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View Extra Battery Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, Option-click the Battery icon in the menu bar to show the battery's current condition - Normal is good. Other messages might read Replace Soon, Replace Now, Check Battery, or Service Battery. Choosing the message opens a Mac Help document with more information.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/24-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.

Resurgence of Intellitext? Some Web sites use the IntelliTXT technology, which creates links out of keywords to display pop-up ads or other content. What creates the effect, and can it be turned off? (7 messages)

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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/889/>

Sending newsletters from a Mac -- A reader attempts to use phpList to send regular newsletters to family and friends, but is it the best solution? Several alternatives are suggested. (10 messages)

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Simple iPod/Auto Integration -- Last week's article about radio adapters to listen to an iPod in the car prompts plenty of suggestions for other products and solutions. (15 messages)

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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/891/>

Vista Requirements Released -- Readers report their experiences running the latest beta of Windows Vista on Macs, using Apple's Boot Camp and Parallels Desktop. (3 messages)

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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/893/>

 

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