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Twitter has added a native function to its API for attaching images to posts, designed to make it easier for third-party developers to include photos with their applications' messages.
Apple wants you to know that it takes care of its migrating Leopards--even if they're not snow-colored. On Wednesday, the company released Migration Assistant for Mac OS X Leopard, to aid users in transferring files from a Mac running Leopard to one with Lion installed.
On Monday, Apple released Lion Recovery Disk Assistant, a tool that lets you create a Lion Recovery partition on an external hard drive.
Apple's Lion update may embrace multitouch gestures and trackpad shenanigans, but if you prefer a keyboard-based solution for your mousing and navigation, software company Many Tricks may have just the ticket for you -- Keymo, a new tool that allows users to move and orient their on-screen cursor by way of keyboard shortcuts.
In preparation for Lion's launch on Wednesday, Apple on Tuesday released a Migration Assistant update for Macs running Snow Leopard.
IMCapture for Skype for Mac OS X lets you record your audio and video Skype conversations in a host of formats for later viewing.
Macware, a Mac software publisher has released a new software bundle called MacKeeper, which includes 16 system utilities for performing a variety of tasks on a Mac computer.
The TiVo app now supports the iPhone, and it works with older DVRs, too.
Intego has launched VirusBarrier for iOS, which the company says in the first malware detection tool for iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches.
A plug-in for the Vim command-line text editor lets you control iTunes from the comfort of your keyboard.
Cloud Engines, the maker of Pogoplug "personal cloud" computing hardware, is adding software to its product lineup, this week announcing new and updated programs for computer and mobile devices.
Griffin has released its Bluetooth-powered Beacon, which turns your iOS device into a universal remote control.
One of the lesser-touted new features in iOS 5 is a brand new pre-installed app: Reminders. Here's how the built-in task manager works.
Mac security software firm Intego has released Backup Express, a backup and synchronization tool, in the Mac App Store.
Apple updated Find My iPhone late Monday. The app now better handles locating devices that are turned off or offline.