Thursday, December 06, 2007

Mactracker 5

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Release Notes:

- Adds MacBook (13-inch Late 2007)
- Adds iPod classic
- Adds iPod touch
- Adds iPod nano (3rd Generation)
- Adds Mac OS X 10.5
- Adds Mac OS X Server 10.5
- Adds Apple Keyboard (Aluminum) and Apple Wireless Keyboard (Aluminum)
- iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition entry merged with iPod nano (2nd Generation)
- ImageWriter, StyleWriter, and LaserWriter models have been merged into a single category
- Mac OS X entries have been moved into their own category
- Adds support for Mac OS X v10.5 "Leopard"
- Numerous user interface improvements
- New update engine based on Sparkle
- Adds introduction price, where available, in Canadian dollars, euros, pounds sterling, and United States dollars
- Adds iCal integration for tracking warranty status for "My Mac model" entries (Mac OS X v10.4 and later)
- Model Name, Machine ID, Model Number, Order Number, and Processor type can be searched directly from the main window
- Smart Categories can be re-ordered through the View Options window
- Option-clicking on specification entries will copy the text to the clipboard
- Command-clicking on specification entries will display the text in very large type
- Adds additional information to Newton MessagePad models
- Adds "iTunes Version" compatibility information to iPod models
- Adds "Release Date" and link to Apple Support Downloads page for Mac OS X updates
- Updates "Maximum Mac OS" entry based on the system requirements of Mac OS X v10.5
- Adds history info for the latest models
- Fixes an issue where windows would not properly retain their position with multiple displays
- Fixes flicker when opening the "Find" window
- Fixes issue where "My Mac model" and "Links" entries cannot be re-ordered
- Other minor changes and additions

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Mactracker + iPhone/iPod touch

By popular request, I am going to be releasing a version of Mactracker for iPhone and iPod touch alongside the next release of Mactracker for Mac OS X.

It will be available as a web app to start though that may change once Apple releases their SDK in February 2008.

Monday, November 05, 2007

Mactracker + Leopard

Just a quick note with regards to Mactracker's Leopard compatibility. Version 4.3.1 works just fine under Leopard. If you do run into any issues don't hesitate to drop me an email.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Monday, August 20, 2007

Mactracker 4.3.1 for Windows

This release adds the latest Apple hardware and with the exception of "My Mac models", it brings the Windows release to feature parity with the Mac. Version 4.3.1 also fixes a number of issues including one where Mactracker would fail to launch on certain localized versions of Windows and a text display problem that occured on Windows XP or Vista.

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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Mactracker 4.3.1

Release Notes:

- Adds iMac (24-inch Mid 2007) and iMac (20-inch Mid 2007)
- Adds Mac mini (Mid 2007)
- Adds optical drive interface information for iMac models
- Separates graphics card connection from Graphics Card entry for models with integrated graphics cards
- Fixes an issue where duplicate entries were created under the warranty coverage categories in "My Mac models"
- Fixes an issue where "View Options" settings would not be retained for eMac and iMac categories
- Other minor changes and additions

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Thursday, July 26, 2007

Mactracker 4.3

Release Notes:

- Adds MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.4/2.2GHz) and MacBook Pro (17-inch 2.4GHz)
- Adds MacBook (13-inch Mid 2007)
- Adds iPhone
- Updates Apple TV entry with 160 GB hard drive option
- Adds performance scores for recent models from Primate Labs Geekbench 2
- Adds entry to indicate support for memory interleaving
- Updates startup chime recording for recent models
- Other minor changes and additions

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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Mactracker 4.2

Release Notes:

- Adds Mac Pro (8-core)
- Adds Apple TV
- Adds AirPort Extreme (802.11n)
- Updates iPod shuffle (2nd Generation) with new colors
- Adds support for multiple criteria when creating Smart Categories
- Adds categories under "My Mac models" to show a system's warranty status
- Adds Apple Address Book integration to "My Mac models" along with inventory tag and network information fields
- Adds "View" menu to select info window tabs through keyboard shortcuts
- Adds "View Options" for individual categories
- Adds option to export information added to "My Mac models"
- Adds information on iPod Games support to iPod models
- Updates Support Status for Apple's latest Vintage and Obsolete products
- Updates AirPort entry to indicate support for 802.11n with AirPort Extreme 802.11n Enabler
- The main window's category list can now be resized
- Resolves an issue where Mactracker would crash if the name of the startup disk contained between 29 and 33 characters
- Resolves an issue where Alsoft DiskWarrior 4.0 would incorrectly report an included file was corrupt
- Other minor changes and additions

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