Archive | April, 2012

Flux 4 – One step closer to being the DreamWeaver killer

30 Apr

London, UK. 11th April 2012

Flux 4 is the latest release of the Flux website development tool from TheEscaper. Flux has been one of those best kept secrets of the Apple Mac for sometime now; highly regarded as one of the best web development products on the Apple Mac with some reviewers claiming it to be the DreamWeaver killer.

Version 4 of Flux has seen some new functionality; which has moved it one step closer to being that DreamWeaver killer product of claims.

Flux 4 contains the following new functionality as taken from the Flux 4 product website :

  • Embedded Inspector – Do everything from a single window.
  • FreeCode – FreeCode allows you to code however you want, but still allows you to make changes visually.
  • All New FTP – FTP and SFTP completly re-written, rock solid and dependable.
  • Gradients – A graphical CSS gradient editor makes this complex area simple, and you can easily export the gradients as images for backwards compatibility.
  • Image Maps – Full support for MAP and AREA tags, complex poylgons can be easily manipulated.
  • AutoComplete – AutoComplete knows your code, completing tags, colors, even image paths.

For more information on Flux 4 please visit the product website : http://www.theescapers.com/flux/

 

First Raspberry Pi’s to be delivered

13 Apr

UK, 13th April 2012

The first batch of the Raspberry Pi’s computers are to be issued to buyers. The cheap bare bones tiny computer is finally; after production issues; to be sent out to early buyers of the system.

Those eager fans that were first to order; it has been reported that they should receive their Raspberry Pi by 20th April. This first production batch has been delayed twice now; firstly due to a wrong component being soldered to the circuits and second time over confusion about electromagnetic testing.

With these first batch of Raspberry Pi’s about to go out; hopefully they will be able to start selling to the public again soon.

NewBlueFX has announced the release at NAB 2012 of their Titler Pro for Mac NLEs

10 Apr

LA JOLLA, CA, April 9, 2012

The video effects company NewBlueFX has announced the release of their acclaimed Titler Pro product that will be compatible with Mac and Mac Non-Linear Editor programs including Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X.

 

With this release Titler Pro will be one of only a few plug-in solutions available for the Final Cut Pro products on the Mac.

 

As of 16th April Titler Pro will be be available for the following Mac and Windows based NLEs :

  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Premiere Pro/CS5
  • Sony Vegas Pro 10/11
  • Avid Media Composer 5/6
  • Grass Valley EDIUS 6

Link-Assistant competition, win one of two licenses for their SEO PowerSuite tools

4 Apr

4th April 2012

Link-Assistant.com have provided two  licenses of their SEO PowerSuite as prizes in a competition running until Friday 13th April 2012.

 

SEO PowerSuite is a collection of four tools :

Rank Tracker 

With Rank Tracker a website owner can quickly and easily check hundreds of critical search engines to see how their website is positioned in search results for each keyword that is important to the website. This ranking can be monitored over time using the reports and graphs showing which keywords and phrases have proved best for site recognision. 

 

Website Auditor

Website Auditor allows a website owner to quickly check for any problems or issues with their site that could visitors to your site to bounce back out again. With Website Auditor you can have an optimized and error free site giving the best user satisfaction. With user satisfaction and a better user flow you will get more user returns to a website.

 

SEO SpyGlass

SEO SpyGlass will give a webmaster answers for those critical questions they want to ask. Where did my competitor get their high ranking links from and where can they get them? What anchor text should they use to outrank in their niche? How many links will it take to propel their site to the top of the search results?

 

SEO SpyGlass aids in finding the best backlinks and finding out what backlinks your competitor is using to gain their place in the search engine rankins.

 

Link Assistant 

Backlinks are an important part of ranking high in search engine results. Backlinks on great link partners can propel you to the top. Link Assistant takes all the hassel out of finding link partners for a site and managing those link partners on the website.

 

If you want to get hold of a license then follow this link to the competition : SEO PowerSuite Competition

Studiologic are to release their first fully fledged Synth

3 Apr

From NAMM 2012

Studiologic are to release their first fully fledged Synth. Know for making great controllers, they have partnered with Waldorf for a monster Virtual Analog device; which is to include wavetables from the PPG of old. The layout is a logical flow and anyone that has tinkered with old style analog synthesis will get to grips with this synth fast.

You can use 3 oscillators and a noise generator which are fed into multimode filters with 12/24db/octave, 2 lfo’s plus the wheel lfo and 2 FX.

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