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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/13-Dec-04

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Mailing list software and services -- After using a mailing list service and growing tired of all the advertising that get sent, a reader solicits opinions on other mailing list solutions. (4 messages)

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Apple and CPUs -- Will Apple use Sun processors in future Macs? The "Apple ports its OS to [insert processor here]" rumors continue to resurface, even in the absence of facts. But that doesn't stop a good discussion! (9 messages)

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Alternatives to Spell Catcher -- When looking for something to use besides Spell Catcher for expanding shortcuts, the TidBITS Talk community agrees: TypeIt4Me and an upcoming version of CopyPaste. (5 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
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>