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Volume control for family Mac -- The iPod contains a volume limiting option, but what about the Mac? Is there a way to prevent a 7-year-old from cranking up the sound? (1 message)


Apple TV play DVD from laptop? As we wait for the Apple TV to ship, a reader wonders if it will be possible to watch a movie on television from a DVD in a Mac elsewhere in the house. (1 message)


NY Times links -- Readers respond to Adam's article last week about creating permanent links to New York Times articles online. (3 messages)


Running with a Garmin Forerunner GPS -- Readers discuss TrailRunner and other GPS applications that could be used with a Garmin Forerunner and other GPS devices. (4 messages)


Weird preferences folders -- A large number of oddly named folders are being created on a reader's Mac, but where are they coming from? (7 messages)


Reading WriteNow files in Mac OS X -- So you wrote that great novel using WriteNow years ago, but now you can't read it? Here are some suggestions for reading WriteNow files and converting them to something Mac OS X can fathom. (5 messages)


How much to quote? What's the correct protocol for quoting TidBITS Talk (or any discussion forum, for that matter) messages in your posts? (3 messages)


Editing compressed video -- A reader seeks opinions on a product that's designed to capture video from devices with HDMI connections. (1 message)

 

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