Search better and faster with this powerful email app [Deals]

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Postbox 5 is packed with tools that can save frequent emailers a lot of time and effort.
Postbox 5 is packed with tools that can save frequent emailers a lot of time and effort.
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Anyone who sends a lot of emails knows that a little extra efficiency goes a long way. Whether it’s typing out the same canned response over and over, combing endless threads, or just entering your name. Apple Mail and Outlook are great, but they can fall short for power users.

Today in Apple history: Logic Pro 7 shows Apple’s still serious about creatives

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Logic Pro 7 was a great music creation tool for Apple fans.
Logic Pro 7 was a great music creation tool for Apple fans.
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29 September Today in Apple history September 29, 2004: Apple debuts Logic Pro 7, its pro-grade music creation and audio production software. The update boasts a host of new tools and a streamlined interface that brings it more in line with other Apple software.

Coming off the success of the iPod and iTunes Music Store, Logic Pro 7 — and its stripped-down sibling, Logic Express 7 — serves a reminder of Apple’s dominance in the music tech arena, for consumers and professionals alike.

Half app converts your JPEGs to space-saving HEIC files

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Use the Half app to convert JPG to HEIC, saving space without losing quality.
The Half app converts JPG to HEIC, saving space without losing quality.
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The iPhones 7, 8 and X all capture images in the new HEIC format, which creates images much smaller than JPEGs, with the same quality.

All new images you snap, and movies you capture, will be saved in the new HIEC and HVEC (for movies) formats. But what if you want to convert your older images from JPEG to HEIC to save some space? That’s exactly what Half App does.

Mailbutler turns Gmail into a productivity monster

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Mailbutler is bringing its inbox-enhancing email plugin to Gmail.
Mailbutler is bringing its inbox-enhancing features to Gmail.
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Fix iOS 11 update issues & recover lost iOS data

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PhoneRescue can help make sure updating to iOS 11 doesn't mean dropping your data.
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Drive Genius adds Mac antivirus to its arsenal

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The latest version of Drive Genius adds virus and malware protection, making it even more useful.
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Today’s storytellers need today’s storytelling tools [Deals]

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The Storyteller's Must-Have Mac Bundle
Whatever kind of story you're working on, this bundle of apps can help you tell it.
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These days, everybody is a storyteller. Whether you’re writing articles or journals, novels or screenplays, there’s a world of digital tools that you can benefit from. This bundle gathers 7 of those tools in one place, and for low price. From StoryMill to MacJournal, Narrator to Montage, and lots more, it’s got something useful to anybody who weaves narratives. And right now you can get the whole bundle for just $29. Read on for more details:

Map your Wi-Fi, clean your Mac or fly a drone [Week’s Best Deals]

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This week's best deals include powerful Mac maintenance tools, sleek drones, and more.
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With summer coming to a close, the Cult of Mac Store is still bringing in hot new deals. This week, we’ve got a discount on top-shelf Mac maintenance app CleanMyMac 3. Plus, we’ve got half off or more on Final Draft 10, a sleek drone with 4K video, and an app for maximizing Wi-Fi connections. Additionally, for a limited time, you can get an additional 15 percent off each deal by using the coupon code “BYESUMMER” at checkout.

Raindrop.io is a slick new bookmark-organizing app for iOS

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Raindrop's web page looks way better than its iOS app.
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Raindrop.io is a new bookmarking service for Mac and iOS, and the web, and Android. It lets you save your bookmarks into folders, known as Groups, and those bookmarks are then available from anywhere. The main selling point of Raindrop.io seems to be the slick interface, and the myriad beautiful ways you can arrange the bookmarks therein.