The Iconfactory today released iPulse 2.1, a new version of its popular Mac OS X system monitoring utility. The free update adds a new configurable menu “Status” bar; support for the G5’s on-chip temperature sensor including readings in Fahrenheit and Kelvin; enhanced support for the Griffin PowerMate; the ability to save status and info window settings of iPulse jackets; and improved compatibility with Apple’s Exposé. In addition, the iPulse Jacket Gallery has been updated with six new appearances including those that support the new Status Bar settings. iPulse Jackets allow users to quickly and easily change the look and feel of iPulse thanks to customizable “themes.” iPulse sells for US$12.95.