TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Nov 99 Newbits

Volume Number: 15 (1999)
Issue Number: 11
Column Tag: Newsbits

Newsbits

by Jessica Stubblefield

Zero G Software Ships Enterprise Class Deployment Solution for Multi-Platform Software

Zero G Software, developer of multi-platform software deployment solutions, announced the availability of InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition. The latest addition to Zero G Softwares award-winning family of Java-based deployment products, InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition gives commercial and enterprise software developers the power to create highly customized solutions for the complex task of installing and configuring software across multiple platforms.
http://www.ZeroG.com

PACE Anti-Piracy Releases Version 2.0 of InterLok for Macintosh

PACE Anti-Piracy Inc. released version 2.0 of InterLok and InterLok Pro for Macintosh. The upgrade adds a number of powerful new features to InterLok and expands the range of executable types that can be protected using its turnkey encryption and wrapping capability. The new release also advances PACEs multi-platform integration strategy, improves performance of wrapped applications, implements a new wrapping architecture for enhanced security, and adds support for Apples new Power Macintosh G4 and ROM-in-RAM G3 systems running Mac OS 9. InterLok is PACEs fifth generation tool set for protecting, distributing and selling software, and is widely used by developers of pro-audio, font, and graphics software products.
http://www.paceap.com

REALbasic-tips

REAL Software, Inc. is pleased to announce a new email list that will distribute tips, tricks, and traps in the use of REALbasic as well as other interesting and useful information. Sign up now and begin receiving these tips soon!
http://www.realsoftware.com

Valentina Database Line Enhanced with 1.6 Release

Paradigma Software announced an upgrade to its Valentina database technology, adding new features to its core technology and added power for users of its developer kits.

Version 1.6 of the Valentina database core technology adds enhancements over its release 1.5 for use of database cursors and use of SQL. Version 1.6 increases performance of using database cursors and allows each cursor to exist in its own independent memory space. Version 1.6 also adds support for two additional SQL commands. Since its 1.0 release, all Valentina products have gained speed and performance enhancements in working with different file types and importing data, as well as many fixes. A list of all updates and enhancements is available on the Paradigma Software Web Site.
http://www.paradigmasoft.com

Tape: Making Application Packages

Public Access Software today officially released version 1.0 of its latest software endeavor called "Tape".

Tape is a new Mac OS application that will allow software developers to quickly and easily create application "packages" for use on Mac OS 9.0. Using simple Drag 'n' Drop techniques anyone can turn a folder of related files into an application package.

Tape handles the creation of a relative alias pointing to the "main" file in the package and correctly sets the folder's Finder Info flags to be recognized as a package under Mac OS 9. Tape can also optionally scan the target folder for mistakes in formatting such as multiple alias files at the top most level.

The Tape package also includes the "BoxCutter" Contextual Menu Module which can remove the package setting from any appropriate folder independent of Tape and Mac OS 9.0.

Tape requires a PowerPC-based Mac OS computer running Mac OS 8.5 (or older with Navigation Services available). BoxCutter requires any PowerPC-based Mac running Mac OS 8 or newer.
http://www.pasoftware.com/products/tape/

DICOM Import Component v1.0.3 for QuickTime

Escape Information Services is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 1.0.3 of its DICOM Import Component for QuickTime.

The importer works on both Mac and Windows, and lets QuickTime-aware applications import medical images that conform to the DICOM standard.
http://www.escape.gr/dicom/

Aladdin's StuffIt Expanders Exceed 2.1 Million Downloads Just from the Aladdin Systems, Inc. Web Site!

Aladdin Systems, Inc. announced that within 12 months of the StuffIt® 5 format release there have been over 2,151,000 downloads of the Windows and Macintosh Expanders from the Aladdin Systems Web site. This count doesn't include the millions of Expanders downloaded from other popular Internet download sites as well as those distributed with Apple's Mac OS.

Aladdin's Expanders, popular Internet compression access freeware, soared over two million downloads in less than 12 months since their initial release. StuffIt Expander[TM] is the Macintosh standard decompression tool and is quickly emerging in the Windows market as Aladdin Expander[TM], because of its ease-of-use, cross-platform and access capabilities. Expander, part of the StuffIt (.sit) compression product line, is the one stop solution for Macintosh and Windows users to access ALL the popular compression and encoding formats found online. For a complete listing of all the file types Expander can handle.
http://www.aladdinsys.com/

Apple Previews New QuickTime Technologies QuickTime 4 Downloads Soar Past 20 Million

During the kick-off keynote today at the first-ever QuickTime[TM] Live! conference, Apple® previewed new QuickTime 4.1 and QuickTime Streaming Server 2 technologies. Apple also announced that more than 20 million copies of its QuickTime 4 software and more than 50,000 copies of its Apple Open Source Streaming Server have been downloaded since April.

QuickTime 4.1 will feature enhanced functionality, including seamless ad insertion; improved firewall navigation; AppleScript® support for easy digital media creation and streaming; and support of synchronized multimedia integrated language (SMIL), the emerging standard for interactive media creation.

QuickTime Streaming Server 2 will feature password protection and a plug-in architecture that will let developers easily and quickly extend the functionality of the QuickTime Streaming Server. QuickTime Streaming Server 2 will also support third-party analysis tools that provide consolidated server reporting.
http://www.apple.com

"4D Assimilator" -- Database Cloning Application

ACI US, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension (4D) RAD/RDBMS Environment, released a beta of a new utility code-named "4D Assimilator" which clones data structures and data files from any database supporting ODBC.

ACI US developed 4D Assimilator in response to an increasing demand from developers needing to migrate existing projects that were developed with tools and technologies, which are no longer able to meet their client's needs.

4D Assimilator is a beta release and requires 4D Version 6.5 or greater. 4D Assimilator and a demo of 4D 6.5 can be downloaded at no charge from the ACI US web site.
http://www.acius.com/assimilator.html

PACE Anti-Piracy Releases Version 2.0 of USB Floppy Enabler to Provide Full Compatibility with Apple's G4 and ROM-in-RAM Machines Running Mac OS 9

PACE Anti-Piracy Inc. released version 2.0 of its USB Floppy Enabler. The upgrade ensures that software incorporating PACE's InterLok® technology will operate correctly on Apple Computer, Inc.'s new G4 and other "ROM-IN-RAM" Power Macintosh computers running the newly-released OS 9. PACE has extended the functionality of its USB Floppy Enabler to include technologies to overcome incompatibilities related to these new products.
http://www.paceap.com

 
AAPL
$98.15
Apple Inc.
-0.23
MSFT
$43.58
Microsoft Corpora
-0.31
GOOG
$587.42
Google Inc.
+1.81

MacTech Search:
Community Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Knock 1.1.7 - Unlock your Mac by knockin...
Knock is a faster, safer way to sign in. You keep your iPhone with you all the time. Now you can use it as a password. You never have to open the app -- just knock on your phone twice, even when it's... Read more
Mellel 3.3.6 - Powerful word processor w...
Mellel is the leading word processor for OS X and has been widely considered the industry standard since its inception. Mellel focuses on writers and scholars for technical writing and multilingual... Read more
LibreOffice 4.3.0.4 - Free Open Source o...
LibreOffice is an office suite (word processor, spreadsheet, presentations, drawing tool) compatible with other major office suites. The Document Foundation is coordinating development and... Read more
Freeway Pro 7.0 - Drag-and-drop Web desi...
Freeway Pro lets you build websites with speed and precision... without writing a line of code! With it's user-oriented drag-and-drop interface, Freeway Pro helps you piece together the website of... Read more
Drive Genius 3.2.4 - Powerful system uti...
Drive Genius is an OS X utility designed to provide unsurpassed storage management. Featuring an easy-to-use interface, Drive Genius is packed with powerful tools such as a drive optimizer, a... Read more
Vitamin-R 2.15 - Personal productivity t...
Vitamin-R creates the optimal conditions for your brain to work at its best by structuring your work into short bursts of distraction-free, highly focused activity alternating with opportunities for... Read more
Toast Titanium 12.0 - The ultimate media...
Toast Titanium goes way beyond the very basic burning in the Mac OS and iLife software, and sets the standard for burning CDs, DVDs, and now Blu-ray discs on the Mac. Create superior sounding audio... Read more
OS X Yosemite Wallpaper 1.0 - Desktop im...
OS X Yosemite Wallpaper is the gorgeous new background image for Apple's upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite. This wallpaper is available for all screen resolutions with a source file that measures 5,418... Read more
Acorn 4.4 - Bitmap image editor. (Demo)
Acorn is a new image editor built with one goal in mind - simplicity. Fast, easy, and fluid, Acorn provides the options you'll need without any overhead. Acorn feels right, and won't drain your bank... Read more
Bartender 1.2.20 - Organize your menu ba...
Bartender lets you organize your menu bar apps. Features: Lets you tidy your menu bar apps how you want. See your menu bar apps when you want. Hide the apps you need to run, but do not need to... Read more

Latest Forum Discussions

See All

Empire Manager (Games)
Empire Manager 1.0 Device: iOS iPhone Category: Games Price: $3.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Become ruler of an empire. Manage your economy, develop technology, hire an army and conquer the world in this addictive turn-... | Read more »
Empire Manager HD (Games)
Empire Manager HD 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $7.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Become ruler of an empire. Manage your economy, develop technology, hire an army and conquer the world in this addictive... | Read more »
Star Admiral Review
Star Admiral Review By Rob Thomas on July 30th, 2014 Our Rating: :: ADMIRABLE ADMIRALSUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad While this new digital CCG may feel a bit familiar, Star Admiral offers a sci-fi twist and galaxy’s... | Read more »
Zap! Pow! Become a Badass Wizard in Phan...
Zap! Pow! | Read more »
Urban Trial Freestyle Review
Urban Trial Freestyle Review By Blake Grundman on July 30th, 2014 Our Rating: :: RIDIN' DIRTYUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad A rough ride that has trouble keeping its wheels on the track.   | Read more »
Take Note! Noteshelf Has Recieved a Big...
Take Note! Noteshelf Has Recieved a Big Update. Posted by Jessica Fisher on July 30th, 2014 [ permalink ] iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad | Read more »
Cubama Review
Cubama Review By Nadia Oxford on July 30th, 2014 Our Rating: :: TETRIIIIIS IIIIIN SPAAAAACE!Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad With its addictive challenge and interesting premise, Cubama is frantic screen-tapping fun.   | Read more »
Become a Guardians of Galactic Peace Wit...
Become a Guardians of Galactic Peace With the New Spacefaring Sim, Kairobotica. Posted by Jessica Fisher on July 30th, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
Soul Guardians: Age of Midgard Review
Soul Guardians: Age of Midgard Review By George Fagundes on July 30th, 2014 Our Rating: :: SO MUCH GRIND IT CRUNCHESUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Swords and trading cards are fun, right? So is Soul Guardians: Age of... | Read more »
NFL Fantasy Football App Redesigned Ahea...
NFL Fantasy Football App Redesigned Ahead of Upcoming 2014 Season Posted by Ellis Spice on July 30th, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

More iPad Upgrade Musings – The ‘Book Mystiqu...
Much discussed recently, what with Apple reporting iPad sales shrinkage over two consecutive quarters, is that it had apparently been widely assumed that tablet users would follow a two-year hardware... Read more
13-inch 2.5GHz MacBook Pro on sale for $999,...
Best Buy has the 13″ 2.5GHz MacBook Pro available for $999.99 on their online store. Choose free shipping or free instant local store pickup (if available). Their price is $100 off MSRP. Price is... Read more
Save up to $300 on an iMac with Apple refurbi...
The Apple Store has Apple Certified Refurbished iMacs available for up to $300 off the cost of new models. Apple’s one-year warranty is standard, and shipping is free. These are the best prices on... Read more
WaterField Unveils 15″ Outback Solo & 13″...
Hard on the heels of Apple’s refreshed MacBook Pro Retina laptops announcement, WaterField Designs has unveiled a 15-inch version of the waxed-canvas and leather Outback Solo and a 13-inch version of... Read more
New Roxio Toast 12 Delivers Digital Media Pow...
Roxio Toast 12 is a hub for sharing digital media to virtually any platform or device. has introduced two new additions to its Roxio Toast product family – Roxio Toast 12 Titanium and Roxio Toast 12... Read more
The lowest prices on leftover Retina MacBook...
Best Buy has dropped prices on leftover 13″ and 15″ Retina MacBook Pros by up to $300 off original MSRP on their online store for a limited time. Choose free local store pickup (if available) or free... Read more
Apple Updates MacBook Pro with Retina Display...
Apple today updated its MacBook Pro with Retina display with faster processors and double the amount of memory in both entry-level configurations. MacBook Pro with Retina display features a Retina... Read more
Up to $250 price drop on leftover 15-inch Mac...
B&H Photo has dropped prices on 2013 15″ Retina MacBook Pros by as much as $250 off original MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY sales tax only: - 15″ 2.3GHz Retina MacBook Pro: $2349... Read more
Updated MacBook Pro Price Trackers
We’ve updated our MacBook Pro Price Trackers with the latest information on prices, bundles, and availability on the new 2014 models from Apple’s authorized internet/catalog resellers as well as... Read more
Apple updates MacBook Pros with slightly fast...
Apple updated 13″ and 15″ Retina MacBook Pros today with slightly faster Haswell processors. 13″ models now ship with 8GB of RAM standard, while 15″ MacBook Pros ship with 16GB across the board. Most... Read more

Jobs Board

Sr Software Lead Engineer, *Apple* Online S...
Sr Software Lead Engineer, Apple Online Store Publishing Systems Keywords: Company: Apple Job Code: E3PCAK8MgYYkw Location (City or ZIP): Santa Clara Status: Full Read more
Sr Software Lead Engineer, *Apple* Online S...
Sr Software Lead Engineer, Apple Online Store Publishing Systems Keywords: Company: Apple Job Code: E3PCAK8MgYYkw Location (City or ZIP): Santa Clara Status: Full Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant (ASC) - Apple (...
**Job Summary** The ASC is an Apple employee who serves as an Apple brand ambassador and influencer in a Reseller's store. The ASC's role is to grow Apple Read more
Sr. Product Leader, *Apple* Store Apps - Ap...
**Job Summary** Imagine what you could do here. At Apple , great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant (ASC) - Apple (...
**Job Summary** The ASC is an Apple employee who serves as an Apple brand ambassador and influencer in a Reseller's store. The ASC's role is to grow Apple Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.