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In the Fetch FTP client, if you see a time stamp like "As of 6/19/10 2:29 PM" above the file list, that means that Fetch is re-using a file list it downloaded earlier. Click the swooshing-arrow refresh button (located beside the time stamp) to refresh the list.

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Firefox 1.5 Released

Firefox 1.5 Released -- The Mozilla Corporation has released Firefox 1.5, the latest version of the popular open source Web browser for Mac, Windows, and LinuxShow full article

SETI@home Moves to BOINC Client

SETI@home Moves to BOINC Client -- If you're anything like me, you don't pay much, if any, attention to SETI@home clients you may have running on machines with CPU cycles to donate to the search for extraterrestrial lifeShow full article

DealBITS Drawing: GarageSale Winners

DealBITS Drawing: GarageSale Winners -- Congratulations to Doug Breckenridge of gmail.com, Peter Pinch of rcn.com, and Simon Sunatori of hyperinfo.ca, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who each received a copy of iwascoding.com's GarageSale 1.9Show full article

DealBITS Drawing: Classic Solitaire

Solitaire card games have long been a mainstay of computer gaming, especially for those who don't care for blood-and-guts first-person shooters. If you're looking for an implementation of Solitaire for the Mac, it's worth giving dogMelon's Classic Solitaire a try, since it includes cards with professionally designed graphics, 20 different Solitaire games and, most important for those of us who have never even heard of games like Idiot's Delight and La Grande Imperiale, an explanation of the rules for each in the online help. In this week's DealBITS drawing, you can enter to win one of five copies of Classic Solitaire, each worth $29.95Show full article

Prograph Spelled Backwards Is Marten

Prograph is back! Perhaps you have to be some kind of weird programming nerd to think this is intriguing news, but personally I think anyone interested in programming, from a beginning learner to an old hand, should careShow full article

NBC Universal Brings More TV to iTunes

When Apple introduced its new video-capable iPod in October, the early iTunes Music Store video offerings were limited to ABC and Disney Channel television programsShow full article

Flashblock Update for Firefox 1.5

The Flashblock extension for Firefox lets you control whether Flash animations automatically start playing on Web pages (see "Firefox Flash Blocker" in TidBITS-794)Show full article

Non-Apple Wi-Fi Options Expand for Mac Users

The Taiwan-based chipmaker Ralink may be the solution for many users of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger trying to find a Wi-Fi adapter that works with their particular machineShow full article

Reality and Digital Pictures

People often ask me if I think digital photography is as good as film or will ever become as good as film. I reply that for all but a few special purposes, digital is better alreadyShow full article

Take Control News/12-Dec-05

"Take Control of Mac OS X Backups" Updated to 1.2 -- Do you have an effective strategy for backing up your work files, not to mention your growing collection of iTunes purchases and digital photos? Don't wait until disaster strikesShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/12-Dec-05

The first link for each thread description points to the traditional TidBITS Talk interface; the second link points to the same discussion on our Web Crossing server, which provides a different look and which may be faster. Applications folder symlinks ease installation -- Readers discuss various ways of installing applications more easilyShow full article

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