Mac Apps

News Anchor 2.2 is 42% off for this week only


To celebrate the lunar new year and the launch of the independently distributed version of News Anchor, Basil Salad Software is offering a 42% discount of News Anchor. This offer is only available until 15 February 2011 and applicable only to the version of News Anchor downloaded from the website. Customers will need to enter coupon code RABBIT when ordering to be eligible for the discount.


News Anchor is the revolutionary feed reader available exclusively for the Mac. Unlike other RSS readers that simply copy the design of e-mail applications, News Anchor presents web feeds as a television-like news show using the Mac’s voice system. With News Anchor, you can now enjoy news feeds with your breakfast and don’t need to worry about spilling food on your keyboard.


Features, benefits, and advantages of News Anchor:
* Generate news channels automatically based on the feeds of your choice
* One-click, hands-free operation. News Anchor relieves you from needing to use the mouse or keyboard to get to the next article in your reading list
* Apple Remote support – control playback with your Mac’s infrared remote
* Off-line operation – News Anchor can present the news even when your Internet connection is not active
* Instant-on and always ready – News Anchor can update its data in the background even while it is not running, therefore you can always enjoy the latest news immediately on launching the application
* Take it anywhere – News Anchor can create podcasts of news feeds that you can play in any digital music player (any player that can play MP4/AAC format such as the iPod, iPhone, or iPad)

New features in version 2.2:
* New "kitty" presenter
* In-application help file


Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: