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Bandwidth required for iSight use -- Do you need a fat bandwidth pipe to use Apple's iSight and iChat AV video conferencing combo? (3 messages)

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Ebooks - everything old is new again -- Are ebooks completely new or are they harkening back to publishing days of old when pamphlets and broadsheets ruled the land? (2 messages)

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More Mac OS X Scrolling Tips -- A few more tips on scrolling in Mac OS X courtesy of readers. (3 messages)

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Complaints about the 17" PowerBook -- Some readers note that the weight of the 17-inch screen prevents the PowerBook's hinges from holding the lid up correctly, while others don't share the problem. (10 messages)

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International power adapters -- Get current on international power currents and which adapters are needed where. (18 messages)

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Serious data archiving -- In addition to talking about the usefulness of tape media for data backups, we learn about which types of "fireproof" safes actually live up to their names. (13 messages)

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Apple's share of the PC market -- Discussion continues about how to define the number of Macs are used in the market, and whether the numbers are even significant. (23 messages)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
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