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Although Fetch doesn't have a built-in scheduler, you can use iCal along with Fetch's Mirror command or Automator support to automatically upload or download files at a specified time. To find out how...

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/01-Aug-05

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iPod bags -- Purses and other bags are being designed to accommodate iPods, but the implementations have their pros and cons. (2 messages)

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AirTunes OK for Audiophiles? How is the audio quality of AirTunes, Apple's system for streaming music wirelessly to an AirPort Express? It turns out that the Express's optical output is probably a more important consideration than the AirTunes software. (14 messages)

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Places to recycle computers -- Dawn D'Angelillo's article on E-waste prompts discussion of where you can take your old machines to be properly recycled. (4 messages)

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Music Collection Databases -- Not everyone has digitized their music libraries, leading to the need to keep track of all of those CDs, LPs, and 8-track tapes (well, maybe not the latter). Readers suggest a few programs that help you wrangle your music collection. (4 messages)

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