MONTGOMERY, Alabama (March 22, 2005) - LAJ Design is pleased to announced
the immediate availability of version 1.0.1
MaxPod is a cross-platform application
that helps you to maximize what your iPod can do.
"The iPod gives a
great platform for music listening, but it can do so many other
says Luke Jackson, head programmer at LAJ Design. "With
MaxPod, we are trying to automate as much of that functionality
Right now it
between your hard drive and iPod. It can download the news and
weather into audio files that you can listen to on your iPod. It
your notes, your music, and get directions. I use it every day.
I just set the auto mode to 5:50 AM and by the time I am ready
to go, it has
backed up and synced my files, downloaded the news and weather,
which I listen to on the way to work."
New in Version 1.0.1
* Added in version checking so you can stay up to date
* Changed to delete from iTunes before copying the new daily files over.
* Support for voices options from Cepstral
For the full list, please see the new section on our website.
MaxPod is designed to maximize the use of your iPod. The iPod can serve
great as an external hard drive. It can also display notes, which comes
in very handy. MaxPod takes the core functions and adds a few more.
1. Download the news to audio files and listen on your iPod
2. Download the weather to an audio file and listen on your iPod
3. Backup your music files
4. Backup and sync your documents and folders using your iPod
5. Download directions as notes and save to audio files
notes, maps, and lyrics on your ipod
It also has an auto mode, which automates some of the tasks. So you
can set it to sync your files, get the news and weather, and be ready
to go when you leave in the morning.
A trial version of MaxPod is available for download from LAJ Design’s
Mac OS X
MaxPod is shareware software, and costs US$ 16.50 to purchase.
fully-functional demo version is available.
MaxPod runs on Windows (95,98,ME,NT,2000, and XP) and Macintosh
OS X. Speech needs to be installed on Microsoft Windows PCs other than
XP (built into XP).
Purchases may be made from the LAJ Design web site:
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for NFR licenses if applicable.
This press release and others by LAJ Designs can be found at
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