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Vista Woes Redux -- Apple's latest online ad campaign makes a splash by using two ad spots in conjunction: the Mac and PC characters react to the banner ad at the top of the page. (6 messages)


Browser standards -- Readers discuss Microsoft's attempt to make Internet Explorer 8 use nonstandard tags (and convince Web developers to design for them) in an attempt to lock in users. (2 messages)


Have naughty posters invaded TidBITS? An online filter blocks a TidBITS Talk issue, but what was the objectionable word? (8 messages)


devices not syncing calendar (etc) data reliably, any ideas? Is data syncing generally unreliable, or is something specific causing problems? (4 messages)


Un-junking TidBITS digests -- Thunderbird is erroneously marking TidBITS Talk digests as junk mail, so how does one mark the messages as legitimate? (6 messages)


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Does Carbon Copy Cloner do a Smart Update when cloning? The latest update to CCC clarifies what happens during an update, specifically when making incremental backups. (4 messages)


Fusion 1.1 & Time Machine -- To avoid overwhelming a backup drive, Fusion 1.1 automatically excludes its virtual machine disk images from Time Machine backups. (2 messages)


Updated Paste Plain Text AppleScript for Word 2008 -- A reader has questions about Joe Kissell's script for pasting unformatted text in Microsoft Word 2008. (1 message)


AirPort Update Extends Time Capsule, Adds AirDisk Support -- The surprise inclusion of making Time Machine backups to a drive attached to an AirPort Extreme base station doesn't seem to work for one reader. (2 messages)

 

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