If you've ever used the app Knock to unlock your Mac with an iPhone, you've probably felt a little bit like living in the future. But the developer of that software has much grander designs in mind, with a forthcoming release eyeing the ability to automatically sign into everything you do on the Mac. No word on when such a feature might arrive, but the Knock folks are taking on beta testers to help out. And with that, here's a fresh round of updates before we enjoy a work-free 4th of July, and we'll see you back here on Monday, July 7!
For serious photographers, being able to create a slideshow to present their work is essential -- and it's difficult to think of a slideshow application more essential than FotoMagico, which earned a coveted 5/5 score from us when we reviewed version 4. Last week, developer Boinx updated FotoMagico to version 4.2, adding masks and opacity controls, and to celebrate, they're going to give five lucky winners FotoMagico 4.2 (a $79.99 value on the Mac App Store as of this writing) for free. How can you get in on the action? Just click through to find out more.