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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/09-Oct-06

by TidBITS Staff


Apple Updates iPods, Introduces Movies, Previews iTV -- Installing iTunes 7 on an older machine causes jerky video playback. What can be done to improve the quality? (3 messages [1])


Using MySQL on a Mac -- Following last week's article on MySQL, TidBITS readers call out SQL utilities and resources, and ask about moving from FileMaker development. (8 messages [2])


Aperture 1.5 Faces Latest Lightroom Beta at Photokina -- Sal Soghoian, AppleScript and Automator guru, points out that the latest version of Aperture includes significant updates to Automator and AppleScript support. (1 message [3])


StuffIt Goes to 11 -- Readers discuss the usefulness of the StuffIt formats on the Mac, in light of built-in .zip archiving, including security and compatibility issues. (16 messages [4])


File Mappings Revert with Every OS Update -- Mac OS X 10.4.8 causes custom file mappings to change on some people's computers, which isn't a big deal but can be highly annoying. (6 messages [5])


Pathetic Nostalgia for Old Chips -- Do old memory SIMMs and DIMMs have any use (beyond the obvious artistic applications, of course)? (2 messages [6])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/967/
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/968/
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/969/
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/970/
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/971/
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/972/