Screens, Dropbox, Airfoil

updated 10:52 am EDT, Tue May 20, 2014 | Posted in Apps

Screens 3.0.4 ($35) - Screens is a screen sharing and VNC client that can be used to connect remotely to any Mac, Windows or Linux computer. Support is included for controlling a computer with gestures, while a scrollable shortcuts toolbar gives quick access to other functions. The latest release offers improved stability and performance, and also includes a fix for connection issues with OS X 10.5. [Download - 10.9MB]

Dropbox 2.8.2 (free) - Dropbox is a desktop utility that creates a special Finder folder that automatically syncs with an online web storage account. This can be used to backup files to the cloud, or to quickly synchronize files between multiple computers. A problem that prevented preferences from opening on OS X 10.4 has been fixed, along with an issue that resulted in reoccurring notification messages. [Download - 36MB]

Airfoil 4.8.5 ($25) - Airfoil is a software utility that can send audio files to AirPort Express units and Apple TVs, as well as other Macs and PCs. A regression that occurred when playing to Airfoil Speakers on Windows, Android, and Linux has been fixed with this update. [Download - 15.5MB]

Transmission 2.83 (free) - Transmission is a BitTorrent client that features full encryption, file selection, automatic port forwarding, and more. Version 2.83 adds a new share option to the File and Context menus, and fixes a network hanging issue that could occur when both UTP and DHT were enabled. [Download - 5MB]

Ember 1.6 ($50) - Ember is a digital scrapbooking app that can be used to store and organize websites, photos, apps, and many other things. Any content added to the app can be organized into collections, while tags can be used to further sort items. The v1.6 update can now sync via Dropbox as well as iCloud, and includes fixes for a number of reported bugs. [Download - 21.9MB]

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