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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/19-May-08

by Jeff Carlson


CMYK Conversion with ColorSync -- The capability to output PDF files for modest design needs runs into a snag due to improper handling of how blacks are generated. (1 message [1])


[ANN] Office 2008 SP1 Update (12.1.0) released -- This week's public service announcement: Update Office 2008 from the Help menu in one of the Office applications, not by trying to launch the Microsoft AutoUpdate program manually. (9 messages [2])


[Office 2008 SP1] install causes setup assistant to loop -- An issue with invalid product keys could stymie the Office 2008 SP1 update. Microsoft outlines the fix. (1 message [3])


Best way to make network -- Will an AirPort Extreme cover a reader's entire house with its signal, or is a bridge such as an AirPort Express required? (5 messages [4])


Monitor recommendation? Readers provide plenty of suggestions for replacement LCD displays. (30 messages [5])


Digital Rights Misery: When Technology Is Designed to Fail -- Jeff Porten's article inspires debate about whether the content companies are conspiring against consumers, or if the end result of anti-piracy measures only appears to be a conspiracy. (3 messages [6])


MozyHome -- Readers discuss the costs of online backups and whether the services that exist are likely to remain in business. (4 messages [7])


SSH failing to launch -- Unix experts come to the aid of a reader who seems to be missing a key file. (3 messages [8])


Good time or dumb time to buy an iPod Touch -- With the next generation of iPhone and iPod touch on the horizon, is now a good time to wait or buy? (8 messages [9])


color profiles and browsers -- A reader has a question about embedded color profiles and how Web browsers handle them. Can you help? (2 messages [10])


Cable TV to Mac -- So you want to watch television on your computer. What's the best approach? (5 messages [11])

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