Single Time Machine Backups
Tired of Time Machine running all the time? You can turn it off in the Time Machine preference pane, but still initiate a single backup by choosing Back Up Now from Time Machine's menu bar icon. Of course, your backup is much less likely to be up to date, but Time Machine won't be taking any resources while you're trying to work.
Remember those Programming for Poets courses in college? This week, our Technical Editor Geoff Duncan waxes poetical about the capabilities of Apple's low-level debugger MacsBug when placed in the hands of merely geeky non-programmers. Also this week, we welcome two new sponsors - Maxum and Dantz, announce Conflict Catcher 8.0.2 and a public beta of the hot Eudora Pro 4.1, and relay news of a free version of Nisus Writer you can download.
Conflict Catcher Completes Mac OS 8.5 Compatibility -- Casady & Greene today released a free update to Conflict Catcher 8.0, adding full Mac OS 8.5 compatibilityShow full article
Eudora Pro 4.1 in Public Beta -- We reserve reporting on public betas to truly impressive releases, and Qualcomm's Eudora Pro 4.1 beta falls squarely into that categoryShow full article
Nisus Writer 4.1 Free! Nisus Software has taken the unusual step of releasing an older version of their powerful word processor, Nisus Writer 4.1, for freeShow full article
The Mac is back. A year or so ago, many people pointed to the thinning of the Macintosh magazines (and the Macworld/MacUser merger) as evidence of Apple's troublesShow full article
Here's a fun game: let's plot Macintosh software on a map of the Earth, based on how Mac-like the software is. We would naturally plot the points representing the easiest, most intuitive software for the Mac OS at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, CaliforniaShow full article