updated 08:15 pm EST, Mon November 9, 2009
Updates bring faster speed, Wi-Fi iPhone sync
Chronos on Monday released updates to its SOHO Notes and SOHO Organizer software. The company claims to have rewritten the core engine from scratch, enabling faster performance and a variety of new features. With the companion iPhone app, Notes8 now allows users to synchronize with with the handset via Wi-Fi. The interface has been improved with Cover Flow and Icon views.
Notes also integrates a new recording utility that can be used to capture voice notes, videos and photos. The software also provides a new backup system and encryption options to protect data.
Organizer 8 also features faster performance and a media recording utility, while users can now take advantage of a desktop calendar and customizable themes. The software now integrates e-mail functionality, along with a new print preview.
SOHO Notes is now available for $40, while a family pack is available for $70 and upgrades can be purchased for $25. SOHO Organizer is priced at $100 for a new license or $50 for an upgrade, with the family pack bringing the single-user license up to $180. Both titles require Mac OS X 10.5.2 or higher.