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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 2 November 2009

by Jeff Carlson


Calendar for Mac -- Readers find iCal insufficient for group calendars, and offer alternatives. (6 messages [1])


Drive Mechanism Reliability -- Are laptop drives reliable enough to use for backups, or are the 2.5-inch mechanisms not well suited for such tasks? (3 messages [2])


CNN gets it wrong with new Flash splashpage -- Readers wonder and debate whether Flash is useful at all, or if it's just an annoyance. (33 messages [3])


Setting default email window height -- Eudora's vast array of settings include the option of specifying window heights (and much, much more). (6 messages [4])


Opening many Photoshop files -- A reader tries to figure out why Photoshop refuses to open multiple selected files at once. (6 messages [5])


Why Email Remains the King of Internet Communications -- Adam's article provokes discussion of other communication methods and archiving data, such as Twitter. (4 messages [6])


Droid - Verizon v. iPhone - AT&T -- Is the new Droid smartphone a worthwhile competitor to the iPhone? (16 messages [7])


New Hard Drive for Old G4 -- Can a Power Mac G4 from 2000 access more than 160 GB on a larger replacement hard disk? (No, and the limit is actually 128 GB.) (14 messages [8])


Mail reloads old emails into inbox -- Is the reappearance of old email messages a problem with Mail (or other email clients), or is the problem rooted at the mail server? (10 messages [9])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2937
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2938
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2939
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2940
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2941
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2942
[7]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2944
[8]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2945
[9]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2946