Aaron Light 1.2 is also out. It "addresses issues with Claris Emailer, SoundApp, the Global Village menu, default button rings, Photoshop, and Alpha.
In another reversal decision, Apple has reportedly decided not to spin off the Newton.
While one can argue that, in all these cases, the initial decision and its subsequent reversal, were the right decision at the time, it still creates the sense that Apple unable to maintain a strategic direction for any length of time.
The future More generally, you might want to check out … Read more
Two lone bug reports (which remain to be confirmed) for RAM Doubler 2.0.2: Garth Magee claims that RAM Doubler still leads to crashes on the receiving machine when transferring large numbers of files over a network. Michiel Houtman claims that background printing with ClarisWorks no longer worked (running Mac OS 7.6.1 on his Power … Read more
...and another possible Mouseworks glitch Corky Brown reports that he could not get contextual menus to work in Mac OS 8 after installing Kensington's Mouseworks. However, many readers now report no problem in this regard.
Update: Corky writes: "The problem is solved. Seems I used the 'control-left button' for my slow cursor in the … Read more
a. Open Find File. b. Bring any window to the foreground and cover up the right bottom region of the Find File window. c. While Find File is in the background click on the dimmed More Choices button. d. Find File move to the foreground with an odd incorrect display.
Update: Bobby Roe writes that a simple workaround for this is … Read more
Regarding the more general issue of the future of Mac clones, Victor Wong (of POWERtools) states: "POWERtools still retains every single license that it had when it started. We are still shipping, we are still developing new systems, and our contract says that we have at least four more years to … Read more