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Issue 3.2

NEWS

News

Issue: 3.2 (November/December 2004)
Article Description: No description available.
Article Length (in bytes): 14,840
Starting Page Number: 6
Article Number: 3201
Related Web Link(s):

http://www.realsoftware.com/awards
http://www.intellisw.com/intellimerge/
http://www.realsoftware.com/realworld
http://www.radicalbreeze.com/blaze/
http://www.metareport.com
http://churr.com
http://www.ebutterfly.com
http://www.pariahware.com/podsecret.shtml
http://sqlabs.net/index.shtml?sqlitemanager
http://www.intellisw.com/collection/
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http://www.turingart.com/iurl_lan__EN.htm
http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/Freeware/
http://www.kwerkx.com/rd/products/FEDrop.html
http://homepage.mac.com/johnrhall/SonicMoodPage.htm
http://www.ttpsoftware.com/Products/tasktime.html
http://perso.club-internet.fr/fmteau/rpgmapmaker/rpgmapmaker.htm
http://www.valencio.com
http://software.oxalyn.com/AEMonitor/

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REALbasic Design Awards 2005

REAL Software, Inc. announced the call for entries for the REALbasic Design Awards. The deadline for entry is January 31, 2005. The awards will be presented at REAL World 2005, The REALbasic User Conference, scheduled to take place March 23-25 in Austin, Texas. More information available on the web site.

Product:

REALbasic Design Awards 2005

Price:

n/a

Website:

http://www.realsoftware.com/awards

Major upgrade to IntelliMerge

Intelli Innovations has released a major upgrade to the company's business-class e-mail merge software for the Mac, Intellimerge. Combining a recipient manager, e-mail composition program, and mailing system in one application, IntelliMerge makes it easy to send dynamic, customized e-mail messages to customers, memberships, and other groups. Version 4 introduces Address Book integration, detailed mailing reports, embedded image support for HTML messages, custom mailing selection, spam word detection, updated Valentina database engine, and much more.

Product:

IntelliMerge 4.0

Price:

$99

Website:

http://www.intellisw.com/intellimerge/

REAL World 2005 Pricing

REAL Software has announced the pricing for next year's REAL World, the REALBasic User Conference. They are also now accepting applications for speakers and exhibitors. Conference pricing has been set at: $399.95 (Super early-bird pricing valid through October 31, 2004); $449.95 (Early-bird pricing valid through January 31, 2005); and $599.95 (Regular pricing valid from February 1 to March 23, 2005). For more information visit the web site.

Product:

REAL World 2005 Pricing

Price:

See Description.

Website:

http://www.realsoftware.com/realworld

Disk Burning App Updated

Radical Breeze has released DiscBlaze 4.2, a free update to their CD/DVD burning software for Mac OS X. Version 4.2 brings the ability to preview audio tracks, enable or disable the burning of a given file by simply checking or un-checking it, and other enhancements.

Product:

DiscBlaze 4.2

Price:

$25

Website:

http://www.radicalbreeze.com/blaze/

Database reporting tool for Windows

MetaReport is a new report building tool that can use multiple data sources of various formats (Access, dBase, Paradox, MS SQL, Oracle, InterBase and others) to create reports. Since most companies use different databases (Access for office, SQL for web, and Oracle for inventory tracking, for example), the usefulness of this software is apparent to any person who works in the database management field. It supports several popular report formats -- from simple TXT or CSV to WMF, XLS, HTML, RTF, and PDF. It means that reports built with MetaReport can be processed later in Excel or other applications, placed on the web, e-mailed, or made part of a presentation.

Product:

MetaReport 2.0

Price:

$99.95

Website:

http://www.metareport.com

Stock Guide for Mac and Windows

Stock Investment Guide (SIG) is the only cross-platform solution for stock investment clubs. SIG fills the void created by the lack of stock club analysis software for the Mac. Until now, the only way to use such an application was to run Windows-only software in Virtual PC. Simply put, the Stock Investment Guide software is the most cost effective solution for stock clubs. This version adds an improved menu system, adds additional fields to the system, and fixes some minor bugs.

Product:

Stock Investment Guide 1.5.5

Price:

$39.95

Website:

http://churr.com

Amazon Web Services Library for REALbasic

WSL-Amazon is the first of many planned components in the Web Services Library, such as the forthcoming WSL-Google and WSL-eBay. WSL-Amazon 1.0 wraps the Amazon Web Services API into an easy to use class library of 72 powerful methods and 66 properties with support for their US, UK, German, and Japanese Amazon stores. WSL-Amazon includes extensive search and information retrieval capabilities, plus the ability to create, update, and checkout remote Amazon shopping carts -- all from within REALbasic!

Product:

WSL-Amazon 1.0

Price:

$49

Website:

http://www.ebutterfly.com

Store Encrypted Data on your iPod

Pod Secret is a MacOS X and Windows application designed to store encrypted data on an iPod or thumb drive. Pod Secret is made with REALbasic from REAL Software, Inc. When you are on the go, your private data shouldn't be on a computer that can be stolen. Keep it safe by copying the "Pod Secret" and "Pod Secret Data" files to removable media such as an iPod or thumb drive. When you need to access your sensitive data, just plug the device into a computer, and your information is at your fingertips.

Product:

Pod Secret 1.0

Price:

$29.95

Website:

http://www.pariahware.com/podsecret.shtml

Database Manager for SQLite databases

SQLiteManager is a database manager for SQLite databases. With SQLiteManager you can create and browse tables, indexes, and views; insert, remove, and edit table records; and execute arbitrary SQL statements. You can also save commonly used SQL scripts directly in any database. A flexible and powerful report generation system allows you to export data in almost any text format you can imagine, including HTML, CSV, and XML. New in this version is the ability to add and drop columns from existing tables, updated documentation, and the usual bug fixes.

Product:

SQLiteManager 1.2

Price:

$39

Website:

http://sqlabs.net/index.shtml?sqlitemanager

Barcode Management App Upgraded

Intelli Innovations has introduced Collection 1.5, a major upgrade to its automatic media management solution for Mac OS X and Windows. Bundled with a corded or Bluetooth wireless IntelliScanner barcode reader, Collection automatically downloads detailed product information and artwork into a powerful, easy-to-use program for organizing and sharing information on books, DVDs, CDs, and video games. This update brings Mac OS X address book integration, iPod synching, autofill for linear barcodes, ScanAnywhere technology, and much more.

Product:

Collection 1.5

Price:

See Site

Website:

http://www.intellisw.com/collection/

URL Management Solution

iURL is a universal URL management system for internet power users and multimedia designers. iURL is designed to be the one central place that stores any kind of URL, whether it be a local file:// URL or internet based http://, https://, ftp://, aim:// or virtually any other URL type. The most current version includes a graphics preview and a new Quicktime preview feature that reads files from local volumes or streams media through the internet. Preview now shows GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, MOV, AIFF, MP3 and more formats.

Product:

iURL

Price:

$19.95

Website:

http://www.turingart.com/iurl_lan__EN.htm

Monkeybread Mini Apps

Full Screen Movie Player -- play your movies in full screen mode without the need for Quicktime Pro. Version 2.2 brings checks on subfolders, folders are now searched recursively, and a few minor bugs have been fixed. Desktop Movie Player -- play movies on your desktop behind your finder icons! Version 2.2 adds better Exposé handling, recursive folder searching, checks on subfolders, and minor bug fixes. IP in menubar -- display your current IP address in the menubar like menu extras. The latest updates add a menu to change the display options, router support in config file, and a menu item to update the IP.

Product:

Monkeybread Mini Apps

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/Freeware/

Drop App for Media Conversion

Convert Drop gives you powerful and complete digital media conversion tools all in one simple, small, and fast application. Get images, sounds, music, and movies ready for the web, multimedia distribution, and for modern mobile 3GP and 2GP2 phones and devices. Dozens of popular image, sound, and movie formats are supported. Convert Drop is available for Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, and Windows.

Product:

Convert Drop 1.0

Price:

$9.95

Website:

http://www.kwerkx.com/rd/products/FEDrop.html

Background Mood Enhancing Program

SonicMood bathes you in gentle tones played by selected instruments to calm and relax you while you work on your computer. Like "Mood Chimes", notes which sound as if produced by chimes blown by the wind, the patterns never repeat, are gentle and harmonious, and very soothing. There are 21 different sets of "chimes" using different instruments, including bells, crystals, kalimbas, glockenspiels, violins, and many others. You can add your own Moods or edit the 21 existing Moods. You won't find anything like this on a CD.

Product:

SonicMood 2.0.4

Price:

$10

Website:

http://homepage.mac.com/johnrhall/SonicMoodPage.htm

Time Management Solution

TaskTime provides a straightforward method of tracking time spent on jobs you do for your clients. Easily track expenses and project by project status. TaskTime can generate personalized invoices which can be emailed, printed, and saved to disk. This version adds a project manager, color coding of session logs, projects are sorted by status in the project manager, and other minor enhancements.

Product:

TaskTime 2.5

Price:

£5.92

Website:

http://www.ttpsoftware.com/Products/tasktime.html

Role Playing Map Maker

RPGMapMaker is a tool for drawing maps with polygonal grids. These maps are generally used in Role Playing games, and can be designed for any other purpose. This version adds terrain tile resizing, create maps based on a model, and includes RPGMapMakerModeler -- an application which allows you to create models, image importing, pick RGB colors directly, and enter zoom factors directly.

Product:

RPGMapMaker 4

Price:

$37

Website:

http://perso.club-internet.fr/fmteau/rpgmapmaker/rpgmapmaker.htm

MacAddict Shareware "Pick of the Month"

DVD Database X is a full-featured database program designed to help you keep track of any size DVD collection. DVD Database X has the following features: Easy-to-use, Intuitive Interface, Movie Lookup from the Internet Movie Database Website (IMDB.com), DVD Label and Jacket Printing, and Automatic Playing of movie trailers and unecrypted VIDEO_TS Folders from your hard drive.

Product:

DVD Database X

Price:

$20

Website:

http://www.valencio.com

Apple Event Interaction Solution

AE Monitor allows Mac OS X developers to capture, analyze, and recreate Apple Events. Users can examine the internal workings of each event and create source code to replicate the event from their applications. Many development environments are supported, including REALbasic, Perl, Tcl, and any environment that can use the AEBuild() command with an AEGizmo string. Additionally, AE Monitor can create native REALbasic code to send Apple Events. This version adds numorous features and enhancements.

Product:

AE Monitor 1.7

Price:

$40

Website:

http://software.oxalyn.com/AEMonitor/

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