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View Extra Bluetooth Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, Option-click the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar to view a few additional items in the Bluetooth menu. Specifically, it enables you to open three utility applications: Bluetooth Explorer, Bluetooth Diagnostic Utility, and PacketLogger. These are likely of interest primarily to experts, but if you're having troubles with Bluetooth, the Bluetooth Diagnostic Utility in particular may be useful. (These tools are available only if you've installed Apple's Developer Tools.)

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Internet Explorer 3.0

Internet Explorer 3.0 -- Microsoft released the final version of Internet Explorer 3.0 for Power Macs at Macworld Expo last week. In addition to support for HTML style sheets and the (debatable) RSAC Internet Ratings system, Explorer 3.0 includes support for ActiveX and JavaShow full article

Macromedia Acquires FutureWave

Macromedia Acquires FutureWave -- Last week, Macromedia made a play for dominating the online multimedia market by announcing it had acquired FutureWave Software, makers of the FutureSplash software family which (among other things) creates compact vector-based animations that are viewable through Web browser plug-insShow full article

About the Show: Macworld Expo San Francisco

After every Macworld Expo, I write an article expressing my thoughts about the show. For the most part, those articles haven't been particularly positive in recent yearsShow full article

Keying in Great NeXTpectations

As you might imagine after reading Adam's and Geoff's essays in TidBITS-360, last week's Macworld Expo buzzed with talk about Apple's acquisition of NeXT SoftwareShow full article

Macworld Expo Superlatives/Jan-97

Macworld Expo brings out not just the best and the worst in the Macintosh industry, but also the strangest. Besides, after four days of walking around the cavernous Moscone Center, surrounded by 70,000 Macintosh fans, it's hard to keep a firm grip on realityShow full article

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