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TidBITS#369/10-Mar-97

How long will you wait for Mac OS 8? Only a few months, as Apple re-christens Tempo. Also this week, we bring you news on a final release of CFM-68K, increases in Mac OS market share, and a sweet deal from Apple for some Performa owners. Plus, we take a look at feedback from readers on retail Macintosh sales, and Matt Neuburg offers an in-depth look at the multimedia authoring program SuperCard 3.0.

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CFM-68K 4.0

CFM-68K 4.0 -- Apple has released version 4.0 of the CFM-68K Runtime Enabler, which corrects "all known problems" with previous versions of the component (see TidBITS-356)

Geoff Duncan No comments

Info-Mac Shutting Down for Two Weeks

Info-Mac Shutting Down for Two Weeks -- Beginning 12-Mar-97, the Info-Mac software archive and mailing list will be down for two weeks to allow the all-volunteer Info-Mac moderators to shift their operations from the venerable sumex-aim.stanford.edu to a new machine

Adam Engst No comments

WebTV Alertbox

WebTV Alertbox -- After Mark Anbinder's article about the WebTV in TidBITS-367, Keith Instone wrote to suggest that we check out an article about the WebTV

Tonya Engst No comments

Front Lines Follow-up

Back in TidBITS-367, Ian Gregson reported on his experiences while working at Future Shop during the last holiday shopping season, and suggested that Apple could improve sales by better convincing consumers that they want Macs and by better rewarding salespeople who sell Macs

Matt Neuburg No comments

Surprised by SuperCard

As a long-time user of Apple's HyperCard, I had never given SuperCard a glance. HyperCard, when it was free, had been my reason for first buying a Macintosh; with it, I've written language-lab courseware and distributed stacks on the net, and I still reach for it to contrive spontaneous solutions when information storage or task automation beckons