McDSP ships Retro Pack and Emerald Pack audio plug-ins

McDSP began shipping its pro-level audio plug-ins on Tuesday, including several new additions.

Apple releases public beta of Safari 4

Apple on Tuesday released Safari 4 public beta with many new features, including Top Sites and Cover Flow.

Airfoil update fixes issues with PowerPC computers

Audio streaming application Airfoil has been updated fixing issues with PowerPC-based machines receiving audio.

Neo Scene for Mac allows editing of AVCHD video

CineForm released a new Mac application allowing users to edit AVCHD and HDV files on their Mac.

Beta Monkey releases Brazilian drum samples

Beta Monkey Music released a new set of drum samples for those interested in creating music with Brazilian drums. Drum Werks XIV: The Brazilian Kitchen comes with a variety of styles and beats.

Analysis: What’s at stake in the Apple-Psystar case

Will a Psystar victory over Apple lead to industry wide chaos? Not likely, according to lawyers familiar with copyright laws.

NI updates Traktor Pro, Traktor Scratch Pro

Native Instruments released updates for its pro-level DJ software, Traktor Pro and Traktor Scratch Pro.

Earth Tone World Percussion Apple Loops released

Blue Fish Audio released a new set of Apple loops called Earth Tone World Percussion.

T-RackS 3 audio mixing and mastering classes offered

IK Multimedia is offering free mixing and mastering classes for its T-RackS 3 software.

WaveMachine Labs offers new drum samples for Drumagog

New samples have been released for drum replacement application, Drumagog. The samples are for new snares and distorted drums.

20-inch Cinema Display disappears from Apple Store

Apple has removed the 20-inch Cinema Display from its online store—typically a sign that the company has discontinued a product.

Pixelmator 1.4 adds new painting engine

Photoshop alternative, Pixelmator was updated with support for Photoshop brushes, as well as a new painting engine.

ScreenFlow 1.5 adds audio effects, WMV export

ScreenFlow 1.5 adds the ability to titling and text support as well as fixing several bugs that caused the application to crash.

Research firm: Mac sales fall six percent in January

NPD reports that Apple’s Mac sales fell six percent in January, while Windows PC sales grew 16 percent in the same period. An NPD analyst put the blame squarely on the pricing of Apple's products.

Gridiron Flow released as public beta

Gridiron Flow makes its debut on Wednesday as a public beta. Flow is designed for creative pros, allowing them to track assets in a project.