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January 21, 2014

Connect to Server, XMenu-Style

If you find yourself needing to mount remote volumes fairly often, here's handy way to do it from XMenu's User-Defined menu instead of littering your Desktop with aliases.

First things first… in XMenu's Preferences, you'll need the User-Defined menu On. Also, you'll need to mount a remote volume or machine and ideally be showing drive icons on your desktop. (more)

January 7, 2014

Code Snippets, XMenu-Style

Sometimes writing AppleScripts is monotonous. You end up typing the same thing over and over again. To this end we can buy a snippet organizer or we could use XMenu to assist. Here are two ideas to speed things up: … (more)

December 17, 2013

Organize your XMenu

You may not really think about it, but under-the-hood of each XMenu icon is a simple Finder folder. This means you can create subfolders within these folders to help organize the menu contents. (more)

November 13, 2013

Updates for EasyFind, ThumbsUp, and XMenu

We love the Mac and the Mac user community. Quality freeware is one of our ways to say thank you for your long-standing support! Today we have updated the find-file utility EasyFind, our image converter and thumbnail generator ThumbsUp, as well as the customizable menulet XMenu with new localizations, adjustments for Mavericks, and bug fixes. Visit the Download page popup: true or use the apps' built-in Check for Updates if available.

April 23, 2013

Spring Updates, Part Two

April 11 we updated DEVONthink and DEVONnote, this week it’s time for DEVONagent, DEVONsphere Express, EasyFind, PhotoStickies and XMenu. Enjoy new automation options in DEVONagent, search FoldingText files with DEVONsphere, and share files directly from EasyFind. (more)

February 4, 2013

Grid is Now Open-Source

Recently we had to pull the freeware application Grid from the App Store. Grid allows you to position windows using your keyboard and an on-screen grid. Unfortunately Apple's strict sandboxing rules no longer allow third-party apps access to e.g. the Accessibility kit which Grid needs to move the windows. (more)

February 29, 2012

Spring Cleaning (Means: Updates, Updates, Updates)

Spring is in the air on the northern hemisphere, which means: time for some spring cleaning here at DEVONtechnologies: DEVONsphere Express is still new on the App Store and we've already submitted the second update. Not enough, we've also updated all our other applications, too, from DEVONthink and DEVONnote to DEVONagent and our freeware apps.

November 3, 2011

One Day, Eight Updates, and a Brand New Freeware

It's update season here at DEVONtechnologies — and you shouldn't miss it! We have added new functionality and eye candy, made all apps faster and more reliable, and, of course, fixed dozens of bugs and glitches. And we have added a brand new freeware app: Grid!

August 15, 2011

Use PhotoStickies to Stay Up-to-Date

If you want to take part in the financial market hysteria PhotoStickies can be of help: Find a good live ticket image you want to keep an eye on and open it as an image sticky in PhotoStickies. Now use some of the filters to make it transparent and move it to the background layer. Voilà. No more reason for staying calm just because you "don't know". (more)