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TidBITS#441/03-Aug-98

Want to control a PC? Read on for Kevin Savetz’s review of VNC, a free remote control program. Want to protect credit card numbers and passwords? Adam looks at Web Confidential, a secure program for storing private information. Also, James Wilson relates how to place international phone calls from the Internet to normal telephones, and Geoff Duncan explains the hullabaloo surrounding security holes with email attachments.

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Tilery 4.0.1 Released

Tilery 4.0.1 Released -- Rick Holzgrafe of Semicolon Software has released The Tilery 4.0.1, a maintenance release of his $15 shareware desktop launcher utility (see "The Tilery 4.0 Squares Off" in TidBITS-437)

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Where Credit Is Due

Where Credit Is Due -- Last week in "TidBITS Talk and the TidBITS Talk Archive" in TidBITS-440, I mentioned "borrowing" an idea for a frame-based interface from a Web interface to a now-defunct discussion archive of the Frontier-Talk mailing list, developed by Acorn Software

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Conflict Catcher Rebate Update

Conflict Catcher Rebate Update -- Back in "Macworld Expo NYC Superlatives" in TidBITS-438 we wrote that Casady & Greene's Conflict Catcher 8.0 will cost $79.95 when it ships in early September and will include a $30 rebate

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A Free Program for Control Freaks

[Editor's note: This article was updated 18-Nov-2007 to remove URLs that were out of date and directed users to inappropriate sites. For the latest on VNC and remote control software, consult TidBITS articles on Apple Remote Desktop, Timbuktu Pro, LogMeIn.com, and Leopard's Screen Sharing and Back to My Mac.] I walked into my office and was flabbergasted