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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/31-Jul-06

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Calling Mac Developers: Request for a Collaborative Editor -- Adam's article asking for a collaborative writing and editing application garners lots of suggestions. Are any of them what TidBITS and Macworld are looking for? (12 messages)

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AppleCare Provides Bootable TechTool CD -- A universal binary version of TechTool Deluxe is available, and AppleCare members can download a free disk image that will burn a bootable CD. But even if your AppleCare has recently expired, it's worth checking out. (1 message)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>