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30.10.2014 06:45 Age: 4 yrs
By: Eric Böhnisch-Volkmann

Autumn updates for DEVONsphere Express, PhotoStickies, and XMenu

Coeur d'Alene (Idaho, USA), October 30th, 2014. — DEVONtechnologies, LLC updates its smart desktop assistant DEVONsphere Express with performance improvements and fixes for OS X Yosemite. PhotoStickies 5.6.7 and XMenu 1.9.8 bring Yosemite adjustment and bug fixes, too. The updates are free and recommended for all users.

DEVONsphere Express provides users with relevant data while they're working on their Mac. Version 1.8 adds support for Finder and Open Meta tags, Scapple files, and diagnostic reports. It also uses Open Graph properties of HTML pages and web pages to provide more accurate results.

On OS X Mavericks and later version 1.8 indexes email messages again. The update also reduces DEVONsphere Express' CPU usage and improves its performance and reliability.

PhotoStickies shows photos and web cams on the desktop. XMenu lets the user access documents, apps, and text snippets from the menu bar. Both new versions bring necessary changes for OS X Yosemite.

"DEVONsphere Express gives users contextually relevant information at any time without changing their workflow. And it finds that document with its extensive search language that didn't turn up in Spotlight. As a menu extra it stays out of the way but is always there when needed. When called it looks at what the user is working on and provides a focused wealth of information. Our unique AI technology, seamlessly integrated into the Mac environment," comments Eric Böhnisch-Volkmann, President of DEVONtechnologies.

Availability and pricing

DEVONsphere Express, PhotoStickies and XMenu require an Mac running OS X 10.6.8 or later. They can be downloaded from and DEVONsphere Express be test-driven for free before it needs to be properly licensed. DEVONsphere Express can also be purchased as bundle together with DEVONthink and/or DEVONagent Express in DEVONtechnologies' online shop.

  • DEVONsphere Express: US $9.95
  • PhotoStickies: free
  • XMenu: free

More information

Customers find more information about our apps on the DEVONtechnologies website. Eric Böhnisch-Volkmann also posts news, opinions, previews, and public betas in his blog Devonian Times.

Corporate background

DEVONtechnologies LLC creates end-user and server applications for the Mac and iOS platforms that enhance productivity, organization, and user experience with unique artificial intelligence technology. All applications are focused on both ease of use and satisfying the needs of even the most savvy users. The underlying DEVONtechnology is a flexible and versatile foundation that can be used for a large range of purposes from databases, data mining, and information retrieval to human-computer interfaces. DEVONtechnologies LLC was founded 2002 and incorporated 2004, and is today headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA.
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