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What happens when Backup apps die?

Just a short post/hint about how to get your data back from DVD backups made with Apple’s Backup.app utility. Backup was introduced in 2002 as part of Apple’s .Mac service, later┬áMobileMe, but languished relatively unloved by the Mac community, and … Continue reading

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Topspin 3.2 for Mac ongoing bugs

My problems with Topspin 3.1 for Mac now seem to be intermittent. Bruker has told me the the Mac version is most definitely node-locked , should do no network lookups and should not care where you are, and mostly it … Continue reading

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Topspin 3.2 for Mac not really a “home” version

So last year I posted a short minireview of Topspin 3.1 for Mac which we had on demo. We liked it enough we’ve since gone ahead and bought a few licenses of the latest 3.2 for Mac for a few … Continue reading

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Sybyl X 1.3 is actually out

Hi folks, it seems that Tripos did release X 1.3, including Mac Snow Leopard support. It just never made it to their press release web page For System requirements see here

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Topspin 3.1 for Mac minireview

Bruker announced in April the availability of Topspin finally on the Mac, joining Windows and Linux as supported platforms. This is a brief update from my earlier post bringing a few observations on this version of the software. Visually this … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs

A sad day today. The world lost a truly great man. It is not for me to preach to the choir about all the amazing products he helped create. Others will do so. My abiding memory will be of the … Continue reading

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Recover old Chemdraw PICT files

[Thursday update: Tested this this morning under Illustrator CS3 and OS 10.6.7, still works] Had an embarrassing moment the other day . I found some old Chemdraw graphics that I’d used in a presentation in 1998 that were PICT files. … Continue reading

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Topspin 3.1 for Mac

Bruker announced in April the availability of Topspin finally on the Mac, joining Windows and Linux as supported platforms. Whilst we haven’t had it in the lab long enough to bring you a proper review, this is a major departure … Continue reading

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Cambridgesoft bought by Perkin Elmer

folks, If you’ve been wondering for a while what’s been happening over at Cambridgesoft (the Chemdraw people) with regards to new product releases, then here’s a clue about something that may have been impeding progress: Announcing CambridgeSoft from Perkin Elmer … Continue reading

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Sybyl X 1.3

Have just received word that Sybyl X 1.3 with full support for Macintosh, Windows 7 and Linux platforms will be released “later this month”. This has not made the official Tripos news releases pages yet. This will be the first … Continue reading

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