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November 2005 Archived News

iPod Updater 2005-11-17
Posted 11/30/2005 at 15:10 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
iPod Updater 2005-11-17 includes new iPod Software 1.1.3 for iPod shuffle. iPod Updater 2005-11-17 contains the same software versions as iPod Updater 2005-10-12 for all other iPod models. Features of iPod Software 1.1.3 iPod shuffle: Bug fixes.

NewsMac Pro 1.2
Posted 11/30/2005 at 13:07 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
NewsMac Pro 1.2 has added a built-in tabbed Web browser and a Google search engine has been added to the Web browser.

Studiometry 3.1.2
Posted 11/30/2005 at 10:14 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Studiometry 3.1.2 adds the following enhancements: Can now choose to include non-live items in the Summaries window export; Numerous speed enhancements on certain areas of Studiometry; Fixed issue with NonHourly tag for Invoice/Report export; Fixed issue with date selector in Invoice Tracker not immediately showing items with no due dates; Fixed issue that could cause Studiometry to create PDF's in the folder it is in; Fixed issue with calendar popup window in Edit Ran Times window; Fixed issue causing some setups to not correctly export business expenses and Other minor fixes.

HistoryHound 1.9b1
Posted 11/30/2005 at 8:31 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
HistoryHound 1.9b1 corrects a number of bugs and problems, and also adds searching of RSS feeds.

OnSync 1.12
Posted 11/30/2005 at 8:29 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
OnSync 1.12 will sync your contacts between a mobile phone and Mac OS X Address Book, Microsoft Entourage, Eudora, Now Contact and Palm Desktop.

Security Update 2005-009
Posted 11/29/2005 at 14:15 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Security Update 2005-009 delivers a number of security enhancements and is recommended for all Macintosh users. This update includes the following components: apache_mod_ssl, CoreFoundation, CoreTypes, curl, iodbcadmin, OpenSSL, Safari, sudo and syslog. For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website:

Guest PC 1.7
Posted 11/29/2005 at 8:21 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Guest PC 1.7 fixes many incompatibility issues. Including compatibility related bugs in CPU/FPU core emulation modules; performance increase of 10% has been achieved; enhanced network functionality for better and more reliable networking; now the emulator can work in two modes: Virtual Hardware and Shared Networking, these modes allow to flexibly manage the virtual computer networking; better print jobs management; greatly improved compatibility and stability of the DOS Virtual Machine in Windows.

Broadband Tuner 1.0
Posted 11/28/2005 at 21:52 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Broadband Tuner 1.0 allows you to take full advantage of very high speed Internet connections that have a high latency (5 Mbps or greater). The installer tweaks some system parameters.

TextWrangler 2.1.1
Posted 11/28/2005 at 10:31 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
TextWrangler 2.1.1 is a maintenance update which includes minor interface refinements as well as fixes for various reported issues.

XML Nanny 1.3
Posted 11/28/2005 at 8:57 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
XML Nanny 1.3 is a Free Mac OS X developer tool that provides an Aqua interface for checking XHTML and XML documents for Well-Formedness and Validity either locally or across the network.

KidzBlog 1.3
Posted 11/28/2005 at 8:56 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
KidzBlog 1.3 includes WYSIWYG post styling, support for the HaloScan commenting system, and bug fixes.

Mini vMac 2.7.1
Posted 11/26/2005 at 14:46 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mini vMac 2.7.1 emulates a Macintosh Plus so it can run old Macintosh software that otherwise couldn't be used on recent machines.

DEVONnote 1.8
Posted 11/24/2005 at 14:08 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
DEVONnote 1.8 includes new option that allows to float DEVONnote main windows above all other windows, making dragging contents from other applications to a note much easier.

SyncUpX 1.4.2
Posted 11/23/2005 at 10:24 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
SyncUpX 1.4.2 performs an incremental backup of one or more sets of source files, folders to a target (on your ipod, firewire harddisk, afp sharepoint etc.).

EyeHome 1.7
Posted 11/23/2005 at 10:23 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
EyeHome 1.7 includes iTunes 6 and iPhoto 5 compatibility and fixes crash under Mac OS X 10.4.3.

Lingon 1.0
Posted 11/23/2005 at 10:21 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Lingon 1.0 a graphical interface for creating launchd configuration files and controlling them through launchctl for Mac OS X Tiger.

BBEdit 8.2.4 Update
Posted 11/22/2005 at 9:54 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
BBEdit 8.2.4 Update includes a number of feature enhancements and bug fixes.

ScriptPak for iTunes 6
Posted 11/22/2005 at 7:15 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPak for iTunes 6 installs over 150 commands into iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything by voice in iTunes that they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

Mariner Calc 5.5 and Mariner Write 3.7.1
Posted 11/21/2005 at 21:15 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mariner Calc 5.5 and Mariner Write 3.7.1 introduce several feature enhancements and bug fixes.

SpamSieve 2.4
Posted 11/16/2005 at 11:35 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
SpamSieve 2.4 adds accuracy improvements, the ability to file Apple Mail messages by spamminess, various notification enhancements, a Danish localization and more.

Mimer SQL
Posted 11/16/2005 at 10:29 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mimer SQL supports ISO SQL:1999, ISO OSM, JDBC, ODBC, Unicode 4.0 and predefined collation rules for more than 125 different languages, including Japanese and Chinese.

Default Folder X 2.0.4
Posted 11/16/2005 at 10:14 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Default Folder X 2.0.4 is a free update that improves performance, adds features and addresses some important compatibility issues.

A Better Finder Rename 7.0
Posted 11/16/2005 at 10:11 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
A Better Finder Rename 7.0 is completely rewritten in Cocoa and adds a host of minor refinements including:

* the ability to combine multiple rename steps into a multi-step rename
* a new, detachable, instant preview pane
* a simple drag & drop installer
* the ability to use the product as a standalone application
* drag & drop files directly into the preview
* unicode support for international users
* improved renaming from file lists imported from MS Excel, databases, plain text files, etc.

XTabulator 1.0
Posted 11/16/2005 at 10:02 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
XTabulator 1.0 allows you to easily manipulate text files with data stored as CSV, TSV or delimited with any other character.

ScriptPak for Microsoft PowerPoint 2004
Posted 11/15/2005 at 23:27 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPak for Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 installs over 200 commands into iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything in PowerPoint 2004 that they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

Java 2 Platform Standard Edition (J2SE) 5.0 Release 3
Posted 11/15/2005 at 15:54 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Java 2 Platform Standard Edition (J2SE) 5.0 Release 3 and improves functionality of J2SE 5.0 on Mac OS X v 10.4 Tiger 10.4.2 and later. This release does not replace the existing installation of J2SE 1.4.2. For more details on this Update, please visit this website:

Mac Pilot 2.0
Posted 11/15/2005 at 9:56 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mac Pilot 2.0 includes TIGER compatibility and 110 new features, letting you customize your Mac like you never have before. Completely configure your Apple File Server, enable numerous hidden features in the Finder, LoginWindow, Safari, Dock and more.

Mellel 2.0
Posted 11/15/2005 at 9:55 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mellel 2.0 offers over 30 new features and improvements, introducing for the first time page layout application capabilities in a word processor and includes several features enhancing ease of use and writing and managing long documents.

Cyberduck 2.5.1
Posted 11/14/2005 at 11:15 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Cyberduck 2.5.1 is an open source FTP and SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer) browser licenced under the GPL with an easy to use interface, integration with external editors and support for many Mac OS X system technologies such as Spotlight, Bonjour, the Keychain and AppleScript.

Incubator 1.0
Posted 11/14/2005 at 11:14 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Incubator 1.0 is a visual outlining and brainstorming tool that is the successor to the company's Pyramid application.

White Paper for FMP Novices 1.06
Posted 11/14/2005 at 10:08 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
White Paper for FMP Novices 1.06 has been updated and expanded from 60 to 70 topics, this white paper covers important subjects concerning the proper design of a database solution in FileMaker Pro and mistakes to be avoided.

Studiometry 3.1
Posted 11/14/2005 at 10:01 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Studiometry 3.1 is a a free update to registered 3.x users and adds many features and enhancements:

* New File Serving features lets you host Project related files on your network server machine, and view, edit, and sync with client machines. A robust File Server lets users Check In/Check Out files, easily compare their files sync status with the hosted files, and upload or download from within Studiometry.

* A brand new Business History section shows totals for billed items, worked hours, or payments over the course of any year in chart form. Users can also zoom out to compare figures for entire years.

* New Automated Invoicing features let you easily set up schedules to Invoice Projects at customizable intervals. Schedules can use your customer created Project Statuses, for example, as a filter, Invoicing only project that match the schedule's criteria.

* Easily view unbilled items in the new Items Awaiting Invoice section. One click can create an Invoice for a Project with all outstanding work and expenses attached.

* Huge performance boost due to a restructured internal data format. Users with more than 100,000 items (projects, clients, debt/credits, etc.) in their Studiometry data are now able to run the program just as fast as if they had no data.

* Interface enhancements, including a new status window that pops up and follows the mouse cursor when hovering over a Client or Project. The window displays outstanding To Do's, Running Timers, and relevant other information.

Airline Tycoon Deluxe
Posted 11/11/2005 at 8:25 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Airline Tycoon Deluxe puts you in charge of your commercial airline. You plan your routes, hire and fire staff, design your own planes and more.

Tinderbox 3.0
Posted 11/11/2005 at 8:14 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Tinderbox 3.0 is a personal content management assistant that stores notes, ideas, and plans and can help you organize and understand them.

MutantMaker 1.0
Posted 11/10/2005 at 8:38 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
MutantMaker 1.0 designs oligonucleotides for Site Directed Mutagenesis that allow researchers to screen candidate mutants by restriction digest rather than costly sequencing.

Mail Factory 2.2
Posted 11/09/2005 at 11:06 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mail Factory 2.2 is an update of its tool to design and print envelopes, postcards, address and shipping labels with advanced merge printing functionality.

Creative Manager Pro 8.1
Posted 11/09/2005 at 10:03 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Creative Manager Pro 8.1 is ad agency project management software specifically designed for the creative firm. It streamlines your entire creative business, from developing new business, to staffing, managing, and executing projects, all the way through to accounting and financial reporting.

Google Local for mobile
Posted 11/09/2005 at 10:02 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Google Local for mobile lets mobile phone users search for locations and then view them on a map. Users can also view the location as a satellite image and get driving directions.

VoiceStick for Mac OS X
Posted 11/09/2005 at 10:00 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
i2Telecom International Inc. launched of a Mac version of its VoiceStick softphone, a VoIP service that enables users to make telephone calls from anywhere in the world using a Mac laptop or desktop computer. They also offer a service called i2Bridge that enables VoiceStick users to use their VoiceStick calling plan from any phone, including mobiles, home land lines and work phones.

RenderMan for Maya 1.0
Posted 11/09/2005 at 9:57 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
RenderMan for Maya 1.0 delivers all of RenderMan's legendary performance and quality to provide your creations with that distinctive visual edge. Combined with an intuitive workflow, RenderMan for Maya sets a new standard for rendering high-quality visual effects and animation.

QuickBooks Pro 2006
Posted 11/09/2005 at 9:49 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
QuickBooks Pro 2006 uses the power of Tiger to introduce a host of tools that simplify time-intensive tasks. It enables Mac small business customers to import downloaded bank and credit card transactions into QuickBooks without typing, to automatically synchronize business contact information and to manage payroll from QuickBooks or any Web browser at anytime, from anywhere.

MacSpeech ScriptPak for BBEdit
Posted 11/09/2005 at 9:30 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
MacSpeech ScriptPak for BBEdit provides users with unprecedented access to BBEdit's many features, including the ability to instruct the program to format documents, check syntax, navigate between and within documents, comment and uncomment text, and much more.

Browseback 1.0 Beta
Posted 11/04/2005 at 6:30 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Browseback 1.0 Beta stores a PDF of every web page visited and makes the pages accessible, allowing the user to browse thumbnails of the pages.

Catalog 1.3
Posted 11/04/2005 at 6:28 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Catalog 1.3 introduces a redesigned interface to better promote usability and compliance with the ever-changing Mac interface standards.

Airport Update 2005-001
Posted 11/02/2005 at 16:35 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
This update fixes reliability and resolves AirPort compatibility issues with certain third party 802.11 cards and access points for Mac OS X v10.4.3 and later.

The Missing Sync for Palm OS 5.0
Posted 11/02/2005 at 8:00 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
The Missing Sync for Palm OS 5.0 features support for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger's Sync Services technology, which allows The Missing Sync to synchronize contacts, calendar events and tasts directly with the Mac's own master database, rather than having to go through iSync and the iSync Palm Conduit.

Password Retriever 5.0
Posted 11/02/2005 at 7:44 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Password Retriever 5.0 the numerous stability enhancements, features, and modifications, this latest version also comes for Windows XP, not just Mac OS X! Use the same database and same license code on both systems.

Advanced Link Manager 1.1
Posted 11/01/2005 at 8:33 PST by Greg Nye | Permalink
Advanced Link Manager 1.1 helps you monitor your incoming links, keeping you informed as to where they come from and what their content is.

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