Tired of reading a press release and then having no idea what the product does? Do you develop software and wish the industry press covered it better? Guest author Matt Deatherage covers the seven deadly sins of product releases. Also this week, we highlight notable exhibitors from Macworld Expo in New York City, and bring you info on Apple’s Font Manager Update 1.0 for Mac OS 8.6, Eudora Pro’s retail availability, and an update to Alsoft’s DiskWarrior.
Font Manager Update 1.0 -- Apple recommends all users of Mac OS 8.6 download and install Font Manager Update 1.0 to fix corrupted font resources and prevent possible future corruption
DiskWarrior 1.0.4 Update Improves Reporting -- Alsoft has released DiskWarrior 1.0.4, an update to its disk repair tool that focuses on correcting directory damage
Qualcomm Ships Eudora Pro 4.2.1 Boxes and Demo -- When we wrote about Eudora Pro 4.2.1 (see "Eudora Pro Continues to Deliver" in TidBITS-488 and TidBITS-489), only the updater for existing owners of Eudora Pro 4.0 was available
In 1992, our long-time contributing editor Mark Anbinder suggested a post-Macworld article of "superlatives" - products, companies, booths, events, or anything else that struck us as intriguing
Although Apple's hardware and software often garner most of the attention at each Macworld Expo, the event is also used by most Macintosh developers to announce new or updated products