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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 20-Apr-09

Problems setting up FTP server in Leopard — Could the problem getting an FTP server to work stem from a software configuration error, or is an ISP blocking the connection for security reasons? (11 messages)

IMAP Client for Mail Backup — A few methods allow local backup of IMAP email, which is a good way to protect data in case of an ISP meltdown. (3 messages)

Backblaze Publicly Launches Online Backup Service for Macs — A reader is concerned that Backblaze may not provide secure backups. (6 messages)

10 Undocumented Changes in iPhoto ’09 8.0.2 — The latest version of iPhoto handles addresses for its Faces feature in odd ways. (9 messages)

iPhones down under — After accepting a job offer in New Zealand, a reader wonders whether his new iPhone can be used there. (8 messages)

Sound recording tapes — What’s required to digitize old reel-to-reel Scotch Sound Recording Tapes from the early 1950s? (11 messages)

Pop Up Folders Replacement Software? — FinderPop, FolderGlance, or a system preference in Mac OS X may be able to replicate the behavior of the early Mac OS program Pop Up Folders. (5 messages)

When iPhone Pushes, Text Message Fees Fall — A reader in Europe provides additional information about sending – and paying for – text messages from mobile phones. (1 message)

AppleScript Problem — Readers tap the dusty archives of their AppleScript memories to solve a problem under Mac OS 8.6. (2 messages)

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