ALADDIN SYSTEMS, INC. LAUNCHES "MACRADIO.COM" - NEW ONLINE SITE FOR AUDIO
MacRadio.com Complements MacTuner by Aladdin Systems, Inc. -
Provides All-In-One Resource For Media Enthusiasts Looking For Information
and Access To the Latest in Internet Audio, Radio, News and More
Watsonville, Calif. -April 11, 2000 - Complementing the recent release of
MacTuner 2.1.5, an application that allows users to listen to live and
pre-recorded radio stations worldwide, Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly
owned subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC NQB: ALHI) today
announced the launch of MacRadio - (http://www.macradio.com). MacRadio is a
new Web site geared to provide music and radio enthusiasts with a complete
and comprehensive online audio source that includes access to live audio
streams, audio-related news, software and hardware picks, and more.
"Aladdin Systems' vision is to bring innovative and complementary
applications that give customers greater productivity and enjoyment from
their computer," said Jason Foodman, director of Aladdin's Internet
division. "The launch of MacRadio is another example of how Aladdin Systems
brings synergistic applications and solutions together. With MacRadio,
Aladdin customers gain a one stop resource for all of their audio
entertainment and information needs."
The MacRadio Website is chock-full of useful features that any audio
enthusiast will find rewarding. In addition to third-party reference links,
MacRadio offers Featured Radio Stations, News, Live Broadcasts, Software
Picks, Cool Tools, as well as hardware and software resource pages and
links. Also, MacRadio boasts a variety of community-oriented communications
features, such as user chat, forum message boards and the option to
subscribe to the MacRadio online newsletter.
Complementing the array of MacRadio's Web site features, with
MacTuner, users can:
*Search to tune in to live police, fire, and air traffic control bands
*Listen to more than 1,900 stations
*Listen to RealAudio and Video
*Locate Web-based radio stations using detailed world maps
*Browse stations by format, such as classical, country, news, sports, etc.
*Find Stations using the Integrated Search Engine
*Save Favorites in Preset Buttons
Foodman concludes, "MacTuner and MacRadio are the 'peanut-butter and jelly'
for any audio enthusiast. As a great online audio starting point, MacRadio
with MacTuner bring the audible world directly to the desktop."
To fully enjoy MacRadio with MacTuner, users will need a Macintosh running
System 7.5.1 or higher, RealPlayer 5.0 or higher (including RealPlayer 7
and G2 RealPlayer), at least 8 MB of available application RAM, Internet
Config 2.0 or later (or the Internet control panel under Mac OS 8.5 and
later), an Internet connection (including AOL version 4.0 and higher, and
Compuserve). MacTuner requires no external libraries to be installed.
Aladdin Systems, Inc.: Helping Transmit, Access and Organize
Information(tm) Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aladdin
Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC NQB: ALHI) was founded in 1988. Aladdin is a
developer and publisher of Windows and Macintosh software products that are
designed to assist users with the Transmission, Access and Organization
(TAO) of information. Aladdin's software offers a range of solutions to
increase user efficiency in the areas of information access, removal,
recovery, security and Internet distribution. For more information on
Aladdin products, visit: (http://www.aladdinsys.com)
Aladdin is located at 165 Westridge Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076, USA;
telephone: (831) 761-6200; Fax: (831) 761-6206. For more information about
Aladdin, visit the company web site at: http://www.aladdinsys.com or
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