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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/30-Jul-07

by TidBITS Staff


Sites with info for new Mac users -- Following last week's mention of the MyFirstMac site, we receive other recommendations. (3 messages [1])


Personal Finance Program with Shared Database -- Are there any finance programs for the Mac that allow two people to make separate entries on different computers, but access all the same data? (1 message [2])


Recovering data from single density floppy disks? Dig back into your Mac memory to find out how to read data from old 400K floppy disks. (20 messages [3])


Cell Phone Prepaid Plans -- Last week's article on prepaid cellular plans raises a variety of questions from readers. (8 messages [4])


Rumour Site "MacOSRumors" Off The Air? A Mac rumor site has gone dark. We'll all adapt somehow, or at least that's the rumor. (7 messages [5])


Multiple mailboxes on the iPhone -- The iPhone's Mail program supports multiple folders, but they must be created on the Mac first, apparently. (9 messages [6])


Writing software for novelists -- A novelist gives high marks to Scrivener, a program designed specifically for the needs of serious fiction writers. (3 messages [7])


Palm Software -- What's the best approach to synchronizing an old Treo with a modern Mac? (7 messages [8])


Actual iPhone sales and activations -- Although Apple claimed 270,000 iPhones sold within the third fiscal quarter of 2007, how were those numbers calculated? (2 messages [9])


iPhone Features & Software -- A reader looking to replace his Treo 650 with an iPhone seeks advice on replacement software and tasks, too. What's available for the iPhone now? (7 messages [10])


iPhone batteries v. laptop batteries -- Will iPhone batteries withstand charging cycles better than laptop batteries, and if so, why? (1 message [11])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1389/
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1390/
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1391/
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1392/
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1393/
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1394/
[7]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1395/
[8]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1396/
[9]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1398/
[10]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1399/
[11]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1400/