Startly Technologies Releases Docktopus SDK

Badge development tool and Docktopus 1.0.1 update now available

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, October 6, 2005 – Startly Technologies, LLC, a
leading provider of productivity solutions, today announced the
availability of the Docktopus SDK (Software Development Kit). Docktopus is
a Mac OS X application that allows users to overlay custom badges on their
Dock icons. These badges provide useful information and/or additional
control over applications right from the Mac OS X Dock.

The Docktopus SDK provides developers with information on creating their
own custom badges. Developers can tailor their badges to provide new ways
for users to interact with applications; greatly extending the otherwise
limited Dock and adding value to applications and Mac OS X itself.
Developers can submit their badges for review at
( Approved badges will be listed on
Startly’s web site and are accessible from the More Badges button within

In addition, Startly Technologies, LLC announced the release of version
1.0.1 of Docktopus. This update includes a new badge magnification feature,
additional preferences and other improvements. This update is free to
registered users of Docktopus 1.0 and can be downloaded at


Available immediately, the Docktopus SDK can be downloaded free of charge
at (

Docktopus has an introductory price of $19.95 and can be purchased direct
from Startly Technologies by calling 800-523-7638, 515-221-1801 or online
at (

Startly Technologies, LLC

Startly Technologies develops personal and productivity software that saves
time and effort for countless Windows and Macintosh users worldwide. We are
dedicated to providing solutions that are reliable, easy to use, and
designed with both the expert and novice user in mind. For more
information, visit (