SteerMouse, PowerUp, Hotspot Shield

updated 03:23 pm EST, Thu November 15, 2012 | Posted in Apps

SteerMouse 4.1.5 ($20) - SteerMouse is an advanced driver for USB and Bluetooth mice. The software allows users to assign various functions to buttons not supported by the default OS X drivers, including double-clicks, modifier clicks, and application switching. Version 4.1.5 fixes a problem that occurred when waking a Retina MacBook Pro from sleep, as well as an issue specific to Razer Bluetooth mice. [Download - 2.3MB]

PowerUp 1.5 ($10) - PowerUp is an active task manager that can help users organize their tasks into lists. Large projects can be broken down into smaller tasks, and as these tasks are completed the project's progress will be updated in real time. Issues related to use on Retina displays have been fixed with this update. [Download - 2.9MB]

Hotspot Shield 2.72 (free) - Hotspot Shield allows users to browse the internet anonymously through a VPN. The v2.72 update features a brand new interface, along with support for OS X Mountain Lion and 64-bit processors. Overall stability has also been improved. [Download - 2.9MB]

Boom 1.6 ($7) - Boom is a small tool for boosting the audio output of an entire system. The software includes a built-in equalizer with various presets, as well as the ability to create custom EQ settings. The v1.6 update has been optimized for Retina displays, and includes translations for Simplified Chinese, German, French, Spanish, and Italian. [Download - 8MB]

Calories 3.2.2 ($10) - Calories is a nutrition tracking and analysis utility with functions for sorting food into breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack categories. Issues related to printing and saving database backups have been solved with this update, and the preferences panel now respects Macs with lower resolution displays. [Download - 87.3MB]

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