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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/06-Aug-07

Accessing Bare Hard Drives -- Readers discuss devices that let you mount a "bare" internal hard drive and debate whether it's wise to run a drive without an enclosure permanently. (10 messages)

Buttons & Jobs -- A Wall Street Journal article about Steve Jobs focuses on his apparent loathing of buttons, and readers point to the benefits of touchscreen replacements. (4 messages)

Stewing Over Safe Sleep -- Readers relate their experiences (pro and con) with the Safe Sleep feature in modern Mac laptops. (9 messages)

Curing Your LaunchBar Addiction -- Matt Neuburg's article on the latest version of LaunchBar generates a description of other new features in LaunchBar. (1 message)

CS3 and Intel Macs? What are your impressions of running Adobe Creative Suite 3 on the latest Intel-based Macs? (4 messages)

Quicken online banking -- A question about how Quicken handles an E-Trade account invites speculation about how the companies treat Mac and Windows users. (3 messages)

Freecycle: Disposing of Good Old Stuff -- Adam's article on Freecycle prompts discussion of using old Macs versus giving them away or recycling their parts. (3 messages)


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