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Apple Expo Paris 2001 Cancelled, Seybold Continues

Apple Expo Paris 2001 Cancelled, Seybold Continues -- In a brief announcement today, Apple cancelled Apple Expo 2001, scheduled for 26-Sep-01 through 30-Sep-01 in Paris, FranceShow full article

Handspring Introduces Pro and Neo Visors

Handspring Introduces Pro and Neo Visors -- Handspring today released two new Visor devices, adding speed and more memory to the Palm OS-based handheldsShow full article

CS Odessa Takes ConceptDraw Professional

CS Odessa Takes ConceptDraw Professional -- CS Odessa today released ConceptDraw Professional, a beefed-up version of the company's powerful and flexible graphics application (for a full review, see "Make the Connection with ConceptDraw" in TidBITS-553)Show full article

Tune In, Help Out, Move Forward

I have no special knowledge of international affairs, nor do I pretend to speak from such a position. But as I've sat, shocked, sick, and numb, over the last few days, I believe that some acknowledgment in TidBITS of last Tuesday's horrific terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon is appropriate. My reasoning is simpleShow full article

The Other Kind of Wireless Palm

The one portable device I carry that still needs wires is the smallest, a Palm Vx. Until recently, any mention of a Palm OS device and wireless technology involved getting a Palm VII, with its built-in wireless modem, or using a cellular modemShow full article

Wait, iRemember That!

The evolution of the computer is a tale of continually added capability, marked by the same fits and starts that are the hallmark of biological evolutionShow full article

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