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Set Time Zone Automatically in Snow Leopard

Frequent travelers may be interested to know that in Snow Leopard your time zone can now be set automatically by bringing up the Date & Time preference pane, clicking the Time Zone view, and selecting Set Time Zone Automatically. A progress spinner appears while Snow Leopard sends off information about the Wi-Fi signals in your vicinity and receives location data back.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/10-Jul-06

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The Mystery of the Burnt Thighs -- Readers suggest alternatives for keeping a hot laptop cool. (8 messages)

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10.4.7 Update -- The recent Mac OS X 10.4.7 update causes problems for some readers, especially related to use of the SOCKS proxy, while others see no difficulties. (10 messages)

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Disable ssh password login under Tiger -- Readers discuss ssh password authentication settings, including a way to turn off passwords altogether (and whether that's a good idea). (6 message)

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.Mac security question: security question & birthday were reset -- A reader suspects that her .Mac account has been compromised when she discovers that the challenge questions for password access have been changed. How could this have happened? (2 messages)

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10.4.7 ate my printer? After upgrading to Mac OS X 10.4.7, printing errors crop up. Is it the operating system update, or perhaps old printer drivers? (4 messages)

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Adam more influential than Gates -- Adam's placement at #3 on the MDJ Power 25 list puts him ahead of some low-profile billionaire from Redmond. How are the rankings compiled? (4 messages)

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Mac OS X Routine Maintenance -- Randy Singer's Macintosh OS X Routine Maintenance Web site gets an update that should be useful for TidBITS Talk readers. (1 message)

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