Graphic Node introduces DesiGN Market – Templates for macOS — Graphic Node has introduced DesiGN Market – Templates, a macOS utility that offers templates packed with productivity and graphics designed for a variety of productivity suites and image editing applications.
DesiGN Market – Templates 1.0 is a free-download on the Mac App Store; you can try out any five items free. After that, unlimited access to the app’s regularly updated content is unlocked via a subscription plan — either US$4.99 per month, or US$29.99 annually. [Don’t you just hate subscription plans? I feel like I may as well just hand over my banking details and let them take what they want. That’s one of the reasons I am excited MacPhun/Skylar – see below – is serious about becoming and Adobe competitor. It’s also why I never signed up to Apple Music.]
Apple hires former BBC and Channel 4 exec, Jay Hunt — Apple has brought on board BBC and Channel 4 executive Jay Hunt, the company’s first high-profile broadcasting executive hire outside of the US, the Financial Times reports. She will start at Apple in January 2018 and be part of the team with a $1 billion budget for original content creation, the article adds.
MacPhun is becoming Skylum — In its first three years, MacPhun released close to 60 different applications. Most of these apps were far from photography, but the biggest successes came from MacPhun’s photography applications. There were over 20,000,000 downloads of FX Photo Studio, Silent Film Director and Perfect photo. In 2012, MacPhun received its first recognition from Apple when Snapheal was named among the Best Apps on the App Store.
This year, after success with Aurora and Luminar [these are great apps], MacPhun made Windows versions available for the first time, and since it’s no longer a Mac-only developer, the Skylum name will take over from early next year.
Jamf accelerates Mac growth in the enterprise with Microsoft EMS partnership — At this week’s Jamf Nation User Conference, Brad Anderson, corporate vice president at Microsoft, demonstrated Jamf’s integrated solution with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), which provides automated compliance management for Mac devices accessing applications set up with Azure AD authentication.
How to bypass macOS High Sierra’s APFS Conversion — Do you want to how to upgrade to macOS High Sierra without converting to the new APFS filesystem? This makes a certain amount of sense, in certain applications anyway, since Apple File System is still fresh and new. The file system also has limitations that might be a deal-breaker for some, like its incompatibility with hard links to directories. Apple has quietly included a way to bypass the APFS conversion [if you’re a general user, I wouldn’t even consider this!].
How to find the email you need in macOS High Sierra — It’s easy to find the email you need in macOS High Sierra. When you use the Mail in full screen , new messages automatically open in split view, so it’s easy to refer to other messages in your inbox as you write.