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March 2005 Archived News

Darwinia 1.1.0 (Posted 3/31/2005 at 8:52 AM)
Darwinia 1.1.0 combines state of the art fractal generated landscapes with iconic arcade sprites, an intuitive control mechanism, and a story concerning a tribe of video game sprites trapped in a modern 3D game world.

Strider 1.0 (Posted 3/30/2005 at 10:59 AM)
Strider 1.0 is a new RSS newsreader which includes a built in web browser.

Guest PC 1.2 (Posted 3/30/2005 at 10:34 AM)
Guest PC 1.2 includes a 2x performance boost on G5s plus better support for dual-headed machines. Serial port support added. It became possible to communicate with serial devices such as modems, PDAs and cell phones and some bug fixes.

BBEdit 8.1 Update (Posted 3/28/2005 at 2:55 PM)
BBEdit 8.1 Update is now available and includes many new features, changes and bug fixes.

Tweak Freak 1.0 (Posted 3/28/2005 at 12:14 PM)
Tweak Freak 1.0 provides a graphical front end to a number of Unix utilities.

OrangeBox 1.0 (Posted 3/28/2005 at 12:12 PM)
OrangeBox 1.0 allows you to create, publish, and manage an unlimited number of RSS and Atom news feeds.

iPod Updater 2005-03-23 (Posted 3/25/2005 at 1:02 PM)
iPod Updater 2005-03-23 includes new iPod Software 1.1 for iPod with color display. iPod Updater 2005-03-23 contains the same software versions as iPod Updater 2005-02-22 for all other iPod models.

Firefox 1.0.2 (Posted 3/23/2005 at 7:32 PM)
Firefox 1.0.2 is the latest version which incorporates security and stability updates.

Seasonality 1.0 (Posted 3/22/2005 at 5:59 PM)
Seasonality 1.0 displays weather forecasts, radar images, sunrise/sunset times, and much more.

GoodPage 1.0 (Posted 3/22/2005 at 5:56 PM)
GoodPage 1.0 is a tool for HTML/CSS editing and site management.

REALbasic 5.5.5 (Posted 3/22/2005 at 5:50 PM)
REALbasic 5.5.5 improves reliability in REALbasic and improves the user experience for VB Project Converter. VB Project Converter is a utility included for free with REALbasic that helps Visual Basic developers port existing applications to REALbasic where they can be cross-compiled for Linux and Macintosh.

Security Update 2005-003 (Posted 3/21/2005 at 4:44 PM)
Security Update 2005-003 delivers a number of security enhancements and is recommended for all Macintosh users. This update includes the following components: AFP Server, Bluetooth Setup Assistant, CoreFoundation, Cyrus SASL, Folder permissions, Safari and Samba. For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website:

iEmulator 1.7.5 (Posted 3/21/2005 at 9:53 AM)
iEmulator 1.7.5 is a high-performance PC emulator for Macs running OS X 10.3.0 or later. It has been tested with Windows 98, 2000, XP and various flavors of Linux.

MaxPod 1.0 (Posted 3/18/2005 at 12:18 PM)
MaxPod 1.0 lets you listen to news, weather and email on your iPod.

Keynote 2.0.1 (Posted 3/18/2005 at 12:16 PM)
Keynote 2.0.1 addresses isolated issues that may have affected reliability for some customers.

Pages 1.0.1 (Posted 3/18/2005 at 12:15 PM)
Pages 1.0.1 addresses isolated issues that may have affected reliability for some customers and resolves an issue related to deleting complete pages.

GooBall 1.0.0 (Posted 3/16/2005 at 3:58 PM)
GooBall 1.0.0 lets you roll, jump, and slime your GooBall through dozens of fanciful worlds of wonder as you control the cutest little alien around, the Goober.

Tangelo 1.1 (Posted 3/16/2005 at 9:33 AM)
Tangelo 1.1 streamlines organization of weblog text and images, and publishes the weblog to both an Internet web server and to the user's own computer for better control and backup. In addition, Tangelo features integration with NetNewsWire 2.0 for posting RSS news items.

A Better Finder Attributes 3.8 (Posted 3/16/2005 at 8:53 AM)
A Better Finder Attributes 3.8 adds the ability to add (and substract) time intervals from the existing file modification and creation date/times.

PST Import Tool for Entourage 2004 for Mac (Posted 3/15/2005 at 9:20 AM)
PST Import Tool for Entourage 2004 for Mac is for users who want to import PST files from Microsoft Outlook"2001 for Mac can use the instructions in this document to install the PST Import Tool.

Meow 1.0 (Posted 3/14/2005 at 3:04 PM)
Meow 1.0 is a Mac OS X application for monitoring notifications, mainly distributed notifications, that are flying around your system.

Fetch 5.0 (Posted 3/11/2005 at 5:53 PM)
Fetch 5.0 includes SFTP support, improved server and firewall compatibility, and a completely rewritten user interface.

PGP Desktop 9.0 (Posted 3/11/2005 at 5:49 PM)
PGP Desktop 9.0 incorporates PGP Universal technology to provide automatic encryption, decryption, digital signatures, verification, and recipient key look-up, making it appropriate for both novice and power users.

Moodle 1.4.4 (Posted 3/11/2005 at 5:48 PM)
Moodle 1.4.4 is a course management system (CMS) - a software package designed to help educators create quality online courses.

FileMaker Server 7 Advanced Updater v3 (Posted 3/10/2005 at 11:42 AM)
FileMaker Server 7 Advanced Updater v3 is comprised of two downloads. The first, described above, updates the Server component of the software. The second, updates the Web Publishing Engine (WPE) component and addresses reported stability and connectivity issues for web clients. This updater also provides improvements for configuring the WPE, encrypting data transfer with the Server, and increasing the number of displayed records for Instant Web Publishing applications.

FileMaker Server 7v3 Updater (Posted 3/10/2005 at 11:41 AM)
FileMaker Server 7v3 Updater addresses reported stability issues involving complex applications with large numbers of clients. The updater also includes important fixes for issues related to automated backups, maximum cache size settings and external authentication.

Math Stars 5.5 (Posted 3/10/2005 at 8:06 AM)
Math Stars 5.5 include 5 math games: Math Stars, Math Detective, Math Slider, Math Squares and Math Challenge. Students who answer all questions in a round within the allotted time earn a gold star in the Player Screen.

Asterisk (Posted 3/10/2005 at 8:03 AM)
Asterisk is a complete IP-PBX in software. It runs on Linux, FreeBSD, MacOS X and Solaris and provides all of the features you would expect from a PBX and more. Asterisk does voice over IP supporting all major VoIP protocols (IAX, SIP, H.323, MGCP, SCCP) and it can interoperate with almost all standards-based telephony equipment using relatively inexpensive hardware.

Office 2004 For Mac 11.1.1 Update (Posted 3/10/2005 at 8:01 AM)
The Office 2004 For Mac 11.1.1 Update addresses several issues wtih Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Visual Basic for Applications in Office 2004.

Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.1.1 Update (Posted 3/7/2005 at 10:36 PM)
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.1.1 Update which includes improvements to Excel add-in calculation, increased PowerPoint and Word 2004 stability, additional support for device drivers and enhanced appearance of imported graphics.

Advanced Web Ranking 3.7 (Posted 3/7/2005 at 10:26 PM)
Advanced Web Ranking 3.7 helps check your web site position on all major search engines.

Mellel 1.9 (Posted 3/7/2005 at 10:25 PM)
Mellel 1.9 offers over 50 new features, including several features not available in any other word processor, and the 5 most requested missing features.

ecto 2.2.4 (Posted 3/4/2005 at 3:41 PM)
ecto 2.2.4 is mainly a bug-fix release of the desktop blogging client.

Synergy 1.7 (Posted 3/4/2005 at 3:40 PM)
Synergy 1.7 is an iTunes utility that places buttons for controlling the music player in the Finder menu bar and now supports Growl.

GraphicConverter 5.5.1 (Posted 3/3/2005 at 9:30 PM)
GraphicConverter 5.5.1 contains new features including PWP import and copy/past support for complete IPTC records.

EvolutionTV (Posted 3/2/2005 at 3:34 PM)
EvolutionTV is a digital video recorder available for your Mac.

GarageSale 1.3 (Posted 3/1/2005 at 4:46 PM)
GarageSale 1.3 is a client application for the eBay online auction system. It allows Mac OS X users to create auctions quickly using an intuitive mac-like interface, integrates with iPhoto and offers WYSIWYG text editing.

Timbuktu Pro Enterprise Edition 8.0 (Posted 3/1/2005 at 4:40 PM)
Timbuktu Pro Enterprise Edition 8.0 is a suite including Timbuktu Pro remote control for Mac and Windows, plus additional software tools for automated network deployment, enhanced security, and integration with other popular help desk and systems management applications.

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