[NPL] CommuniGate Pro Server
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Stalker Announces the Commercial Release of their CommuniGate Pro Server
Key Features: Multi-platform Support
Industry-strength, highly scalable
Administration via the Web
Extensive multi-domain support
Unique IMAP multi-mailbox features
HTTP access to E-mail, built-in Web Mailer
Extensive Anti-Spam techniques
Mailing Lists with Web Access and Interactive Archive Search
MILL VALLEY, CA - September 3rd, 1998 - Stalker Software, Inc. announces
their commercial release of CommuniGate Pro, a Unified Messaging Server
supporting multiple platforms, to add to their family of server
applications which include the popular Stalker Internet Mail Server and the
CommuniGate Messaging Server for MacOS.
CommuniGate Pro is designed for an entire range of systems - from small
offices on up to the major Internet providers. It inherits all the features
[NPL] LaCie Ships DVD-RAM for PC and Macintosh
LaCie Takes the Lead in DVD-RAM for PC and Macintosh
Hillsboro, Oregon - September 2, 1998.
LaCie has entered the DVD-RAM market in force with a solution addressing
both PC and Macintosh desktop solutions. The LaCie DVD-RAM SCSI products
are now available, and have shipped in volume since July 1998.
What is DVD-RAM?
DVD-RAM stands for Digital Versatile Disc-Random Access Memory, and
represents the hottest rewritable technology for low-cost, high-reliability
and easy-to-use storage. A solution halfway between CD and optical
rewritable technology, DVD-RAM is a non-magnetic storage solution that uses
the speed and precision of laser optics. With a total capacity of 5.2GB per
disc, a single DVD media can hold the equivalent of nearly 3,600 floppy
Why is DVD-RAM the ideal storage solution for graphics professionals?
Graphics professionals need fast, reliable storage for backup, archiving
and data exchange. Although tape has long been the preferred technology for
[NPL] Sonata Pro 24 NuBus Video Card
For Release: September 2, 1998
Sonnet Announces the Sonata Pro 24 NuBus Video Card
Sonnet Offers Accelerated Video Card for 7100 and 8100 Power Macintosh
Owners Planning a G3 Upgrade.
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA. September 2, 1998. Sonnet Technologies, the leading
manufacturer of performance upgrade products for Apple MacintoshTM
computers, introduced a new accelerated video card for the 7100 and 8100
PCI Power Macintosh. The Sonata Pro 24 is a Nubus video card which offers
enhanced video performance and is targeted at 7100 and 8100 owners who have
or are considering the purchase of a G3 processor upgrade card to expand
the life of their older Macintoshes. Now the owners of the 7100 and 8100
PowerMac have the opportunity to upgrade their video performance while
upgrading their processor speed too, comments President and CEO Robert
Farnsworth. They can now chose between Sonnets Sonata Pro 24 Video Card,
or the video adapter kit to compliment their Crescendo G3 upgrade
The Sonata Pro...
[NPL] 7100/8100 PowerMac Video Adapter Kit
7100/8100 PowerMac Video Adapter Kit
This update will provide information on the Video Adapter Kits for the
Power Mac 7100 /8100 solution.
7100 ADAPTER KIT - SOLUTION
To review the status of the 7100 adapter kit solution, we are pleased to
announce that our engineers have solved the technical incompatibilities
with the 7100. The new adapter kit will incorporate special circuitry that
solves all of the timing problems that existed with some 7100
configurations. This new adapter kit has been well tested and is now in
production. We expect our resellers to have quantities available on
September 14. This new adapter kit will only work with the PowerMac 7100,
and will have a suggested retail price of $99.95.
8100 VIDEO ADAPTER KIT - STATUS
The 8100 Video Adapter Kit allows existing PDS video card (Apple HPV or AV
card) to connect through Sonnets Crescendo G3 Processor Upgrade Card. This
pass-through device is necessary to allow continued use of the video card
because the G3 upgrade for...
[MD1] PC Emulation and MacOS Library for Apokalypse
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VENDOR SHIPS PC EMULATOR AND MACOS LIBRARY FOR APOKALYPSE
MIAMI, FL -- Sept 1, 1998 -- Computer users who have wanted to take
advantage of the advanced security features and new software available for
Linux-based systems such as Apokalypse(tm) but didn't want to leave their
PC or Macintosh software behind don't have long to wait until they can run
all three in the same environment. Al Guerra Enterprises, Inc. announced
that it has begun shipping early versions of its compatibility packages.
PC/ET(tm) is a PC emulator that emulates hardware and software. McClone(tm)
is a software library that provides a Macintosh-compatible environment.
Although they are based on earlier models of the PC and Macintosh and are
still under development, both packages are included in source code form on
the latest pre-Apokalypse CD.
Apokalypse is a Linux-based operating system for PowerPC-based Macs and
clones running on the Mach microkernel. Although it too is under
[NPL] New Apple-Listserver Documentation site
From: Chuq Von Rospach (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: New Apple-Listserver Documentation site.
I'm very thrilled to announce that the new, tango-driven documentation
system (project code name: "project from hell") for our listservers has
been finished and released, and is now accessible from
(http://www.lists.apple.com/). We have rewritten the site AND the system
documentation from scratch to make things easier to use, easier to update
and maintain, and resolve as many of the problems users had with the old
documentation on how to use these lists.
If you have problems with it, or updates/additions/corrections, please let
If you have mailing lists you want added to the directory to please e-mail
them to (mailto:email@example.com).
No URLs were injured in the development of this server. I've put in
redirects for all of the old .html pages from the previous version, so
they'll all end up at an appropriate page, not a broken link.
If you have a page that points to...
[NPL] PC Migrator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MIRAMAR NOW SHIPPING PC MIGRATOR
New PC MACLAN Plug-in Moves Mac files to a Windows PC
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1, 1998 - (SEYBOLD BOOTH #2326 ) - Miramar Systems,
Inc., the leading provider of PC-to-Macintosh networking software,
announced today it's shipping its new file transfer utility PC Migrator.
This PC MACLAN "plug-in" allows PC users to migrate single or multiple
volumes of Mac files to a local PC drive or server, while adding the
appropriate PC file extensions during transfer.
PC Migrator is designed to rapidly and transparently ease migrations from
the Mac OS to a Windows 95, 98 or NT platform. It works by using the Mac
Type and Creator information to determine and attach the appropriate
DOS/Windows file extension and remove illegal Windows characters (such as *
or \) from file names. It moves the selected Mac files or folders across a
network maintaining the folder and sub-folder structures.
In Miramar Quality Assurance tests, PC Migrator has tested as...
[NPL] GoLive Web Publishing System
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GoLive Systems Unveils GoLive Web Publishing System for Designers, Editors
and Content Managers
New Out-of-Box Solution for Content-Driven Sites Is Flexible, Scalable, and
SAN FRANCISCO/SEYBOLD SEMINARS (September 1, 1998) -- GoLive Systems, Inc.
(www.golive.com), developers of the award-winning GoLive CyberStudio
professional Web publishing tool, today demonstrated for the first time the
GoLive Web Publishing System, the world's first ready-to-use professional
online content management system.
The GoLive Web Publishing System is a complete out-of-the box solution for
Web designers, editors, and content managers. Selected by Seybold
Publications' Editors as one of the Conference's Hot Picks for Web Content
Creation and Management, the product is being showcased this week in
GoLive's booth, #913, in the Moscone Center South Hall. The GoLive Web
Publishing System is expected to be available during the fourth quarter of
"Whether entertainment, news...
[NPL] Conflict Catcher 8 -- Now Shipping
Conflict Catcher 8 is now shipping!!
Conflict Catcher 8 receives
"Best of Show"
award at Macworld New York July 1998
September 1, 1998, Salinas, CA: Casady & Greene Inc is pleased to announce
that Conflcit Catcher 8 is now Shipping! Casady & Greene has been
developing award winning software since 1984 in an effort to provide you
with quality software at a reasonable price.
Conflict Catcher 8 is prepared for any system upgrade- Conflict Catcher 8
now features the Clean Install System Merge which detects and prevents
incorrect files, extensions, and preferences from merging into your new
operating system. The New Clean Install System Merge is new breakthrough
technology and along with Improved Conflict Testing features and Power User
features Conflict Catcher 8 was the winner of the coveted "Best of Show"
award at Macworld in New York , 1998.
With New and Improved Conflict Catcher 8 you can:
* Merge your previous system folder into a clean system folder - saving
hours or even...
[NPL] Sonic Systems' SonicWALL Awarded ICSA Firewall...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sonic Systems' SonicWALL Awarded ICSA Firewall Certification
Starting at $495, SonicWALL is first ICSA-certified firewall appliance for
SUNNYVALE, Calif., September 1, 1998 Sonic Systems, Inc., provider of
network technology for small to mid-sized companies, today announced that
it has been awarded ICSA certification for its Internet security appliance,
SonicWALL. At $495, Sonic is the first company to sell an ICSA-certified
firewall appliance for under $4,000, putting Sonic on par with
enterprise-level security vendors at about one-eighth the price. ICSA
certification ensures that SonicWALL, after being subjected to a rigorous
suite of tests intended to expose vulnerabilities to attacks and
intrusions, has been approved by the worldwide authority in security
SonicWALL protects Internet-connected businesses from hackers and
intruders, preventing theft, destruction, and manipulation of critical
business data. SonicWALL also prevents...
[NPL] Terran's VideoPrism
Editor Contact Info:
John Geyer Steve Schaffran Bill Gram-Reefer
Terran Interactive Delta E WORLDVIEW
408-356-7373 510-237-5913 925-676-4733
firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Terran Interactive to market breakthrough
digital video color and effects solution
September 1, 1998- San Francisco Seybold Conference- Unveiling the future
of digital video color editing and effects capabilities, Terran Interactive
announced its agreement to market a ground-breaking color enhancement
application for digital video developed by Delta E. The solution, code
named VideoPrism*, is a QuickTime 3 effects filter that enables
videographers to apply both color correction and effects to their clips. To
be first available for the Mac OS, VideoPrism is due to ship 4Q '98 with an
estimated street price of $159.
VideoPrism allows users to give video clips any desired color "look" or
"effect," or to correct color or lighting...
[NPL] Mailsmith 1.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Sandra Schneible, 781-687-0700, email@example.com
Bare Bones Software Delivers Major Improvements in Mailsmith 1.1 Release
Bedford, MA--September 1, 1998--Bare Bones Software is now shipping
Mailsmith 1.1, a new version of the company's lnternet email client. This
update features numerous improvements to performance and functionality,
many of which have been added in response to customer feedback.
"We have a tradition of continually improving our products," said Rich
Siegel, founder, president and CEO of Bare Bones Software. "Mailsmith is no
exception, and we're happy to be able to deliver material enhancements so
quickly after the release of 1.0 and free of charge to all registered
Both the Version 1.1 updater (for use with previous versions of Mailsmith)
and the 30-day trial version of the full package may be downloaded from the
company's web site at (http://web.barebones.com/).
The improvements in Mailsmith 1.1 include:
[MD1] Be Here Immersive Imaging
New prices will expand the market for immersive images
Cupertino, California - September 1, 1998 -- Be Here(tm) Corporation, the
Immersive Imaging Company, announced today that the Portal S1(tm), the
industry's only one-click, 360-degree immersive imaging system, is now
available for $4,995 (US and Canada only). The new pricing, a result of
ongoing product innovation, is based on new manufacturing efficiencies and
a higher sales volume.
"The market acceptance of the Be Here immersive capture system has allowed
us to move into higher volume production and permits us to pass on the cost
savings to our customers," said Glen Balzer, Be Here chief executive
officer. "We also see the new pricing as a means to enable Be Here products
and immersive imaging to be within reach of those who previously could not
take advantage of this exciting technology."
The Portal S1 immersive imaging system includes the Portal S1 lens, the
PanImage(tm) authoring software and the PanPreviewer and PanViewer...
[NPL] IntraNewstand 2.0
For Release Sept. 1, 1998
IMAGINA SHIPS NEWSTAND 2.0 AND INTRODUCES INTRANEWSTAND 2.0 BOTH WITH
FILTERED NEWSGROUP FEATURES, ANTI-SPAM CAPABILITIES
Imagina responds to market demand with anti-spam and filtered newsgroup
features in Newstand 2.0 and IntraNewstand 2.0.
Portland, Ore., Sept. 1, 1998 - Imagina, Inc., a developer of
Internet-based applications expanded its Newstand family of products today.
The company developed an additional product, IntraNewstand 2.0 and added
new features to its popular discussion group and news server solution,
Newstand, upgrading it to version 2.0. Both products enable users to set
their own content acceptance standards and offer powerful workgroup
collaboration and news server capabilities.
Newstand 2.0 includes the features being introduced in IntraNewstand such
as anti-spam capabilities, filtering screens and more. The upgrade provides
organizations with the ability to easily manage newsgroups as part of their
Internet initiatives, and capabilities...
[MD1] VR Pano Worx and VR Object Worx
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - VR Toolbox, Inc.
Contact: Walter Neals, Vice President for Marketing
VR TOOLBOX, INC.(TM) ANNOUNCES THE UPCOMING LAUNCH OF ITS NEW LINE OF
SOFTWARE PRODUCTS FOR QUICKTIME VR(TM) .
Pittsburgh, PA, August 31, 1998 -- VR Toolbox, Inc.(TM) officially
announced today that it will launch its new line of software products in
just a few weeks. In September, VR Toolbox will begin shipping VR Pano
Worx(TM) and VR Object Worx(TM) for the Mac OS(TM). And coinciding with the
release, the company will offer a competitive upgrade offer to celebrate
the product launch. These two products are authoring tools that produce the
two basic elements of QuickTime VR(TM), panoramic movies and object movies.
VR Pano Worx creates QTVR(TM) panoramic movies while VR Object Worx
generates QTVR object movies. These two programs will be followed by VR
Scene Worx(TM) and The VR Worx(TM), a multi-node scene designer and a
complete suite of tools, respectively....
[MD1] ObjectPlant 2.0
For immediate release:
Version 2.0 of ObjectPlant is finally released!
The Object Plant is a shareware program for Object Oriented Analysis and
Design. It supports the OMT and UML notations and its main features are:
+ Object Model Diagrams
+ Event Trace Diagrams
+ State Diagrams
+ Use Case Diagrams
+ Exporting diagrams in either PICT or EPS format
+ C++ and Java code generation
+ Only 25 USD for a single user license
+ For 10 USD extra you also get a Java and C++ parser
to reverse engineer code
System 7.1 or higher
68020 or better
Info, bug-reports, updates etc can be found at
Some of the new features in version 2.0:
+ Added C++ and Java reverse engineering. Handles version
1.1 of Java but ignores inner classes. (10 USD extra)
+ Made it possible to change the heirarchy of packages.
+ Extended Use Case diagrams. Now you can add extension
points to a use case.
+ Added support for Navigation Services (PowerPC only).
[NPL] PANTONE Matching System for Web
Cross-Platform Internet Design and Color Management Tool
ColorWeb Pro Brings PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM Colors to the Web
Seybold Seminars (Booth 933), San Francisco, Calif. - August 31, 1998 -
Pantone, Inc. today began shipping a cross-platform version of PANTONE
ColorWeb Pro for Macintosh, Windows 95/98 and Windows NT 4.0. ColorWeb
Pro allows designers to incorporate PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM Colors and the
216 "Internet-safe" colors into popular Web authoring applications,
presentation programs or any application which uses color optimized for the
Internet. ColorWeb Pro is a set of tools for designing and accurately
managing solid colors for publishing and viewing Web pages over the
Internet. Designers and Web developers now have a simple and convenient
way to specify color for Web pages whether they work on PCs or Macs.
In addition to Web page design applications, ColorWeb Pro can be used to
add PANTONE Colors for corporate identity and logos to any Windows software
[NPL] AdKnowledge's Campaign Manager
For Immediate Release
ADKNOWLEDGE INTRODUCES CAMPAIGN MANAGER -- AUTOMATES WEB AD PROCESS AND
INCREASES ADVERTISING EFFECTIVENESS
Newest Component of the AdKnowledge System Saves Advertising Agencies Time,
Money and Hassle in Buying and Trafficking Web Ads
Palo Alto, Calif. -- August 31, 1998 -- AdKnowledge, the only independent
provider of end-to-end web advertising management products for advertising
agencies and their clients, today announced the availability of Campaign
Manager. The latest component of the AdKnowledge System, Campaign Manager,
improves agencies' profitability by streamlining the execution of buys and
the trafficking of web advertising campaigns. With the new Campaign
Manager, the AdKnowledge System builds on the company's web media planning
and ad serving technologies for a single system that makes the web
advertising process more manageable and gives advertising agencies better
control of their web media dollars.
Integrated System Saves Agencies Time and Money...
[NPL] Adobe PostScript Extreme
Adobe PostScript Extreme Helps Professional Publishers Save Time and Money
New Flexible and Reliable Digital Workflow Improves
Management of Printing and Publishing
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the introduction of Adobe(R)
PostScript(R) technology over a decade ago, people have looked to Adobe
Systems for innovation and leadership in the development of printing
technologies. Now, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE) is delivering
a flexible, new implementation of its high-end printing architecture,
called Adobe(R) PostScript(R) Extreme(TM). Adobe PostScript Extreme now
leverages Adobe's experience with digital workflows to provide a
streamlined printing process that saves prepress and commercial printing
professionals time and money.
"The high-end commercial printing market's number one concern is for print
jobs to get done correctly and in a timely manner," said Randy Spurrier,
vice president of marketing, Adobe Printing Technologies. "Adobe's use of
[NPL] 1.5 Million Web Pages Born Daily
1.5 MILLION WEB PAGES BORN DAILY ACCORDING TO FINDINGS FROM ALEXA INTERNET
Alexa Internet's 12 terabyte Web archive surfaces exclusive Web trend data
and usage statistics
San Francisco, CA - August 31, 1998 -- How many new Web pages are created
every day? How large is the Internet? Alexa Internet, provider of the free
Web navigation service Alexa, today released statistics on current Web
size, growth and usage determined from data collected through its two-year
archiving efforts. To date, the company has archived 12 terabytes of data
(equivalent to more than half of all the contents stored by the Library of
Congress) and continually analyzes this data to provide Site Statistics and
Related Links for users of the Alexa service, available for free from
http://www.alexa.com. Alexa is the only organization regularly crawling and
archiving the entire public Web and is considered an authority on
full-scale Web analyses.
Some of Alexa's additional recent findings, announced today:
[NPL] Adobe PageMill 3.0
For Immediate Release
Adobe Announces PageMill 3.0 for Macintosh
World's Best Selling Web Authoring tool for the Mac Helps Businesses Stand
Out on the Web San Francisco, Calif., (August 31, 1998) (NASDAQ: ADBE) --
Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced PageMill 3.0 software for
Macintosh, a complete solution that integrates Web-page authoring, site
management and Web graphics editing, including a limited edition of the
leading Web graphics tool, Adobe PhotoShop. Designed to reduce the time and
complexity of creating and maintaining Web pages, Adobe PageMill 3.0 for
Macintosh helps businesses, home office workers and consumers stand out on
the Internet with visually compelling and even award-winning sites. A free,
preview release is available now to download from www.adobe.com.
"Owning our own business, I didn't have time to learn HTML, but I knew a
Web site would be a great way to showcase our hotel," said Steve Demarest,
owner of Friday's Historical Inn, a bed and breakfast on...
[NPL] oAzium plug-ins for FileMaker
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WAVES IN MOTION INTRODUCES THE OAZIUM FAMILY OF FILEMAKER ENHANCEMENTS
Cross-platform plug-ins add functions for global variables, text strings,
dates and times
MONTEREY, California. August 30, 1998. A good FileMaker developer can make
his favorite application do pretty much anything, but even the best
FileMaker developers welcome the chance to do something simpler and faster.
With this in mind, the folks at Waves in Motion have chosen this year's
FileMaker Developer Conference to unveil the first of their oAzium
plug-ins, a family of FileMaker enhancements designed to tackle the most
common challenges faced by FileMaker developers, while increasing the
potential for previously unthinkable applications.
-- oAzium Variables --
The oAzium Variables plug-in allows you to create and manipulate global
variables in memory, without the need to define any global fields
beforehand. You can use these variables in any script or field calculation
or access them instantly...
[NPL] Aladdin Desktop Magician
Jennifer Lyng or Nicole Rowland
NEW DESKTOP MANAGEMENT UTILITY, ALADDIN DESKTOP MAGICIAN, CUSTOMIZES
DESKTOP ITEMS FOR MAXIMUM USER EFFICIENCY
Aladdin Systems' New Desktop Management Tool Gives Macintosh Users The
Power To Create Personalized Desktops
Watsonville, CA August 28, 1998- Aladdin Systems, Inc. today announced
Aladdin Desktop Magician(tm) 1.0 for Macintosh is now available. It allows
users to manage the selection and arrangement of items on their desktop for
convenient access to their most active files. Users can customize their
desktops by creating sets of files and folders that can be hidden or
revealed at any time. Desktop Magician can also set desktop icon positions
of preferred files within customized sets for continuous quick and easy
access. Now, users can instantly return to an orderly desktop, even after
moving files around.
"With many computer users striving to be more productive, Aladdin Desktop
[NPL] Keyspan's USB Hub and Serial Adapter
Keyspan expands USB product line with Hub and 2-Port Serial Adapter
products for iMac
September 1--- Seybold San Francisco, Booth 437 --- Keyspan today announced
its Keyspan USB Hub and Keyspan USB Serial Adapter, low cost serial
expansion solutions designed for use with Apple Computer's new iMac. These
products join the previously announced Keyspan USB Card, a PCI card which
offers a simple and affordable way to add USB to the existing generation of
Power Macintosh computers.
Keyspan USB Hub After a user connects their mouse and keyboard to an iMac
there is one USB port available for connecting additional USB devices. Many
iMac users will require additional USB capacity. The Keyspan USB Hub
provides four ports for connecting USB devices to the iMac. Available in
late September at a list price of $69, the hub is backed by a five year
warranty and 30-day money back guarantee.
Keyspan USB Serial Adapter The Keyspan USB Serial Adapter provides a way to
connect existing Macintosh serial...
[NPL] HEURIS Releases MPEG Export Engine
For Immediate Release
HEURIS Releases MPEG Export Engine(TM)
HEURIS releases QuickTime(TM) 3 component that converts QuickTime files
into MPEG-1 streams.
St. Louis, MO, August 24, 1998 -- HEURIS, makers of the most widely used
professional MPEG encoder, today anounced that their MPEG Export Engine is
now available for purchase over the web. The HEURIS MPEG Export Engine is a
new QuickTime export component that will create MPEG-1 streams. It is for
professionals who need to spec out jobs, demonstrate the quality of
MPEG-1streams to their clients, and create video proofs of work in
progress, without having to make a large speculative investment in an MPEG
encoder. The HEURIS MPEG Export Engine is designed to introduce
professionals to HEURIS's award-winning MPEG encoding technology using a
new, inexpensive component that is tightly integrated with their existing
"Most professional video editors need to prove the...
[MD1] PlainSoft XAS - 100% Java API for Databases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel: +33 (0)1 39 20 10 10
PlainSoft XAS - A NEW 100% JAVA API SIMPLIFIES DATABASE INTERFACING
BUC, FRANCE - 25 August 1998 - ADNT launches PlainSoft XAS, a 100% Java
API, designed to automate all the processing between databases,
applications and graphical interfaces.
XAS frees developers from any SQL programming, regardless of the type of
application or the size and complexity of the database. It simplifies the
design and implementation of associated interfaces.
PlainSoft XAS offers numerous data handling functions and does not requires
databases to adhere strictly to the relational model. It handles all the
linking for the graphical interface, data presentation and updating. The
query manager provides the user with simple, but highly effective
Developers will achieve shorter development cycles because PlainSoft's XAS
API so easy to use and needs so little code....
[MD1] JavaWorld Editors' Choice Awards
JAVAWORLD ANNOUNCES CATEGORIES FOR THIS YEAR'S JAVAWORLD EDITORS' CHOICE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA August 25, 1998 JavaWorld magazine (www.javaworld.com)
will conduct its second annual JavaWorld Editors' Choice Awards in New York
City during the Java Business Expo (December 7-10). The award-winning
Web-only magazine created the Awards to recognize the exceptional
individuals, companies and products using Java to develop, plan and deploy
Since last year's Awards, the number and range of Java tools has increased
dramatically, and new applications for the technology are burgeoning.
Responding to this significant growth, JavaWorld has modified and expanded
the categories for the JavaWorld Editors' Choice Awards.
AND NOW...THE AWARD CATEGORIES
The first JavaWorld Editors' Choice Awards ceremony was held in August
1997. Since that time, new implementations of Java technology have emerged
and, over the past year, have gained great momentum. Companies continue to...
[NPL] Funnel Web 2.0.2 released
Active Concepts today announced the released of Funnel Web and Funnel Web
Professional 2.0.2. This release has a number of enhancements, most notably
the ability to process many different router log formats and marks the
first of many new router and firewall formats including CISCO and Radius
This version also includes a number of minor bug fixes and support for
virtual host systems based on user directories, such as HomeDoor.
Due to the increased performance and stability of this release we are
recommending this upgrade to all users. Full updaters are available for
Macintosh users from:
Windows users can download the full archive from our demo area.
Other changes include:
Version 2.0.2 (August 26, 1998)
Added ability to hide the floating palette from the new Window menu
Added new virtual reporting feature based upon the top level directory
for older simulated virtual domains
fixed archiving option, which was switched off in the...
[NPL] Web Archer 1.5
For Immediate Release
CLEARWAY TECHNOLOGIES SHIPS WEBARCHER 1.5 - QUICKEST "FIND" ON THE WEB
-- New Search Tool Draws On Hundreds Of Search Engines;
Automatically Selects Best Databases For Each Search.
Mac and Windows Versions Released. --
BOSTON, MA - August, 26, 1998 - ClearWay Technologies, Inc. today announces
the immediate availability Version 1.5 of Web Archer, their award-winning
Internet search tool, for MacOS and Windows. Web Archer is the Web's
quickest and most convenient search tool, with built-in Searchmark(TM)
intelligence that automatically selects the best Web search engine or
database for finding news, weather, phone numbers, on-line software,
catalog shopping, stock quotes, and much more. The software costs just
US$29.95; free demos are available from
As the Web has grown, so has the number of search engines...
[NPL] Farallon's EtherMac iPrint Adapter SL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Farallon Announces EtherMac iPrint Adapter SL - The First
and Only iMac Connectivity Solution for "serial" StyleWriters
ALAMEDA, Calif., August 25, 1998 - Farallon today announced the addition of
EtherMac iPrint Adapter SL to its complete range of iMac connectivity
solutions. Available in September, the SL version of iPrint will allow
users to integrate their iMacs with existing "serial only" Apple
StyleWriter printers. Additionally, Farallon's EtherMac iPrint Adapter LT,
which provides connectivity to LocalTalk printers and other LocalTalk
devices, is now shipping- two weeks ahead of schedule. These two adapters
offer the widest range of options for connecting iMacs with existing
printers and other network devices in homes, schools and businesses. The
EtherMac iPrint Adapter LT and EtherMac iPrint Adapter SL eliminate the
need for iMac owners to purchase new printers for use with their iMac.
"iMac's stunning looks and Pentium-toasting performance is exciting...
[NPL] Dragon 4.1 Now Exports to StatView
WAVES IN MOTION RELEASES THE DRAGON 4.1
Web-based survey solution now exports to StatView
Company: Waves in Motion
The Dragon is a web-based FileMaker solution that lets you quickly get a
survey up and running for immediate feedback on the issues facing you and
your organization. Online surveys can provide any business with a simple
barometer of your customers' concerns and opinions, and when it's this easy
to create, publish, and tabulate an online survey, there's very little
standing between you and the information you need to make your important
The Dragon also comes with most everything you need to analyze your
results, and with version 4.1, Waves In Motion has added the ability to
save your survey data in a text file ready for one-step importing into
StatView, the acclaimed application from the SAS Institute Inc.
(http://www.statview.com) that packs data management, statistical analyses,
[NPL] BeatWare Communication between BeOS/Windows
1150 Chestnut Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025
BeatWare Enables Communication between BeOS and Windows Platforms
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, August 26, 1998
Contact: Karen Cassel
Menlo Park, California - August 26, 1998 - BeatWare announced today that
it has made giant strides in enabling BeOS users to thrive in a world
dominated by the Windows operating system. Version 2.1 of BeatWare's
popular productivity suite, Be Basics (tm), allows users to exchange
document files with others on the Windows platform.
Users of Be Basics can now open and save files in either a plain text or
Rich Text Format. Files saved in either format can easily be read and
edited by industry standards such as Microsoft Word and Corel
WordPerfect. The company plans to add support for HTML, the standard for
text on the Internet, in a future release.
Be Basics(tm), which includes a frame-based...
[MD1] Green Mountain Conversion Services for Newton Applications
Green Mountain Software Announces Palm Pilot and Windows CE Conversion
Services for Newton-based Applications
Colchester, VT, August 25, 1998 -- Green Mountain Software Corporation of
Colchester, Vermont today announced its custom development services for
organizations with a need to convert Newton-based applications to Windows
CE and/or Palm Pilot platforms.
Founded in 1993, Green Mountain Software specializes in developing quality
custom handheld applications for the Windows CE, Palm Pilot and Newton
platforms, with an emphasis on developing robust software that users can
easily grasp and adopt.
"The Newton's demise hurt a lot of organizations who invested heavily in
the Newton technology," said Lou Krieg, President of Green Mountain
Software. "While we can't bring back the Newton, we can assist in making
the transition to Windows CE or Palm Pilot platforms a less painful one.
Our knowledge of all three operating systems has given us a valuable sense
of what's involved in porting...
[NPL] MacOpener and Conversions Plus
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kristen Moriarty
New versions of MacOpener and Conversions Plus Solve More Mac-PC
Trumbull, CT (August 25, 1998)- DataViz(R), maker of leading Macintosh and
PC compatibility solutions for the past 15 years, has released new versions
of its Windows products, MacOpener(tm) 4.0 and Conversions Plus(tm) 4.5.
Its Windows product line has added additional features to provide even more
compatibility to anyone working in a mixed platform environment.
Added in the New Versions
The new versions of MacOpener, 4.0 and Conversions Plus 4.5, now support
the Windows 98 platform. MacOpener and Conversions Plus are the only
utilities of its kind to support the new Mac OS disk format for large
volume media, "Mac OS Extended Format" or "HFS+". Users can read, write and
format this media on their PC with Conversions Plus or MacOpener.
Conversions Plus also added new translators for Microsoft Office 98 for...
[NPL] DataViz Ships MacLinkPlus Deluxe 10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Phone: 203-268-0030 x 3066
DataViz Ships MacLinkPlus Deluxe, the Winner of Macworld's "Best of Show"
-DataViz remains committed to the Mac market after Apple "unbundles"
Trumbull, CT (August 25, 1998) -DataViz(R) announced today the release of
an exciting new version of MacLink(R)Plus Deluxe, with the most dramatic
changes ever made to this "Mac survival Kit". This new version comes at a
pivotal time as Apple(R) is reducing the amount of third party software
included with the Macintosh OS over the next 3 months.
"Millions of Mac users will no longer have the compatibility they are
accustomed to when they purchase a new Mac. However they will be able to
depend on DataViz to provide the PC compatibility that has become so vital
in today's world. Apple's decision does not change DataViz' lifetime
commitment to the Mac," comments Dick Fontana president of DataViz Inc.
DataViz commits itself...
[MD1] Shareware News mailing list
New shareware for the macintosh mailing list:
The purpose of Shareware news list is to provide information and help about
shareware for the Macintosh.
You can read the latest news about shareware releases, talk to shareware
authors, and keep in touch with other precious info about shareware for
both shareware authors and users.
By addressing these issues in an open public forum, ShareTheMac UsersGroup
can get the most information out to the most people. We are also happy to
receive your letters, squish your bugs, and register your membership on a
Shareware news list web site is at:
To subscibe to Shareware news list send a message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
and place in the body of the message the following command: subscribe
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[MD1] Apple to Distribute Zero G's InstallAnywhere Now!
Apple to Distribute Zero G's InstallAnywhere Now! with Mac OS Runtime for
Java Software Development Kit
Allows Developers to Create Java Software Installers on the Mac OS
CUPERTINO, Calif.-August 25, 1998-Apple Computer, Inc. today announced an
agreement with Zero G Software, Inc. which allows Apple to distribute Zero
G's InstallAnywhere Now! with the Mac OS Runtime for Java (MRJ) Software
Development Kit (SDK) for free via the World Wide Web
(http://www.installanywhere.com/ianow/apple). InstallAnywhere Now! enables
developers to build installers on the Mac OS that can run on any
Java-enabled platform, including Mac OS, Windows and Unix.
InstallAnywhere Now! allows developers to quickly create
platform-independent installers that can be distributed over the web or on
CD-ROM. By leveraging the Project Wizard capability found in the
award-winning InstallAnywhere family of products, InstallAnywhere Now!
enables installers to be built in six easy steps, utilizing its ability to...
[NPL] TCP/IP plug-in for FileMaker poll
TCP/IP plug-in for FileMaker poll
We are investigating the possibilities of developing a TCP/IP plug-in for
FileMaker Pro 4. Possible uses would include sending email, receiving
email, Telnet sessions, Finger sessions and FTP or HTTP (Web) requests.
In order for us to evaluate whether or not this would be of interest to
FileMaker users and developers we are conducting a short poll at
If you can spare the time to complete our poll that would be very much
Cheers from England
[NPL] AppleShare IP 6.0 Supports Rebound! & PowerKey
For Immediate Release
APPLESHARE IP 6.0 SUPPORTS SOPHISTICATED CIRCUITS' REBOUND! & POWERKEY PRO
-- Built-in Support Extends Capabilities of AppleShare IP 6.0 To Allow
Automatic Restart of Servers --
BOTHELL, WA - August 25, 1998 - Sophisticated Circuits, Inc. today
announced that Apple Computer, Inc. has provided direct support for its
Rebound! and PowerKey Pro server reliability devices in Apple's new
AppleShare IP 6.0, giving AppleShare IP 6.0 users built-in
application-level fault detection in addition to the standard system-level
fault detection. Built-in AppleShare IP 6.0 support makes Rebound! and
PowerKey Pro natural companions for any AppleShare server, giving users an
easy way to ensure their servers remain operational 24x7. Rebound! retails
for US$99, while PowerKey Pro models are priced from US$99.95 to US$199.95.
Rebound! and all models of PowerKey Pro products are available at
[NPL] VSE File Pirate
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Johannes Selbach, Marketing Director, (email@example.com)
VSE FILE PIRATE - FIND HIDDEN TREASURES ON YOUR HARD DISK
(Bonn, Germany, August 25th, 1998). Voget Selbach Entertainment (VSE)
announced today the release of their new tool VSE File Pirate.
ENTER YOUR FILES
VSE File Pirate is a unique tool that allows you to find all hidden
resources on any hard disk: pictures, icons, sounds, texts and much more.
Every Macintosh application stores its resources (e.g. pictures, sounds,
texts and even the appearance of dialog boxes) in a resource fork. VSE File
Pirate is able to "extract" those resources from the resource fork of any
application of your choice. It will save picture resources as usual picture
files, sound resources as System 7 Sound files and so on.
- grabs tons of pictures from your hard disk
- rips lots of sounds from your hard disk
- displays hidden texts of your applications
- extracts color palettes and desktop patterns
[NPL] TRAQtix 1.1 -- Time and Project Tracking
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Red Rock Software, Inc.
TRAQtix V 1.1 allows for easy time and project tracking in a multi-platform
Red Rock Software announces TRAQtix V1.1 for Windows and MacOS servers
Salt Lake City, Utah, August 25, 1998 -- With its latest release, TRAQtix
is the only internet-based time and project tracking solution on the market
that runs on both Windows and MacOS servers with cross-platform file
compatibility. This significantly improves deployment flexibility for
project management groups working in a multi-platfrom environments.
Additionally, Red Rock Software has added a number of new product features
such as customized invoicing within TRAQtix's reporting function as well as
time-browsing and editing features within its integrated cross-platform
desktop based timer.
"We are very satisfied with TRAQtix and we use it as a very helpful Project
Management tool in our multi...
[NPL] Apple Network Assistant 3.5
Macintosh Network Management Made Even Easier with
Availability of Apple Network Assistant 3.5
New Release Offers Network Managers Improved Management Capabilities
CUPERTINO, California -- August 24, 1998 -- Apple Computer, Inc. today
announced the availability of Apple Network Assistant 3.5, the latest
version of the Company's remote management software. Designed for network
administrators primarily in business and education markets, Apple Network
Assistant 3.5 simplifies the task of managing a group of networked Mac
OS-based computers from a central location over TCP/IP and AppleTalk
"For our business and education customers, Apple Network Assistant 3.5 is
the clear choice for simplified Macintosh networking," said Phil Schiller,
vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing at Apple Computer, Inc.
"Apple Network Assistant 3.5 provides all the commands needed to remotely
access and manage systems, saving network administrators time and money."
Apple Network Assistant 3.5...
[NPL] Apple Delivers AppleShare IP 6.0
Apple Delivers AppleShare IP 6.0 Major Server Software Upgrade
Adds Support for Sherlock Server-Side Searching, Windows Clients and IMAP
CUPERTINO, California -- August 24, 1998 -- Apple Computer, Inc. today
announced the availability of AppleShare IP 6.0, a significant upgrade to
the Company's award-winning Mac OS server software and file-server suite.
AppleShare IP 6.0 delivers new features and performance improvements to
critical network servicessuch as file, email, print, web and ftpunder a
single administration and security system, giving users simplified access
to information on their Mac OS server.
"AppleShare IP 6.0 is the worlds easiest-to-use server software," said Phil
Schiller, vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing at Apple Computer,
Inc. "AppleShare now supports advanced server-side searches using Sherlock
technology. Additionally, we've really tuned performance and AppleShare IP
is now twice as fast as Windows NT servers at performing large file...
[NPL] Intergraph Ships 450 MHz System
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Shelley Miller (256) 730-7631
Marla Robinson (256) 730-1813
Intergraph Computer Systems Ships New Hardware Systems with Latest Intel
Pentium II 450 MHz Processor
Delivers extreme performance systems including graphics workstations, PCs,
and high-availability network servers at competitive price points
HUNTSVILLE, AL, August 24, 1998 -- Intergraph Computer Systems today
announced that its graphics workstations, PCs, and workgroup and
departmental servers now incorporate Intel's new 450 MHz Pentium(r) II
processor, the fastest Pentium II processor available today. The new
Windows and Windows NT-based systems are available immediately and offer
ultimate performance at competitive price points for all segments of
Intergraph's product line, which includes award-winning TDZ(tm) 2000 ViZual
Workstations, affordable TD(tm) professional PCs, and robust InterServe(tm)
servers for workgroup and departmental...
[NPL] Miramo gets dynamic charting
Location: Seybold San Francisco, '98
Dateline: September 1st 1998
Miramo gets dynamic charting
Datazone is proud to announce that it will be demonstrating a major
enhancement to it's industry-leading Miramo database publishing package at
the Seybold SF'98 Publishing conference. The new, in-built capacity for
embedding dynamic, data-driven charts breaks new ground in the automated
production of compound documents.
The new Miramo dynamic charting module is designed to meet the needs of
several market sectors. One of these is the financial services industry,
which is under increasing pressure to produce performance monitoring
reports including graphic displays. The new Miramo module provides unique
capabilities for enhanced presentation quality and high speed document
Michelle Grant, Miramo product marketing manager, said: "Released versions
of Miramo have already established its position as the most versatile
personalized publishing system. We have recently...
[NPL] Sharing a Single Dial-Up Connection
Internet Sharing for Less than $30
(Jacksonville, Florida) Internet sharing with multiple computers via a
single dial-up or dedicated line is now affordable with Software602's
602Pro INTERNET SERVER Lite. Now end users can have their entire network
hooked up with secure simultaneous Internet access for the cost of one
In addition, 602Pro INTERNET SERVER Lite allows full control of Internet
content by allowing end users to easily setup who on the network can go
where, even during what time period. Its built in firewall keeps unwanted
guests from intruding on the network. Also its enhanced web server allows
end users to host a web site. Since end users will now have Internet access
to all computers, most Internet ready games will be accessible to all the
network users. Technically speaking 602Pro INTERNET SERVER Lite includes
network HTTP cache, HTTP/HTTPS/SOCKS/FTP/, TELNET Proxy, DNS Server, and
End users are acting fast to get Software602's...
[NPL] Stalker's iMac Specials
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Stalker Software Announces iMac Specials - PortShare Pro 5 User License and
20% off SCSIShare.
MILL VALLEY, CA - August 24th, 1998 - Stalker Software, Inc. has announced
a five user license for their PortShare Pro application geared especially
for the new iMac Users and a 20% discount off their SCSIShare program from
now until December 1st, 1998.
PortShare Pro allows serial devices such as modems, printers, label
writers, and plotters to be shared over an AppleTalk/EtherNet network.
PortShare Pro will allow applications like PPP or other dial out
applications to dial out from a shared modem. Passwords can be assigned and
modem pools can be created. PortShare Pro works in the background as a
server/client control panel.
Since the new iMac's only have Universal Serial Bus ports, connecting any
serial device directly is not possible. PortShare Pro offers a solution. By
using Portshare Pro users will be able gain access simply by installing the...
[NPL] DNS Expert from Men&Mice
Men & Mice Ships DNS Expert, an Essential DNS Analysis Tool for IPSs and
Revolutionary Tool Brings Reliability and Ease-of-use to DNS Server
Reykjavik, Iceland August 24/-- Men & Mice today announced the immediate
availability of DNS Expert for Mac OS, a revolutionary DNS analysis and
problem-solving tool for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and IT
Facilitating the task of DNS administration, Men & Mice has utilized its
expert background in DNS software development and provided a diagnostic
utility that maximizes the reliability of DNS server administration while
minimizing administration time. DNS Expert offers fast and comprehensive
error tracking and provides easy-to-understand solutions to complex DNS
problems. DNS Expert analyzes DNS records on all DNS servers for Mac, Unix,
Windows, or any other operating system.
Says Cricket Liu, co-author of the O'Reilly & Associates book "DNS & BIND"
after beta testing DNS Expert...
[NPL] Macromedia Announces Freehand 8.0.1
For more information, contact: For Immediate Release:
MACROMEDIA ANNOUNCES FREEHAND 8.0.1
Free Update to the Industry's Leading Multipublishing Tool Enables Users to
Output to both Web and Print
San Francisco, Calif. August 24, 1998 Macromedia (NASDAQ: MACR) today
announced FreeHand 8.0.1, a free update to the company's popular FreeHand
design software. Available September 1 as a free download for registered
users from Macromedia's Web site FreeHand 8.0.1 helps designers
multipublish their content to both the Web and print by supporting the open
Flash 3 file format standard and providing full compatibility with
Award-winning FreeHand 8 has been enthusiastically received by creative
professionals for its innovative new features such as editable vector
transparency, new shape tools, customizable toolbars and keyboard
shortcuts, and breakthrough performance. It has been widely adopted by
organizations at the...
[MD1] Visual MacStandardBasic Offer Extended
Product Release Information
8206 Rockville Road #280
Indianapolis, IN 46214
Visual MacStandardBasic $ 29.95 special offer extended through October 31st.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN, August 24, 1998 : ZCurve Software has announced that it
has extended its special offer of $29.95 for Visual MacStandardBasic
through October 31st, 1998. Visual MacStandardBasic normally has a retail
price of $ 99.
Professional Macintosh applications can be visually created in minutes.
Visual MacStandardBasic uses and extends BASIC's easy to learn format to
utilize the power of the Macintosh. It is easy for users to integrate
sound, speech, color graphics, sprite animation, movies into their
Users can purchase and download the complete Visual MacStandardBasic
package from the ZCurve Software web site (http://www.zcurve.com).
Currently, Macintosh users anywhere in the world can get Visual
MacStandardBasic within minutes over the Internet.