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Mailing List Managers Updated

The two major commercial mailing list manager programs for the Macintosh, StarNine's ListSTAR and FogCity's LetterRip, have both received free updates recently

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Add Contextual Menus to System 7, 68K Macs

In our coverage of Mac OS 8's contextual menu capabilities in Of Mice and Menus (TidBITS 398), we neglected to mention Mark Aiken's PowerMenu. The $15 shareware utility adds contextual menu plug-ins to Mac OS 8, and provides its particular contextual menu commands, through an extension, to machines running System 7.1 or later and 68040-based Macs running Mac OS 8

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TidBITS Editors Launch New Publication – NetBITS

Building on over seven years of experience in technology and online publishing, TidBITS Electronic Publishing today launched a new newsletter, NetBITS

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Intel to Acquire Dayna Communications

Intel Corporation announced an agreement to acquire Dayna Communications, Inc., the Salt Lake City company that has produced popular networking and storage peripherals (remember the DaynaFile that read 5.25" DOS disks?) for Macintosh and Windows computers for over a decade

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Easier Than Upgrading a PC

Connectix has released the Virtual PC 1.0.1 Updater. The new version makes Virtual PC easier to use, fixes bugs, and should make gamers happy with improved game support

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EIMS 2.0b3 Released

Qualcomm has released EIMS 2.0b3, the latest public beta of the popular SMTP- and POP-based Eudora Internet Mail Server. Changes from 2.0b2 include a fix for a problem with Windows 95 mail client POP3 connections not closing and support for multiple domains for the password server

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Internet Config 1.4 Released

Peter N Lewis and Quinn have released version 1.4 of Internet Config, the public domain solution for centralizing Internet preferences such as email server, Web home page, download folder, and much more

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Macworld Big Apple

IDG Expo Management, formed with the recent acquisition of MHA Event Management, announced that future east coast Macworld Expos will be held in New York City rather than in Boston, as has happened since 1984

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Macromedia Dream Drawing Contest

Macromedia apparently has plans afoot to release a new Web publishing tool, and they've chosen to interest potential purchasers through a four-part, four-week contest

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EIMS 2.0 Public Beta

Qualcomm has released version 2.0b2 of Eudora Internet Mail Server (EIMS), formerly known as Apple Internet Mail Server and, before that, MailShare. When released, EIMS 2.0 will be a $199 commercial application; EIMS 1.2 will remain freeware

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Jobs Named "Interim CEO"

After serving as a "special advisor" to Apple's board of directors and executive management team for several months, Steve Jobs has been officially named interim CEO until Apple's board can tap a new CEO, likely before year's end

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Mac OS Up-To-Date Program Expanded

Yesterday, Apple reversed its Mac OS Up-To-Date program, under which Macintosh purchasers who received Mac OS 7.6 can upgrade to Mac OS 8 for $9.95 plus tax

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Motorola Exits Mac Clone Market

The Mac OS clone market took one more step toward oblivion today as Motorola Inc. announced that it will stop developing and selling Mac OS compatible machines at the end of 1997

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Apple Board Meets, Apple Confirms Newton Resorption

Apple's board of directors is meeting in person today for the first time since the changes made during Boston Macworld Expo (see Microsoft is Jobs #1 in TidBITS 392, 11-Aug-97)

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Netscape Navigator 4.03.1 Released

Netscape Communications has released version 4.03.1 of the stand-alone version of Netscape Navigator (not Communicator, there is no Netscape Communicator 4.03.1)