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Been hankering to defragment your HFS Plus formatted disks? Alsoft's PlusOptimizer and the public beta of Norton Speed Disk 4.0 should help. Also this week, Jeff Carlson reports on the woes of Macintosh early adopters of Palm's 2 MB PalmPilot upgrade card, and Adam finishes off his comprehensive backup series with answers to some sticky questions. In news, UserLand announces pricey subscriptions for Frontier 5.1 and Connectix releases Surf Express 1.1.5.


  • MailBITS/22-Jun-98
  • As the HFS Plus Disk Turns
  • PalmPilot Upgrade Card Problematic for Mac Users
  • Have You Backed Up Today? Part 4

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