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OS X Roundup: EMacs, Quitling, NetInfo

07/25, 9:20pm

OS X Roundup: EMacs, Quitling, NetInfo

osx.macnn.com notes a Carbonized release of the EMacs text editor, a dock utility called Quitling, and a new Apple guide on understanding and using NetInfo.

EMacs for OS X released

07/25, 9:15pm

EMacs for OS X released

A Carbonized version of EMacs, the popular UNIX text editor, has been posted. David Caldwell, the tool's author, says "This is a native Mac port, not an X Windows version." The new release works with the Mac OS X 10.0.x, while previous releases worked only on the OS X public beta.

Trademarkshadow.com offers services to Apple

07/25, 7:55pm

Trademarkshadow.com offers services to Apple

Apple could have benefited in its trademark complaint against The Church of Satan from the services of Trademarkshadow.com, according to its creators. The service scours the Internet 24 hours per day for instances of clients' trademarks and brand names, which are then passed through conceptual analysis engines to determine whether the use of the name could be harmful.

Roxio reports $7.2 million profit

07/25, 7:45pm

Roxio reports $7.2 million profit

Roxio has reported record earnings of $7.2 million, or $.43 per share on revenue of $37 million for its first quarter ended June 30, 2001. Roxio President and CEO Chris Gorog attributed part of the company's financial success for the quarter to sales of Toast 5 Titanium for the Mac, its popular CD burning software. Roxio plans to launch a major television and print advertising campaign later this quarter to help drive sales and connect the Roxio brand with CD burning and digital media.

The Sims for OS X expected tomorrow

07/25, 7:25pm

The Sims for OS X expected tomorrow

Mac game publisher Aspyr Media is planning to release a number of game updates and demo this week:

    The Sims Carbon, a Mac OS X-compatible version of The Sims. (Thursday) The Sims 1.1.4 Update, an update for the U.S. retail version of The Sims. (Thursday) Livin' Large 1.2.1 Update, an update for the U.S. retail version of expansion pack The Sims: Livin' Large. (Thursday) Escape from Monkey Island Demo, a demonstration version of the 3D adventure game. (Friday)

Microsoft releases Windows Media Player 7.01

07/25, 7:15pm

Microsoft releases Windows Media Player 7.01

Microsoft has released Windows Media Player 7.01, a maintenance update to its media player for the Mac.

Quitling 1.0: Quit/force quit apps from Dock

07/25, 7:05pm

Quitling 1.0: Quit/force quit apps from Dock

Catchy Software has released Quitling 1.0, a new $10 dockling for Mac OS X that lets users quit or force quit any application or process from the Dock. Features include an AutoKill list for not allowing certain applications to launch, and an AutoStart list that will restart specified applications if they are quit or crashed.

Revised user manual for BridgeIt FW-to-SCSI

07/25, 7:00pm

Revised user manual for BridgeIt FW-to-SCSI

Fastware.net has posted a revised user manual for its BridgeIt FireWire to SCSI converter, which supports SCSI HDD, MO, tape, printers, scanners, removables, and CD-R/RW in a full chain of up to 7 SCSI devices, all connected to a FireWire port.

Ascending announces CalendarMonster 1.2

07/25, 6:55pm

Ascending announces CalendarMonster 1.2

Ascending Technologies has announced CalendarMonster 1.2, a new version of its $50 Filemaker Pro calendar module that adds support for Mac OS X and Windows. Scheduled for release later this summer, CalendarMonster 1.2 features support for FileMaker Pro versions 4 through 5.5, support for European calendar formatting, enhanced search capabilities, improved navigation capabilities, expanded developer support through Renfield 2.0, and a new administrator utility.

Apple showcase at UK skateboarding event

07/25, 6:50pm

Apple showcase at UK skateboarding event

Apple will reportedly be showcasing iTunes, iMovie, and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 for the Mac at next month's World Cup Skateboarding Event at London's Docklands, according to Macworld UK. Aspyr Media's Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is available now for both Classic and Mac OS X.

Apple Retail Store in Minneapolis done

07/25, 6:45pm

Apple Retail Store in Minneapolis done

MacNN reader Alex Cutler reports that construction is essentially completed on the Apple retail store at the Mall of America of Minneapolis, MN. "Along the walls they have shelves where they will be placing the computers. The store has that black outline on the front that the others did, and it was a former Gap location," said Cutler.

New Knowledge Adventure kids games this Fall

07/25, 6:40pm

New Knowledge Adventure kids games this Fall

In addition to expanding its children's product lineup to consoles, Knowledge Adventure has announced new children's hybrid (Mac/PC) CD-ROM games that it will release this Fall. Spy Masters, a new adventure series in the JumpStart Learning System, will debut this fall with two games for kids ages 7 to 11: Unmask the Prankster! and Max Strikes Back!, which "challenge players to create their own secret identity and use state-of-the-art spy gadgets to solve mind-bending missions in a quest to save the world." In addition, the company will be releasing Power Wheels Off-Road Adventure and Rescue Heroes Meteor Madness for the Mac and PC this fall.

AOL closes in on interoperable IM client

07/25, 6:30pm

AOL closes in on interoperable IM client

America Online is close to releasing an interoperable version of its instant messenging (IM) client that would allow users of both AOL Instant Messenger and ICQ to communicate, according to a recent status report filed by AOL with the FCC. In the report, AOL said it had begun internal testing of server-to-server operability and that it's on track to begin testing with other services by the end of the summer.

Review: MacLink Plus 13

07/25, 6:30pm

Review: MacLink Plus 13

We've published a review of MacLink Plus 13, DataViz's file translation utility which has gained compatibility with Mac OS X, but retains support for OS 9.

OS X Review: MacLink Plus 13

07/25, 6:30pm

OS X Review: MacLink Plus 13

We've published a review of MacLink Plus 13, DataViz's file translation utility which has gained compatibility with Mac OS X, but retains support for OS 9.

Evihcra.com opens Unreal Tournament archive

07/25, 6:25pm

Evihcra.com opens Unreal Tournament archive

Evihcra.com has opened its archive of mods for Unreal Tournament, the popular first-person shooter for the Mac and PC. The archive includes a variety of different mods, including Marathon: Resurrection and Tactical Ops, as well as additional features such as forums, private messenging with other members, and full text string searching for quickly and easily finding mods.

e.p.i.c. ships The Feeble Files for Mac

07/25, 6:20pm

e.p.i.c. ships The Feeble Files for Mac

e.p.i.c. interactive is now shipping The Feeble Files for the Mac, a $20 "epic" cartoon adventure game that puts players in the role of an alien called Feeble who works for the crop circle division of a dictatorial goverment, but who somehow gets involved in a rebellion to overthrow the system. Features include 80 locations, 6,000 lines of dialogue, dozens of citizens to meet and laugh at, professionally rendered characters, and many different cutscenes played in between gameplay.

MacPlay launches Web site, BG2 pre-orders

07/25, 6:10pm

MacPlay launches Web site, BG2 pre-orders

MacPlay has re-launched its official web site, replacing a press release that has comprised the site since the announcement of the MacPlay brand purchase in October 2000. The new site includes details on a $50 pre-order special for Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn for the Mac, which is expected to ship for Classic and Mac OS X in August. As part of the special, users will receive the game with free shipping and a free Baldur's Gate II for Macintosh Collector's Edition Bonus Disc containing promotional art, character portraits, MP3 audio files, concept art, and more.

Apple\'s stock loses ground

07/25, 5:15pm

Apple\'s stock loses ground

Apple's stock continues to fall further from the $20 mark. Shares lost $.62 during normal trading today, closing at 18.47. That represents a loss of 3.25 percent. Volume continues to be relatively high, with 7,917,500 shares changing hands.

Afternoon Tech: Microsoft, AOL, UNIX

07/25, 4:00pm

Afternoon Tech: Microsoft, AOL, UNIX

Afternoon Tech News: Lawmakers are reportedly attempting to delay the initial release of Windows XP, Microsoft's next-gen operating system; AOL Time Warner may be considering the purchase of Amazon.com; A flaw in SSH, a component of many Unix-based systems, may allow hackers to manipulate files and wreak other havoc.

FileGuard 4.0 released, no OS X yet

07/25, 3:45pm

FileGuard 4.0 released, no OS X yet

Intego has released FileGuard 4.0, a $60 desktop security tool that provides password protection for volumes, documents, folders and applications. Intego has yet to confirm a release date for FileGuard 4.0 for Mac OS X.

Apple posts NetInfo document

07/25, 3:05pm

Apple posts NetInfo document

Last week, Apple released a document titled, "Understanding and Using NetInfo", which explains how to set up Mac OS X Server and the built-in NetInfo directory system to increase the power of your Mac OS X network." [pdf]

5th Edition of PCI book published

07/25, 2:35pm

5th Edition of PCI book published

Annabooks has published the fifth edition of PCI Hardware and Software, a technical guide to the PCI expansion standard (used in Apple's line of Power Mac G4s). The $90 book contains an overview of Plug and Play architecture and the operation of PCI for both 32 and 64 data bit designs.

Audible Advisor for Handspring released

07/25, 2:30pm

Audible Advisor for Handspring released

Audible Avisor is a new module for Handspring PDAs that plays Audible.com's collection of downloadable audio editions of books, newspapers, magazines, radio shows and original programs. The add-on packs 16 MB of storage capacity, and is priced at $129.95, but can be purchased for $49.95 with a subscription to Audible.com's monthly service plan.

Macworld NY 2001: Record Attendance

07/25, 2:15pm

Macworld NY 2001: Record Attendance

Last week's Macworld Expo in New York attracted more than 64,000 attendees, the highest ever for the East Coast show. In addition, more than 44,000 people tuned in for Steve Jobs' keynote via Apple's live QuickTime stream. We've posted a recap of our expo coverage.

MacUser UK: developers unhappy with Apple

07/25, 2:15pm

MacUser UK: developers unhappy with Apple

MacUser UK also claims that Apple's developer relations are at an all-time low, quoting a developer as saying that OS X "code isn't stable enough yet for us to rewrite our software, but that hasn't stopped Apple from trying to railroad us into developing applications that won't work properly. And if we don't do what Apple wants then it could take some kind of revenge," while another developer says that "Apple has been unwilling or unable to supply the 'hooks' third-party software needs so it can be optimised for OS X."

Apple offers to pay for Adobe Expo expenses

07/25, 2:10pm

Apple offers to pay for Adobe Expo expenses

Apple reportedly offered to pay for Expo floor space and expenses for developers, including Macromedia and Adobe. Adobe apparently declined due "to strained relations between the two parties over missing code in Mac OS X, preventing Adobe from developing stable versions of its software. Sources also claimed Adobe was also upset with Apple over its plans to compete with Adobe with its forthcoming new image editing software called iPhoto."

BIAS Peak 2.6.1 posted; OS X version coming

07/25, 11:50am

BIAS Peak 2.6.1 posted; OS X version coming

Berkley Integrated Audio Software has posted Peak 2.6.1, a free update to registered users of BIAS Peak LE 2.5 or 2.6, Peak VST 2.6 or Peak TDM 2.6, its application for editing and processing audio. (Last week the company announced OS X support for both Peak and Deck, previewing an OS X-compatible version of Peak at the Expo. Peak for OS X is due later this year, while a Carbonized version of BIAS Deck, its multitrack audio editing, mixing, and signal processing program, is due "soon after the Peak release."

LaCie \"SuperDrive\" supports DVD Studio Pro

07/25, 11:15am

LaCie \"SuperDrive\" supports DVD Studio Pro

LaCie today announced that its new FireWire DVD/CD-RW Rewritable Drive is supported by DVD Studio Pro 1.1, Apple's $1000 professional DVD production software package. The external drives ($990) ship with an international power supply, as well as three 80-min. CD-R discs and one DVD-R disc. LaCie also offers 4.7GB DVD-R General media at $15.

Willow Design intro new PB, iBook slip cases

07/25, 11:10am

Willow Design intro new PB, iBook slip cases

Willow Design has introduced three new slipcases for iBook and Titanium owners. The $60 Titanium slipcases feature either a a briefcase- or end-opening, while its first iBook slipcase ($60) has a briefcase oriented opening: "Each features a removable foam padded wrap handle around the web handle which is riveted through a high density polyethylene backing plate for extra security. Each slipcase comes with a comfortable, foam padded, contoured shoulder strap."

Pioneer reduces prices on DVD-R, DVD-RW media

07/25, 11:06am

Pioneer reduces prices on DVD-R, DVD-RW media

Pioneer Electronics today announced new, lower prices for its recordable and re-recordable DVD media, offering DVD-R media for $10 and DVD-RW media for $20. It offers 4.7GB DVD-R for general media packaged both in jewel cases and 50-disc spindles and in both Pioneer brand and inkjet printable versions.

MacDesktops: Penelope, Final Fantasy desktops

07/25, 11:05am

MacDesktops: Penelope, Final Fantasy desktops

Over the past week, MacDesktops has posted 14 new picturesm, including Bernie (Movies), Born in the USA (Music), Final Fantasy (Animation), Flowers (Flora), Penelope Cruz (Portraits), and Tomb Raider (Movies) as well as Mac New York (Logos, Apple) and 'Your Life. To go.' (iBooks, 2001).

Xicons: new icons for OS X

07/25, 11:05am

Xicons: new icons for OS X

Over the past two weeks, Xicons has posted 12 new sets of icons for Mac OS X in five categories. Xicons posts new icon sets daily sent in by visitors to the site and currently offers 2875 unique icons in 225 sets.

Passenger 2.0b3: server account creation

07/25, 11:00am

Passenger 2.0b3: server account creation

Passenger 2.0b3 adds Eudora client settings customization and distribution as well as some important changes for Mac OS X Server 10 to the server account creation and password generation tool. [Classic, Carbon]

Troi Ranges Plug-in 1.1 posted

07/25, 8:30am

Troi Ranges Plug-in 1.1 posted

Troi Automatisering has posted an update to Troi Ranges Plug-in 1.1, for FileMaker 5.5 in both Classic and OS X environments. The tool for creating ranges in FileMaker gets Carbonization and compatibility with the latest maintenance releases of FileMaker in the new release. Troi Ranges is priced at $170 per user.

Roundup: Warcraft III, AMD, Napster

07/25, 12:30am

Roundup: Warcraft III, AMD, Napster

Yesterday we reported that Apple will be a founding member in a new consortium to promote AMD's HyperTransport I/O standard, a delay in the ship date of Warcraft III, Total Impact's Centricity G4 cluster system, and Napster's new CEO. Software updates included easybeat 1.3, iPhotoBatch 1.0, and LightWorks 6.0.

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