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TidBITS readers are nothing if not opinionated! Reader Andrew Lewis commented on our recent article about the Help Menu that the "Apple propaganda" seemed a bit much for TidBITS, and that [as Ken Hancock pointed out last issue] SuperClock 3.9 works fine with System 7 and the Help Menu anyway

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As we promised (threatened?) at the end of our special Macworld Expo issue two weeks ago, there's more to say about the Expo that just didn't fit. Here's a little bit more material from Ilene Hoffman's Expo coverage that doesn't need a special issue but deserves mentioning. The best new utility for power users at the show was Hard Disk Toolkit (HDT), a SCSI formatting utility from hard drive manufacturer FWB, Inc

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Adobe & Apple & Ted & Alice

As if the recent pendulum-like events in the Soviet Union weren't confusing enough, Apple and Adobe, the on-again, off-again adversaries in the type wars, have announced that they've signed a letter of intent that calls for the inclusion of Adobe Type 1 font technology within a future version of System 7. Apple's 20 August press release states that the rasterizer technology that has been sold as Adobe Type Manager since October of 1989 will soon be incorporated into the Macintosh system software

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Macs Galore!

Thanks to MacWEEK and their ability to sniff out the facts ahead of time, we're all starting to get some glimpses of this fall's slate of new Macintosh computers