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Steve Jobs to Take Medical Leave of Absence

Steve Jobs has announced that he is taking a medical leave of absence to focus on his health. Tim Cook will manage day-to-day operations at Apple in the interim, as he has done in the past.Show full article

Consultant Training at MacTech Boot Camp and Macworld Expo

If you’re a consultant planning on attending Macworld Expo, don’t miss the MacTech Boot Camp the day before.Show full article

DealBITS Drawing: Win a Copy of Disc Cover 3

If you want to label optical discs, either just to keep track of their contents or for decorative purposes, check out BeLight Software’s Disc Cover. Enter to win a copy in this week’s DealBITS drawing!Show full article

Save the Data with “Take Control of Mac OS X Backups”

Joe Kissell takes control of the changing backup landscape with the fifth edition of his comprehensive ebook that teaches readers how to create a reliable backup strategy.Show full article

TidBITS Events at Macworld SF 2011

Come find us at Macworld Expo in San Francisco with this handy list of our appearances!Show full article

Verizon Wireless Gets iPhone 4 with Mobile Hotspot Capability

Verizon Wireless will sell a CDMA version of the iPhone 4 starting in February 2010. It’s the same iPhone 4 we already know, other than supporting a different cellular network standard and including an option to act as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot for up to five other devices.Show full article

CES 2011: More Exhausting News from the Future

Jeff Porten braved the miles of vendors at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to report on items of interest to Mac users (and score some discount codes for TidBITS readers in the process).Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 17 January 2011

Notable software releases this week include Audio Hijack Pro 2.9.9 and Typinator 4.3.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 17 January 2011

We have bit more reading for you to sink your teeth into this week, with news of the iPad coming to Verizon Wireless, AT&T considering a mobile hotspot feature, and the price of the iPhone 3GS dropping. Also, check out Glenn Fleishman’s exhausting (er, exhaustive) review of 11 iPhone navigation apps for Macworld and Adam’s virtual MUG meeting for MacVoices TV.Show full article

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