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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/31-Mar-08

by Jeff Carlson


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 [1])


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 [2])


Have naughty posters invaded TidBITS? An online filter blocks a TidBITS Talk issue, but what was the objectionable word? (8 messages [3])


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


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 [5])


Software for Slideshow Presentations -- A reader is looking for something simple that will play a presentation without user interaction. (4 messages [6])


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 [7])


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 [8])


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 [9])


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 [10])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1918
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1919
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1920
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1921
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1922
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1923
[7]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1924
[8]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1925
[9]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1926
[10]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/1927