updated 11:05 am EST, Thu December 15, 2005
- ($24) updates the wireless phone/PDA-based remote control, improving Mac support for the EyeTV, DVD Player, and QuickTime Player applications. The update also adds support for Windows Mobile 5 devices, older Nokia S60 phones, the new Sony Ericsson W900i, and Cingular-branded Sony Ericsson Z520a and W600i phones. Salling Clicker offers the ability to wirelessly control popular applications like iTunes, PowerPoint, and others from a mobile phone or PDA. [Download - 4.8MB]
- MainMenu 1.5 (free) is an easy-to-use menubar item that can run a large set of Mac OS X maintenance, cleaning, and optimization tasks. Version 1.5 offers confirmed compatibility with Mac OS X 10.4.3, updated Japanese localization, and numerous bug fixes. Additional improvements include inverted "Run Maintenance Scripts," "Disk Utility" menus, "Quit Finder" and "Relaunch Finder" menu items, as well as "Repair disk" and "Eject disk" menu items. [Download - 230KB]
- ReadDVD! 2.0.1 ($40) is a utility to read most UDF-formatted disks, expanding the use of DVD and UDF (universal disk format) media beyond the capabilities of Mac OS X. The update adds support for copying, reading, and deleting video recording files (VOR). Features include NT streaming, support for CD-R and CD-RW drives and media, and more.
- Ambulant Player 1.6 (unknown) is an open-source media player with support for SMIL 2.1. The current Ambulant release provides namespace-based support for the SMIL Language, Extended Mobile, Mobile, and Basic profiles as well as full backward compatibility with SMIL 2.0. Ambulant provides a platform for developers to build higher-level systems solutions for authoring and content integration, or within which they can add new or extended support for networking and media transport components. [Download - 6.8MB]
- Awaken 2.2 ($9) adds a "Launch Awaken at alarm time" preference to the digital alarm clock, as well as a default playlist preference. Version 2.2 enhances the version checker, which now displays update information. The update also automatically removes specific date alarms, and incorporates two bug fixes. [Download - 782KB]
- SteamTRAIN 1.4 ($20) is a 2D side-scrolling steam locomotive and train simulator, offering a Phantom Express option. Players must avoid ugly collisions, and can combine Express with Dispatcher options for a wide variety of railroading challenges. Trains travel between stops, up and down grades, negotiate curves, switch tracks, and couple/uncouple cars. [Download - 2.6MB]