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New Power Macs! Apple introduces an impressive set of second-generation Power Macs at MacWorld Expo in Boston. Also this week, news and information on new Apple AV monitors, a patch for Netscape 1.1N, a plan that lets QuickTake 100 owners upgrade to a QuickTake 150, and all the details on the latest patch to the Power Mac version of Microsoft Office. Finally, Adam announces the third edition of his book and that it’s available – free! – on the Web.

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Netscape 1.1N Patch for SLIP

Netscape 1.1N Patch for SLIP -- It appears that Netscape has released patchers to Netscape 1.1N which install improved networking code that should "crash less on SLIP-based connections." I'm all in favor of Netscape crashing less; however, a couple notes are in order

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New Apple AV Monitors

New Apple AV Monitors -- Today Apple announced the availability of two new AV-style monitors today at MacWorld Expo in Boston. The AppleVision 1710AV is a multisync 17-inch Trinitron with a .26 dot pitch and resolutions from 640 by 480 (67 Hz) to 1280 by 1024 pixels (75 Hz)

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AOL 2.6 Mac Client Available

AOL 2.6 Mac Client Available -- America Online has made version 2.6 of its client software available via FTP. Version 2.6 optionally includes AOL's Web Browser - based on code from InterCon's TCP/Connect II - as well as enhancements to its client interface and bug fixes

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Apple Unveils Three New Power Macs

Apple today announced the availability of three new desktop machines: the Power Macintosh 8500, 7500, and 7200. These second-generation Power Macs put technology introduced in the Power Mac 9500 (see TidBITS-282) into aggressively priced packages designed for professionals and mainstream users. These machines underscore Apple's commitment to the new PCI bus (each featuring three PCI expansion slots) and DIMM memory modules