updated 05:40 pm EST, Mon December 10, 2007
In brief: Mac OS X Leopard has been certified for the UNIX 03 standard, E-mu sounds are now available for Dimension, Intego has begun offering VMWare Fusion bundles, Linotype Platinum Value Packs have debuted, QuickerTek has updated its Mac OSX 10.5.1 wireless product drivers ... The Open Group, a vendor and technology-neutral consortium focused on open standards and global interoperability within and between enterprises, today announced that both Mac OS X Leopard and Mac OS X Server Leopard from Apple Inc. have been awarded a certificate of conformance tthe UNIX 03 standard. UNIX 03 is the certification mark for systems conforming tthe latest UNIX product standard developed by The Open Group Platform Forum for the Single UNIX Specification version 3.
Intego offers VMWare Fusion bundles
Intego has announced three special bundles containing its Dual Protection (DP) suites together with VMware Fusion at a special price. The special VirusBarrier DP / VMware bundle contains: IntegVirusBarrier X4, BitDefender Antivirus 2008, VMware Fusion 1.1. The special ContentBarrier DP / VMware bundle contains: IntegContentBarrier X4, Parental Filter, VMware Fusion 1.1. The special Internet Security Barrier DP / VMware bundle contains: IntegNetBarrier X4, IntegVirusBarrier X, IntegPersonal Antispam X4. BitDefender Internet Security 2008, which includes, BitDefender Antivirus, BitDefender Firewall, BitDefender Antispa, VMware Fusion 1.1. Prices are as follows: IntegVirusBarrier DP + VMware Fusion: $110. IntegContentBarrier DP + VMware Fusion: $100. IntegInternet Security Barrier Antispam Edition DP + VMware Fusion: $130.
E-mu sounds now available for Dimension
Edirol has announced that E-mu sound collections from six E-mu sound modules are now available for Dimension Pro or Dimension LE. There is a combined total over 3,500 immediately useable, ready-to-go programs. The six packs start with Mo' Phatt which has the sounds from the original hip-hop hardware module used on countless rap and R&B creations. Proteus 2000 has a vast array of sounds ideally suited to composers who need to make music for a wide variety of projects.
Linotype Platinum Value Packs debut
Linotype's Platinum font families are now reorganized installer, more affordable Value Packs. Previously, the typeface families Linotype Univers, Frutiger Next, Linotype Syntax, Sabon Next, Compatil, Optima nova, Avenir Next, and Palatinnova were sold exclusively as complete families on CD. Now, the Platinum Value Packs are available for immediate download from the Linotype website, allowing you torder only the weights and styles needs.
QuickerTek Updates Mac OSX 10.5.1 Wireless Product Drivers
QuickerTek has updated its drivers for Apple Mac OS X 10.5.1 compatibility and speed. These free updates are designed for the company's line of Mac wireless enhancements from QuickerTek: nNano, nQuicky and nDualy. These wireless upgrades are compatible with any Mac desktop or laptop with a USB port and provide high speed 802.11b/g/n performance. Compatibility includes all Apple AirPort models - but users get the highest possible wireless range and speeds when connecting tan Apple AirPort N Base Station. The new drivers are available from the QuickerTek Web site.