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Jobs Clears the Air on Health Issue

Steve Jobs has written an open letter to put an end to speculation that his health was failing and to ask for support from the Apple community.Show full article

MacHEADS Movie to Premiere at Macworld Expo

Those attending Macworld Expo can watch Adam and many other Mac personalities in the world premiere of "MacHEADS: A Fanboy Documentary." Show full article

Welcome to Macintosh Movie to Screen at Macworld Expo

If you'll be in San Francisco for Macworld Expo, you can catch not just the MacHEADS movie, but also a special screening of the new documentary "Welcome to Macintosh."Show full article

LogMeIn's Ignition for iPhone Provides Sleek Remote Access

Ignition from LogMeIn brings high-quality remote access to Macs and Windows systems from an iPhone or iPod touch.Show full article

iPhone Remote Turns Apple TV into Music Source

When an unexpected error prevents streaming music to his AirPort Express, Jeff Carlson eschews hours of troubleshooting and throws his Apple TV into the breach.Show full article

No Jobs Keynote at Apple's Last Macworld Expo

Apple said that Steve Jobs won't be presenting the keynote address at the 2009 Macworld Expo trade show - and that Apple won't be an exhibitor at future shows. Goodness. We're a bit shaken, but the word is that Macworld Expo is still on for 2010.Show full article

A Mother's Letter to Apple about Macworld Expo

Forget the oh-so-rational business analysis of Apple's move to pull out of future Macworld Expos. Even Apple has to listen to its mother, so read on as Tonya Engst gives Apple a speaking-to.Show full article

Quicken for Mac Lacks Extended Validation Certificate Support

If you're trying to use Quicken for the Mac with some banking and finance sites, a security certificate may trip you up. It turns out that Quicken doesn't support Extended Validation SSL/TLS certificates, which renders it non-functional for downloading transactions from banks that rely on these more-secure certificates. A fix is in the works.Show full article

Secure Certificate Hack Doesn't Imperil Users

Security researchers successfully created a forged digital certificate for a Web address they don't control that browsers accept as authentic. Did they break the Internet? Not quite, and an easy fix should take care of the problem.Show full article

NoteBook 3.0 Enhances the Page Concept

Circus Ponies NoteBook 3.0 builds on the previous version's outlining features with free-form text pages and the addition of shapes, lines, tablet-based drawing and handwriting recognition, and much more.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 05-Jan-09

Notable software releases since the last issue of TidBITS include Audio Hijack Pro 2.9, Firefox 3.0.5, Camino 1.6.6, Norton Internet Security for Mac 4.0, Snapz Pro X 2.1.3, Hazel 2.2.4, PDFpen 4.0.3, Typinator 3.3, and Lightroom 2.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 05-Jan-09

Read on for a collection of links to the most interesting articles and resources that the TidBITS staff discovered on the Web since our last issue.Show full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 05-Jan-09

The last few weeks' discussions look at the news of Steve Jobs not being keynote speaker at Macworld Expo and Apple's exit from the event after 2009, performance of online backup services, syncing calendars, and much more.Show full article

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