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January 2005 Archived News

Advanced Web Ranking 3.6 (Posted 1/31/2005 at 12:24 PM)
Advanced Web Ranking 3.6 helps check your web site position on all major search engines.

Studiometry 2.1.1 (Posted 1/31/2005 at 12:23 PM)
Studiometry 2.1.1 is a solution for small to medium companies to store client data, project data, to-dos, timers, invoices, payment data, and more all in one convenient yet secure location.

WireTap Pro 1.0.1 (Posted 1/31/2005 at 12:23 PM)
WireTap Pro 1.0.1 allows you to record any audio on your Mac.

Apple Releases Updated PowerBook G4 Line (Posted 1/31/2005 at 12:21 PM)
Apple has updated their PowerBook G4 line and each model comes standard with 512MB memory, faster graphics, integrated AirPort 802.11g, Bluetooth 2.0 wireless networking and two new Apple patent-pending technologies - the scrolling TrackPad and the Sudden Motion Sensor.

PhoneValet Message Center 2.1.6 (Posted 1/28/2005 at 1:44 PM)
PhoneValet Message Center 2.1.6 is an update to the message center software.

TreeView 1.0 (Posted 1/28/2005 at 1:43 PM)
TreeView 1.0 allows you to display tree structured data in a TreeView control in REALbasic applications.

iMovie HD 5.0.1 (Posted 1/27/2005 at 3:57 PM)
iMovie HD 5.0.1 addresses issues related to video and audio synchronization for DV projects and other minor issues.

DashboardDeveloper (Posted 1/27/2005 at 11:05 AM)
DashboardDeveloper is a new Web site community for developers working on Widgets designed to work with Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger's new Dashboard feature.

ImportServer 1.0 (Posted 1/26/2005 at 4:25 PM)
ImportServer 1.0 helps you import email in standard mbox format into email applications that otherwise cannot. Specifically, the ImportServer acts like an email server that holds all your old email, ready to be downloaded as if you were checking email for the first time.

PasswordWallet 3.0.6 (Posted 1/26/2005 at 3:41 PM)
PasswordWallet 3.0.6 thwarts attempts by snoopers to record your keystrokes and your auto-typing, fixes printing, and adds many productivity features such as sharing of passwords between related records. See below for descriptions of many other new features.

A Better Finder Rename 6.7.5 (Posted 1/26/2005 at 3:40 PM)
A Better Finder Rename 6.7.5 allows the current date and time to be exploited for renaming files.

iClip 3.5 (Posted 1/26/2005 at 3:40 PM)
iClip 3.5 has a new menu system that moves the main iClip functions from the global menu to a set of menus directly within the iClip window, making it much more intuitive to use.

Security Update 2005-001 (Posted 1/26/2005 at 8:20 AM)
Security Update 2005-001 delivers a number of security enhancements and is recommended for all Macintosh users. This update includes the following components: at commands, ColorSync, libxml2, Mail, PHP and Safari. For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website:

Mac mini MacWorld Review (Posted 1/25/2005 at 11:07 AM)
MacWorld has a hands on review of the new Mac mini from Apple.

MacPractice DDS (Posted 1/25/2005 at 10:51 AM)
MacPractice DDS will incluce patient and insurance billing, Reports, and integrated word processing and be released in the first quarter of 2005 with additional features such as EClaims, Scheduling and EStatements being added in the 2nd quarter.

Family Bank 1.0 (Posted 1/25/2005 at 10:45 AM)
Family Bank 1.0 can help you manage financial transactions between family members. It was especially designed to help children learn how bank accounts and interest work, by allowing them to manage real money, under the supervision of their parents.

iSnip 1.0 (Posted 1/25/2005 at 10:44 AM)
iSnip 1.0 provides a way to manage and access your text snippets. iSnip lives in the menu bar, right next to the Time, Volume and similar menus.

Code Spell 1.0 (Posted 1/25/2005 at 10:43 AM)
Code Spell 1.0 is a spell checker designed for spell checking programming source code comments and quoted strings.

3D Weather Globe (Posted 1/25/2005 at 10:42 AM)
3D Weather Globe includes NASA satellite maps, real time weather and cloud cover and more.

Captain"FTP"4.0 (Posted 1/25/2005 at 10:12 AM)
Captain"FTP"4.0 allows local network FTP users to share files directly between each other using a peer to peer implementation.

DoThisNow 2.0 (Posted 1/24/2005 at 1:24 PM)
DoThisNow 2.0 allows you to run a wide variety of customizable actions either at the press of a button, the click of a menu item or on whatever schedule you like.

Presentation Prompter 4.0 (Posted 1/24/2005 at 1:23 PM)
Presentation Prompter 4.0 scrolls text smoothly at an adjustable rate. Speakers, actors, reporters, singers, and narrators can use Presentation Prompter with their Mac from practice to production.

GuancheMOS 1.0 (Posted 1/24/2005 at 1:22 PM)
GuancheMOS 1.0 is a REALbasic plugin for creating and validating serial numbers.

Hallon 1.0 (Posted 1/24/2005 at 1:21 PM)
Hallon 1.0 can create bookmarks in many applications (like iTunes) that usually can't create bookmarks and they are always accessible from a menu whatever you are doing.

Kids GoGoGo 8.9 (Posted 1/21/2005 at 12:30 PM)
Kids GoGoGo 8.9 is the latest version of the web filtering software for Mac OS and Mac OS X.

PulpFiction 1.2 (Posted 1/21/2005 at 12:25 PM)
PulpFiction 1.2 adds a number of new features Smart Folders, Enclosures support, Wide view, Local feed support, NetNewsWire Stylesheet support, Authenticated feeds, More control over list preferences and more.

pgEdit 1.0 (Posted 1/21/2005 at 12:19 PM)
pgEdit 1.0 is a SQL editor and development environment designed specifically for PostgreSQL.

Spell Catcher X 10.2 (Posted 1/20/2005 at 10:56 AM)
Spell Catcher X 10.2 is the latest version of the global spell checker.

4D Meetings 1.0 (Posted 1/20/2005 at 10:54 AM)
4D Meetings 1.0 lets you organize meetings, manage tasks, maintain communications, generate reports, and much more. Designed to suit your needs, it easily synchronizes with Outlook, iCal, and Address Book.

Taco HTML Edit 1.7 (Posted 1/20/2005 at 9:39 AM)
Taco HTML Edit 1.7 is a full-featured HTML editor and PHP editor distributed as freeware.

A Better Finder Launcher 1.9 (Posted 1/19/2005 at 9:11 AM)
A Better Finder Launcher 1.9 allows specific locations and items to be excluded from the index and lets you customize the text color and window transparency. (Posted 1/17/2005 at 11:10 AM) is a colocation service for the Mac Mini starting at $29.99.

UpdateGenie 2.0.2 (Posted 1/14/2005 at 4:49 PM)
UpdateGenie 2.0.2 corrects a workability issue in regards to runtime solutions, has greater logging capabilities, and updated documentation.

Mac Boingo (Posted 1/14/2005 at 9:40 AM)
Mac Boingo is a version of the Wi-Fi hot spot access software that enables Apple Macintosh OS X users to log on at thousands of Boingo Roaming System locations with a single username and password. 2.5 (Posted 1/13/2005 at 4:42 PM) 2.5 lets you send, receive and manage email with your new or existing FileMaker Pro 7 and 6/5 database.

ScriptPak for Word 2004 (Posted 1/12/2005 at 3:45 PM)
ScriptPak for Word 2004 installs almost 400 commands into iListen that allows the user to do virtually anything in Word 2004 that they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.

iPod Shuffle (Posted 1/11/2005 at 1:24 PM)
Apple announced the iPod Shuffle which comes in 512MB or 1G models and starts at $99.

Mac mini (Posted 1/11/2005 at 1:22 PM)
The Mac mini is just 2 inches tall and weighs only 2.9 pounds and starts at only $499 and includes iLife "05, Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther," Quicken 2005 for Mac, Nanosaur 2 and Marble Blast Gold.

iLife "05 (Posted 1/11/2005 at 1:20 PM)
iLife "05 features major new versions of iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD and GarageBand and includes the latest version of iTunes. It lets you easily create fully customizable slideshows and stunning softcover books with iPhoto 5. Edit high-definition 16:9 video from the newest camcorders in iMovie HD. Add movies, pictures and music to iDVD 5 projects just by dragging them in. Or create multi-track recordings in GarageBand 2.

iWork "05 (Posted 1/11/2005 at 1:18 PM)
iWork "05 productivity software introduces Pages, an innovative word processor with an incredible sense of style, and also features Keynote 2, a major new version of Apple"s presentation software that lets anyone create cinematic-looking presentations.

Final Cut Express HD (Posted 1/11/2005 at 1:18 PM)
Final Cut Express HD is a major upgrade of the advanced video editing application for video enthusiasts, students and aspiring filmmakers that makes it easy to capture, edit and output High Definition Video (HDV) using all the powerful features of Final Cut Express.

Roxio announces HD support in Toast (Posted 1/11/2005 at 9:02 AM)
Roxio has confirmed plans to expand the Macintosh version of its Toast CD and DVD burning software with support for High Definition (HD) video.

EyeTV 500 Now Supports Digital Cable (Posted 1/11/2005 at 8:57 AM)
EyeTV 500 now allows users to watch high-definition television live via free-to-air digital HDTV (ATSC) or unencrypted digital cable TV (Clear QAM) on the Mac.

MacA&D OSX 1.0 (Posted 1/11/2005 at 8:44 AM)
MacA&D OSX 1.0 is a software engineering tool that automates requirements management, software modeling, code generation, reengineering and flexible report generation.

MacJournal 3.0 (Posted 1/11/2005 at 8:43 AM)
MacJournal 3.0 includes nested journals, manual sorting of entries, Wiki links, sort Lines, change case, remove line breaks, new text clean-up options, copy as HTML, full screen mode, menu item reorganization and more.

FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 (Posted 1/10/2005 at 8:55 AM)
FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 helps professional recruiters easily manage searches, identify and track candidates, and communicate with clients and hiring managers.

Studiometry 2.1 (Posted 1/10/2005 at 8:33 AM)
Studiometry 2.1 is a solution for small to medium companies to store client data, project data, to-dos, timers, invoices, payment data, and more all in one convenient yet secure location.

iCamShare 2.0.2 (Posted 1/7/2005 at 5:27 PM)
iCamShare 2.0.2 includes a workaround to a bug in Norton Anti-Virus which prevented recording, and now automatically selects the iSight microphone when using an iSight camera.

Motorola Previews iTunes Phone (Posted 1/7/2005 at 10:16 AM)
Motorola has previewed an iTunes compatible phone that syncs with a computer and the iTunes Music Store like an iPod does, and incorporates the iPod interface for navigating and playing digital music.

Spamcaster Gateway (Posted 1/7/2005 at 10:14 AM)
Spamcaster Gateway is a Mac OS X alternative to Barracuda, the popular enterprise-strength spam firewall solution. Spamcaster works with "practically every" e-mail server and Internet Service Provider (ISP), according to Outspring.

VISE X 1.5 (Posted 1/7/2005 at 10:11 AM)
VISE X 1.5 builds upon the strengths of Installer VISE, but is a separate code base. The two products are maintained and advanced separately.

Xserve G5 (Posted 1/5/2005 at 10:53 AM)
Apple released the Xserve G5 which now offers 64-bit G5 processors at speeds of up to 2.3GHz.

Merlin 1.1 (Posted 1/3/2005 at 7:59 PM)
Merlin 1.1 is project management software with the ability to import and export data from MS Project.

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