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September 2006 Archived News

Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update
Posted 9/29/2006 at 12:27 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update is recommended for all users and includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes for the following applications and technologies:

- connecting to wireless networks using the EAP-FAST protocol
- Apple USB modem reliability
- using OpenType fonts in Microsoft Word
- compatibility with 3rd party USB hubs
- scanner performance
- RAW camera support
- printing documents with Asian language names
- performance of the Translation widget
- broadband network performance
- security updates

For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website: http://www.info.apple.com/kbnum/n304200. For detailed information on Security Updates, please visit this website: http://www.info.apple.com/kbnum/n61798.


Parallels Desktop Update Release Candidate 2
Posted 9/29/2006 at 7:50 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Parallels Desktop Update Release Candidate 2 includes the great improvement on support for the recently released quad-processor Mac Pro towers and 64-bit iMacs.

Drive Genius 1.5
Posted 9/29/2006 at 6:47 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Drive Genius 1.5, the hard disk drive utility, is now available as a Universal Binary.

iDVD Update 6.0.3
Posted 9/28/2006 at 18:56 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iDVD Update 6.0.3 addresses compatibility for accessing Aperture 1.5 content in iDVD.

iMovie HD Update 6.0.3
Posted 9/28/2006 at 18:55 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iMovie HD Update 6.0.3 addresses compatibility for accessing Aperture 1.5 content in iMovie HD. It also improves overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues.

iPhoto 6.0.5
Posted 9/28/2006 at 18:55 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iPhoto 6.0.5 contains new calendar, greeting card, and postcard themes for use with Apple print services, including a variety of holiday card designs. It also addresses compatibility for accessing Aperture 1.5 content in iPhoto.

iWeb Update 1.1.2
Posted 9/28/2006 at 18:54 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iWeb Update 1.1.2 addresses compatibility for accessing Aperture 1.5 content in iWeb.

iTunes 7.0.1
Posted 9/27/2006 at 20:52 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iTunes 7.0.1 addresses stability and performance issues with Cover Flow, CD importing, iPod syncing, and more.

Messenger for Mac 6.0
Posted 9/27/2006 at 20:50 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Messenger for Mac 6.0 runs on Intel Macs and includes new collaboration features.

iLife 06 ScriptPak
Posted 9/27/2006 at 6:32 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iLife 06 ScriptPak adds over 700 commands to iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything in the six iLife 06 applications that they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

Mac Pilot 2.1.5
Posted 9/23/2006 at 6:56 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mac Pilot 2.1.5 includes over 80 new features and enhancements and is a Universal Binary.

Opera 9.02
Posted 9/22/2006 at 7:55 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Opera 9.02 includes a number of updates and is available for download.

Simple Help Editor 1.0
Posted 9/22/2006 at 7:55 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Simple Help Editor 1.0 lets you use the same help window and text in any platform that REALbasic supports. It offers text styles, a simple hierarchical list approach to organizing topics, and hyperlinks for moving from one help page to another.

Bibble 4.9
Posted 9/22/2006 at 7:54 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Bibble 4.9 adds the exciting new clone & healing tool, and sensor defect correction and adds support for the newest, most popular cameras to the Professional Workflow and RAW Conversion software.

Acrobat 8
Posted 9/22/2006 at 7:50 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Acrobat 8 is a Universal Binary and is feature equivalent in most areas.

Security Update 2006-005
Posted 9/21/2006 at 15:38 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Security Update 2006-005 is recommended for all users and improves the security of the following components: AirPort.

HandBrake 0.7.1
Posted 9/21/2006 at 14:16 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
HandBrake 0.7.1 is a DVD to MPEG-4 ripper/converter that can, for example, output a DVD to the iPod.

StuffIt Deluxe 11
Posted 9/21/2006 at 13:14 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
StuffIt Deluxe 11 is now a Universal Binary and includes Archive Manager, StuffIt Collections and lets you preview archived JPEG images.

Disc Cover 1.2
Posted 9/21/2006 at 8:02 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Disc Cover 1.2 features a new Collage functionality, about 30 artistic collages added (picture auto-replacement from iPhoto supported). Frames of collage elements are formed from Smart Shapes, delivered with the program. Direct-on-CD printing adjustments were made.

Spamphibian 1.2
Posted 9/21/2006 at 7:56 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Spamphibian 1.2 turns any Macintosh OS X computer into a reliable and efficient SMTP proxy that protects your company or organization from unwanted spam, viruses, phishing scams, and more.

Number Press
Posted 9/21/2006 at 7:55 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Number Press is for printshops, organizations, clubs or any type of business that need to number their documents.

PulpMotion 1.0 Beta 2
Posted 9/21/2006 at 7:54 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
PulpMotion 1.0 Beta 2 uses themes to turn your media into clever animations that will wow your friends and family, impress your clients and colleagues.

ForgEdit 1.0b2
Posted 9/21/2006 at 7:53 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
ForgEdit 1.0b2 is a text editor with support for many programming languages, tabbed editing and more.

Xcast Release 22
Posted 9/21/2006 at 7:52 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Xcast Release 22 is an RSS reader that is focused on Podcasts.

Advanced Link Manager 3.1
Posted 9/21/2006 at 6:05 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Advanced Link Manager 3.1 adds the ability to generate link pages and upload them to your website. It also adds suport for retrieving referrer meta keywords and description.

rooSwitch Lite 1.0
Posted 9/20/2006 at 7:36 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
rooSwitch Lite 1.0 is a free version of rooSwitch that limits switching to a set of pre-defined applications.

Private Contact 1.0
Posted 9/20/2006 at 7:35 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Private Contact 1.0 stores contacts in a secure and encrypted format.

SubEthaEdit 2.5.1
Posted 9/19/2006 at 12:26 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
SubEthaEdit 2.5.1 includes Encoding Doctor which helps you to identify those characters that don't play well with others, apage guide to make your life easier when you are laying out fixed-width text and can also can indent soft-wrapped lines.

Notae 1.2
Posted 9/19/2006 at 7:38 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Notae 1.2 is a full-featured and lightweight notebook with instant full-text searching and complete import and export functionality. It can even read your notes out to iTunes, and thus your iPod.

1Passwd 1.5
Posted 9/19/2006 at 7:38 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
1Passwd 1.5 is a password manager and form filler that integrates with Mac OS X components such as Keychain and .Mac.

shadowClipboard 3
Posted 9/19/2006 at 7:10 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
shadowClipboard 3 is a clipboard manager for Mac OS X that manages multiple clipboards in a convenient, unobtrusive way. shadowClipboard gives you access to files, pages of texts, images, pdf documents and all other data you have copied a few minutes or a week ago.

Fission 1.0
Posted 9/19/2006 at 7:07 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Fission 1.0 is a streamlined audio editor designed to get you editing in minute and works with MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless and AIFF audio.

You Control 1.4
Posted 9/18/2006 at 16:46 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
You Control 1.4 is a menu utility that allows users to create custom menus that extend the functionality and usability of the Mac and is now a Universal Binary.

Megafon 0.8410
Posted 9/18/2006 at 8:36 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Megafon 0.8410 is an easy to use Internet phone for Mac OS X providing crystal clear voice quality in an attractively sleek GUI interface.

VoodooPad 3.1
Posted 9/18/2006 at 7:17 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
VoodooPad 3.1 lets you store ideas, images, lists and anything else you need to keep track of.

TinyBooks 4.0
Posted 9/18/2006 at 7:16 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
TinyBooks 4.0 is an easy-to-use, non-bloated, single-entry accounting and bookkeeping system for the Macintosh. Designed for Sole Proprietors, and small businesses, TinyBooks can also be used to help with the family finances.

Indigo 2.0 Beta 3
Posted 9/18/2006 at 7:16 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Indigo 2.0 Beta 3 has been redesigned as a client/server application to allow remote control and configuration from anywhere. The server can run headless (no UI) in the background on your Mac while consuming minimal CPU resources. Also, Indigo now supports graphical Control Pages allowing quick and powerful creation of Web controllable home interfaces, as well as numerous other updates.

Posterino 1.0b4
Posted 9/18/2006 at 7:13 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Posterino 1.0b4 is designed to easily create posters and postcards.

PowerMail 5.5b2
Posted 9/18/2006 at 7:12 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
PowerMail 5.5b2 is a Universal Binary, includes improved stability as a result of the necessary rewrites, an overall doubling of speed and more.

Mori 1.4 Beta
Posted 9/18/2006 at 7:11 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mori 1.4 Beta is a digital notebook that makes it easy to record and organize your thoughts.

Relaunch 1.0
Posted 9/18/2006 at 7:09 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Relaunch 1.0 is a Mac OS X menu bar utility that allows you to take a snapshot of all currently running applications and then launch them automatically when you next login or reboot.

ScriptPak for GarageBand 3
Posted 9/15/2006 at 5:06 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
ScriptPak for GarageBand 3 adds over 100 commands to iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything in GarageBand 3 that they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

New iPod
Posted 9/12/2006 at 19:19 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Apple's new iPod features a 60 percent brighter and more vibrant 2.5-inch color display perfect for watching TV shows.

New iPod Nano
Posted 9/12/2006 at 19:19 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Apple's new iPod nano has a new aluminum body, 24 hours of battery life and more than twice the music capacity for the same price as the previous generation. It is also available in 5 colors.

New iPod Shuffle
Posted 9/12/2006 at 19:17 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Apple's new iPod Shuffle is half the size of the original and measures just half a cubic inch in volume, weighs just half an ounce and features a stunning all-new aluminum design and a built-in clip.

iTunes 7
Posted 9/12/2006 at 19:11 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iTunes 7 adds new features such as the new album and Cover Flow views of music, TV shows and movies.

Studiometry 4
Posted 9/12/2006 at 6:43 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Studiometry 4 adds Visual Invoice templates, allowing users to drag and edit the components of an Invoice template in the built-in editor along with more than 50 updates.

SMS Mac 2.0
Posted 9/12/2006 at 6:42 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
SMS Mac 2.0 is now available for download.

SecuritySpy 1.3
Posted 9/12/2006 at 6:40 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
SecuritySpy 1.3 is now a Universal Binary and adds support for numerous cameras.

MacReporter 2.6
Posted 9/11/2006 at 12:33 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
MacReporter 2.6 aims at perfecting the MacReporter 2 experience by refining the user interface and making it ever more intuitive and easy to use.

RSS Menu 1.9
Posted 9/11/2006 at 12:21 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
RSS Menu 1.9 is a very simple application that allows you to read any RSS or Atom feeds which can be found all over the internet.

SnapMail 5.0
Posted 9/11/2006 at 12:20 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
SnapMail 5.0 is the cross-platform private messaging and file transfer utility for your office. Instantly send messages, files, reminders, and alerts on your network.

Spyder 1.0
Posted 9/11/2006 at 12:20 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Spyder 1.0 lets you organize, browse and find new friends.

ConceptDraw 6.1
Posted 9/08/2006 at 7:53 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
ConceptDraw 6.1 is intended for professional flowcharting, diagramming and illustrating. Its flexible, handy tools help quickly document a variety of complex structures, systems and processes.

iGlasses 1.3.6
Posted 9/08/2006 at 7:52 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
iGlasses 1.3.6 lets you adjust and manipulate your iSight video settings from within iChat AV and many other programs, including iMovie, Photo Booth, Yahoo! Messenger and Skype.

Parallels Desktop
Posted 9/07/2006 at 15:23 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Parallels Desktop supports the new quad-processor Mac Pro towers, is compatible with developer build of Mac OS X 10.5 and adds experimental support for Windows Vista.

BBEdit 8.5
Posted 9/07/2006 at 15:04 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
BBEdit 8.5 adds Code Folding, Clippings, update Preferences, language support for Ruby, YAML, and SQL and numerous other improvements.

rooSwitch 1.1
Posted 9/07/2006 at 15:03 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
rooSwitch 1.1 makes it easy for you to create different profiles of almost any applications data.

Kids GoGoGo 11.0
Posted 9/07/2006 at 15:02 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Kids GoGoGo 11.0 adds the ability to restrict access based on a category among other new features.

BrowseBack 1.3
Posted 9/07/2006 at 15:01 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
BrowseBack 1.3 has been updated and is available for download.

Interarchy 8.2
Posted 9/06/2006 at 21:06 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Interarchy 8.2 adds Growl support, transparent File Converters (including a Backup converter for complete meta data preservation), and Leopard compatibility.

Wallet 2.6
Posted 9/06/2006 at 21:04 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Wallet 2.6 adds a Dashboard widget that lets you search your Wallet database with ease among other updates.

Apple Updates iMac with Core 2 Duo
Posted 9/06/2006 at 21:01 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Apple has update the iMac with Core 2 Duo processors and added a 24" model.

MacBreakZ 4.0 Beta 1
Posted 9/06/2006 at 6:30 PDT in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
MacBreakZ 4.0 Beta 1 is a re-thought, re-designed and re-written product developed in cooperation with a dedicated group of volunteer private alpha testers and Mac OS X's native Cocoa libraries.

Rage Google Sitemap Automator 1.3
Posted 9/05/2006 at 10:00 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Rage Google Sitemap Automator 1.3 automates the process of creating Google Sitemaps by utilizing powerful filters and preset conditions so you don't have to go through thousands of pages yourself.

Typinator 1.4.1
Posted 9/05/2006 at 7:44 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Typinator 1.4.1 fixes a problem where it did not recognize some abbreviations with certain non-US keyboard layouts, expansions were sometimes shown with incorrect text colors and it now uses less memory and reacts faster when the current keyboard layout changes.

Speed Download 4.1
Posted 9/05/2006 at 7:43 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Speed Download 4.1 full support for WEBDAV and WEBDAV-SSL servers, uploading and replacing files and folder on FTP servers greatly improved, added Metalink support and more.

AppZapper 1.7
Posted 9/05/2006 at 6:27 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
AppZapper 1.7 introduces exporting of apps and their related files, for storing and transport on USB keys and other portable devices.

Image Tricks 2.3
Posted 9/05/2006 at 6:25 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Image Tricks 2.3 features 4 new image filters and interface changes.

Data Guardian 1.0
Posted 9/01/2006 at 13:57 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Data Guardian 1.0 is a secure, Universal Binary, database application for storing passwords, credit card numbers, adressses, notes, customer databases, and more.

Message2net 1.2
Posted 9/01/2006 at 6:58 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Message2net 1.2 is the latest version of the program to receive and send SMS messages.

ArchiCAD 10
Posted 9/01/2006 at 6:57 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
ArchiCAD 10 is now a Universal Binary for Intel Macs.

MATLAB 7.3
Posted 9/01/2006 at 6:56 PDT in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
MATLAB 7.3 includes a number of enhancements as part of Release 2006b.

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