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Fontosaurus has released two freely-downloadable ($2 \"donationware\") fonts: Enibrut and Uhope Deluxe.
MaxBulk Mailer 1.7 is a new version of the $10 shareware mail-merge and bulk mailer software. The new version adds POP authentication support, a new connection log handler, and other improvements.
Black Cat Systems has posted MultiMode 3.9.1, a minor update to the $89 software that allows the transmission and reception of morse code, slow scan TV, and other modes.
ReKey 1.0b1 for OS X is a tool to help users modify keyboard shortcuts in any Cocoa application, allowing \"users to change keyboard shortcuts in any Cocoa program, without actually modifying the application file itself.\"
Black Cat Systems has released Morse Mania v2.0, its shareware morse code tutor for OS X that \"helps you learn morse code at speeds ranging from 5 to 30 words per minute.\" [Classic, Carbon]
Pixits has released MoreCalculator 1.0pr2, a preview release of its \"scientific calculator that allows you to enter your formulas and calculations in a natural way. Exactly like you are used to do on a piece of paper. It also supports unlimited number of variables. It has two drawers to store functions and variables for easy and fast access.\"
Master the Facts Multiplication for OS X v1.2.1 is $10 shareware educational program for math teachers that has \"no-nonsense approach to aiding students in learning their multiplication facts.\"
HEURIS this week will introduce its new MPEG Power Professional—HD, its software solution for encoding \"QuickTime files directly to ATSC HDTV resolution 19.2Mbps MPEG.\" It can also encode directly from AVI and OMF formats, offering HDTV encoding at 720p (and other popular formats) as well as transport multiplexing for HDTV applications. It is expected to ship early in Q4 of 2001.
James Rantanen writes about a workaround for address errors experienced by some when starting Classic: \"The address error when starting Classic which appears when starting Classic can (as is already known) be fixed by removing Shared Library PPC, but through investigation I found that removing the font Zapf Dingbats also repairs the error. I f this doesn\'t work, try removing all of you Classic fonts and adding them back in a few at a time.\"
Marc Liyanage has posted details on installing and pre-compiled binaries for PHP4, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and TCP Flow Recorder for OS X 10.0.
Samba X 2.0 now includes Samba 2.2 application in the OS X package for sharing OS X files on a Windows network (using the CIFS/SMB format).
Ti-MP3 1.2, described as a \"major\" update, replaces the QuickTime playback engine with a new MP3 playback engine and includes minor bug fixes and other tweaks to the shareware MP3 player.
StimpSoft\'s Son of Weather Grok 3.2 fixes some minor issues, such as the arrow buttons on the preferences window, in the freeware Carbon application that displays weather conditions for cities from around the world using NOAA\'s data center information.
On-Core\'s updated dock add-on, Volume Dockling 1.2, adds new skin support, popup-like functionality, and mouse wheel support.
Fetch Softworks has released Fetch 4.0b8, a new maintenance release of the popular ftp utility for both OS X and Classic as well as older 68K machines. The beta version is available for [Carbon/Classic, 68K]
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Apple Music in Taiwan, now up to 113 countries
Apple Music has now added its 113th country, Taiwan, to its expanding list of areas where it offers its paid subscription service. The price in the country will start at NT$150 (about $4.50 US) for an individual subscription, and that now includes (as it does in the rest of the world) the formerly free-but-ad-supported iTunes Radio feature, which as in other countries will be customized somewhat to offer channels of locally-popular music styles. Following on the heels of the addition of the service to Turkey, Apple Music is now available in 16 countries and regions -- including China, India, Russia, and Japan -- where Spotify has not yet arrived. http://apple.co/1Q3yI2e
Invisible wall mount for iPad Pro, mini
Computing hardware mounting company Wall-Smart has announced the availability the new "invisible" wall mount, with models for the iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 4 -- all with no bezel. The invisible mount includes ÂPower Over Ethernet to USB, which allows charging while in-wall, and is available for both drywall and solid surfaces such as solid wood panels or partition walls. Prices vary widely by iPad model, and required mounting hardware. http://bit.ly/1SE5jCO
Kingston buys IronKey secure USB tech
Kingston Digital today announced it has acquired the USB technology and assets of IronKey from Imation. In addition to Kingston's acquisition, encryption services leader DataLocker has purchased the IronKey Enterprise Management Services platform which provides centralized management to encrypted USB drives. Kingston and DataLocker claim that there will be no interruption in service provided, or available products as a result of the consolidations. http://bit.ly/1QQk9SZ
View-Master VR device in Apple Store
Apple has started to sell a Google Cardboard-style VR headset modeled on a classic Mattel toy. Initially launched early last year, the View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack for $30 is designed to use an iPhone as a display, with a Preview Reel and lever system mimicking the toy's switching between images to take users between different VR apps and scenes. http://bit.ly/1RhJW8y
Apple brings iTunes Movie Trailers app to Canada
After five years, Apple has expanded its iTunes Movie Trailers app for iOS to Canada. As of Saturday, the free app allows movie buffs to see HD movie trailers for new studio and independent features, and explore some other movie-related extras such as photos, behind-the-scenes footage, or clips from upcoming films. Users can save trailers for quick access, read reviews from RottenTomatoes.com within the app, use AirPlay to send them to an Apple TV, share trailers, and peruse the top movie charts. http://apple.co/1UUKtwr
Apple expands CloudKit API, provides web interface
On Friday, Apple notified developers that it was expanding a feature of CloudKit to allow for server-to-server web service requests. "In addition to providing a web interface for users to access the same data as your app, you can now easily read and write to the CloudKit public database from a server-side process or script with a server-to-server key," Apple said in its announcement. Previously, interaction with the CloudKit public database was limited to apps and web only. http://apple.co/20h1RwP
Remote S for Tesla Apple Watch app drives car out
Developer Allen Wong has created the Remote S for Tesla app, which can be used to remotely activate the Model S electric car via an Apple Watch, and drive it a short distance. Aside from providing data about the car and some basic function controls, the unofficial app uses the manufacturer's Summon command to allow the car to turn on, exit the garage, and park near to the user's location. The app is available to purchase from the App Store for $10. http://apple.co/1PprF4t