Nova media has updated launch2net
(, its mobile
connection manager for Mac OS X, to version The new version
offers Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”) compatibility for many 3G USB
modems and 3G ExpressCards from Option.

Launch2net offers mobile Internet access and already includes drivers
and network access information to connect with cell phones, modems
and most mobile network operators worldwide. In addition, the
software offers advanced statistic information on the time and data
volume spent online and features convenient connection preferences
like the ability to auto-connect or to disconnect after a certain
time or data limit has been reached.

As launch2net is able to store connection and device profiles, it’s
not necessary to open the program to establish a connection. As soon
as a known device and SIM-card combination is attached to the Mac,
launch2net allows to connect and disconnect from a menu bar icon.

Launch2net is available online for US$49.9; the is a free
update for registered users. System requirements are Mac OS X 10.5.8
or higher and a supported mobile device and network carrier.