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May 25
Spring Cleaning 3.5
ALADDIN SHIPS SPRING CLEANING 3.5 - THE #1 MAC UNINSTALLER NOW INCLUDES iCLEAN FOR FAST INTERNET FILE CLEANUP; FASTER, MORE FOCUSED SEARCHES Spring Cleaning(tm) 3.5 Now Easily Cleans Accumulated Internet Cache Files, Cookies, Histories, and More, Ensuring Net Privacy Watsonville, CA-May 25, 2000 - Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC NQB: ALHI), today announced Spring Cleaning 3.5 is now shipping. Spring Cleaning is the number one uninstaller for the Macintosh and provides 13 powerful utilities to help users clean and organize their hard drive by searching for and removing unneeded files, folders, applications, and more. Spring Cleaning 3.5 now helps users easily rid their hard drives of unwanted Internet-related clutter with its new iClean(tm) desktop tool. Spring Cleaning 3.5's searches are faster and more focused because of more powerful search filtering, enhanced search options, and an improved interface. The popularity of the...
May 25
REALbasic 2.1.2
REAL Software, Inc. announces the availability of REALbasic 2.1.2. This release fixes a bug with list boxes on Windows where deleting a row when the scroll handle was at the bottom of the list box resulted in a crash. Download it now! (
May 25
Coldstone Game Engine
May 25th, 2000 BEENOX STUDIOS inc. is proud to announce a new major release of its role-playing game creation software for Macintosh: the Coldstone Game Engine. This new version takes the creator to a higher step in game design with the introduction of a new feature, NEVER BEFORE SEEN in a game or scenario development tool on the Macintosh: a multi layer graphic system in the map engine allowing the creation of breath taking environments. The user can add realistic nature elements like trees, rocks, lakes and mountains as well as 3D rendered houses and furniture. The 32x32 pixels grid worlds are over! Like always, the map editor comes with all the flexibility you need to quickly understand and master this new feature: sample maps and stamp pictures, updated contextual help and user manual. A new stand-alone tutorial game is also available to download from our web site if you want to see what Coldstone can do by yourself. It includes a demonstration of the map engine and the mouse...
May 24 Opens New State-of-the-Art Customer Care Center Opens New State-of-the-Art Customer Care Center Providing Smarter, More Responsive Customer Service New Customer Care Center offers enhanced electronic tracking capability, enlarged staff and a toll-free hotline New York, NY - May 24, 2000 - (Nasdaq: RCOM), one of the Internet's leading domain name registrars, today announced the opening of the company's upgraded Customer Care Center, newly equipped to provide enhanced customer service and tech support to's ever-growing client base. Continuing to offer 24/7 service 365 days a year, the Customer Care Center now offers an integrated online and telephone ticketing system, a new toll-free call-in number, and a larger staff to ensure more targeted customer support and quicker response time. " has always understood that the initial registration of a domain name is just the beginning of our relationship with our customers, and the priority we place on providing fast and effective customer...
May 24
MoniSwitch Pro 8
For Immediate Release Dr. Bott LLC ships MoniSwitch Pro 8, for sharing up to 8 computers from a single keyboard, monitor and mouse. Portland, OR - May 23, 2000 ( Dr. Bott is pleased to announce MoniSwitch Pro 8 which allows the sharing of monitor and USB peripherals between up to eight computers. Only Dr. Bott offers an economical and stylish way to share a single monitor and USB peripherals between diverse operating systems such as Mac OS 8/9, Mac OS X Server, Windows 98/2000 and any other OS that supports hot swappable USB. Pixar Animation Studios' Mac Systems Guru, Cory Knox said "I haven't had any trouble with MoniSwitch at all. It's been a tremendous help in allowing me to reclaim my desk space! I've used many different switches from many different companies, and this one is by far the best. Thank you so much for such a great product!" * Standard VGA (HD15) video interface. * Looks and works great with new G4s! * Supports power on through Mac...
May 24
MacZaic: Creating photo-mosaics
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Polar Orbit Software Announces MacZaic San Francisco, California, May 23, 2000 -- Polar Orbit Software announces the release of a new application for Macintosh computers, MacZaic v1.0. MacZaic creates beautiful photo-mosaics from your own photographs. A sample database of images to be used with MacZaic can be downloaded from the Polar Orbit home page. The program allows scaling of sub-image blocks, preview mode, and creates JPEG images that can be easily viewed or printed on any computer. MacZaic runs on any Power Macintosh. The program can be downloaded from the Polar Orbit Software web page at: ( Pricing: The application is shareware and can be purchased for $25. Contact: Jeff Luszcz Polar Orbit Software
May 24
MailCall 1.6.1
Ekim Software releases MailCall 1.6.1 - e-mail notification software to keep you informed of the status of your mailboxes Ekim Software - 5/24/2000 - Ekim Software announces an update of their popular e-mail notification software, MailCall. MailCall is an e-mail notification application. While running, MailCall preforms periodic checks of your account(s) and notifies you when new mail has arrived or when you have mail in your box. MailCall has many options that allow you to customize its behavior so it fits your needs. MailCall can be especially useful for people who use e-mail a lot and don't want to keep a large application, such as Outlook Express, open in the background hogging your RAM and CPU time. MailCall will notify you when mail has arrived in any of your accounts and then you can launch your favorite e-mail application with the click of a button and go fetch that new mail. Both POP3 and IMAP4 protocols are supported in MailCall. Version 1.6.1 adds the ability to have...
May 23
Always Thinking Takes Home 3 Apple Design Awards at WWDC 2000
For Immediate Release ALWAYS THINKING TAKES HOME THREE APPLE DESIGN AWARDS AT WWDC 2000 FOR THINKING HOME Thinking Home wins Best Apple Technology Adoption and Runner Up for Best New Product and Most Innovative Product STERLING, VIRGINIA -May 23, 2000- Always Thinking, Inc., announces that it received three awards at the 5th Annual Apple Design Awards for its Macintosh home automation product, Thinking Home. Presentations were made at the Apple World Wide Developers Conference 2000 held in San Jose, California, attended by more than 4,000 developers from around the world. Thinking Home was presented the award for Best Apple Technology Adoption and Runner Up for Best New Product and Most Innovative Product. The Apple Design Awards recognize exceptional work on the part of developers to adopt and implement Apple standards for innovation, usability and Apple technology into their application designs. "These awards are a great honor for us. They reinforce our dedication to developing...
May 23
Kodak Licenses Apple's QuickTime
Kodak Licenses Apple's QuickTime Kodak Digital Cameras to Integrate QuickTime for Quick & Easy Video Creation ROCHESTER, New York and CUPERTINO, California-May 23, 2000-Eastman Kodak Company today announced it has licensed Apple's QuickTime for future Kodak digital cameras currently in development. The licensing agreement allows Kodak to build and sell digital cameras that let users quickly and easily create video clips in the popular cross-platform QuickTime. "The ability to use multimedia files in the Macintosh or Windows operating environments was an important consideration," said Willy Shih, senior vice president, Eastman Kodak Company, and president, Digital & Applied Imaging. "QuickTime is established, broadly used and, most important, easy to use. These are key characteristics when you want to make technology broadly useful and fun for consumers." "QuickTime is the highest-quality and easiest to use software for sharing video, audio and digital images with friends and...
May 23
EIMS 3.0 Ships from QUALCOMM
QUALCOMM Eudora Products Releases New Unix and Mac Mail Servers that Lower Operating Costs for IT Departments - New Mail Servers Offer Improved Performance, Security and Expanded Standards Support for Mac and Unix Environments - SAN DIEGO - May 18, 2000 - QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leader in digital wireless communications and advanced electronic messaging solutions for the Internet, today announced it has released the newest versions of QUALCOMM's Eudora Internet Mail Server (EIMS) 3.0 for Macintosh and its free Qpopper Server 3.0 for Unix environments. EIMS 3.0 and Qpopper 3.0 are designed to reduce operating costs by allowing greater throughput and by providing added protection against security breaches while also expanding support of current industry standard protocols. "QUALCOMM's EIMS and Qpopper servers are recognized industry favorites due in large part to their superior performance records," said Jeffrey K. Belk, QUALCOMM senior vice president and general manager...
May 23 Accreditation Renewed by ICANN Accreditation Agreement Renewed by ICANN New York, NY - May 23, 2000 --, Inc. (Nasdaq: RCOM), one of the leading domain name registrars on the Internet, today announced that its Accreditation Agreement has been renewed for a five year term ending April 26, 2005 by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. ICANN accreditation allows registrars to register Internet domain names with .com, .net and .org extensions. "We are pleased to have our Accreditation Agreement renewed," said Richard Forman, President and CEO of "We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with ICANN as our company and the industry continue to grow and change." About, Inc. ( provides domain name registration and other Internet services for individuals and businesses that wish to have a unique and branded identity on the Internet. was the first registrar to compete in the domain registration...
May 23
PhotoCat 3.0 - The Picture Cataloger
For Immediate release PhotoCat 3.0 - The Picture Cataloger Chevroux, Switzerland, Mai 23 2000. It's my pleasure to introduce you to a major revision of the shareware program PhotoCat (version 3.0). PhotoCat allows you to build catalogs of pictures easily, for example from a Photo-CD. It's a great tool for working quickly and efficiently with a large database of pictures. It's also the ideal tool to put one's holiday pictures in order. PhotoCat Player is the companion program of PhotoCat. The PhotoCat Suite is fully OS 8 / 9 compatible. PhotoCat allows you to : QUICKLY CATALOG whole disks, using flexible filter options... EASILY INDEX records thanks to powerfull automatic mechanisms... DIRECTLY MANAGE the original image files from within PhotoCat... WIDELY DISTRIBUTE slide shows and catalogs using PhotoCat Player... AUTOMATICALLY BUILD web sites or FileMaker databases from catalogs... PhotoCat is able to catalog...
May 23
Expanded MACWORLD Conferences, 7/2000
For Immediate Release Expanded MACWORLD Conferences Offer New Educational Opportunities for Mac Users Framingham, MAMay 22, 2000 "Digital Video Everywhere," "iMovie Magic" and "PalmPilot & MacintoshA Match Synched in Heaven" are some of the exciting new conference sessions that will be presented at MACWORLD Conference & Expo/New York 2000. Offering up-to-date educational opportunities to Users of all skill levels, dozens of new conference sessions exploring the latest advancements in the industry have been added to the leading conference program for Macintosh users. Presented by renowned industry experts, the comprehensive four-day program will feature the most complete conference program available for Mac users of all disciplines, including educators, small office/home office users, musicians, digital video creators, Internet users and those looking to improve on their operating system skills. Consisting of more than 100 conference sessions plus 16 full-day workshops, the...
May 23
Classic Menu for OS X
Sig Software is proud to announce the release of Classic Menu for OS X. Classic Menu gives OS X an Apple menu just like the old Mac OS. Put aliases of your favorite items in the Classic Menu Items folder and they will appear in a menu on the right edge of the menu bar. Classic Menu was written in response to visible demand for such a utility at Apple's recent Worldwide Developer Conference. It has been tested successfully on Developer Preview 4 of Mac OS X and is being made freely available in unrestricted form. The Classic Menu page is at: Thank you, Gideon Greenspan Sig Software
May 22
LiveMotion Talk
Blue World is pleased to announce the creation of LiveMotion Talk, an email discussion forum for discussing Adobe's new LiveMotion product. LiveMotion Talk is a forum for users to provide user-to-user support, tips and feedback. All messages posted to LiveMotion Talk are archived in a Web searchable database. All interested parties are cordially invited to join LiveMotion Talk by sending an email message to with the words "subscribe livemotion" (without quotes) in the body of the message. Additional information is available at
May 22
Tangerine Agenda for Mac
May 22, 2000 YENCO.COM is proud to introduce the Tangerine Agenda for Mac - Version 1.0. The Agenda is a different kind of personal calendar. It is a round, virtual device which enables you to digitally record and play back voice reminders using a simple interface. The Agenda is fully Date & Time control panel aware and Year 2000 compliant. It is also fully compatible with Mac OS 9 and makes a great companion to any iMac. The Agenda comes with a virtual battery pre-installed which is good for 30 trials of the device. The battery can be recharged by purchasing a recharge code for the low price of $15 (US). Once the battery is recharged it will no longer run down. The Agenda is now available for download in Blueberry, Strawberry, Lime, and Tangerine and YENCO.COM will be rolling out new colors over the next two weeks. For more information about the Agenda please visit: Mike Yenco YENCO.COM
May 21
CDFinder 2.8
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CDFINDER 2.8 RELEASED May 21, 2000, Moerfelden, Germany The author today announced the immediate availability of version 2.8 of CDFinder, the popular shareware disk catalog tool for the Macintosh. The new version is free for all registered owners of CDFinder and can be obtained from the CDFinder-Homepage ( A single user license is $20, multi user licenses are available. CDFinder is a very fast and powerful tool to create catalog files of your hard disks, floppies, ZIP's and anything else that spins. It has a great user interface and very useful search functions. CDFinder supports drag&drop and requires at least a 68020 or PowerPC CPU. While System 7 is required, CDFinder is also fully compatible to MacOS 9. A special feature is the multi-lingual user interface (German/French/English/Italian/Swedish/Chinese). New features in CDFinder 2.8: - CDFinder can now import existing catalog files of CatFinder and Disk Tracker 1.x. - .zip archive...
May 19
InterView 2.0 Media Capture Upgrade
For Immediate Release May 15, 2000 XLR8 Now Shipping InterView 2.0 Media Capture Upgrade Atlanta, GA - XLR8, the award-winning leader in Macintosh performance and peripherals, is now shipping its new InterView 2.0 Media Capture Software upgrade for Mac USB. InterView 2.0's breakthrough advancement in media capture technology delivers full compatibility with all major video editing software packages, broader Internet capabilities (including QuickTime streaming and webcasting), as well as a completely new application-XLR8 TheaterTM. XLR8 Theater allows for full screen viewing from a DVD player, satellite tuner or VCR-turning any Mac into a stand alone entertainment system. "InterView 2.0 improves on all the core features that made it's predecessor, InterView 1.0, so successful," said Jack Kolk, Vice President and General Manager of XLR8, "while adding great new features like support for Internet broadcasting-potentially the next killer application for the Internet. InterView 1.0's...
May 19
Terra Soft Shows 4 node, 500 MHz, G4 cluster on Linux
TERRA SOFT COMPLETES FIRST FOUR WEEKS OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ROAD SHOW Cupertino, California -- 19 May 2000 -- Terra Soft Solutions, Inc., the leading developer of Linux solutions for PowerPC(TM) microprocessors, has completed the first four weeks of the six-week, six-city Science & Technology Road Show 2000 with Apple Computer. Kai Staats, founder and CEO of Terra Soft Solutions states, "A fantastic experience for us. We have presented our parallel, high-performance computing solution to a variety of enthusiastic audiences--well received all around. This past month has been educational for both our audience and our own development team as we have met some of the brightest minds, the most advanced researchers of our times. These are the people who made commodity parallel computing a reality." Terra Soft Solutions has demonstrated a 4 node, 500 MHz, G4 cluster running Black Lab Linux at MIT, Harvard, Argonne and Fermi National Labs outside of Chicago, the National Institute of...
May 19
REALbasic Report Writer v 1.0a2
From: "Aaron L. Bratcher" ( Subject: [ANN] REALbasic Report Writer v 1.0a2 The following enhancements have been made since a1: - page setup information is now properly saved/retrieved - visual marker for page width is now seen in the designer - report footers now preview/print - layout toolbar has been added, buttons are not operative yet. Please feel free to take a look and give me feedback. I hope to be releasing a beta by monday or tuesday and releasing the final 1.0 version late in the week. You can get it here: About REALbasic Report Writer 1.0: - Give any program written in REALBasic 2.1 or higher the ability to create reports with or without data source (can only preview/print with data source) - the end user can edit existing reports if you let them - end user can preview reports before printing - store strings with the report (like SQL commands, user options, etc.) These strings can be printed in the report...
May 18
WS4D/eCommerce 3.2b17
WS4D/eCommerce 3.2b17 is now available! Complete information is available at Overview: * Auto creation of PDF's of Confirmation Orders * Auto Printing of approved/completed web orders * Canadian GST/PST Tax Support * New Tag (User_Platform), returns Mac, Win, Other * New Tag (User_Browser), returns NetScape, Microsoft, Other * Added Product Actions - Sending Email/Adding Realms after Order is approved via Authorizenet * Added POP support for module WS4D/eEmail-Search * Supports Unique Products on StoreFront * Ability to Show Quantity Available * Different HTML Pages for each Product * Ability to Send Emails per product after order is Approved * Ability to Add User To Realms per product after order is Approved * Expiring Users for Realms * Bug Fixes 3.2 will be a free upgrade for anyone running version 3.0 - 3.1.1. Michael Ginsberg Internet: MDG Computer Services, Inc....
May 18
SuperCard 3.6.2 Update
IncWell DMG, Ltd., in association with Solutions Etcetera, announced today the availability of SuperCard 3.6.2, a free update to their high level multimedia and rapid application development tool. The new version is available via download to registered users of versions 3.5, 3.5.2, 3.6, and 3.6.1, and addresses both feature requests and reported problems from home users and developers alike. "The recent announcement of the delay of the release of Apple's Mac OSX operating system provides us a golden opportunity to address current users' requests for additions to SuperCard in what is planned to be a series of updates to be made available to the SuperCard community.", 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 the ability to create custom applications that can take full advantage of the interface, graphics, and...
May 18
FileMaker Scriptology Training
The SCRIPTOLOGY FileMaker Hands-On Training Seminars 2 courses for serious FileMaker Pro 3.0/4.0/5.0 users, based on the popular Scriptology book and CD ROM COURSE CONTENT ---------------------------- FileMaker Pro Scripting and Calculations - 3 day Intermediate class - 2 day Advanced class INSTRUCTOR -------------------- John Mark Osborne (co-author of Scriptology) LOCATIONS ----------------- Santa Monica (Los Angeles), Washington D.C., Chicago, Boston, Palm Desert (FileMaker Developer Conference) and San Francisco Bay Area. These courses can also be brought directly to your company (contact us for details). DATES ---------- See below *NEW* The courseware for these classes has been newly revised to include new FileMaker Pro 5.0 features. Exisiting exercises have been completely rewritten based on the class room experience of teaching these classes over 25 times. ---- REGISTRATION ---------------------- To register for a Scriptology course, please visit:
May 18
Qilan 1.0: Internet Database for Mac OS X
PRESS RELEASE CommonGround Softworks Inc. Announces Qilan 1.0 HOOKSETT, NEW HAMPSHIRE - May 18, 2000 - CommonGround Softworks Inc. today announces the release of Qilan version 1.0, a new software development tool for producing powerful internet database systems. "Qilan is a database system designed to operate on a web server. It is a complete environment for the creation of user entry/output screens, logical data manipulation and data base access. With Qilan, the developer can easily link SQL database engines with the world wide web." "Qilan can be used by developers who don't like to program. Developers do not have to know or rely upon SQL or remember complicated or intricate symbols to create complex queries, manipulate data, or access databases. The initial release of Qilan can access FrontBase and Openbase as backend SQL database engines. It can also access non-SQL Helix Server databases" "Qilan works with your existing databases and web development tools. Developers merely need...
May 18
Goo Library 1.5: Helping you Carbonize
*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** San Jose, CA - Michael Amorose today released Goo Library 1.5, a free programming library designed to help assist Macintosh developers in porting their software to the Carbon programming interface. Goo Library is an extensive Carbon Macintosh programming library that provides many useful functions for Macintosh software developers. Libraries are provided in PowerPC binary format compatible with CodeWarrior Beta Tools for Mac OS X. Version 1.5 of Goo Library offers these new enhancements: - Goo Library is now fully Carbonized. - Carbon wrapper API routines for replacing existing multiple Carbon Macintosh toolbox calls with a single wrapper call. - FireWire Utilities compatible with the Apple FireWire SDK 2.3.3. - USB Utilities compatible with the Apple USB SDK 1.3.5 - Full online and downloadable HTML documentation. Developers can download the free library from the web at Goo Library 1.5 is freely distributable if...
May 17
Mac to Windows Porting tools
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Jose, CA, 17th May 2000: AD Software and Bowers Development announce the launch at WWDC of the MFC Code Generator for AppMaker and PP2MFC. The MFC Code Generator allows AppMaker users to generate MFC screen resources and C++ code in the same high standard that AppMaker generates for Appearance, Tools Plus, PowerPlant and other environments. Coupled with PP2MFC this solution allows your PowerPlant applications to be ported to Windows with native code speed - no awkward emulation layers. AppMaker import allows existing PowerPlant screens to be imported and avoids the need to redraw them. PP2MFC (marketed separately and also included in the MFC Code Generator) provides a thin layer mapping the PowerPlant API to native MFC classes. Your major application logic such as ListenToMessage, ObeyCommand and other event and menu manipulation methods can be a single set of source used on both platforms. This technology has been proven in education support programs used by...
May 17
OOFILE now supports Faircom Server
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Jose, CA, 17th May 2000: AD Software announces the OOFILE Professional Server Edition which adds support for Faircom's popular Faircom Server. Faircom Server provides scalable client-server database technology from 68K Mac through to the largest Unix servers. On sale now at DevDepot at WWDC Show Special Prices. More information on this new member of the OOFILE family at after WWDC. OOFILE Professional Server Edition extends the OOFILE database API. The Open Source OOFILE report writer, graphing engine and PowerPlant forms integration software can all be used with the extended database API. Changing an existing GUI application to be server based requires less than 20 lines of code be changed to gain transaction-based client-server (TCP/IP or Appletalk) access at incredible speeds. For more information on the power of the Faircom Server see About AD Software: AD Software was founded in 1984 to provide a range of...
May 17
Email Merge version 1.9
From: Gideon Greenspan ( Sig Software is proud to announce Email Merge version 1.9. 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 in Outlook Express, Eudora, Claris Emailer, Mailsmith or PowerMail. Version 1.9 adds support for CTM Dev's PowerMail, can add attachments with StuffIt compression and includes sample merges to demonstrate real-world uses of the product. The Email Merge page is at: Thank you, Gideon Greenspan Sig Software
May 17
Thing Detective 1.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THING DETECTIVE VERSION 1.0 FOR MACOS AVAILABLE NOW San Jose, California, May 17, 2000 Unthinkable Research today officially released Thing Detective version 1.0 for MacOS at the 2000 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, where it was demonstrated on stage at the "QuickTime and MacOS X" session. Thing Detective is a powerful new utility that provides detailed information about components on MacOS computers. It's an indispensable tool that can be used to help develop and debug components, to learn how to use the components provided by QuickTime and the MacOS operating system, and to determine what component capabilities are available on MacOS computers. With Thing Detective, you can: * Get a comprehensive list of the components installed on a MacOS computer; * Filter the component list to display only components with a particular type, subtype, and/or manufacturer; * Determine what processor a component has been compiled for; * Get the name, icon, information...
May 17
Rainbow Painter version 1.9.1
Addiction Interactive has released Rainbow Painter1.9.1, a new version of their award-winning $20 shareware image editor. Rainbow Painter is a unique painting and photo retouching program for the Macintosh. The unregistered version lets you try all features, with the exception of some effects and the export function. Any pictures you produce in the unregistered version are saved internally, and can be exported when you have registered. FEATURES *Innovative design. *Unique user interface. *Let's you edit and view a picture in multiple windows simultaneously with individual magnifications and layer controls. *Up to 8 image layers with alpha/opacity channels. *More than 60 different effects and tools to use on your pictures. *Mask layer with special sets of tools and operations/effects. *Three different studios, where you may rearrange and add windows as you like. *Imports/exports Jpeg and PICT images, as well as a few other formats. ABOUT THE NEW VERSION Improved image editing features...
May 17
Court Dismisses All Sony Copyright and TM Claims in Connectix...
Court Dismisses All Sony Copyright and Trademark Claims in Connectix Case SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 16, 2000 - A San Francisco Federal Court today dismissed all Sony copyright and trademark claims against Connectix Corporation for its Connectix Virtual Game Station software. The decision resolves seven of Sony's nine claims in favor of Connectix, eliminating the need to bring these to trial. The Honorable Charles Legge issued his summary judgment from the bench and established a 90-day schedule for the two remaining claims, trade secret and unfair competition, to be reviewed. During this period Sony and Connectix may provide the court additional evidence and arguments to determine whether these claims will also be subject to summary judgment. The prior June 12 trial date was vacated and a later date will be established if necessary. "Once again, the court has found that both copyright and trademark law favor broad consumer choice. We are confident that we will prevail on the...
May 16
REALbasic Announces Support for Mac OS X
REAL SOFTWARE, INC. ANNOUNCES REALBASIC SUPPORT FOR MAC OS X REALbasic now runs on and compiles for Mac OS X Austin, TX May 16, 2000 REAL Software, Inc. today announced the availability of a technology preview of REALbasic that supports Mac OS X. REALbasic is the award-winning, visual, object-oriented BASIC development environment for Macintosh. This technology demonstration runs on Mac OS X and creates native, Carbon compliant Mac OS X applications complete with Aqua interface. It is available now for download at REAL Software will continue to offer solutions for Mac OS X throughout the development and release of Apple's next generation operating system. REALbasic allows you to quickly and easily create powerful applications that run on Macintosh and Windows. It is easy enough for beginners and powerful enough for professionals to use. "We are excited by the opportunities Mac OS X presents and are committed to delivering the fastest, most...
May 16
Chronos Personal Organizer 3.03 and Group Organizer 3
NEW PRODUCT NAMES! PARK CITY, UTAH - May 16, 2000 -- Chronos L.C. today announced the release of Personal Organizer 3.03 and Group Organizer 3.03. These two products are the official successors to the award-winning Consultant and Office Consultant personal information managers, respectively. Both users and industry experts welcome the new name changes which more clearly describe the products. Chronos calls the popular Consultant the "Swiss Army Knife" of productivity software. It integrates a calendar, address book, word processor, memo taker, personal journal, phone dialer, and alarm clock into a single easy-to-use application. To top it off, it synchronizes with both the PalmPilot and the new Handspring Visor handheld organizers. NEW OPEN TRANSPORT NETWORKING Group Organizer 3.03 is now the first Mac client/server PIM to support native Open Transport networking. Users may access their calendar, contacts, memos and to-dos over an AppleTalk network or a TCP/IP network including the...
May 16
University of Pervasive
Pervasive Software ANNOUNCES University of pervasive EDUCATION SITE Through Agreement with, Pervasive Delivers Free, On-line Software Education at AUSTIN, TEXAS-May 16, 2000-Pervasive Software Inc. (Nasdaq:PVSW), a leading provider of software that delivers the freedom to create applications for everyone, everywhere, today launched The University of Pervasive, a free, on-line academy delivering courses taught by industry experts. Through a relationship with, a pioneer of business-to-business eduCommerce, The University of Pervasive offers Web developers, Web masters, students and professionals a convenient, interactive way to learn more about Web application development and database technologies. The University, located at, opens for registration today for the following courses: Introduction to Tango 2000 - Learn to use the visual Tango 2000 interface to build Web-based applications that are linked to databases...
May 16
Preview Systems: Digital Goods Commerce Solution
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PREVIEW SYSTEMS UNVEILS NEW DIGITAL GOODS COMMERCE SOLUTION FOR APPLE DEVELOPERS New Tools Give Apple Developers a Solution for Creating Trial-Enabled Applications and Facilitate Online Distribution APPLE WORLDWIDE DEVELOPER'S CONFERENCE, SAN JOSE, CA - May 16, 2000 - Preview Systems (NASDAQ: PRVW) is showcasing its new digital goods commerce solution for the Apple Macintosh platform at the Apple Worldwide Developer's Conference this week. The new Vbox Builder and SDK (Software Development Kit) for Macintosh, which is part of Preview Systems' ZipLock(tm) technology platform, enables Macintosh software developers to create applications that feature try-before-you-buy capabilities. It also enables developers to leverage Preview's network of resellers for selling and distributing software electronically. Preview Systems is also offering a free Sony Walkman Digital Music Player (valued at US$ 450) when customers license Vbox Builder and SDK for Macintosh. This...
May 16
VOODOO Server Version Control: Price Reduction
VOODOO SERVER VERSION CONTROL FOR CODEWARRIOR - PRICE REDUCTION HAGENBERG, AUSTRIA, MAY-15-2000 -- UNI SOFTWARE PLUS GmbH announced at Apple's World Wide Developer Conference a new offer that makes their flagship version control tool VOODOO Server available at a dramatically reduced, limited time, price. This special limited time offer is designed to make professional version control tools easily available for single programmers and version control newcomers. In its debut year VOODOO Server has earned acclamation and established itself as the premiere version control system for software developers using Metrowerks CodeWarrior. With this special offer, UNI SOFTWARE PLUS is making VOODOO Server available to first time purchasers for only $79 (regular list price is $229). This will be a limited time offer. "We are thrilled at the numbers of developers who have adopted VODOOO Server during its first year. But, we also know that many more are hesitating to apply version control for two...
May 16
Farallon Ships SkyLINE 11MB Wireless PC Card
Farallon Ships SkyLINE 11Mb Wireless PC Card for Macintosh PowerBooks and PC Notebooks 11Mb LAN connectivity for cross-platform networking without wires. SAN LEANDRO, Calif. May 16, 2000 - Farallon Communications, Inc., developer of reliable, plug-and-play networking solutions for Macs and PCs, today announced their SkyLINE 11Mb Wireless PC Card for portable computers is now shipping. SkyLINE provides both Macintosh PowerBook and PC notebook users access to network resources such as file servers, email, printers and the Internet without the hassle of wires. The SkyLINE 11Mb Wireless PC Card is based on the IEEE 802.11b Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum standard and will interoperate on the same wireless network along with other 802.11 DSSS solutions. SkyLINE 11Mb comes with support for 40-bit WEP encryption and enhanced Control Panels for simplified configuration and management. SkyLINE is compatible with wireless solutions from vendors such as Apple, Lucent and Nokia. "The availability...
May 16
4D University Offers Mastering WebSTAR Course
May 16, 2000. Berkeley, CA. 4D University Offers Mastering WebSTAR Course --------------------------------------------- 4D University, the training source for the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and WebSTAR Server Suite, announced today that they will offer a course for intermediate and advanced WebSTAR users called 'Mastering WebSTAR.' 'Mastering WebSTAR' is a two-day long course that will focus on performance optimization, security, extending WebSTAR, and using WebSTAR for e-commerce solutions. The course will discuss WebSTAR's SSL encryption capabilities and recommended e-commerce solutions. It is being offered at three locations around the US; to find a location near you view the 4D University training schedule located online at ( "We want users to take full advantage of their WebSTAR servers and really get the most out of their investment," said Brendan Coveney, President, 4D Inc. "That is why we are offering the 'Mastering WebSTAR'...
May 15
Mac OS X Developer Preview 4 with Final API Specs
Apple Releases Mac OS X Developer Preview 4 with Final API Specs Preview Comes Bundled with Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 and Supports the Java 2 Platform WWDC, SAN JOSE, California-May 15, 2000-Apple today released its fourth developer preview of Mac OS X to the 4,000 developers attending its annual Worldwide Developer Conference. This preview version of Apple's next generation operating system includes the final API specifications required by developers to complete upgrades of their applications to take full advantage of Mac OS X's new capabilities. Mac OS X Developer Preview 4 also includes a version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 5 specifically for Mac OS X, and support for the Java 2 Platform. "With this Preview release, developers now have everything they need to make killer applications for Mac OS X," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "We are incredibly pleased at the support we are getting from many of the world's best software developers for Mac OS X, the future of the Mac...
May 15
Metrowerks Outlines Plans for New Dev Tools for Mac OS
For Immediate Release Metrowerks Outlines Plans for New Development Tools for Mac OS X at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2000 WWDC, SAN JOSE, Calif.-May 15, 2000-Metrowerks today outlined plans to deliver CodeWarrior(r) development tools and online training for Apple's upcoming Mac OS X operating system. Metrowerks released a beta version of its CodeWarrior development tools for Mac OS X today at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. The new CodeWarrior tools are designed to take advantage of the unique new features of Apple's Mac OS X and will incorporate the look and feel of Mac OS X's new "Aqua" user interface. The tools will also offer backwards compatibility, allowing Mac developers to write applications for Mac OS X that will also run on earlier versions of Mac OS. The beta released today includes tools that will be part of a new version of CodeWarrior for Mac OS available late third quarter of this year. "Our development tools for Mac OS X ... will provide...
May 15
Blue World Ships Lasso XML Developer Kit
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2000 BLUE WORLD SHIPS LASSO XML DEVELOPER KIT Free offering allows developers to easily incorporate XML and wireless communications with unrivaled flexibility Bellevue, WA--May 15, 2000--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of the Web Data Engine(tm)--today released Lasso XML Developer Kit, a free development kit providing thorough documentation, examples and templates on how to generate XML (Extensible Markup Language) data using Lasso for both Instant and Custom Web Publishing. What's more, Instant WML Publishing capabilities allow instant access to data retrieved from wireless devices via Wireless Access Protocol (WAP) and Wireless Markup Language (WML). Lasso XML Developer Kit also provides support for XML implementations in popular database products such as FileMaker, Inc. FileMaker Pro 5 and Microsoft SQL Server 2000. "We're delighted to provide Lasso developers a highly flexible solution for incorporating data via XML and wireless...
May 15
QuickTime 4 Tops 50 Million Copies/Previews Next Version
QuickTime 4 Tops 50 Million Copies and Apple Previews Next Version Named Number One Movie Trailer Site WWDC, SAN JOSE, California-MAY 15, 2000-Apple today announced that more than 50 million copies of its QuickTime 4 player software have been distributed for Mac and Windows users worldwide, and gave developers at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) a sneak preview of the next version of QuickTime which will debut this summer. In addition, Nielsen//NetRatings has named Apple's website,, the most popular destination for movie trailers on the web.* Contributing to the success of's Quicktime-based movie trailer section, downloads for New Line Cinema's "The Lord of the Rings" preview, encoded exclusively in QuickTime, topped 12 million since its April 7 debut, making it one of the largest online entertainment events ever. "We're thrilled that there are now over 50 million copies of QuickTime 4 on both Mac and Windows platforms, and that most on-line...
May 15
Apple Expands Professional Services Organization
Apple Expands Professional Services Organization Apple iServices Broadens Professional Support for WebObjects, Mac OS X and QuickTime WWDC, SAN JOSE, California-May 15, 2000-Apple today announced it is expanding its professional services organization to deliver consulting, integration and training services for WebObjects, QuickTime Streaming Server and Mac OS X. The expanded services organization, Apple iServices, will provide professional services for Apple customers and developers in the creative, education and business markets. "Apple has accumulated many years of experience designing, developing and deploying web-based applications, managing software projects and integrating heterogeneous systems with WebObjects," said Mitch Mandich, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Sales. "We are now expanding that expertise to address the growing number of customers seeking customized Internet solutions and integration services relating to Apple's QuickTime Streaming Server and Mac OS...
May 15
Apple Drops WebObjects License Price to $699
Apple Drops WebObjects License Price From $50,000 to $699 New Version to be Entirely Java-Based WWDC, SAN JOSE, California-May 15, 2000-Apple today unveiled aggressive new pricing for its industry-leading WebObjects web application server software, and also revealed that the next version of WebObjects will be written entirely in Java. Starting today, customers can purchase a complete solution for developing and deploying WebObjects applications for $699. This new price includes both the award-winning WebObjects developer tools and a high-end deployment license which allows unlimited usage on one server, which together were previously priced at over $50,000. Later this year, Apple will ship WebObjects 5 for Java, which will be built using 100 percent pure Java technology. WebObjects 5 for Java will enable Internet developers using Java to quickly build complex solutions which can be deployed on virtually any server. WebObjects 5 for Java also will support a wealth of Internet standards...
May 15
TextBroom 2.0
Switzerland--May 15, 2000--Blue Line Studios today announced the release of TextBroom 2.0 for Macintosh in OS X Aqua look. The product homepage is at TextBroom is an utility that handles nightmarish text files. Suppose you got a list containing 3,796 e-mail address lines and you suspect it to contain duplicate entries. TextBroom lets you remove all duplicate lines easily with just one click. Or perhaps you just saved a spreadsheet from within Excel "As plain text"; the resulting document now contains no less than ten thousand tabs; 10, 12, 17, 31, etc. tabs in a row. Before you despair, let TextBroom replace the superfluous tabulators with just a single one, or with the character you specify. Other features include the smart finding&replacing of funny number separators, e.g. the apostrophe within "10'000", while the string "you're", also containing an apostrophe, will not be changed; the automatic removing and adding of space characters...
May 14
Freeway 3
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** SoftPress Systems Ships Freeway 3 ** Oxford, England --- May 15th 2000 --- SoftPress Systems today announced that the company has started customer deliveries of Freeway 3.0, a major upgrade to their award-winning Web design software for the Apple Macintosh. The new version, which requires Mac OS 8.1 or later debuted at MacWorld Tokyo in February where a fully localized Japanese version, Freeway 3-J, was shown on the Kato-Denki booth. A fully-working 30-day trial version of Freeway 3.0 is now available from the SoftPress Web site. The recommended retail price of Freeway 3 is maintained at $299 with substantial discounts for education and site licences. With the release of Freeway 3, SoftPress Systems has also launched a new competitive upgrade program and licensed users of Adobe GoLive, Macromedia Dreamweaver and NetObjects Fusion qualify for a 50% discount. NEW FEATURES IN FREEWAY 3 * Productivity Improvements - up to 10 times faster: Freeway's integrated...
May 12
OpenBase SQL 6.5 Beta & RADstudio 1.0.5
OPENBASE NEWS 1. OpenBase SQL 6.5 Beta Available 2. RADstudio 1.0.5 3. RADstudio Training FRANCESTOWN, NEW HAMPSHIRE - May 12, 2000 - OpenBase International, Ltd. announces OpenBase SQL 6.5 beta and RADstudio 1.0.5 for MacOS X platforms. Both products will be shown next week at WWDC in San Jose, CA. ================================== 1. OpenBase SQL 6.5 Beta Available ================================== OpenBase SQL database engine provides high-performance data storage and retrieval for demanding multi-user applications. Easy-to-use GUI administration tools allow users to design database schemas, edit table data, manage database user accounts and even control databases from across the internet. OPENBASE SQL PERFORMANCE: OpenBase SQL 6.5 offers unrivaled performance on MacOS X Server for demanding enterprise applications. OpenBase is two times faster than the nearest competitor. Here are some performance statistics: * With a 1 million row database containing name, address and phone...
May 12
ACDSEE FOR MAC BETA NOW AVAILABLE Leading Digital Image Management Solution Available for Trial by Professional and Home Mac Users Including Artists, Photographers, Multimedia Types VICTORIA, British Columbia-(May 9, 2000)-ACD Systems International, Inc. (CDNX: ASA), the leading provider of digital imaging management solutions, today announced that the Macintosh beta version of its leading digital image management software, ACDSee, is now available. ACDSee for Mac is a high speed, full-featured image viewer that displays digital images in high resolution and allows users to find and organize image archives, movie and sound clips. It supports over 40 popular image formats, plus provides fast viewing and playing of multimedia files using QuickTimeT technology including MPEGs and MP3s. ACDSee for Mac is ideal for professional or home users who do photography, graphic design or multimedia related tasks and who need to manage image, movie or sound file archives. "This first product release...
May 12
Tenon open sources W*API Apache module
APACHE MODULE DEVELOPMENT KIT AVAILABLE FOR MAC WEBMASTERS Tenon open sources W*API Apache module to accelerate OS X Transition Santa Barbara, CA, May 12, 2000. Tenon Intersystems today released the sources for a significant component of their WebTen Apache implementation. This open source distribution is designed to help Macintosh WebSTAR plug-in developers who want to develop Apache modules. The distribution also includes dynamic module Apache plug-in support, Mac OS Toolbox API for building hybrid UNIX/Mac modules and Macintosh ACGI support. WebTen, heralded as the fastest and easiest to use Apache, was introduced in 1997, bringing Apache to the Macintosh platform for the first time. A key component of the WebTen development included extending Apache to support WebSTAR-style plug-ins. The WebSTAR plug-in interface is unique to the Mac OS platform. Including a mod_wsapi (the Apache module that implemented the WebSTAR plug-in specification) allowed Macintosh webmasters that embraced...
May 12
text2graphic 2.0
From: Joerg Pressel ( Subject: [ANN] text2graphic 2.0 Hi, we are proud to announce version 2.0 of our shareware text2graphic for Apple Macintosh Computers - download it from our new text2graphic homepage: text2graphic is an application that batch-converts text to graphic files with shadows, anti-aliasing and more. New features: - double-byte aware; lets you e.g. use japanese fonts to create graphics - more rendering output formats - [pro version] new views for e.g. testing formats as button - double as fast as the last version - localized versions in english, german and japanese Prices dropped to $69 for the "pro" version with the full feature set and $25 for the "le" version with basic functionality. Last, but not least, we founded a text2graphic mailing-list at egroups: Join the list to get up-to-date information, discuss experiences and tricks with other users and suggest new features!...

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