[NPL] Macintosh OS X driver for Stallion-GE-II Gigabit Ethernet
Team ASA, Inc.
Seybold San Francisco 1999
August 25, 1999
For Immediate Release
Team ASA ships the first Macintosh OS X driver for its Stallion-GE-II
family of Gigabit Ethernet Adapters at Seybold 1999.
San Diego, CA -- Team ASA Inc., manufacturer of high-performance networking
products for PrePress and Digital Media professionals, today begins
shipping the Macintosh OS X driver for its Stallion-GE-II family of
gigabit ethernet adapters. The driver implements a kernel loadable module
under recent releases of Macintosh OS X operating system.
Team ASA continues its tradition of being the first in the marketplace to
update its drivers to the latest Macintosh Operating System. "We are
already obtaining 14 Megabytes a second transfer rate out of our initial
Macintosh OS X driver" stated Mark Murray, President of Team ASA. "We
expect substantial improvement with the implementation of fat packets (9
K-Byte Jumbo Frames), which is expected in Q-4, 1999", continued Murray.
[NPL] MacServerIP: NT AppleShare IP Type Server
August 25, 1999
For Immediate Release
Team ASA Offers Improved Features for MacServerIP for Windows-NT at Seybold
San Diego, CA -- Team ASA Inc., manufacturer of high-performance networking
products for professional PrePress and Multimedia users, announces
significant upgrades to Cyan Software's MacServerIP. MacServerIP is the
first AppleShare type server for Windows-NT to support the Apple File
Protocol over TCP/IP. MacServerIP is 200% to 400% times faster than
Windows-NT Services For Macintosh (SFM). MacServerIP users access the NT
server via the standard AppleShare IP Chooser interface.
The upgrades include a simplified user interface, an installation wizard
feature which automates the configuration of multiple network cards, and
improved searching capabilities. MacServerIP has also been optimized for
Windows NT cluster servers and can share volumes with millions of files.
The MacServerIP product represents a significant advance in AppleShare-type
(AFP) file servers for the...
[NPL] Tabs On The Web
Tabs On The Web is an ACGI that allows you to import a tab delimited file
and quickly turn that into a searchable database available on the web. If
you have something like an Excel spreadsheet with all your companies
extensions in it that you printout whenever there are changes, then TOTW is
a perfect solution.
TOTW has built in web based administration functions that allow you to
maintain and update the information remotely.
TOTW is $30 Shareware, fully multi-threaded and compatible with all major
Mac web servers from Personal Web Sharing to WebStar. The output is created
from HTML template files that are fully customizable for your application.
To create a site using TOTW requires a familiarity with HTML and forms, but
no programming or database experience.
To see some screen shots and try out the online demo, please visit the
[NPL] Lasso Studio for Macromedia Dreamweaver
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 1999
BLUE WORLD ANNOUNCES LASSO STUDIO FOR MACROMEDIA DREAMWEAVER
New solution to provide amazingly rich yet easy to use Web application
Bellevue, WA--August 25, 1999--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of
the Web Data Engine--today announced Lasso Studio for Macromedia
Dreamweaver, the complete Web application development environment for
rapidly building sophisticated database-driven Web applications. Lasso
Studio for Dreamweaver will offer the first comprehensive solution for
building robust dynamic Web applications entirely within Dreamweaver, a
leading website authoring solution from Macromedia, Inc. Blue World will
present a technology preview of Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver in the Blue
World booth at the FileMaker Developer Conference in San Diego, California
August 25 through August 27.
"Lasso Studio for Dreamweaver will allow Web designers and Web application
developers to quickly build sophisticated database-...
[NPL] Olympus C-2500L: First 2.5 Megapixel Camera
OLYMPUS ANNOUNCES WORLD FIRST 2.5 MEGAPIXEL FILMLESS DIGITAL CAMERA THE
Exclusive Olympus TruePic Technology Produces More Realistic Photo
Quality Images With Color, Contrast and Tonal Gradation
August 24, 1999, Melville, NY-- Olympus America Inc., the World Leader in
Film and Filmless Photography announced today the C-2500L, the worlds
first 2.5 megapixel (1712 X 1368) filmless digital camera in the consumer
marketplace (sub $1500 retail price) featuring revolutionary TruePic
technology for professional photographic quality. The C-2500L is Olympus
most significant filmless digital camera developed for professional digital
photographers and computer power users.
Significant new features of the C-2500L include an exclusive 2.5 megapixel
CCD in an all-in-one SLR camera design with a 3X 9.2 to 28mm aspheric glass
zoom lens (36-110mm equivalency in 35mm photography), built-in flash,
hot-shoe, full exposure control, and other professional features. As part
of the C-2500L...
[NPL] Olympus D-450: $499 1.3 Megapixel Digital Zoom Camera
OLYMPUS ANNOUNCES NEW POINT & SHOOT
ZOOM FILMLESS DIGITAL CAMERA
Olympus D-450 Zoom Sets New Value Standard at $499 for a 1.3 Megapixel
Digital Zoom Camera
Olympus America Inc., Digital & Imaging Systems Group, the world leader in
film and filmless photography, today announced an addition to its
award-winning line of digital cameras, the D-450 Zoom. Housed in a stylish
champagne gold metallic compact point & shoot body, the Olympus D-450 Zoom
offers a 1.3 megapixel resolution CCD and 3X optical zoom lens at an
outstanding $499 value. New significant features include: faster
shot-to-shot performance; 2 frames per second burst mode; improved ISO
ratings; a new LCD display with easy viewing even in bright light and from
any angle; and improved flash range with slow synchronization flash.
Designed with the Consumer in Mind Performance & Ease of Use
Beautifully designed with the consumer in mind, the D-450 Zoom is
lightweight at 9.5 ounces and very compact with dimensions...
[MD1] DICOM Import Component v1.0 for QuickTime
Escape Information Services is pleased to announce the immediate
availability of its DICOM Import Component for QuickTime.
The new QuickTime component works on both Mac and Windows, and enhances
QuickTime-savvy applications with the ability to import medical images that
conform to the DICOM standard. DICOM files are being produced by all major
radiology systems, such as CT and NMR imagers.
The product currently supports a wide subset of the DICOM standard, such as:
* compressed (lossy & lossless JPEG; RLE) and uncompressed
* indexed and direct, monochrome and RGB, 8 & 16 bit pixel depth
* single and multiple image files, including:
- arbitrary addressing of images in multi-image files,
in compliance with QuickTime 4.0 (if the aplication supports it)
- conversion of multiple-image files to QuickTime movies.
A future version will provide API access to DICOM metadata. We are
confident that our DICOM/QuickTime integration will catalyze synergies
between the two standards,...
[NPL] Nisus Writer: Competitive Upgrade Program
Solana Beach, CA August 23, 1999--Nisus(R) Software Inc. is pleased to
begin its new Competitive Upgrade Program for all WordPerfect(R) Macintosh
users, designed to make it extremely affordable to move up to the latest
version, Nisus Writer 5.1.3. This offer consists of Nisus Writer 5.1.3
(download or CD) and manual for $59.95, $40.00 off the regular retail price!
According to Jerzy Lewak, CEO of Nisus Software "We want to make sure that
Macintosh users, moving from WordPerfect, can choose Nisus Writer as a
compelling alternative. Nisus Software is committed to the continued
support of Nisus Writer and the development of other, soon to be announced,
innovative software products."
To take advantage of this offer, customers can visit this link to order online:
Customers can also call us at 800-922-2993 or fax us at 619-481- 7485.
Business, corporate and institutional users interested in upgrading to a
Site License for Nisus Writer should contact...
[MD1] EtherPeek 4 for Macintosh
NEW! EtherPeekTM for Macintosh Release to Debut at Macworld!
AG Group, Inc. will be showcasing EtherPeek for Macintosh 4.0 at Macworld
Expo in San Francisco (booth #4220). This new, completely rewritten
release, due to ship late Q3 of 1999, adds many new enhancements to an
already robust feature set.
EtherPeek is an award-winning Ethernet network traffic and protocol
analyzer that sets the industry standard for ease-of-use, making the
complex tasks of troubleshooting and debugging mixed-platform,
multi-protocol networks easy. Key features of the software include
real-time and post-capture packet filtering, Plug-ins for expert packet
analysis, powerful decoding with support for all major protocol suites
(including IP, AppleTalk, Netware IPX/SPX, NetBEUI, NetBIOS, DECnet, SMB,
OSI TARP and more), ProtoSpecs(TM) technology for fine delineation of
packet type, simple "Make Filter" command for address, protocol and offset
filtering creation/modification, real-time utilization statistics...
[NPL] Flash Viewable by 83% of Web Users
Macromedia has made two announcements this morning:
- MACROMEDIA FLASH CONTENT VIEWABLE WORLDWIDE BY 83 PERCENT OF WEB USERS -
MACROMEDIA INTRODUCES FLASH PLAYERS FOR UNIX
Below is a brief summary of each announcement. To read each release in its
entirety, go to the Macromedia press room at
MACROMEDIA FLASH CONTENT VIEWABLE WORLDWIDE BY 83 PERCENT OF WEB USERS
Survey by Independent Web Research Firm Confirms Flash As Web Standard For
Delivery Of High-Impact, Vector-Based Web Sites
San Francisco, CA -- August 24, 1999 -- Macromedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACR)
today announced the results of a study by NPD Online Research, the parent
company of Media Metrix, an independent research organization which found
more than 83 percent of Web browsers worldwide had the Flash Player
installed, enabling Web surfers to view Flash content without needing to
download and install a player. Flash is the standard for creating
[NPL] GRiNS for SMIL: Authoring System for Streaming Media
Oratrix Development BV
GRiNS for SMIL WILL TRANSFORM MULTIMEDIA WEB AUTHORING
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (August 30, 1999) - Oratrix Development BV today
announced the release of GRiNS for SMIL V1.0, a unique authoring and
presentation system for local and streaming media on the Web.
GRiNS/SMIL allows content providers to create adaptive multimedia
productions that tailor content to the needs and resources of the user
community. Working together with RealNetworks RealSystem G2, GRiNS
provides access to the full capabilities of the SMIL language on Windows,
Macintosh and UNIX systems. Users on all these platforms can finally design
multimedia presentations with adaptive content.
According to Dick Bulterman, founder and managing director of Oratrix
Development, "GRiNS/SMIL will transform Web multimedia from a
one-size-fits-all paradigm to one in which the needs, resources and
capabilities of individual users can determine the quality and content
provided inside a...
[NPL] Anarchie 3.6.1
We found a last minute problem with the new Anarchie 3.6 that absolutely
had to be corrected. The version control system was waiting until the old
engine comes online, and as the old engine no longer exists, it's going to
be waiting for quite a while...
The updated Anarchie 3.6.1 is available from:
The above URL is a permanent link - feel free to point links directly at
it. The old FTP link to download.com is no longer available.
Perth, Western Australia -- 24 Aug 1999 -- Stairways Software Pty Ltd,
today announced the release of Anarchie 3.6.1 - the new version of the
premiere Macintosh Internet engine. Version 3.6.1 boasts new carbonized FTP
& HTTP functionality with transfer speed increases of as much as 30% on 3.5.
Anarchie 3.6.1 now offers the fastest Internet file transfer speeds of any
client available on the Mac OS platform!
NB: Anarchie 3.6.1 is a complete replacement of all...
[NPL] Fresh Start 1.0
Fresh Start goes Final -- Version 1.0 launched.
August 24 1999 -- Murray Yar IT today posted the final version of Fresh
Start, a program designed for shared Macintoshes. Fresh Start restores a
Macintosh's configuration -- preferences, PRAM and some system settings --
to a standard state at each restart.
Fresh Start is aimed at workplace, school, library, stores -- wherever Macs
are shared. Advanced home users may also appreciate its features.
"Macintoshes are great personal computers" said Mike Hayes, speaking for
Murray Yar. "But they are surprisingly difficult to share effectively.
Fresh Start addresses one crucial part of the sharing problem --
maintaining a machine's configuration. Fresh Start restores a machine's
configuration at every restart, giving users a uniform working environment
each time they start to use a shared machine. At the same time, all the
flexibility of the Macintosh is at the user's disposal."
"By delivering uniformity while maintaining full flexibility,"...
[NPL] Funnel Web 3.5.2
Active Concepts today announced the release of Funnel Web 3.5.2 a minor
revision to the leading Web Analysis application for MacOS, Windows and
Version 3.5.2 has a number of minor improvements, such as a decrease in
memory requirements when performing multidomain analysis and a 15%
improvement in overall speed. Upgrades are free from version 3.0 and
updaters can be downloaded from http://www.activeconcepts.com
In related news Active Concepts also announced the opening of its San
Francisco office at 59 Osgood Place to provide local support to its growing
customer base as well as expand its sales and marketing operations in the
[NPL] DiskLock Version 4.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Power On Software Makes the World a Safer Place
DiskLock Offers File and Folder Locking and Encryption with a Single Mouse
DiskLock Version 4.5 Now Protects Latest Mac OS
Minneapolis - August 16, 1999 -- Power On Software announced today the
immediate availability of a new release of "DiskLock" the world's number
one Macintosh security utility. Recently acquired from Symantec
Corporation, and formerly known as Norton DiskLock, the product has set the
standard for Macintosh data security for the past ten years and offers
users virtually unbeatable security with its one click file locking and
DiskLock 4.5 provides support for the latest versions of the Mac OS,
including 8.6. This update, the first under the Power On brand, also
supports the iMac and the new G3 Blue and White Macintosh line. There is
also support for multiple users on the same Macintosh with different
security levels for each. In addition, SCSI and IDE drives, both fixed and...
[NPL] sLog 2.1.5
MESA, Arizona, -- August 22 -- Public Access Software today releases sLog
sLog is an easy-to-use monitoring software that can unobtrusively collect
information about the performance of your Macintosh computer. sLog 2.1.5
can record the approximate time of crashes as well as up/down time
durations for usage monitoring or diagnosing problems.
sLog is distributed a FAT binary in US English only.
Changes in version 2.1.5 of sLog:
sLog 2.1.5 features new terminology and methodology that centers around a
three level base-component system for viewing and manipulating the sLog
Data File, collecting various information and the monitoring of various
applications, the Mac OS or even hardware.
sLog 2.1.5 also includes rebranding and the Public Access Software
registration code system.
sLog is distributed as ShareWare with a license fee of $15 USD.
Additional information for sLog and software distributions can be accessed
Tim Mityok -...
[MD1] Bitwise 2.2 Calculator
For immediate release: Bitwise 2.2 is now available.
August 20, 1999 - Eric Curtis announces the latest release of Bitwise.
Bitwise 2.2 is a versatile, yet easy to use calculator with many unique
features specifically designed for programmers of personal computers and
microprocessors. Bitwise 2.2 is actually two calculators in one; with
independent registers for integer and floating point math.
New floating point math features include:
+ Engineering notation
+ More keyboard shortcuts
+ Various minor bug fixes
Other features include:
+ Integer and floating point math
+ Hexadecimal, decimal, octal, and binary conversions
+ Integer word sizes of 8, 16, and 32 bits
+ Signed and unsigned integer modes
+ Sign-extension of registers
+ Complete set of logical and bitwise operators
+ Floating point mode supports fixed, scientific, and engineering notation
+ Backspace key
+ Pop-up stack register display with register selection
+ Undo last operation
+ Macintosh drag & drop support
[NPL] Proteron announces N2MP3: Preview Mac Audio Encoder
For Immediate Release:
August 20, 1999
Omaha, Nebraska - Proteron, LLC today announced the preview release of
N2MP3, an easy to use, full featured MP3 encoder for the Mac OS. Targeted
at iBook toting students and G3 addicted audiophiles, N2MP3 gives novice
and technical users alike a powerful tool for bringing digital audio to
N2MP3 aims to be the best MP3 encoder available for the Macintosh. It
simplifies encoding so that the novice iMac user can enjoy the benefits of
MP3, yet provides high-end hi-fi quality for the veteran MP3 fan.
N2MP3's key features include:
- Seamless Drag-and-Drop encoding from audio compact discs
- High quality, fast MP3 encoding engine with support for VBR
- Play As You Encode(TM) technology
- Live CDDB support for desktop naming of discs and tracks
- Support for ID3v2 tags
- Integration with Panic's recently announced Audion MP3 and CD player
- CD ripping for lossless audio capture
- encoded MP3 files have unlimited use
N2MP3 contains the...
[NPL] FileMaker Training in Boston , D.C. and San Jose
The SCRIPTOLOGY FileMaker Hands-On Training Seminars
* FileMaker Pro Demystified *
2 courses for serious FileMaker Pro 3.0/4.0 users,
based on the popular Scriptology book and CD ROM from ISO Productions
Course Content: FileMaker Pro Scripting and Calculations
- Washington D.C.
- San Jose
Upcoming INTERMEDIATE classes (see curriculum details below)
- Sep. 13-15, 1999 (San Jose at FMI headquarters)
- Sep. 20-22, 1999 (Boston/Wellesley)
- Nov. 15-17, 1999 (Washington, D.C./Reston)
Upcoming ADVANCED classes (see curriculum details below)
- Sep. 16-17, 1999 (San Jose at FMI headquarters)
- Sep. 23-24, 1999 (Boston)
- Nov. 18-19, 1999 (Washington, D.C.)
NOTE: It is possible to take both the intermediate and advanced scripting
class with one trip. In fact, we encourage it with a $240.00 discount for
anyone who takes both the intermediate and advanced scripting class.
The fee for each class is $995.00. Each attendee receives a copy of...
[NPL] Anthro iCart
For immediate release
ANTHRO INTRODUCES THE ANTHRO iCART
Anthro Corporation, the Tualatin, Oregon based manufacturer of computer
furniture announces the introduction of the new Anthro iCart. Designed to
compliment the iMac computer, the iCart captures the whimsy of the iMac
in both shape and color.
Color-coordinated to match iMac computers, the Anthro iCarts are
available in blueberry, strawberry, grape, lime, and tangerine, plus a
futuristic silver metallic. You can mix and match accessories and color
schemes. Anthro makes a Cup Holder, Accessory Shelf, and Document Tray in
those fruit-inspired iMac colors. The iCarts come in a Short model with
one shelf, or choose a Tall version with 2 shelves if you need a place for
your printer or other peripherals.
Like all AnthroCarts, iCarts roll easily on four 2 3/8" castors, come with
height adjustable shelves in 1" intervals, and have a Lifetime Warranty.
iCarts easily hold 75 lbs. and are shipped the next working day.
Anthro Corp. was...
[NPL] Corel WordPerfect 3.5 for Macintosh -- FREE
Free Corel WordPerfect 3.5 Enhancement Pack For Macintosh Now Available
Ottawa, Canada August 19, 1999 Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL, TSE: COR)
is pleased to announce that the free* download for Corel WordPerfect 3.5
Enhancement Pack for Macintosh is now available from its Web site
Corel announced in July that it would make Corel WordPerfect 3.5
Enhancement Pack for Macintosh available as a free* download. Despite some
minor incompatibilities with the latest release of the Mac OS, Corel
believes that WordPerfect 3.5 for Macintosh continues to provide great
value to the Macintosh community.
Corel WordPerfect 3.5 Enhancement Pack for Macintosh, released in August,
1997, is the latest version of this product by Corel. The version that is
available for download is a complete product and not just a patch, update
or add-on pack to a previous version. This download offers new and existing
customers a complete word-...
[MD1] Apple Help Software Development Kit
The Apple Help Software Development Kit is now available from:
Apple Help is Apple's new help technology for use in Mac OS 8.6 and
forthcoming OS releases. Apple Help provides a lightweight HTML rendering
engine capable of displaying HTML 3.2 content together with integrated
QuickTime media, AppleScript automation, and full-text searching based on
The SDK includes technical documentation about the Apple Help system, the
tools you need to create or convert to Apple Help, as well as sample
implementations, a tutorial, and style guidelines.
For additional information and other resources see: Mac OS Help Technology
(Note: The Web is not yet reachable, but will be active soon. The SDK is
available now at the FTP site.)
--The Apple Help team
[NPL] Traffic Report Beta 41
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Latest Traffic Report Beta Update Released
Newest beta adds report caching for improved performance
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- August 19, 1999 -- Advanced Reality Communications
today announced the latest in a series of major additions to Traffic
Report, a software tool for the Macintosh that helps webmasters, marketers
and designers visualize the activity that occurs at their web sites.
Traffic Report b41 introduces the following new features:
A Report Cache. The cache makes it possible to run daily month-to-date or
year-to-date reports in the time Traffic Report takes to run a report on a
single-day log. By activating the cache, TR will remember the report
information it creates from your logs. In subsequent reports, TR just needs
to read the portion of your logs that were added since its last report.
Traffic Report is designed to be simple to use. Yet it produces
sophisticated on-screen and HTML-based reports. Reports that answer, among
[MD1] Motorola's Semiconductor to Acquire Metrowerks
Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector Announces Intention to Purchase
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today
announced that Motorola and Metrowerks Inc. (Nasdaq: MTWK; Toronto: MWK)
have agreed that Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector will offer to
acquire all of the outstanding common shares of software tools developer
Metrowerks in an all cash bid at a price of U.S.$6.25 (approximately Cdn
$9.25) per share, or approximately U.S.$95 million (approximately Cdn. $141
million) for the publicly traded, Canadian corporation.
Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Metrowerks designs,
develops, markets and supports professional software development tools used
by programmers to create software applications. Metrowerks' flagship
product line, CodeWarrior consists of a suite of programming tools used by
developers worldwide to create software in the C, C++, Java and assembly
programming languages. CodeWarrior has more...
[NPL] Apple and Akamai Cement Strategic Agreement
For Immediate Release
Apple and Akamai Reveal Apple Investment to Cement Strategic Agreement
CUPERTINO, California and CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts-August 18, 1999-Apple
and Akamai Technologies today announced further details of their strategic
agreement regarding streaming media, as well as revealed an investment by
Apple in Akamai.
Announced in late July at Macworld Expo in New York City, the strategic
agreement centers on the integration of Apple's QuickTime player and
streaming server technology with Akamai's global Internet content delivery
service to provide Macintosh and Windows users worldwide with one-click
access to high-quality streaming video content. In addition to Akamai's
integration of QuickTime servers into its network, Apple has selected
Akamai as its exclusive network provider for QuickTime TV (QTV).
To cement the partnership, Apple invested $12.5 million in June in Akamai,
for approximately five percent of the shares of the company at the time the
investment was made...
[NPL] Anarchie 3.6
Perth, Western Australia -- 18 Aug 1999 -- Stairways Software Pty Ltd,
today announced the release of Anarchie 3.6 - the new version of the
premiere Macintosh Internet engine. Version 3.6 boasts new carbonized FTP &
HTTP functionality with transfer speed increases of as much as 30% on 3.5.
Anarchie 3.6 now offers the fastest Internet file transfer speeds of any
client available on the Mac OS platform!
NB: Anarchie 3.6 is a complete replacement of all previous versions
including Anarchie Pro 3.5, 3.0 and Anarchie 2.x/1.x. (The "Pro" extension
has been dropped from the name.)
New features in 3.6 (not in 3.5) include a new modern file transfer engine,
HTTP Authentication for accessing password-protected web sites, the ability
to test and report problems with Sherlock plugins, crash-proof transfer
resuming, transfer progress icons and much more.
Anarchie 3.6 has been exclusively launched on CNET's download.com. Please
download it via the following link:
[MD1] SuperCard-J 3.6
SuperCard-J 3.6 Released
Chandler, Arizona - August 18, 1999. Chandler, Arizona-based IncWell DMG,
Ltd, developers of the SuperCard advanced multimedia system and ModE
Corporation of Japan announced the release of SuperCard-J 3.6, the first
fully localized version of the SuperCard product.
SuperCard is IncWell's flagship multimedia development system for
multimedia designers and educators. SuperCard allows designers to create
multi-windowed, frames-based, standalone presentations, allowing easy
creation of presentations with a look and feel like a compiled Macintosh OS
application. SuperCard Plug-in for MacOS and for Windows allows playback of
SuperCard multimedia projects through the Netscape and Microsoft Internet
Explorer web browsers.
ModE Corporation, IncWell's Japan republishing partner, introduced
SuperCard to Japan earlier this year at MacWorld Expo Tokyo, offering a
free upgrade to early adopters to the Japanese localized version. Proactive
International, the international...
[NPL] eMerge 1.6
CUSTOMERIZE YOUR E-MAIL WITH EMERGE 1.6
Improved e-mailer moves beyond impersonal list servers and distribution lists
TORONTO. August 17, 1999. You've got to work hard these days to find your
customers, and you've got to work even harder to hold onto them. Especially
now with your competition just a click away on the Internet. Sure, you've
got your website broadcasting to anyone who wanders into range, and you
probably send the odd announcement out to everyone on your mailing list,
but what are you doing about the personal service that gives everyone
exactly what they need and keeps your customers coming back?
eMerge lets you move beyond cumbersome distribution lists and impersonal
list servers by combining the power of bulk e-mail with the sophistication
of e-mail merge. Product announcements. Passwords. Invoices. eMerge sends
its messages directly to each customer, one at a time, personally and
And with eMerge 1.6, Galleon Software has...
[NPL] VSE Be Found 1.3
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - NetProLive
VSE Be Found 1.3 - New version of the web site promotion tool
Bonn, Germany, 17 August 1999. Voget Selbach Enterprises (VSE) announced
today the release of a new version of their web site promotion tool VSE Be
VSE Be Found is a tool that has been developed to help web masters to
obtain a high ranking of their web pages on search engines.
The application creates and manages META tags, it has a built-in FTP client
and it automatically submits web pages to the most important search engines.
VSE Be Found also analyzes web pages and it gives individual tips on how to
improve the ranking of the analyzed pages.
NEW IN VSE BE FOUND 1.3
The new version fixes a major bug with the built-in FTP client. It also
offers many minor improvements and adds the new search engine
www.AllTheWeb.com to the search engines it submits to.
For further information about VSE Be Found 1.3 visit: -)
DOWNLOAD AND DISTRIBUTION...
[MD1] Omikron Basic 6.32
P R E S S R E P O R T from August 17, 1999
New Release - Omikron Basic 6.32 from 16 August 1999
The new version of Omikron Basic is characterized by additional BASIC
commands and new procedures and functions for the Extension Library.
Furthermore, the MBASIC compatibility was significantly improved as well so
that it is now possible to transfer old MBASIC programs to Omikron Basic
with just a few manual adjustments.
A complete overview over all changes can be found at
A FREE DEMO VERSION can be downloaded from http://www.berkhan.com/demo_e.htm.
Or download the demo file directly by pointing your browser at:
http://www.berkhan.com/files/ombas6ef.sit (2650 KB)
All registered users can UPDATE FREE OF CHARGE via our Web site:
- More Information about Omikron Basic is available at http://www.berkhan.com
Entwicklung & Vertrieb
[NPL] VSE Web Site Turbo 3.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - NetProLive
VSE Web Site Turbo 3.0 - Image and web page optimizer
Bonn, Germany, 17 August 1999. Voget Selbach Enterprises (VSE) announced
today the release of VSE Web Site Turbo 3.0, the successor of the
award-winning VSE HTML Turbo 2.1.
VSE Web Site Turbo is a tool that strips unneeded data from web pages,
resulting in size reductions averaging from 20 to 50 percent based on
content. It also optimizes JPEG and GIF images.
The object of the application is to make web pages as fast as possible so
that web surfers don't leave a web page before it has been loaded.
The predecessor of VSE Web Site Turbo has received the Mac Now Editor's
Choice Award, 4 stars from MacNN, 4 1/2 stars from ItaliaMac and 4 Stars
NEW IN VSE WEB SITE TURBO 3.0
The new version has a whole new user interface, it is about 3 times faster
than the previous version, optimizes GIF and JPEG images by removing
Macintosh specific information and comments and it creates a...
[MD1] SuperCard Tools and Services by Solutions Etcetera
685 Placerville Drive
Placerville, CA 95667
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SOLUTIONS ETCETERA TO PROVIDE FOCUS ON TOOLS AND SERVICES FOR SUPERCARD
PLACERVILLE, CA - Aug. 17, 1999 - Solutions Etcetera, today announced a
strategic partnership with IncWell DMG, Ltd., to provide new support
services and products that gives professional SuperCard developers
unprecedented access to information and technology to extend the powerful
"Originally, we contracted with Solutions Etcetera to come on board to
publish an updated printed reference for the SuperTalk language, which many
of our developers had asked for. With IncWell's current primary focus on
the educational market, it seemed the next logical step to rely on
Solutions Etc.'s experience with professional developers, and their
additional resources to focus on bringing...
[NPL] SecurePass 1.5
August 17, 1999. Highwinds Trading Company (http://www.highwinds.com) is
pleased to release SecurePass (1.5), the archiving system for passwords
and other security keys that uses modern encryption and cryptography.
SecurePass is designed for the user who accesses secure network services or
who deals with multiple passwords and keys that are difficult to secure,
memorize, use, change, or keep track of.
via FTP at ftp://ftp.highwinds.com, or
via "EmailFTP" at mailto:email@example.com.
Version 1.5 is a major upgrade, not only fixing bugs, but adding new
features that make it easy to keep your passwords safe and ready at a
moment's notice. The download is a 90 day full-featured shareware demo.
Registration is $15. Secure payment is included with the program.
The purpose of SecurePass is:
a. To give the user maximum password and passkey security, in a flexible
and simple environment where one memorizes just one password and has direct
access to web...
[NPL] BBEdit Lite 4.6 Now Available
BBEdit Lite 4.6 Now Available from Bare Bones Software
Bedford, MA -- August 17, 1999 -- Bare Bones Software is pleased to
announce an update to the premier free text editor for MacOS, BBEdit Lite
4.6. This new version of the hugely popular editor is ready for immediate
The Editing Standard
Since the first release of BBEdit Lite in 1993, its speed, power, and ease
of use (including transparent cross-platform file format handling) have
made it the premier freeware text editing platform for the Macintosh. It
offers a wide variety of tools to make writing, editing, processing, or
searching any type of text content as quick and easy as possible.
Same As It Ever Was, Only Better
BBEdit Lite has always used the same high-performance text processing
engine that makes the commercial version of BBEdit the ultimate HTML and
text editor. BBEdit Lite 4.6 builds on this same solid foundation, while
adding more features and conveniences over previous Lite versions.
Among the most visible...
[NPL] PowerEmulator: Blue Labels PC Emulator
For immediate release
Contact: Sergey Bobrov +7-095-538-6564
DISCOVER THE ENTIRE PC SOFTWARE WORLD ON YOUR MACINTOSH.
Lismore Software Systems Ltd. has released Blue Label PowerEmulator version
1.5, a program that allows Macintosh users run PC applications on their
Mac owners sometimes need to use PC software which is not yet available on
Macs, so they can choose among three opportunities: Buying a PC, buying a
PC emulation card, or buying emulation software. Buying emulation software
is definitely the least expensive and quite an efficient way to use the
software designed for PC. Blue Label PowerEmulator is an efficient PC
emulator that allows you to run various types of PC applications on your
With Blue Label PowerEmulator (BLPE) you can successfully install and use
DOS, Windows, and Linux on your PowerMacintosh. BLPE is the first emulator
that allows you to use Linux fully. You can also use Unix operation systems
such RedHat, SuSe, Slackware, and others.
[NPL] Drop Drawers Public Beta 2 Release
Sig Software is proud to announce the second public beta of Drop Drawers.
Some genuine comments received from testers of the first beta :
"While trying DropDrawers, I felt as if I was beta testing Mac OS 12"
"You guys, with one little utility have rendered the Scrapbook, the
Clippings, the tabbed folders, the Launcher, the Stickies and even the
"It's just the sort of thing that ought to catch Apple's attention and be
integrated into their core OS"
Drop Drawers is a revolutionary user-interface enhancement which provides
floating pull-out, snap-shut drawers on the sides of your screen to store
text, URLs, aliases, pictures, sounds, movies and anything else.
Information in a drawer can be worked with. For example, styled text can be
edited, applications and folders can be dragged onto, URLs can be opened
and sounds and movies can be played.
Public Beta 2 adds dozens of new features including live application and
folder icons, QuickTime previewing, a built-in...
[NPL] AdKnowledge Proves Click Rates Ineffective
AdKnowledge Proves Click Rates Ineffective for Web Marketing Optimization
Report Shows Little Correlation Between Click Rates and Conversion Rates;
Online Marketers Need to Understand Real Drivers of Brand Awareness and
Palo Alto, Calif. - August 16, 1999 - AdKnowledge today released its Q2
Online Advertising Report (OAR). This report is a compilation of Web
advertising statistics and trend analyses gathered from the AdKnowledge
System, and analyzed by the new AdKnowledge eAnalytics division. Together,
the AdKnowledge System and eAnalytics enable marketers and agencies to
measure, optimize and execute Web marketing campaigns. Leading the reports
findings are statistics demonstrating that click rates have little value as
indicators for return on investment (ROI) optimization because their
correlation to conversion rates is so low.
There has been a lot of talk lately about declining click rates, said
AdKnowledge Vice President Steve Findley. This new data proves that...
[MD1] F-Script for Mac OS X Server
For immediate Release.
August 13, 1999.
FSCRIPT.ORG ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF F-SCRIPT FOR MAC OS X SERVER
F-Script is the first open source scripting language specifically designed to leverage the unique capabilities of Mac OS X Server.
F-Script is a high level, general-purpose scripting tool for power users and developers, which integrates perfectly with the native object model of MacOS X Server. Based on the most advanced object-oriented technologies, F-Script brings original features to Mac OS X Server, including a powerful Array Programming model.
F-Script features also include:
- Smalltalk-like syntax and concepts, including full block closure
- total integration with Cocoa
- the possibility to be used as a component through an Interface Builder palette
or an API
- object oriented user interface
- user-friendly object persistence and distributed objects
- custom class integration
- 100 % object-oriented
[MD1] Software & Resource Guide for the Palm
This new, made with a Mac, FileMaker Pro, and Eudora illustrated,
interactive, Pocket edition Software & Resource Guide for the Palm
Computing Platform(TM) features over 100+ innovative and new solutions from
developers around the world.
See http://www.palmtoppublishing.com/affinity for details or download your
copy directly from:
Seattle, WA: tel: 206-923-0901 fax: 206-923-0902
Menlo Park, CA: tel: 650-321-4982
[NPL] Terry Morse GoClick Solves Web Browser Incompatibility
TERRY MORSE GOCLICK 3.0 SOLVES THE WEB BROWSER INCOMPATIBILITY PROBLEM -
WITH ONE CLICK.
Los Altos, CA - August 2, 1999
Responding to the demand for one web page to look the same on every browser
and computer platform, Terry Morse Software today announces the release of
Terry Morse GoClick 3.0. Over a year in development, this new product meets
the increasing need for a simple, versatile web making tool that conforms
to the most current HTML standards - while still maintaining a consistent
appearance across browsers and platforms.
"Terry Morse Myrmidon introduced one-click web publishing to the world,"
said Terry Morse, CEO. "Now with GoClick, we've put that one-click
simplicity in a professional tool that even the most overworked webmaster
Prior to GoClick, making a Web page that looked similar across browsers and
platforms was a laborious trial-and-error process. But thanks to GoClick's
exclusive Wizzy-Web technology, one click of the print button converts any
[NPL] MetaCreations Announces Painter 6
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
METACREATIONS ANNOUNCES PAINTER 6, POWERFUL UPGRADE TO THE ULTIMATE
New Version of the World's Premier Natural-Media Software Offers
Breakthrough Paint Technology, Updated Interface, Faster Performance
Los Angeles, Calif., (SIGGRAPH), August 10, 1999 -MetaCreations Corporation
(Nasdaq: MCRE), the Creative Web company, today announced Painter 6, the
feature-packed upgrade to the world's indisputable leader for
Natural-Media image creation, enhancement, retouching and compositing.
Painter 6 features the next-generation of brush engine technology, as well
as remarkable new capabilities to offer unprecedented realism and unlimited
creative paint options. Enhanced ease-of-use via an updated user interface,
significantly faster performance, superior tablet support, and better
workflow integration through industry standard tools and file support make
Painter 6 the must-have computer application for artists, graphic
designers, and Web content creators....
[NPL] ShrinkWrap 3.5
ALADDIN SYSTEMS OFFERS FREE TRIAL OF SHRINKWRAP 3.5; UPDATED POPULAR DISK
IMAGE UTILITY TRANSFORMS ANY DISK INTO A FILE FOR INTERNET TRANSMISSION OR
DISTRIBUTION TO iMAC USERS
New Version Incorporates Support For Apple's Segmented Images, HFS+ Disk
Image Capabilities, Choice Of Copying Unused Blocks Of Files, Support For
Navigation Services, And Interface Improvements
Watsonville, CA-August 10, 1999- Aladdin Systems, Inc., developer of the
worldwide compression and installation standards StuffIt(r) and
InstallerMaker(tm), is proud to announce that ShrinkWrap 3.5 is now
available. This new version easily creates segmented images and exact
duplicate disk images for convenient disk distribution to iMac users via
the Internet or for IS professionals for setting up Macs. Download
ShrinkWrap and try it risk-free for 30 days:
Who Uses ShrinkWrap?
ShrinkWrap creates the exact icon placement of disks, the appearance of all
windows, and the correct name...
[NPL] MacLinkPlus Deluxe 11.0 YES 2000
For Immediate Release
Contact: Kristen Moriarty
Phone: 203-268-0030 x3066
MacLinkPlus Deluxe 11.0 YES 2000- Ready for the New Millennium
August 10, 1999 Trumbull, CT- DataVi z(R) Inc. a leading maker of file
compatibility products has begun shipping the next version of its
award-winning MacLinkPlus(R) Deluxe product. MacLinkPlus Deluxe allows
Macintosh users to translate between different applications, like Word 98
and AppleWorks(R). Version 11.0 adds new translators as well as updated
decoding and decompression technology. For the last 15 years this product
has been helping Mac users better communicate and exchange files with the
Windows world. "Part of DataViz's success has been because we listen to
our customers needs. This upgrade is a direct result of doing that. We
have had countless requests for AppleWorks 5.0, as well as requests for the
other translators that have been added in version 11.0. We are excited to
[NPL] CommuniGate Pro Mail Server, Version 3.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Stalker Announces Version 3.1 of the CommuniGate Pro Mail 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
LDAP and ACAP Support
Personal Web Pages with automated publishing
MILL VALLEY, CA - August 9, 1999 - Stalker Software, Inc. today announced
the version 3.1 of their hi-end CommuniGate Pro messaging system.
CommuniGate Pro is a Unified Messaging Server which supports most major
operating systems. CommuniGate Pro is recognized for its many features,
high speed and reliability.
Since its first commercial release in September 1998, Stalker has expanded...
[NPL] Register.com Launches "First Step" Partners...
REGISTER.COM LAUNCHES "FIRST STEP" PARTNERS PROGRAM
For the First Time, E-Businesses of Any Size Can Get Customized, Co-Branded
Domain Name Registration Services
NEW YORK, NY -- August 9, 1999 Register.com, Inc. (www.register.com), the
largest independent domain name registrar on the Internet, today launched
the "First Step" Partner program, naming more than 20 Internet businesses
as its initial partners. First Step Partners which include Internet
Service Providers (ISPs), Web hosting companies, and other e-businesses
will receive personalized, co-branded domain registration sites, providing
their customers with the easiest and most comprehensive registration
services available on the Internet.
"For the first time in the history of the Internet, e-businesses have an
alternative in who will register .com, .net and .org domain names for their
customers," said Richard Forman, CEO and President of register.com. "Before
de-regulation of this industry, small and medium on-line services...
[NPL] OmegaWindow+ 1.0
Announcing OmegaWindow+ 1.0
OmegaWindow+ !!! Quick, easy, and mouse-free control over open windows for
"I've been looking for software that could set window dimensions for years.
I'm a graphic designer and my whole working method is based around this
idea. OmegaWindow is extremely useful to me. I watch other computer users
move windows around and constantly resize them trying to work, and I try to
tell them that there is a much easier way." - Tom Bowling
New OmegaWindow is now called "OmegaWindow+" (OmegaWindow plus) and the
major changes are:
*No OmegaWindow Config application. It works with a system extension
alone. If you press "Option-Return" key, a pop-up dialog comes up and you
can set shortcuts and template windows easily. This is a quick and better
way of setting up OmegaWindow configuration.
*Compatible with Mac OS 8.6.
*Compatible with Kaleidoscope.
*"Get Any Window" feature is implemented. This allows...
[MD1] AbbottChat For Sale
Instant Messaging For Sale
Pleasantville, NY -- Aug 6, 1999
Abbott Systems is seeking a buyer for AbbottChat, its private,
point-to-point instant messaging technology.
The product consists of Mac/Windows clients, Server and Chatbot. It is
written in C++. Unlike most instant message programs, AbbottChat is
designed for private, point-to-point personal AND business applications. It
supports chat, file transfer and alert broadcast.
More details and a FREE download can be found at: AbbottChat Clients
AbbottChat Server http://www.abbottsys.com/who.html
AbbottChat ChatBot http://www.abbottsys.com/robbie.html
Interested parties should contact Ken Abbott at (firstname.lastname@example.org), or
call him at 914-747-3116.
Abbott Systems Inc.
Phone 1-800-552-9157, or 914-747-4201
[NPL] PowerLogix Expands Product Line/Opens in Japan
POWERLOGIX EXPANDS ITS PRODUCT LINE AND ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF POWERLOGIX
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUSTIN, TEXAS -- August 4, 1999 -- PowerLogix today announced that through
a strategic alliance with MJSoft of Tokyo, Japan, PowerLogix will be
opening its first international branch.
"We at Powerlogix R&D, Inc. are very excited and proud to announce the
opening of Powerlogix Japan. The Japanese market has always been very
supportive of the Mac, and this will allow Powerlogix to expand its
presence there while providing superior service and support," said Noelle
Harris, Sales Director for PowerLogix, R&D.
The Powerlogix Japan website, http://www.powerlogix.co.jp/index.html, will
have product information, technical support information, and online
ordering, translated for Japanese customers. PowerLogix Japan will also
distribute PowerLogix products be through mail order and retail stores.
In line with the international exposure and increased manufacturing
Rockford Systems announces MailProxy, an innovative mail solution for
Macintosh without apermanent connection to the Internet.
You want to receive and send mail at high-speed, without useless
connections to the Internet?
You do not want to change your working habits?
Your network contains at least one Macintosh?
MailProxy is your mail solution !
RockFord Systems, a French based start-up specialized in electronic mail
solutions, announces MailProxy, the first mail server for the Macintosh
that does not require a permanent connection to the Internet. Developed to
address the specific needs of small networks from 2 to 30 computers (small
offices, schools, administration,), MailProxy is an innovative and unique
solution offering a reliable, simple, and economical mail server.
" As consultant for small companies, I often had to solve cost related
issues raised by email. Since there was no real solution for the Macintosh,
I decided to develop MailProxy, the first mail server for the...
[NPL] Aestiva Dev Tools for "Run-on-Any-Server" Web...
August 4, 1999
For Immediate Release
Aestiva Releases Tools for Deploying
"Run-on-Any-Server" Web Applications.
Torrance, Calif.-- Aestiva, LLC announced this week a new family of tools
for software developers interested in creating "run-an-any-server"
"Most developers develop for a single platform," says D.M. Silverberg,
Aestiva Director of Technology. But no one server enjoys most of the
market. Multi-platform products can reach up to three times the market than
products developed for a single platform.
Aestiva's new developer tools extend HTML/OS, a multi-platform software
engine that runs on Unix, Windows and Macintosh Web servers. The tools
include copy-protection software, tools to create demonstration packages,
an installation builder and a package for issuing unlock keys.
Until now, the HTML/OS engine has been most popular among those wishing to
build advanced sites without CGI programming. Unlike CGI programming,
HTML/OS designers control interactivity...