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Take Control News: Get Comfortable on the Mac's Unix Command Line

An ebook on our most-requested topic is now available: Joe Kissell's "Take Control of the Mac Command Line with Terminal." If you've ever wanted to learn how to use the Mac's command line, or if you want to extend your skills beyond rote entry of commands you read in an article, Joe will teach you what you need to know.Show full article

Macworld Expo Moves to Mid-February

As the process of reshaping Macworld Expo after Apple's pullout continues, IDG World Expo has announced that the 2010 show will move from its traditional early January dates to February 9th through 13th.Show full article

Skype Coming to iPhone

Skype is slated to release a version of its voice-over-IP software for the iPhone and iPod touch on 31-Mar-09, but don't expect it to eliminate your need for cell phone minutes entirely.Show full article

iMovie '09 8.0.1 Update Brings More than Just Bug Fixes

Behind the facade of "improves overall stability," Apple's frustratingly vague description of the iMovie 8.0.1 Update, lie a handful of noteworthy changes to iMovie '09.Show full article

KeyCue's Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet Goes Global

With version 4.4, the keyboard shortcut utility KeyCue now lists many global keyboard shortcuts.Show full article

What I Learned from Having My Laptop Stolen

After his MacBook Pro was snatched, David Blatner discovered the hard way that losing hardware was the least of his concerns. Lesson learned, he details what he's doing now to prevent data loss and potential identity theft on his current laptop.Show full article

Going Deep Inside Xserve Apple Drive Modules

If you've had an Xserve drive fail, you may have considered putting a replacement drive inside its Apple Drive Module to save some money. That may be a false economy, though, as Adam discovers when chasing down exactly what goes into Apple Drive Modules and why they cost so much more than bare retail drives.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 30-Mar-09

Notable software releases this week include Firefox 3.0.8, iLife Support 9.0.2, iWeb Update 3.0.1, iPhoto Update 8.0.2, iMovie Update 8.0.1, iWork '09 Update 1 9.0.1, MacBook Pro Graphics Firmware Update 1.0, Sandvox 1.6, TextExpander 2.6 and Carbon Copy Cloner 3.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 30-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 30-Mar-09

This week's discussions touch on many topics, including iPod sync errors after moving iPhoto's library, reformatting USB memory drives, protecting data on laptops, determining the latest installed version of Java, extending and joining AirPort networks, using server-grade drives in Time Capsule, and dealing with Apple's terse release notes.Show full article

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