updated 11:30 am EST, Wed March 17, 2004
Inferiis has released , an update to its multipurpose monitoring and notification utility that tracks various data sources by "providing visual representations which can be freely organized on the screen like stickies." It can monitor RSS feeds, pictures, eBay auctions, web pages, software updates, disk usage, IP addresses, etc using a flexible plug-in architecture to support various kinds of data sources. Version 1.5 updates the notification architecture and adds new notification options (emai, open documents, and execute AppleScripts) in addition to other standard options. It also includes a new "Google" observer plugin that surveys results. The $12 utility runs on Mac OS X 10.2 or later.