SerialMailer, TunnelBear, Yasu

updated 10:46 am EDT, Mon April 28, 2014 | Posted in Apps

SerialMailer 7.7.5 ($30) - SerialMailer is a tool for companies and individuals who wish to communicate with a large group of contacts without having to rewrite e-mails for each person. The v7.7.5 gains the ability to import Excel spreadsheets and RTF formatted text files. A bug that prevented the order of table columns from savings has also been fixed. [Download - 6.8MB]

TunnelBear 2.4 (free) - TunnelBear is a subscription-based virtual private network server that allows users to browse the internet privately. The latest release offers improved help, including a new diagnostics mode that can help users troubleshoot some problems. A few tunnelling issues that appeared in the most recent releases have also been resolved. [Download - 24.8MB]

Yasu 2.9 (free) - Yasu is a system utility that can be used to perform a specific group of maintenance tasks without the need for any Terminal commands. The application is simplistic by designed and presents users with a list of all maintenance processes that are available. Version 2.9 is now fully compatible with OS X Mavericks and is being districted as a developer signed app. The cache clearing routines have been completely rewritten and the order of processes has been changed to make more sense. [Download - 3MB]

Instacast 1.2 ($20) - Insacast is a podcast management app that allows users to keep track of all their favorite podcasts. This version features a completely new syncing engine that no longer syncs everything, but instead only small bits of data needed to reproduce the same state on every device. This approach saves network traffic, storage capacity, and battery power. [Download - 7.4MB]

Simplify 3.0.1 ($5) - Simplify is a small utility for controlling music playback from Spotify, Rdio, and iTunes. In the latest release, the mini-player can now be detached from the menubar and moved to anywhere on the display. Support has also been added for Vox, and an issue with Rdio track time synching has been fixed. [Download - 3.4MB]

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