Moving to a new house? Forget about where to put the sofa… get that Internet connection set up! In this issue, Adam learns through trial and error how to set up an unusual wireless network configuration. Also, Matt Neuburg organizes his hard disk with the help of DiskSurveyor, Microsoft avoids a breakup in its antitrust trial, and we note the releases of Sync Buddy 1.3, IPNetSentry 1.2 Style Master 2.0, and Retrospect drivers for use with internal CD-RW drives.
Government Drops Microsoft Breakup Effort -- Last week, the U.S. Justice Department announced that it will not seek to break up Microsoft Corporation during the next phase of the long-running antitrust trial
Retrospect 4.3 Adds Support for Apple CD-RW Drives -- At long last, Apple and Dantz Development have released the necessary software for Dantz's Retrospect 4.3 (all versions, including Retrospect Express) to be able to back up to most of the CD-RW drives included in Apple's iMacs, iBooks, and Power Mac G4s back in January of 2001 (see "Retrospect and Retrospect Express 4.3 Released" in TidBITS-541)
IPNetSentry 1.2 Bans Code Red Traffic -- Sustainable Softworks has updated IPNetSentry, their personal firewall and network security software (see "Macworld SF 2001 Trend: Personal Firewalls" in TidBITS-564 for more information on personal firewalls)
Sync Buddy 1.3 Released -- Florent Pillet has released Sync Buddy 1.3, an update (and name change) to Palm Buddy, his Macintosh file-management utility for Palm handhelds (see "A New Buddy for Mac PalmPilot Users" in TidBITS-436)
Western Civilisation Offers Style Master 2.0 -- For webmasters who write their own HTML, Western Civilisation has long been the source of the best instruction and information on the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) protocol, as well as the best utility for editing it, Style Master (see "Precision Web Pages with Style Master" in TidBITS-501)
When I'm organizing my hard disks or attempting to reclaim disk space, the Finder isn't always the most efficient tool. Instead, I turn to Tom Luhrs's DiskSurveyor to learn what's occupying my volumes
Whenever Tonya and I move, two of the early priorities are to create an internal network for file sharing and printing, and to bring up an Internet connection