Meanwhile, Aladdin has just released ShrinkWrap 3.0 for the Japanese market.
Dan Holmes claims that Power Show conflicts with RAM Doubler 2, causingvarious freezes (he did not have any problem when using Apple's virtual memory). When he contacted MetaCreations about this, he was told not to use RAM Doubler or virtual memory. In addition, he was told that Speed Doubler 8 may also cause problems. No mention was made of when a fix might be forthcoming.
Christopher Beaver states that a feature described in the Power Show manual is not really in the program: … Read more
PalmPilot Conduit available for the Mac A prerelease version of the Macintosh Conduit Development Kit for the PalmPilot is now available for download. Developers can use it to write plug-ins for synchronizing data between the PalmPilot and a Mac. (Thanks, Omar Shahine).
Apple software in the pipeline Apple seeded developers are getting a look at pre-release versions of AppleShare IP 6.0 and LaserWriter 8.6.
Timbuktu goes cross-platform Netopia … Read more
A partial list of new features and fixes:Auto-repair: Both the application and Auto-Protect can automatically repair viruses if detected LiveUpdate allows easy updates of virus definitions and engine files via the Internet or Modem (not available … Read more
William Brunko suggests: "I made a new folder called Saved Mail in the Message Center, and file my mail there. All mail remains there without any problem."
Cody Charette suggests a possible work-around to get the messages to re-appear: "In Communicator, go to the Messenger Inbox. Then go to the View Menu. The fourth choice down is Messages with a cascading menu to the right. This menu is the key to the … Read more
Regarding the problem with long file names, Jeff Chandler (from Microsoft) states: "I have seen this happen. Usually it is because the file has a character in the name that the other OS won't allow or can't recognize. Basically it happens because the two platforms use the same character sets for ASCII (roughly characters 0-127) but the upper (also called extended) characters are different. For example, if you name a … Read more