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TidBITS#225/09-May-94

The issue offers a look at the results of an Ingram Labs test of Power Macs versus Pentiums, a brief review of the PowerSwitch LT, and an analysis of why SyQuest drives may suffer head crashes. Adam and Bill announce their Internet Explorer Kit – a non- technical book that shows what life is like on the Internet, and we conclude with Nick Arnett’s thoughtful comparison of the 15th century printing revolution in Europe and the Internet of today.

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Lord Kelvin

Lord Kelvin deserves an apology; the term "degrees," we're told by numerous alert readers, is not used along with his name in describing the temperature of an object

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CEToolbox 1.7.2

CEToolbox 1.7.2 is in fact the current version, several readers have told us in regard to our mention of it in TidBITS #224. [MHA] Thanks to David "wow, I'm actually correcting one of the BIG guys" Alten for adding that it's available at: ftp://mac.archive.umich.edu/mac/ system.extensions/init/ cetoolbox1.72.sit.hqx

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RSI Network Newsletter

RSI Network Newsletter subscribers might have had problems receiving issue 17. Craig O'Donnell writes: "Thanks to a full moon and an unfortunate series of slip-ups somewhere out in Net-Land, the 17th RSI Network Newsletter mailing went awry

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PowerSwitch LT: Controlling Power Via LocalTalk

My home LaserWriter is tucked away in a closet corner where it's difficult to turn on and off, especially when I'm on a different floor. I don't like leaving it on for long periods of time because the lights dim when it power cycles (it's a power hog) and I've seen the repair bills for office LaserWriters left on year round