Archive for April, 2006

PowerController 2.1, iTunes alarm clock released

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

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Here’s what’s new in version 2.1:
iTunes alarms and wake events can launch an application, open a file, or run a script. Your alarms can now do anything you want!

This update is ONLY for OS 10.4 (Tiger). If you are using another version of OS X, please download the appropriate version of PowerController from http://keakaj.com/powercontroller.htm.

PowerController is an iTunes alarm clock that is simple to use and packed with amazing features:

  • Wakes your computer from sleep
  • Integrated with iTunes
  • Plays any iTunes playlist
  • The initial system volume and iTunes volume are customizable
  • iTunes alarms can have a gradually increasing volume for a soothing wake experience
  • PowerController can shut off your alarm if you don’t dismiss it after a designated time period (so that your neighbors don’t call the police when you go away for a long weekend!)
  • iTunes alarms and wake events can launch an application, open a file, or run a script
  • Set a different wake time and playlist for every day of the week!
  • You may schedule an unlimited number of events
  • PowerController runs in the background — there is no app hogging Dock space
  • Configurable via System Preferences
  • Admin password is NOT needed to set an alarm that wakes computer from sleep
  • Snooze feature
  • A status item may be kept in your menu bar for easy access to info about scheduled events
  • Free, unrestricted 30 day trial

PowerController can also be used to schedule times for your computer to go to sleep or wake up (with or without an iTunes alarm).

Visage Login 1.1.1 Released

Monday, April 24th, 2006

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Look at all those ones! Version one point one point one. It has a nice ring to it, don’t you think? This new version fixes an issue where characters such as parentheses in the login panel text message could prevent the message from being displayed on the login panel.

Visage Login allows you to easily and safely customize your Mac OS X login screen. Visage Login keeps track of Apple’s default settings for every customization, so you can easily switch back to the original settings at any time. Check out the amazing screenshots!

Visage Login requires Mac OS 10.4+. If you are using an older version of Mac OS X, you can download the appropriate version of the Visage System Preferences pane instead.

Visage Login vs Visage Preference Pane:
Visage Login is a standalone application that is designed to be extremely simple and easy to use. It is ideal for organizations that wish to quickly and easily customize a master machine which can then be mirrored to a large number of clone machines. The Visage preference pane has all the features of Visage Login, and it offers even more customization options such as the ability to run screen savers as your desktop background, personalize system alerts, randomize the login screen background, and more.

Visage 2.4.1 Released

Monday, April 24th, 2006

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Here’s what’s new in version 2.4:

  • Non-admin users can now replace the login screen background image after authentication.
  • Fixed issue where characters such as parentheses in the login panel text message could prevent the message from being displayed on the login panel.
  • Fixed rare issue where Visage could crash on launch.
  • This update is only for OS 10.4 (Tiger). If you are using an earlier version of Mac OS X, please download the appropriate version of Visage from the main Visage page.

Visage allows you to easily and safely customize the appearance of your Mac. The preference pane’s simple interface contains five tabs, each of which will help you customize a different part of your Mac. You can run screen savers as your desktop background, customize your login panel, personalize system alerts, and more! Visage keeps track of Apple’s default settings for every customization, so you can easily switch back to the original settings at any time.

SMS widget 3.2 Released

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

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Here’s what’s new in version 3.2:

  • Added Dobson as a free carrier.
  • Added Metrocall Pager as a free carrier.
  • Added Virgin Mobile Canada as a free carrier.

The SMS widget lets you send free SMS text messages to phones in the USA and Canada, and cheap messages worldwide!

If you use Windows or Mac OS 10.3, you should use the SMS Yahoo! widget instead. Text messages can also be sent from our web interface using any web browser:
http://keakaj.com/sms/sms.cgi

You can even send messages from your personalized Google homepage using the free SMS Google module.

Visage Login 1.1 Universal Binary Released

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

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Visage Login is now a Universal Binary, so both PowerPC and Intel Mac owners can join in on the customization fun!

Visage Login allows you to easily and safely customize your Mac OS X login screen. Visage Login keeps track of Apple’s default settings for every customization, so you can easily switch back to the original settings at any time. Check out the amazing screenshots!

Visage Login requires Mac OS 10.4+. If you are using an older version of Mac OS X, you can download the appropriate version of the Visage System Preferences pane instead.

Visage Login vs Visage Preference Pane:
Visage Login is a standalone application that is designed to be extremely simple and easy to use. It is ideal for organizations that wish to quickly and easily customize a master machine which can then be mirrored to a large number of clone machines. The Visage preference pane has all the features of Visage Login, and it offers even more customization options such as the ability to run screen savers as your desktop background, personalize system alerts, randomize the login screen background, and more.

Visage 2.4 for Intel Macs Released

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

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Here’s what’s new in version 2.4:

  • Compatible with Intel Macs (Universal Binary).
  • Improved version checker to work around a bug in Apple’s initWithContentsOfURL method of NSData.
  • Free upgrade. Visage has been helping us customize our Macs since 2001, and all of the upgrades have been free!
  • This update is only for OS 10.4 (Tiger). If you are using an earlier version of Mac OS X, please download the appropriate version of Visage from the main Visage page.

Visage allows you to easily and safely customize the appearance of your Mac. The preference pane’s simple interface contains five tabs, each of which will help you customize a different part of your Mac. You can run screen savers as your desktop background, customize your login panel, personalize system alerts, and more! Visage keeps track of Apple’s default settings for every customization, so you can easily switch back to the original settings at any time.

PowerController 2.0, iTunes alarm clock for Intel Macs

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

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PowerController, the iTunes alarm clock, now runs on Intel Macs! That’s right kids, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. Your favorite iTunes alarm clock is now a Universal Binary!

This update is ONLY for OS 10.4 (Tiger). If you are using another version of OS X, please download the appropriate version of PowerController from http://keakaj.com/powercontroller.htm