updated 08:25 pm EST, Tue December 22, 2009
Panic offering limited beta for Transmit software
In brief: A beta program has been set up by Panic to test an upcoming release of its Transmit software. This limited beta carries the usual warnings attached to any ptr-release software and requires potential participants to register online. Meanwhile, professional photographer Chase Jarvis has announced the release of his new iPhone application, Best Camera. The photography utility features functions for both capturing and editing images directly on the mobile interface.
Panic, maker of the Transmit FTP client, has announced that it is looking for people to test a beta release of an upcoming update. Transmit allows users to upload, download, and delete files on an FTP server. The beta program is not open to everyone and requires potential testers to fill out a registration form. Only a select number of people will be selected and offered the opportunity to provide their feedback. Panic warns about the standard risks associated with beta testing a product, such as a common occurrences of bugs, glitches, and crashes. In addition, Panic has also recently added a blog to its website where customers can find information on future beta programs and other news.
A new photo application for the iPhone has been released by professional photographer Chase Jarvis. Best Camera can be used for capturing images on the mobile device, while users can also apply filters and effects. The application includes 14 different filters and effects can be combined in any order. Best Camera also includes tools that allow users to quickly share images via e-mail, Twitter, or Facebook.