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Travis Butler is currently between full-time jobs, working as a freelance FileMaker database designer after spending the last 14 years as the everything-but-the-kitchen-sink Mac guy for a small Kansas City company. In between fighting FileMaker, pandering to PageMaker, illuminating Illustrator and getting excited by Excel, he's written fifteen articles for TidBITS over the last twelve years.

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View Extra Sync Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, Option-click the Sync icon in the menu bar to display a menu showing each available sync service and when it was last synced. Other new items in that menu include commands to Reset Sync Services entirely and to open the iSync and Sync Diagnostics utilities.

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Nokia N800 Internet Tablet: iPhone without the Phone?

Increasing Your Cartographic iQue

More on AC Adapters

Comparing Three AC Adapters

Getting Better AirPlay

Two Portable Speakers for the iPod

Taking an iTrip: Three FM Transmitters

Archos Jukebox 6000 Challenges Nomad Jukebox

Portable MP3: The Nomad Jukebox

Which Handheld Belongs in Your Palm?

A Handheld Surprise: The Handspring Visor

Meet Me at the Virtual Game Station

Macintosh PPP Overview (Part 2)

Macintosh PPP Overview (Part 1)

Commercial FTP: AOL and CIS