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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/28-Apr-08


Converting (local) Time Machine backups to Time Machine sparsebundle (network) -- A reader wants to know how to restore a Time Machine backup stored on a connected hard disk now that the drive is connected to a Time Capsule. (1 message)


Problem with Entourage 2004 (vers. 11.4.0) -- An old rule that references an AppleScript script prevented Entourage from checking mail; in the meantime, readers highlight several troubleshooting resources. (7 messages)


Printing text messages -- MegaPhone makes it easy to transfer files to the iPhone for easy access. (5 messages)


Printer sharing problem -- A shared printer stops working; is Leopard to blame? The solution may require spelunking among the printer drivers. (4 messages)


Strange Behavior with Gmail & Two Macs -- What could be causing Gmail to ignore some messages for one machine but not the other? (5 messages)

**not so negative at all...** The only perceived downside to Apple's latest quarterly earnings was flat iPod sales, but is 10 million really bad news? (2 messages)


Dealing with FLAC audio files -- iTunes won't play FLAC-formatted audio files, but a few other utilities can help. (10 messages)


Shell scripting Classic with bash? A reader is looking for help in updating data that previously ran only under Classic on the Mac so that it can be read under Windows (on a MacBook Pro). (3 messages)


New HP 2133 Mini-Notebook -- How does HP's new mini-notebook compare to the MacBook Air? (2 messages)


QuickTime SWFs -- Built-in Flash support appears to have been removed in the latest version of QuickTime. What options are there for easily ready .swf files (other than Flash Player)? (3 messages)

 

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