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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/17-Nov-08


Running the Numbers with Steve Jobs -- A reader points out that iTunes serves up more sustained downloads than copies of Firefox 3 when it was released to "record-breaking" numbers. (1 message)


PDFs on iPhone/iPod touch -- What's the best way to view PDFs on an iPhone or iPod touch? And are secured PDFs readable? (4 messages)


Securing Your Disks with PGP Whole Disk Encryption -- Readers respond to Joe Kissell's article on PGP's latest offering with tales of woe. (2 messages)


Unlocked iPhone as Modem -- Can an unlocked iPhone be used as a tethered modem? More importantly, is the iPhone actually unlocked or is it jailbroken? (2 messages)


Automator to convert MP3's? A reader wants to convert a large number of AIFF files to MP3, but is Automator the right tool for the job? (4 messages)


Safari 3.2 vs WebKit -- The latest version of Apple's Web browser does not include some of the impressive advancements that appear in newer WebKit builds. What's the holdup? (3 messages)

 

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