Rdio, Transmit, Dropbox

updated 10:12 am EDT, Fri May 10, 2013 | Posted in Apps

Rdio 2.19 ($5) - Rdio is a desktop app that allows users to browse through Rdio's collection of streaming music. The software allows users to control music playback with the computer's built-in media keys, and can use metadata matching to automatically populate a Rdio collection. In the latest release users can now sign in and sign up with Facebook. [Download - 26.4MB]

Transmit 4.4 ($34) - Transmit is an FTP client that can handle files transfer and sync operations via several protocols, including FTP, WebDAV, and Amazon S3. Version 4.4 adds the option to modify the S3 server address for non-Amazon S3-compatible servers, and fixes an issue that occurred when connecting to some Sharepoint servers via WebDAV. [Download - 30.8MB]

Dropbox 2.0.10 (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. Several bugs have been fixed in this update, including an issue with icon overlays not updating on Mac OS X Tiger. [Download - 29.1MB]

TelnetLauncher 3.0 ($15) - TelnetLauncher allows users to bookmark and launch Telnet, SSH, SFTP, and just about any other Terminal command. Version 3.0 is a complete rewrite of the software that introduces the ability to open a group of sessions in a tabbed terminal window. Also included is the ability to create "File Drop" shortcuts allowing the user to run a terminal command with the file path of the dropped file or files. [Download - 4.6MB]

HoudahGeo 3.4 ($30) - HoudahGeo enables users to link photos to the location where they were taken. Photos can be pinned to their respective locations, removing the need for a digital camera with built-in GPS capabilities. The latest release adds the ability to load track logs from QR codes created by the gps4cam iPhone app. In addition, the software can also now infer clock settings when given the exact time a photo was taken. [Download - 11.8MB]

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