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PPP Genie

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Shareware; $12.95

Current Version: 1.1.1 (January 9, 2003)

PPP Genie is Mac OS X utility for controlling and monitoring your PPP connection. It allows you to easily open and close your connection, and keep track of the time and money you are spending online, either in a floating window or in your menu bar. It supports PPPoE and multiple configurations. Version 1.1.1 adds/changes the following:

  • Fixes bug introduced in v1.1.0 which could cause PPP Genie to misread and corrupt the user's registration code, causing PPP Genie to behave as though the user had not registered (unfortunately, registered users must re-enter their registration code)

PPP Genie 1.1.1 has been tested and should be fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.3, "Panther."

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Download the Mac OS X (Carbon) version.

Version 1.2d1 is also available (Carbon / Universal; March 16, 2006) as a Universal Binary, with native support for both Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs.

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These are applications that are newer and of potential interest, but which I haven't yet selected for permanent inclusion. Have a look, and let me know if you think they deserve to be part of the permanent collection!