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Tom Fitch writes, "In TidBITS-058, you mention that the Magnavox color monitor is a Trinitron, when in fact it is made by Phillips. Still a pretty good screen for the moneyShow full article
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Anyone who has programmed on the Mac has used Inside Mac (OK, maybe a few bright people can just guess at the specifics, but everyone else looks it up)Show full article