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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/05-Dec-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.

Is anti-virus protection necessary? Macs don't suffer from the virus problems seen in the PC world; should Mac users even bother with anti-virus software? (21 messages)


Keyboard application switching -- The gift suggestion of LiteSwitch generates discussion of keyboard application switching tips. (4 messages)


Blogs vs wiki vs forums? When should you use a blog versus a wiki versus a discussion forum? (3 messages)


Finding and using power outlets in airports -- TidBITS Talk readers take the topic of PowerBook power adapters and morph it into a discussion of how to find power outlets in airports. (12 messages)


Digital photography books -- TidBITS talk readers suggest useful books about digital photography. (7 messages)


Music file conversions -- A complaint about not being able to burn an MP3 CD from AAC originals prompts a discussion of music file formats and conversions. (8 messages)


Protecting a PowerBook from unauthorized use -- How do you keep your PowerBook entirely secure? (3 messages)


Proper format for audiobooks -- When ripping CDs of audiobooks, what are the best encoding settings to use? (4 messages)



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