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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 09-Mar-09

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Safari's 3.x RSS Database3 file corruption problems -- A corrupted RSS feed may be the cause of problems reading news in Safari; checking against an online feed validator can help identify the culprit. (3 messages)


Kindle 2 Improves Design, Not Features -- Does the Kindle's new text-to-speech feature pose a threat to audiobooks? Readers respond to Glenn's article. (5 messages)


Time Machine vs. Retrospect -- Both backup approaches have their pros and cons, both of which get the full TidBITS Talk treatment. (42 messages)


Cheap, Small Netbooks -- Is buying a netbook worth living with its limitations? For people who value small size and low price, the answer is yes. (17 messages)


Why the Kindle 2 Should Speak When Permitted To -- Readers continue to debate the Kindle's text-to-speech feature, and whether authors should have any say in the matter. (38 messages)


Time Machine vs. Retrospect (and Stolen Laptop Redux) -- The discussion of backing up data turns to offsite, Internet backups. (2 messages)


AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule: Like Two Base Stations in One -- Is the price difference between the low and high end Time Capsule models inflated? (7 messages)


Binding AppleScript to a hotkey in Mail -- It's possible to create a key combination that runs an AppleScript script in Mail, but other third-party options are also available. (4 messages)


H.264 Decoding in New Macs -- The graphics processors in Apple's newest machines greatly increase the performance of H.264 video encoding. (2 messages)


Amazon Releases Kindle Software for iPhone -- Readers discuss Amazon's move to let iPhone and iPod touch owners buy and read electronic books using its Kindle software. (4 messages)


AirPort Utility Update May Be Problematic -- The TidBITS Talk community pitches in to help diagnose a problem with the latest AirPort Utility software. (14 messages)

 

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