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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/20-Aug-07

by TidBITS Staff


Plastic bags vs Canvas Bags -- An off-topic comment in another thread starts a discussion of how plastic bags are harmful to the environment. (20 messages [1])


56Kbps modem options for MacBook Pros -- Now that Apple no longer builds modems into its machines, does the Apple Modem perform well enough, or are there other options? (7 messages [2])


Music composition for the music illiterate -- A musical goober (and friend of TidBITS) wants to create a ringtone; can GarageBand do what he wants? (4 messages [3])


DVD to iMovie? Readers suggest options for capturing footage from Hi8 tapes to DVDs and then to iMovie. (7 messages [4])


Replacing Microsoft Office with iWork '08 -- Apple's new production suite looks to be a more serious contender to Microsoft Office, but does it stack up as a replacement? The lack of Visual Basic in the next version of Office could be a deciding factor. (34 messages [5])


iPhoto '08 and shared galleries -- In anticipation of buying iLife '08, a reader asks about the Web gallery features in the new iPhoto '08. (3 messages [6])


Safe Sleep Revisited -- Joe Kissell's ongoing look at the Safe Sleep feature of Mac laptops brings up a minor scripting correction and clarification on when the computer is actually going to sleep. (3 messages [7])


iPhone Billing and International Issues -- A reader gives his first-hand account of being charged for international data usage: $1,700! (6 messages [8])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1423/
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1425/
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1426/
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1427/
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1428/
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1429/
[7]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1430/
[8]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1432/