Sleep Blaster

Licence: Shareware ($8)
Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2009-12-03 | Download

This is a minor bugfix update, with the addition of the functionality to put the computer to sleep when the sleep timer is done.

ADDED

• Preference to put the computer to sleep when the sleep timer finishes

FIXED

• Fixed a bug where the alarm would suddenly stop when using Dynamite Mode
• Fixed a bug that would cause Sleep Blaster to crash if there's no music in the user's iTunes library

Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2009-09-05 | Download

Sleep Blaster is now Snow Leopard and 64-bit compatible! This release includes some visual enhancements as well as fixes for bugs in Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6. It also includes a new volume level meter in the Voice Control preferences, so you can more accurately set the microphone sensitivity to listen for you yelling in the morning.

ADDED

  • Snow Leopard-style white border around the Stupidity Prevention System message
  • Sound volume level meter in the Voice Control preferences
  • Sleep Blaster is now 64-bit compatible!

FIXED

  • Snow Leopard bug where a warning message shows up behind the clock display when it shouldn't
  • Snow Leopard bug where the alarm screen wouldn't go away
  • Snow Leopard bug where the alarm Off and Snooze buttons would sometimes become obstructed
  • Snow Leopard crasher when the alarm rings
  • Bug that causes multiple Sleep Blaster icons to show up in the menubar and become unresponsive after waking the computer from sleep
  • Memory leaks
Version 1.0.6 | Release Date: 2009-05-20 | Download
ADDED
  • Added the option to fade in the music
  • Added a reflection to the iTunes cover art in the fullscreen alarm view
FIXED
  • Fixed a bug where the clock display in the fullscreen alarm wouldn't update itself
  • Fixed a bug where the "demo expired" sheet wouldn't go away even after the user clicks the "Activate" link in their receipt email
  • Fixed a bug where Sleep Blaster might unintentionally show a dialog telling you not to put your computer to sleep
Version 1.0.5 | Release Date: 2008-11-08 | Download

• Added preference to disable the menu bar icon
• Added alert to notify the user that the alarm will still ring even if you quit Sleep Blaster
• Made the sleep timer also show album artwork, just like when the alarm is ringing
• Fixed bug where Sleep Blaster would use Dynamite mode if iTunes isn't already open at alarm time
• Fixed a bug where Sleep Blaster would use Dynamite unnecessarily
• If the sleep timer is playing when it's time for the alarm to go off, the sleep timer will stop first before the alarm rings
• Removed the alarm date selector. It only causes accidents in setting the correct alarm date, so now you only have to select the alarm time (and optionally day(s) of the week).
• Visual enhancements in the "alarm ringing" and sleep timer views
• Completely eliminated the need to rely on a third-party framework to control iTunes. (This is a good thing, people!)

Version 1.0.4 | Release Date: 2008-11-08 | Download
  • Added preference to disable the menu bar icon
  • Added alert to notify the user that the alarm will still ring even if you quit Sleep Blaster
  • Made the sleep timer also show album artwork, just like when the alarm is ringing
  • Fixed bug where Sleep Blaster would use Dynamite mode if iTunes isn't already open at alarm time
  • Fixed a bug where Sleep Blaster would use Dynamite unnecessarily
  • If the sleep timer is playing when it's time for the alarm to go off, the sleep timer will stop first before the alarm rings
  • Removed the alarm date selector. It only causes accidents in setting the correct alarm date, so now you only have to select the alarm time (and optionally day(s) of the week).
  • Visual enhancements in the "alarm ringing" and sleep timer views
  • Completely eliminated the need to rely on a third-party framework to control iTunes. (This is a good thing, people!)
Version 1.0.3 | Release Date: 2008-08-18 | Download

• Added Portuguese localization
• Added French localization
• Added Dutch localization
• Added (partial) Japanese localization
• Added menu bar item for when the alarm is set but Sleep Blaster isn't running, to show you that it IS alive and well!
• The user now only has to enter his password the first time he wants Sleep Blaster to wake the computer, instead of every time
• Fixed a bug where the snooze time would always be 15 minutes, no matter what the user set it to!
• Fixed a bug where Sleep Blaster's helper app could be added as a login item more than once.

Version 1.0.2 | Release Date: 2008-07-31 | Download
  • Now uses newest version of Sparkle update framework
  • The ocean waves now fade in, instead of starting suddenly
  • The ocean waves are now 3D (i.e., they shift from one side to another, gently cradling your mind into sleep...)
  • The ocean waves now have a more relaxing frequency, less painful
  • Fixed a minor interface bug where all the Sleep Timer menu items were always selected
  • Fixed a bug where in Dynamite Mode, Sleep Blaster wouldn't set the system volume
Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2008-07-24 | Download
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