Aladdin Releases Intellinews 3.0

Aladdin Systems has released an update to Intellinews, bringing the desktop news browser to version 3.0. The new version adds several new features, including move information, and other enhancements. According to Aladdin Systems:

Aladdin Systems, Inc. today announced that IntelliNews(tm) 3.0 for Macintosh, a new update to itis Internet information utility, is now shipping. IntelliNews allows users to browse through headlines gathered from a variety of leading Internet news sources. These headlines are subdivided by category, making it easy for the user to quickly find features of interest. IntelliNews eliminates the need for jumping from site to site by also providing the user with sports, weather, stock, and movie information in a single convenient location.

The new release adds a "Movies" section that allows users to get show times for theatres, find reviews of recent releases, or browse through the latest entertainment headlines. Powered by CinemaScore Online, each reviewed movie is given a letter grade based on score cards turned in by audience members at theatres across the country.

IntelliNews Weather now includes support for over 8,000 locations world wide, and the new Station Interpreter Assistant makes it easier for users to add their own content to the program. IntelliNews 3.0 also features an update assistant that will automatically update the IntelliNews source files in the event that a tracked web site changes its format or moves location.

Features and benefits of IntelliNews 3.0:

  • Movie Listing feature allows users to find showtimes at their local theatre.
  • Get movie reviews for the latest releases.
  • IntelliNews Weather improved to track over 8,000 locations around the world.
  • View detailed US weather maps.
  • New Station Interpreter Assistant improved to allow users to add and edit their own content.
  • IntelliNews Headlines provides up-to-date reports from leading Internet sites.
  • View stock quotes, financial reports, and company profiles.
  • New interface and icons

Requirements, Pricing, and Availability
Users need a PowerPC based Macintosh running OS 8.1 or later with at least 6mb of available application RAM. IntelliNews requires an Internet connection, AOL and CompuServe are supported..

Intellinews 3.0 is priced at US$19.95. The update is free to registered owners of version 2.x. You can find more information at Aladdinis Web site.