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Archived News

May 27-02, 2000

Real Software has released version 2.12 of their Read Basic development enviroment.

Go2Mac.com reports on the Myst III trailer available on Apple.com.

News.com reports on Game Developers likes and dislikes of the upcoming MacOS X.

Apple released an Applescript 1.43 update available through disk image or MacOS 9's software update feature.

Mail Convert 2.0 is nearing its first alpha public release, so check back often.

May 20-26, 2000

Apple's latest iteration of MacOS X is getting good reviews from the press and has has more than 200 developers commit to it.

Here is a News.com article on the latest version of MacOS X.

Adaptec has released Toast 4.1 updaters.

IE5 is being distributed along with the first beta release of MacOS X.

Apple has dropped the WebObjects license price From $50,000 to $699 to try to increase the number of users.

Apple and Wolf Camera team up to offer complete desktop video experience with an iMac and iMovie.

Blue World Communications released Lasso XML Developer Kit, a free development kit providing thorough documentation, examples and templates on how to generate XML (Extensible Markup Language) data using Lasso for both Instant and Custom Web Publishing.

iMovie Downloads Top 150,000 in First Week

Microsoft's browser bug team is working to patch an Internet Explorer glitch that reappeared in IE5.

May 13-19, 2000

Palm has released a MacOS 9.04 update to their Palm Desktop which brings it to version 2.61.

Macintouch is reporting problems with Ethernet on G4 machines as well as a possibly dismissing the Mac IE5 team.

FileMaker released a Web Companion fix, you can download from its web site.

Metro Technologies announced they will begin offering MERANTis DataDirect ODBC products for both domestic and international sales starting May 15, 2000.

MacThemes.org is a resource for creating Mac Themes.

The "I love you" and "Joke" viruses have caused a lot of grief though your Mac should be safe from the affects. Though we always recommend Virus software and regular backups.

May 06-12, 2000

The "I love you" and "Joke" viruses have caused a lot of grief though your Mac should be safe from the affects. Though we always recommend Virus software and regular backups.

Go2Mac.com has released a tip for iBook and Powerbook users which can recover space on your hard drive. We personally recovered 129Mb on a Pismo laptop.

Filemaker has identified and is fixing the Web Companion bug first identified by Blue World.

There are a new batch of killer interfaces now available for Audion.

FileMaker reported annual revenues of $101.5 Million with 746,000 seats from volume license deals.

Sonnet Technologies lowered prices by up to 20% on G3 processor upgrades.

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