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Administrivia

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Macintosh TV Redux

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Martin Fenner

Martin Fenner writes: I have both the book and disk versions of PowerBook: The Digital Nomad's Guide (discussed in TidBITS #201). The disk version is based on Voyager's Expanded Book concept, about which many people have mixed feelingsShow full article

Dieter Hirschmann

Dieter Hirschmann writes: Spectrum Information Technologies, John Sculley's new company, might have some rough times ahead of it (see TidBITS #199 for more information)Show full article

Prodigy Internet Rate Update

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Soft Support

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Made For Each Other

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Hypertext '93

Hypertext. It's a term that causes eyes to glaze over and heads to nod dumbly. Most people have heard the term, coined in 1965 by Ted Nelson, but few who haven't used it could define itShow full article

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