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News from Apple this week includes a request for feedback from ex-32-bit Enabler users, updated free utilities that all Macintosh users should have, and a fix for some LaserWriter NTR bugs. Digging through the Macworld information pile, I glance at some of the small products that make the Mac fun. Finally, if you’re confused and irritated about the scatterbrained Macintosh product line, check out my editorial entitled Proliferation Polemic.

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Sorry this issue is a day late - for those of you not in the U.S., Monday was Labor Day, a national holiday celebrated in true oxymoronic style by not working

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IN CONTROL Offer -- I guess Attain liked Matt Neuburg's review of IN CONTROL in the last issue since they have made it easier for TidBITS readers to check out the program and expand their wardrobes at the same time

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AV Monitor Correction Again

AV Monitor Correction Again -- Daniel V. Blystone writes: "In regards to the comment by Michael Shannon last week, you do not need a TV to see what you are recording QuickTime movies

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CopyDoubler Bug

An unfortunate bug has reared its ugly head in CopyDoubler 2.0, the utility from Fifth Generation Systems that significantly speeds copying. It seems that if you drag a blank floppy disk onto another floppy disk while CopyDoubler is installed, files on your hard disk can be deleted

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Upgrade Your NTR

Apple has announced that replacement ROM chips will be available from service providers to fix two problems in the Personal LaserWriter NTR printer. Users who have experienced either problem are eligible for the upgrade; users who haven't seen either problem probably don't need it. The first problem would be immediately apparent

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I Screen, You Screen

I'm finally processing my stack of information from Macworld Boston, and I wanted to write about some of the products that I liked the most when there, not because they improve your bottom line or productivity, but because they improve your mood

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Proliferation Polemic

Anyone who has tried to buy a Macintosh in recent years or who supports them professionally or personally has no doubt cursed Apple for the proliferation of Macintosh models