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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.

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Administrivia

Macworld has ended, starting out full of sound and fury (mostly sound) and draining off into the waters of Boston Harbor as everyone tried their hardest to be perky and polite when in fact they too were having trouble standing upShow full article

Fileserver files

Fileserver files -- For those of you who experienced difficulty in receiving files while I attended the show, please try again. We had some modem difficulties which I can now handleShow full article

Late-breaking Legalities!

Judge Walker of the US District Court of Northern California upheld his earlier ruling in favor of Microsoft in the long-standing suit with Apple over various visual displays in WindowsShow full article

Macworld Superlatives

At a trade show with thousands of products, it's impossible to see everything, or even all the important things. If you missed some of these products, or if you missed the Expo entirely, please contact the companies mentioned below and tell them you read about their products in TidBITSShow full article

Apple Futures I

Sometimes half the trick in dealing with Macworld Expo is knowing where to look for the real news. That was certainly the case this time, as some of the most stunning new technology shown at Macworld appeared at the nearby Boston Computer Museum as the System Software Revolution Showcase. Several Apple teams, and representatives from a variety of third-party developers, displayed uses of system software features that are as yet unavailable to the end userShow full article

CPU

Those of you with PowerBooks would do well to check out a new utility from Connectix, called Connectix PowerBook Utilities, or CPU. I had a chance to use CPU because Seattle's dBUG kindly lent me a PowerBook 140, and I must say that I liked both a lotShow full article

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