"The Norton Utilities team has discovered a conflict with CrashGuard 3.5b1 and RAM Doubler. This issue is currently being resolved and an updated version of CrashGuard (3.5b2) should be available via Symantec's web site within the next few days. If you experience problems with your machine crashing on restart after installing CrashGuard, please … Read more
a. Kaleidoscope 1.5 is out. Unfortunately, I have already gotten several reports of problems with it, including crashes when using SimpleText (Dan Lefresne) and one with SuperBoomerang when accessing Open/Save dialog boxes, perhaps only with SB set to enlarge the dialog box (Stephen Giles and Chuck Bouldin.).
b. Aaron 1.6 is also out. It's mainly a bug-fix.
"Apple's recent press release failed to mention that our core speech research team was preserved in Apple's research lab. (And that, in fact, more speech people were retained than were laid off.) I can assure you that we are all working diligently to make sure that our speech technologies live on in current and future Apple products and operating systems. (In fact, … Read more
a. Apple is now strongly considering dropping its planned toll-call assistance for owners of pre-April 1996 products - and sticking with the toll-free SOS-APPL (yeah!). A final decision on the matter will be made within a week or so.
b. Apple still plans to go ahead with its fee-based system for post-April 1996 products, but has delayed … Read more
"Your original notice is correct (at least for AppleShare and the Ethernet driver, I don't know about it's effects on TCP/IP). There is a problem with the Ethernet driver and PCI Power Macs. This problem, it … Read more
a. I was not personally lamenting the demise of every cited technology. Most of them I do not use anyway and I recognized that their departure might be for the best in the long run. Still, to some extent, this is akin to finding that your big toe has to be amputated to prevent the spread of some infection. The amputation may be for the best - but it isn't something to jump for joy about. It would have been better if the infection could have been … Read more