MacHeist 3 to Have Live Reveal Show

This Tuesday night at 8pm EDT, MacHeist will be revealing the applications for MacHeist 3. Veronica Belmont, Lisa Bettany, and Chris Pirillo will host live coverage of the reveal. If you have been doing the missions you would have already received over 300.00 in applications. To view the live show head over to on Tuesday March 24th at 8:00 EDT.

Cocktail 4.3.2 (Leopard Edition) has been released

Maintain has announced the release of Cocktail 4.3.2 (Leopard Edition). This version adds clearing of the Inqtana.B worm, fixes an issue with secure deletion of files installed by trojans and worms, addresses an issue in which Adobe Illustrator font caches were not deleted from users home directory, fixes compatibility issues with Safari 4 Public Beta and adds compatibility with the upcoming Mac OS X 10.5.7.

Elixir introduces Espresso – New RapidWeaver Theme

Elixir is happy to announce Espresso theme for RapidWeaver. Espresso is a really flexible theme with a stylish appearance that allows you to showcase your content. Espresso allows you to modify a lot of different areas of your site design through the Page Inspector. Espresso also makes heavy use of the RapidWeaver color picker. With it you can change the colors for all of the following areas of your site design.

Pocket Informant for iPhone brings GTD and Calendar together on iPhone

Texas-based Mobile market leader, WebIS Inc. today announced its incredibly popular PIM, Pocket Informant, for the iPhone and iPod Touch is now available for purchase for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Pocket Informant is the #6 best selling overall application for Windows Mobile and BlackBerry devices. Version 1.0 offers Agenda, Week, Month, and Day views for the calendar, a Today view, a Tasks view with full GTD capability, Context, Projects, Next Action, Inbox, Search, and more.

The Dream Apps releases Involer 1.2 for Mac OS X – Adds New Features

The Dream Apps has announced Involer 1.2 an update to their simple invoicing application for Mac OS X. Involer allows users to create, print, export and track the status of their invoices within a single, easy to use interface. With Involer, you can be up and running with your company in just a few seconds, and sending invoices in minutes. Version 1.2 includes many bug fixes and new features and is a recommended free update for all users.

MEI releases Page Director Ad Layout System 5.4 – Page-Planning Solution

Managing Editor Inc. today announced the release of Page Director Ad Layout System 5.4. Used at more publications worldwide than any other automated page-planning solution, ALS has been optimized for compatibility with Adobe Creative Suite 4. QuarkXPress 8.0 compatibility will be available in the coming weeks. ALS 5.4 includes a convenient new print designer, which allows users to design and print custom ad dummies, resulting in printouts that conform to each publication's specific requirements. announces MailSteward 8.1.1 – Email Archiving Solution today announces the release of MailSteward, MailSteward Lite, and MailSteward Pro, version 8.1.1. This version adds the ability to search for only email that has been tagged, or only email that has not been tagged. New video tutorials, produced by Screencasts Online, have been added to the MailSteward web site. MailSteward archives email in a relational database for easy access and safe backup of all your email, and the ultimate email archiving solution for the Mac.

ZiggySoft Releases iWeb Valet 2.0 – Enhance and Upload iWeb Pages

ZiggySoft software today announces the release 2.0 of iWeb Valet, the tool to enhance and upload iWeb pages. As in Apple's iWeb 09, also iWeb Valet give you the power to add new interactive widgets to your web pages. Use iWeb Valet to enhance in many ways your iWeb sites, and finally have your website uploaded to the web. iWeb Valet now includes a selection of scripts that are compatible to iWeb and a powerful function to easily add them to your iWeb pages.

Create a Simple Contact Sheet Using Quick Look

To  create a quick and dirty "contact sheet" of images using Quick Look, three simple keyboard shortcuts, and one mouse-click to use:

  1. Open the folder containing the set of image files.
  2. Press Command-A,
  3. Command-Option-Y
  4. Click the Index Sheet button
  5. Then use the shortcut to create a screenshoot, Command-Shift-3.

Know any more good quicklook shortcuts? Put them in the comments and we will feature then here on New Mac User

Manually Add Websites To Safari 4 Beta’s Top Sites Page

There isn't an obvious way to add sites to Safari 4 Beta's new Top Sites page, but this is a Mac after all, so it occurred to me that drag and drop might work, and it does:

  1. Open the top sites window.
  2. Click the Edit button.
  3. Open the web site you'd like to add to Top Sites in another window.
  4. Drag the want-to-add site's site icon (it appears to the left of the URL) from the URL address bar into the Top Sites window. You can position the site while you're dragging it, too.
  5. Drop the site when it's in the position where you'd like it to stay -- the site will be pinned to this position [...]