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Archived News

June 16-28, 2001

Apple has released version 2.7 of their DVD Player.

Apple has a new Monsters, Inc. trailer online.

CNet.com has a Mac OS X versus Windows 2000 shootout.... guess who wins.

MonkeyBread Software has a bunch of REALbasic plugins available for download.

Layout Master allows you to create web pages using CSS2 and HTML/XHTML.

The LA Times review of the iBook saying that the author has a new favorite laptop.

An article regarding Apple and whether they could be working on a new handheld.

VSE Link Tester 3.2.1 is a new version of the link checker tool for Macintosh computers.

PowerMail for Macintosh version 3.0.9v2 is an alternative to Microsoft's Outlook Express, Entourage and Eudora. This is a free feature upgrade for current PowerMail 3.0 users.

The Mac OS X client of SETI@home is now at version 3.04.

An Apple article regarding the use of Colorsync technology at Kroger's.

PasswordWallet for MacOS has been updated to version 2.5 and still syncs great with the PalmOS version!

Concept Draw allows you to create flowcharts, diagrams, illustrations and more.

Microsoft has a security update available for Word.

Waves in Motion released a beta version of Poll-IT 3.0, a powerful, cross-platform FileMaker Pro web polling tool, which allows users to create, publish and tabulate internet-based polls with no web programming needed.

June 2-15, 2001

ZDNet.com has a good review of Apple's new iBook.

Everyday software has some REALbasic classes available to create Outlook Express style buttons.

Supersocket is a REALbasic plugin that enhances sockets in REALbasic.

PC Connection is buying Cyberian Outpost.

MacOSX.org has updated information on Mac OS X, including a review of Mac OS X Server 2.0.

OSXUtilities is a set of REALbasic classes to give you more control over Mac OS X features.

May 26-June 01, 2001

Mac OS X Server 2.0 is now available and is based on Mac OS X.

The first 2 of Apple's retail stores had a huge opening weekend of more than 7,700 people and $600,000 in sales. There are some images available here.

Apple announced that it will begin preinstalling Mac OS X on all new machines, though they will still boot in Mac OS 9 by default.

Apple announced that it will now only sell flat panel displays and introduce a 17" display for $999 while lowering its prices on the other sizes.

Apple's WWDC page has links to this weeks conference details.

An update to Son of Weather Grok is now available.

Waves in Motion released the beta version of Dragon Web Surveys 6.0, a powerful, cross-platform FileMaker Pro web survey tool.

FileMaker Server 5.5, which is planned for release this summer, will be native in Mac OS X and is being developed using the Cocoa environment.

oAzium FileTools is a FileMaker Pro plug-in that adds file manipulation and interaction to your database solutions.

Realcode has both free and commercial classes available for REALbasic.

MoonMenu 1.7 shows the current phase of the moon in your menu bar.

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