Rumor sites gone; Apple's hard line Mac rumor reporting can be a risky business. Several readers have asked me what has happened to MacInsider. It has permanently shut down. No specific reason was given, but other reports (themselves rumors!) suggest that Apple applied legal pressure to get them off the Web. Apparently coincidentally, Mac OS Rumors also disappeared for awhile, although they claim this was due to a dispute with their ISP. They are up and running again, but are still waiting for a new DNS … Read more
Aaron Light 1.2.1 is out. It "patches the indeterminate progress bars (barber poles) in MT-NewsWatcher 2.3.5, removes the dialog box patch for BBEdit that was causing problems, and fixes a glitch drawing default button borders."
3400 RAM problem O'Grady's PowerPage claims that some of the free 32 Mb modules that Apple is giving away with the purchase of a new PowerBook 3400 may have a problem. "TechWorks has reportedly stated that the RAM cards marked LOT 9732415 (Product #… Read more
"We've had about 5 others experience the exact same thing. The other 80,000 people who downloaded 1.1.5 have not experienced this or just haven't bothered to contact us if they have. We suspect this is a bug in the new system for which we are … Read more
First, Jim Carr reminded me (as we had reported on MacFixIt months ago!) that if you hold down the Option key when selecting to analyze files, TechTool (and TechTool Pro) … Read more
There's an excerpt in the November issue of Wired.