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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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