picture this scenario: you’ve got a flash drive and there are files on it. There are also files on it that are in its Trash folder. You also have a Mac with files on it, and files in the Trash. When the USB flash drive is plugged into your Mac, OSX treats those files in the different Trashes as one big Trash folder.

What if you want to delete the files from one Trash, but not the other?

That’s where Trash Without comes in.

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Annotate, Improve, And Streamline Your Screenshots With Share Bucket [OS X Tips]


Screenshots are the life blood of this tips column, and I’m willing to bet a lot of you use the feature, built right in to your Mac, to capture images of stuff on your screen to share with friends, family, co-workers, and so on. It’s super simple to use; just hit Command-Shift-3 to take a picture of the whole screen, or Command-Shift-4 to just select a portion of it.

Any challenger to this ease of use is going to have to have something a little extra. Share Bucket may just be that app. Not only can it take screenshots of portions of your screen, but it can annotate those screenshots with circles, arrows, and blurs (for confidential info). Better yet, it connects to not one, but three different cloud services: Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft’s SkyDrive.

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Ember, The Digital Scrapbook For Your Mac From Realmac Software, Is Available Now

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Realmac Software, the creators of Clear and Analog Camera, just launched Ember, a digital scrapbook for your Mac. You can use it to collect all of the things that inspire you, including websites, photos, apps, and more — which you can then organize into separate collections dedicated to all of your ongoing projects.

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Realmac Software Teases Ember, A Digital Scrapbook For Your Mac [Video]


Realmac Software, creators of Clear, Analog Camera, and other terrific apps for Mac and iOS, have announced Ember, a “digital scrapbook” for your Mac. Ember lets you collect photos, notes, web clippings, and anything else that’s important to you and your projects and store them all in one place.

Check out the new introduction video below.

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Dogfight With Your iPhone And Mac – ‘Sky Gamblers: Cold War’ Gets Its Wings In Both App Stores Today

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If you like flight simulators, especially those of the more arcade variety, the Sky Gamblers series is a great place to start.

Originally published by Namco Bandai Games, the last couple of installments have come directly from California-based developer Atypical Games. Sky Gamblers: Cold War is, appropriately enough, set in the 1980s with all the weaponry and aircraft that implies. Your task will be to learn how to fly a Cold War-era fighter plane, head out on covert and not-so-covert ops, and blow stuff up. Sounds fun, right?

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Apple Announces Logic Pro X With New Look, New Features, iPad Controls


Apple has today announced Logic Pro X, the most advanced version of Logic Pro to date, which boasts a new interface, new creative tools for musicians, and an expanded collection of instruments and effects. Logic Pro X also introduces new features like Drummer and Flex Pitch, and Logic Remote, which lets you play and control Logic Pro X from your iPad.

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Apple Patches Pesky Graphics Bug In OS X Mavericks


Apple has issued a software update for those running the third developer preview of OS X Mavericks. The release promises to patch a major graphics bug that could cause machines to “reboot without warning.”

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Update Whenever You Like – Disable App Auto Updating In Mavericks Beta [OS X Tips]

Disable Auto Updates

Just like in iOS, OS X Mavericks beta has gone to auto-updating of apps. This way, you don’t have to click thorugh to the Mac App Store each time it gets a red badge of update and click the Update or Update all buttons. It’s pretty slick, and will be a time saver as more and more apps run through the Mac App Store.

But what if you want to update things on your own schedule, or check the list of potential updates, picking and choosing the updates you want to activate, and ignore the ones you don’t?

All you need to do is disable auto-updating, and here’s how.

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