IOGEAR electrifies the hard drive market with ION
IOGEAR electrifies the hard drive market with ION
~ delivers Hi-Speed USB 2.0 external hard drive enclosure ~
Irvine, CA - February 26, 2002 - IOGEAR surges ahead with its latest 3.5"
ION, a USB 2.0 portable hard drive solution, offering users faster speeds
to store, share and back-up information.
Transferring data up to 40 times faster than original USB devices, ION
provides data storage for users to easily install any major brand hard
drive to quickly save files, such as MP3s, digital photos or important
documents. It also enables users to share data across USB-based peripherals
when connected over a network. Both lightweight (.40 lbs.) and compact
(3.1" x 2.4" x 3.8"), the portable device allows consumers to transfer data
across multiple computers in different physical locations.
The PC and Macintosh compatible ION enclosure is priced at $129.95 (MSRP).
It will also be sold as a complete solution with both 40 and 60 GB hard
drives included and priced at $249.95 (MSRP) and $299.95 (...
TECSoft Announces AppleScript for Success Seminars
TECSoft Announces AppleScript for Success Seminar
Half-day event co-sponsored by Apple Computer to take place in 9 North
American cities between March 11 and May 14, 2002
AMAGANSETT, NEW YORK - February 26, 2002 - TECSoft announced today its
AppleScript for Success Seminar. Co-sponsored by Apple Computer, the
half-day seminar will take place in 9 cities during tour stops March 11
through May 14, 2002 at Apple Computer's North American Market Centers. The
cost to attend the seminar is $99.00 US. Attendees receive TECSoft's
Workflow Automation with AppleScript Training CD (a $99 value) along with
other valuable hand-out material.
This seminar will feature a comprehensive overview of AppleScript, Apple
Computer's English-like scripting language used to automate key tasks
performed on the Macintosh computer. Demonstrations will be shown of
real-world AppleScript solutions that automate the creation of documents
for print and the web, and other powerful automation feats. Plus, a variety
Objective Development Announces Launchbar 3.2 Beta For Mac OS X
OBJECTIVE DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES LAUNCHBAR 3.2 Beta FOR MAC OS X
Vienna, Austria - February 26, 2002 -- Objective Development today
announced the availability of LaunchBar 3.2 Beta for Mac OS X, an
award-winning productivity utility that provides lightning fast access to
thousands of files, web-bookmarks, email-addresses and applications just by
entering short abbreviations.
For more information about LaunchBar please visit Objective Development's
web site at http://www.obdev.at/products/launchbar/
WHAT'S NEW IN LAUNCHBAR 3.2
* Improved performance: LaunchBar searches are now more than twice as fast!
* Much improved Drag & Drop functionality, offering a variety of file
operations (Aliases, Symlinks, etc.)
* New preferences panel with a lot of new preferences options.
* Alias Names can now be assigned to URLs and Email Addresses as well.
* The list of running apps can now be browsed backwards using the Shift key.
* Some minor bugfixes as well as other improvements and...
Cremax Launches Soho Raid Product Line
CREMAX LAUNCHES SOHO RAID PRODUCT LINE
New Series of Storage Solutions Offers Cost-Effective and Reliable External
IDE RAID Subsystem
PLACENTIA, Calif., February 26, 2002-Cremax USA, a leader in delivering
RAID solutions offering high performance, today announced the availability
of its line of Soho RAID storage solutions. Previously on display at last
year's Fall Comdex, the new products feature a fast 1394A to IDE RAID 1
The Soho RAID SR3000 and Soho RAID SR2000 storage solutions have a variety
of features in their integrated design that make them ideal for Mac
computing environments. The Soho RAID SR3000 offers a cost-effective and
reliable external IDE RAID subsystem connected with Firewire or USB
Interface to expand capacity and ensure data security.
The Soho RAID SR3000 plug-and-play, hot-swappable design with auto
rebuilding and hard disk duplication offers transfer rates up to 50MB/sec.
The Soho RAID SR2000 offers competitive quality and reliability...
Blue World Releases Lasso Professional 5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 26, 2002
BLUE WORLD RELEASES LASSO PROFESSIONAL 5
Next-generation Web Data Engine available immediately in Standard and
Bellevue, WA--February 26, 2002--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers
of the Web Data Engine(tm)--today announced the immediate availability of
Lasso Professional 5 in Standard Edition and Developer Edition versions.
Lasso Professional 5 is a significant upgrade to Blue World's award-winning
Lasso Web Data Engine product for building and serving data-driven Web
"Our goal with Lasso Professional 5 was to provide the highest quality
product available for building and serving data-driven Web sites," said
Bill Doerrfeld, CEO of Blue World. "Lasso Professional 5 provides Web
developers and ISPs with a tool specifically designed to meet their most
demanding needs without compromising ease-of-use, offering unprecedented
productivity and flexibility. Beyond representing the easiest to use
product in its class,...
Mac OS X Palm Conduits for Power On's Now Up-to-Date &...
Power On's Now Up-to-Date & Contact Leads Market with Palm=AE Conduits for
Mac OS X
Public Beta Debuts with Mac OS X Native Synchronization
Columbus, Ohio - February 26, 2002 - Power On Software, an Inc 500 Company,
continues its dominant position as the technology leader in group
calendaring with the announcement today that it has released a public beta
of the Palm conduits for Now Up-to-Date & Contact, with support for native
Palm synchronization under MAC OS X. The conduits for Now Up-to-Date &
Contact, the #1 best-selling Macintosh personal information manager (PIM)
in the history of the Mac platform, will be available for download from
Power On's web site at:
Now Up-to-Date & Contact has dominated the Macintosh PIM market for nearly
a decade, and the latest release offers a range of features that is
unmatched in any other product on any platform. With an emphasis on extreme
ease of use and automation of common tasks,...
Glass Bead Software releases SnapTalk 3 Beta
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Acton, Mass. Monday, February 26, 2001
Glass Bead Software releases SnapTalk 3 Beta. Secure Instant Messaging now
for Mac OS X. No Server or Internet Connection Required.
Glass Bead Software today released the public beta for SnapTalk 3, its
secure chat and file transfer software. The public beta is the first
release of SnapTalk for Apple's most advanced operating system, Mac OS X,
and is fully compatible with existing Mac OS 8 or later.
SnapTalk 3 enables two-way chat over a LAN or the Internet. The software
also offers sophisticated archiving features, and encrypted, secure,
messaging. Rounding out the feature list is SnapTalk 3's drag-and-drop file
transfer system, which automatically compresses files before they're sent,
for faster transfers.
SnapTalk 3 is more reliable and secure than common messaging solutions like
AOL Instant Messenger because it connects users directly, rather than
requiring an external server out on the Internet. Additionally, the...
Tenon's iTools 6.5.1 now available with added features...
POLISHING THE AQUA APACHE APPLE
iTools 6.5.1 now available with added features, security, & performance
Santa Barbara, CA, February 25, 2002. Tenon Intersystems announced today,
iTools 6.5.1, a new version of its Apache administration tools for Mac OS X
and Mac OS X Server. Tenon's iTools Manager with its Aqua GUI enables
webmasters to set up and configure Apache directly on a local or remote Mac
OS X desktop. The iTools Manager co-exists with Tenon's secure, remote,
browser-based administration, enabling webmasters to seamlessly switch
between desktop management and anytime, anywhere browser-based control. No
need for Macintosh webmasters to "learn" Apache; they can just use the
knowledge they have from years of being a Mac OS webmaster and Tenon's
technology will translate their mouse clicks and table entries into terms
that Apache can understand. Apache is the most widely used web server in
the world; Tenon's iTools makes difficult Apache tasks easy and Apple's
Aqua makes it...
Ekim Software releases MailCall 2.0
Ekim Software releases MailCall 2.0 - e-mail notification software to keep
you informed of your mailbox status.
Ekim Software - 2/25/2002 - Ekim Software announces an update of their
popular e-mail notification software, MailCall.
MailCall is an e-mail notification application. While running, MailCall
preforms periodic checks of your account(s) and notifies you when new mail
has arrived or when you have mail in your box. MailCall has many options
that allow you to customize its behavior so it fits your needs. MailCall
can be especially useful for people who use e-mail a lot and don't want to
keep a large application, such as Outlook Express, open in the background
hogging your RAM and CPU time. MailCall will notify you when mail has
arrived in any of your accounts and then you can launch your favorite
e-mail application with the click of a button and go fetch that new mail.
Both POP3 and IMAP4 protocols are supported in MailCall.
Version 2.0 improves existing support for the IMAP4...
TextSpresso 2.0b1 for Mac OS X
For Release On: Monday, February 25, 2002
Taylor Design Releases TextSpresso 2.0b1 for Mac OS X
Taylor Design has released a public beta of its award winning TextSpresso
text cleaner. Version 2.0b1 is the first version to run natively on Mac OS
X with an updated user interface that takes advantage of the Aqua look and
During the 2.0 beta testing period TextSpresso will be on sale for only
$19.95. Users who register during the beta test at the special sale price
will receive a free upgrade to the 2.0 final release.
TextSpresso 2.0b1 is available now from the Taylor Design web site and is a
free upgrade for registered users. Others may download the beta and use it
for free for up to 30 days. TextSpresso can be registered via Taylor
Design's secure online store and by postal mail.
The following purchase options and sale prices are available for
* Single User: $19.95
* TextSpresso/List Pad Bundle: $29.95
* Site License: $350.00
* World Wide License: $800.00...
4D Business Kit Now Shipping
4D Business Kit Now Shipping
-- New, Easy eCommerce Development Tool to Create Complete Online Stores
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., February 25, 2002 -- 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th
Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today
announced the immediate availability of 4D Business Kit, an integrated
multi-language, multi-store eCommerce development tool, designed for rapid
development of storefront solutions.
4D Business Kit is a complete solution providing catalogs, shopping carts,
payment systems, tax calculations, shipping, customer management and order
tracking. 4D Business Kit is available today directly from
(http://www.4D.com/4DBK/) for $499 including two stores, with five-store
expansion packs also available.
"4D Business Kit is complete and easy enough to build today, sell
tomorrow," said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO, 4D, Inc. "For rapid,
hassle-free development of secure, web-based eCommerce solutions, including
language localization, tax...
Mergemill 1.5 Now Available
Major Upgrade Sets a New Standard in Ease-of-use for Basic Web Page
Production, Includes Dozens of Interface Improvements and Opens up Nearly
All Features of the Software to Trial Users
HONG KONG - February 21, 2002 - Cross Culture Limited today announced the
immediate availability of Mergemill 1.5, Cross Culture's versatile content
merging, data formatting and web authoring shareware. Version 1.5
introduces the EasyWeb feature which consolidates and improves on all the
web tools in earlier versions. It reduces basic web production to a few
simple steps and makes it really easy.
"Mergemill 1.5 represents a very significant move in a new direction for us
and our users," said Vitus Chak, the Managing Director of Cross Culture
Ltd. "We are listening to feedback from trial users and wish to create the
best test drive experience for them as they consider buying and using
Mergemill. We open up almost all features of the software to trial users
and allow them to...
Iconfactory: Las Vegas Collection for OS X Released
February 21st, 2002
Iconfactory Press Release - Las Vegas Collection for OS X Released
Ah, the neon, the high stakes, and all that glitters. Of course we're
talking about the mystique that is Las Vegas. The Iconfactory is proud to
announce our latest freeware icon release - The Las Vegas Collection.
The Las Vegas Collection is available today to download as either standard
Mac icons (optimized for OS X) or as an icon pack that can be used with
IconBrowser under OS X.
But the fun doesn't stop there. The Las Vegas Collection was designed to
accompany the latest font creations from the talented folks at Font Diner.
The Las Vegas Buffet contains 16 all-new fonts based around the sights and
sounds of the city in the desert.
All this, plus slick Vegas desktop pictures from the Pixelhaus, and you have
everything you need to transform your computer into something the Rat Pack
would be proud of. Enjoy!
Active4D 2.0 final released
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Final Release Version of Active4D 2.0 Available
Cutting-edge tool brings Active Server Pages functionality to 4th Dimension.
Friday, February 22nd, 2002 -- Aparajita Fishman of Victory-Heart
Productions today announced the final release version of Active4D 2.0.
Active4D 2.0 is a fully dynamic server-side embedded scripting language for
4th Dimension which brings the industry-leading functionality of
Microsoft's Active Server Pages to the 4D environment.
This new version brings numerous bug fixes and enhancements as well as an
updated 300-page PDF Reference Manual.
An Incredible Productivity-Enhancer
Developers are unanimous in their praise for the real-life benefits of
"We are into heavy B2B web solutions and could not do business without this
tool," said Alexander Heintz. Among Heintz' clients using Active4D for
their enterprise solutions are Bertelsmann and Canon Europe.
"I was able to do in 4 weeks what took me 6 months of effort using the
BASh v1.7.0 Released by Deep Sky Technologies
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BASh v1.7.0 Released by Deep Sky Technologies, Inc.
BASh Pro, the Licensable Source Code, Also Updated
Vero Beach, FL - Friday, February 22nd, 2002: Deep Sky Technologies, Inc.,
today announced the release of BASh v1.7.0 for Macintosh and Windows. BASh
is a 4th Dimension component which provides extensive utility functionality
for 4D programmers, including a dynamic stack space module for reusing
variable space, encoding and cryptography routines, and much, much more.
BASh is the first 4D component publicly available after the release of 4D
v6.7.0 by 4D, Inc., and 4D SA. With this release, BASh is now the first
publicly available component that has been fully carbonized. And, in
keeping with the tradition of offering high quality and services, Deep Sky
Technologies, Inc., has made the BASh component available for free to the
BASh v1.7.0 contains 17 new methods. All total, the BASh component now
consists of 345 methods across 27 modules of...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Atomik 3.0 Launched at Seybold New York
Automated and comprehensive QuarkXPress-to-XML
SEYBOLD SEMINARS, NEW YORK - February 21, 2002 - Easypress Technologies
today announced the release of Atomik 3.0, the latest version of its
leading QuarkXPress-to-XML software. Atomik 3.0 adds a range of new
features that facilitate fast, efficient and intelligent cross-media
publishing. For the first time, Atomik 3.0 is also available as a developer
edition (see today's separate announcement).
"The issue of moving content out of QuarkXPress and into a media-neutral
format continues to grow in importance as publishers attempt to move to
cross-media workflows," said Nick Reed, director of product strategy at
Easypress Technologies. "Atomik 3.0 is a must have for any publisher either
reusing or aspiring to reuse QuarkXPress print content on the Web or in
Atomik 3.0 is already receiving recognition from prominent names within the
VINC 1.0: Integrated Document Viewer And Converter Application
For Immediate Release
February 21 2002
Recosoft Corporation announces the Beta Trial version of VINC 1.0, the
Integrated Document Viewer and Converter application for the Mac OS and Mac
Recosoft Corporation of Osaka, Japan, today announces the availability of a
Beta Trial version of VINC 1.0, the revolutionary integrated document
viewing and converter application.
VINC provides rapid viewing and conversion of files created in word
processing and graphics software. VINC solves common document exchange
problems encountered as a result of cross platform environments, Intranets,
and the Internet. Users can quickly view the text of word processing
documents and image of graphics files without possessing or using the
original application it was created in!
VINC performs extremely accurate data conversion between different word
processing document types, graphics files, and e-mail attachments. The
files could have been created in any of the many Macintosh and Windows word
Big Nerd Ranch Announces March Cocoa Training
Asheville, NC - February 20, 2002 - The Big Nerd Ranch annouces a week of
Cocoa training March 18-22, 2002 in Asheville, NC.
After a successful MacWorld Expo and the Addison-Wesley release of Cocoa
Programming for Mac OS X, Big Nerd Ranch founder Aaron Hillegass is back to
teaching Cocoa at the Ranch. Aaron has more than 7 years of experience
consulting and teaching for Apple and NeXT Computer.
"The reviews and responses to my book have been wonderful - I've had so
many rock star moments. Thanks to everyone who read, reviewed, and raved.
Now it's time to get back to the classroom and teach the next batch of
Cocoa developers. I can't wait for them to have their own rock star
Students in the March class will discover the "Lost Chapter" on creating
and controlling Unix processes from Cocoa applications. In addition,
individual projects are welcome, allowing for expert assistance from the
instructor and from fellow students. Finally, the topics from Cocoa...
CS-Odessa Announces Availability Of Conceptdraw 1.7.5
CS-ODESSA ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF CONCEPTDRAW 1.7.5
Odessa, Ukraine - February 20, 2002 - Computer Systems Odessa Corp.,
today announced the availability of ConceptDraw (Standard and
Professional) version 1.7.5. ConceptDraw is a cross-platform
flowcharting and diagramming software package for Mac OS, Mac OS X and
The update for ConceptDraw Standard and Professional users is free of
"We are very proud that we are providing our customers with creative
solutions through diagramming software technologies," says Stanislav
Sedashov, Head of Product Planning Department. "We plan to enhance the
development of this software for improving the way knowledge workers
present their ideas".
ENHANCEMENTS AND IMPROVEMENTS
ConceptDraw 1.7.5 adds a variety of new and improved features and
content to help users to fully utilize the potential of their brain.
Enhancements include export to PDF, improved work of DXF and EPS.
The current version also...
Valentina 1.8.10 Advances Cocoa and SQL Support
Valentina 1.8.10 Advances Cocoa and SQL Support
NEW RELEASE PROVIDES FAST NATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR MAC OS X
February 20, 2002. Beaverton, Oregon. Paradigma Software announces the
release of Valentina Technology Release 1.8.10.
Valentina Technology Release 1.8.10 provides exceptional database tools for
MacOS X native application developers. The new Mac OS X features includes
support for both C++ and Object-C development using Apple's Project Builder
using the Valentina C++ SDK. In addition, Valentina for Java is now
compatible with Java implementations under Mac OS X.
The general technology release also adds additional SQL support for: CREATE
TABLE, DROP TABLE, ALTER TABLE, INSERT INTO, INSERT ... SELECT, UPDATE,
DELETE, and CONVERT RDBLINK.
CONVERT RDBLINK provides an SQL interface for automatically converting
RDBMS-kind links into Valentina ObjectPtr links.
Valentina for Macromedia Director developers also gain new utility
commands: GetRecordAsPropList(), IsNull(), SetIsNull().
Brushfire 1.5: Filemaker Pro Script Analysis Utility
Brushfire 1.5 Now Available
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SANTA MONICA, CA - February 20, 2002 - Brushfire 1.5, a substantial upgrade
to the popular FileMaker Pro script analysis utility, is now available.
Major features include complete script cross-referencing, a full text
search capability, and many highly specific reports of use to intermediate
and advanced FileMaker Pro users. Upgrades and cross-grades are available.
Brushfire is the fastest and most comprehensive script analysis program
available for FileMaker Pro users, developers, consultants and DBAs.
Brushfire analyzes related files, producing in depth reports that reveal
script details, errors, warnings and functional data about your FileMaker
Pro solutions. By seeing related scripts in one place at one time,
logically and intuitively organized, you can produce higher quality
solutions with less effort than ever before. For these reasons and more,
top developers and organizations worldwide are turning to Brushfire...
Speed tests added to IPNetTuner
SPEED TESTING TOOL ADDED TO IPNETTUNER
CUMBERLAND, R.I.- Sustainable Softworks has released version 1.5 of
IPNetTuner, its easy-to-use software for Internet connection optimization,
adding a simple testing tool that allows users to measure the improvement
in connection performance.
In addition, the company has included ready-to-use configuration documents
that automatically optimize the performance of various types of Internet
The new version of IPNetTuner, the software's first update since March
2001, now includes Link Rate test and TCP test tools. Both tools offer
performance graphing, so when a change is made to any Open Transport
setting with IPNetTuner, the results of such changes are immediately
displayed during an ongoing test.
A Link Rate test is a raw packet stream test that tells a user how fast raw
IP packets can be transferred over the connection. Users can now test a
connection's Link Rate to make sure that they are getting the raw bandwidth
promised by their...
Project Timer - Time Tracking Software for Mac OS X
Project Timer is the simplest and easiest to use time tracking software
available. Excellent for independent contractors, consultant and anyone who
needs to monitor the time they spend on various tasks.
Download Project Timer
Project Timer is the best way of recording the amount of time that is spent
working on a project, contract or anything. Project Timer uses tab
delimited text as its file format. You can import Project Timer files in to
Now you can save time and make money by using Project Timer.
* this carbon application works on OS X and Classic
* simple to use
* a click of the button to start and stop timing
* totals are then generated
* works unattended in the background
* open Project Timer files in AppleWorks or Microsoft Excel
* only 20 us dollars
* AutoSave restores unsaved files after a crash
* Add, Edit or Remove...
Wildpackets Academy Introduces Web-Delivered Training
WILDPACKETS ACADEMY INTRODUCES WEB-DELIVERED PROTOCOL ANALYSIS AND NETWORK
Instructor-led, Real-time Format Saves Money, Time and Travel
Walnut Creek, California -February 19, 2002 WildPackets Academy, the
training division of WildPackets Inc., is now offering web-delivered
protocol analysis training in addition to its current roster of public and
Web delivery provides an efficient method for networking professionals to
get the training they need while saving the expense of travel and
out-of-office time that can be associated with public class attendance.
"We're very excited to be introducing our most popular 'Network
Troubleshooting Methods' class as well as two brand new classes via this
increasingly popular delivery medium," says Anita Lenk, WildPackets'
Director of Training. "Our EtherPeek(TM) customers will now be able to
enjoy the full benefits of our excellent teaching methodology in the
comfort of their work or home office environment...
Introducing IOGEAR Mini USB Optical Mouse
Friday, February 15, 2002
Introducing IOGEAR Mini USB Optical Mouse
A Perfect Solution For The Mobile Professional
IOGEAR's new USB Optical Mini Mouse is an excellent tool for
The superior optical sensor tracks movement 1500 times per
second, providing smooth precision tracking on any surface. It is
small and potable, and saves the precious space in your mobile work
area. The ergonomic contour design offers comfortable use on any
surface. Includes a leather carrying case for travel.
This unit is USB ready, plug-N-play and hot pluggable. It is also
backed by IOGEAR's 3-year warranty.
Part #: GME221
IOGEAR 4D Optical Web Cruiser
Part #: GME421
4D Scroll Ball for X, Y Axis Scrolling
Use the 4D Mouse as a TrackBall With
Just a Flip of a Switch
Optional PS/2 Adapter included
Optical Tracking 1500 Times Per Second
Optical Sensor Provides Stable and
Accurate Curser Movement
Intelli Innovations Delivers IntelliMerge 2.0
INTELLI INNOVATIONS DELIVERS INTELLIMERGE 2.0 FOR MAC OS
Intelli Innovations Releases IntelliMerge 2.0 Upgrade With Over 50 New
Features, Including Direct Mailing in Mac OS X, Styled Text Mailings, HTML
Preview, Embedded Image Support, Batch Recipient Subscription, more.
RALEIGH, NC, February 19th, 2002 - Intelli Innovations Inc. today announced
the release of IntelliMerge 2.0, a major upgrade to their business
communication software for the Macintosh platform.
IntelliMerge 2.0 adds these significant new features:
- Integrated styled text editor with control for fonts, styles, sizes, and
colors. Upon sending, the text is converted to HTML, optimized, and sent.
- Direct Mailing (Mac OS X only) sends e-mail messages directly to target
mail servers on select configurations, bypassing the need for a local SMTP
- HTML Preview displays fully merged e-mail messages as they will appear on
the reader's e-mail client.
- Built-in POP3 Mail Checker scans e-mail boxes for bounces,...
Real Software To Reward Apple Design Award Honorees With Apple
REAL SOFTWARE TO REWARD APPLE DESIGN AWARD HONOREES WITH APPLE HARDWARE.
Made with REALbasic Premier partners will receive new Apple hardware from
REAL Software if their product wins an Apple Design Award at Apple's
Worldwide Developers Conference to be held May 6-10 in San Jose, CA.
February 19, 2002. Austin, TX - Winning an Apple Design Award is a great
honor. We know how much work is needed to meet the requirements because
we've been recognized for each of the last three years. Using REALbasic
will make it easier and we want REALbasic users to win. To do so they need
to submit their creations for consideration. REAL Software is just going to
sweeten the deal.
Any Made with REALbasic Premier Partner product that is a winner will
receive a new, top-of-the-line iMac and any runner-up will receive an iPod.
The product must be registered and compliant with the Made with REALbasic
Premier Partner standard prior to the award ceremony. REAL Software's Made
with REALbasic program helps our...
Web Crossing V.4.1 Update Now Available And Twice As Fast
WEB CROSSING V.4.1 UPDATE NOW AVAILABLE AND TWICE AS FAST
Domain Web Serving; and Much More --
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., February 19, 2002 -- Web Crossing, Inc. today
announced the immediate availability of Web Crossing=81 version 4.1, now at
least twice as fast over version 4.0 due to caching improvements, and
includes new email and search functionality, enhanced server-side
for Web Crossing 4.0 users, Web Crossing is available today at
(http://webcrossing.com/41whatsnew), and can be hosted by Web Crossing,
Inc. or now licensed on either a per-seat or traffic basis (see related
release dated today).
"Web Crossing 4.1 is 2 to 2-1/2 times faster than Web Crossing 4.0, with
the new caching turned on," explained Tim Lundeen, president and CEO of Web
Crossing, Inc. "This update to the core Web Crossing engine follows a year
of creating add-on...
InterMapper Remote 1.0, release version
Dartware LLC is pleased to announce that the final version of InterMapper
Remote(tm) 1.0 is now available.
InterMapper Remote provides a remote view on your network. Working in
conjunction with InterMapper (http://www.intermapper.com), it will allow
you to see the real-time status of your routers, switches, servers, and
other networking equipment from a remote location.
InterMapper Remote is a cross platform tool. It runs on MacOS X, Windows
NT/2000, and as well as many versions of Unix and Linux.
InterMapper Remote connects to an InterMapper server (a copy of InterMapper
running in your office or data center) and displays an up-to-date copy of
any of the maps on the screen. You can click on a device to get detailed
information about it, or click on a link to see traffic statistics. In
addition, you can acknowledge alarms from the InterMapper Remote program.
Who can use InterMapper Remote?
* A consultant can watch their customers' maps from the office.
* Help desk staff can see what's...
DeskTop GB Now supports 120GB, 160GB
WiebeTech launches improved DesktopGB featuring 120GB and 160GB support,
faster data transfer rates, quieter operation and substantially lower
prices, while continuing to provide dual FireWire and USB 1.1/2.0 support.
DesktopGB is now improved by providing support for 120GB and 160GB drives.
The driver has been upgraded and now features a higher performance transfer
rate. DesktopGB is also quieter through the use of an improved fan
assembly. Current configurations have been repriced. The new 120GB/7200RPM
unit is introduced at $369.95. Users can now install drives of up to 160GB
in the user configurable version of DesktopGB.
WICHITA, KS. (February 19, 2001) WiebeTech LLC announces improvements to
its DesktopGBTM. These improvements take a successful product and make it
even more in demand by improving capacity, increasing real world transfer
speeds, reducing noise, reducing prices, and dramatically increasing value
for the user of high performance FireWire and USB drives. =93DesktopGB...
ChronoSync: Easy File Synchronization to Mac OS X
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Econ Technologies Brings Easy File Synchronization to Mac OS X Users
Oviedo, Florida -- February 18, 2002 -- Econ Technologies has released
ChronoSync, their latest Cocoa based Mac OS X product. ChronoSync easily
synchronizes or backs-up files and folders in a variety of ways.
Synchronize files between folders, hard drives, removable media, laptops,
file servers, or any computer - it is not only limited to a Macintosh.
Download the demo and try it out, or purchase ChronoSync for only $19.95.
ChronoSync comes fully loaded with features all built around an easy to use
interface that includes a fully customizable toolbar. All synchronization
settings are stored as documents that can be run or modified at any time.
Synchronize files in any direction or bi-directionally. Establish simple,
intermediate, or advanced rules to include or exclude files by name, size,
date, extension, plus other more advanced options. Compare files before and
after synchronizations to see...
Default Folder X 1.0.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
St. Clair Software Releases Default Folder X for Mac OS X
(Youngstown, OH -- February 18, 2002) St. Clair Software is happy to
announce that Default Folder X 1.0.1 is now available. Default Folder X is
a Mac OS X system enhancement that speeds access to files and folders in
Open and Save dialogs.
"We're thrilled to have this tool available for Mac OS X," says Jon Gotow,
President of St. Clair Software. "While OS X provides incredible power and
functionality in most respects, many people have been struggling with Open
and Save dialogs, especially in Carbon applications. Default Folder X fixes
Default Folder makes it easier for users to manage files by adding features
and correcting flaws in the Mac OS X file dialogs. It currently supports
Carbon applications such as Office X, Acrobat, Illustrator 10, Internet
Explorer, Metrowerks CodeWarrior, Eudora, GraphicConverter, BBEdit,
AppleWorks, Password Wallet, and FileMaker Pro. Support for Cocoa...
Full Screen Player 1.1 for Mac OS X
FEELORIUM has released Full Screen Player 1.1 today.
Full Screen Player is a full screen QuickTime movie player.
Full Screen Player is very easy to use. You can use Finder to organize your
movie files, for example, make aliases of movies into a folder as a
play-list. Then drag and drop movie files or folders onto the movie window
of Full Screen Player.
You can change various options when watching movies:
- Movie size: Normal Size, Double Size or Fill Screen
- Presentation mode: Window or Full Screen
- Sound: Balance, Bass and Treble
- Speed: Fast Forward/Rewind or Slow Motion
- Playing mode: Shuffle, Repeat Off, Repeat All or Repeat One
- Different playing modes are available for you to choose: Shuffle,
Repeat Off, Repeat All, or Repeat One.
- This version adds a new Controls menu. It lets you change movie size
and playing mode.
- It's easier to switch to other applications when in Full Screen
presentation mode. The menu bar and the dock will appear when you move
IconBuilder Pro 3.1
February 18th, 2002
Iconfactory Press Release - IconBuilder Pro 3.1 Released
The Iconfactory has released an update to its professional Adobe Photoshop
filter for creating Macintosh and Windows based icons, IconBuilder Pro.
IconBuilder Pro 3.1contains several important revisions including:
* Microsoft has released new recommendations for writing .ICO files.
IconBuilder Pro 3.1 has been updated to write Windows icons that follow
these guidelines. The result is better compatibility with both Windows XP
and older versions of the Windows operating system.
* IconBuilder Pro can now read and automatically update icons that have
been written incorrectly by other icon editors.
* Due to the format changes implemented, resource protection is no longer
required for 48x48, 16 color icons.
IconBuilder Pro 3.1 is a free upgrade to registered users and is available
today at The Iconfactory.
IconBuilder Pro Home Page
Harpoon3 OSX update
I've released a major update to the OSX version of Harpoon3.
It uses Pre-Emptive Multi-Threading (or Multi-Tasking, or
Multi-Processing... whatever jargon you prefer ;).
The game runs MUCH MUCH faster now, because nothing is waiting on the GUI
Next update should be lots of cosmetic bug fixes.
As always, see http://www.harpoon3.com for details.
Harpoon3 info is at (http://www.harpoon3.com)
Tune in to my music broadcast at: 126.96.36.199:13288 Additional info at:
(http://www.spearsoft.net/personal/mongos_music.html) (now broadcasting
24/7 at 56kbps/22khz/stereo)
Jesse and Joyce's Homely page is at
Image Rodeo: a template-driven iPhoto alternative
Subject: Image Rodeo: a template-driven iPhoto alternative
From: Clyde McQueen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I'm pleased to announce Image Rodeo 1.2 for OS X, with the much awaited
HTML template features.
Image Rodeo 1.2 builds template-driven photo albums that you can publish
using any web server. Image Rodeo supports a hierarchy much like the
Finder, so you can create web sites with hundreds or even thousands of
photos neatly organized into pages. You can rotate photos and add titles
and captions to personalize your site. Image Rodeo comes bundled with
several customizable templates, or you can build your own using any HTML
editor. Supports AppleScript, drag and drop, unlimited undo, and spell
Several features distinguish Image Rodeo from other web album creators
* Image Rodeo provides several built-in templates with different designs.
* Image Rodeo templates are based on HTML and IRScript - a scripting
Optigold ISP 2.9.3
Optigold ISP 2.9.3 for Windows, Macintosh, Mac OS X and Linux was released
Optigold ISP is a cross-platform business software package to run all
aspects of an internet service provider (from billing to server management).
A *FREE*, 100% working copy can be downloaded from:
2.9.3 adds more web-based functionality, new email manager functions, CVV
collection via web, new web based reports, invoice type can be set on a per
employee basis, new event functionality and some other miscellaneous items.
All new features in this version are listed in the revision log:
Optigold ISP Revision Log
Completed On 2/14/02
Domain IP address, login and password can be entered via ISP management web
CVV can be entered on customer online signup and ISP management signup
Start date and issue number available on ISP management signup
Timecard detail report grand total...
Friends of Time extends QuickTime community web services
Subject: Friends of Time extends QuickTime community web services
Friends of Time, the on-line home for the extended QuickTime community is
enhancing its web site (http://www.friendsoftime.org) with new capabilities
to help bring the community together.
Friends of Time now provides public message boards which provide a place
for QuickTime related news, events, product announcements, and job
listings. The job listings feature will solve a long standing challenge for
companies seeking to build QuickTime-compatible products by allowing those
companies to directly post their job listings. There's also a place for
consultants with QuickTime skills to list their services.
Friends of Time has identified nearly 1000 individuals who have contributed
to the success of QuickTime since work quietly began at Apple in 1990. To
facilitate communication and re-connecting with old friends, Friends of
Time has introduced a...
iEvents 1.4 Released
Release Date: Friday, February 15, 2002
Product Description / What's New:
Friday, February 15, 2002
YENCO.COM has released iEvents 1.4. The new version fixes an obscure bug
when building a calendar site with a centered header.
iEvents is a powerful client-side tool for quickly creating custom calendar
websites that can then be easily uploaded to any internet server or iDisk.
It is ideal for individuals, schools, user groups, or any organization that
wants to share their calendar of events online. iEvents is compatible with
Mac OS 9 and the Mac OS X Classic Environment.
For more information please visit:
Direct DL: http://www.yenco.com/iEvents-14.bin
Main Page: http://www.yenco.com
Product Info: http://www.yenco.com/iEvents
What's New: http://www.yenco.com/iEvents/new.html...
EIMS Admin 3.1.1 and EIMS Admin X 3.1.1a1 now available
From: Glenn Anderson (email@example.com)
Subject: EIMS Admin 3.1.1 and EIMS Admin X 3.1.1a1 now available
EIMS Admin 3.1.1 and EIMS Admin X 3.1.1a1 are now available for download
EIMS Admin 3.1.1 fixes a crashing bug when quitting EIMS Admin, a crashing
bug on systems without the Appearance manager, and a number of cosmetic
EIMS Admin X 3.1.1a1 fixes a crashing bug when quitting EIMS Admin X, a
number of cosmetic bugs, and has had other cosmetic work done on it.
For more information on EIMS see (http://www.eudora.co.nz)
NameCleaner X 2.5
Sig Software is proud to announce the release of NameCleaner 2.5, available
both for OS 7/8/9 and as a Carbon application for OS X.
NameCleaner is an industrial-strength utility for the Mac OS to manipulate
file names and types. It is specially designed to help move files to and
from foreign file systems such as MS-DOS, Windows 3.x, Windows 95/98/Me,
Windows NT/2000/XP, NetWare and Unix.
Version 2.5 is the 25th release of NameCleaner and the most significant
upgrade in its 8-year life. New features include a regular expression
cleaner, full support for long file names on HFS Plus and UFS volumes,
filters for preparing file names for use under Unix and a contextual menu
module for OS X. Other improvements are detailed in the documentation.
NameCleaner licenses are now available in 3 versions:
* NameCleaner Personal for cleaning files on local and removable disks.
* NameCleaner Network for cleaning files anywhere on the network.
* NameCleaner Administrator which adds scheduling and...
Multi-DBServer for Macintosh
Colourfull Creations Releases Multi-DBServer for Macintosh OS X, Macintosh
OS 9, and Windows Systems:
New Baltimore, MI. Colourfull Creations releases Multi-DBServer for
Macintosh OS X, Macintosh OS 9, and Windows systems. MDBS is a very easy to
setup and easy to use database server. The basic structure of MDBS is
simply a TCP/IP socket connection that can pass data to and from on. The
MDBS was primarily designed to help the RealBasic developer to set up a
cost effective multi-user database solution, but in actuality any program
that can open a TCP/IP connection with a socket port could communicate with
the server. Such programs would include C/C++/Java/Visual Basic and others.
Multi-DBServer is a very cost effective solution for anyone looking to make
their programs multi user for a nominal fee. Compare Multi-DBServer to any
of the other database engines on the market today. With other multi user
servers there is a high fee associated with the...
MySQLConnect for 4D 1.0.4
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
4ee4, Developer Tools ( http://www.4ee4.com ) announces the release of
MySQLConnect for 4D 1.0.4
Paris, France - February 13, 2001: 4ee4, today announced the release of
updated version of MySQLConnect for 4D 1.0.4 (MacOS, MacOS X & Windows).
MySQLConnect for 4D is a 4th Dimension plugin which provides connection
routines between 4th Dimension-4D Server-4D Runtime-4D Runtime Classic- 4D
Engine applications and MySQL Database Servers.
WHAT'S NEW IN 1.0.4 ?
- MySQLConnect for 4D 1.0.4 adds MacOS X support
WHAT'S MYSQL ?
MySQL is a very popular open source RDBMS that comes with 70% of web
hosting plans over the world. MySQL runs on several systems like Linux,
FreeBSD, Windows NT/2000, MacOS X, Mac OS X Server and more. MySQL is
mainly used with Apache/PHP to build dynamic web sites for eBusiness
solutions. For more information about MySQL, please visit :
http://www.mysql.com For more information about Apache, please visit :
http://www.apache.org For more...
REAL Software White Paper: Difference Between Carbon and Cocoa
REAL Software today publishes a white paper: What's the difference
between Carbon and Cocoa, and why should I care?.
Many people are confused by references to Carbon and Cocoa. Geoff
Perlman explains what they are, what impact they have on you as a Mac
user, and what that means to users of REALbasic.
Check it out!
Beetle, a Low Cost 802.11b Maintenance & Installation Tool
Berkeley Releases Beetle, a Low Cost 802.11b Maintenance & Installation Tool
METUCHEN, New Jersey. -- February 8, 2002 -- BVS introduces another WLAN
tool for 802.11b and it's Beetle=81, a new 2.4 GHz WLAN tool!
Beetle=81 is a handheld, low-cost wireless receiver designed specifically fo=
installing and maintaining Wireless Local Area Networks. The instrument
measures and displays signal strength of ALL 802.11b APs (Access Points) on
ALL 14 DSSS channels as well as PERs (Packet Error Rates) and WEP
encryption detection. The device is ideal for any installers and operators
making quick measurement sweeps or pinpointing specific APs of any DSSS
network including Apple's Airport. Beetle=81 detects and differentiates from
narrow-band interferences such as microwave ovens and frequency-hopping
systems and features a built-in display, menu navigation keypad and
removable, rechargeable batteries for true portability.
Beetle pricing starts at $1,400.00. Ask your BVS sales rep for...
Trinfinity Software Releases Seagull Video Player 2.0
TRINFINITY SOFTWARE RELEASES SEAGULL VIDEO PLAYER 2.0
For immediate release.
Trinfinity Software releases Seagull Video Player version 2.0
NEW YORK, N.Y. - - February 13, 2002 - - Trinfinity Software released today
an update to their very popular Seagull Video Player, the only Macintosh
application available today for easily creating video playlists and playing
them full screen on your computer.
With Seagull Video Player 2 you can have a virtually unlimited number of
playlists, each with as many videos as you like. They can be moved up or
down in the playlist or shuffled so that they play in random order. Videos
can be easily moved from one playlist to another using drag and drop.
Seagull Video Player 2 now displays much more information about each video!
The Playlists window displays the file name, file size, file path,
duration, dimensions, creator code, file type, creation date, modification
date, video name, video creation date, video format and video track count
for each video....
Mega-Mailer 1.2 a powerful mass-mailing solution for FileMaker
Mega-Mailer 1.2 a powerful mass-mailing solution for FileMaker released!
http://www.dacons.net Dacons International Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Vancouver, B.C, Canada,
Dacons International announces the release of Mega-Mailer, a powerful
mass-mailing solution for FileMaker Pro.
Mega-Mailer enables you to send mass-mailings from within FileMaker using
data from your existing FileMaker Pro database. No external e-mail
application is needed. Merge different fields to create highly customized
emails for memos, promotions, news letters etc. in minutes.
Here are some of Mega-Mailers powerful features
- personalize your mass mailing with salutations
- create highly individualized email bodies
- send simple bulk mails or highly customized mailings
- send attachments
- send up to 56 emails per minute (DSL - plain text)
- easy to adopt to your needs
- clean interface and very user friendly
- status bar
- build-in email address checker
MacVCD 3.2 Released
For immediate release
Mireth Technology has released version 3.2 of MacVCD. MacVCD is the
easy-to-use, full screen, full featured Video CD Player for the Macintosh.
VCD movies are frequently stored in multiple files (called tracks) and
because of CD storage size limitations, are often stored on more than one
disk. MacVCD automatically recognizes this Video CD format, finds, loads
and plays the movie for you, automatically chaining the tracks together for
you and auto ejecting the disk when it's done. MacVCD is the easy way to
play. It features:
- Full screen display, even on large monitors
- Automatic VCD format recognition and file chaining
- Auto Play and Auto Eject (configurable in preferences)
- Easy to use standard Macintosh Interface with both Movie Controller Bar
and Keyboard control
- Track and Chapter selection support
- Support for both multi-language and karaoke soundtracks
- Movie file saving
Version 3.2 adds the following features:
Alpha8 8.0b1 & AlphaTcl 7.5 Released
Alpha8 8.0b1 Release Announcement
Feb 13, 2002
The Alpha-Cabal is pleased to announce the first public beta release of
Alpha8, the next generation of the venerable Alpha text editor. We are a
small group of Alpha's users who have taken over its development from the
original author P.Keleher.
Alpha8 contains many changes & fixes to the core Alpha application; e.g.
Tcl 8.3.4 is now used internally, which results in large speedups for many
As this is a beta release, it contains known bugs and may crash. Testers
are encouraged to submit bug reports on any problems they encounter.
An archive containing Alpha8 8.0b1 and the AlphaTcl 7.5 library is
available for download at
For more information and other download options please visit
AlphaX - a MacOS X native version of Alpha8 - is currently in private alpha
AlphaTcl 7.5 Release Announcement
Feb 13, 2002
SimpleText Filter 1.2 for EIMS Released
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MCF Software, LLC
SimpleText Filter 1.2 for EIMS Released
BARDONIA, NY - Feb. 13, 2002 -- MCF Software, LLC has released version 1.2
of its SimpleText Filter software for EIMS (Eudora Internet Mail Server).
The SimpleText Filter allows you to specify simple rules to detect content
within email messages and to reject messages that contain that content.
Using the SimpleText Filter, is it possible to significantly reduce the
amount of incoming spam. The filter is also flexible in allowing a number
of criteria for allowing messages to pass through without being checked.
The filter allows the user to specify rules that include the ability to
strip out spaces, dashes, underscores, or any non alpha-numeric characters
when testing. You can also check for invalid values in certain headers. A
very useful feature of the filter is that you can set a rule in debug mode
where a log entry is...