October 25, 2011, Macintosh product updates

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Macintosh software and hardware updatesMacintosh product updates and announcements for October 25, 2011:


  • Stellar Data Recovery a reckoned brand name in Mac data recovery and optimization solutions, today announces the release of Stellar Phoenix CD DVD Data Recovery for Mac v1, a tool to recover and restore lost, deleted or inaccessible data from physically damaged or incorrectly burnt optical media. CD DVD Data Recovery for Mac comes with a Free Trail version that allows you to preview all the recoverable files (Image, Audio and Video) before actual recovery. Stellar Phoenix tool supports all major Mac OS versions, including Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Additionally, it recovers data from optical media’s burnt with Big-endian (Motorola) or Little-endian (Intel) data writing formats.
  • The PandaWare Company has upgraded its cross-platform Help authoring application, Simple Help Editor, to version 5.0. Simple Help Editor 5.0 allows creating Help systems for display in Apple Help Viewer, Microsoft Windows’ HTML Help viewer, and Web browsers. The new release introduces support for localizing Help content in multiple languages, offers support for Apple’s Help Bundle format, offers more flexibility in display of content, adds stability and boosts performance.
  • Hindsight Labs LLC has introduced Scout File Explorer 1.0, a simplified file manager for Mac OS X. Scout File Explorer offers a familiar two pane tree-style interface that makes it easy to navigate through your file system. It provides an alternative file management interface to the built in Finder application, and is more efficient for certain tasks such as quickly browsing through a folder hierarchy or dragging and dropping files between directories.
  • GroupLogic has announced the availability of version 3.0 of its Mobile File Management software (MFM), mobilEcho. The new version adds key upgrades that give enterprises increased opportunity to expand the power of mobile computing for increased efficiency and productivity, all while making IT management simpler, secure and more cost-effective.
  • IMCapture has announced the release of new product: IMCapture for Microsoft Messenger:mac. The program is designed for capturing and recording your video and audio sessions made by Microsoft Live Messenger. With IMCapture you will be able to create high quality recordings and save them into popular video and audio formats. Anytime you wish to, you may easily play them back! IMCapture for Microsoft Messenger provides simple recording and fast conversion.


  • D-Link has announced its latest in PowerLine 200Mbps home networking solutions with a new line of mini adapters. The PowerLine AV Mini Adapter (DHP-310AV) and PowerLine AV Mini Adapter Starter Kit (DHP-311AV), as well as the PowerLine AV 4-Port Switch Mini Adapter Starter Kit (DHP-348AV) instantly transform a home’s existing electrical wiring into a high-speed home network. PowerLine technology delivers a high-performance, reliable and secure wireless signal throughout the home – ideal for connecting a desktop, laptop or wired entertainment device in those hard-to-reach spots, such as homes or small offices where concrete walls, successive floors in multi-storied buildings, or other architectural impediments could inhibit a wireless signal.
  • Mac Mini Vault has announced high density data center solutions built around the quad-core i7 Mac Mini Server. Mac Mini Vaults customized 48U APC NetShelter cabinets are configured to host up to 140 Mac Minis. The Mac Minis are held in slots on specially designed shelves that slide out allowing for complete access of the ports and power buttons. Each slot is wired for power and network connectivity. Each cabinet is equipped with six APC switched PDUs.
  • Other World Computing (OWC) has announced through its in-house MaxRAM testing lab the immediate availability of high-performance OWC PC3-10600 DDR3 1333MHz 8GB memory modules that provide 12GB and 16GB memory configurations for the new Late 2011 MacBook Pro models.
  • Twelve South has introduced the all-new BassJump 2, a portable, USB-powered subwoofer that turns MacBook Pro or MacBook Air into a travel-friendly sound system. Like the original, BassJump 2 is powered by a single USB connection and uses proprietary software that blends the sound output of the BassJump subwoofer with the output of built-in Mac speakers for dramatically enhanced sound. The new BassJump 2 includes remastered software that delivers greater compatibility and eight more decibels of sound. BassJump 2 is available now at and other outlets for $69.99.
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