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Have you ever wanted to pilot NASA’s Mars Rover from the comfort of your Mac? Matt Neuburg comes close with Plantraco’s Desktop Rover and Telecommander software. Back on Earth, Microsoft today released Microsoft Office X Service Release 1 – Tonya Engst has the details of what’s new (and what’s not included). We also note the releases of Virtual PC 5.0.3, Eudora 5.1.1 (now running under Mac OS X), ConceptDraw 1.8, and Spring Cleaning 5.0.

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Virtual PC 5.0.3 Released

Virtual PC 5.0.3 Released -- Connectix has updated Virtual PC to version 5.0.3, adding new features and fixing bugs. The program's new Password Protection feature prevents users from modifying a virtual machine's settings, exiting full-screen mode, or creating or deleting virtual machines

Adam Engst No comments

Eudora 5.1.1 Finally Ships for Mac OS X

Eudora 5.1.1 Finally Ships for Mac OS X -- Qualcomm has released the long-awaited final version of Eudora 5.1.1 for both Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. Eudora users still running Mac OS 9 will appreciate a few small bug fixes, but the big news is the availability of Eudora for Mac OS X

Adam Engst No comments

ConceptDraw 1.8 Adds XML Support

ConceptDraw 1.8 Adds XML Support -- CS Odessa has released version 1.8 of its charting and diagramming products ConceptDraw and ConceptDraw Professional (see "Make the Connection with ConceptDraw" in TidBITS-553)

Matt Neuburg No comments

Desktop Rover Scores a Hit

The Desktop Rover, from Plantraco, is four inches long, charmingly cute, and utterly without purpose. It does have some relevance to Mac OS X - that's the excuse for describing it in TidBITS - but just barely