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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-May-07

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Skype on MacBook Pro -- A reader encounters poor performance using Skype's Voice-over-IP service, but is the problem in his network connection or audio input source? (11 messages)


Timeslips in Parallels -- Are others encountering a problem running the program Timeslips in virtualization? (1 message)


ICeCoffEE functionality everywhere -- Recent discussion of old Apple Data Detectors technology leads to an awareness of how it's hard to find a solution as easy as Command-clicking a URL to open it in a Web page. (4 messages)


MacBook drive failure? A hard drive is acting up - time to break out DiskWarrior? Yes, but using an old version could prove disastrous. (8 messages)


Encrypted disk image won't close -- Readers offer solutions for a disk image that wants to stick around. (7 messages)


Wired or wireless network for a graphics lab? A computer lab is moving to a new location, which is an excellent time to reevaluate infrastructure. For graphics-focused machines, is it worth stringing cable, or can a wireless network handle the data throughput needs? (5 messages)


Treo 755 Review -- The latest Palm Treo is found to be underwhelming; is a mystery device on the horizon, or will the iPhone knock Palm out of its own market? (2 messages)


Losing Address Book Data -- What's a good solution for automatically backing up Address Book, given that a reader has watched its database implode on several occasions? (2 messages)


Apple TV -- The Apple TV won't stream Internet radio from a computer or over the Internet, which dampens a reader's enthusiasm for the device. (1 message)


Remembering passwords -- Is it a good idea to carry your passwords written in your wallet? Perhaps, but with a little trickery. (2 messages)

 

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