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Crowdfunded Project News: The best of Kickstarter, Indiegogo and the rest

Every week, TUAW provides readers with an update on what new or significant crowdfunded Apple-related projects are in the news. While our policy is to not go into detail on items that haven't reached at least 80 percent of their funding goal, this update is designed to give readers a heads-up on...

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Crowdfunded Project News: The best of Kickstarter, Indiegogo and the rest

Every week, TUAW provides readers with an update on what new or significant crowdfunded Apple-related projects are in the news. While our policy is to not go into detail on items that haven't reached at least 80 percent of their funding goal, this update is designed to give readers a heads-up on...

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Avatron Kickstarts Everydisk project for secure personal cloud storage

The remote data field is dominated by powerhouses like Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive, SugarSync and so on. Whether you're looking for a hardware network-attached storage (NAS) solution or a cloud-storage server, there's probably a vendor or 10 you've already heard of. Now, iOS/Mac development...

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Avatron's Air Login hits the App Store, free for local use

Last month, TUAW blogger Erica Sadun did a writeup of a preview edition of Avatron's Air Login remote computer access app. Erica and I were both beta testers for the app, which is used to control any number of Macs from your favorite iOS device. Air Login (free, universal) is now live on the...

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TUAW Sneak Peek: Avatron's supercool Air Login remote computer access

One of the great joys of blogging happens when developers give you an early peek at products under development. Steven Sande and I were lucky enough to join Avatron's beta test for their upcoming Air Login app. A direct competitor to LogMeIn Ignition, TeamViewer and other remote desktop apps,...

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DevJuice: Should I develop cross platform?

App Store. Android. Amazon. If you're a developer, there are lots of possible venues competing for your attention. So which one is worth your time and energy? I turned to Avatron Founder and CEO Dave Howell for the answer. Avatron makes Air Display, a popular app that allows you to use a mobile...

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Daily iPad App: Air Display lets you add an HiDPI monitor to your Mac

We've covered Air Display from Avatron ever since it landed in the iOS App Store in early 2010. The popular utility lets you use your iPad as an external monitor for your Mac or Windows machine. Just like any standard external monitor, Air Display lets you extend your desktop or mirror it onto...

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Avatron soldiers on with Air Sharing after removing Air Dictate

Avatron's Elliot Chase just shrugs when asked about Air Dictate, an app his company had to remove from the App Store after Apple discovered it made use of Siri that they didn't approve of. "There's no good news," he said while talking to us at Macworld | iWorld 2012. The main issue is over Air...

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Avatron retires Air Dictate tool for remote Siri dictation

Avatron is a company well known for their iOS and Mac utilities. We are particularly fond of their Air Sharing apps and Air Display, among others. They have a reputation for building solid, reliable products. I could sense the dismay in CEO Dave Howell's message when he pinged me today to let me...

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Air Display for Mac: Turn another Mac into an extended display

One very popular and fun iPhone / iPad app that I love to use is Avatron Software's Air Display. As we described in a First Look back in May of 2010, Air Display turns an iOS device into a small wireless monitor that can be used to display app windows from a Mac or Windows computer. Now...

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Avatron's Dave Howell on the future of Air Display, Air Sharing and Print Sharing

Last week at CES 2011 we met up with Dave Howell, whose Avatron Software has delivered three apps to the App Store so far. Air Display and Air Sharing are already TUAW favorites, and Print Sharing is a relatively new app targeting one feature specifically: printing to a shared printer directly from...

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