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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 21-Sep-09


New York Times Web Site Compromised -- Readers discuss the recent malware attempt that appeared at the New York Times site. (2 messages)


Wireless Keyboard and Mouse -- A reader asks for wireless keyboard suggestions to set up an old iMac for kids. (3 messages)


Word 2008 gives Disk Full error - Again -- A long-simmering bug in Microsoft Word keeps coming back, potentially leading to lost data. (17 messages)


Gray screen on boot -- Could faulty hard drives lead to a problem booting a Power Mac G5, or is the machine itself at fault? (8 messages)


Turning OFF system-wide spell checking (10.4.11) -- Reinstalling Mac OS X turned the built-in spelling checker on, but how does one turn it off in Tiger? Curiously, in Snow Leopard it appears you can't. (4 messages)


Dragon Naturally Speaking -- Readers compare notes about running this speech-recognition software under Parallels or Fusion on the Mac, with some suggesting a Mac solution: MacSpeech Dictate. (6 messages)

 

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