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Use VirusBarrier X6 to Find Internet Traffic Paths

Need to find out who owns a domain name, or where your traffic is being routed? VirusBarrier X6 has a number of network monitoring tools, including a built-in Whois search tool, and a Traceroute feature. If you use the latter, you can even display a map after the traceroute has completed, showing exactly where in the world data passes between your Mac and a selected IP address.

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OmniWeb 5.5 Goes Universal, Switches to WebKit

The Omni Group has completed a deceptively minor update to OmniWeb, their feature-laden Web browser that sports iconic tabs, workspaces, RSS news feeds, site-specific preferences, and moreShow full article

Interarchy 8.2 Adds Growl Support and More

Stairways Software has released Interarchy 8.2, the latest version of their highly flexible file transfer tool and network utility. Notable new features include support for Growl notifications (an independent system-wide notification method), file converters that automatically convert files on upload/download, and easier bookmarking via a Bookmark button in every window's status barShow full article

C4 Developer Conference Promises a Taste of MacHack

Jonathan "Wolf" Rentzsch, who has contributed a number of articles to TidBITS over the years, and who was a fixture at the MacHack/ADHOC conference, has decided that if we can't have MacHack any more, he'll just have to hack together his own conferenceShow full article

Parallels Desktop Updated for Mac Pro and Leopard

Parallels, Inc. last week announced a release candidate for an update to their Parallels Desktop for Mac, adding compatibility for Apple's new Mac Pro computer and the developer builds of Mac OS X 10.5 LeopardShow full article

coconutWiFi Reveals Nearby Networks, Status

Wi-Fi networks are everywhere, but finding them often requires tedious use of the erratic AirPort menu in the menu bar, or a separately running application, like iStumbler, that shows more information than most people requireShow full article

iMac Line Adds Core 2 Duo Chip, 24-inch Model

Last week, Apple announced two notable changes to the iMac line, available now. First, all iMacs now use Intel's new 64-bit Core 2 Duo processor, which Apple claims can deliver up to 50 percent faster performance than previous Core Duo processorsShow full article

BBEdit 8.5 Adds Function via Form

One of the great myths, in my personal experience, is that when you pull up the ratty carpeting in an old house that you've just bought, you'll find a gorgeous hardwood floorShow full article

Behind the TidBITS Curtain

I've been pretty quiet about our recent transition to a new back-end infrastructure, mostly because I didn't want to be talking about things that might change from week to week, and because I didn't want to tempt fate any more than was necessaryShow full article

Take Control News/11-Sep-06

Airline Ticket Ebook Now Available in Print -- Anyone who's interested in reading "Take Control of Booking a Cheap Airline Ticket" on paper, rather than onscreen, can now purchase a print-on-demand version of the book, although we strongly recommend using the links in the ebook when it comes time to visit booking sites on the WebShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/11-Sep-06

Comments on: Mac to School 2006: The $2,000 Challenge -- Dan Pourhadi's back-to-school article elicits praise and discussion of laptop memory. 7 messages Preserving digital media across the ages -- Remember those CDs you burned your important files onto? They may not last as long as you once thoughtShow full article

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