Skip to content
Thoughtful, detailed coverage of everything Apple for 28 years
and the TidBITS Content Network for Apple professionals

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/11-Feb-08

For Want of a File, an Operating System Was Lost — A reader comments on Glenn’s article about a problematic Setup Assistant file. (1 message)

Linksys Router Problem — A new Linksys router seems to work but requires a manual reset every few hours. Is there a solution? (1 message)

Lin/Win text editors — BBEdit may be the gold standard for GUI text editors on the Mac, but what’s the nearest alternative if you’re forced to run Windows or Linux? (14 messages)

3 Net cables broken by coincidence — Undersea network cables break, disrupting Internet access in several Middle East countries. Coincidence or conspiracy? (11 messages)

PC equivalent to iWeb — Is there an easy-to-use HTML editor for Windows comparable to iWeb on the Mac? (6 messages)

Fonts increasing in size with each reply Entourage 2008 — If you’re encountering this annoying bug in Entourage, there’s a way to report it directly to the developer. (1 message)

WD My Book Pro Question — Readers weigh in on the reliability and compatibility of Western Digital MyBook hard drives. (6 messages)

Quick Fix for a Mac Typing in the Wrong Language — Readers discuss the odd problem of Apple assigning the same keyboard shortcut to two entirely different functions. (3 messages)

Shutting down on UPS power — What exactly happens with modal alerts on your Mac when a UPS decides it needs to shut the computer down? (2 messages)

2 Days with the Air — A reader reports impressions of a new MacBook Air and asks for advice on squeezing everything onto its small SSD drive. (5 messages)

Citrix on the Mac in a PC network — How easy is it to transfer files between Windows PCs and Macs using the Mac version of Citrix? (3 messages)

Remote file access and transfer for Xserve? Help! — Remote GUI access to an Xserve is not always as simple as it appears. What are the best options for a MacBook Air user on the go? (4 messages)

AirPort Extreme administration — How do you change the indicator light setting on an AirPort Extreme after the initial run of the setup assistant? (2 messages)

AirPort Express to Sound Amplifier — A reader asks for help solving a problem with a malfunctioning AirPort Express. (1 message)

Subscribe today so you don’t miss any TidBITS articles!

Every week you’ll get tech tips, in-depth reviews, and insightful news analysis for discerning Apple users. For 28 years, we’ve published professional, member-supported tech journalism that makes you smarter.

Registration confirmation will be emailed to you.