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TidBITS#417/16-Feb-98

Creating graphics for the Web is often less fun than pulling teeth and twice as painful. In this issue, guest writer Cynthia Baron takes a detailed look at BoxTop Software’s ImageVice and explores how to make images both look great and download quickly. Also this week, we report on rumors of the Newton’s demise, Emailer 2.0v3, the final 56K modem standard, and reader responses to Apple’s most recent upheavals.

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Newton Rumored Dead and Gone

Newton Rumored Dead and Gone -- Information from a reliable source indicates most of the engineers working on the Newton are gone, other than those fitting a PowerPC chip into the eMate shell in place of the existing StrongARM processor

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ITU Delivers 56K Modem Accord

ITU Delivers 56K Modem Accord -- After months of watching manufacturers fight for dominance in the 56K modem arena, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has established a standard for 56K modem technologies

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Netscape Increments Browsers

Netscape Increments Browsers -- Netscape Communications has released version 4.04.1 of both Netscape Communicator and the stand-alone version of Netscape Navigator, both of which are now available for free (see "Free Netscape" in TidBITS-414)

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Emailer’s Last Gasp Update?

Now that Apple has refocussed its Claris subsidiary on FileMaker and Home Page (see "Claris to Restructure as FileMaker, Inc." in TidBITS-415), the fates of other Claris products are in Apple's unpredictable hands