This release is about supporting Lion’s sandboxing requirement that will be mandatory for all 3rd party applications sold via the Mac App Store (MAS). Because of limitations of the sandbox, we have no choice but to remove two features from the MAS edition of News Anchor:
- Apple Infrared Remote
- Silent Refresh (silently refreshing feeds and generating channel episode while News Anchor is not running)
If you’re a MAS customer and really need these two features, please use the direct-download version of News Anchor. You will need to run your MAS copy at least once for every computer you have it installed, so that the direct-download version can read your MAS license file.