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MailBITS/08-Feb-93

A friend writes, "As of 10-Feb-93, Apple will remove the Mac IIci line from all price lists. The IIci is still considered to be a mainstream business solution although Apple will no longer be able to support the growing demands that have accumulated over the past few weeks."

Correction/LC III -- Oops, we said last week that the LC III could take a single NuBus card. Wrong - we mixed that information up with the Centris 610, which can take a single NuBus card as long as it's short enough. The LC III is limited to an LC-style PDS slot.

Disclaimer -- As some of you may have noticed, I now write the Beating the System column for MacUser. I don't know what to disclaim, but since I'm identified as the editor of TidBITS at the end of those columns, it seems only right to mention it here. Writing for MacUser is different in that I have an approximately four month deadline for MacUser and a one hour deadline for TidBITS. That said, check it out and see what you think of my writing when I have a word limit and a professional editor.

StyleWriter II driver -- Dieder Bylsma wrote to tell us that he tried the head cleaning option from the StyleWriter II driver on his StyleWriter I, and although the printer itself seems OK, the process ruined the ink cartridge. This is probably why Apple isn't making the new StyleWriter II driver readily available and doesn't recommend that you use it with the StyleWriter I.

Information from:
Dieder A. Bylsma -- bylsma@unixg.ubc.ca