This week’s issue is about the ending of quests. Andrew Laurence finally finds an Internet-configured universal remote control – the Logitech Harmony – that takes over from the rest. And has Matt Neuburg, the ultimate outliner connoisseur, discovered a replacement for MORE in the new TAO? Matt does complete his quest to explain what’s new in Microsoft Word 2004 with his latest two Take Control ebooks. Interesting releases this week include FileMaker Pro 7.0v3, Webstractor 1.1, and Security Update 2004-09-30.
FileMaker 7.0v3 Update Offers Numerous Fixes -- On 05-Oct-04, FileMaker, Inc., posted free updaters that bring previous versions of FileMaker 7 (both Pro and Developer; see "FileMaker Pro 7: Can You Say Paradigm Shift?" in TidBITS-721) up to 7.0v3
Security Update 2004-09-30 Released -- Apple has released Security Update 2004-09-30, which fixes vulnerabilities in the AFP Server, the CUPS printing architecture, NetInfo Manager, postfix, and QuickTime, as well as ServerAdmin for Mac OS X Server
Webstractor 1.1 Fulfills Promise -- "First children," my father used to say, "are like first pancakes; you should throw them out and try again." Software, too, often needs a revision or two to achieve its proper form
After a long beta period (and a name change), TAO 1.0 has finally been released. In the immortal words of Calvin (from "Calvin and Hobbes"): "This is so exciting I have to go to the bathroom!"
TAO is an outliner - a writing space for working with items of styled text arranged hierarchically
In my review of Elgato's EyeHome (see "EyeHome: So Close, Yet So Far" in TidBITS-741), I referred to the extreme disgust most of us feel when confronted by the remote controls for most consumer electronic devices
Finally! The two latest volumes in the ever-growing library of Take Control electronic books are out. They are called "Take Control of What's New in Word 2004" and "Take Control of What's New in Word 2004: Advanced Editing & Formatting"
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Switching profiles on AirPort Express -- The AirPort Express can store up to five pre-set profiles, but the device can become confused if you don't switch profiles before taking it to a new location