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Set Time Zone Automatically in Snow Leopard

Frequent travelers may be interested to know that in Snow Leopard your time zone can now be set automatically by bringing up the Date & Time preference pane, clicking the Time Zone view, and selecting Set Time Zone Automatically. A progress spinner appears while Snow Leopard sends off information about the Wi-Fi signals in your vicinity and receives location data back.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-Feb-05

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Comparison of Macintosh eBay tools -- Prompted by our DealBITS Drawing for iwascoding.com's GarageSale, readers suggest other tools for working with eBay auctions. (5 messages)

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Flickr: The next big thing? Is the Flickr photo-sharing service the next best thing since digital cameras? Or is it just a fad? (3 messages)

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Recording with Microsoft Office -- Microsoft Word 2004's NoteBook feature includes the capability to record audio notes. What microphones, aside from the PowerBook's lackluster built-in mic, work well for recording these notes? (5 messages)

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Searching for Apple's generic "apps" -- Apple's generic application names, such as Mail and Pages, make it difficult to search for application-specific information on the Internet. Readers contribute a few solutions. (6 messages)

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