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One of the great features of the Mac App Store is the notification system that tells you when there is an update to one of you apps. However as we've seen, unless you buy all your apps through the Mac App Store, you won't receive notice of updates to apps purchased or download outside the store. Lu...

January 7th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Have you been to VersionTracker.com lately? If you try today, you'll be redirected to the CNET site, where you'll get a brief explanation that the venerable VersionTracker site is now a branded part of the CNET empire. VersionTracker Pro, a paid feature, will be discontinued after the current subsc...

September 8th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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I don't know how I managed to avoid earlier versions of the Flyz Screensaver, but I just came across version 1.1.2 on VersionTracker and I am pleased to see they've "fixed a bug that was causing the flies and maggots to accumulate at the bottom-left corner of Intel Mac screens" and "increased the ma...

January 23rd 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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I could've sworn we've blogged this, but a peek at our extensive archives turned up nothing: App Update, like Widget Update, is a widget that acts like Software Update for all your non-Apple apps. It allows you to specify any extra directories where you store your apps if, like me, you put them wher...

September 18th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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VersionTracker has announced a new bundle offer included with purchases of VersionTracker Pro subscriptions. For the first 350 who purchase, renew or extend a VersionTracker Pro subscription, they will receive a free license to the new DivX Pro (a $19.99 value), which we blogged last month. DivX, as...

June 16th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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If you're just getting started with Boot Camp, you may want to head over to VersionTracker to check out their new Boot Camp Resource Center. You'll find a collection of troubleshooting and opinion articles from MacFixIt, as well as some links to basic Windows software compiled with the Mac user in m...

April 22nd 2006 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Über-blog Boing Boing is reporting today that VersionTracker.com has been contacted by lawyers representing Macrovision (who makes copy protection technologies found in many commercial DVD's) threatening them with legal action unless they remove download links to Mac the Ripper, software used t...

February 21st 2006 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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VersionTracker and MacFixIt have launched new MacIntel resource sites. The sites offer similar info, but are organized slightly differently. VersionTracker's Mac Resource Center has a growing list of MacIntel compatible software, along with MacIntel troubleshooting tips and news items. MacFixit's si...

January 12th 2006 at 10:45am 0 Comments