This issue marks ten, count ’em, ten years of TidBITS! Adam commemorates the occasion of our tenth anniversary by passing on some of the lessons we’ve learned over the years. Geoff Duncan weighs in with a Tools We Use column on iDo Script Scheduler, and we cover the releases of Now Up-to-Date & Contact 3.9 (with Palm synchronization) and PowerMail 3.0. For this week’s poll, tell us how long you’ve been reading TidBITS.
Now Up-to-Date & Contact 3.9 Adds Palm Sync -- Power On Software has released Now Up-to-Date & Contact 3.9, a free update to the popular calendar and contact manager bundle that adds the long-awaited capability to synchronize information with Palm handheld organizers
PowerMail 3.0 Released -- CTM Development has released version 3.0 of their PowerMail email client, a major rewrite that builds on the program's strengths with multi-lingual email and support for Sherlock searching
ACI US Changes Name to 4D -- ACI US, the publishers and distributors of the 4th Dimension database environment and product line, have changed the company name to 4D, Inc
Poll Preview: TidBITS is Ten! This week marks TidBITS's tenth anniversary of publication, so we're curious: in what year did you start reading TidBITS? Are you one of the several hundred people who signed up last week (if so, welcome aboard!) or have you been tuning in since TidBITS was distributed as HyperCard stacks back in 1990 and 1991? Vote now on our home page, after which you'll see how long everyone else has been reading
Poll Results: A People Divided -- In our poll last week we asked people to describe how they divide their time between Macs and PCs - if they divide their time at all
I admit it: I'm an AppleScript junkie. I've been wary of macro programs and similar automation products since I got my first Macintosh. The more I learned about Mac programming, the more I realized how many low-level patches macro programs had to use, and the more they scared me
With this issue of TidBITS, we're marking our 10th anniversary of continuous Internet publication. We've watched as Apple's fortunes have waxed and waned and waxed again, as software products have come and gone, and as Macs have become faster, smaller, and more colorful