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Move to Top Shortcut in iPhone

On an iPhone, flicking all the way back up to the top of a long Web page can be a real drag. Instead, a single tap on the status bar moves you to the top of a page. (The status bar is where the clock is.) This tip also works in other apps, like Mail, Contacts, etc.

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iPod nano Skips After Update

I've been remiss in not writing this up sooner, but I remember it only when I'm in the car, listening to podcasts or music on our iPod nano. Since the most recent iPod update - iPod Updater 2006-06-28 - our iPod nano has suffered from frequent (at least one per car trip) 1- to 2-second bits of garbled playbackShow full article

DealBITS Drawing: lynda.com's Online Training Library

Different people learn software best in different ways. Some like playing with a program on their own, others prefer reading something like one of our Take Control ebooks, and many people like attending classesShow full article

Visual Basic a Casualty of Processor War

The announcement last week from Microsoft's Macintosh Business Unit (MacBU) that Virtual PC for Mac will be discontinued, and that future versions of Microsoft Office for Mac will lack support for Visual Basic macros, has sparked one of those rumor wildfires over which, as usual, cooler heads must prevail. Virtual PC was always a desperate half-measure at best, sufficient (say) to test a cross-platform application built with REALbasic slowly, but not for serious Windows-based workShow full article

Apple Design Award 2006 Winners

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) wrapped up this year with the annual Apple Design Award winners, who received not only fame and Mac developer cred, but a special cube award that lights up when touchedShow full article

More Thoughts on Collaborative Editing

Thanks for all your mail and comments about my "Calling Mac Developers: Request for a Collaborative Editor" article in the 24-Jul-06 issue of TidBITS. What with the comments on my article and Jason Snell's post on Macworld.com, we've been having discussions both with users who desperately want the collaborative editor we're proposing and with some developers who are potentially interested in writing itShow full article

Leopard Wish List

When he introduced Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard on stage during last week's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, Steve Jobs was clear about how there were more "top secret" features coming in LeopardShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-Aug-06

1984 -- PodBrix created a limited-run Lego set of Apple's famous 1984 commercial... which is now sold out. 3 messages TidBITS on Avantgo -- In the switchover to the new TidBITS publishing system, mobile PDA issues weren't initially included, but they're working nowShow full article

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