Bangers: Gamified Electronic Music Remixing for iOS

Patchworks has released Bangers 1.0.1, an update to their innovative iPhone app. Bangers allows everyone to become a producer by creating their own versions of their favorite dance and electronic anthems via an interactive gaming platform.

 

Bangers will change the way people relate to music. Being a music fan is no longer a passive experience. Bangers is an innovative iPhone app set to transform the musical landscape by letting fans, artists and amateur beat-makers alike play, remix and create unique songs, turning the music consuming experience interactive. Bangers allows everyone to become a producer by creating their own versions of their favorite dance and electronic anthems via an interactive gaming platform.

The app offers over 70 songs to choose from, along with a huge library of soundpacks. Players can also compete with other Bangers users to grab a place on the top 20 Bangers chart.

 

Bangers 1.0.1 is free (with in-app purchases) and is available through the App Store. A subscription service via in-app purchase grants unlimited access to all of Bangers’ wide-ranging soundpacks, features and songs.

Packing Pro is a New York Time ‘Travel App Worth Downloading’

The New York Times on June 28, 2016 published an article entitled “10 Free (or Cheap) Travel Apps Worth Downloading” which recommended QuinnScape’s Packing Pro as not only one of the worthy 10, but also as one of only “three that are worth your money.”

 

Packing Pro is a New York Time 'Travel App Worth Downloading'

Packing Pro is an iOS mobile travel packing list app that features unlimited, 100% customizable packing lists, an extensive, yet flexible, catalog, handy sample lists, iCloud auto-sync and various list sharing options.

 

Features include:
* Multi-item selection from catalog for speedy list building
* Multi-item editing for easy list & catalog management
* Collapsable categories with floating headers & running item tallies
* List sorting & filtering by packing status, priority, need to buy, bag and/or person
* Item, weight and value totals & subtotals
* Item images to eliminate any confusion – never again pack the wrong item
* Item & list alerts for user-set reminders
* Email export for file sharing
* Wireless printing
* Fully customized device support for all sizes of iPhone, iPod touch & iPad
* Full multi-lingual support for English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Japanese & Chinese

 

Packing Pro also offers users the following Pro-level features:
* iCloud auto-syncing support
* Expert packing list wizard that can “automagically” create a list
* Email, iTunes, AirDrop, Dropbox & Box file sharing, backup & out-of-app editing support
* Customized design (themes, layout, fonts, colors, textures)
* Double-sized Master Catalog with over 800 items and to-do tasks
* Twice as many sample lists
* Smart Search (lists & catalog)

 

Packing Pro is a universal iOS app that is available in the App Store for $2.99. The basic Packing (+TO DO!) sells for $0.99.

Maintain Releases Cocktail 9.3.2 (El Capitan Edition)

Maintain has released Cocktail 9.3.2 (El Capitan Edition). Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets users clean, repair and optimize their Macs. The new version adds the ability to disable volume and brightness control screen overlays and addresses previous issues with System Integrity Protection. It also adds support for upcoming OS X 10.11.6 and adds compatibility with the latest versions of supported web browsers.

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. The application serves up a perfect mix of maintenance tools and tweaks, all accessible through a clean and easy to use interface. Cocktail’s features are arranged into five categories that helps you manage various aspects of your computer. It also comes with an automatic Pilot mode that allows you to simply press a button and relax, knowing that Cocktail will take care of the rest.

What’s New:
* Added ability to disable volume and brightness control screen overlays (System – Misc)
* Added compatibility with the latest versions of supported web browsers
* Addresses some issues with System Integrity Protection
* Resolves an issue in which the uninstaller may fail to reset Dock settings to their default values
* Improvements on the “Clear CrashReporter logs” procedure
* Added OS X 10.11.6 compatibility
* Overall performance improvements
* Updated Help files

 

Cocktail is $19.00 for a single user license and is available for purchase from the Maintain website. A trial version is available for download.