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Translators Needed

Translators Needed -- For the last year or so, teams of dedicated volunteer translators have created award-winning translations of TidBITS in Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, and SpanishShow full article

Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0a

Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0a -- Although I use a variety of browsers to view and test Web sites, I'm using Microsoft's Internet Explorer with increasing regularityShow full article

Quicken 7 R6

Steve Becker writes: Intuit has released an R6 update for Quicken 7 and Quicken 7 Deluxe. The update fixes several bugs (see TidBITS-353 and TidBITS-359), and the non-standard ROI (Return On Investment) calculation in the Portfolio window has been replaced by the preferred ROI calculation used in the Investment Performance reportShow full article

Get Even Richer

Get Even Richer -- If you were intrigued by the Crack A Mac challenge underway in Sweden to break into a Macintosh Web server (see TidBITS-365) but felt pot wasn't sweet enough, you might be interested to know that several Mac resellers have donated additional funds to raise the jackpot to over $10,000 U.SShow full article

TidBITS Macintosh Search Tool Shootout

For some time, we've been lamenting the fact that TidBITS doesn't have a good, full-text, search engine. Years ago, Ephraim Vishniac set up an excellent WAIS source for TidBITS, but that was when Thinking Machines ran the public WAIS server on their Connection MachineShow full article

Macworld Tokyo: Of Cameras and Macs

The Tokyo version of Macworld Expo always comes off brighter, perkier, and quite different from the Macworld shows held in Boston and San Francisco. Booths are generally larger, have more staff, and the "booth babe" is a staple of nearly every venueShow full article

Bandwidth and Latency: It's the Latency, Stupid (Part 2)

[Last week in TidBITS-367, Stuart examined issues of latency and delay in typical modem-based Internet communications. This week, Stuart offers general observations on how bandwidth can be used more efficiently and how it effects the overall latency of a connection.] Last week, I asked readers to imagine a world where the only network connection you can get to your house is a modem running over a telephone line at 33 KbpsShow full article

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