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
"I upgraded to QT 3.0, Pro edition. Now when I play Marathon (ver 1), the music does not play correct. It is harsh, scratchy, and just does not sound right. QT version … Read more
SoundApp 2.5 is out. New formats supported include: MPEG-2.5 Layer III files, including WAVE MP3 files, MPEG-2 Layer I and II files, EPOC 32 (Psion Series 5) sound files (a-law only), Atari AVR, arbitrary QuickTime compression formats, and conversion to EPOC 32 (Psion Series 5) sound files (a-law only). Other new features include: A slider in the Status window to … Read more