MacZoop 2.5 GM
2nd March, 2001
MacZoop 2.5 GM is now available.
MacZoop, the popular and free C++ framework for creating Macintosh
applications, version 2.5 has finally gone golden. This comprehensive
update has been painstakingly developed over the last six months or so and
is now more powerful, scalable and usable than ever.
New features at a glance:
* Comprehensive Views architecture makes creating complex user interfaces a
* Many new views classes prebuilt for creating cool user interfaces
* Fully appearance-savvy
* New dialog layer completely built on views - problematic Dialog Manager no
* Greater scalability to larger projects while retaining simplicity for
* Fully Carbon compliant - same source will compile to classic 68K and
PowerPC, Carbon for Mac OS 8/9 and X.
* Built-in tooltip support
* Many objects enhanced and rationalised without sacrificing code
* Tabbed dialog interfaces can be built with one line of code
* Powerful new list interface...
Screen Catcher 2.3.1
For immediate release
ST. CLAIR SOFTWARE RELEASES SCREEN CATCHER 2.3.1
5 mouse-rated screen capture tool gets compatibility update.
(Youngstown, OH -- March 5, 2001) St. Clair Software announced today that
version 2.3.1 of Screen Catcher, their popular screen capture utility, is
Screen Catcher 2.3.1 corrects two issues with the recently-released Screen
Catcher 2.3 upgrade. This version corrects problems with the new "email a
screen snapshot" feature when used with Microsoft Outlook or Entourage
under Mac OS 9.0.4. It also fixes a bug that caused an "Interfacelib --
FetchFontInfo could not be found" error when running Screen Catcher under
Mac OS 8.5 or earlier.
Recently given a perfect "5 mouse" rating by MacUser UK, Screen Catcher is
a scriptable screen capture utility that includes a unique Catch-All
feature which auto-scrolls windows to capture entire documents. This
capability, combined with flexible scaling, color palette control, and
support for a large number of...
iTimer 3.0 has been officially released as of 5th March, 2001.
You can grab it from our site at http://www.crescendosw.com
iTimer is an application for timing and regulating Internet use from one
computer. It supports multiple users and is fully administrable.
iTimer is proudly Macintosh and Made With REALbasic.
New in 3.0 :
-Great new ability to time not only monthly, but also daily and yearly
periods for individual users
-Reworked and streamlined admin section to accomodate new accounting periods
-New 'Log Only' feature to allow use with permanent connections (cable, DSL
-New HTML help system
-More affordable pricing system, save up to 25%!
-Heaps more stuff, just download it and see for yourself!
Any owners of previous versions can upgrade for free by using their old
If you have any queries, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chris Carruthers, Crescendo Software.
Keyspan USB 4-port Serial Adapter
Richmond, Calif- March 5, 2001- Keyspan, America's top selling brand of USB
connectivity products, is now shipping its new USB 4-port Serial Adapter.
The adapter has an
MSRP of $149.
The Keyspan USB 4-Port Serial Adapter allows 4 serial devices to be
connected to a single USB port. Each of its male DB9 ports allows
connection to RS232 serial devices at data rates up to 960 Kbps. In
addition to supporting Linux 2.4, the Keyspan USB 4-Port Serial Adapter can
also be used on the Windows 98, Windows Me and Windows 2000 platforms, as
well as with Mac OS 8.6 or higher. Support for Mac OS X will be available
in the 3rd quarter.
This new adapter is targeted to enterprise and industrial market segments.
It is an ideal for connecting serial devices needed in laboratory,
manufacturing, and retail settings for Point of Sale (POS), process
control, or data retrieval applications.
"Our new 4-port adapter addresses the need to connect multiple serial
devices to a USB port on a variety of platforms,...
For Immediate Release
Newtown, Connecticut, March 3, 2001
Today Glass Bead Software announced the release of version 3.0 of SnapMail,
its beloved intra-office Macintosh messaging software. This new version
adds many features, including voice messaging, a bulletin board system,
reminder messages, color icons, a spelling checker, and much more. SnapMail
3.0 is available for download at http://www.glassbead.com
About Snap Mail: SnapMail is the complete and easy-to-use intra-office
chat, messaging and communication application for the Mac office. Using
peer-to-peer technology, SnapMail sends messages, files, and voice mail
SnapMail keeps all messages and documents safely in-house. It doesn't
require a mail server, Internet connection, or any administration. SnapMail
is a light-weight application: it requires only 1MB of RAM and runs on all
Mac OS Systems from 7.5 to OS X.
Snap Mail provides seamless and easy collaboration to small and large
workgroups without difficult-to-...
Bopalong for Macintosh
Black Diamond Releases Bopalong Public Beta
Black Diamond Products today announced the release of the first public beta
of its new file manipulation tool Bopalong for Macintosh.
Bopalong is a file manipulation and listing program. It allows you to
rename batches of files, batch change various file properties, and generate
file and folder listings. Bopalong:
* Allows previews of any file changes before making them
* Has simple wildcard renaming facilities
* Can set file labels, comments, type and creator codes
* Allows you to delete resource forks ( useful for web graphics )
* Has flexible file selection facilities
* Allows you to view or export file listings with selectable fields and
* Features a folder size lister to help see where all that disk space is going
* Can generate lists based on various search criteria
Bopalong is available for the Mac and is shareware, priced at $10 for a
single user license.
Bopalong is written by Peter Job and published by Black Diamond...
Aestiva Introduces HTML/OS 1.9
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aestiva Introduces HTML/OS 1.9
Torrance, Calif. - Aestiva, L.L.C. announced this week the release of
Aestiva HTML/OS 1.9, the latest version of its Web operating and
Aestiva HTML/OS delivers a single-product solution for advanced Web site
and Web software development. It eliminates the need for CGI programming
and integration tools such as ASP and ColdFusion. Version 1.9 is the ninth
major upgrade for HTML/OS, with 5 years of development behind it.
HTML/OS 1.9 includes new multi-tasking capabilities, improved database
cross-platform compatibility and new tools to help developers build
Web-based applications. Beginning with version 1.9, Aestiva provides both a
development version of HTML/OS (called the professional edition), and a
run-time version for running applications built with HTML/OS.
Aestiva HTML/OS offers a complete integrated development environment that
includes a built-in Web database. Developers use the product to build
4D version 6.7.1
4D, Inc. news for immediate release
March 1, 2001. San Jose, CA.
4D, Inc. releases improved, optimized 4D version 6.7.1 update
4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and WebSTAR
Server Suite 4.3, announced today that 4D version 6.7.1 has been released
and is now available from the 4D, Inc. web site. 4D v6.7.1 is a significant
release for current 4D v6.7.x users with many improvements and
optimizations along with the addition of a few minor new web features.
"System integrity is our primary concern here at 4D and we are constantly
striving and working to produce software that is solid and dependable, with
the necessary functionality that today's market demands to a make a
business successful," said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO, 4D, Inc.
"With 4D v6.7.1, we are able to offer many modifications that ensure that
4D users have a powerful and stable environment for their mission critical...
please note we posted the final version 2.0 of our Mac Shareware "FoldersSynchronizer".
To be removed (we apologize):
What's new in the 2.0
* x2 faster than 1.X versions.
* Drang and drop.
* Background running mode.
* Resolves aliases.
* Up to 8 lists for each area available by pop-up menu.
* 4MB of free RAM only.
* Never need to increase the application memory. Never.
* Saves and Opens "Configuration Files" and configure all the FS options.
* Drag the Configuration Files on the console and configure all the FS options.
* Fully Mac Appearances.
* Copies the custom icons.
* Copies all the finder file/folder attributes.
* Allows to choose different disks with same names.
* Allows to backup from CDs.
* Balloon Help.
* PDF User's Manual.
Infragistics Releases New PowerChart, JSuite and JFCSuite...
Infragistics Releases New PowerChart, JSuite and JFCSuite Products
Java Components for Enhanced Presentation Layer Interfaces Make Life Easier
for Java Developers and Allow for Richer Applications
Cranbury, N.J. - February 22, 2001 -- Infragistics, formed by the merger of
ProtoView Development and Sheridan Software, today announced the release of
JSuite 5.0 and JFCSuite 5.0. Either Suite of Java components allows Java
developers to add a feature-rich presentation layer to their applications
quickly, easily and cost effectively. Simultaneously, Infragistics
announced the release of version 2.0 of PowerChart, which is included with
JSuite and JFCSuite, and also available separately.
Both JSuite, for use in AWT Java development environments or as JavaBeans,
and JFCSuite, for use in Swing Java development environments, provide a
full range of interface components. Each Suite includes charting, a grid,
data input components, an explorer, a tree and calendaring-comprising the
Media 100 Ships CineStream; Authoring Solution for Web Developers
and Professional Content Creators, Available Immediately
Media 100 CineStream Integrates "EventStream" Technology to Enable
Interactive Streaming Media Authoring and Delivery
MARLBORO, Mass.--March 1, 2001--Media 100 Inc. (NASDAQ: MDEA), the leading
provider of software, systems and services for streaming media on the
Internet, today announced that CineStream, the industry's first
software-based interactive streaming media authoring solution for web
developers and professional content creators, is available immediately.
Media 100 CineStream enables a broader range of customers to create and
deliver superior quality, highly-interactive streaming media programs for
delivery over the Internet. CineStream provides a unique, software-based
approach to creating video programs specifically designed for the
interactive nature of the Internet and is ideally suited for customers
entering the burgeoning streaming media marketplace...
iBuild Lite/Pro/Site preview version 0.9.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 01 March 2001
Acrux Software announces iBuild Lite/Pro/Site preview version 0.9.5.
New/changed in this version:
* Easier editing of text: objects underneath the text object being edited
can move down automatically when the text object increases in height
whilst you are typing; useful for bullet lists for example.
* New objects; radio buttons: It's now possible to put questions using
familiar Mac-style radio buttons.
* New stationery: "Human led presentation" lets you build PowerPoint-like
presentations using text and graphics. The color and pattern of the
background of the each card (slide) can be adjusted in user mode so
that an optimum result can be obtained to match the conditions of the
auditorium or Beamer. Using the new print stack facility, you can easily
create sets of hand outs for your audience to take with them after
* Improved windowing in design mode: the small size stack windows
(previously called "minituarized...
The Macintosh Developer Center Announces TMDC SysMenu, TMDC Droplet
Builder, Updated Programs and a Redesigned Web Site
For immediate release
NICE, FRANCE - March 1, 2001 - The Macintosh Developer Center
(http://www.tmdc.org) is pleased to announce two new utilities for the
Macintosh platform, each aiming to provide a simple and easy method to make
your experience with the Mac OS more pleasant and productive.
Additionally, TMDC's web site was completely redesigned, now focusing on
helping Macintosh developers worldwide with useful tutorials, links,
examples, and reviews.
TMDC SysMenu is the only menu you need! Featuring submenus, plugins,
customizable options, and much more, you can now launch any application,
document, control panel, or use one of many plugins in any application,
including the Finder. TMDC SysMenu is shareware costing $15 and a fully
working demo is available to download. Visit http://www.tmdc.org/sysmenu/
for more information.
TMDC Droplet Builder is a simple...
ksoft is pleased to announce CPLAT 3.0.
CPLAT is an easy-to-use full-featured (not just a thin layer over the
underlying OS) modern C++ (STL, exception handling) framework for MacOS and
Windows development including support for the lastest MacOS technologies
including AppearanceManager, proxy icons and window path popups and icon
services (32 bit icons), MacOSX and Carbon, and Windows applications for
CPLAT also includes a RADTool / Resource Editor for importing / creating /
editing the resources your application uses including, menus, icons,
pictures, cursors, patterns, windows, alerts, dialogs, strings. You can
create a single resource and generate the appropriate resource definition
for MacOS and Windows.
CPLAT is available for $50 and includes complete source code, headers and
projects to the framework, demos and RADTool / Resource Editor (including
source code). Updates are posted approximately every 4-8 weeks to
Full details and the lastest...
VirusBarrier 1.0 for the Palm OS
INTEGO ANNOUNCES VIRUSBARRIER 1.0 FOR PALM OS
Miami, Florida, February 28, 2001 -- Intego, a leading provider of
Macintosh Internet security software, today announced the release of
VirusBarrier 1.0 for the Palm OS. VirusBarrier solves the growing problem
of viruses on Palm OS devices, by scanning the PDA and detecting virus
infected files, and deleting them, to ensure that they do not propagate.
VirusBarrier for Palm OS runs on all Palm OS compatible devices - Palm,
Handspring, IBM and others.
With more than 11 million Palm OS PDAs sold around the world, it didn't
take long for virus writers to start targeting these devices. As more Palm
users connect to the Internet, these viruses spread rapidly. The Palm OS
version of the acclaimed VirusBarrier antivirus program will protect Palm
PDAs from all known viruses, keeping data safe.
Intego is committed to providing thorough virus protection for Palm OS
devices. As new viruses are found, updates will be made available on
Intego's web site...
Ekim Software releases Pipeline 2.5.1 - Easy to use and powerful proxy
Ekim Software - 2/28/2001 - Ekim Software announces the update of their
internet utility, Pipeline.
Pipeline is a utility that gives anyone the ability to run a proxy server
on their network. Pipeline is fully configurable, giving you the power to
run multiple servers off one machine on different ports. Pipeline features
the ability to host SOCKS4, SOCKS5, and HTTP proxy servers all in one
application. Other features of Pipeline include Detour and SpeedLimit.
Pipeline 2.5.1 fixes various bugs with the HTTP proxy. The use of an HTTP
proxy should be much more stable in handling URLs that contain port
numbers. Also a Windows version of Pipeline 2.5.1 has been released.
Pipeline can be downloaded from the Ekim Software web site:
About Ekim Software
Ekim Software, a software company based out of Sarasota Florida, develops
both freeware and shareware applications for...
UpdateAgent CDs on Demand
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
INSIDER ADDS CDS ON DEMAND TO ITS LINE OF MAC UPDATING SERVICES
Users Can Now Request Up-to-the-Minute Collections of Software Updaters
February 27, 2001 [Carlsbad, California] Insider Software today added
CDs-on-Demand to its five star rated Insider UpdateAgent software updating
service for Macintosh computers. In addition to online Internet access,
users can now request an up-to-the minute snapshot of all updaters
available from over 2,000 software publishers and have them sent the next
CD FORMAT VERY HELPFUL TO ADMINISTRATORS AND CONSULTANTS
While the online version of Insider UpdateAgent is the best solution for
many Internet users, the CD version of the service is particularly helpful
for system administrators, consultants and others managing multiple
"Insider has had numerous requests for a service that offers the latest
Macintosh software updaters all in one place," remarked Rio Sabadicci,
president of Insider Software. "In...
Aestiva Announces NET-anywhere Initiative
AESTIVA Press Release
February 27, 2001
From Aestiva, LLC. http://www.aestiva.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aestiva Announces NET-anywhere Initiative.
Aestiva announced a new initiative this week, called NET-anywhere,
dedicated to giving Web developers the ability to develop dynamic Web sites
once, on one kind of hardware, and deploy anywhere.
"Our use of the word 'anywhere' is not an accident," states Aestiva
Director of Technology, D. M. Silverberg. "Companies should be building Web
applications that run on any hardware, anywhere."
Aestiva is opposed to large software companies who design their Web
strategies around monopolistic legacy architectures. Such efforts result in
development and product costs that are so high only the richest
corporations can participate.
"Legacy strategies kill Web innovation," says Silverberg. "Just as they
killed innovation in the pre-Web software industry." "Aestiva isn't
interested in protecting the out-of-date technologies of a few
Internet Gateway 6.8.2 and SurfDoubler 6.8.2
Vicomsoft is excited to announce the release of version 6.8.2 of the
Internet Gateway and SurfDoubler.
The major feature of this latest release is that it allows Internet Sharing
with the latest ADSL connection types now being rolled out in the UK and
Europe in particular. Until now ADSL connections provided using USB modems
did not permit users to upgrade their connection type and continue sharing
Internet access across their network with a software router solution.
Version 6.8.2 of the Vicomsoft Internet Gateway and SurfDoubler solutions
allow business and home users respectively to take full advantage of the
high speed connection that ADSL offers, and keep all of the security,
management and control functions the software provides.
With version 6.8.2 Vicomsoft have also added:
-Improved Auto set-up with increased ability to detect and utilise existing
-The ability to specify a connection to route through for specific
destinations, and not just use the router...
MP3 Strip 1.2
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New version of Smallest MP3 Player for Macintosh Released
MP3 Strip 1.2 allows Mac users to playback MP3 music from Control Strip.
February 27, 2001 - Today Kanex Group Inc. released new version of the
compact MP3 Player for Macintosh.
MP3 Strip is the Control Strip Module what enables a high-quality playback
and easy browsing through MP3 files. MP3 Strip instantly accessible and in
spite of its small size (100KB), you are not required to run any other
program to listen to your favorite MP3s.
The new MP3 Strip 1.2 contains several new and enhanced features, including:
)Displaying title of the song in the Control Strip - now just a look at
Control Strip is enough to know the title of current track.
)Progress Bar - showing in Control Strip how much of the track has already
been played and how much is remaining.
)International Character Sets support - as MP3s are popular all around the
world, ID3 Tags (track descriptions) can be not only in English. MP3 Strip
MGI version 2.1 for Macintosh and Windows NT/2000
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MODULAR GATEWAY INTERFACE (MGI) VERSION 2.1 MAJOR UPGRADE AVAILABLE
Adds HTTP File Upload, ODBC Capabilities and Much More.
Raleigh, North Carolina - 27 February 2001 - PagePlanet Software, Inc. is
proud to announce the Golden Master release of Modular Gateway Interface
(MGI) version 2.1 for Macintosh and Windows NT/2000.
MGI 2.1 is a plug-in to 4D's award-winning web server, WebSTAR, and ISAPI
web servers such as IIS. MGI 2.1 allows web site developers to integrate
hundreds of functions from counters to shopping carts with easy-to-use,
HTML-style tags. MGI tags are coded directly into the HTML of a page and
integrate seamlessly with any page layout or design.
For server administrators, MGI 2.1 is plug-and-play. All functions are
fully secure across multiple regions on a web server making MGI ideal for
web hosting companies, ISPs, and businesses with multiple divisions in
addition to machines running single domains. Web-based server
administration lets you...
Purity Software reintroduces WebSiphon w/ODBC connectivity
Purity Software reintroduces ODBC connectivity for WebSiphon
Following the release of WebSiphon v2.0, Purity Software is proud to
reintroduce ODBC connectivity for WebSiphon with the WebSiphon Enterprise
The WebSiphon Enterprise Module is an enhancement for Purity's premiere web
development environment. Using the WebSiphon Enterprise Module, developers
can easily connect to any ODBC-compliant data sources. For example, using
the Merant DataDirect Connect ODBC v3.11 driver manager you would have
access to any of the following database systems:
dBASE IV, V
FoxPro 2.5, 2.6
Microsoft SQL Server 6.5
Oracle 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
Sybase SQL Server 4.92
Sybase System 10, 11, Adaptive Server 11.x, 12
In addition, any DBMS that fully conforms to the ODBC 3.0 specification
should work (PrimeBase, etc.) with the WebSiphon Enterprise Module.
The WebSiphon Enterprise Module also supports round-robin connection
management to any number of different data sources. Simply open multiple...
INCWELL DMG, LTD RELEASES SUPERCARD 3.6.3 UPDATE.
February 26, 2001 - Chandler, AZ
IncWell DMG, Ltd., in association with Solutions Etcetera, announced
today the availability of SuperCard 3.6.3, a free update to their high
level multimedia delivery and rapid application development tool. The new
version addresses a memory problem under Mac OS 9 and QuickTime 4.1.2, and
is available via download from the IncWell web site to all registered users
of SuperCard version 3.5 and higher.
"With the discovery last month that changes made in QuickTime 4.1.2 could
cause SuperCard authored applications to run into potential memory problems
with any current system setup, it was imperative for us to release an
update as soon as possible. This release is designed to correct that
problem", said Scott Simon, Director of Product Development for IncWell.
SuperCard offers both the home user and the professional developer alike,
an easy to use - easy to learn, yet high-powered environment that provides
Cobweb 1.0, a new HTML editor, freeware
* * * For Immediate Release * * *
Monday, February 26, 2001
SCOTTS VALLEY, CALIF. -- Stone Table Software announces the freeware
release of Cobweb 1.0, a new HTML editor.
Cobweb is a non-WYSIWYG HTML text editor. It is designed to work as a
companion to Z-Write, Stone Table Software's revolutionary non-linear word
processor, but may be used by anyone needing a simple HTML editor.
Cobweb includes special features for editing Z-Write 1.2 HTML Template
files, which allow the user to customize Z-Write's HTML output. Z-Write 1.2
will be released in March.
Cobweb's key features include:
- Simple, elegant design
- Smart toolbar: inserts HTML tags in context
- Syntax coloring
- Support for most basic HTML commands
- Supports fontsets, for use with the FONT tag
- Support for 216-color web palette, tables, and images
- Multiple undos
* Cost, Availability, and System Requirements *
Cobweb requires a Power Macintosh, Quicktime, and Mac OS 7.5 or better. It
is free for...
Lasso Studio 1.5.5 for Macromedia Dreamweaver and UltraDev 4
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2001
BLUE WORLD RELEASES LASSO STUDIO 1.5.5 FOR MACROMEDIA DREAMWEAVER AND ULTRADEV
Free maintenance update provides enhanced performance, stability,
compatibility and new features.
Bellevue, WA--February 22, 2001--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers
of the Web Data Engine(tm)--today released Lasso Studio 1.5.5 for
Macromedia Dreamweaver, a free maintenance update to its popular product
for quickly building powerful data-driven Web sites. The release provides
enhanced compatibility with Dreamweaver 4 and Dreamweaver UltraDev 4 along
with several new features, performance enhancements and fixes to all
reported issues. The release also includes an updated version (22.214.171.124) of
Lasso Studio Web Data Engine, the single-user developer version of Lasso
Web Data Engine.
Enhanced Compatibility - Lasso Studio now supports Dreamweaver 4 and
Dreamweaver UltraDev 4 in addition to Dreamweaver 3 and Dreamweaver
Enhanced Installers -...
Roxen Platform supports Asian Characters in Web Sites
Roxen Platform supports Asian Characters in Web Sites
Roxen Internet Software is first to support US and European companies that
want to serve Asian markets with the same servers and sites. Full Unicode
support integrated with the graphics subsystem in Roxen Platform is the key
to supporting Asian character sets.
Stockholm, 2001 02 21 - Roxen Internet Software today announced the support
for Asian character sets in Roxen Platform 2.1, a leading Web Content
Management software. The announcement was made in conjunction with MacWorld
Tokyo and Roxen IS cooperation with Apple Computer. Roxen Platform has
previously been announced for Mac OS X, making it the first Web Content
Management system available on Mac OS X.
International corporations benefit from being able to serve the world from
one Web location. Cost, consistency and speed of change improve when
national web sites are consolidated to one. Support for Asian character
sets is a prerequisite for true multilingual support. A Web...
FRONTBASE Offers Exclusive Support of Unicode Standard for Mac...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRONTBASE PAVES THE WAY FOR INTERNATIONAL MAC OS X SOLUTIONS
Relational database server takes leadership role with exclusive support for
Foothill Ranch, CA (February 21, 2001) FRONTBASE, a scalable relational
database server, offers the Mac OS X community a unique opportunity to
deliver and deploy true internationally capable database applications. By
offering exclusive support for the Unicode standard, FRONTBASE delivers the
database engine required by todays international and Internet driven
"When the specification for FRONTBASE was laid down, we had the unique
opportunity to decide on the latest ground breaking technology standards,
with Unicode being one of the most important", said Geert B. Clemmensen,
Founder and CEO of FrontBase, Inc. He continued, "With Mac OS X and its
strong Unicode capabilities, Apple Computer is clearly leading the way and
we are proud to be a part of the launch of this new and exciting
MacHack 2001: Ultimate Keynote Expands
MacHack 2001: Keynote Announced: Ultimate Keynote Expands
MacHack: The Annual Conference for Leading Edge Developers
Contact: Carol Lynn
1264 Bedford Road
Grosse Point Park, MI 48230
February 21, 2001-Dearborn, MI-As if bringing Andy Hertzfeld, "Bud" Tribble
and Caroline Rose together for a Macintosh engineering reunion weren't
enough, the folks at MacHack: The Annual Conference for Leading Edge
Developers has landed another member of the original Macintosh team, Bruce
Bruce Horn is a cofounder and Chief Technical Officer of Marketocracy,
Inc., a firm using the Internet to educate, identify and recruit the
world's top investors in order to build a family of mutual funds, today
announced the availability of a new subscription service, the Marketocracy
Index 100 (M100).
Bruce started working at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in the
Smalltalk group at the age of 13, and was introduced to the world of
MGI Forms Processor
PagePlanet Software, Inc. is pleased to announce the immediate availability
of MGI Forms Processor, a plugin to 4Ds award-winning web server WebStar
for Macintosh and IIS server on NT/2000.
What MGI Forms Processor does is enable forms-to-email functions with some
helpful features including:
* Validate email addresses for syntax as a built-in function
* Validate any string/date/integer/real number for syntax using the
* mgiPGP encryption included
* CC, BCC and file attachments directly from server built in
* Failed mail archive is included to capture any mail that fails to send
for any reason and allows resend after corrections are made
* Allows for full customization of the email returned or dumping field
data to a line-by-line display without preformatting
* Includes MGI server admin to enable and disable functions on a domain-
* Full support for GMT offset -- server wide or configurable per email
* Fully customizable error pages for those pages...
February 20, 2001. San Jose, CA.
4D Inc. releases 4D v6.5.8
4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and WebSTAR
Server Suite 4.3, announced today that 4D version 6.5.8 has been released
and is now available from the 4D, Inc. web site. 4D v6.5.8 is a significant
release for current 6.5.x users with many improvements to the current
feature set. A list of improvements can be found at the URL listed below.
"The continued development of the 4D v6.5.x product line is vital to many
of our current customer's businesses," said Brendan Coveney, president and
CEO, 4D, Inc. "We recognize this fact and have made the commitment to
support and develop both the 4D v6.5.x and the 4D v6.7.x product lines in
order to maintain the stability, power, and flexibility 4D users are
accustomed to and provide them with the necessary resources for their
businesses to grow."
Updates are available for the following products:
- 4th Dimension 6.5.8
- 4D Server 6.5.8...
VSE Be Found 2.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PR: Mac software announces web sites and analyzes the results
Germany, 20 February 2001 - The popular web site promotion tool VSE Be
Found is now available in version 2.5.
VSE Be Found is a web site promotion tool for Macs, including a search
engine submitter, a ranking checker and a link popularity tool. It also
analyzes web pages and optimizes them for a high search engine ranking.
NEW TO VERSION 2.5:
The new version 2.5 now automatically analyzes the result pages of search
engines to verify if a submission has been really accepted.
Unlike other applications, it doesn't rely on a simple '200 received'
message of the search engine server but it analyzes the text on the result
page and presents it immediately on the screen so that webmasters can
double check the work of VSE Be Found.
VSE Be Found is the only web site promotion tool on Macintosh and Windows
that offers that important feature. Only with VSE Be Found, webmasters can
be sure that a web site has been...
PowerMail 3.0.8, Mac OS X Native Version
CTM Development releases PowerMail 3.0.8
) native version for Mac OS X now available
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - February 16th, 2000 - CTM Development releases a new
version of its $49 flagship e-mail application for Macintosh, PowerMail,
now including a native version for Apple's Mac OS X preview.
Designed as a fully-featured, user friendly alternative to Outlook
Express/Entourage and Eudora, PowerMail features the highest performance
mail searching capability, excellent compatibility with complex languages
such as Japanese, Chinese and Hebrew as well as a state-of-the-art Mac-like
The new version offers 22 new features, 19 bug fixes and has been
successfully tested with Mac OS version 9.1 (all Mac OS releases since 8.5
are supported). PowerMail 3.0.8 can be evaluated (30-day trial) and ordered
from http://www.ctmdev.com (free upgrade for PowerMail 3.0 registered users)
For additional information regarding PowerMail, kindly contact...
P.O. Toolbox 1.2
Friday, February 16, 2001
Intelli Innovations, Inc. today released P.O. Toolbox 1.2, a functionality
update to our U.S. Postal Service package management tool for the Macintosh
Version 1.2 adds these features:
* New City/State Lookup tool. Enter a zip code, get the corresponding city
* New Zip Code Lookup tool. Enter an address, city, and state; P.O.
Toolbox will return the full Zip Code+4.
* Revised International Rate Calculator country list fixes several
misspelled countries (causing them to malfunction)
* Increased the speed of Delivery Confirmation barcode generation
Sales and Support
Intelli Innovations, Inc.
Analyzer Lite for FileMaker
WAVES IN MOTION RELEASES ANALYZER LITE FOR FILEMAKER
Free development tool documents and analyzes FileMaker Pro projects.
PHOENIX. February 15, 2001. Ask a room full of FileMaker Pro developers what they like least about their job, and most will tell you it's the prospect of making changes to projects with hundreds or even thousands of elements, where something as simple as deleting a single field can affect any number of layouts, calculations, relationships, and scripts.
This is a problem Vince Menanno knows all too well. As the principal of Waves in Motion, he has been working with FileMaker databases for more than a decade. "Sure, with a new project you have the time to organize everything from scratch," he says. "But all too often I find myself called in to fix someone else's project. Things are all over the place and there's no documentation, or it's a database that's been worked on by too many different people."
Determined to offer FileMaker Pro developers powerful tools to aid...
.mail.it for Mac 1.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DACONS INTERNATIONAL INC
.mail.it for Mac 1.1 released! The ULTIMATE e-mail plug-in for FileMaker Pro
Dacons International announces the release of version 1.1 of the highly
popular e-mail plug-in '.mail.it'.
This free upgrade includes:
- optimized memory management
- better handling of large attachments
- even faster receiving and sending
- resolves conflict with some servers that use 'multi-line' protocol
- resolves issues with some network configurations
- 'Save as' dialog for incoming attachment with an existing name
- now with 'Register Engine' to supply you with upgrades much faster
- improved 'Demo-Files'
Here are some of the powerful features of .mail.it for Mac.
-send/receive e-mail (including attachments in all common formats)
-.mail.it will create a new record for each mail received
Email Merge version 2.0
Sig Software is proud to announce Email Merge version 2.0.
Email Merge is an intuitive program for creating mailings of individualized
email messages. It takes a database and a message template, and merges the
two to rapidly create customized email messages.
It work in conjuction with any one of these email programs:
* Microsoft Outlook Express
* Microsoft Entourage
* Qualcomm Eudora
* Claris Emailer
* Bare Bones Mailsmith
* CTM Development PowerMail
* CE Software QuickMail
Email Merge can import databases directly from text files or FileMaker Pro
and includes many of its own database features such as sorting and finding
duplications. It supports attachments and allows each message to be send
using a different email account in the chosen email client.
Version 2.0 adds an option to specify the account to send each message
from, support for CE Software QuickMail and several other minor
improvements. The upgrade is free for all registered users.
More information and the Email Merge...
InterMapper 3.0.4 is now available. InterMapper is a network monitoring and
alerting application that will create a graphical map of a network, then
monitor the network equipment (routers, switches, hubs, LAN and WAN
circuits, etc) and the servers (web, mail, ftp, QuickTime, etc)
continually. If InterMapper detects a problem, it will notify the network
manager via audible alerts, e-mail, pager, or by running an AppleScript.
InterMapper also has a built-in web server so that network managers can
view the health of their network remotely using a standard web browser.
This 3.0.4 release fixes several bugs, notably a problem with the web
server halting and a workaround for a problem with the 9.0 verison of
OpenTransport SNMP code.
A 14-day demonstration version of InterMapper 3.0.4 can be downloaded from:
For more information about InterMapper, please visit our web site:
About Dartware, LLC
Dartware was founded in April...
Unicore's Macintosh and Gigabit Ethernet Support to...
For Immediate Release
Unicore Technologies adds Macintosh and Gigabit Ethernet Support to NAServers
North Chelmsford, MA, February 12, 2001 - Unicore Technologies Corporation,
a global manufacturer of Network Attached Storage (NAS), and a worldwide
provider of Storage Area Networks (SAN), today announced the availability
of Macintosh and Gigabit Ethernet support in their 10-HA, 10R, 350, and
350R model NAServer products.
"Industries such as media publishing are demanding high performance
storage, and Mac connectivity. We've added the power of Gigabit Ethernet
and the flexibility of Macintosh support to our family of NAServers," said
David Marchioni, Unicore Technologies' Director of Products & Support. "We
continue to provide exceptional performance, and true plug-and-play
NAServer is a powerful embedded thin file server that provides inexpensive
network storage access for UNIX, Novell, Windows, and Macintosh clients.
NAServer attaches to any 10Base-T, 100Base-TX, or...
ORiNOCO cuts the cost of wireless networking cards
AGERE SYSTEMS, LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES REDUCE THE PRICE OF ORINOCO WIRELESS
FOR RELEASE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2001
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Lucent Technologies and Agere Systems, the former Lucent
Technologies (NYSE: LU) Microelectronics Group, today announced a price
reduction for Lucent-branded ORiNOCO PC cards. The ORiNOCO World Silver PC
Card with 64-bit WEP encryption now carries a Manufacturer's Suggested
Retail Price (MSRP) of only $149, while the high-security, 128-bit ORiNOCO
World Gold PC Card is now $169 MSRP.
ORiNOCO systems enable consumers to use wireless networks in the home,
small home offices, corporate and enterprise environments, as well as
public areas such as airports and convention centers. The ORiNOCO wireless
networking system operates in the 2.4 GHz frequency band, features a data
rate of 11 Mbit/s, and has a range of up to 1,750 feet.
Lucent's line of wireless local area network solutions now reside with
Agere Systems, which will be spun-off from...
FutureBASIC^3 (Release 4)
Press Release - For Immediate Distribution
STAZ Software, Inc. Ships FutureBASIC^3 (Release 4)
February 1, 2001, Diamondhead, MS - STAZ Software, Inc. today announced the
completion and shipment of Release 4 for FutureBASIC^3. This upgrade,
mailed free to current subscribers, includes a great collection of new
One of the new features available in Release 4 is the Profiler. It can
monitor and record the amount of time spent in functions down to less than
a microsecond. It's the best possible way to increase the speed of your
applications. Need more detail? Another utility tracks how many times each
line in your project is executed!
The editor has some great new features.
* Menu selection for multiple types of graphic lines: This makes your
source code much easier to read and follow.
* Function menu in Project Manager: Click on any file name in the project
manager to see a list of its functions. Select any function name to open
the file and move to the...
MGI 2.0 Final Candidate Now Available for Macintosh
MGI 2.0 Final Candidate Now Available for Macintosh
Raleigh, North Carolina - 13 February 2001 -- PagePlanet Software, Inc. is
pleased to announce the immediate availability of MGI 2.0 Final Candidate
in preparation for its Golden Master release soon to come.
MGI 2.0FC is a plug-in to 4D's award-winning web server WebStar and adds a
host of functions to otherwise static web pages. Included in MGI 2.0 are
ODBC hooks to connect your web pages to such third-party databases as
FileMakerPro, dBase, FoxPro, Oracle 6 and 7 (with Oracle 8 and SQL 7 coming
tentativly in March) as well as connectivity to flat-text files. In
addition, MGI has built-in capabilities to connect via any other ODBC
propriatery driver that ships with individual database products.
MGI 2.0FC also extends the capabilities of MGI 1.6 with improved memory
management, thread handling, dramatic speed increases, a number of new
admin interfaces, and a far more robust internal database with C-Tree Plus
built right into MGI....
FairCom Macintosh Server V6.10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FairCom" releases new version of FairCom Macintosh Server V6.10
Offering increased security, functionality and new ASP Development Kit
(SDK), for Macintosh: with support for Apple's new Mac OS X; includes
support for ADSP, SPX and TCP/IP
Columbia, MO February 12, 2001-FairCom" Corporation announced the latest
release of its FairCom Macintosh database Server with increased security,
enhanced portability and functionality, new server administrative controls,
and a special FairCom Server SDK for Macintosh, which allows Mac developers
to create application-specific servers. This new server offers direct
support for Apple Mac OS X, and includes support for ADSP, SPX and TCP/IP
Using FairCom's Macintosh Server side SDK, Macintosh developers can
decrease network traffic and increase performance by moving functions to
the server. "We've seen a surge in application service provider solutions
and web development using the FairCom Server SDK for Macintosh,"...
REAL Software Ships REALbasic 3
REAL SOFTWARE SHIPS REALBASIC 3
REALbasic 3 supports Mac OS X, improves Windows compilation, adds numerous
February 12, 2001. Austin, TX - REAL Software, Inc. today shipped REALbasic
3, the latest version of its award-winning software. REALbasic runs on Mac
OS X as well as earlier versions of Macintosh System software. It allows
programmers of all skill levels to develop their software with a single set
of user interface elements and code to compile native applications for
Macintosh, Mac OS X, and Windows without requiring any platform-specific
"My team is much more productive with REALbasic than with our old methods",
said Michael Connolly, Group Program Manager of the Macintosh Business Unit
at Microsoft. "Using REALbasic to prototype, design, and test interfaces
allows us to develop new features for Office and Internet Explorer in a
fraction of the time. REALbasic is a crucial tool for my team."
REALbasic is the powerful, easy-to-use tool for creating your...
SuperReport Pro 2.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Automated Solutions Group Announces the Release of SuperReport Pro 2.5
Enhanced reporting tool for 4th Dimension.
Huntington Beach, CA - February 9, 2001: Automated Solutions Group today
announced the release of SuperReport Pro 2.5 for Macintosh and Windows.
About SuperReport Pro
SuperReport Pro 2.5 is the most powerful upgrade ever offered for
SuperReport Pro. With over 50 new and enhanced routines, a new developer
API, enhanced user interface, enhanced HTML interface and web integration,
and compatibility with 4D 6.5/6.7, it's not your ordinary columnar
SuperReport Pro combines the power and ease of use of 4th Dimension with
an enhanced reporting interface which can create a wide variety of reports.
)From standard columnar style reports, to detailed invoices, to reports
which will be distributed within your companies intranet or to your
corporate web site.
SuperReport Pro, the most advanced reporting tool for 4th Dimension does
HASP4 USB for Mac OS X
ALADDIN ANNOUNCES HASP4 FOR MAC OS X
New time-tested software security solution for the Mac to offer protection
using one key, regardless of operating system or platform
CHICAGO - Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ: ALDN), a global leader in the
field of Internet content and software security, has announced readiness of
HASP4 USB for Mac OS X. HASP4 is the latest hardware-based software
protection system designed to offer unparalleled security in a
multi-platform environment. Live demonstrations of the HASP4 solution for
Mac OS X took place at Aladdin's MacWorld Booth.
Designed especially for Mac developers, HASP4 USB protects Mac OS X
applications, as well as applications for Win32 on PCs, thus providing a
more far-reaching hardware-based protection system. A single key can be
used to protect applications for either Mac or Windows, providing users of
both platforms with top security features within Aladdin's field-proven
HASP4. Aladdin plans to deliver the new system following Apple's...
PowerTicker 2.1: Now Back at Galleon
POWERTICKER COMES HOME TO GALLEON SOFTWARE
Original developers purchase leading Macintosh stock browser from Aladdin
TORONTO. May 10, 2001. Since they first released MacTicker in 1999, Galleon
Software has been at the forefront of the Macintosh stock browser market.
Aladdin Systems purchased the product soon after, and Galleon continued as
the prime developers of the newly named PowerTicker. But today, with the
release of PowerTicker 2.1 under the Galleon banner, the leading stock
browser on Macintosh has come full circle.
"Selling PowerTicker to Galleon Software makes good sense," says Jonathan
Kahn, CEO of Aladdin Systems. "It puts an exciting piece of software back
into the hands of the people who created the original version, and will
allow Aladdin to focus our resources on extending our StuffIt technology,
enhancing Spring Cleaning, and expanding our offerings for Developers."
PowerTicker is a specialized web browser that queries...
Server Sentinel 2.0
INTELLI INNOVATIONS INC. RELEASES SERVER SENTINEL 2.0 FOR MACINTOSH
Powerful Server Monitoring Software Now Includes HTML Status Reports,
TCP/IP Error Information, Recovery Events, and Failure Verification
Raleigh, NC - February 8th, 2001 - Intelli Innovations, Inc., developers of
innovative Internet and productivity software for the Macintosh platform,
today announced Server Sentinel 2.0, a major upgrade to the server
monitoring and notification product for Macintosh computers.
Server Sentinel monitors server computers, locally or across the Internet,
and checks for server faults and system problems. When a system goes down
or does not pass a specific test, Server Sentinel can send e-mail, play
alert sounds, execute AppleScripts, send pages, toggle hardware reset
devices, and much more.
New Server Sentinel 2.0 Benefits:
* New, rewritten task engine checks any kind of server for uptime status
* Check the contents of web sites for valid text strings
* Create multiple failure and...
MacHack 2001 Keynote Announced
MacHack 2001: Keynote Announced: The Ultimate Macintosh Engineering Reunion
February 8, 2001-Dearborn, MI- In 1981 the computer industry was changing.
A little company in Cupertino, CA, had already made a greater move toward
personalizing computer technology than any other that came before. That
company was, of course, Apple Computer, Inc.; the industry leader that grew
out of the fabled garage.
Things were poised to change again. Behind closed doors in Cupertino, an
engineering team was gathered to revolutionize computing and bring a new
level of usability to light.
Rarely has a significant portion of the original Macintosh team come
together to reminisce and to look ahead. MacHack is pleased to announce a
keynote as much about making history as it is about history, a keynote
panel from the halls of Cupertino:
Andy was a graduate student at UC Berkeley in January 1978 when he
purchased an Apple II personal computer, and it changed his life. He went
to work for...
Sig Software is proud to announce the release of NameCleaner 2.1.
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,
Windows NT/2000, NetWare and Unix.
Version 2.1 adds support for Internet Config or Internet control panel file
mappings, optional case sensitivity, recursive searching, character and
string wildcards to the Find and Replace Phrases cleaner and several minor
The NameCleaner page is at:
Sig Software is also pleased to introduce two detailed online guides
explaining what steps need to be taken in order to transfer files between
Macintosh computers and Windows-based PCs and how our products can help.
The pages also refer to many third-party products which may be required as
part of the process.
The Macintosh to Windows guide is at:
SOFTPRESS SYSTEMS RELEASES FREEWAY 3.1
-- Freeway 3.1 includes enhanced Flash handling, extended Freeway Actions,
faster performance and improved support for Arabic Web publishing --
Oxford, England -- February 6th, 2001 -- SoftPress Systems today announced
a significant update to Freeway, their award-winning Web-design software
for the Apple Macintosh. The new release, Freeway 3.1, includes new
features as well as performance improvements and maintenance changes. The
update from version 3.0x is now freely available from the SoftPress Systems
Web site (http://www.softpress.com).
NEW FEATURES IN FREEWAY 3.1
* Modify links and backgrounds in Flash files right from Freeway's Flash
Extras interface. A major time-saver!
create dynamic behaviors.
* Freeway's text processing has been further optimized to make editing of
large documents even...