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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/08-Sep-08

Car Alarm for Stolen Laptops -- Readers suggest a number of laptop-tracking solutions that are available. (3 messages)

Google Chrome -- Google is creating its own Web browser, which was announced first as a comic. Readers look at the Windows-only beta and discuss the underlying rendering engine and other aspects of building around Web standards. (42 messages)

10.3.9 to 10.5.1 - use Migration Assistant? If you're leapfrogging a major operating system version, is it safe to trust Apple's Migration Assistant? (14 messages)

Creating/Burning DVD Disk Images -- What software should a reader use to make a backup of an instructional DVD that's heavily used by his two-year-old daughter? (4 messages)

Transnational iPhones -- The inability to unlock an iPhone 3G presents a problem for someone who needs his iPhone in Australia for eight months but will be returning to the United States following the trip. (4 messages)


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