Sep 99 Newsbits
Volume Number: 15 (1999)
Issue Number: 9
Column Tag: Newsbits
by Jessica Stubblefield, firstname.lastname@example.org
Buy It! Pro Released
iYaron Software today announced Buy It! Pro, a software solution that allows developers to create a "Registration Client", which makes the process of registering their products extremely easy.
Buy It! Pro outclasses every similar Mac OS software registration product. It allows developers to very easily create a "Registration Client" that can be bundled with any product. When a user wishes to register the product, all he or she needs to do is double click the "Registration Client" and follow the simple onscreen instructions.
Buy It! Pro Released
Solutions Etcetera Announces Partnership
Solutions Etcetera announces a strategic partnership with IncWell DMG, Ltd., to provide new support services and products that gives professional SuperCard developers unprecedented access to information and technology to extend the powerful authoring tool.
Omikron Basic, Version 6.32
The new version of Omikron Basic (version 6.32) is characterized by additional BASIC commands and new procedures and functions for the Extension Library. Furthermore, the MBASIC compatibility was significantly improved as well so that it is now possible to transfer old MBASIC programs to Omikron Basic with just a few manual adjustments.
SuperCard-J 3.6 Released
IncWell DMG, Ltd, developers of the SuperCard advanced multimedia system and ModE Corporation of Japan announced the release of SuperCard-J 3.6, the first fully localized version of the SuperCard product. SuperCard-J can be purchased directly from ModE Corporation of Japan through their web site at http://www.mode.co.jp. It is also available through retail channels throughout Japan.
Motorola and Metrowerks
Motorola, Inc. announced that Motorola and Metrowerks Inc. (Nasdaq: MTWK; Toronto: MWK) have agreed that Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector will offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of software tools developer Metrowerks in an all cash bid at a price of U.S.$6.25 (approximately Cdn $9.25) per share, or approximately U.S.$95 million (approximately Cdn. $141million) for the publicly traded, Canadian corporation.
Apple Help Software Dev Kit
The Apple Help Software Development Kit is now available from:ftp://ftp.apple.com//developer/Development_Kits/Apple_Help_1.2_SDK_1.0.sit.hqxApple Help is Apple's new help technology for use in Mac OS 8.6 and forthcoming OS releases. Apple Help provides a lightweight HTML rendering engine capable of displaying HTML 3.2 content together with integrated QuickTime media, AppleScript automation, and full-text searching based on Sherlock technology.
Eric Curtis announces the latest release of Bitwise. Bitwise 2.2 is a versatile, yet easy to use calculator with many unique features specifically designed for programmers of personal computers and microprocessors. Bitwise 2.2 is actually two calculators in one; with independent registers for integer and floating point math. Bitwise 2.2 is $10 shareware.
EtherPeek for Macintosh 4.0
AG Group, Inc. will be showcasing EtherPeek for Macintosh 4.0 at Macworld Expo in San Francisco (booth #4220). This new, completely rewritten release, due to ship late Q3 of 1999, adds many new enhancements to an already robust feature set.
DICOM Import Component for QuickTime
Escape Information Services is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its DICOM Import Component for QuickTime. The new QuickTime component works on both Mac and Windows, and enhances QuickTime-savvy applications with the ability to import medical images that conform to the DICOM standard. DICOM files are being produced by all major radiology systems, such as CT and NMR imagers.