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Teach Fetch New AppleScript Tricks

Want to use AppleScript to get more out of the Fetch FTP client? Try the Fetch 5 Example Scripts collection. You can use any script as provided, use them as a learning tool, or use them as a starting point for your own scripts.

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iChat AV 2.1 Adds Videoconferencing with Windows

iChat AV 2.1 Adds Videoconferencing with Windows -- If you've been wanting to participate in video or audio chats with Windows-using friends, last week's release is what you've been waiting forShow full article

Adobe Discontinues FrameMaker for Macintosh

Adobe Discontinues FrameMaker for Macintosh -- In an unsurprising announcement, Adobe Systems said that it would discontinue the Macintosh version of the high-end publishing program FrameMaker as of 21-Apr-04Show full article

iPhoto 4.0.1 Fixes Bugs

iPhoto 4.0.1 Fixes Bugs -- Apple has released iPhoto 4.0.1, an important bug fix update to the company's photo management program. Although Apple's release notes are, as usual, short on specifics, iPhoto 4.0.1 features improved performance, better thumbnail rendering, and numerous bug fixes that Apple claims improve stabilityShow full article

Timbuktu Pro 7.0.1 Fixes Tab Problem

Timbuktu Pro 7.0.1 Fixes Tab Problem -- Netopia last week released Timbuktu Pro 7.0.1, which includes a short list of minor fixes and one big one. If a user of version 7.0 hit the Tab key while in a remote control session that wasn't sized to full screen, the buttons along the side of the Timbuktu menu would become selectedShow full article

DealBITS Drawing: SmileOnMyMac Winners

DealBITS Drawing: SmileOnMyMac Winners -- Congratulations to Caleb Clauset of 2cdesign.org, Maarten Festen of csi.com, and Nick Avery of sympatico.ca, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who will be receiving a copy of SmileOnMyMac's PDFpen 1.2Show full article

iChat Status Report

Apple's inclusion of iChat in Mac OS X managed to convince me of the utility of instant messaging, something no other instant messaging program had managed to doShow full article

The Majestic Alps and the King of Keyboards

Back in the days when ADB ruled the land, Apple made one of the best keyboards in the known universe - the Apple Extended Keyboard. It was a large, solid keyboard with a great tactile feel provided by mechanical switches under each keyShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/29-Mar-04

Replacing DocuComp to compare word processing docs -- DocuComp was a utility for comparing two documents, but now it's available only on Windows. What other document-comparison alternatives are available? (6 messages) iChat video chats -- Some Windows AIM users appear in the Buddy List with camera icons, even if they don't own a video cameraShow full article

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