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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/17-Sep-07

by Jeff Carlson


Aircard to Airport for Wireless I-Net -- A reader seeks advice on how to use an Aircard (a cellular Internet gateway) to provide Internet access to other machines on the network. (3 messages [1])


Solar Software -- Does Mac software exist to monitor power output from solar panel arrays? (1 message [2])


Forgotten admin password - no OS X CD -- How do you reset a Mac's administrator password if you don't have a Mac OS X install disc? (8 messages [3])


Monitor for MacBookPro Intel -- A reader seeks help for an external display that's not showing everything onscreen that he expects. (5 messages [4])


Redirecting Apple Mail -- How do you redirect email from Apple Mail to a Yahoo Mail account, and can it be automated with Mail rules? (2 messages [5])


iPhone Radio Interference -- Why do some GSM phones cause interference with radio signals and speakers? Hint: it's not limited to the iPhone. (9 messages [6])


Choosing Mac-Compatible Skype Hardware -- After Joe Kissell documented his efforts to find a headset that worked with Skype, other readers chime in with their findings. (2 messages [7])


Can you live just with a laptop computer? A reader is considering getting rid of his desktop Mac and using a MacBook Pro as his sole machine. What advantages and limitations is he likely to encounter? (46 messages [8])


Efficacy of T-Mobile HotSpot@Home -- A reader wonders about the utility of T-Mobile's hardware for using Wi-Fi calling at home and cellular connections elsewhere. (3 messages [9])


Ringtones for iPhone -- Apple is now offering ringtones for the iPhone via iTunes. Surely there must be a better way to create your own ringtones without feeling ripped off. (12 messages [10])


Ads on the Internet -- Debate over ad placement in the new TidBITS Web site leads to discussion of the economics of running a Web site and Internet service provider. (2 messages [11])


Handsfree iPhone Call Leads to Ticket -- Using the earbuds that come with the iPhone (which double as a handsfree microphone) is apparently illegal in many states, because you can't drive with both ears covered. (19 messages [12])


Making Ringtones using only iTunes (not for the iPhone) -- Do you want to use song snippets on a phone other than an iPhone for ringtones? Here's a way to do it in iTunes. (2 messages [13])


One more Eudora question: importing address book -- Has anyone successfully transferred a Eudora address book under Windows to Eudora for Mac? (2 messages [14])


Ethics of hacktivating an iPhone -- A program lets you activate an iPhone without having to commit to a two-year contract. Is this ethical? (3 messages [15])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1463/
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1466/
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1467/
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1470/
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1472/
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1473/
[7]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1475/
[8]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1476/
[9]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1478/
[10]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1479/
[11]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1480/
[12]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1481/
[13]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1482/
[14]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1483/
[15]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1485/