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Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition now out on OS X

In case you missed the announcement last week, the Enhanced Edition of the classic RPG Baldur's Gate (that previously came to the iPad) is now available on Mac OS X. You can pick it up directly from Beamdog's website for US$19.99 right now, and we're told it's incoming to the Mac App Store very...

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Apple discounts OS X task managers in new Get Stuff Done promotion

Apple launched a new three-week promotion on OS X productivity apps. The Get Stuff Done offer starts this week and features a handful of task managers. We've already told you about Things 2, which is available at 50% off its regular price of $49.99. Also included in the sale are Todo ($6.99),...

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Weekend Poll: Should Apple ditch year branding for its iLife and iWork software?

According to Apple, "Pages '09 is both a streamlined word processor and an easy-to-use page layout application. It allows you to be a writer one minute and a designer the next, always with a perfect document in the works." Pages '09 was last updated on December 4, 2012. It is a vital, active an...

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Daily iPhone App: Desktop Apps lets you browse the Mac App Store on your iOS device

One drawback to Apple's Mac App Store is that you can't browse through the app catalog on your iPhone or iPad when you have some time to kill. Thanks to Desktop Apps from Onoko International Limited, you can now browse, search and even share interesting OS X apps all from your iOS device. Des...

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Apple announces the Mac App Store's Best of 2012

Just as they did for the iOS App Store, Apple has announced the best Mac apps of 2012 in the Mac App Store. The App of the Year award went to Day One (US$9.99), the popular simplified journaling app. The first-person role playing game, Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Ultimate Edition ($39.99) took ...

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Apple rejects Mac app update that shows iTunes 11 notifications

An app update has been rejected from the Mac App Store for using Notification Center in a way Apple says is wrong. Listening To is a US$1.99 app by developer Sherief Farouk, and the whole point of the app is to get a notification whenever iTunes plays a new music track. It seems straightforward...

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OS X Mountain Lion Supplemental Update 2.0 fixes keychain errors

Everybody's favorite cat, OS X Mountain Lion, has a new update this morning. But don't be surprised if you don't see it under the Updates tab in the Mac App Store -- OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2.0 is "recommended for all Mac systems introduced in 2012." According to the upd...

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BioShock 2, Call of Duty 4 and more OS X games on sale

With Thanksgiving just a week away in the US, several Mac game publishers already are dropping the prices on their Mac App Store titles in celebration. We're talking some steep discounts on some triple-A games, including: Galaxy on Fire 2 Full HD on sale for $9.99, down from $19.99. ...

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Nice roundup of Markdown-ready Mac apps

Markdown can be a huge time saver, once you figure out how to use the lightweight markup language. Learning it, though, can be daunting to those with little or no prior knowledge of HTML. To help get you started, Appstorm recently published a list of over 35 different OS X apps that support the...

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Friday Favorite: Voila captures your screen with ease, on sale now

Given the issues with my former screen-capture app-of-choice Skitch, I recently went on the hunt for a replacement that can grab screenshots and handle video capture. I've finally landed on Voila. While it isn't perfect, Voila offers plenty of functionality and does almost everything I need. ...

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Apple updates Final Cut Pro X

Though not announced during its big October event, Apple also included Final Cut Pro X in its list of apps that the company updated yesterday. The latest version (10.0.6) of the video editing software now supports native RAW editing of content from RED cameras, lets you expand multichannel audi...

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Tweetbot for Mac arrives on the OS X App Store ... at a hefty price

Tweetbot is the favorite iOS Twitter client of many of the TUAW bloggers, and some of us have jumped on the App.Net client -- Netbot -- from developer Tapbots as well. Tweetbot for Mac has been in beta for quite a while, and now the app is available on the App Store for US$19.99. In this post, I'...

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Pocket Planes coming to Mac, getting animated shorts

Here's an interesting pair of announcements from NimbleBit, the makers of the hit freemium games Tiny Tower and Pocket Planes. First up, Pocket Planes is coming to the Mac App Store. Starting this Thursday (at this link, which doesn't work yet but will when the game is live), players will be ab...

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Gemini now finds duplicates in iPhoto and iTunes

Gemini from MacPaw is one of those utilities you don't use every day, but is extremely handy to have around. The OS X software excels at finding duplicate files on internal drives, external drives or network volumes. It scans a folder at lightning speed, while giving you the option to view your...

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Kindle 8 for Mac adds gesture support

Amazon has released an update to its Kindle app for the Mac that includes support for gestures like panning and swiping on Macs that are running Lion or greater. Kindle users now also have the ability to view the richer formatting available in Kindle Format 8 books. Other changes include improv...

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