mac News and Updates

AtmoBar 3 lets you monitor Netatmo stations

AtmoBar 3 is a Mac app that lets you monitor your Netamo stations right from the Macintosh computer. The new version has been completely re written supporting newest Netatmo modules that includes wind and rain gauge. It also lets you keep track of outdoor and indoor temperature directly from the Mac’s menu bar.

AtmoBar 3 review

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SyncMate – Sync your Windows Mobile device with Mac

There are many people who switch to Mac and are completely clueless on syncing their Windows Mobile device to their Mac as there is no Activesync application for the Mac. Fear not, SyncMate is now there to rescue. It offers complete synchronization solution for syncing your Windows Mobile device with your Mac. It lets you synchronize Favorites, Contacts, Calendar, Notes in mobile device with their analogues Bookmarks, Address Book, iCal, Stickies on Mac OS.

Here are some features of this application:

  • iCal synchronization Calendar synchronization has never been so easy. Days, dates, years – you know everything. Never miss a day or a date! Synchronize calendar with SyncMate. Now you can sync your Google Calendar with SyncMate, too!
  • Сontacts synchronization With SyncMate we tried to help you keep your address books organized, both on your PDA and on your Mac. You can simply synchronize your phone or Pocket PC with your Mac and voila! Your both address books are complete. Synchronize your Google Contacts, too!
  • SMS reader Read all your text messages not even touching your mobile device! With SyncMate the whole list of your SMS is in front of you.
  • Device info plugin The most exact information about your Pocket PC right at your fingertips – all you ever wanted to know about your Pocket PC.

There are two versions of it: Free and Expert version. Expert version, although not freeware but offers many advantages over the free version like synchronization of Bookmark, Folders, iPhoto, iTunes and Notes.


Are you a Mac FanGirl?

I am a PC and I’m proud to be that way. But, there are thousands of Mac FanGirls around the world. Right? Here is the perfect way to show to the world your love for the Macs.

And it does not come cheap. It costs a whopping $100. I guess you do remember that Macs have never been cheaper. So, if you want to ‘wear’ the Mac attitude, it will come at a price.

Click here to know more about it

Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac Available Now

Do you run PPC-Mac? If yes, then Parallels Desktop 4.0 has something really nice for you to offer.

  • Built-in iPhone access for starting, stopping and managing your virtual machine from your handheld
  • Clips, a new proprietary screenshot sharing tool that lets you share captures between operating systems with a single click
  • Simultaneous device mounting in both Windows and OS X, so that manual switching of things like USB sticks and other removable storage devices
  • Multi-core processors and up to 8GB of RAM are now supported, with up to 256MB of video RAM possible
  • 64-bit computing support
  • Hypervisor adaptive resource management optimizes performance automatically based on your usage
  • PowerSaver improved battery management with battery status monitor in Windows VM
  • An SDK for developing third-party software compatible with Parallels, which could result in some interesting cross-platform applications

It also offers DirectX 9 and OpenGL 2.1 support!. Version 4.0 of Parallel Desktop makes the user experience smoother than ever.

It costs $79.90. Link to the official Parallel Desktop page

Europe's largest newspaper publisher switch to MAC

One of Europe’s largest newspaper publishers, Axel Springer AG, has announced plans to migrate its 10,000 employees and 150 newspapers in 30 countries to the Mac.

Axel Springer is doing what no company of its size has ever done.It plans to move its 12,000 desktops to nearly 100% Mac.

click here to watch the video on youtube.

company CEO Mathias Döpfner said:

“Most of the company’s layout work was already being done on Macs
“Macs are more user friendly than other computers
“Apple creates the most elegant computers
“Macs are cheaper to buy and easier to maintain than they were in the past.”

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