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How to Know Your iPod Model

If you have an old iPod but aren't sure exactly which model it is, check the info at the Web page linked below. You'll find lots of photos and information that will help you determine exactly which model you have.

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Yojimbo 1.5 Released

A new release of Yojimbo, free to registered users, adds image storage and works better under Leopard.Show full article

Apple Tells Back to My Mac Users to Be Patient

Is Back to My Mac not working among your Leopard systems? Apple advises patience, please, as they work to improve the service.Show full article

Boot Camp and Tiger: One Last Warning

If you're still using the beta version of Boot Camp under Tiger, you'd better upgrade to Leopard (or uninstall Windows) before the end of the year.Show full article

LogMeIn for Mac Released

The remote control software LogMeIn Free for Mac has been released. It allows remote viewing and control of Macs and Windows systems, even those behind private network gateways.Show full article

Three Handy Tips for iPhoto Organization

This assortment of handy iPhoto tips will help you organize photos quickly and easily, while learning old and new features. I can't promise that these tips will help you whip out your holiday cards from iPhoto while you bake cookies and realize that Chanukah is way before Christmas this year, but they certainly won't hurt.Show full article

Clean Up Messy Folders with Hazel

If you find yourself with folders whose contents need to be sorted, deleted, renamed, or otherwise wrangled, Noodlesoft's Hazel can do the job quickly and quietly, in the background, day in and day out.Show full article

2007 TidBITS Gift Guide

It's not too late to buy holiday gifts for your favorite Mac-using friends and family members! Based on last week's gift guide survey, we've compiled a best-of collection of gift ideas.Show full article

Open Source Mac Gaming: 10 Free Games Reviewed

The Mac is becoming more of a player in the game world all the time, so after an overview of the Macintosh gaming market, Neale Monks takes a look at a selection of Mac games from the open source community.Show full article

Take Control News: Three New Digital Photography Ebooks

If you want to make this holiday season one to remember, check out our latest ebooks about digital photography, since there's nothing like a great photo to help bring back fond memories. These books help you pick the right digital camera for your needs, get the most out of iPhoto '08, and protect your photos against mishap, among much else.Show full article

Take Control News: Take Control of Upgrading to Leopard Updated

If you've been shy of upgrading to Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, the 1.1 version of Joe Kissell's "Take Control of Upgrading to Leopard" now has even more detail to help ensure a smooth upgrade.Show full article

Bonus Stories for 10-Dec-07

Our bonus stories this week focus largely on fixing some of the irritations with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard's transparent menu bar and Stacks feature. Show full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/10-Dec-07

Readers continue to poke at Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, posting questions about Spaces, Back to My Mac, the installation process, and the firewall. In other discussions, we talk about viewing office documents on the iPhone, serving a music library from an iPod photo, and the resolution of eyeglass-style video devices like the Myvu Personal Media Viewer.Show full article

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