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Everybody Sync now -- Michael E. Cohen's article about SyncTogether brings up a question: is it possible to sync two computers completely (or one user account on multiple computers)? (3 messages)


Problems after Security Update 2007-004 -- A reader runs into AirPort connection problems after running the latest security update, and others are there to help. (7 messages)


Using two anti-surge plugs -- A combination of two surge-protecting power strips blacks out a reader's house. Are the plugs to blame, or is it the 20-year-old wiring in an old house in France? (6 messages)


Joel on VBA for Macintosh -- Programmer and author Joel Spolsky writes about the disappearance of Visual Basic for Applications in the upcoming version of Microsoft Office, bringing up a discussion of various automation systems. (11 messages)


Getting Streaming Audio from Mac to Amplifier -- A reader who wants to listen to streaming music on his stereo system looks for a solution, since the Apple TV won't stream music over the network. (8 messages)


Apple Data Detectors (was: Re: Address Book utilities) -- Talk of this old Apple technology brings up the point that the company's research and development is now so secret that you don't get the same public sense of real technological innovation going on as during the late 1990s. (3 messages)

 

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