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Problems setting up FTP server in Leopard -- Could the problem getting an FTP server to work stem from a software configuration error, or is an ISP blocking the connection for security reasons? (11 messages)


IMAP Client for Mail Backup -- A few methods allow local backup of IMAP email, which is a good way to protect data in case of an ISP meltdown. (3 messages)


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Sound recording tapes -- What's required to digitize old reel-to-reel Scotch Sound Recording Tapes from the early 1950s? (11 messages)


Pop Up Folders Replacement Software? -- FinderPop, FolderGlance, or a system preference in Mac OS X may be able to replicate the behavior of the early Mac OS program Pop Up Folders. (5 messages)


When iPhone Pushes, Text Message Fees Fall -- A reader in Europe provides additional information about sending - and paying for - text messages from mobile phones. (1 message)


AppleScript Problem -- Readers tap the dusty archives of their AppleScript memories to solve a problem under Mac OS 8.6. (2 messages)

 

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