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Apr 22
4D Keynote Builder 1.0
4D Releases Free 4D Keynote Builder 1.0, First Database-driven Keynote Presentation Creation Tool SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2003 -- 4D, Inc. today shipped 4D Keynote Builder sample database application, the first database-driven Keynote presentation generating application on Mac(R) OS X. Designed as an example of how to integrate with Keynote to build dynamic presentations, 4D Keynote Builder creates a Keynote presentation based on information stored in a 4th Dimension 2003 database. 4D Keynote Builder available today uses real estate data and can be modified to addresses any number of markets. 4D Keynote Builder is available for free as source code for 4th Dimension 2003 on Mac OS X v10.2 "Jaguar." 4D Keynote Builder is available today for free from ( "4th Dimension 2003 is an extremely rapid development environment and exceptional for application integration," said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO of 4D, Inc. "When Steve Jobs first showed...
Apr 22
IDG World Expo Announces Name Change for Summer 2003 Event
IDG World Expo Announces Name Change for Summer 2003 Event Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 22, 2003--Macworld Conference & Expo's "CREATE" is Re-Named "Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo" to Emphasize Event Focus IDG World Expo today announced that the summer 2003 event focusing on technology and professional solutions for the creative arts has been re-named Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo(TM). Originally announced by IDG World Expo and Apple on March 26, 2003 as "CREATE," this event will address the needs of creative professionals in design and publishing, video and music. Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo will take place July 14-18, 2003 at New York City's Javits Center. The name change further defines the event's focus on the needs of creative professionals, as well as consumers who want to develop more advanced skills in the creative arts. Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo will attract...
Apr 21
iEvents 2.0.0
Monday, April 21, 2003 YENCO.COM is proud to announce the release of iEvents 2.0.0! The iEvents upgrade contains over 50 enhancements including an improved startup process, automatic software update, quick access to recent documents, additional graphic export formats, feedback system, various interface refinements and bug fixes. iEvents is a powerful client-side tool for quickly creating custom calendar websites that can then be easily uploaded to any interent 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 a shareware application. You can evaluate it free for 15 times to try out most of its features and decide if you like it before you buy it. iEvents requires Mac OS X 10.1 or later or Mac OS 8.6 - 9.2.2 with the latest CarbonLib extension from Apple installed. iEvents 2.0.0 is a free upgrade for anyone who purchased a registration code for the previous version since September 21,...
Apr 21
MacMaid 1.1
MacCandy Releases MacMaid 1.1 The most powerful way to organize your computer. YARMOUTH, Nova Scotia-April 21, 2003-MacCandy today released MacMaid 1.1, adding features such as a new rule-based cleaning system, multiple cleaning folders, cleaning schedules and tons of bug fixes. These updates make MacMaid now the most powerful way to clean and organize your computer. MacMaid's price has dropped to US$7 to make it more affordable to users. "I think this MacMaid 1.1 is similar to the 10.1 release, it adds everything that should have been in the first version plus more ," says Mark Davis, MacCandy's president. "Our competition better get to work after this big update." Designed exclusively for Mac OS X, MacMaid deserves a special place in your dock. By using toolbars, smooth resizing and no confusing custom controls we know that MacMaid will deliver a great user experience MacMaid 1.1 replaces miniature view with a new dock menu which goes with the aqua human guidelines better. The log...
Apr 21
SGBD Products Releases 4DiTools 1.0.1
SGBD PRODUCTS RELEASES 4DITOOLS 1.0.1 4DiTools is the new application that Manage 4D Macros 2003 PARIS, FRANCE -- SGBD Products today released 4DiTools, an application for all 4D developers, tools for manage Macros 2003, colors, string manipulation, magnifying glass, virtual screen size, errors finder... 4DiTools is for 4D Developers, so you'll love how Power tool for 4th Dimension The best part about 4DiTools is essential for all developers 4DiTools was designed for Mac OS X. It is EUR15.00 shareware. A trial is available at Press Contact Philippe GUEDJ SGBD Products
Apr 18
SQL4X Manager J 2.5
New update of SQL4X Manager J 2.5 available - more than 80 new features make database management with Mac OS X a snap Product Description: SQL4X Manager J is a comprehensive graphical Interface for web and database developers to access any JDBC compliant database server. You can choose between a terminal-like graphical SQL Console with SQL syntax coloring and table name auto-completion to execute your own SQL commands and a fully graphical schema and table browser with an integrated data editor and Image/RTF viewer for binary data. SQL4X Manager J includes a wide variety of graphical assistants, i.e. to create and modify table definitions, manage SQL views, import and export data and create SQL queries. SQL4X Manager J automatically recognizes your database server and displays status views, assistants and managers for all common tasks based on your current selection. SQL4X Manager J fully supports MS SQL Server 2000, MySQL, Oracle 7/8/9i, PostgreSQL, OpenBase and Sybase with special...
Apr 18
FmPro Migrator - Migrates FileMaker to MySQL and Oracle
=2Ecom Solutions Inc. releases FmPro Migrator 1.23 - Adds support for FileMaker=AE Pro to MySQL migration. FmPro Migrator has been updated to support the migration of FileMaker Pro database structure and data to MySQL databases. This updated version of FmPro Migrator provides a simple user interface to enable database developers to quickly migrate from FileMaker Pro to MySQL. The migration of FileMaker Pro numeric, date, time and JPEG container field data is supported with FmPro Migrator STD Edition. Adding support for MySQL database migrations makes it possible for FileMaker Pro customers to quickly and accurately migrate data to MySQL databases located at their ISP. FileMaker Pro customers can now economically host FileMaker Pro data on the internet even if their ISP does not directly support FileMaker Pro database hosting. FmPro Migrator STD Edition includes the following features: -- Migration o= f large text fields and image data to MySQL - FileMaker Pro database fields...
Apr 18
Apple Releases WWDC Session Schedule Grids
Apple Releases WWDC Session Schedule Grids Just a quick heads-up to let you know that Apple has just released the daily session schedule grids for the Worldwide Developer Conference. If you'd like to check it out, or register for WWDC see ( And, to take part in the Exhibitor Fair at WWDC, see: ( This is the one WWDC you don't want to miss! Get an in-depth look at the future of the Mac platform and a preview release of the next major version of Mac OS X, code named "Panther", at Worldwide Developers Conference 2003, June 23-27, in San Francisco. Whether you're a programmer, IT manager, system administrator, or content creator, this is your opportunity to explore first-hand the next generation of technology innovations from Apple. For five days in June, WWDC 2003 will bring the most innovative Mac developers together with Apple's best and brightest engineers in one of the world's most beautiful cities. Get...
Apr 16
Coda Integration, LLC Announces the availability of CodaMover Dexter, MI April 16, 2003 - CodaMover, a automated workflow and file manipulation software tool for publishers is now available, in public beta, for MacOS 9.0 and MacOSX. CodaMover offers to the end user the ability to: Move files from one location to another on a local machine or on a network 1. Copy files from one location to another 2. Delete files and folders older than a given time 3. Get and Put files via FTP 4. Get email including attachments 5. Stuff and UnStuff outgoing and incoming files files (The stuffing option requires the purchase of Aladdin Systems Stuffit Deluxe) 6. Perform search and replace on text files using powerful Regular Expression commands. CodaMover allows the user to set up unattended Processes that can do all of the above functions on a linear basis. Users can attach time loops to the Processes they create. Examples of what CodaMover can do: 1. Watch a folder for a incoming PDF file and then...
Apr 16
Aquaruler 4.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2003 - dot software is pleased to announce the release of Aquaruler 4.1. Aquaruler is a full featured screen measuring utility suited for designers, and programmers. Aquaruler is very versatile and allows for precise measurement. Aquaruler features: - Edge ruler - Mouse XY coordinates - Drag ruler - Measure box - Resolution box - Screen Lines - Full screen Cross hair - Customizable Pixels per Inch - Zoom
Apr 16
Maxum Releases iAssist, Internet Server Management For OS X
Maxum Development Releases iAssist, Internet Server Management For OS X April 16, 2003. Maxum Development today announced a new software product targeted at Mac OS X Internet server administrators. The new package, iAssist, is being launched with the lofty goal of becoming the "The Internet Server Manager For Mac OS X". John O'Fallon, founder of Maxum and architect of iAssist, explains: "At it's core, iAssist is really a single application that organizes a collection of Internet server management tools. Since iAssist dynamically loads each software component, we can grow iAssist's functionality over time, automatically, without the administrator having to install patches or upgrades, and without a fixed release schedule." The new framework was born out of Maxum's 9 year history of customer driven Internet software development. Traditionally, highly customer-focused companies like Maxum would take user feedback, develop software updates, and release them in a timeframe measured in...
Apr 16
Chartsmith Enhances Keynote Integration, Expands AppleScript
Chartsmith Enhances Keynote Integration, Expands AppleScript Support Reston, Virginia - April 16, 2003 - Blacksmith announced today, the immediate availability of Chartsmith v1.2.1. This release of the popular charting and graphing application for Mac OS X provides enhanced Keynote integration, expanded AppleScript support, along with several data parsing and user interface enhancements. Chartsmith v1.2.1 includes enhanced support for Apple's Keynote. Now when users request a Keynote document export from Chartsmith, they can also choose a theme from a list of all installed Keynote themes. Additionally, users may also elect to include their Chartsmith chart notes as Keynote slide notes. This release of Chartsmith expands the functionality provided to AppleScript users. Chartsmith's AppleScript dictionary has been updated to provide commands which support bulk data loads and license detection. License detection allows AppleScript developers to detect if Chartsmith is running in demo...
Apr 16
CyberGauge 4.1 for Windows and Macintosh
Announcing CyberGauge 4.1 for Windows and Macintosh Free Upgrade Adds Enhanced FTP Support and Additional Devices Lafayette, CA - April 17th, 2003 - Neon Software announced today the immediate availability of CyberGauge 4.1, the latest release of the popular bandwidth monitoring utility. CyberGauge monitors bandwidth usage and automatically creates utilization graphs as well as daily, weekly, and monthly quality of service (QoS) and billing reports. CyberGauge 4.1 includes several enhancements: Enhanced FTP support Expanded range of supported SNMP-based devices Mac OS X version 10.2.5 compatibility Integrated Online Help Minor bug fixes Availability Version 4.1 is available immediately. Current CyberGauge 4.0 owners can download a free patch from a Neon Software ftp site: or transfer the files via http: If you have a version of CyberGauge prior to 4.0, contact Neon Software or visit...
Apr 15
Net-Sieve Announces SPAM Challenge, They Pay You
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Net-Sieve Announces SPAM Challenge, Two New Customers Offers to pay companies for non-SPAM blocked by SPAM-fighting device. AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2003 -- Challenging businesses to prove to themselves that the cost of SPAM is hurting their bottom line, Net-Sieve, Inc. ( today announced the "Net-Sieve Challenge." Under the Challenge, Net-Sieve will pay qualified companies that install their product at their location for two weeks $10 for every non-SPAM email message that they block and the company will pay $1 for every SPAM message blocked, some restrictions apply. Details are available at the Net-Sieve's web-site by visiting Net-Sieve also announced the acquisition of two new customers: -- AbaNet (, a Mexican ASP with Motorola's Wireless Internet Platform "Canopy" and Intel's WiFi HotSpot Project partnership at several locations throughout Mexico, has chosen the Net-Sieve platform to help...
Apr 15
Address Validator For Mac
INTELLI INNOVATIONS RELEASES ADDRESS VALIDATOR SOFTWARE FOR MAC OS New Address Validation Software Finds Missing And Incorrect Information For United States Postal Addresses RALEIGH, NC, April 15th, 2003 -- Intelli Innovations today released Address Validator, its new U.S. postal address standardization software. For a fraction of the cost of other (Windows only) solutions, with no required subscription fees, Address Validator identifies, finds, and corrects missing information in postal addresses. Address Validator spiders each postal address in any imported tab-delimited file/database, checks it for errors against the U.S. Postal Service's national address databases, then returns a standardized address list. Standardized addresses include correct street names, abbreviations, and full 9-digit zip codes (Zip+4). Address Validator 1.0 features: - High-speed, Internet-connected address validation engine checks and corrects up to 75 addresses per second.* - Record status area...
Apr 15
Tenon's iTools 7.0
iTools 7.0 Now Shipping Apache 2, Logging Analysis, and more =8A Santa Barbara, CA, April 15, 2003. Tenon Intersystems today announced iTools 7.0, a suite of Apache configuration and management tools for Mac OS X 10.2.5. The new package includes the latest Apache 2.0.45 and new and improved web-based & Aqua desktop tools for secure remote, domain-specific administration, not only for Apache, but also for DNS, and multihoming FTP. iTools 7 is loaded with compelling new features, including built-in web traffic log summary reports and a built-in system updater. Tenon's tools are designed to complement, extend and update Apple's included Apache and to make it easy and fail-safe for webmasters to set up and support sophisticated network servers. iTools makes Apache on Mac OS X the easiest Apache in the world to administer. iTools 7 includes extended control over networking elements that would otherwise require UNIX command line access. You can now use the iTools GUI to set up Firewall...
Apr 15
New Anti-Spam Service Works Automatically Without Effort
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Anti-Spam Service Works Automatically Without Effort - Extremely Easy Setup Ann Arbor, MI, April 15, 2003 -- Greenview Data, Inc., a computer software and services company, has released the third generation of its anti-spam service This service uses a unique combination of the best anti-spam techniques to block over 98% of spam without blocking legitimate e-mails. The SpamStopsHere service works with entire domains, such as business domains and personal domains. There is no software to install, maintain or update; it requires only a simple change to the domain's configuration. It is a true "Sign up and forget service". Optionally, users can customize it with an easy-to-use, flexible web interface. Unlike most other anti-spam methods, SpamStopsHere does not use error-prone content filtering based on simple words and phrases. It is the first service suitable for medical and legal organizations since it will not block e-mails between patients...
Apr 14
QuickUML Mac OS X 1.0
QuickUML Mac OS X 1.0 UML Modeling Made Easy for Mac OS X Placitas, NM - April 14, 2003 - Excel Software today announced the availability of QuickUML Mac OS X, the first Mac OS X addition to its suite of Mac OS 9, Windows and Linux software engineering tools. QuickUML is an object-oriented design tool focused on tight integration and ease-of-use for a core set of UML models. An entire project is quickly accessible through a tabbed window of use cases, class models, object models, dictionary and code. The project is saved as an XML file that is compatible with the Windows and Linux edition of QuickUML. QuickUML works with Excel Software's MacTranslator to generate class models from source code. Use cases document user-visible functions that the system must perform. Each use case describes a named interaction in terms of external inputs and system responses. Use case entries link to models, code, foreign files or other use case entries to provide a solid foundation for development and...
Apr 14
Karelia: a new repository of Cocoa snippets
Subject: a new repository of Cocoa snippets From: Dan Wood ( I'm pleased to announce the opening of an open-source repository ( of some useful Cocoa tidbits used in Watson and some other projects I've been working on. Unlike the Omni Frameworks or CocoaTech's new frameworks , this is a lot less ambitious and less packaged. It's really just a weblog (Yes, Virginia, there is an RSS feed ( where each entry is just a snippet of code. You need to copy and paste into your projects as needed. The copyright is, I believe, extremely liberal (certainly not infectious like the gnu license), but let me know if you feel it can be improved. Why do this? Just a way of giving back to the Cocoa community that has been so helpful to my efforts in building Watson ( I'll add to this repository occasionally as I run across more generic bits of code, but don't expect a steady stream! :-) Dan Wood...
Apr 14
eShox 2.0 Released
We are proud to announce the release and shipment of a new version of our ecommerce product, eShox. eShox uses Apache and mySQL to offer a Mac OS X-based ecommerce solution with Web-based administration and reporting, real-time payment processing, a theme-based customzable interface, customer tracking/notification, and integration with most shipping companies for real-time quotes. Web administration allows the administrator to set preferences, update order status, modify customer information, track customer order totals, view product order statistics and print invoices and packing slips. It also offers support for multiple currencies, regional tax rates and product-specific tax rates. Improvements in eShox version 2.0: * Added support for Dreamweaver / HTML editing of store interface. * Added support for multiple languages: French, Dutch, German and Italian. * Includes many, many bug fixes and optimizations. Improvements in eShox 1.5: * Added built-in help...
Apr 14
Apple Releases Safari Beta 2
Apple Releases Safari Beta 2 Downloads Top 2 Million CUPERTINO, California-April 14, 2003-Apple today released Safari Beta 2, an updated beta version of the Safari browser that delivers highly requested features including tabbed browsing and AutoFill forms. Safari is now the browser of choice for millions of Mac users with more than two million downloads since its free public beta release on January 7, 2003. Safari is the fastest web browser ever created for the Mac, and re-energizes the browser category in general with innovations like built-in Google search; SnapBack to instantly return to search results; a completely new way to name, organize and present bookmarks; and automatic "pop-up" ad blocking. "Safari is already an incredible success, with more than 2 million downloads since its launch," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "Safari has brought innovation back to the browser market and now we are making it even better." Building on the innovative features delivered with the first...
Apr 14
Monkeybread Releases 5 new Freeware applications w/Source Code
Monkeybread Software Germany releases 5 new Freeware applications made in Realbasic with source code included. This applications should give Realbasic developers an idea what they can do with Realbasic if they also have a copy of the Monkeybreadsoftware Plugin (which is currently available in Version 3.1 or 3.2pr11). * Screen 640x480 A utility for web designer to see which part of the screen their website should be viewable inside, so it can be viewed on older Macs. (for Mac OS X 10.2) * JPEG 2000 Dropper A utility for converting any picture to JPEG 2000 using QuickTime. (for Mac OS X with QuickTime 6) * Fullscreen Movie Player A free Full Screen Movie Player for QuickTime. (for Mac OS Classic, Mac OS X and Windows) * Follow Mouse This simple fun tool to show a colored tail on the mouse cursor. (for Mac OS X 10.2) * Tree Size Just to see how big folders and subfolders are. (for Mac OS Classic, Mac OS X and Windows) As all this applications come with full source code, feel free to...
Apr 12
Report: Why Am I Getting All This Spam?
There was a posting on this morning that pointed to a report on Spam that was quite interesting. Why Am I Getting All This Spam? Unsolicited Commercial E-mail Research Six Month Report The Macintosh has a utility for encoding email addresses on the web as talked about in the article. See and check out "SpamStopper"
Apr 11
Built For Mac Os X, Stimulus 3 Now Available For Mac Os 9
BUILT FOR MAC OS X, STIMULUS 3 NOW AVAILABLE FOR MAC OS 9 LOS ANGELES, California (April 11, 2003) -- Hot on the heels of the Mac OS X release of Stimulus 3, Electric Butterfly proudly announces the release of Stimulus 3 for Mac OS 9. Tired of juggling between iTunes, QuickTime, and iPhoto just to view/play your multimedia files? Stimulus 3 is your solution! Enjoy your personal collection of images, video clips, digital music, Audio CDs and iPod audio with one integrated media browser! Play slideshows, add favorites to custom playlists, adjust bass and treble settings, zoom, rotate, print, search, and much more. WHAT'S NEW IN STIMULUS 3: - Supports 20 Popular File Formats - Image Rotator - Playlist/Favorites Creator - Search Engine - Audio Bass and Treble Controls - Audio Equalizer Display - Master Audio Volume Controller - Screen Magnifier - Media Filter - Adjustable Slideshow Timer - Improved File Browser - Redesigned Interface - Enhanced File Format Support - Faster Performance 30-...
Apr 10
Thursby Software Systems announces ADmitMac
For Immediate Release: April 10, 2003, Arlington, Texas Thursby Software Systems announces ADmitMac Thursby Software Systems announces ADmitMac, a new Mac OS X v10.2.x software solution that allows Macintosh computers to participate in Microsoft networks. "Now Macintosh computers using Mac OS X can be easily integrated into Microsoft networks that are based on Active Directory and even older domain services," said Thursby President, George Colley. " And the really great thing is that this can be accomplished securely with no increased workload for the administrator." With ADmitMac, users' home directories can be kept on Microsoft servers and are all managed from one place (the directory). Users may log into Macs or PCs using the same account and password and have full access to their files and desktop settings. ADmitMac benefits: * Installs on the Mac - no Active Directory schema changes required * Supports Windows login security restrictions * Administrators can easily manage Macs...
Apr 10
eSuite4X 2.5 - MySQL4 Edition
eSuite4X 2.5 - MySQL4 Edition eSuite4X 2.5 - MySQL4 Edition is the easiest and fastest way to start with MySQL on Mac OS X. The eSuite4X distribution combines the power of open source products with first class commercial software to bring you a truly Macintosh-like user experience: * Easily install MySQL 4 in less than 5 minutes * Start/stop and configure MySQL with the included eSuite4X System Preferences pane * Easily view log and configuration files with the integrated Log & Config File Manager * Graphically manage users, databases, tables, indexes, server status, create queries, import and export data etc. with the integrated SQL4X Manager J Download the trial now at and see for yourself how easy it is to install and run a fully featured MySQL database server on Mac OS X. Please publish a review or a note about the new release or link to our product page ( For...
Apr 10
PandaWare DiskWrangler 1.0
PandaWare DiskWrangler 1.0 Enhances Productivity With Keyboard Control New Mac OS X Application Brings Keyboard Control to File Launching and Browsing SEATTLE, Washington (April 10, 2003) -- The PandaWare Company introduced a new file launching and browsing application for Mac OS X today. PandaWare DiskWrangler 1.0 enhances productivity in OS X by giving users extensive keyboard control. DiskWrangler enables users to launch specific applications, files and web and mail URLs, all from the keyboard. Launching and activating applications is accomplished with a few keystrokes, allowing users to switch from one task to another without having to shift their attention from the keyboard to the mouse. In addition, PandaWare DiskWrangler has a disk browser which lets users view and manipulate files under keyboard control. In addition to viewing files, the browser allows users to copy, move, delete and them, and view and change file attributes and permissions. Users can choose to view and...
Apr 10
Apple Releases New WWDC Video
Just a quick heads-up to let you know that Apple has just posted a new WWDC video narrated by Apple's Scott Forstall. It's a good general overview of what WWDC is all about. If you'd like to check it out, the video is at the following URL: ( To register for WWDC today, go to: ( And, to take part in the Exhibitor Fair at WWDC, see: ( This is the one WWDC you don't want to miss! Get an in-depth look at the future of the Mac platform and a preview release of the next major version of Mac OS X, codenamed "Panther", at Worldwide Developers Conference 2003, June 23-27, in San Francisco. Whether you're a programmer, IT manager, system administrator, or content creator, this is your opportunity to explore first-hand the next generation of technology innovations from Apple. For five days in June, WWDC 2003 will bring the most innovative Mac developers...
Apr 10
The Open Media Toolkit goes open source
The Open Media Toolkit goes open source The Open Media Toolkit is a powerful C++ framework for MacOS X and Windows destined to the development of real time 2D/3D multimedia applications. Several commercial applications have been developed using OMT, including games from Disney, Hasbro, Mattel, Scitex, HumanCode, Pacific Media Works, etc. OMT includes classes for 2D/3D rendering and animation (through DirectX, OpenGL or its own software renderer), sound, files, database, windowing, user-interface, media importer (3D and 2D), input control, etc. It just went open source and can be downloaded here: Yves Schmid - garageCUBE
Apr 10
Virtuoso 3.0
Virtual Database Integrates Disparate SQL, XML, and Web Services Data Sources OpenLink Software, Inc., a leading provider of universal data access and enterprise information integration middleware, announces the commercial release of Virtuoso 3.0 - the latest edition of its cross platform Virtual Database for SQL, XML, and Web Services. The new release enables transparent and concurrent access in real-time to heterogeneous data sources that include ODBC/JDBC/OLE DB/.NET-accessible databases, XML documents, and data-set oriented Web Services. Virtuoso provides access to heterogeneous data sources through industry standard data access interfaces such as XML, XQuery, XPath, SQL, ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, and ADO.NET. It also integrates transparently with runtime environments for distributed computing such as Microsoft .NET, Mono, and J2EE, enabling the creation and hosting of WSDL-compliant XML Web Services, Stored Procedures, Functions, Triggers, and User Defined Types written in Java or any...
Apr 10
VVI Releases Vvidget User for Mac OS X
PRESS RELEASE State College, PA USA, 9 April 2003:VVI(R) today announced public availability of Vvidget User(TM) version 8.4.3 for Mac OS X. John Brilhart, Chief Technical Officer of VVI, made this statement: "Vvidget User includes several major components: A draw tool specialized to laying out 2D graphs, a preconfigured web graphing server, an Interface Builder palette for simple charts, two strip chart applications for plotting CPU and network performance in realtime, and an online user manual. This is the first public release of these tools since Apple shipped them in 1997 bundled with their own products. In the last six years these tools have undergone significant restructuring so we could support them for the current version of Mac OS X. The result is, I think, a very impressive foundation for a present product offering and also for significant growth in the future." John adds: "Although we have been continuously developing and selling the Vvidget-Pro version for twelve years,...
Apr 09
StuffIt Updates to 7.0.3
ALADDIN SYSTEMS SHIPS STUFFIT 7.0.3 MACINTOSH-- COMPRESSION SOFTWARE PROVIDES NEW FEATURES IN A FREE UPDATE New Macintosh Release Provides Improved Access To TAR Archives, RAR 3.0 Archives, And Better Compression Watsonville, CA- April 9, 2003 - Aladdin Systems, Inc., an Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. company (OTC BB: ALHI), today shipped StuffIt Deluxe(r) 7.0.3 and StuffIt Standard Edition(tm) 7.0.3, the newest Macintosh versions of the industry-standard access and compression utilities. The 7.0.3 release improves support for Mac OS X's UNIX environment by adding the ability to browse Tape Archives (.Tar), Bzip2, and Gzip. The update provides support for RAR 3.0, adds an improved "Expert Mode" dialog for compression settings, and fixes a number of bugs. StuffIt Deluxe 7.0.3 was optimized to provide tighter compression of a wide range of file types. "The release of StuffIt 7.0.3, with its support for browsing both compressed and uncompressed Tape Archives, strengthens Aladdin's...
Apr 09
OmniWeb 4.2
The Omni Group today released OmniWeb 4.2 Seattle, WA -- April 9, 2003 -- The Omni Group today released OmniWeb 4.2, an update to the web browser built exclusively for Mac OS X, and announced development on OmniWeb 4.5 - the first version of OmniWeb to incorporate the open source WebCore framework from Apple. OmniWeb 4.2 adds a number of features intended to improve user experience and bring greater compatibility with web servers and Internet plug-ins. OmniWeb 4.2 now supports the Macromedia Shockwave for Director plug-in and the PDF Browser plug-in from Schubert-it. New preferences allow you to better manage Internet and OmniWeb plug-ins and allow greater control over the process of downloading files. AppleScript support has been greatly improved including the addition of access to bookmarks through AppleScript commands. Support for ICC (ColorSync) profiles that are embedded in some images on the web has been added ensuring that users will see consistent colors when OmniWeb...
Apr 09
MACCANDY RELEASES PROMOPAL 1.0 PromoPal is the new application that sends your press release to dozens of Mac news and update sites. YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA--April 09, 2003-MacCandy today released PromoPal, an application that easily creates proffesional press releases and sends them to a built-in list of Mac news and update sites. PromoPal is for shareware developers, so you'll love how quick and easy it is to make your press release. Even if it is your first time releasing a shareware application PromoPal makes it easy for you, just answer some simple questions and PromoPal's press release assistant will format a press release for you. The best part about PromoPal is that it will save you time and money. PromoPal was designed for Mac OS X. It is US$15.00 shareware. A trial is available at
Apr 09
DIAL PHONE FROM FILEMAKER APPLESCRIPT ANNOUNCED AppleScript Provides The Ability To Dial The Phone From A Filemaker Database In OS X Phoenixville, Pennsylvania - April 8th, 2003 - Automated Workflows announced today that a "Dial Phone From FileMaker" AppleScript is now available. In Mac OS 9, FileMaker Pro databases could be configured to dial a phone number through the use of an internal script. However, this feature is not yet available in the OS X version of FileMaker. "Dial Phone From FileMaker" is an external AppleScript application designed to provide the ability to extract a phone number from a field in a FileMaker Pro database, and then dial that number using Internet Connect. For additional information about "Dial Phone From FileMaker", visit Automated Workflows' web site (
Apr 09
Image in a Hurry for iPhoto
Tuesday, April 8th 2003. James Sentman is happy to announce the first release of Image in a Hurry, a fast image browser and export utility for iPhoto. Image in a Hurry can open even the largest iPhoto databases in only seconds, allowing you to browse thumbnails and select images for export, resizing and re-compressing. In most cases you can perform all the selection and setup without even picking up the mouse. Need to dash out some email sized photos to send to Grandma? Need to export an album for including in a presentation or other application? Or do you just have 15,000 images in your iPhoto database? If you don't need to use iPhoto's advanced picture editing or organizational tools and just need to get your photos out quick, then Image in a Hurry is what you've been waiting for. Image in a Hurry is $12 USD Shareware and can be downloaded today from: Image in a Hurry is not limited in any way prior to registration, but after a while will start...
Apr 09
Diff'nPatch for Mac OS 9 X
Diff'nPatch for OS9 and OSX Release Announcement Paris, 2003-04-09 08:34:11 I'm pleased to announce the availability of Diff'nPatch 1.2, a freeware application implementing the diff and patch Unix utilities with a nice graphic user interface. It is a Carbon application which can run on both OS9 and OSX. Diff'nPatch has the following capacities: - it lets you compare files with any kind of line endings (mac, unix or windows) - it lets you collate two files. They are displayed in two adjacent windows (horizontally or vertically); you can easily browse from one diff to the other using a slider or the navigation keys of your keyboard, apply a diff from one file to the other, apply all the diffs at a time etc. - it generates diff output in the classical formats (normal, context, undiff, side-by-side, if-then-else, brief) - it lets you compare folders - it has a wealth of options - it lets you apply a patch file: if your patch file contains the diffs between fileA and fileB, when you apply...
Apr 09
Easy Barcode Reader USB Hardware for Mac OS
Easy Barcode Technologies Ships Easy Barcode Reader USB Hardware for Mac OS CARY, North Carolina (8 April 2003) -- Easy Barcode Technologies, a company dedicated to creating innovative, user-friendly barcode solutions, today announced its Easy Barcode Reader is now shipping. The Easy Barcode Reader is a desktop USB barcode scanner designed for home and office use. By default, the hardware emulates a keyboard, allowing barcodes to be scanned into any active application or text field. The Easy Barcode Reader features: - Support for over 15 barcode symbologies, including EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC, Bookland EAN ("ISBN barcodes"), Code 39, Code 128, I2of5 (ITF), Industrial 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, Codabar, Telepen, and MSI/Plessey. - Plug-and-play use -- emulates a keyboard, does not require extra drivers. - Extensive customization options with included booklet. - Triggered or trigglerless barcode scanning modes. - Barcode Identification Mode, enabled special character output to...
Apr 09
Install Factory v3.1.4
Braddock Street Software Releases Install Factory v3.1.4 - If they couldn't pirate your software, how many copies would you sell? ATLANTA, GA --April 9, 2003 - Braddock Street Software announces the release of Install Factory v3.14, the complete anti-piracy toolkit for Windows and Macintosh software developers. Install Factory prevents users from distributing unauthorized copies of your installer and prevents users from distributing copies of your installed software. Install Factory combines ease of use with incredible sophistication. In it's simplest form you can drag-and-drop your entire software project into Install Factory and produce a double-clickable installer for Windows or Macintosh operating systems, including Mac OSX. )From these humble beginnings you can easily replace the default graphics and text, add ReadMe and EULA screens, create complex conditional logic and add anti-piracy security to your installer and to your developed software. Install Factory's Lock Point plug-...
Apr 09
PdfCompress 4.1
For immediate release Berlin, Germany - April 9th, 2003 metaobject announces the immediate availability of version 4.1 of the popular PDF compression tool for Mac OS X. Version 4.1 features built-in integration with the PDF Services feature available since Mac OS X 10.2.4. PDF Services allow files to be compressed via PdfCompress in a one-step process, directly from the print panel and any application. PdfCompress 4.1 installs PDF Services via an simple menu command, and makes generating optimized PDF files easier than ever, and shows to metaobject's commitment to maintaining ease-of-use leadership. PdfCompress has received rave reviews from users and a 4.7 star rating (of 5 possible) from pdfworker, better than any other PDF compression utility. PdfCompress still costs just US $25 per copy to license, and version 4.1 is a free upgrade for existing users of previous versions. PdfCompress is a fully native Cocoa application, not just a Cocoa wrapper around legacy libraries. For more...
Apr 09
Blue World Announces Lasso Reporter
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2003 BLUE WORLD ANNOUNCES LASSO REPORTER Free application speeds process of creating robust reports Bellevue, WA--April 9, 2003--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of the Web Data Engine(tm)--today announced Lasso Reporter 6, a new tool for quickly creating robust reports from data contained within MySQL databases. Lasso Reporter is a LassoApp which can be freely used on servers running Lasso Professional 6, Blue World's leading Web application server for creative professionals. "Collecting large quantities of data is totally useless unless you have a way in which to easily generate meaningful reports," said Bill Doerrfeld, CEO of Blue World. "With Lasso Reporter, knowledge workers have a solution which makes it very easy to quickly build robust reports from most any set of data, with zero programming required. By allowing knowledge workers to take control of data themselves, organizations can dramatically increase their productivity while...
Apr 08
iScooper 1.0
Inventive, Inc. announces the release of iScooper 1.0, an automatic media downloading application for Mac OS X. iScooper enables users to automatically download and browse batches of pictures much faster and much more conveniently than they can with conventional web browsers. iScooper is designed to work with web pages that contain many links to pictures--for example, a celebrity web page that contains several links to photos of the celebrity. iScooper can take a web page like this and automatically download all the linked photos on it. Once they've been downloaded, they can easily be viewed in a full-screen slideshow right from within iScooper. iScooper features: * works in conjunction with all web browsers * automatically download an entire batch of pictures simply by dragging & dropping a picture gallery web link into iScooper * allows viewing all downloaded pictures in full-screen slideshows * unwanted pictures can easily be removed, even while viewing a slideshow...
Apr 08
Two New Antennas Boost Wireless Reception TiBooks/Pismo
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two New Antennas Boost Wireless Reception in Apple Titanium PowerBook G4s and PowerBook G4 Pismo models 50% or More WICHITA, Kan. --04/08/03-- QuickerTek has just announced two new antennas that boost wireless connectivity up to 50% for all [APPL] Apple PowerBook Titanium G4 users and PowerBook G3 'Pismo' portables with Airport cards. These new antennas are shipping now for a retail price of $79.95 for the Ti Whip and $39.95 for the Ti Antenna. Wireless reception for PowerBook Titanium users in particular has been a sore spot since first implemented. Insufficient range and inconsistent network connections are common complaints. These new QuickerTek antennas work with the Airport card by extending the antenna outside of the PowerBook case, boosting range and connection stability. Both antennas are compatible with Mac OS X and 9.x and require no drivers or software installation. A CD of relevant software is included for convenience. Installation Users open the...
Apr 08
MacHack 18: MacHack Announces Pre-Conference Training
MacHack 18: MacHack Announces Pre-Conference Training For Immediate Release MacHack: the Advanced Developers Hands-On Conference Dearborn, Michigan - MacHack, the Advanced Developers Hands-On Conference, today announced one-day training sessions to be held on Wednesday, June 18. These intensive training sessions, designed to complement MacHack's three days of presentations and papers. Cocoa Software Development and Tcl/Tk training will be available. "MacHack has always been focused on real-world problems and their solutions," said Avi Drissman, MacHack Sessions chairman. "So these training courses, which have a hands-on approach, are a perfect fit." Cocoa training will be lead by veteran Macintosh developer Chris Hanson. The training will cover the full spectrum of Cocoa development from the declaration of classes and NSObject all the way to advanced UI elements and concepts, and will include lab exercises to allow attendees to understand the architecture from...
Apr 08
WebDesign 2.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEBDESIGN 2.1 ADDS CSS FEATURES & INTEGRATION WITH THE MAC OS X SHELL Toronto, Ontario - April 8, 2003 - Rage Software today announced the immediate availability of WebDesign 2.1, A major upgrade to the fully featured web-authoring package for the Mac OS and Mac OS X. WebDesign Includes built in support for HTML 3.2, all versions of HTML 4, XHTML 1.0, PHP, Cascading Style Sheets, ASP and JavaScript. WebDesign allows HTML tags to be automatically generated using its built in wizards while allowing direct manipulation of source code through its powerful text editor. Edit files locally or remotely using WebDesign's built in FTP Client. Keep your web sites up to date and organized with WebDesign's Site Manager. Use WebDesign Includes to allow customization of an entire site by editing one file. WebDesign's text editor includes many unique features making web authoring a whole lot easier. Including full customizable syntax coloring with support for HTML, XHTML and...
Apr 08
BX for Java: the Complete Visual Java Builder
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ICS Announces BX for Java the Complete Visual Java Builder New builder provides the world's most complete solution for developing UI-intensive mission critical Java applications. April 8, 2003, Cambridge, MA - Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc., The User Interface Company, is today announcing the general availability of BX for Java. This new Java development tool extends the flagship line of BX builders that lead the market in visual 'drag-and-drop' builders that accelerate successful development and deployment of complex, mission-critical applications. "Java has matured to the point that it is being adopted by our core base of software engineers who are solving aerospace, financial services, government/military and telecommunications challenges," said Peter Winston, ICS' founder and chief strategist, adding "We're pleased to respond to their needs and continue our longstanding commitment to the principle that all software should be portable, re-usable, and...
Apr 08
Revolution And Paradigma Software Announce Data-Driven Revolution
RUNTIME REVOLUTION AND PARADIGMA SOFTWARE ANNOUNCE DATA-DRIVEN REVOLUTION SOLUTION Ultra-Fast Valentina Database Technology Available Through Runtime Revolution April 8th, 2003. Runtime Revolution and Paradigma Software today announced two initiatives to bring Valentina Database Technology to Revolution developers. Revolution, the premiere cross-platform rapid application development environment from Runtime Revolution, now incorporates direct access to the Valentina XCMD component. In addition, Revolution developers can now purchase Valentina XCMD directly from Runtime Revolution, alone or in a bundle with Revolution, giving immediate access to the full power of Valentina databases. Revolution makes it easy to create powerful, fully-functional, and easy-to-use database front-end solutions. Paradigma Software's Valentina technology incorporates a unique SQL compatible database kernel, known for its ability to manage millions of records with both speed and reliability, limited only by...
Apr 07
fe77 Server Suite v1.1
Design. Develop. Deploy. fe77 Server Suite v1.1 provides standards based, enterprise application development and production environments allowing users to design, develop and deploy applications all using the same platform and software. open standards, unix power, mac friendly. fe77 Server Suite enables users to leverage existing Mac OS X ready hardware to provide industry standard application services. Why build on a Mac and host with Windows , Linux or Solaris when you can do it all from the comfort of your mac. --- For Immediate Release San Francisco, California, April 8, 2003 - FE77 today updated the add-on components of its popular Server Suite to include PHP 4.3.1 and Apache Cocoon 2.0.4 (for both JDK 1.2-1.3 and 1.4). Fe77 Server Suite is an integrated server system with graphical installer and configuration utility designed to help Mac users leverage their existing software and hardware investments with a powerful set of web development tools and production quality server...
Apr 07
Exabyte And Tolis Offer 1st Multi-Drive Tape Backup Solution for
EXABYTE AND TOLIS GROUP OFFER FIRST MULTI-DRIVE TAPE BACKUP SOLUTION FOR MAC OS X Boulder, CO - April 7, 2003 - Exabyte=AE Corporation (OTCBB: EXBT), a performance and value leader in tape backup systems, today announced that TOLIS Group has certified the Exabyte 221L LTOT UltriumT tape library for Mac OS X, Apple's Unix-based operating system. In conjunction with the Mac OS X version of TOLIS Group's BRUT Command Line Interface (CLI) data protection software, the Exabyte 221L is the first tape storage solution to provide multiple drive back up and restore for Apple's Mac OS X operating system over Fibre Channel or SCSI. The collaboration has resulted in a first-of-its-kind storage solution for Mac OS X - a low-cost, rapidly deployable, high-performance storage back up and restore solution that perfectly complements Apple's Xserve and Xserve RAID server and storage offerings. A technology preview can be seen in Booth #SL601 at the National Association of Broadcaster's (NAB) convention...
Apr 07
FileMaker Web Digger and Server Probe
Digital Point Solutions has made available two web-based tools for testing your FileMaker databases... FileMaker Web Digger -------------------- This is a web-based application which can be used to quickly check the security of any of your FileMaker databases you are publishing via the web. Currently it checks for the following: - Ability for anyone to view your data - Ability for anyone to edit your data - Ability for anyone to delete records - Ability for anyone to run scripts For the best security when publishing on the Web, you can use Lasso or something similar. Although there are ways to completely lock down your databases (even from unauthorized people from reading) without 3rd party tools. FileMaker Server Probe ---------------------- This is a web-based application which you can use to get a list of files that are being shared by FileMaker. Currently it's able to do the following...

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