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iTunes Apps Tab in Landscape?

If your iPad is locked in landscape orientation when in the charging dock, apps in the Apps tab of iTunes will display in landscape orientation. (This also occurs when your iPad is not in the dock but connected to iTunes via the charging cable while in landscape orientation).

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Richard Kane

 
 
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Apple Announces Next-Day Support on eWorld

Apple Announces Next-Day Support on eWorld -- Ten months after introducing eWorld as its own online service, Apple is finally rolling out official forum-based online supportShow full article

The PowerBook 150

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The Third GVU World-Wide Web User Survey

The Third GVU World-Wide Web User Survey has started, and we encourage TidBITS readers to go and be counted. One of the problems that has stymied people trying to figure out who uses the Internet is that there isn't much hard researchShow full article

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Kick Your Epson into Gear

Kick Your Epson into Gear -- If you have an Epson Color Stylus printer (see TidBITS-266), you might be interested in two handy Photoshop utilities to improve the color accuracy and the quality of high-resolution imagesShow full article

TidBITS 5.0

This issue marks the fifth year of TidBITS, making it one of the oldest edited electronic publications on the Internet. We have survived 273 issues, a format change from HyperCard to setext at TidBITS-100, the rise of the World-Wide Web, and the inevitable burnout that Tonya and Geoff have helped eliminate from what is no longer a one-person jobShow full article

Hits and Misses of Customer Service

Back in TidBITS-262, we said that we don't make a habit of passing along the many and varied tales of customer service TidBITS readers send to us. However, lots of people wrote in to say that they liked the article, and we can occasionally be accused of playing to the massesShow full article

ProPhone: For When a ZIP Code is Not Enough

If searching for ZIP codes and the like is too general for your needs (see my article about ZIP code programs in TidBITS-267), Pro CD's ProPhone might initially sound like an attractive alternativeShow full article

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