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TidBITS#416/09-Feb-98

Apple has made big moves recently, restructuring Claris into FileMaker, Inc. and pulling out of major retail outlets to concentrate on CompUSA. Are these moves an indication that Apple is continuing to retreat from 1997’s losses or that the company has finally learned to focus on a few things and do them well? Check out Adam’s analysis this week, plus the final part of Jeff Carlson’s PalmPilot series and news of Speed Doubler 8.1.

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Administrivia

For a variety of reasons, I'll be more or less away from email for the next five weeks. I'll be using Mikael Hansen's free AutoShare to provide automated vacation mail replies, and although I will read everything I receive during this time, I may not be able to reply

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Speed Doubler 8.1 Coming in March

Speed Doubler 8.1 Coming in March -- Connectix has posted a Speed Doubler 8.1 FAQ that explains why Speed Doubler 8.0 and 8.0.1 don't work with Mac OS 8.1 and claims that a free update will be available in March

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Apple in 1998: Retreat or Focus?

Is Apple continuing to retreat after 1997's losses or starting to recover from those dark days? Apple has made a number of moves in the last few weeks which raise that question, and as with everything that happens at Apple, the answers aren't clear