Quark this week released QuarkXPress 7.31, an update for its desktop publishing software for the Macintosh and Windows. QuarkXPress 7.31 is a free update for QuarkXPress 7 users.
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Qualcomm Inc. released a new version of Eudora, its popular POP/SMTP e-mail client for Mac and Windows. The new version, 5.2, is available for download from the Eudora Web site now.
Market research firm DisplaySearch Inc. today published its 2002 LCD Monitor Strategy Report. The company said that it expects LCD monitors to overtake CRTs on a revenue basis in 2004, outselling them by 5 to 1 by 2006.
Dynamic media consortium The Khronos Group has announced the addition of new contributing members to its ranks. The consortium is hoping that as its membership continues to grow awareness will build for its efforts to promote the OpenGL ES and OpenML digital media standards.
Terra Soft Solutions Inc. Friday announced the release of Yellow Dog Linux 2.3, the latest major release to its flagship PowerPC-based Linux operating system.
With the licensing costs of MPEG-4 still at issue for content delivery companies, VP3 makers On2 Technologies Inc. and Vorbis developers Xiph.org today announced a potentially appealing alternative.
The Khronos Group -- an independent, not-for-profit consortium of hardware and software developers -- is promoting the use of OpenML. The specification is positioned as a cross-platform rival to Microsoft's own DirectX technology, which is used extensively by Windows game developers and other application programmers.
Wireless networks are taking the business and consumer worlds by storm, but incompatibilities between emerging standards still cause uneasiness in some users and network administrators looking to make the move to wireless. Network product maker Intersil Corp. is promising to change that with its new PRISM Duette, a chipset that can be used in future generations of wireless devices.
MicroNet Technology has announced that its SANcube is now available in OS X-compatible configurations. The SANcube is a Storage Area Network (SAN) device with FireWire connectivity.
Writing for The Chicago Tribune, Alex L. Goldfayn said that Apple Computer Inc. is making progress wooing PC users to the platform, thanks to a combination of innovative products and an expanded high-profile retail presence. Goldfayn's analysis comes in a new article entitled Apple pictures growth (registration is required to view the story, but it's free).
The Standards Board of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has approved IEEE 802.15.1, a standard for wireless personal area networking (PAN). The new standard is adapted from portions of the Bluetooth wireless specification.
If you have security concerns about the Web for your kids, employees or other users, Quicomm has announced the release of a utility you may be interested in: GURL Watcher 1.0. The software views and records Web use.
Software publisher Corel Corp. Friday turned in its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2001 results, for the period ending November 30, 2001. The company's revenues for the year were US$134.3 million, producing a net loss of $7.3 million. Fourth quarter revenues totaled $31.6 million, producing a net loss of $10.7 million.
Universal Music Group Inc. has employed a controversial copy protection scheme on a new audio CD this week. Designed to prevent the music on the CD from being pirated, it also excludes the disc from being played at all on Macs, DVD players, and CD-compatible video game consoles.
As Microsoft Corp.'s lawyers once again sit down with mediators and lawyers for the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit today, Apple Computer Inc. CEO Steve Jobs has offered a statement reiterating his company's position.