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iMac continues to sell well From an Apple press release: "iMac is the best selling desktop computer in PC superstores in the U.S., earning the top spot with consumers in October for the third consecutive month, according to ZD Market Intelligence."
Norton 3.5 fixes hard drive that Norton 4.0 could not An article by Ricardo Serpa in Jornal do Brasil (translated for me by John Elias) describes how, after a system crash, Ricardo lost 2 of the 3 partitions on his hard drive (running Mac OS 8.5). Norton Utilities 4.0.x could not … Read more
A Better Finder Select 1.5.1 is out.
Surf Express 1.5.1 is out.
Extensions Strip 1.9 is out. It features "full Mac OS 8.5 compatibility."
Process Manager 1.4 is out. It is a Control Strip module that allows you to view and switch among your Mac's processes (running programs.)
Anarchie Pro 3.5 is out.
Ben Hines writes that Disk Warrior fixed an HFS Plus file corruption problem that competing utilities could not fix. It could not recover the damaged file that was the cause of the problem, but it did fix the disk itself.
John Ro adds: "DiskWarrior has been great so far. It was able to fix my … Read more
He has since contacted several other developers who have also had this problem and have reported it to Symantec. Symantec offered no word on when or if a fix would … Read more
Apparently unrelated to the printing issue, Clive Sweeting found that disabling these extensions fixed a system freeze that occurred when launching a newly installed Adobe Illustrator 7.0.
Two readers (Erin Doak and Kim Cary) reported that they could not access the Printer port for a … Read more
Geoffrey now believes he has the explanation (which I cannot confirm as yet). These Macs respond to any Sony TV-compatible IR commands. He found that "Holding down the power … Read more