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Type Faster by Competing in Races

A fun way to improve your typing speed and accuracy is to join an online typing competition at typrX. This typing competition keeps track of your typing speed, while allowing you to compete against other people, either around the world in public races or with friends in private races. To set up a private race with your friends, follow these simple steps.

  • Once you have a typrX account, click the Create Private Race button on the front page and you’ll be taken to the private race page.
  • From there, copy the track code URL and send it to the friends you want to join the race.
  • You can click the Delay Countdown button to add 10 seconds to the clock if you are waiting on your friend to join the race.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/12-Feb-07

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Apple and the enterprise -- This popular thread continues to draw discussion of Mac usage in large organizations, though sometimes in ways that aren't visible to the outside world. (83 messages)


iMac midnight awakening -- A reader's new 24-inch iMac chimes each night at midnight, but the cause isn't clear. (3 messages)


New GTD kid on the block - Ghost Action -- Another Getting Things Done entry arrives on the scene; how does it compare to others? (3 messages)


802.11n AirPort Extreme Base Station -- The new wireless base stations are shipping, and readers share their experiences setting them up, hooking up external hard drives, and reporting on data transfer speeds. (4 messages)


PowerBooks on long flights -- How do travelers deal with battery life on long international flights? Extra batteries? Custom power adapters? (13 messages)


Apple & DRM -- Readers react to Steve Jobs's public thoughts on music and his statement that Apple would drop DRM "in a heartbeat" if given the opportunity. (12 messages)


Dealing with the lack of an Eject key -- Some keyboards don't include a key for ejecting optical media, and Apple's recent Macs don't include a physical eject button. What options are available? (7 messages)


Wired Ethernet alternative for MacBook -- Would a USB Ethernet adapter work on a MacBook that has a damaged Ethernet port? (2 messages)


Build Your Own 23-inch MacBook -- Readers respond to Jeff Porten's article about using a second laptop screen as an extended monitor, and offer an alternative VNC client. (2 messages)

 

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