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TidBITS, begun in 1990, is an online newsletter and Web site, devoted to the person behind the most personal of personal computers, the Macintosh. TidBITS relates events and products to real life uses and concerns. New TidBITS issues go out every Monday night; articles appear on the Web site throughout the week.

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Story - Adam and Tonya Engst founded TidBITS in April of 1990, and it has been published weekly ever since, which makes it one of the longest-running Internet publications. We've done a lot of things since, including starting the first Internet advertising program in 1992, creating (with Northwest Nexus) the first flat-rate graphical Internet account in 1993, and much more. Read our annual anniversary articles for a sense of what we've done in that time.

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