Forklift, a well-reviewed file-transfer app for the Mac is now on sale for just $0.99, down from the usual $29.99. The limited-time sale has propelled Forklift to be the number one top-paid app on the Mac App Store. Forklift supports file management and transfer for FTP, WebDav, Amazon S3, SMB, AFP and NIS. You might not use file transfer utilities as much now with Dropbox and iCloud taking over the role of remote file access, but Forklift is a useful file-transfer app to have when you need one.
Forklift on the Mac App Store
Hidden inside the latest OS X Lion 10.7.4 update is the system-level support of additional cameras for their RAW file formats. The new cameras include Canon 5D Mark III, Nikon D4, Nikon D800, Lumix GX-1 and Sony NEX-7. This is the full list:
- Canon EOS 5D Mark III
- Canon PowerShot G1 X
- Nikon D4
- Nikon D800
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX1
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ35
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ38
- Samsung NX200
- Sony Alpha NEX-7
- Sony NEX-VG20
OS X Lion: Supported digital camera RAW formats
It is easy to see why Paper app by FiftyThree is selected by the App Store as App of the Month. Created for iPad only, Paper is a beautiful app to capture your sketches of ideas, illustrations and notes. It might inspired you to become the next Picasso. Paper is free to download, additional tools can be added via in-app purchase.
Paper by FiftyThree on App Store
Bejeweled was one of the first downloadable games when Apple launched the App Store in 2006. Made by PopCap Games (also of Plants vs. Zombies fame), Bejeweled is a classic tile-matching puzzle game not to be missed in our App of the Week highlight.
Bejeweled on App Store
Apple has released a standalone program to remove the Flashback malware for Macs running OS X Lion. The Flashback Malware Removal Tool is build for Macs running OS X Lion without Java installed. It contains the same removal tool as the one found on Java 2012-003 security update released 2 days ago.
Download Flashback Malware Removal Tool
Here’s a quick iOS tip some of you might have forgotten. You can enable Caps Lock in iOS by simply double tapping on the Shift key. The Shift key will change to a blue color highlight as shown above. Tap the Shift button again to toggle off the Caps Lock.
If you’re not aware of Pinterest, check out its app for iOS which is a better way to use the site on your iPhone. Pinterest is a pinboard of the beautiful things in your life. So popular that Pinterest is now the third largest social networking site after Facebook and Twitter. Pinterest app is currently for iPhone only.
Pinterest on the App Store
Apple just released a second update to Java for OS X, a mere two days after the first update. Dubbed Java for OS X 2012-001 and Java for OS X 2012-002, these two updates patched the Java hole that allows the spread of Flashback botnet. Apply the patch as soon as possible using the usual Software Update on your Mac.
Flashback botnet is said to affect as much as more than 500,000 Macs at the moment. When affected by Flashback trojan, a Mac will be used to hijack search traffic with modified webpages displayed in the web browser. If you suspect your Mac is affected, please follow F-Secure’s removal instructions via Terminal.