January - April 2005 News Archive

March 23rd, 2005
Instant Hidden Internet 1.1 Released

Instant Hidden Internet version 1.1 has been released. I detected a minor bug that caused the program not to shut down properly. It would appear as if the program had shut down, but it would remain open and only hidden. Version 1.1 has corrected this issue and the program now closes properly.

In other news, it may appear to some (the very few that actually do visit this site) that I have gone on a hiatus, but this is only because I have been working quite hard on my programs and adding new features to them, mainly Enigmessage and Name & Property Modifier. I expect to release these 2 programs as shareware within a month. I am very busy with school at the moment since the end of the school year is nearing. Many project and test dates are fast approaching so this is keeping me occupied.

Please also note that all my programs were recently re-uploaded because some additional copyright protection security was added to all my programs. As a result, all programs now have a released date of "March, 2005" instead of "January, 2005". However, no major changes were made to the programs.

Please drop me a line if you have any questions or comments by click the "Contact" button on the left side of this page.

February 19th, 2005
Speedy Net Version 1.1 Released

Speedy Net version 1.1 has been released. Improvements include: Realization of support for non-cable connections, a more automated configuration process and minor bug fixes.

February 16th, 2005
Win A Free Copy Of All Shareware Applications

To help raise much-needed funds, I am starting a prize-draw.For each US $10 you donate, you will be entered once into a prize-draw to win a free copy of each of Magnonic Software's shareware applications (soon to be released after sufficient funds have been raised). Donate US $40 or more and you'll skip the prize-draw and automatically win a free copy of all of Magnonic Software's shareware programs. The shareware programs in question are Enigmessage, Name & Property Modifier, Instant History Eraser (link removed on May 11th, program release delayed indefinitely), the webcam security monitor (as described in the January 31st news post) and all programs to released within a 2 month period after the initial grand release of Magnonic Software's shareware programs. Only one winner will be drawn. You have a VERY good chance at winning since at the moment this website receives very few visitors. The prize-draw closes on February 28th, 2005 and the winner will be notified by email. Please also check out my freeware programs and let me know what you think!

To enter the prize-draw, click here, and click on the PayPal button at the bottom of the page.

In other news, I am still working on the webcam applications I mentioned in my last news post. However, I have encountered a few unexpected complex problems which are delaying the release of any webcam based programs. I am also working on getting the image links (Home, Products, Contact Us etc.) improved so they are more legible since some of you commented they were hard to read.

January 31st, 2005
Magnonic Software: New Programs Are In The Making

I have always been fond of webcams. So, logically, I have decided to create some webcam utilities. I will probably release 4 utilities, although I will not divulge many details for now (just to tease you). However, I will give you the very basic information for each program:

1) Turn your webcam into a security camera: when motion is detected, have your webcam take snapshots, record video, open files, play a sound, send you an email with the attached screenshot, plus more! Also allows users to upload their webcam onto an FTP server or website for remote viewing.

2) Quickly and easily take snapshots using your webcam with the click of a button

3) Upload your webcam to a web server or FTP server so others can see your webcam

4) This one is top secret ;) All I'll say is the idea is very original and there is not a single program like it.

I have also added a Mailing List feature to this website, so you can be notified of new program releases, new version releases & important news items (including discounts).

I am also currently in dire need of donations. I cannot release any of my shareware applications because, thanks to hackers and crackers, I need to purchase a program to effectively protect my programs. Life would be so much easier without hackers! I need to raise $100 US; this will not completely cover the costs, but it will definitely enable me to release my shareware applications and continue working on my current software projects. Not to mention it will make me extremely happy knowing someone is enjoying my programs and wants to see more!

January 26th, 2005
Magnonic Software: Progress Is Being Made

The overall design and layout of Magnonic.com is pretty much complete. I have also been told that my website's clock is not viewable in Mozilla Firefox and this sort of throws off the layout and design for the left-side column that contains the links. I will try to fix this issue ASAP. I am also starting to upload the freeware programs. Unfortunately, I cannot upload any of the shareware programs due to a severe lack of funds. Please donate, even just a dollar would help a lot.

UPDATE: All freeware programs are now online :)

UPDATE: I realized the clock I had on this website was only compatible with Internet Explorer. I did a little mental "cost-benefits" analysis and decided to get rid of the clock. I have also made other minor misc. changes to the website.

January 23rd, 2005
Magnonic Software: Under Construction

Alright, all the webpages are up. After many difficulties with webmasters, I made the decision to create this website myself. I hope you like it. I still have to upload the actual programs and there are probably still some minor changes with this website that need to be done. Please send me, Magnonic Software's President, your feedback by clicking on the "Contact Us" button on the left-side of this screen.