updated 08:35 am EST, Tue January 7, 2003
- Jiiva's is a new disk sanitization product for the Mac that can "save you from potential identity and intellectual property theft." The $30 disk utility will completely and permanently erase all data from a specified internal or external hard drive or partition. A 25% early-order discount is available.
- proFusion has released a public beta of QuickClick, a menu extra that allows you to launch applications, documents, aliases, and more from a system-wide menu. Users can customize the menu by including submenus, dividers, headers, and relative folders. The public beta expires on February 7th. [790KB]
- Webbingtec's HtmlMap Maker 2.0 is a shareware ($15) web authoring utility that allows you to create image maps without writing code. It adds a zoom tool, export options for the map info, a layout helper, better "MouseOver" support, and other bug fixes. [320KB]
- Niemeijer Consult today announced SwitchXS, a breakthrough application allowing single-switch access to Mac OS X. SwitchXS, now in beta, is "the first Mac OS X compatible solution announced for motor-impaired users who cannot use a mouse or keyboard but can only press a single switch." The company is recruiting beta testers.
- Runtime Revolution (Expo booth 3261) today announced a special preview of Revolution 2.0, its multi-platform development tool. The new release improves and a Jaguar-friendly user interface, spreadsheet fields, XML, Unicode, MIDI, and more. It is offering free upgrades for all new purchases of v1.1.1. Pricing starts at $100 for students and $300 for others. A free download is available.