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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/04-Sep-06

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Amazon.com Offers On-Demand Computing -- Glenn's article about Amazon.com's EC2 service brings up questions of Xserve interoperability. 2 messages


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Designing and printing Coffee Table Books in iPhoto -- A photographer wants to print books from iPhoto, but has concerns about the final print quality. What can he do to get the best results? 2 messages

 

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