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Morse Mania 2.1.0 released
Black Cat Systems has released Morse Mania version 2.1.0, the latest release of the developer's morse code tutoring application. This version fixes several bugs in the practice exercises, and adds online help built into the program. [Classic, Carbon]
GEDitCOM 3.0 now Carbonized
GEDitCOM 3.0 is the latest release of John Nairn's genealogy software. The new release sports Carbonization (while retaining OS 9 compatibility) and several other minor enhancements. The software is used for viewing and editing GEDCOM files. GEDCOM is a genealogy data base standard that stands for Genealogical Data Communication files.
Macworld magazine\'s \"Best of Show\" awards
Macworld magazine has published their "Best of Show" awards, which reward developers that show commitment to the platform and have taken advantage of Apple's newest technologies to create stellar new products. To qualify for a Best of Show award, products must be introduced at Macworld Expo or sufficiently close to the show to generate excitement on the floor; additionally, the product must be demoed at the Expo.
Additional PowerMac and OS X information
eWeek has published the results of their discussion with Tom Boger, director of Apple Desktop Product Marketing, and Sheila Annia, director of Mac OS X Product Marketing. The article offers additional information on the new "QuickSilver" PowerMacs and OS X 10.1.
VRWorx 2.1 gets Carbonization, more
VR Toolbox Inc have released VRWorx 2.1, an upgrade to its authoring suite for QuickTime VR. The update brings Carbonization to the program, meaning it will run in Mac OS X, as well as the ability to use video effects (such as wipes, dissolves and fades) when linking VR "nodes" together. Apple recently started including VRWorx in their educational software packages rather than their own VR Studio. VR Toolbox plans to announce further updates -- and possibly additional products -- at MacWorld San Francisco in January.
QuickSilver systems Ship
John Kramlich reports that despite the Apple Store's claim that the new QuickSilver G4 systems would not ship for 4-6 weeks, he received a message stating that his single processor 867 Mhz machine with combo drive has shipped. Another reader reports receiving a new base model (733 Mhz) QuickSilver on Friday. [updated]
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