iAlertU
iAlertU
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iAlertU free download for Mac

iAlertU

Version 0.80

Remote controlled motion-sensitive alarm for MacBook.

iAlertU overview

iAlertU is the first of its kind of alarm system for your Apple MacBook computer. Basically iAlertU is a car alarm for your Apple Mac. iAlertU uses the built in accelerometer and other sensors to trigger an alarm and the iSight camera to capture an image of the thief. iAlertU can be configured to email details of the alarm event to a specific email address. In addition to this you can tell iAlertU to execute an Applescript when the alarm goes off. Some people use this to generate SMS alerts. With v0.71, the developers of iAlertU added a new interface that can be used by an external, authenticated application to control iAlertU, request photo's, and other information captured by iAlertU. The first such application is uAlertMe, an iPhone app available on Apple's app store (for more information, visit the developers webpage at http://www.pkclsoft.com/pkclsoft/ualertme.html).

What’s new in version 0.80

Updated on Apr 08 2013

Version 0.80:
  • Replaced the obsolete use of whatismyip.com for a similar service. This in turn also fixed the sending of push notifications to the iPhone.

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    Uniquepito
    Uniquepito
    Jun 30 2013
    0.80
    0.5
    Jun 30 2013
    0.5
    Version: 0.80
    Why the hell it needs to install Java!? I'd rather pay for native app. :(
    Tubo
    Tubo
    Oct 10 2012
    0.78
    0.0
    Oct 10 2012
    0.0
    Version: 0.78
    Apparently (see website) the requirement 10.6 is wrong: there it is: 10.4.
    Harold-H
    Harold-H
    Dec 12 2011
    0.76
    5.0
    Dec 12 2011
    5.0
    Version: 0.76
    I recommend iAlertU to all my Mac friends and colleagues as it provides essential security to my precious laptop. My company wants me to lock down my MBP with a physical lock but with this nifty app, combined with the iPhone app UalertMe I can leave it with my mind at ease.
    THEE:LEE
    THEE:LEE
    Dec 5 2011
    0.76
    4.5
    Dec 5 2011
    4.5
    Version: 0.76
    Not sure if I would use it in pratice but sure was a great laugh when friends went to frape me :D
    sattlerreader
    sattlerreader
    Sep 15 2011
    0.74
    5.0
    Sep 15 2011
    5.0
    Version: 0.74
    I was going to give it 4 stars before I learned how to get the alarm to keep going off even after the lid was shut. Because that's what a thief would do first if they wanted to steal my laptop while I left it unattended in the library. But now that I know it will go off no matter what the person does (I set it so that the alarm shuts off once the movement stops...AWESOME!!) I love this. Seriously, for a free product, the quality, design, and the user friendly controls set-up is simply astonishing. Keep it up!!
    kburra999
    kburra999
    Sep 14 2011
    0.74
    0.0
    Sep 14 2011
    0.0
    Version: 0.74
    Hi, I just installed iAlertU and played around. Now iAlertU automatically starts upon boot, but it will not stop while entering my password. I installed iAlertMe on my iPhone but its not connecting, since I didn't ticked the box in iAlertU. I rebooted my mac but I cannot stop starting iAlertU so it does what is should very good... If someone nows the tric to solve this please...thx
    kburra999
    kburra999
    Sep 14 2011
    0.74
    0.0
    Sep 14 2011
    0.0
    Version: 0.74
    Hi, I just installed iAlertU and played around. Now iAlertU automatically starts upon boot, but it will not stop while entering my password. I installed iAlertMe on my iPhone but its not connecting, since I didn't ticked the box in iAlertU. I rebooted my mac but I cannot stop starting iAlertU so it does what is should very good...;-) If someone nows the tric to solve this please...thx
    kburra999
    kburra999
    Sep 14 2011
    0.74
    0.0
    Sep 14 2011
    0.0
    Version: 0.74
    Hi, I just installed iAlertU and played around. Now iAlertU automatically starts upon boot, but it will not stop while entering my password. I installed iAlertMe on my iPhone but its not connecting, since I didn't ticked the box in iAlertU. I rebooted my mac but I cannot stop starting iAlertU so it does what is should very good...;-) If someone nows the tric to solve this please...thx
    kburra999
    kburra999
    Sep 14 2011
    0.74
    0.0
    Sep 14 2011
    0.0
    Version: 0.74
    Hi, I just installed iAlertU and played around. Now iAlertU automatically starts upon boot, but it will not stop while entering my password. I installed iAlertMe on my iPhone but its not connecting, since I didn't ticked the box in iAlertU. I rebooted my mac but I cannot stop starting iAlertU so it does what is should very good...;-) If someone nows the tric to solve this please...thx
    anonymous-squirrel-4040
    anonymous-squirrel-4040
    Aug 20 2011
    0.74
    0.0
    Aug 20 2011
    0.0
    Version: 0.74
    Can't get email notification to work under any combination of names, ISPs, settings, etc. Earlier versions worked well (but I've moved to Lion since). Otherwise, a nifty, highly-recommended app, but the email notification is indispensable.
    Diaa
    Diaa
    Aug 20 2011
    0.74
    5.0
    Aug 20 2011
    5.0
    Version: 0.74
    This App is one of the most important apps in my laptop, because of the active developer who always updates his iAlertU and fix the issues, Also, it is very important for who have intruders people in their homes!! In addition, it gets a new features which is really really cool. The one thing that i noticed that, sometimes it's not stable and i got some bugs which force me to shutdown my laptop.
    maxwelltsai1987
    maxwelltsai1987
    Jun 13 2011
    0.73
    5.0
    Jun 13 2011
    5.0
    Version: 0.73
    This is actually pretty good! I like it. I used it to scare two little kids that were so interested in macs. I said something like if you make it the mac "screen" the police will come. From that time on, they don't dare touch my mac.
    DNG
    DNG
    Jun 12 2011
    0.73
    0.0
    Jun 12 2011
    0.0
    Version: 0.73
    after download ialertu on my macpro the app fails to open. Any suggestions? thanks
    NoriMori
    NoriMori
    Apr 13 2011
    0.71
    0.5
    Apr 13 2011
    0.5
    Version: 0.71
    Oh, great software. It's really great to configure the application, close your computer, and be greeted with a sound like a car alarm even though you never armed it, without being given any options for turning the alarm off. It fills me with so much joy to restart my computer 10 times trying to disarm the application before the alarm goes off, and then try to Trash it before the alarm goes off but being unable to do so because it's already open. It's the mark of truly excellent software that I had to open the package contents and trash the "Contents" folder to put my computer back to normal. Never downloading this piece of crap again.
    Magnus1108
    Magnus1108
    Feb 4 2011
    0.69
    1.0
    Feb 4 2011
    1.0
    Version: 0.69
    What shall I do if I can't disarm it? I have trying to enter my password but it won't login..
    Culture-Of-One
    Culture-Of-One
    Oct 12 2010
    0.68
    0.0
    Oct 12 2010
    0.0
    Version: 0.68
    Great program, but I can't seem to upgrade to 0.68; I get an error from SourceForge when I try the Download link. When I try a direct download, I get an empty ZIP file. When I try to upgrade through v0.67, I get permission errors. Any idea what I'm doing wrong?
    Cgc
    Cgc
    Oct 4 2010
    0.67
    0.0
    Oct 4 2010
    0.0
    Version: 0.67
    Great screenshot...a ninja is stealing your Mac. Easily identifiable unless he doesn't always wear his ninja suit everywhere.
    jcraig
    jcraig
    Oct 4 2010
    0.66
    1.0
    Oct 4 2010
    1.0
    Version: 0.66
    Version 0.66 does indeed now work on OS X 10.5.8!
    Dasgimp
    Dasgimp
    Oct 1 2010
    0.65
    0.0
    Oct 1 2010
    0.0
    Version: 0.65
    The concept and idea of this program is awesome. My only major gripe is that it does not really lend support to other camera sources. I have a Mac Pro, which does not have an iSight camera, but I do have a Logitech camera with a microphone designed for Mac. Hopefully with future updates this might be rectified.
    Efm333
    Efm333
    Sep 30 2010
    0.64
    5.0
    Sep 30 2010
    5.0
    Version: 0.64
    Finally 0.64 and all works perfectly with 10.6.4
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