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CrazyTalk Animator 2 is a fully-featured animation tool designed for quick and easy avatar animation and storytelling thanks to its Universal Character system and its innovative puppeteering tools.
TuneUP for mac plugs right into your iTunes library to deal with all that cleaning up and organisation stuff. Track names are filled it along with artist information, you can clean up and de dupe songs along with applying album artwork
OS X Mavericks will introduce iCloud Keychain, a way to not only safely store your passwords between devices but also create new random passwords when registering on websites. If you haven’t turned on iCloud Keychain during the setup process, when you come to fill out a form or register to a website you’ll be prompted to do so.
OS X Mavericks Activity Monitor gets a few new features and tabs, one of them being Energy. This monitors the energy impact an app will have on your battery life. Unsurprisingly flash scores a whoppingly high figure when it comes to battery drainage. Think of this as an almost dummies guide to what’s killing your battery life.
Welcome to the Circus of Values! BioShock and BioShock 2 both 50% off SRP from 23rd August to 3rd September! AAA titles are making their way to the mac at long last and let’s hope it’s not too much longer that one …
PixelPumper 1.2.1 has just been released with support for HTML editing, online drafts and a whole host of bug fixes. Alas it does come in the form of a rather price add on for £7.99 then again compared to other blog offerings it might not seem that bad a price
Act quickly to Max Payne 3 for Mac now 75% off at Steam. For me Max Payne 3 felt a little too talky at first as if trying to shoe horn in the noir game styling but once the controls are setup properly and you settle down into the game it’s really ruddy good.
Glui certainly shook things up on it’s release taking the contender skitch full on and beating it quite comprehensively. To celebrate the latest update Glui is FREE for the week and there’s a whole host of updates.
Running windows on my Mac has been a godsend for me. Ok so it means I pay for 2 operating systems but that is a small price to pay to have Office running without lag and use some windows apps that aren’t available for mac. But the question I keep asking myself is what one is better, Parallels 8 vs Fusion 5?