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TidBITS#137/10-Aug-92

What do you think we’d write about? Macworld Boston, of course, and we have so much to say that the Macworld articles will keep coming for another few issues. This first issue brings you Mark Anbinder’s superlatives of the show and the first half of his discussion of Apple’s new system software technologies. We also managed to sneak in a brief bit about the conclusion of the Apple/Microsoft suit and a review of Connectix PowerBook Utilities.

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Administrivia

Macworld has ended, starting out full of sound and fury (mostly sound) and draining off into the waters of Boston Harbor as everyone tried their hardest to be perky and polite when in fact they too were having trouble standing up

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Fileserver files

Fileserver files -- For those of you who experienced difficulty in receiving files while I attended the show, please try again. We had some modem difficulties which I can now handle

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Late-breaking Legalities!

Judge Walker of the US District Court of Northern California upheld his earlier ruling in favor of Microsoft in the long-standing suit with Apple over various visual displays in Windows

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Macworld Superlatives

At a trade show with thousands of products, it's impossible to see everything, or even all the important things. If you missed some of these products, or if you missed the Expo entirely, please contact the companies mentioned below and tell them you read about their products in TidBITS

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Apple Futures I

Sometimes half the trick in dealing with Macworld Expo is knowing where to look for the real news. That was certainly the case this time, as some of the most stunning new technology shown at Macworld appeared at the nearby Boston Computer Museum as the System Software Revolution Showcase. Several Apple teams, and representatives from a variety of third-party developers, displayed uses of system software features that are as yet unavailable to the end user

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CPU

Those of you with PowerBooks would do well to check out a new utility from Connectix, called Connectix PowerBook Utilities, or CPU. I had a chance to use CPU because Seattle's dBUG kindly lent me a PowerBook 140, and I must say that I liked both a lot