Railroad Tycoon problem: a work-around? Reader Saint John had a problem playing Railroad Tycoon II on a multiple-monitor setup. For example, the game screen displayed on the smaller monitor but the cursor stayed on the larger one. He writes: "Through correspondence with representatives from GODgames and PopTop, I … Read more
Railroad Tycoon and CDR conflict: a work-around Regarding the report last time of a Railroad Tycoon II and Yamaha CDRW conflict: Hugh Johnson had the same problem, but has a Teac drive. He writes: "I believe the actual culprit … Read more
Freeverse games glitch A reader discovered that Freeverse's Burning Monkey Solitaire 2 and 3D … Read more
NUpowr G3 upgrade for PB 1400 and problem mounting PC floppy disks Regarding the problem with mounting PC floppy disks in a PowerBook 1400 with a NUpowr G3 upgrade running Mac OS 8.6: The initial report was with a Japanese system. Since then, several readers reported the same problem with U.S. software. (Thanks, Mike Settlage, Charles Hirschman and Paul Jones).Update: Ruben Ferreira additionally notes that "PC-formatted floppies are not recognizable on … Read more
PhotoPage and QuickTime conflict Joey Kennedy notes that PhotoPage conflicts with QuickTime 4.0. An error occurs when trying to scale a JPEG image into a thumbnail.Update: Neil Ratzlaff reports not having this problem with PhotoPage.
ATI Rage Orion to ship We just received an evaluation copy of ATI's Rage Orion 128-bit graphics accelerator. This is the first of the ATI PCI 128-bit cards that work in all PCI-based Macs. It is finally scheduled to ship - probably by the end of this week. We will report back soon with out initial impressions of the new card.
Audio Catalyst 2.0: Xing replies Last time, we noted James Steele's finding that Audio Catalyst 2.0 reverses the left and right channels of AIFF source files. Xing Technology Corp. has confirmed this bug. However, they add: "It occurs only if Normalization is turned on. We've fixed it and will be releasing an update shortly that fixes this and a couple other minor annoyances.&… Read more
iMac plant fire Late last month, there was a fire in an Apple plant in Mexico that manufacturers iMacs. According to a post on AAPL Investors, Apple officials "believe the incident will have virtually no impact on Apple's fiscal Q3."
Supra modem upgrades: a follow-up Last time, we reported praise for the reliability of the ITU V.90 Standard Upgrades for Diamond K56flex Modems. … Read more