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iOS 12 and Mojave updates

All of our apps have been updated for the latest iOS and macOS versions. First off, let’s start with the Mac! Screens 4.6 Version 4.6 adds support for macOS 10.14 Mojave and its gorgeous Dark Mode: There are also some new improvements and bug fixes. You can check out the… Continue Reading

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Goodbye, Back to My Mac

Apple just announced that it will be sunsetting the Back to My Mac service when macOS 10.14 Mojave launches this fall. The company recommends to start using iCloud Drive, use screen sharing or to buy Apple Remote Desktop at $80. Screens (iOS and Mac) and Screens Connect are a great… Continue Reading

10 Years of App Store

This week, Apple celebrates the 10th anniversary of the App Store. We were fortunate enough to be among the initial batch of developers that had the opportunity to be part of the App Store opening, on July 11, 2008. Back then, only 500 apps were offered, from which 2 were… Continue Reading

Updated: macOS Sierra and broken keyboard shortcuts

Update: It seems like macOS 10.12.2 solves this issue. It is currently in beta but should become available in the coming weeks. 🙂 Screens lets you send keyboard shortcuts as gestures (on iOS) or via the connection toolbar (on macOS) in order to trigger those commands: Mission Control Application windows… Continue Reading

Screens Connect 4 Beta 1 Now Available

Update: We’re proceeding into a slow launch for Screens Connect, which is now out of beta. You can download version 4 here. Our goal for 2016 is to perform major updates on all of our Screens apps. First, Screens for iOS was updated to version 4 back in April and… Continue Reading

Screens Connect 3.6 Public Preview

Yes, I’ll admit that a major update to Screens Connect has been long overdue and we have been working on one for quite a while. However, we had to concentrate on Screens lately because things got pretty busy and we had to work on stability issues for both Screens iOS… Continue Reading

Happy 4th Birthday, Screens!

After several months of hard work, Screens was finally released on December 12th, 2010. Initially planned as our third app back in 2008, it went on hiatus for nearly 2 years until Apple introduced the iPad, which changed everything and brought the project back to life. Then, in July 2011,… Continue Reading

Updated: Fixing Mavericks Yosemite Connection Issues

Another year, another OS X major update that breaks Screen Sharing for some. Here’s how to fix it: Open System Preferences → Sharing. Disable Screen Sharing (or Remote Management). Disable Remote Login (if enabled). Go back to Security & Privacy → Firewall. Turn off the firewall. Restart your Mac. Once… Continue Reading

The app that almost never happened

Screens Express could almost be considered an accident. A long-time requested feature from our Screens users has been the possibility to share a screen with another user. That was somewhat possible with Screens Connect 1.0, which used nicknames instead of a Screens ID and password, like version 2.0 and onward… Continue Reading

Our Plans for 2014

Here’s the fourth and final chapter of our series of 4 blog posts about our 5 years on the App Store. You can also read about part I, II and III. ##Screens Connect 3 for Windows## Our first event of the year was last week, when we released Screens Connect… Continue Reading