Tune in to this week’s issue to find out about new StyleWriters and a new Newton. We also have news about Netscape 2.01, a public beta of Now Utilities 6.0, and reports of a problem with PowerBooks, RAM Doubler, and System 7.5.3. The issue continues with a review of the first Nisus Writer book, an analysis of the importance of Apple’s new Network Servers, and a look at out how recipients of Apple’s Cool Tools awards have put their prizes to use.
StyleWriters and Ethernet -- Last week, Apple announced the Color StyleWriter 1500 and 2500, which offer color inkjet printing at about $280 and $380, respectively
RAM Doubler, PowerBooks, and 7.5.3? Connectix reports it's investigating a problem using RAM Doubler 1.6.1 on PowerBooks. Apparently, the machines may crash when they wake up if they're running System 7.5.3
Now Utilities 6.0 Public Beta -- Not wanting to miss out on the public beta craze that's now de rigeur among software companies, Now Software has announced a (brief) public beta of Now Utilities 6.0, which it plans to ship on 29-Mar-96
The Nisus Way (ISBN 1-55828-455-9), a book written by Joe Kissell , doesn't have much of a plot, but it does offer good writing and generally excellent explanations of how normal people can make Nisus Writer lie down at their feet and perform a variety of tricks
I have been intently watching (and participating) in Apple's evolving server strategy, especially since I have managed AppleShare (and other servers) for many years
In his interview in TidBITS-305, Peter Lewis suggested checking in on the recipients of Apple's Cool Tools Awards from September of 1994. It was such a good suggestion that I gathered up email addresses for those folks and sent out some queries, and I received responses from everyone other than the Cornell CU-SeeMe folks