Sophisticated Circuits has released Kick-off! 1.5, bringing their automatic-crash-recovery device to Mac OS X and adding new support for use with uninterruptible power systems. The new software also features the ability to start up the computer whenever power returns after an outage. Kick-off! 1.5 is available immediately and carries a retail price of US$179 — upgrades from 1.0 are $35, and are available free through the end of this year to registered owners who purchased the product after January 1, 2002.