CE Sells QuickConference -- CE Software has announced that the Iowa-based Prairie Group will take over development and sales of QuickConference IP, instant messaging software that evolved from CE's long-standing QuickMail email software. QuickConference IP, which Prairie Group plans to ship on 01-May-98, uses TCP/IP to enable users of Mac OS, Windows NT, and Windows 95 to exchange instant messages on local networks or over the Internet. CE veteran and well-known Mac developer Don Brown, now at Prairie Group, will spearhead continued development of the software, which will cost of $119.95 for a five-user license. [MHA]
New Documents in Snow Leopard's TextEdit
In the Snow Leopard version of TextEdit, you can now create a new document by Control-clicking TextEdit's Dock icon (when it's running), and choosing New Document from the pop-up menu. This isn't a major feature, of course, since you can also just press Command-N while in TextEdit, but consider Control-clicking other applications' Dock icons to see what functions they might make available.
Published in TidBITS 427.
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CE Sells QuickConference
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