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Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.5.1 updated for Panther

updated 10:05 am EST, Tue December 9, 2003

NUDC 4.5.1: Panther update

Now Software today the release of for Macintosh, featuring support for Mac OS X "Panther". The new NUDC 4.5.1 also includes a number of stability enhancements and features to its personal, family, and group schedule and contact management application: "New features like Contextual menu support and more convenient importing of text files to Contact have been added as well, to ease routine processing and information management." It is $130 with a $10 discount for online purchases. Now says that version 5 is expected to ship in the later part of 2004.

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  1. Reader

    Joined: Dec 1969



    One nice thing about Now is how it integrates a calendar item with the contacts. If I remember correctly, start typing in someone's name and it will auto fill all the contact information into the item.

    Also, it's extremely snappy and the sync is immediate compared to the Apple offerings.

    The only problem is its 1996 appearance. Other OS X developers try and succeed in implementing Aqua style, or at least a smooth layout similar to Address Book.

  1. Reader

    Joined: Dec 1969


    On the Right Track

    Now is moving in the right direction and when it comes to the looks, they are well aware and are working hard on a radicle new version for next year. I have tried a lot of PIMís, and though there may be others out there, for a office that is cross platform, ONLY Now offers a way for us to stay synced together. For M$, you HAVE to have their server - not everyone has that. All I know is that I have an 6 year old G3 file server running the contact and calendar server for all users - Mac & PC - it is a great piece of software!

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