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TidBITS#312/29-Jan-96

Psst, did you hear Sun is trying to buy Apple? If not, catch up on the news below! Also, learn about price drops and promotions for Apple Performas, the latest news on WordBasic macro viruses, and info on an update to Quicken 6 and a fix for the PowerBook 2300c. Finally, we round out the issue with reviews of Voyager’s Invisible Universe CD-ROM and a free version of Pictorius’ Prograph programming environment.

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Quicken Online Banking Updater

Quicken Online Banking Updater -- Last week, Intuit released the Online Banking Updater for Quicken 6.0, which updates Quicken 6 from R2 to R5. The package includes an updater application plus new versions of some files that ship with Quicken

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Going Where Someone has Gone Before

Going Where Someone has Gone Before -- In my overview of the Mac version of Microsoft Internet Explorer in TidBITS-311, I mentioned that Explorer was ahead of other browsers in handling a variety of audio formats and QuickTime movies without helper applications

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The TidBITS Server Move

We moved our main Internet server on 25-Jan-96. It had been at our old house, connected to the Internet through the 56K frame relay line that we'd set up while we were living there

Geoff Duncan No comments

The Sun Also Hovers

Last Tuesday, the Mac world went into a tailspin when the Wall Street Journal reported on Sun Microsystems' efforts to buy Apple, saying that a deal was "imminent" between the two companies

Jon Pugh No comments

Invisible Universe

"Amusing and educational" - if you could sum up my life after I'm gone, I hope both of these words could be used, and it always delights me when others follow these precepts

Matt Neuburg No comments

Get Your Hands on Prograph

This past August, Pictorius, a company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, announced plans to release a freeware version of its flagship product, Prograph. The version appeared in the Info-Mac archive in early November