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TidBITS#594/27-Aug-01

Want to reestablish control of your TV? Try a TiVo personal video recorder, reviewed by Andrew Laurence. In other TV news, Apple receives an Emmy for FireWire, and the MoMA picks up a G4 Cube. Notable releases include Mac OS 9.2.1, Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.0.3, REALbasic 3.5, IPNetRouter 1.6.1, Nisus Writer 6.0.2, Mailsmith 1.1.8, and Quicken 2002 Deluxe. Finally, Ecrix and Exabyte merge, and early birds can get free tickets to Macworld Expo SF 2002.

Jeff Carlson No comments

Mac OS 9.2.1 Released

Mac OS 9.2.1 Released -- Apple has released Mac OS 9.2.1, an update for "Mac OS X compatible" computers running Mac OS 9.1 or 9.2, which includes the Power Mac G4, Power Macintosh G3, PowerBook G4, PowerBook G3 (except the original PowerBook G3), iMac, and iBook lines

Adam Engst No comments

REALbasic 3.5 Released

REALbasic 3.5 Released -- REAL Software, Inc., has released version 3.5 of REALbasic, their easy-to-use visual object-oriented development environment that many consider the true heir of HyperCard

Adam Engst No comments

IPNetRouter 1.6.1 Released

IPNetRouter 1.6.1 Released -- Sustainable Softworks has quietly released IPNetRouter 1.6.1, a minor bug fix that fixes a NAT (Network Address Translation) bug in the more significant release of 1.6 two weeks ago

Adam Engst No comments

Ecrix, Exabyte Merge

Ecrix, Exabyte Merge -- Ecrix, makers of the VXA-1 tape drive, and Exabyte, makers of high-performance MammothTape drives used in large network backup situations, have announced plans to merge

Adam Engst No comments

Macworld Expo San Francisco 2002 Free Passes

Macworld Expo San Francisco 2002 Free Passes -- If it's not one Macworld Expo coming up, it's another. If you're making plans to be in San Francisco for the 2002 Macworld Expo there, it's worth visiting the Macworld Expo Web site, where you can register for a free exhibits-only pass (but not the keynote) through 15-Oct-01

Andrew Laurence No comments

TiVo: Freedom Through Time-Shifting, Part 1

I didn't realize it, but for years someone has been controlling a large portion of my leisure time: the nameless network executives who create the television schedule. I've never thought of myself as someone who watches a lot of TV, particularly compared to the average viewing time of 19 to 32 hours per week (culled from U.S., Canadian and Japanese sources)