updated 01:30 pm EDT, Mon August 29, 2005
OD4Contact 2.6 released
Objective Decision today released , its popular PIM and contact relation management software for Mac OS X. Featuring a dozen new or enhanced features, version 2.6 brings a redesigned dialing system that provides compatibility with Ovolab Phlink and Skype. Other new features include a dialing panel for greater integration with the "communication center" module and a new RTF, HTML, and mass-mailing templates module. Customization of emailing templates with predefined keys is now possible, and the communication center now displays the sum of selected communications durations. OD4Contact requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, and is available for $55. Updating is free for 2.x users.
OD4Contact is based on technologies such as Rendezvous/Bonjour-based sharing; Bluetooth phone management; Apple mail; linked tasks with reminders; an integrated map search tool; multi-country yellow page listings; unlimited contacts groups and sub-groups; categories for quicker sorting; a dedicated print management plug-in dubbed PrintDeposit; manual or automatic iPod synchronization; and a real-time sync with Mac OS X's address book.