Brett Terpstra

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I've written about ExpanDrive in the past, but I haven't mentioned it since version 2.0. Version 4 is out now, and it's a major update to this app that allows you to mount remote servers and cloud s...

July 18th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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I was at WWDC last week, talking to developers about what they've done and what they're working on. Almost all of the apps I saw were impressive, but I can't write about most of them yet. One that stu...

June 11th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The short version of this post: Vox is a music player with a beautiful interface and an elegant feature set. I love it. Vox 1.0 was released today after being in public beta for a while. It's a fre...

August 6th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Agile Partners released SteadyTune for Mac today. It's a simple app that gives you a tuner for stringed instruments in your menu bar, and it's an amazingly accurate alternative to the tuners built i...

July 19th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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"Wait, who's Brett Terpstra? Does that guy still write here?" Yes, he does, on special occasions. The release of Lick of the Day 2.0 seemed like a decent reason to come out of hiding. Lick of the D...

May 20th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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AmpKit has just released a Mac version of its awesome iOS guitar effect and recording tool. Lucky me, I've had a preview version for a little while now, and I've really enjoyed putting it through...

November 21st 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Curio, one of my long-time favorite brainstorming and project management applications, has received a massive update with version 8. If you've never seen Curio, it's a highly visual environment f...

October 11th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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For those of us who nerd out about things like desktop wikis, VoodooPad 5 (from the creator of Acorn) is an exciting release. It brings new capabilities so powerful that they should come with a "fo...

April 26th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Those who know me know that Byword has become my favorite writing tool. I've been keeping my mouth shut about this release during the beta testing period, but I'm really excited to announce it's arri...

March 14th 2012 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Agile Partners (who've come up at TUAW a few times) have released GuitarToolkit 2.0, a major upgrade to the original app which adds extensive features and an iPad version. GuitarToolkit boasts a ra...

December 15th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments