updated 11:15 am EDT, Thu October 13, 2005
PCalc 3, Widget released
TLA Systems today released , a major update to its scientific calculator application. PCalc 3 supports hexadecimal, octal and binary calculations, as well as an RPN mode, programmable functions, and an extensive set of unit conversions. PCalc 3, completely rewritten, includes a companion PCalc Dashboard Widget (shown at right), a more accurate math engine, a new unit conversion mechanism including many new supported units, editable keyboard shortcuts for all actions, new calculator styles including "Metal" and a smaller "Basic" look, support for adding third-party calculator styles/functions/unit conversions, an enhanced RPN mode, multiple undo/redo support, a built-in update mechanism, and universal binary support for both Intel and PowerPC processors. The upgrade is free for existing registered users of version 2; PCalc 3 is available for $20 and requires Mac OS X 10.4.2 or later.