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December 2006 Archived News

Lotus Notes 7.0.2
Posted 12/29/2006 at 11:08 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Lotus Notes 7.0.2 adds security features like Lotus Notes-based and S/MIME-based encryption, secure log-off and the ability to change their own passwords, as well as everyday productivity enhancers like spell-checking, unread marks, out-of-office agents, alarms and much more.

Growl 0.7.5
Posted 12/29/2006 at 11:07 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Growl 0.7.5 is now a Universal Binary among other changes.

Parallels Desktop for Mac Beta 3
Posted 12/29/2006 at 11:05 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Parallels Desktop for Mac Beta 3 provides several fixes to the previously released betas, a more polished interface (even with unusually shaped windows) and better USB device support.

Postino 1.6 beta 4
Posted 12/28/2006 at 12:06 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Postino 1.6 beta 4 now includes the following:

* 3-paned Widescreen Interface
* Download of audio and video content
* Built-in Audio player
* Built-in Video player
* Full Keyboard Navigation
* Drag And Drop from Safari
* Performance Improvements


FlyPath 1.0
Posted 12/28/2006 at 12:05 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
FlyPath 1.0 is a file browser and manager for Mac OS X.

CSSEdit 2.0.2
Posted 12/26/2006 at 21:47 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
CSSEdit 2.0.2 is a stylesheet editor with debugging, preview and validation built in.

Hogwasher 4.3
Posted 12/26/2006 at 21:45 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Hogwasher 4.3 is a newsgroup reader for Mac OS X.

You Control: Fonts 1.2
Posted 12/22/2006 at 13:00 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
You Control: Fonts 1.2 is a universal binary update with support for the latest desktop publishing applications.

SMS Mac 2.1
Posted 12/22/2006 at 8:17 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
SMS Mac 2.1 is the latest version of the SMS messaging system.

Fusion Beta
Posted 12/22/2006 at 6:12 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Fusion Beta allows Intel-based Macs to run x86 operating systems, such as Windows, Linux, NetWare and Solaris, in virtual machines at the same time as Mac OS X.

Montage 1.1 Beta
Posted 12/21/2006 at 7:23 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Montage 1.1 Beta is available for testing.

Listz 1.0
Posted 12/21/2006 at 7:23 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Listz 1.0 is for creating, storing and exploring all the pieces of information that enrich and plague your life.

PasswordWallet 4.0
Posted 12/21/2006 at 6:36 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
PasswordWallet 4.0 has been rewritten from the ground-up and both the application and Palm conduit are Universal Binaries.

TiVoDecode Manager 1.5.5
Posted 12/20/2006 at 17:23 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
TiVoDecode Manager 1.5.5 adds TiVoToGo functionality to a Mac allowing you to access shows stored on Tivo and copy them to a Mac and/or iPod.

Socialist 1.0
Posted 12/20/2006 at 12:45 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Socialist 1.0 takes the experience of social bookmarking through del.icio.us to a new level. Subscribe to RSS feeds, your favorite tags, and your friend's bookmarks in a friendly Mail-like interface.
Socialist gives you access to your bookmarks from any Mac, and online.


Firefox 2.0.0.1
Posted 12/20/2006 at 7:20 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Firefox 2.0.0.1 is available and numerous security issues have been fixed.

Checkout 1.0
Posted 12/20/2006 at 7:19 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Checkout 1.0 is a point of sale system for small retailers.

Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.2
Posted 12/19/2006 at 15:04 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.2 contains several improvements for PowerPoint and Entourage.

Security Update 2006-008
Posted 12/19/2006 at 15:02 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Security Update 2006-008 is recommended for all users and improves the security of the following components: Quartz Composer and QuickTime for Java. For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798.

Practicing Dentistry's Future
Posted 12/19/2006 at 15:01 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Practicing Dentistry's Future is an Apple Small Business article about the use of Macs in a dentistry practice.

Opera 9.1
Posted 12/19/2006 at 9:40 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Opera 9.1 includes a number of fixes.

DayliteABMenu 1.0
Posted 12/19/2006 at 9:39 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
DayliteABMenu 1.0 provides quick access to Daylight's contacts’ phone numbers, email, postal addresses, and URLs.

Say What now a Universal Binary
Posted 12/18/2006 at 22:15 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Say What is now available as a Universal Binary.

Mail Convert now a Universal Binary
Posted 12/18/2006 at 22:15 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Mail Convert is now available as a Universal Binary.

Kids Play now a Universal Binary
Posted 12/18/2006 at 22:15 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Kids Play is now available as a Universal Binary.

Look It Up now a Universal Binary
Posted 12/18/2006 at 22:14 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Look It Up is now available as a Universal Binary.

DragThing 5.7
Posted 12/14/2006 at 10:38 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
DragThing 5.7 ads support for dock themes, which allow users to change the way DragThing looks and since the format is completely open and XML based, anybody can make them.

Desktop Transporter 2.0.1
Posted 12/14/2006 at 10:30 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Desktop Transporter 2.0.1 lets you control remote Macs (like your Macbook Pro at work, or wife's iMac downstairs) from your desktop. Use Desktop Transporter's multiple desktop view to switch between all displays attached to connected Macs, and then use copy/paste to transfer text and graphics between the local and the remote machines.

Seasonality 1.4
Posted 12/14/2006 at 10:29 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Seasonality 1.4 takes weather monitoring to a whole new level with weather forecasts, radar images, sunrise/sunset times, and much more. View informative icons demonstrating what weather is coming your way over the next 7 days.

Sandvox 1.1
Posted 12/14/2006 at 10:29 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Sandvox 1.1 includes stability enhancements.

AirPort Update 2006-002
Posted 12/13/2006 at 15:47 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
AirPort Update 2006-002 improves AirPort compatibility in the following computers:

- MacBook Pro (15-inch Core 2 Duo)
- MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo)
- MacBook (13-inch Core 2 Duo)


OmniPlan 1.0
Posted 12/13/2006 at 11:51 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
OmniPlan 1.0 is now final and lets you create project management plans complete with Gantt charts, schedules, summaries, milestones and critical paths. You can identify bottlenecks, track budgets and distribute workloads, different resources by Staff, Material, Equipment and Groups, assign costs to resources and control resource availability.

Thunderbird 2.0 Beta 1
Posted 12/13/2006 at 7:50 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Thunderbird 2.0 Beta 1 is a developer preview release of the next generation Thunderbird email client and is being made available for testing purposes only. Thunderbird 2 Beta 1 is intended for our testing community.

TextParrot 1.0
Posted 12/13/2006 at 7:49 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
TextParrot 1.0 is a multilingual speech solution for Mac OS X that allows you to listen to your documents with naturally sounding voices in a language of choice.

Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.1 Update
Posted 12/13/2006 at 7:46 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.1 Update was posted and then pulled again as it was not meant to be released yet. They will be posting an update once it has gone through its full release testing.

Redline 1.0.2
Posted 12/13/2006 at 7:18 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Redline 1.0.2 features the following changes/enhancements: Add user-configurable dead zone for analog controllers, Adds new parameters for plug-in cars to change engine friction and tire model parameters, Now possible to play games with more then 32 laps, Will switch to windowed mode if it can't create a full screen context instead of failing to launch and Fixed a bug where the host could start a game, even if other players don't have his car plugin, causing a crash.

PhoneValet Message Center has won Macworld's 2006 Editor's Choice Award
Posted 12/12/2006 at 10:43 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
PhoneValet Message Center has just won Macworld's 2006 Editor's Choice Award proving a small, Internet-enabled "four guys and a Web site" business can win on a global stage.

WriteRoom 2.0 Beta 2
Posted 12/12/2006 at 7:00 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
WriteRoom 2.0 Beta 2 is a full screen, distraction free, writing environment and is now available as a Universal Binary.

xTime Planning Preview Beta 1
Posted 12/12/2006 at 6:58 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
xTime Planning Preview Beta 1 is the latest version of the project management software and is now a Universal Binary.

Math Commander 1.0
Posted 12/12/2006 at 6:57 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Math Commander 1.0 is designed to help your child master simple math, by mixing an immersive learning environment with custom tailored visual and audio reinforcement and is focused on Grades 1 to 3.

AppZapper 1.8
Posted 12/11/2006 at 8:33 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
AppZapper 1.8 add UnZap which allows users to put back applications and related files in case they were accidentally deleted.

Cha-Ching 0.4
Posted 12/08/2006 at 7:24 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Cha-Ching 0.4 is a fun and easy to use money manager, done Mac OS X style. A tag based database lets you organize and search for your incoming and outgoing transactions your way.

Punakea 0.1.1
Posted 12/08/2006 at 6:45 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Punakea 0.1.1 allows you to tag your files and bookmarks, freeing you of the strict hierarchy of the Finder's folder structure.

1Passwd 2.1
Posted 12/08/2006 at 6:44 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
1Passwd 2.1 is a password manager or Mac OS X that integrates with all common browsers and includes numerous security features.

Sidekick 1.4
Posted 12/08/2006 at 6:39 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Sidekick 1.4 is a Mac OS X menu bar item for AppleWorks 6. It makes AppleWorks easier to use and you more productive.

Picture Box 1.2
Posted 12/08/2006 at 6:38 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Picture Box 1.2 helps you organize your image collection, whether you are using iPhoto or manually storing your images in folders.

Zend Studio 5.5
Posted 12/08/2006 at 6:37 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Zend Studio 5.5 is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) available for professional developers that encompasses all the development components necessary for the full PHP application lifecycle.

VirtualKeyboard 3.0
Posted 12/08/2006 at 6:36 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
VirtualKeyboard 3.0 is an on-screen keyboard that offers point-and-click typing using pointing devices such as a head pointer, mouse, trackball, etc. It is now a Universal Binary.

EagleFiler 1.1
Posted 12/07/2006 at 11:17 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
EagleFiler 1.1 makes managing your information easy. It lets you archive and search mail, Web pages, PDF files, word processing documents, images, and more.

DiskWarrior 4
Posted 12/06/2006 at 12:53 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
DiskWarrior 4 is now available as a Universal Binary.

DarwiinRemote 0.1a
Posted 12/06/2006 at 8:09 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
DarwiinRemote 0.1a is software which reads data from and sends data to Nintendo Wii Remote.

Corona 2.3
Posted 12/06/2006 at 8:06 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Corona 2.3 is a general ledger and payroll accounting software. It features "drag and drop" accounting, on-the-fly account creation, and click-style reconcilement.

Opal 1.0.3
Posted 12/06/2006 at 8:02 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Opal 1.0.3 is an update to the new outliner by the creator of the award-winning Acta.

Adobe Reader 8
Posted 12/06/2006 at 7:59 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Adobe Reader 8 is now available as a Universal Binary for Mac OS X.

BBEdit 8.5.2
Posted 12/04/2006 at 10:54 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
BBEdit 8.5.2 contains a number of additions, changes and fixes and is available for download as a Universal Binary.

Parallels Desktop for Mac Build 3036 Beta
Posted 12/03/2006 at 8:55 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Parallels Desktop for Mac Build 3036 Beta has a number of updates including:

* New Look and Feel and Improved Usability
* Virtual Machines Catalogue
* One-click Virtual Machine Aliases
* Resizable Main Window
* Auto-Adjusting Screen Resolution
* Drag and Drop files and folders between Windows and Mac
* Read/Write BootCamp partition
* Boot from BootCamp partition
* Parallels Transporter Beta bundled
* Coherency

and more...


Relationship 1.0 Beta
Posted 12/01/2006 at 8:24 PST in Beta by Greg Nye | Permalink
Relationship 1.0 Beta is a customer relationship management application for your home-based or small business.

ThemePark 3.1
Posted 12/01/2006 at 8:23 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
ThemePark 3.1 lets you modify the way Mac OS X looks, as well as to change the appearance of individual applications. Just draw titlebars, buttons, and other widgets in the graphics editor of your choice, and move them into ThemePark to create a new theme or modify an existing one.

Path Finder 4.6
Posted 12/01/2006 at 8:23 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
Path Finder 4.6 is an innovative file browser and manager with powerful tools to make you more productive on Mac OS X.

SketchFighter 4000 Alpha
Posted 12/01/2006 at 6:25 PST in Software by Greg Nye | Permalink
SketchFighter 4000 Alpha brings together the imaginative pen and paper sketches from your youth with a killer resolution independent OpenGL graphics engine. SketchFighter also boasts a unique synthesis of exploration and action game play, which has you alternately blasting cute little lady bugs into oblivion and then puzzling your way through the hand-drawn challenges presented to you.

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