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TidBITS#403/03-Nov-97

Tired of your eyes being tired? Read on for Jeff Carlson’s overview of screen typography – why it works, why it doesn’t, and what you can do about it. Fabrizio Oddone weighs in with a solution to the problem of Internet mirror sites, and Geoff Duncan discusses IDE hard disk problems impacting a range Performas and Power Macs. We also pass on announcements of StuffIt Deluxe 4.5, Riven (the sequel to Myst), and GraphicConverter 3.0.1.

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Aladdin Stuffs In More Features

Aladdin Stuffs In More Features -- Aladdin has begun shipping StuffIt Deluxe 4.5, the more-powerful, commercial version of Aladdin's suite of non-commercial compression software that offers extensive file compression and encoding features

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Riven Arrival

Riven Arrival -- Myst, a CD-ROM-based adventure game created by Cyan, is known for its fantastical images and immersive play. In 1993, Myst took the computer world by storm and continues to enjoy a record-breaking run on PC Data's top ten best-seller list for software games, with more than 3.5 million copies sold

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GraphicConverter Turns 3.0

GraphicConverter Turns 3.0 -- Lemke Software has released GraphicConverter 3.0. GraphicConverter has long been a shareware favorite for manipulating graphics, thanks to its extensive feature set and affordable price (U.S

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IDE Recommend Updating

During the last few weeks Apple has released two significant updates for Macs with ATA (IDE) hard disk drives. You may need one (or both) of these updates to correct problems that can lead to data loss or cause your Mac to fail to recognize its hard drive, resulting in the dreaded "flashing question mark" when you start your machine