updated 03:35 pm EDT, Mon August 20, 2007
Glasgow grand opening
In brief: Apple's Buchanan Street store in Glasgow, Scotland is scheduled to open this Saturday at 9:00 a.m. local time, the developers of the Cinematte Photoshop plug-in are putting the software as well as the source code up for sale, Bombia Design has released two new office add-ons, and Soft Solutions has released its FaxPack 7 for REALbasic. Apple's first Scotland-based retail store in Glasgow is scheduled to hold its grand opening on Saturday, August 25th beginning at 9:00 a.m. local time. Attendees can expect all of the traditional Apple Store opening events, including a free Apple T-shirt for the first 1,500 people through the doors. The company is also giving away a Digital Lifestyle Collection with a black MacBook and a silver iPod nano to one lucky winner.
Cinematte for sale
Nova Design -- the company responsible for development of the Cinematte Photoshop plug-in -- is putting the plug-in and its source code up for sale. Cinematte allows users to easily make complex photo-realistic composites of subjects that are photographed against a blue or green screen background. The plug-in uses the same techniques utilized worldwide in motion picture technology, and allows users to keep soft edges as well as add effects to composites.
The buyer of Cinematte will receive three source code packages covering Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows along with ongoing answers to questions. The original plug-in developer is also available on a consulting basis, according to Nova Design.
Office add-ons, FaxPack 7 for REALbasic
Bombia Design today released two new Office icon kits titled "Office Addon 1" and "Office Addon 2" which cover important concepts like currency and announcements; both kits include 20 icons and are available via a digital download for $50 each.... Soft Solutions has released FaxPack 7 for REALbasic, a new and free faxing/email plug-in that works with leading network fax software 4-Sight FAX.