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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/21-May-07

by TidBITS Staff


Powering down without losing state -- Apple's recent environmental announcements bring up the issue of leaving computers running all day and night, and what can be done to conserve energy. (14 messages [1])


Fax death is exaggerated -- The demise of faxing appears to be a U.S. phenomenon, as usage around the world is still quite high. (2 messages [2])


Video conferencing with PCs -- What are the best options for video-based chat between people running Macs and Windows-based PCs? (5 messages [3])


Good deals on .Mac renewals? Apple's .Mac service can be renewed for less than the $100 the company charges, but where are the deals found? (3 messages [4])


Good deal on Applecare -- Apparently, everyone is looking for a deal this week! In addition to .Mac renewal specials, AppleCare can also be bought for less than what Apple charges directly. (2 messages [5])


Microsoft Acting Like a Patent Troll? Readers ponder Microsoft's latest legal maneuver that appears intended to intimidate Linux users. (2 messages [6])


Little Window on OS X 10.4 Desktop -- After a mysterious tiny window appears on a reader's Mac, other TidBITS Talk participants provide suggestions for how to banish it. (3 messages [7])


Restoring keychain from .Mac -- A reader's keychain data goes to the great lockbox in the sky, but he can't resurrect it from the copy that exists on his .Mac archives. (1 message [8])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1292/
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1293/
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1294/
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1296/
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1297/
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1298/
[7]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1300/
[8]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1301/