DiskAid, Cobook, Ember

updated 10:46 am EST, Fri February 14, 2014 | Posted in Apps

DiskAid 6.2.4 ($30) - DiskAid is a tool for accessing the file system, applications, and data of any iOS device from a desktop. Users can transfer files and folders between their iOS device and computer, as well as read notes, export call history, save voice memos and more. New to this release is iOS 7.1 support, as well as an updated FileApp. [Download - 37.3MB]

Cobook 3.0.3 (free) - Cobook is an alternative address book for the Mac that can connect with social networks and automatically update contact cards. The software is capable of recognizing different types of information, such as e-mails, phone numbers, and addresses, and automatically placing them in the proper portion of a contact card. A bug with inactive sources has been fixed in this release. [Download - 4.7MB]

Ember 1.4.2 ($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. Version 1.4.2 will now play GIFs in the Image Viewer and changes the Ember browser user-agent as a user switches between device presets. [Download - 22.8MB]

VOX 2.0.1 (free) - VOX is a music-playback application that offers support for a wide range of audio formats. Version 2.0.1 reintroduces the ability to add files with drag-and-drop without replacing the currently playing track. Some inner hotkeys and support for global hotkeys is also included, along with numerous bug fixes. [Download - 10.8MB]

rubiTrack 3.3 ($40) - rubiTrack is a physical-activity monitoring and tracking program that supports outdoor activities such as running and bike riding. The v3.3 update adds lap control the the chart, which displays laps as interactive sections on the horizontal axis. A quick statistics popup is also now available directly in the chart, and WiFi sync checks have been added in order to avoid duplication of activities downloaded from the cloud on both ends of the sync. [Download - 8.2MB]

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