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August 22, 2007

Snapz Pro X 2.1.1 update released

A popular screen capture software (with movie capturing ability) and SillyDog701's official screen capturing tool, Snapz Pro X has released an update to version 2.1.1. This update addresses some issues in compressors and improved performance for audio captures. Snapz Pro...
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Messenger for Mac 6.0.3 released

Microsoft has released Messenger for Mac 6.0.3. This version includes improved performance during file transfers and improvements to Kerberos authentication. Danish, Finnish and Norwegian localisations were also introduced in this release. download Messenger for Mac 6.0.3 Join our discussion...
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August 21, 2007

Flash 9 now plays H.264 video

Adobe adds support for H.264 video and High Efficiency AAC audio codecs in the latest update to Adobe Flash Player 9, currently available in beta on Adobe Labs. Apple lead the industry in H.264 video codec support with the...
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August 18, 2007

Camino 1.5.1 released

The Camino Project has released version 1.5.1 of Camino web browser. The release is a security maintenance release. Camino 1.5.1 is based on Mozilla Gecko engine v. 1.8.1.6 which includes several critical security and stability fixes. Camino 1.5.1 contains...
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August 17, 2007

Paintbrush 1.0 is here and free

If you recently switched from Windows, you might want to know where is the equivalent program to Microsoft Paint. Paintbrush can open and save to most major image formats, including BMP, PNG, JPEG, and GIF. It is not intended...
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August 16, 2007

Virtual PC 7.0.3 patches security holes

Although Virtual PC does not run on all current shipping Macs, it is not dead yet. Microsoft has updated Virtual PC 7.0.3 with a fix for security-related issues. (News from The Mac Observer) This update fixes a vulnerability that an...
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Skype 2.7 beta is out

Skype for Mac is simply getting better. Skype has released a new Skype 2.7 (beta) for Mac with a number of new features including group contacts, Address Book, public chats, auto redial support and more. Skype 2.7 for Mac...
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MacOffice Professional, supports Office 2007

MacOffice announced the availability of MacOffice Professional. MacOffice Professional is a business office suite that contains Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentations, Database. Graphics, Equation and Formula Editing and more. MacOffice Professional is a Universal Application and it support Office 2007...
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August 15, 2007

Office 2004 for Mac Update 11.3.7

Microsoft posted Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.7 Update contains several improvements to improve security and stability. These include fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of a computer's memory by using malicious code. This update...
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August 13, 2007

AirPort Base Station Update 2007-002

Apple has released AirPort Base Station 2007-002 for both Mac and PC. This update is available for AirPort Extreme Base Station, AirPort Extreme Base Station (with 802.11n) and AirPort Express Base Station. The AirPort Base Station Update 2007-002 includes...
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August 9, 2007

.Mac adds new Web Gallery and 10GB storage

Apple yesterday announced significant enhancements to .Mac online service. New features include .Mac Web Gallery, 10GB .Mac online storage and more. .Mac Web Gallery allows members to share photos and movies on the Internet. iPhoto '08 and iMovie '08...
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August 8, 2007

Boot Camp 1.4 beta released

Apple has updated Boot Camp to version 1.4 beta. Significant bug fixes have been made to the following technologies in this release: Boot Camp control panel, Keyboard support, Windows drivers, Localisation, and Support for the latest Mac models. Boot...
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Apple releases iWork '08 with new Numbers spreadsheet

Apple introduced iWork ’08, a significant upgrade to Apple’s productivity software suite featuring new versions of Pages and Keynote word processing and presentation applications, and introducing an innovative new spreadsheet application named “Numbers.” Join our discussion - “iWork '08...
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AirPort Extreme Base Station gets Gigabit Ethernet support

Apple Extreme Base Station gets a minor update as well. Gigabit Ethernet is now supported in one WAN port and three LAN ports. Apple first announced the 802.11n support in AirPort Extreme Base Station during MWSF07 in January 2007....
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Mac mini now Core 2 Duo

The most affordable way to Intel Core 2 Duo, iLife ’08, and Front Row starts at US$599. Besides the release of new iMac, Apple also upgrades Mac mini with Intel Core 2 Duo processor. Join our discussion - “new...
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new sleek Apple keyboards

Apple has released new sleep design keyboards (wired and wireless), we take a detailed look.


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August 7, 2007

Apple introduces new iMac, up to 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Extreme

Apple released new all-in-one iMacs, featuring new sleek aluminium design. The new iMacs are available in 20 and 24-inch widescreen displays encased in elegant and professional aluminum and glass enclosures. Speed starts at 2.0 Intel Core 2 Duo, and...
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VMware Fusion released (shipping version)

Late December last year, we reported the first available of VMware Fusion public beta. VMware has released first shipping version of Fusion. VMware Fusion is a virtualisation software, similar to Parallels Desktop for Mac, allowing Intel-based Mac users to...
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August 4, 2007

RapidWeaver 3.6.2 released

Realmac Software, has updated RapidWeaver to version 3.6.2. New in this version includes Aperture support and dynamic PHP sidebar option. Similar to Apple's iWeb and Karelia's Sandvox, RapidWeaver is a powerful web design application to help you create professional...
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August 3, 2007

iTunes updates to version 7.3.2

Apple has updated iTunes to version 7.3.2 with bug fixes to improve stability and performance. With iTunes 7.3, you can now activate iPhone service and sync it with your music, TV shows, movies and more. Also, you can now...
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August 1, 2007

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard receives UNIX 03 certificate

Apple's upcoming operating system, Mac OS X version 10.5 “Leopard” has qualified UNIX 03 certificate by The Open Group. This means Leopard is conforming to the SUSv3 and POSIX 1003.1 specifications for the C API, Shell Utilities, and Threads. There...
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