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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/11-Aug-08

by Jeff Carlson


Accelerometer quirks -- A message about holding the iPhone wrong looks like something added by a game developer, not the iPhone operating system. (2 messages [1])


Mail PDF in print dialog -- Readers discover how to make the Mail PDF command in the Print dialog use Entourage instead of Apple Mail. (5 messages [2])


Backups self-destruct? A reader's backup hard disk suddenly appears unformatted, but the data is most likely still there - just temporarily untouchable. (3 messages [3])


Google Maps Adds Walking Directions -- A few other mapping utilities include walking or other directions (such as public transportation). (2 messages [4])


Phishing susceptibility -- Following a Consumer Reports article recommending against using Safari for Web browsing, readers discuss how big a threat phishing is for Mac users. (6 messages [5])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2127
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2129
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2130
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2131
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2133