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This issue marks our fifth year – where has the time gone? Apple made some interesting announcements today of official next-day support on eWorld (finally!) and price drops on the PowerBook 150. Power Computing and Now Software announce a bundling deal, Tonya reviews ProPhone – a CD-ROM database that fails to replace a phone book but serves as a bad marketing tool – and finally, we have another installment of good and bad customer service stories.

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The PowerBook 150

The PowerBook 150 is the orphaned cousin of Apple's laptop computer family, but with today's price drops, it becomes an affordable alternative for those who don't need fancier PowerBooks

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Kick Your Epson into Gear

Kick Your Epson into Gear -- If you have an Epson Color Stylus printer (see TidBITS-266), you might be interested in two handy Photoshop utilities to improve the color accuracy and the quality of high-resolution images

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TidBITS 5.0

This issue marks the fifth year of TidBITS, making it one of the oldest edited electronic publications on the Internet. We have survived 273 issues, a format change from HyperCard to setext at TidBITS-100, the rise of the World-Wide Web, and the inevitable burnout that Tonya and Geoff have helped eliminate from what is no longer a one-person job

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Hits and Misses of Customer Service

Back in TidBITS-262, we said that we don't make a habit of passing along the many and varied tales of customer service TidBITS readers send to us. However, lots of people wrote in to say that they liked the article, and we can occasionally be accused of playing to the masses