updated 08:25 pm EST, Mon January 5, 2009
PocketFinder passes 10,000
In brief: MacTech has announced that the next release of its Archive DVD collection is now available and can be ordered online. The DVD is a collection of MacTech history from its beginnings in 1984. Macworld attendees and fans of the popular virtualization software VMware Fusion can attend a meet and greet party hosted by the Fusion team. The party is located only minutes from the Moscone Center and will include free appetizers and bumper stickers. Meanwhile, Location Based Technologies, Inc. has reported over 10,000 PocketFinder application downloads for the Apple iPhone and Google Android Smartphone.
MacTech has announced that it has released a new Archive DVD featuring nearly 3100 articles from the entire history of MacTech, over 280 issues of the magazine and content from over 850 industry experts. Running from 1984 through December 2008, the MacTech archives span the history of Macintosh. This collection of tutorials, introductions to new technologies, and how to articles have been compiled into databases to help readers find the information they are looking for. The DVD costs $50 for the full package or upgrade packages are available for $30.
The VMware Fusion team has announced that they will be hosting a user meetup at the Thirsty Bear located within walking distance of the Moscone Center. The event will run from 5:30 - 8:00 PM on January 5th and is open to all VMware Fusion users, fans and friends. Attendees will be provided with free appetizers and laptop/bumper stickers.
Location Based Technologies, Inc. has announced that its PocketFinder service has been downloaded over 10,000 times since its release as an Apple iPhone and Google Android smartphone application. Mobile PocketFinder allows family or friends to see the location of the device worldwide from any computer or phone with access to pocketfinder.com.