Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.



Pick an apple! 
Export Word 2008's Audio Notes to Your iPod

You can use Word 2008's Notebook Layout View to take notes and record audio for lectures. Choose View > Notebook Layout View. Click the Audio icon in the Notebook Layout toolbar and then adjust the input volume and click the round recording button. Any notes you type while recording audio are coordinated with the audio. Sync your notes to your iPod for on-the-go studying. Choose Tools > Audio Notes > Export Audio. Save the file to your iTunes music folder.

Visit Mactopia - Word 2008

Submitted by
Microsoft MacBU


Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 18 January 2010

Send Article to a Friend

In this week's TidBITS Talk discussions, readers chat about syncing files between Macs; solve a color display issue using the Universal Access preference pane; ponder why MobileMe doesn't work with some versions of Internet Explorer; consider using the iPhone as an infrared remote; share resources for low-vision users; and, at least for one reader, prepare to travel to another country to save money buying a new MacBook Pro.

Syncing Files Between Multiple Macs -- Readers suggest many ways to keep one's important files synced between two Macs. (34 messages)

Accessing MobileMe with Internet Explorer on Windows -- Apple limits MobileMe on older versions of Internet Explorer, which can be inconvenient when accessing the service using public computers. (2 messages)

13" MacBook Pro - box dimensions -- A reader plans to purchase a new MacBook Pro in another country, because even with airfare the cost will be less than what Apple will sell it for in his country. (5 messages)

A baffling colour issue -- Perplexing color display on a reader's iMac turns out to be caused by the Enhance Contrast slider in the Universal Access preference pane. (20 messages)

iPhone Remote -- Is there really a market for turning the iPhone into an infrared remote? (9 messages)

Mac Accessibility for Low Vision Users -- Readers share resources for Mac users with limited vision. (3 messages)


Make friends and influence people by sponsoring TidBITS!
Put your company and products in front of tens of thousands of
savvy, committed Apple users who actually buy stuff.
More information: <>