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Find Which Applications Phone Home with VirusBarrier X6

Worried about rogue applications or spyware "phoning home" with your private data? Turn on VirusBarrier's Anti-Spyware feature, and it will alert you to applications that attempt to connect to remote servers. Once you know which apps are phoning home, you can block or allow each individually, and you can even block or allow specific ports for each application, to ensure that your private data stays private.

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Liz Castro's iPhoto Book Themes Site

Confused by all the possibilities available when building a book in iPhoto? Liz Castro has done an incredible job of documenting all the details of each theme.Show full article

OmniWeb and OmniSiblings Run Free

The Omni Group has announced that OmniWeb, OmniDazzle, OmniDiskSweeper, and OmniObjectMeter are all now available as free downloads, having previously been commercial products.Show full article

Apple Releases Beta of Safari 4

Apple's debut of a public beta of Safari 4 includes a slew of new features, interface changes, and low-level performance enhancements.Show full article

Kindle 2 Improves Design, Not Features

Amazon's Kindle 2 is far easier to use, with a simplified hardware design that streamlines navigation. Under the hood, it's the same offering, however, with the same limitations we've highlighted in the past.Show full article

The Greatest Computer Keyboard of All Time?

Through Unicomp, the legendary IBM Model M keyboard still lives - and it works fine with Mac OS X.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 02-Mar-09

Notable software releases this week include 1Password 2.9.9, Photoshop 11.0.1, MacSpeech Dictate 1.3, Corel Painter 11, and Cocktail 4.3.1.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 02-Mar-09

Read on for a collection of links to the most interesting articles and resources that the TidBITS staff discovered on the Web this week.Show full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 02-Mar-09

In this week's discussions, readers look at the new Safari 4 beta, dream of marrying SubEthaEdit to Dropbox, relate tales of woe concerning Time Machine, and wonder whether Google is getting special treatment when it develops applications for the iPhone.Show full article

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