The Omni Group has announced that OmniFocus 2 for Mac, the latest version of their popular project and task management application, has entered the final testing phase, on track for a June release. The app was originally previewed last year, and met with positive reception from testers. But after viewing some feedback, and seeing the directions OS X and iOS were moving in, the Omni Group decided to reexamine OmniFocus 2, particularly the design.
Microsoft OneNote for Mac is now official and is available to download from the Mac App Store. We heard just last week that it was on the way, and Microsoft hasn't disappointed. OneNote has been absent from the Mac until now, but what has been delivered looks in every way a full featured experience.
Password manager 1Password for Mac has been updated to version 4.2, adding several new capabilities to the app, including a number of improvements to 1Password mini. Improvements have also been made to AutoSave, item editing, and backups in version 4.2.
I currently have two Macs in my workflow, a 13" MacBook Air and a 27" iMac. My iMac is my main work machine in my home office while I use my MacBook Air on the go. For the most part the docks on both are mirror images of each other. I have loads of apps on both of my Macs, but I depend on certain ones a lot more than others. Here's a look at the ones that currently earn a spot in my dock...
iTunes users who've dabbled in Android might be familiar with DoubleTwist, which has now brought its latest creation, AirPlay Recorder, to the Mac. Simply put, this app will take your iTunes Radio stream, record it, and leave it for you to listen back to time and time again.
TextExpander for Mac has been updated to version 4.2.1, with fixes and smaller improvements galore. Among the issues fixed with this release are excessive CPU use after multiple expansions, as well as a timing issue that could lead to crashes during expansions.
Studiometry has been updated to version 11.1, bringing sub-projects, resource management, and more to the project management app. To create a sub-project, simply drag and drop one project on top of another. This helps you compartmentalize and segregate your different projects.
If you're using Google's Picasa photo application for Mac – and Windows – then the latest update will bring you a new, Google+ Auto Backup application. It works much like the feature does on mobile; unlimited uploads to your Google Drive at 2048px wide, or full resolution backups as your storage allows.