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TidBITS#484/07-Jun-99

Tired of lousy fax modem software or illegible fax printouts? Hudson Barton looks at a promising alternative: Internet faxing, which delivers faxes via email or the Web. This week’s issue also includes followup information about Farallon’s HomeLINE, a speed bump for blue and white Power Macintosh G3s, Macworld’s purchase of MacCentral, and updates to Mizer, DiskExpress Pro, and AutoShare. Finally, we welcome Trexar Technologies as a new TidBITS sponsor.

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HouseCall PowerPC-Only

HouseCall PowerPC-Only -- When we mentioned Netopia's new HouseCall remote control product in TidBITS-483, we said it would work with a 68040 processor, based on information from Netopia

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AutoShare 4.0 Released

AutoShare 4.0 Released -- Four years after releasing version 1.0, Mikael Hansen has released version 4.0 of AutoShare, his freeware mailing list manager and email auto-responder

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Mac Publishing Buys MacCentral

Mac Publishing Buys MacCentral -- Mac Publishing, the folks who publish the online and print editions of Macworld and the online MacWEEK.com, have announced their acquisition of MacCentral, a Nova Scotia-based Macintosh news and information service

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HomeLINE Followup

Because of recent events and some confused information from Farallon, our look at the company's new HomeLINE products for HomePNA networking needs some clarification (see "Farallon's HomeLINE: Spiritual Successor to PhoneNet" in TidBITS-482). SurfDoubler Correction -- Farallon's Ken Haase told us that the bundled Vicomsoft SurfDoubler could handle more than two computers on the Internet at once as long as they weren't trying to access the Internet at the exact same time