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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/04-Oct-04

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Digital Negative archival photo format — Adobe has just released a new digital file format, Digital Negative (DNG). Learn how it differs from other lossless image formats (such as TIFF), and why the RAW format is a good basis for DNG. (5 messages)

<https://tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2326>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/188>

Using remote control software for support — Is it possible to use remote control software such as Apple Remote Desktop or VNC to troubleshoot a family member’s Mac remotely? Or more accurately, is it easy enough for anyone to implement? (7 messages)

<https://tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2329>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/190>

MacOS 10.3.5 – error when trying to play a DVD — Watching a DVD on an external monitor brings up an unexplained error – but is easily solved by switching to display in thousands of colors. (3 messages)

<https://tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2330>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/192>

Save on .Mac Renewals — Apple wants to charge $100 to renew .Mac service, but you can purchase the boxed version for less and save some money. (5 messages)

<https://tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2331>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/193>

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