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How to Know Your iPod Model

If you have an old iPod but aren't sure exactly which model it is, check the info at the Web page linked below. You'll find lots of photos and information that will help you determine exactly which model you have.

Visit Identifying iPod Models

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/10-Apr-06

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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.

Whither Eudora? News on development of the Eudora email application has been pretty quiet lately. Is it time to switch to Apple's Mail? (3 messages)

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Rough numbers of Mac users -- How many are we? And where do you go to find this sort of information? (8 messages)

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Comparing Business Card Design Software -- Joe Kissell's article comparing Business Card Composer and SOHO Business Cards yields readers' experiences, plus an inexpensive method of avoiding smudges on home-printed cards. (9 messages)

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Where does iWeb save its files? Apple's Web design component of iLife '06 doesn't make it easy to locate your files in the Finder, as a reader discovers when trying to combine two sites. (4 messages)

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RSA Anti-phishing -- Readers debate a proposed method of trying to stop phishing scams. (6 messages)

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Boot Camp enables Windows XP dual-boot -- Last week's release of the Boot Camp beta prompts plenty of discussion. (34 messages)

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Windows via virtualization -- Readers theorize about whether Apple's next move after Boot Camp is being able to run Windows within Mac OS X (see elsewhere in this issue for much more information). (20 messages)

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Apple Just Saved Me $1000 -- Jeff Carlson's ExtraBITS post brings some focus on the importance of industrial design to Apple's success. (2 messages)

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Crossing platforms with PowerPoint -- Tips on making PowerPoint presentations work under both Windows and Mac OS X. (1 message)

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On partition wrangling -- Boot Camp can dynamically partition a hard drive without requiring that you erase and reinstall the operating system, but can you go in the other direction to combine multiple partitions into one? (2 messages)

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