Black Hole, AppDelete, iStat Menus

updated 10:25 am EDT, Thu July 8, 2010 | Posted in Apps

Black Hole 1.0 (free) - Black Hole is a new application that allows users to delete sensitive information from the Mac, as well as automate operations such as emptying the trash and quitting applications. It can be used to delete files and folders while bypassing the trash, along with clearing all recent items. The ability to close Safari tabs and windows is included as well. [Download - 4MB]

AppDelete 3.1.2 ($8) - Reggie Ashworth has launched a new 3.1.2 version of AppDelete, its tool for deleting any application and its related items. The update provides a variety of performance enhancements and optimizations, including better memory usage. New Chinese localization has also been added, along with a bug fix for removing items from the trash. [Download - 3.5MB]

iStat Menus 3.02 ($16) - iStat Menus 3.02 is designed to monitor Macs right from the menubar, and provides information such as CPU and memory usage. New to the software is improved stability, and added support for sensor monitors on 2010 MacBook Pros and Mac minis. Enhanced city-searching functionality is also provided, amongst other bug fixes and improvements. [Download - 6.4MB]

myBlogEdit 3.4.1 (free) - myBlogEdit 3.4.1 works as an easy-to-use weblog editor that provides tools for managing and publishing entries, as well as uploading files or images. The latest release offers improved support for both ExpressionEngine and the website publishing software Drupal. Additionally, the update fixes an issue with Markdown and other minor glitches. [Download - 8.8MB]

HotSale 1.4.9 ($60) - A new 1.4.9 version of HotSale, a point-of-sale management utility that can be used to keep track of inventory, sales, customers, and rented items, has been released. The upgrade offers an enhanced automatic e-mail feature and extends e-mail functionality to support all reports. A printing error has also been fixed, in addition to other minor enhancements are included. [Download - 16MB]

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