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Open a Finder Window with the App Switcher

If you don't have any Finder windows open and want to switch to the Finder and open a window in one fell swoop, bring up the app switcher with Command-Tab and tab over to the Finder icon. While still holding down Command, press the Option key, and then release the Command key. You're switched to the Finder, with a new default window open for you.

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StyleWriters and Ethernet

StyleWriters and Ethernet -- Last week, Apple announced the Color StyleWriter 1500 and 2500, which offer color inkjet printing at about $280 and $380, respectivelyShow full article

RAM Doubler, PowerBooks, and 7.5.3?

RAM Doubler, PowerBooks, and 7.5.3? Connectix reports it's investigating a problem using RAM Doubler 1.6.1 on PowerBooks. Apparently, the machines may crash when they wake up if they're running System 7.5.3Show full article

Netscape Posts Two Updates

Netscape Posts Two Updates -- Netscape has released version 2.01 of Netscape Navigator, which improves on 2.0 by offering security enhancements, including a preference to disable JavaScriptShow full article

Now Utilities 6.0 Public Beta

Now Utilities 6.0 Public Beta -- Not wanting to miss out on the public beta craze that's now de rigeur among software companies, Now Software has announced a (brief) public beta of Now Utilities 6.0, which it plans to ship on 29-Mar-96Show full article

I Am Joe's Book

The Nisus Way (ISBN 1-55828-455-9), a book written by Joe Kissell , doesn't have much of a plot, but it does offer good writing and generally excellent explanations of how normal people can make Nisus Writer lie down at their feet and perform a variety of tricksShow full article

Network Servers Rebuttal

I have been intently watching (and participating) in Apple's evolving server strategy, especially since I have managed AppleShare (and other servers) for many yearsShow full article

Cool Tools - Where are They Now?

In his interview in TidBITS-305, Peter Lewis suggested checking in on the recipients of Apple's Cool Tools Awards from September of 1994. It was such a good suggestion that I gathered up email addresses for those folks and sent out some queries, and I received responses from everyone other than the Cornell CU-SeeMe folksShow full article

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