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Encrypted Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, screen sharing in iChat can now be encrypted if both parties sharing a screen have MobileMe accounts and have enabled encryption (iChat > Preferences > Accounts > Security).

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Take Control News: 50%-Off Sale Ending 07-Jul-09

If you haven't yet taken advantage of our week-long 50-percent-off sale on Take Control ebooks, you have until July 7th to fill out your Take Control library.Show full article

Apple: Jobs Back on the Job

After a scheduled six month medical leave, Apple's CEO Steve Jobs is back at work, splitting his time between the Cupertino campus and his home office. Show full article

Garmin Issues Software Update for Widespread Problem

GPS maker Garmin has released a free, mandatory, software update to fix a widespread bug that can render the nuvi 7x5 series, nuvi 800 series, nuvi 8x5 series, zumo 660, GPSMAP 620, and GPSMAP 640 units useless or inoperable.Show full article

Introducing the TidBITS Commenting System

You can now leave comments directly on TidBITS articles - give it a try!Show full article

Firefox 3.5 Improves Performance, Privacy, and Standards Support

A few short weeks after Apple shipped Safari 4, Mozilla has responded with Firefox 3.5, a significant upgrade that improves performance, offers additional privacy controls, and refines the overall browsing experience.Show full article

How to Replace a Cracked iPhone 3G Screen

After his wife's iPhone 3G hit the floor, Jeff Carlson replaced the cracked glass screen himself. Read through his steps to learn how to do it and where the pitfalls lie.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 06-Jul-09

Notable software releases this week include PasswordWallet 4.4.7, Cocktail 4.4, PDFpen 4.1.4, iPhoto 8.0.4 Update, Nisus Writer Pro 1.3, MacSpeech Dictate 1.5.2, Typinator 3.5, and MacBook Air SMC Firmware Update 1.2. Show full article

ExtraBITS for 06-Jul-09

Read on for a collection of links to a few of 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 06-Jul-09

In this week's discussions, readers try to unravel the mysteries that are AT&T's iPhone upgrade policies, wonder if iPhone spyware is a real threat, and debate why AT&T is likely to be the sole iPhone service provider for some time. Also this week: troubleshooting a problem entering text into Safari 4 form fields, comparing the iPhone 3GS to a Mac of similar processing power, and discussing the new TidBITS Commenting System.Show full article

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