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Apps: Lilt, iUnit, Amazed, imeem

updated 12:30 pm EDT, Fri October 20, 2006

Lilt, iUnit, Amazed, imeem

  • Lilt 1.0pr6 ($5) utilizes the ambient light and sudden motion sensors of Apple's new notebook computers to launch applications, files, or scripts. Users can wave their hands over the light sensors located under the speaker grills to play the next iTunes track, or tilt the computer back to hear the time spoken aloud. The update adds an option to flip the left and right sensors for machines where those readings were incorrectly swapped, and adds more script action examples. [Download - 960KB]

  • Application Wizard 2.0 ($18) allows users to open, quit, show, and hide single applications or groups of applications. The software also supports opening applications automatically on startup, forcing applications to open using Apple's Rosetta technology or Classic environment, and can quit background-only applications. Version 2.0 adds icons to open menu items, and revises the Menus pane. [Download - 2.6MB]

  • iUnit 3.4.0 ($20) updates the measurement unit conversion program, adding native support for Intel-based Macs as a Universal Binary. iUnit converts between 1580 different units of measurements in 51 categories, including distance, mass, volume, velocity, density, currency, and other types of measurements. The software is designed for students, engineers, and scientists containing 80 commonly used constants. [Download - 1.3MB]

  • Amazed 1.3 ($5) is a new Universal Binary version of Amazed with a special Halloween theme. The update includes cobwebs, as well as "dark and scary" dungeons. Amazed 1.3 also features a variety of costumed characters ranging from the grim reaper to a caveman. Amazed is a maze game for Mac OS X featuring six different level themes and 96 different characters. [Download - 2.9MB]

  • StoryGrinder 1.0RC1 (free) is a tool designed for Web writers who find themselves needing to refer to reference material while writing. StoryGrinder includes an editor with support for HTML, BBCode as well as custom tags, Perl based scripting, and story preview capability. The update uses administrator mode rather than root mode, removes time restrictions making the application freeware, and offers fixes to the Spotlight importer. [Download - 1.5MB]

  • imeem for Mac 1.35 (free) is a new online service available as a desktop application designed to combine the best features of social networking, media sharing, and instant messaging. The software supports instant messenging services, and providing automatic notifications when new content is added to a network. The latest version improves stability and resource usage, fxing numerous bugs and allowing users to edit as well as delete "meems." [Download - 10.1MB]

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