RealNetworks has announced today in Cannes, France that it has software solutions, which it is calling RealSystems Mobile for distributing cell phone and PDA video available immediately — and, like QuickTime 6, that includes MPEG-4 support. Real may have a substantial head start on Apple’s alliance with Ericsson and Sun in the battle for the mobile market. Click ‘Read More’ for the full story.
With use of faxing dwindling in the age of e-mail, and software options changing with the switch to OS X, many users are reevaluating their faxing choices. Contributing Editor Bob Snow has ditched fax software like FAXstf in favor of going electronic with eFax.com, and has never regretted it. Click ‘read more’ for the full story.
File backup and sync is finally coming to Mac OS X. Dantz has released a public beta of Retrospect (though it warns you should not rely on beta software for backup), and Econ Technologies announced today that it is releasing its US$19.95 Cocoa-based ChronoSync for synchronization and backup.