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TidBITS#471/15-Mar-99

Connectix Virtual Game Station lets G3 Macs play Sony PlayStation games, and continues to attract attention with high demand and a lawsuit – but how does it stack up? Also, Contributing Editor Mark Anbinder looks at MacTicker in a new Tools We Use column, and in the news, we note updates to Eudora Internet Mail Server and InterMapper, turn you on to Iomega’s Jaz power supply recall, and point you to the Apple-sponsored release of a new Star Wars movie trailer.

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Episode I: The Bandwidth Menace

Episode I: The Bandwidth Menace -- Star Wars fans with visions of a galaxy far, far away can catch the new preview trailer for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in QuickTime 3.0 format, thanks to an exclusive alliance between Lucasfilm and Apple

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Iomega Recalls Jaz Power Supplies

Iomega Recalls Jaz Power Supplies -- Iomega Corporation is voluntarily recalling 60,000 power supplies which shipped with some external 2 GB Jaz drives and remanufactured external 1 GB Jaz drives purchased since 31-Aug-98

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Dartmouth Releases InterMapper 2.1

Dartmouth Releases InterMapper 2.1 -- Dartmouth College has released version 2.1 of InterMapper, its versatile network management and troubleshooting tool for medium to large AppleTalk and IP networks, mentioned in Chris Pepper's recent article about firewalls (see TidBITS-468)

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Enhanced Spam Blocking in EIMS 2.2.1

Enhanced Spam Blocking in EIMS 2.2.1 -- Qualcomm has released version 2.2.1 of Eudora Internet Mail Server (EIMS) for the Mac OS. In addition to bug fixes and feature improvements, EIMS 2.2.1 sports a Dialup Manager to better handle server connections using non-dedicated lines (including those managed by Vicomsoft Internet Gateway) and optional mail filters designed to help block spam

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Tools We Use: MacTicker

If you're an investor with an Internet connection, you probably already know about the various free Web sites that offer stock quotes for free, or in exchange for eyeballing a couple of banner ads