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Knoware, a Macintosh Internet provider in the Netherlands, has created a prototype of a simple POP (Post Office Protocol) client for the Newton, according to Merik Voswinkel of KnowareShow full article

SITcomm shipped

SITcomm shipped last week, marking Aladdin Systems' first foray into the communications market after years of concentrating on utility programs. SITcomm's claims to fame are ease of use, automatic handling of logins to many different types of systems, automatic expansion and compression of files using StuffIt technology, and translation of files from non-Macintosh formats using StuffIt translatorsShow full article

Alan Stearns

Alan Stearns writes: Thanks for the write-up of the tracking changes in PageMaker 5.0. We did receive some feedback that tracking was too tight in earlier versions, so now all five tracks are slightly looser than they used to be - not just Normal and Very tight. Your workaround of adding manual range kerning may work in some cases, but it doesn't take you back to the original letter spacing of a 4.0 or 4.2 documentShow full article

New SuperDrive

I briefly mentioned that my new Centris 660AV came with the new SuperDrive that doesn't do automatic inject, as the older SuperDrives did. In that respect the drive is more like the floppy drives on the PowerBooksShow full article

Two Hundred Issues?

I'm astonished. Two hundred issues is a lot, and I had no idea we would reach this mark, not because I ever planned to stop publishing TidBITS, but because I seldom think about the future in that respectShow full article

RSI & Handeze Gloves

My article on the Handeze gloves in TidBITS #199 provoked a number of comments and questions, the most common of which was a request for a non-800 number for Dome PublishingShow full article

Seybold SF Pushes Publishing Even Farther

6500lvee@ucsbuxa.ucsb.edu Conferences have a way of splitting their attendees into two groups, and the Seybold San Francisco Expo was no exceptionShow full article

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