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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/03-May-04

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iTunes 4.5 -- Readers pass on their opinions of the new release of iTunes. (3 messages)


Spam's effect on overall email utility -- Is the increasing level of spam threatening to make email useless? Our readers also look at Web-based alternatives, especially for company feedback mechanisms. (16 messages)


AirPort Extreme Base Station and Wireless Software Updates -- In addition to the recent release of AirPort 3.4, Apple briefly released a pair of management tools but then removed the link. However, the tools are still publicly available. (2 messages)


Mac Anti-Virus Programs -- Sparked by the recent news of a theoretical Mac virus, readers continue to discuss the usefulness of anti-virus software on the Mac. (30 messages)



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