updated 07:50 pm EDT, Fri October 19, 2007
Intego's apps 10.5-ready
In brief: Starry Night is now an iPhone Web app, Intego's software is Leopard-compatible, DiscLabel has been updated and a new business design package released, MarbleofDoom.com tracks spinning beachballs of death, and Sans Digital has launched a new Web site devoted to Mac storage products ... Starry Night, the popular desktop astronomy application and a continual Top 10 OSX Widget download is now available as an iPhone WebApp. The tool will let you see the sky (planets, constellations) for any location on Earth. You can set your location by ZIP/postal code or by latitude and longitude. You can also see the sky from all directions.
Intego's software now Leopard-compatible
Intego has announced that all of its software is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.5, Leopard, which will be released on October 26. These include NetBarrier X4, VirusBarrier X4, Personal Backup X4, ContentBarrier X4 and Personal Antispam X4. For users who have not updated their software recently, Intego NetUpdate,
provided with all Intego programs, will allow them to do so.
DiscLabel Business Template Pack, Update released
SmileOnMyMac released a Business Template Pack for DiscLabel. This collection of 15 business-related designs for CD and DVD labels and packaging is
available for $15. Also released was DiscLabel 4.4.1, which fixes printing for core labels and adds other improvements related to image handling. The
update is free for registered users of DiscLabel 4. A fully-functional demo version is available.
Iconfactory and ARTIS Launch MarbleofDoom.com
Iconfactor and ARTIS have announced MarbleofDoom.com, a Web site that tracks users' experience with the spinning beachball of death. "Photoshop hung up for almost a minute? Is Xcode showing you the beach ball
love? Spin on over to MarbleofDoom.com and select the appropriate application, and the time spent waiting for it to relinquish control of your system. A running total of all the time wasted is displayed for all the world to see."
Sans Digital Launches Storage4mac.com
Storage4mac.com -- which carries Sans Digital brand products that are fully compatible with Macintosh platforms -- has debuted. It provides Mac users with a wide range of storage selections, from single unit towers to rackmounts, in the most popular connection interfaces. Included are Sans Digital's single unit towers, such as the MobileSTOR series. Additionally it stocks rackmounts, such as the EliteSTOR series.