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August 2006 Archived News

TimeCache 6.1.4
Posted 8/31/2006 at 11:47 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
TimeCache 6.1.4 includes better support for invoicing, easier data entry, more ways to customize what and how you track your time and expenses, more report options and spell checking.

DayLite 3.1.2
Posted 8/31/2006 at 7:12 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
DayLite 3.1.2 includes flexible reminders, customizable contextual menus, easier list printing and report creation, enhanced smart lists and visibility presets.

Skype 1.5.0.75 Beta
Posted 8/31/2006 at 7:11 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Skype 1.5.0.75 Beta is the latest update to the VoIP client for Mac OS X.

iStumbler Release 97
Posted 8/31/2006 at 7:10 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iStumbler Release 97 updates the user interface to the fancy new polished metal look including an iTunes style source list and finally provides sortable tables for the AirPort and Bluetooth plugins.

SMS Mac 2.0b2
Posted 8/31/2006 at 7:10 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
SMS Mac 2.0b2 is the latest update to the SMS messaging application.

4-Sight FAX 7 Beta
Posted 8/30/2006 at 9:30 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
4-Sight FAX 7 Beta adds Universal binary support for Intel and PowerPC-based machines and support for more internal modem models.

A Better Finder Rename 7.4
Posted 8/30/2006 at 8:02 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
A Better Finder Rename 7.4 features a number of incremental improvements: new date and time format, improved FileVault support, improved response times for very large drag & drop operations, better error messages, etc.

TranscriptionPak for iListen 1.7
Posted 8/30/2006 at 8:01 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
TranscriptionPak for iListen 1.7 allows you to use iListen 1.7 to transcribe speech from a recorded file and supports a variety of Olympus Digital Recorders as well as WAV or AIFF audio files.

Mapwing Creator 1.0
Posted 8/30/2006 at 7:59 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mapwing Creator 1.0 turns digital pictures into feature rich tours that contain photographs, maps, comments, and hotspots. Tours can be shared using Adobe's Flash Player via the Web, disc, or email.

Maccentric Store Powered by Amazon
Posted 8/30/2006 at 7:52 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Maccentric has added an online store focused on Apple products powered by Amazon.com.

MusicRenamer 1.0
Posted 8/29/2006 at 14:34 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
MusicRenamer 1.0 automates the renaming of music files to a consistent and easily readable format.

Tegrity Campus 2.0
Posted 8/29/2006 at 13:17 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Tegrity Campus 2.0 institutions easily capture, store and index every class on campus. Students replay key moments or the entire class online using a browser, iPods or by streaming to their cell phones.

PDFpen
Posted 8/29/2006 at 8:58 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
PDFpen lets you fill out and edit PDFs and split, combine, reorder, sign and augment PDFs with text, image overlays and watermarks.

Musicast 1.0
Posted 8/29/2006 at 6:16 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Musicast 1.0 is a brand new application for sharing iTunes playlists with buddies.

FileMaker Campus Productivity Kit
Posted 8/29/2006 at 6:15 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
The new FileMaker Campus Productivity Kit is an all-in-one ready to use database solution that empowers students to easily manage contacts; organize searchable research and lecture notes; track all kinds of assignments and projects; manage and coordinate events and all those extra To-Dos that go along with being a college student.

Snippet Monkey 1.0b2
Posted 8/28/2006 at 7:46 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Snippet Monkey 1.0b2 saves you countless hours monkeying around by allowing you to create shortcuts for phrases you frequently type. We call the phrases snippets and Snippet Monkey allows you to create new snippets from the clipboard or via our easy to use snippet editor.

BumperCar 2.1
Posted 8/28/2006 at 7:20 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
BumperCar 2.1 has been completely re-written using Apple's WebKit allowing for enhanced stability, speed, and compatibility. They've also designed new homepage options for a wider age group of children. Safety settings are now available across all accounts on the computer, so a parent who is logged in can change their childs account settings without logging out.

Snapz Pro X 2.0.3
Posted 8/26/2006 at 7:27 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Snapz Pro X 2.0.3 adds support for Intel-based Macs and tuned performance to run optimally on single processor machines to avoid sound stuttering while recording movies with sound.

Pandora 2.0
Posted 8/25/2006 at 6:54 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Pandora 2.0 is the media collector's web spider and search agent for Mac OS X. Images, video, music, and more - Pandora can scour the web and retrieve your precious files in no time flat.

ProfCast 2.0
Posted 8/25/2006 at 6:54 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
ProfCast 2.0 includes a new, more intuitive architecture, the ability to import already published podcasts and rss feeds from Internet, support for iTunes U Class meta data and categories and much more.

FileXaminer 2.5.7
Posted 8/24/2006 at 6:50 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
FileXaminer 2.5.7 allows you to modify file and folder attributes that the Finder cannot, such as type/creator info, UNIX permissions, and much more.

Sound Grinder 2.5.5
Posted 8/24/2006 at 6:50 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Sound Grinder 2.5.5 is an audio conversion utility providing powerful conversion features and support for many of the popular audio formats. This version adds support for FLAC, OGG/FLAC, and BWAV formats.

Meander 1.2
Posted 8/23/2006 at 6:58 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Meander 1.2 allows you to plot points, plan routes and measure distances using any map, including maps you've scanned or those you've found on the web.

QuickPopup 4.5
Posted 8/23/2006 at 6:58 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
QuickPopup 4.5 is a cross-platform instant messaging client that works over local networks for added security.

MacForensicsLab 1.5
Posted 8/23/2006 at 6:04 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
MacForensicsLab 1.5 incorporates major enhancements in report generation, bookmarking, file previewing, data salvaging, and a new dual-bootable DVD.

Barcode Producer 4.0.1
Posted 8/22/2006 at 14:09 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Barcode Producer 4.0.1 is an update that addresses issues in the new release.

BackityMac 1.2 Beta
Posted 8/22/2006 at 10:27 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
BackityMac 1.2 Beta added the ability to restore an iTunes library from an iPod, adds support for reimporting playlist files will be coming soon and under the hood tweaks, especially how the progress bar displays the progress of the operation.

XSLPalette 1.1
Posted 8/22/2006 at 10:25 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
XSLPalette 1.1 includes XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 support, allows you to choose between multiple XSLT processors and includes full support for EXSLT Regular Expressions module.

Typinator 1.4
Posted 8/22/2006 at 10:23 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Typinator 1.4 is an automatic text software that boosts your productivity and eliminates errors by automating the process of inserting frequently used text and graphics.

FileSalvage 5.0
Posted 8/22/2006 at 6:50 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
FileSalvage 5.0 incorporates a new and streamlined interface, support for Intel based Macs, an auto file renaming feature and a new bootable DVD.

xGestures 1.6
Posted 8/21/2006 at 7:51 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
xGestures 1.6 is a shareware program for Mac OS X 10.3 and later that allows you to use mouse gestures in all aspects of your Macintosh computer. You can define gestures for individual programs, or for the whole computer, and map them to useful functions like closing or minimizing windows, switching or launching applications, picking menu items or performing keystrokes, triggering Expose, and much more.

OnyX 1.7.2
Posted 8/21/2006 at 7:51 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
OnyX 1.7.2 allows you to run misc tasks of system maintenance, to configure certain hidden parameters of the Finder, Dock, Safari, Dashboard, Exposé, Disk Utility... to delete cache, to remove a certain number of files and folders that may become cumbersome, to see the detailed info of your configuration, to preview the different logs and CrashReporter reports, to check the Preferences files and more.

MailTags 2.0 Public Beta
Posted 8/21/2006 at 7:49 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
MailTags 2.0 Public Beta brings a host of new features allowing even greater flexibility in tagging and organizing your mail.

FaxSTF Pro 10.8
Posted 8/18/2006 at 6:01 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
FaxSTF Pro 10.8 is now a Universal Binary.

DEVONthink Professional 1.2
Posted 8/17/2006 at 10:21 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
DEVONthink Professional 1.2 comes with a number of new features, most prominently the possibility to use bookmarklets.

Guest PC 1.9.6
Posted 8/17/2006 at 8:13 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Guest PC 1.9.6 includes fixes for occasional crashes, drag-and-drop malfunctions when switching from fullscreen mode, better networking, better video in native resolution modes, improved USB functionality and more.

RouteBuddy 1.1
Posted 8/17/2006 at 8:08 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
RouteBuddy 1.1 is a GPS mapping application for OS X that transfers Waypoints, Routes and Tracks to your GPS device and includes support for USGlobalSat, Garmin USB and NMEA Communication. It is also a Universal Binary.

Navicat 6.3.2
Posted 8/17/2006 at 8:06 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Navicat 6.3.2 is the latest version of the SQL Editor for MySQL.

EyeTV Hybrid
Posted 8/17/2006 at 8:04 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
EyeTV Hybrid is a small USB stick that allows you to watch analog and digital TV on your Mac and is powered by the EyeTV 2 software.

Sente 4.0.4
Posted 8/16/2006 at 6:44 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Sente 4.0.4 includes a number of improvements to the research application.

Path Finder 4.5
Posted 8/16/2006 at 6:42 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Path Finder 4.5 is a file browser and manager with powerful tools to make you more productive on Mac OS X.

Clean Text 4.0
Posted 8/16/2006 at 6:41 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Clean Text 4.0 eliminates all text formatting and performs other useful functions, such as removing empty lines, removing unwanted spaces, removing tab characters, converting smart quotes, tabs, returns, and more.

Boot Camp 1.1 Beta
Posted 8/15/2006 at 17:13 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Boot Camp 1.1 Beta contains many updates and is intended for all new and previous Boot Camp beta users.

TextExpander 1.4
Posted 8/15/2006 at 12:46 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
TextExpander 1.4 saves keystrokes with customized abbreviations for your frequently-used text strings and images.

ConvertIt 3.0
Posted 8/15/2006 at 12:45 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
ConvertIt 3.0 includes an up-to-date currency section, a scientific calculator, tabbed windows, unit highlighting, online definitions and much more.

Barcode Producer 4.0
Posted 8/15/2006 at 12:44 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Barcode Producer 4.0 creates barcodes that are fully optimized for Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Photoshop, and InDesign.

Mail Commander 1.1.4
Posted 8/14/2006 at 10:32 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mail Commander 1.1.4 includes over 50 new features, enhancements, and bug fixes.

1Passwd 1.4
Posted 8/14/2006 at 9:29 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
1Passwd 1.4 adds Form Filling, AutoFill, and Strong Password Generation functionality all built directly into the most popular OS X browsers.

NewsFire 1.4 v68
Posted 8/14/2006 at 9:26 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
NewsFire 1.4 v68 adds compatibility with Leopard and allows users to add prefix/suffix string rules.

AddressX 1.5.1
Posted 8/14/2006 at 9:25 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
AddressX 1.5.1 fixed a problem that sometimes caused some GAL entries to not be propagated into the Address Book and the “Check for Update” menu behavior has also been fixed.

Server Admin Tools 10.4.7
Posted 8/11/2006 at 7:20 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Server Admin Tools 10.4.7 provides compatibility for administering Mac OS X Server from Mac OS X computers, and is recommended for all systems. It includes updates to:

- Server Admin and Workgroup Manager
- QuickTime Broadcaster and QTSS Publisher
- Server Assistant, Server Monitor and Xgrid Admin
- System Image Utility and Gateway Setup Assistant

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://www.info.apple.com/kbnum/n302923.


Skype 1.5.0.60 Beta
Posted 8/11/2006 at 7:14 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Skype 1.5.0.60 Beta allows you to access your Address Book and Microsoft Entourage contacts directly from Skype among other updates.

Entourage Email Archive X 2.4
Posted 8/11/2006 at 7:12 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Entourage Email Archive X 2.4 is an utility for archiving emails and attachments you have received or sent using Microsoft Entourage in Mac OS X. It now includes support for Spotlight and is a Universal Binary.

Rondo 2.0
Posted 8/11/2006 at 7:10 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Rondo 2.0 is a MIDI player for Mac OS X designed to help you follow the music as it plays.

Yasu
Posted 8/10/2006 at 12:17 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Yasu is a Cocoa application wrapper built with AppleScript Studio that allows system administrators, as well as standard users, to conveniently run various system level Unix shell scripts in order to perform maintenance routines and clear the many cache files used by OS X.

Eggplant 3.1
Posted 8/10/2006 at 7:58 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Eggplant 3.1 is for software testing and quality assurance and supports Windows, Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, Linux, Solaris, AIX, and other Unix platforms.

WiLMa 1.0
Posted 8/10/2006 at 7:57 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
WiLMa 1.0 makes moving between different locations seamless by changing applications, SMTP servers, printers and even desktop pictures and can be activated by Airport networks you specify or manually through the system-wide WiLMa menu.

Montage 1.0.1
Posted 8/09/2006 at 16:33 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Montage 1.0.1 addresses several speed enhancements, feature additions, and bug fixes.

Parallels Desktop Beta
Posted 8/09/2006 at 6:57 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Parallels Desktop Beta includes improved USB support.

XSLPalette 1.0
Posted 8/09/2006 at 6:56 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
XSLPalette 1.0 is a floating palette that brings XSLT debugging features to your favorite text editor.

EasyMovie 1.0
Posted 8/09/2006 at 6:55 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
EasyMovie 1.0 is a lightweigth QuickTime movie player and editor. It allows you not only to export your QuickTime movies, but also to do basic editing operations on them, like cutting and inserting other movies or images.

Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.6 Update
Posted 8/08/2006 at 15:38 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.6 Update fixes vulnerabilities in Office 2004 for Mac that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory and execute malicious code.

ProfCast 2.0b3
Posted 8/08/2006 at 7:21 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
ProfCast 2.0b3 includes numerous bug and interface fixes.

OsiriX 2.5
Posted 8/08/2006 at 7:20 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
OsiriX 2.5 is an open source DICOM image viewer.

Shiira 2.0b1
Posted 8/08/2006 at 7:19 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Shiira 2.0b1 is a web browser based on Web Kit and written in Cocoa. The goal of the Shiira Project is to create a browser that is better and more useful than Safari.

FontAgent Pro Line Updated
Posted 8/08/2006 at 7:03 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Insider Software has updated their FontAgent Pro line of products along with Apple's release of new professional hardware.

QuarkXPress 7.01
Posted 8/07/2006 at 14:29 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
QuarkXPress 7.01 is a free update and is a Universal Binary.

Microsoft Status on Universal Applications
Posted 8/07/2006 at 14:28 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Microsoft announced they are working on a new version of Microsoft Messenger for Mac and have decided not to develop a Universal version of Virtual PC.

WWDC 2006 Keynote
Posted 8/07/2006 at 14:16 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
The WWDC 2006 Keynote is now available via QuickTime.

Leopard Sneak Peak
Posted 8/07/2006 at 11:47 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Apple has posted a sneak peak at Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" following the keynote demonstration at their WWDC. A few of the new features include Time Machine, Spaces and Dashcode along with updates to the current applications.

Apple Updates Xserve
Posted 8/07/2006 at 11:46 PDT in Hardware by Greg Nye | Permalink
Apple has updated the Xserve with the Intel “Woodcrest” Xeon processor running at up to 3.0GHz, this quad-core 64-bit system delivers performance up to 5 times faster than the Xserve G5.

Apple Releases MacPro
Posted 8/07/2006 at 11:44 PDT in Hardware by Greg Nye | Permalink
Apple released the MacPro based on two dual core Intel Xeon processors running up to 3GHz and using the same enclosure as the PowerMac G5.

You Control: Desktops 1.2
Posted 8/07/2006 at 7:55 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
You Control: Desktops 1.2 allows you to create virtual desktops that allow you to extend the functionality of Mac OS X and is a Universal Binary.

Smultron 2.0.4
Posted 8/07/2006 at 7:55 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Smultron 2.0.4 is a text editor with features such as line numbers, support for syntax colouring for many different languages, functions list, support for text encodings, snippets, a toolbar, a status bar, HTML preview, split window, multi-document find and replace with regular expressions, possibility to show invisible characters, tabs, authenticated open and saves, command-line utility, .Mac synchronisation, full screen editing and running commands from within Smultron.

Switchblade 1.0
Posted 8/07/2006 at 7:54 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Switchblade 1.0 develops a list of your most popular and recently used applications and provides this information in a handy system-wide menu for instant access.

IntelliMerge 5.1
Posted 8/07/2006 at 7:53 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
IntelliMerge 5.1 is the latest version of the e-mail merge software.

Default Folder X 3.0.2
Posted 8/05/2006 at 11:41 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Default Folder X 3.0.2 corrects a flaw that disabled Default Folder X's command keys and hotkeys in PowerPC applications running on Intel-based Macintoshes.

SeaMonkey 1.0.4
Posted 8/04/2006 at 7:09 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
SeaMonkey 1.0.4 fixes a bug involving playing of media in the browser.

Sandvox 1.0.4
Posted 8/04/2006 at 7:06 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Sandvox 1.0.4 includes a number of bug fixes as well as Traditional Chinese, Danish, and Japanese translations.

MacScan 2.2
Posted 8/04/2006 at 7:04 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
MacScan 2.2 is designed to detect, isolate and remove spyware, keystroke loggers, Trojans, and bring awareness to remote administration type applications which could have been maliciously or inadvertently installed on your Macintosh.

TubeSock 0.9.7
Posted 8/03/2006 at 7:51 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
TubeSock 0.9.7 grabs YouTube videos from the web and copies them to your video iPod, Mac, or PlayStation Portable.

RapidWeaver 3.5 Public Beta 3
Posted 8/03/2006 at 7:51 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
RapidWeaver 3.5 Public Beta 3 is the latest beta release for the website building application.

Valentina 2.4
Posted 8/03/2006 at 7:49 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Valentina 2.4 is now available as a Universal Binary.

Firefox 1.5.0.6
Posted 8/03/2006 at 7:49 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Firefox 1.5.0.6 is a stability update that is part of their ongoing program to provide a safe Internet experience for their customers. It fixed an issue with playing Windows Media content.

Tangelo 1.5 Beta
Posted 8/02/2006 at 6:25 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Tangelo 1.5 Beta is a major upgrade with some great new features, including a completely revised interface, a totally overhauled publishing engine, and a brand new system for "skinning" your weblog.

VisualHub 1.1
Posted 8/02/2006 at 6:24 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
VisualHub 1.1 offers fast conversion from nearly every video format to iPod, PSP, DV, DVD, Tivo, AVI, MP4, WMV, MPEG and Flash.

WebMathematica 2.3
Posted 8/02/2006 at 6:23 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
WebMathematica 2.3 enables you to create websites that allow users to compute and visualize results directly from a web browser.

RSS Replay 1.0
Posted 8/02/2006 at 6:22 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
RSS Replay 1.0 uses JavaScript to collect RSS content from RSS feeds and applies formatting that you can control to present that content in the way that best suits your needs.

WebnoteHappy 1.2
Posted 8/02/2006 at 6:21 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
WebnoteHappy 1.2 is a new web site tagging and annotating app for Mac OS X that helps you organize, bookmark, and make notes about the web pages that matter to you.

Security Update 2006-004
Posted 8/01/2006 at 15:27 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Security Update 2006-004 is recommended for all users and improves the security of the following components.

AFP Server
Bluetooth
Bom
DHCP
dyld
fetchmail
gnuzip
ImageIO
LaunchServices
OpenSSH
telnet
WebKit

For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798.


LiveDictionary 1.2.5
Posted 8/01/2006 at 14:07 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
LiveDictionary 1.2.5 is a Safari extension that adds fast, convenient dictionary lookups to the web.

Quicken 2007 for Macintosh
Posted 8/01/2006 at 11:11 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Quicken 2007 for Macintosh introduces a variety of new product features to help them better manage their finances throughout their life. New features include comprehensive paycheck management, 401(k) investment management and a QuickEntry dashboard widget - a Mac-exclusive feature that makes data entry simple and straightforward. The software is not yet a Universal Binary however.

Sharity 3.2
Posted 8/01/2006 at 7:25 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Sharity 3.2 allows you to connect to any Windows, Samba or other SMB/CIFS Server.

MapSpinner 1.0 Public Preview 6
Posted 8/01/2006 at 7:24 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
MapSpinner 1.0 Public Preview 6 is a web authoring utility that allows you to create HTML image maps without writing code and the latest version is a Universal Binary.

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