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TidBITS#539/17-Jul-00

This week’s installment of Adam’s Hacking the Press series focuses on the different types of publications, how they work, and how to interact with them. Jeff Carlson weighs in with another Worthy Web Site – iPing’s Mr. WakeUp notification service. In the news, we cover the releases of Conflict Catcher 8.0.7, ATM Deluxe 4.6, and Default Folder 3.0.6, note last week’s poll on Macworld Expo attendance, and ask where you buy Mac hardware.

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Conflict Catcher 8.0.7 Available

Conflict Catcher 8.0.7 Available -- Casady & Greene has released Conflict Catcher 8.0.7, the latest version of their venerable utility for managing extensions, control panels, and the myriad files that enhance (or degrade!) your Mac's functionality

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Poll Preview: Buy and Buy

Poll Preview: Buy and Buy -- In days of yore, Macworld Expo was the place to go for amazing deals on Macintosh hardware. Sales of Macs and peripherals at the show no longer catch the attention they once did, and the changing fortunes of local Macintosh dealers, computer superstores, mail order catalogs, and online retailers have all affected where we shop

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Worthy Web Sites: iPing’s Mr. WakeUp

Using a Macintosh for years has deepened my distaste for bad interfaces. I'm not talking about Kai Krause-inspired, rounded-and-buffed software "skins," but rather real-world objects that demand too much work to accomplish a simple task