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TomTom iPhone app released on New Zealand App Store

08/16, 11:35pm

TomTom app ships in NZ

The TomTom iPhone application has been made available from both the New Zealand and Australian App Stores, according to iPhoneclub. The app offers four separate maps for purchase: U.S. and Canada, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Despite the software release in both New Zealand and Austraia, the app has not been made available elsewhere and no firm release date has been announced by TomTom.

Photo comparisons of matte, glossy display MBPs

08/16, 10:40pm

Matte display MBP photos

Photo comparisons between the glossy and matte- 15-inch MacBook Pro displays have been posted in a MacRumors forum. The photographs detail the difference in glare between the two models. The new matte display notebooks replace the glossy glass screen and bezel with a metal bezel and a separate anti-glare panel. Inknoise, the user who posted the pictures suggests they "kind of miss the nice glossy look on rare occasions," but goes on to say there is a prominent value to the matte display when using it outside.

Apps: Textual, MovieConverter Studio, Kasino

08/16, 10:35pm

App Update

Textual 1.5 ($25) is used to edit and reformat configuration files, large text files or other text documents. The application is aimed at providing more exclusive text editing tools, with functions such as syntax highlighting, code folding and split views. The latest version offers a revamped interface, while adding support for Cobol, Nimrod, PowerPro, SML, Sorcus, Taci, and Tal Syntax. [Download - 46.2MB]

Mission Critical Studios debuts Dr. Nano for iPhone

08/16, 10:20pm

Dr. Nano for iPhone

Mission Critical Studios has released Dr. Nano, a game for the iPhone and iPod touch that has players traveling throughout the human body. During the 3D game, users take control of Dr. Nano as he shrinks himself and tries to save his patients from the inside out. The game consists of 21 different levels with a variety of goals such as destroying viruses, shaking off white blood cells or removing blood clots -- all while flying around the human body in a Foglet Nano submarine.

Review: Blue Microphones Mikey

08/16, 4:05pm

Blue Mics Mikey Review

With audio recording finally moving down into the home after years of being largely confined to studios, Blue Microphones has decided to follow suit by launching one of its first sub-$100 dedicated audio devices, the Mikey. But can piggybacking on an iPod provide a complete, properly high quality means of getting audio for a company used to providing the whole solution? We answer this in our Mikey review.

Boinx Software intros FxTiles for Final Cut 7

08/16, 2:50pm

FxTiles for Final Cut 7

Boinx Software and Noise Industries have announced the FxTiles software collection of 3D filters and transitions are now available for Apple's Final Cut 7. The series of plug-ins are designed for both video and post-production users, and are based on FxFactory visual effects architecture. Some of the 3D filters and transitions include a Flip filter which divides the source image into tiles and then flips them into 3D space, and a Flip & Reveal transition which divides source images into tiles and flips them in 3D space, delivering the same portions of the destination image.


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