FruitJuice 2.2.4 Available on Mac App Store

What’s New in Version 2.2.4:

  • Show full text of notifications when clicked in Notification Center.
  • Localize the text of the chart key in the Power History view.
  • Update font used in the menu bar to use the system font.
  • Prevent system sleep during Maintenance Cycle.
  • Language updates.
  • Secret “Reset FruitJuice” menu choice (FAQ Entry)

FruitJuice 2.2.3 Available on Mac App Store

Hello world!

FruitJuice 2.2.2 Available on Mac App Store

What’s New in Version 2.2.2:

  • Bug fixes and updates
    • Corrected a bug introduced in 2.2.0 with the German translation.
    • Vastly improved our German translation thanks to our very helpful German (and Austrian) users including (in order of appearance in the bug database!):
      • Andreas Grossauer
      • Raffael Mikota
      • Sebastian Paulus
      • Stephan Kuhnert
      • Thomas Krueger
      • Tom Erezsari
      • Matthias Rempe
      • Marcel Plate
      • Markus Kienel
      • Andreas Hoffmann
      • David Kühnert
    • Improvements to our Italian translation thanks to Luca Francesca and Marco Di Meco
    • A vastly improved French translation by Franck Le Roux
    • A complete Polish translation provided by Jarek Teterycz
We are happy to announce that FruitJuice is now available in 8 languages!
  • English
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • Polish (added this release)

If you are a native speaker of any of these languages and notice any issues, please send us an email and we’ll address them in a future update.

FruitJuice 2.2 Now Available on the Mac App Store

What’s New in Version 2.2:

We are happy to announce that FruitJuice is now available in 6 new languages:

  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

If you are a native speaker of any of these languages and notice any issues, please send us an email and we’ll address them in a future update.

Also included are:

  • Fix for the “Start at Login” checkbox not sticking.
  • Small tweak in the Power History that affected a small number of users where a stray value caused the graph to have negative values.

FruitJuice 2.1 on Mac App Store

What’s New in Version 2.1:

By popular demand, this version is now fully black and white and has an optional display mode to take up as little space as possible in the menu bar (10 pixels!).

Also included are:

  • Major re-working of the look of the menu:
    • Removed the FruitJuice icon in favor of battery meter.
    • Additional configuration options to minimize the menu bar space taken by FruitJuice.
  • Fixed bug preventing notifications from playing the notification sound.
  • Mavericks compatibility fixes.

Mac Roundtable Mention for FruitJuice 2.0, “App Pick”

FruitJuice 2.0 got a very nice mention on the Mac Roundtable Podcast.

http://www.macroundtable.com/?p=805

Feel free to zoom up to about 0:58-ish.

“This is the application that you need if you have a Mac and you want to keep your battery in tip-top shape and also to know what the heck your battery is doing.”

“[FruitJuice has] replaced three different applications.”

Thanks, John!

FruitJuice Manages The Mac’s Battery Better

Why yes, yes it does!

One correction to the article — the bug regarding dedicated graphics chip usage has been corrected in 2.0.2 (submitted but not yet available on the Mac App Store).

http://mac360.com/2013/10/fruitjuice-manages-the-macs-battery-better/

FruitJuice on MacObserver

FruitJuice has gotten a very nice mention in MacObserver’s podcast.

We’re mentioned on the Mac Geek Gab on this show:

http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/podcast/macgeekgab-469

It starts about the 44:25 mark.

Wired Article on Battery Usage

We Couldn’t Have Said it Better Ourselves

While FruitJuice is a very cool app, that does a very cool thing (helping you keep your Mac laptop battery in tip-top shape), its recommendations are based on some pretty sophisticated methodology.

While the article below doesn’t encompass everything FruitJuice takes into account when making its recommendations, it does cover a few basics about the effects of battery usage patterns vis à vis battery longevity.

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/09/laptop-battery/

Please hit up and let him know how much you love FruitJuice!

FruitJuice Updated to 2.0.1 on Mac App Store

What’s New in Version 2.0.1:

  • By popular demand, add a preference to always show black and white icons and text in the menu bar.
  • Fix issue of the Maintenance Cycle sometimes getting stuck at 100% and not notifying the user it is time to unplug.
  • Fix edge case that would cause time to be accumulated in the Power History even when the machine was asleep or off.
FruitJuice 2.3