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iCal Alerts You Can't Miss

Did you miss that tiny little iCal alert dialog? Use a more prominent Open File alarm.

First save an image, text file, sound, or movie that will really fill your screen and grab your attention.

Select an iCal event and choose Open File as the alert type. Choose your unmissable file as the one to open.

Set more alerts with more files to open for the same event if you like. You won't miss an appointment with one of these alerts!


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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/03-Jul-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.

Files in databases -- What are the advantages and disadvantages of storing files within databases, especially in terms of a database-driven filesystem? (5 messages)


Working with Amazon S3 -- The latest version of Interarchy supports Amazon's S3 network storage service, leading to a discussion of similar utilities and services and how well they perform. (4 messages)


Sparseimages Replacing FileVault -- Derek Miller's article on using encrypted disk images to store sensitive data prompts a response from a reader who used the information to locate a problem he experienced with his own solution. (1 message)



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