updated 01:40 pm EDT, Thu September 25, 2003
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- PreceptorTools, now in beta and due later this year, can develop training modules, instructional aids, and presentations for every major platform in minutes--without any programming: "The prebuilt navigation aids, quizzes, and exams let teachers focus on delivering educational solutions, without worrying about how to code them." [1.8MB]
- VVI has updated its graphing software system, Vvidget 8.6.1. It adds polar, log-r polar and point fill plots to the existing plot types: "With the wizards, you can enter a list of numbers and click a button to get the graph you want. We've also improved PDF pasteboard exporting, inspector tabbing..." It is available starting at $75 for a limited time.
- Granted Software's Still Life 2.2 brings AppleScript support, watermarking and other new features. Still Life is a stand-alone application that enables users to pan and zoom over digital images and produce a video for use in iMovie, iDVD or any other multimedia project. It is $25 and runs on Mac OS X. [1.5MB]
- Meilenstein has updated its PCI TV Tuner solution, Televio 1.7. It now features an Internet-based Channel Assistant to ease setup and configuration and supports dual card configurations. Televio ($230) offers full-size (640x480) and high grade TV-tunerwith stereo audio, a IR remote that controls all Mac applications and a stereo FM radio. It is not compatible with G5 Power Macs.
- Karelia Software today released Watson 1.7.4, a maintenance update to the $30 desktop utility that offer access to dozens of web services from a single desktop interface. The free update to the Mac OS X application fixes several bugs.
- TFTP server 2.0 helps utilize and configure the TFTP server shipped with the standard Mac OSX distribution: "TFTP is a simple protocol used to transfer files...The only thing it can do is read and write files from/to a remote server. It cannot list directories content or change the working directory, and currently has no provisions for user authentication." [175KB]
- Sustainable Softworks has released IPNetMonitorX 1.3c2 ($40), an update to the popular networking utility, featuring 16 integrated tools designed to help you quickly identify problems, locate where the problem is, and gather data. It now works with the CheckIP feature of DynDns.org. [904KB]