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Anyone else out there having problems with AIM on iChat? Could iChat problems stem from the latest Mac OS X update, or is the problem with AIM? Also, readers comment on video chat quality between iChat and Skype. (4 messages)


Heads Up - Phishing attempt -- Learn what to do when you suspect an email is a phishing attempt in Apple Mail. (3 messages)


Creating table of contents of HTML document -- It's possible to make a table of content from HTML, but not trivial. (11 messages)


Preserving old Eudora messages in a new mail system -- Eudora stores its messages in text-only mailbox files, so getting to the content later is easy. (1 message)


2G iPod Touch and Wi-Fi -- An iPod touch stops connecting to any Wi-Fi networks, leading some to suspect it's a bad unit. (4 messages)


Apple USB external modem/fax & 10.5.7 -- Faxing problems cropped up after installing Mac OS X 10.5.7, though the issues may have been present earlier. (2 messages)


Multi hard disk enclosure -- A reader is looking for recommendations for moving four internal hard disks into a single external enclosure. (11 messages)


USB 8 GB memory stick not being recognized -- What can you do to force a Mac to read a recalcitrant USB memory drive? (4 messages)


Connecting an Apple Universal Dock: I am baffled! The latest version of Apple's dock for connecting an iPod or iPhone is confusing, and lacking ports offered by earlier models. (8 messages)


Wireless Hub Query -- Readers share their experiences with wireless USB hubs. (3 messages)


Wishlist for Finder Searches -- There are several ways to find files in the Finder, but the interface makes it a slow endeavor. (13 messages)


How does a MacBook handle heat at high processor loads -- Newer MacBooks and MacBook Pros seem to run cooler. Keeping them on a flat surface with airflow definitely helps. (8 messages)


MacBook pricing -- Prompted by Microsoft's latest ad campaign, readers discuss the price and features of the MacBook versus Windows-based laptops. (12 messages)


USB flash drive woes -- The way a USB drive is formatted can greatly affect its performance. (3 messages)


Nationwide Insurance iPhone App -- This software helps you record the details of an auto accident at the scene; is it actually helpful? (4 messages)


How to Reformat a New External Hard Disk -- Readers discuss issues related to formatting boot disks for the Mac. (9 messages)

 

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