Scanning Slideshow for macOS is a handy tool for photographers, display designers

Scanning Slideshow for macOS is a handy tool for photographers, display designers

Foil, Graphics & More's Scanning Slideshow for the Mac is a tool for photographers and display designers who need to show a slideshow or projection of images, and to update the show with newly shot images on the fly. It's up to version 1.0.3, which is a maintenance upgrade — although there are still some stability issues to be addressed.

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Office 365 now available at the Mac App Store

Office 365 now available at the Mac App Store

Personally, I prefer Apple’s iWork products (Pages, Numbers, Keynote), but  for those who feel otherwise, Office 365 is available for the first time on the Mac App Store, making it easy to download Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and other Microsoft apps. 

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Apple updates Pages, Keynote, Numbers for macOS (including Mojave)

Apple updates Pages, Keynote, Numbers for macOS (including Mojave)

Apple has released Pages 7.2, Keynote 8.2, and Numbers 5.2 for macOS. All add support for the Dark Mode in the upcoming macOS Mojave release and support for Continuity Camera, which allows you to take a photo with you iPhone and have it automatically appear in a document.

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Apple makes it easy to make Red Cross Donations to add Northern California fire victims

Apple makes it easy to make Red Cross Donations to add Northern California fire victims

Apple has added banners to the iTunes Store, Mac App Store, and Apple App Store for iOS allowing you to donate to the American Red Cross to support those who have been affected by the fires raging in Northern California. You can can donate $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, or $200, 100% of which goes to the Red Cross. 

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Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor updates now available at the Mac App Store

Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor updates now available at the Mac App Store

Apple’s Final Cut Pro X 10.4.1, Motion 5.4.1., and Compressor 4.4.1 are now available at the Mac App Store for $299.99, $49.99, and $49.99, respectively, for new users. They’re free upgrades for current users. Announced last week the upgrades add support for Apple’s ProRes RAW format and advanced closed captioning tools.

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AWT News Update: December 1, 2017

AWT News Update: December 1, 2017

Wow, it's December already? We have a trio of time-related stories for you today that all have to do with things that should happen by the end of the year:

  • Apple let developers know that they need to submit only 64-bit Mac apps to the Mac App Store starting January 1st
  • Remember the promise from Amazon that the Prime Video app would be available for tvOS by the end of the year? TidBITS blogger Josh Centers says they're still promising the release by the end of December
  • Expect iOS 11.2 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 to show up soon -- like next week. The sixth beta shipped to developers today
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