No, really. Where in the world are the news?
As you probably noticed, the website has issues right now, it will be fixed of course.
Is the project still alive? Last news and update was on July 20 and since that developer doesn't even appear to answer questions
Yes it's still alive and well and the developer actually posted in a couple of threads yesterday.
Rings are pretty fine but this is the only significant thing done for this entire year.
Rings are the result of several months of development, as well as debugging.
Unfortunately bugs are prioritized over new features.