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

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
View Extra Battery Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, Option-click the Battery icon in the menu bar to show the battery's current condition - Normal is good. Other messages might read Replace Soon, Replace Now, Check Battery, or Service Battery. Choosing the message opens a Mac Help document with more information.

Submitted by
Doug McLean

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/12-Jan-04

Send Article to a Friend

GarageBand impressions -- TidBITS Talk readers voice their initial opinions of GarageBand and its user interface, and also clear up differences between it and Apple's Soundtrack. (9 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2137>

Macworld SF 2004 keynote notes -- Adam, Tonya, and Jeff took notes on the Macworld Expo keynote in a collaborative SubEthaEdit document (along with some Mac friends who joined in via Rendezvous), then posted it to TidBITS Talk. Read the notes here, as well as other people's responses to them and the keynote in general. (18 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2136>

One-ear headphones -- Dan Frakes's article on iPod headphones in December prompts the question of how to pipe stereo audio into one headphone. (3 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2134>

 

READERS LIKE YOU! Support TidBITS by becoming a member today!
Check out the perks at <http://tidbits.com/member_benefits.html>
Special thanks to Robert Turrel, Robert Rogers, James Thomas, and
David Embleton for their generous support!