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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/17-Oct-05

The first link for each thread description points to the traditional TidBITS Talk interface; the second link points to the same discussion on our Web Crossing server, which provides a different look and which may be faster.

iDisk Performance -- Slow performance when accessing files on an iDisk prompts discussion of alternatives. (3 messages)


10.4 vs 10.3.9 -- An owner of a new Mac mini is unhappy with Tiger; can he downgrade to Panther? As part of the discussion, readers offer solutions for improving performance, disabling Dashboard and Spotlight, and more. (14 messages)


Activation in Adobe CS2 -- Adobe Creative Suite 2 can be installed on two machines per license (such as on a desktop and a laptop), but what happens if one machine dies? (3 messages)


How to clean keyboards? Damp cloth? Compressed air? Dishwasher?!? Explore the many methods of cleaning keyboards. (7 messages)


Review: The iBook/AirPort/OS X experience -- A reader new to the Mac posts his experiences and some further questions about buying an iBook and AirPort Base Station. (8 messages)


TidBITS 800: Trends to Watch -- Readers respond to Adam's article on the state of the Mac world. (2 messages)


The iMac Cyclops -- The integrated iSight camera in the new iMac G5 gained a lot of attention, but TidBITS Talk readers also noticed that the machine lacks a built-in modem (an external modem is all that's available). (10 messages)



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