PowerMate Updated To 1.5.1 With New Key Functions

Griffin Technology has released an update for PowerMate, bringing it to version 1.5.1. PowerMate is the device driver designed for the PowerMate programmable USB controller. The update features performance enhancements including expanded key commands and bug fixes. According to Griffin Technology

Griffin Technology, Inc. today announced the release of PowerMate Software Version 1.5.1 for Mac OS X for their PowerMate USB Multimedia Controller.

Version 1.5.1 includes minor bug fixes and improves upon several features including a new Special Key command and other usability enhancements.

PowerMate Software Version 1.5.1 further refines the newest PowerMate Software release of 1.5 that included several major enhancements such as Long-Click, Global Mode and Eject Key functionality.

Version 1.5.1 builds upon another new feature called iSpecial Keysi, allowing PowerMate to produce the visual onscreen feedback associated with such commands as Volume Up, Volume Down and Eject commands. Now you can also assign the "Mute" Special Key and receive the same helpful visual feedback commonly associated with activating the keyboard command.

You can find more information about the PowerMate update at the Griffin Technology Web site. PowerMate 1.5.1 is available as freeware, while the PawerMate device is available for US$45.00.