updated 04:55 pm EDT, Mon August 26, 2013
Beta version available for users running preview of Mavericks
Maintain, a Mac applications developer, has released version 7.0 Beta 1 of system utility Cocktail. Cocktail is a digital toolset with a variety of features that lets users repair and optimize their system. The application offers a combination of maintenance tools and interface 'tweaks'. Anticipating Apple's fall release of OS X Mavericks 10.9, the latest beta version of the software is intended for users running a developer preview. Cocktail for OS X 10.8 and earlier is available with a Single User License for $20.
Rdio updated to version 2.3.1
Subcription-based music streaming service, Rdio, has updated its app for iPhone and iPad to version 2.3.1. For $15 monthly, users can access over 20 million songs, build playlists, and sync for offline listening. In the latest update, Rdio 2.3.1 offers station tuning, wherein one can adjust a station to play more familiar or adventurous tracks. Additionally, search functions have been improved with filters, and the Collection has been redesigned with a new album art view. Rdio for iOS is available free on iTunes.