Tips on interaction with CFunctionPointer in Swift

Posted by Alex Taylor on September 17th, 2014


Greetings everyone!

Our latest post on developers blog covers the specifics of using CFunctionPointer in Swift. In the previous articles we illustrated how the work with pointers in Swift is organized, and today we’re offering you to focus your attention on the CFunctionPointer type.

Our developers team did a little research and decided to apply CFunctionPointer in one of the Swift projects.
The detailed description of how it works and what comes of it you will find in this post.

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Folx 3.2 brings back torrent client functionality

Posted by Alex Taylor on September 10th, 2014


We, at Eltima, are happy to announce the release of much anticipated new version of Folx. Folx 3.2 proves it was well worth the wait.

What is it that makes this release so special?

First and foremost, it brings back the torrent client functionality! With Folx 3.2 downloading torrent files and creating torrents for various trackers could not be any easier.

Apart from this, the new release retains the best of the previous versions, such as capability to resume broken downloads right where they left off; splitting downloads into threads to increase the download speed; integration with Quick Look and all Mac OS X browsers; improved technology of catching files for download and much more.

The PRO version of new Folx has been improved too. Here torrent client functionality has built-in torrent search. Enter a keyword in the application, and the list of relevant results from the extensive list of torrent trackers will be displayed to you within seconds.

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That’s in addition to other benefits offered by PRO version:

  • Splitting files in up to 10 threads
  • Scheduling downloads and setting up the app’s behavior on the download completion
  • Regulating download speed
  • iTunes integration

Check out the new Folx!

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This update is absolutely free for all Folx 3 PRO users! Users of Folx 2 PRO get 50% discount to upgrade.

Got any questions? Ask here.

“…USB Network Gate is very easy to use.”

Posted by Alex Taylor on September 2nd, 2014


Lets take a look at case study of Randy Albert, the owner of the Randy Unlock & Repairs from New York, who describes how USB Network Gate by Eltima Software helps his business.

industry: cellphones and computer repairs.


Objective-C, ARC and Exceptions hints from our developers

Posted by Alex Taylor on August 12th, 2014

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The new post on our developers blog is dedicated to Objective-C exceptions when using ARC.

Our Mac development team found out that when raising and catching exception in your Objective-C app which uses ARC, memory leaks can occur. And we would like to share the solution how to avoid it. In this post you will find the detailed description and examples how to overcome this issue.

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…it is just what we needed!

Posted by Alex Taylor on August 12th, 2014

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Today we will take a look at case study of Xuehui Li, product manger from Beijing, who describes how Serial to Ethernet Connector by Eltima Software helps their company – Zealtech.

industry: communication.


Interested in coding? You should check it out!

Posted by Alex Taylor on August 1st, 2014

tumblr_inline_n7eutnkk6T1sit1v2Hey everyone!

We are happy to announce something unusual today! Our Mac OS X development team has started their own blog.

During the development process our team facing lots of different challenges, demanding unobvious decisions. In this blog we want to share our experience and solutions in Mac OS and iOS development, the new Swift trendiness.

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Meet updated USB Network Gate for Mac!

Posted by Alex Taylor on July 21st, 2014

eveusbWe, at Eltima, firmly believe that there is no limit to perfection, that is why we go on improving our products. This time we’ve got some good news for Mac users – a new version of your favorite USB Network Gate for Mac is released.

USB Network Gate is an excellent tool to share USB devices over network – Internet/LAN/WAN. With this application you can easily access USB devices plugged in other machines and vice versa – a device inserted in your computer can be accessed by other users, no matter where they are – in your office or across the globe, as if the devices were physically connected to their computers.

So what’s new in the newly released version 3.1:

  • Full support for OS X Mavericks;
  • Experimental support for OS X Yosemite;
  • Mass storage devices now can be shared and disconnected and data will be properly saved on the device;
  • Computer name of the client, which currently uses the shared device, is displayed to others;
  • Daemon hanging and issues leading to unexpected system reboot are fixed;
  • Overall stability is improved.

Download USB Network Gate for Mac

Learn more about USB Network Gate for Mac

More to it – the update is free for the users of the current version, USB Network Gate 3.0. If you are using USB Network Gate 2.x or an earlier version, you can apply for 50% discount here.

The latest USB Network Gate for Windows can be downloaded here, the Linux release is available here.

Any questions? Do not hesitate to ask

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