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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/20-Nov-06

by TidBITS Staff


Disappearing laptop display -- The backlighting on a reader's iBook occasionally goes dark, prompting several suggestions from the TidBITS community. (10 messages [1])


Dreamweaver previews not opening in Internet Explorer -- A Web designer runs into trouble with Internet Explorer 5 for Mac, which leads to the question of whether it's worth it to test in an outdated and unsupported browser. (13 messages [2])


Special Character question -- What's an easy way to access special characters and symbols? From keyboard combinations to the Unicode Hex Input menu, several options are available. (9 messages [3])


Zune Doom -- If a product is made by Microsoft, does it automatically appeal to a certain segment of potential buyers? Readers discuss the new Zune music player. At length. (56 messages [4])


Dates in TidBITS -- Adam's article in last week's issue about our new preferred date formatting spurs discussion of the various ways to express year, month, and day in text. (9 messages [5])


MacTech Creates Archive CD -- Gauging interest in a CD compilation of the TidBITS archive brings up a request to include the late Easy View application. (2 messages [6])


Zune and Universal Music -- Geoff Duncan's article about Microsoft paying Universal Music a piece of every Zune music player sold prompts one reader to declare that such a deal with Apple would keep him from buying an iPod. (2 messages [7])


Digital Camera RAW Support Update -- Apple's latest updates to support digital cameras that use the RAW image format hasn't appeared in a reader's Software Update pass. How can one tell if the update has 'taken?' (2 messages [8])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1008/
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1009/
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1010/
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1011/
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1012/
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1013/
[7]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1017/
[8]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1019/