Graphics news According to Macintosh Graphics News, PenTools is incompatible with Extensis PhotoTools. Moving the PhotoTools folder out of the Photoshop plug-ins folder solves the problem. The problem only happens if you have one or more PhotoBars showing. This web page also has some graphics-centric coverage of Macworld Expo.
Cachevariations When you buy your next Mac speed-demon, knowing the difference between external cache, in-line cache and backside cache will be increasingly important. … Read more
PageMaker 6.5.2 update is out.
"Unfortunately, America Online 3.0 and Mac OS 8 are not compatible at this time. America Online and Apple are working together to resolve this situation but a resolution date has yet to be determined."
Update: Gene Steinberg (an AOL Forum leader) echoed my initial reaction to this: "That's absurd. AOL 3.0 is bundled with the Mac OS 8 CDs. It's definitely compatible, but sometimes tech support people … Read more
BeOS On the last day of the Expo, I took some time to wander around the BeOS booths. For the first time at an Expo, there were some serious third-party applications on display - either released or about to be released - including some stunning graphics and presentation software. It makes you feel as if the BeOS may yet play a significant role in the Mac's future. On the other hand, after spending the better part of a day trying to install the preview edition of the BeOS on my Mac - without success … Read more