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We've previously covered MindNode in both its iOS and OS X versions and the short version is that we liked them, they're handy and easy to use mind mapping apps. It's a regularly updated and well cared for app, though, with the universal version for iPhone and iPad having since gone through 14 further revisions since our January 2015 look. Now in its latest versions, MindNode 2.2.2 for OS X and MindNode 4.2.2 for iOS have added To Do tasks right into their maps. Given how often we use mind maps as the start of a process that concludes with a long To Do list, it's only surprising that we've never thought to hanker for this feature before.
Apple is apparently not done with feature changes and improvements to its Notes app for OS X and iOS. Interviewed by a Japanese Windows-oriented magazine, Apple marketing VP Brian Croll revealed that Notes will soon gain the ability to "capture" or import notes from Evernote, a popular notes web service, when OS X 10.11.4 is released. The update, which will likely be mirrored in iOS 9.3's release (which is also currently in beta) could prove a popular feature with users.
Late on Monday, Adobe announced that three of its web and image management programs had all received significant updates: Animate -- formerly known as Flash Professional, but now more of an HTML5 design program -- has been bumped up to Animate CC, a full member of the Creative Cloud family of apps, with many new changes. The company's Muse CC has also been updated to incorporate "responsive design" capabilities, and Bridge CC picks up photo downloader support under 10.11.x (El Capitan), automated cache management, and the ability to auto-stack panoramic and HDR images.
As reported earlier, Instagram has formally announced that it will roll out support for multiple accounts (up to five) in it's iOS app with an update that will bring the program to version 7.1.5. The feature has been one of the main attractions of third-party Instagram clients, but it is unclear if users must seek out an "add account" preference in the app, and some users are reporting that the ability to add accounts has not yet been added. The company says notifications "depend on when you last logged in, and the number of devices that are logged into that account," suggesting not all notifications across accounts will appear when logged into a given one.
On Monday, Apple released third betas of OS X 10.11.4, iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2, and tvOS 9.2 to developers, with changes -- if any -- from the previous betas largely unknown, except for an update in the new tvOS beta (for the fourth-generation Apple TV) that adds dictation support for searches using the Siri remote. OS X 10.11.3 continues to build on the previous beta's support for Live Photos in Messages, also seen in iOS 9.3 along with new feature Night Shift. The previous beta of watchOS brought a revamped Maps interface and the ability to pair more than one Apple Watch to a single iPhone.
App development has taken off in the last few years, making it increasingly difficult to stay on top of all the latest versions. To help all of you out, we here at MacNN are dedicated to sorting through new update releases, and highlighting some of the important ones, as well as showcasing apps that we find to be interesting. Today, we cover Twitter client Tweetbot, storage utility Together, video converter Permute, code manager Dash, project management software iTaskX, and label designer Labels & Addresses.
Late on Thursday, Apple quietly updated its Mac App Store listings for Final Cut Pro X and its subsidiary programs -- Motion and Compressor -- to add support for 4K exporting to Apple's own devices that can display UHD files, such as the iMac line. The update also introduces new sharing options along the same lines, adding the fourth-generation Apple TV, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro, and support for multiple YouTube accounts to the Sharing window's options. The update also adds a new AVC import option, and offers numerous bug fixes.
Apple Pay is now available at two million locations worldwide, according to a new report, in a year that should see rapid expansion of compatibility as US merchants update to point-of-sale (POS) terminals that support both mobile payment options and the new "chip-and-PIN" EMV debit and credit cards. A new Bloomberg article notes that a number of US chain restaurants and retailers will be adding Apple Pay and other NFC-based payment options to their stores, including Au Bon Pain, Chick-Fil-A, and Crate & Barrel.
App development has taken off in the last few years, making it increasingly difficult to stay on top of all the latest versions. To help all of you out, we here at MacNN are dedicated to sorting through new update releases, and highlighting some of the important ones, as well as showcasing apps that we find to be interesting. Today, we give you one last chance to pay what you want for our 2016 Mac Bundle, and cover some recent updates to video converter Permute, writing software Paragraphs, photo tagger Photo GeoTag, iTunes importer VideoDrive, organization software Devonthink Pro, and VPN service TunnelBear.
App development has taken off in the last few years, making it increasingly difficult to stay on top of all the latest versions. To help all of you out, we here at MacNN are dedicated to sorting through new update releases, and highlighting some of the important ones, as well as showcasing apps that we find to be interesting. Today, we bring you a great deal on the Mac Premium Bundle X8, and also cover some recent updates to system utility BetterTouchTool, backup software Carbon Copy Cloner, label designer Labelist, audio manager AudioMate, project management tool iTaskX, Instagram uploader Up, and BootCamp disk manager Camptune X.