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January 2010

Zuriu, Get Satisfaction, & New Language Packs

01/02/2010 @ 9:22am MT...
Firstly, we would like to start out by announcing the rebranding of SodaBush. With the changing of the New Year we are stepping into 2010 as Zuriu! In the next coming months layout changes, reorganizations, and (most importantly) simplification will be seen throughout the site. Please check out to follow our progress.
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June 2009

Web Site Transition Complete

06/23/2009 @ 8:27am MT...
We've finally completed the move to our new web server. We apologize for any outage inconvenience you may have experienced. Please let us know if you have any problems with our web site by contacting us or sending an email to
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March 2009

Internet Explorer 8 Ready to Go!

03/29/2009 @ 9:48pm MT...
On September 29, 2008, thanks to our users, we discovered a critical flaw with IE8 Beta and Windowpaper XP. We have tested the March 19, 2009, release version of Internet Explorer 8 and have verified that this bug has been fixed. Internet Explorer 8 is now fully compatible with Windowpaper XP (v1.01 and Beta 2).

November 2008

Windowpaper XP v2.0 Turkish Language Pack Available

11/29/2008 @ 2:16pm MT...
Many thanks to fero74 of for the Turkish translation of Windowpaper XP v2.0, available for download here under the "Language Packs" heading. If anyone has any suggested corrections or improvements please don't hesitate to contact us. Çok teşekkür ederim, fero74!

September 2008

Critical WpXP and IE8 Beta Compatibility Flaw

09/29/2008 @ 7:25am MT...
Thanks to the great insight of our users, we have discovered a critical flaw with the operability between Windowpaper XP and Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 8 Beta.
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June 2008

Zurvan v1.0 Alpha 3 is Now Available!

06/03/2008 @ 9:12am MT...
We are pleased to announce Zurvan v1.0 Alpha 3--one more step closer to the Beta Release! This new alpha has several important changes and we recommend that everyone with Alpha 1 or 2 update to Alpha 3 as soon as possible. Remember, it's not too late to take advantage of the Zurvan Alpha Test Project or to learn about how you can get Zurvan for a special introductory price of $10.95 USD!
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March 2008

Windowpaper XP v2.0 Beta 2 is Now Available!

03/27/2008 @ 8:20pm MT...
The newest version of Windowpaper has been refined and polished via bug fixes, visual cues, and new language support options. This beta is the first to fully support the SodaBush Language Pack Builder which enables language pack generation for any language you can think of! Check out the entire Build Record for more detailed information.
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New Utility for Language Support

03/27/2008 @ 7:35pm MT...
Want to use your favorite SodaBush software in your native language? Download our newest freeware utility—the SodaBush Language Pack Builder—in order to create quick localization packs. As always, we greatly appreciate your support. If anyone is able to perform complete localizations please send them our way so they can be posted for others to enjoy.
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Windowpaper XP v2.0 Beta is Now Available!

03/02/2008 @ 11:04pm MT...
We have been very pleased with the feedback from the Alpha test and are now able to graduate Windowpaper XP v2.0 to Beta status. We'd like to extend a great big THANK YOU to everyone who took the time to send us their feedback. We couldn't have done it without you!
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February 2008

Change of Focus, LLCs, Mailing Lists, and Zazzle

02/10/2008 @ 2:04am MT...
Extra! Extra! We've got a slew of updates for you! We're proud to announce that we are officially an LLC, we have a new mailing list system to help bring you the news you're looking for, and we've made new friends at Zazzle.
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November 2007

Zurvan v1.0 Alpha 2 is Now Available!

11/18/2007 @ 1:35pm MT...
Zurvan Alpha 2 is finally here taking care of some necessary bugs as well as implementing new interface and further feature expansion. Download the free Alpha 2 of Zurvan or learn how you can get Zurvan SR (Stable Release) for a special introductory price of $10.95 USD.

June 2007

Zurvan v1.0 Alpha is Now Available!

06/05/2007 @ 7:34am MT...
The newest time management solution from SodaBush Development (formerly Tyme Keeper) is now available! Learn more about our newest family member.

May 2007

Windowpaper XP v2.0 Alpha is Now Available!

05/24/2007 @ 7:19am MT...
The newest version of your favorite folder customization software for Microsoft Windows XP is now available! (Available now from the Windowpaper Downloads.)

Coming July 2007 - Windowpaper XP 2.0!

05/08/2007 @ 7:05am MT...
We are proud to announce Windowpaper XP 2.0! This version will be available by July 2007 - hopefully earlier. It will reintroduce our favorite customizations such as background image, background color, and text color but also bring new customizations to the table. Check out more information about WpXP v2.0!

July 2006

Spam n' Google Talk

07/15/2006 @ 3:07am MT...
Greetings everyone! Yes, we're still alive, sorry about the lack in news updates, class has started again. =( Anyways, on to the brief news! We've finally got our SPAM under control so feel free to drop us emails and expect great turnaround time. We also have Google Talk so if you catch us online we'll be able to answer your questions in real-time! Add us as a friend (our username is:! Also keep an eye on deadQuasar to get detailed news and answers to your questions about our software products. Thanks for your continued support!!

January 2006


01/16/2006 @ 3:18am MT...
We'd like to introduce Bryan's blog - deadquasar. Here you'll be able to find real time updates, screen shots, and more. Check it out at Happy 2006 Everyone!
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August 2005

Windowpaper XP 2.0 On the Way

08/31/2005 @ 7:10am MT...
You're favorite Windows XP customization tool is undergoing an overhaul as you read this! Check these features out...
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July 2005

Tyme Keeper Coming Soon

07/20/2005 @ 5:40am MT...
Get ready for the newest program available from SodaBush Development-Tyme Keeper Version One. And we have a little something special for you to check out in the mean tyme...
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May 2004

New Windowpapers and Review Available

05/24/2004 @ 6:19am MT...
Lots of new today! We have added a couple new windowpapers, a review from the Bangkok Post, and an announcement about our new support system which will be available soon! So let's get started...
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March 2004

Windowpaper XP v1.01 Now Available!

03/19/2004 @ 1:35am MT...
Windowpaper XP is finally out of beta testing and comes with a host of new features and bug fixes making it easier for you to customize your folders; all while keeping the simple 1-2-3 interface you love!
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Cleanin' Up the Beagle

03/19/2004 @ 12:49am MT...
On March 2, 2004, Symantec-leader in anti-virus research technology-has reported another dangerous virus which has greatly affected the integrity of the Internet.
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February 2004

W32.Novarg.A@mm Virus

02/01/2004 @ 4:54am MT...
The Norvarg virus is a Category 4 mass-mailing worm released on January 26, 2004. You may have received this virus in your email from "", "", or from anther email address bearing the "" domain. This virus was NOT sent from our systems!
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December 2003

Windowpaper XP and Hyper Color Back Online

12/07/2003 @ 3:11pm MT...
Due to the large influx of traffic generated from the release of Windowpaper XP Beta, we have decided to move to a larger server. Windowpaper and Hyper Color are back online for as long as our new bandwidth can handle the demand.
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Runnin' Low on Bandwidth

12/06/2003 @ 9:15am MT...
Due to an unanticipated, overwhelming demand for "Windowpaper XP" and "Hyper Color" we are forced to take them offline temporarily as we are running drastically low on bandwidth.
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12/01/2003 @ 10:18am MT...
At 2:18am on December 1, 2003 we finally uploaded our new site design as well as many necessary updates. Nearly 95% of our content has been refreshed and will continue to refresh within these next few weeks.
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November 2003

Windowpaper XP Available for Download

11/28/2003 @ 10:32pm MT...
After using Windows 98/2000, we realized Microsoft had removed the folder customization feature in Windows XP Home/Pro... or have they?
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