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TidBITS#238/08-Aug-94

Last week was Macworld Expo Boston, and everyone who writes at all regularly for TidBITS attended the show. This issue brings you Mark’s Expo Superlatives, Adam’s Expo thoughts, and Tonya’s favorite shipping Expo product – surprisingly, a CD about Thai food and culture. This issue also covers an upcoming version of FirstClass that will support TCP/IP connections and the issues surrounding Iomega’s recent licensing of SyQuest cartridge technology.

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Administrivia

Our sincere apologies for missing the netters' dinner last week in Boston. I was stricken with the Martian Death Flu on Thursday, and decided that a three-hour nap in the middle of the day was the better part of valor (and dinner)

Mark H. Anbinder No comments

Apple’s new PowerBook 150

Apple's new PowerBook 150 doesn't work properly with most internal modems, according to Global Village, makers of the PowerPort modems. Apparently Apple's original 2400 bps fax/data PowerBook modem works, but that's about it, even though Apple intended for all modems designed for 100-series PowerBooks to work

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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 Macworld Boston entirely, please contact the companies mentioned below and tell them you read about their products in TidBITS

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A Taste of Thai

When Adam and I moved to Seattle from upstate New York, we discovered the delights of Thai food. After some experimentation with fish sauce, lime leaves, and curry pastes we learned how to make a few dishes at home, but our cultural background makes it difficult to locate and prepare the correct ingredients

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SoftArc Shows TCP/IP FirstClass

SoftArc Inc., the Ontario-based developer of the FirstClass mail and conferencing software, announced earlier this month that an upcoming version of FirstClass will add TCP/IP to its suite of internally supported communications methods, which currently include asynchronous modem and other serial connections, AppleTalk, Communications Toolbox (CTB), and IPX links