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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 19-Oct-09

Time Machine kills backups — Time Machine deletes old backups when the hard disk is full, but is this the proper behavior in unusual circumstances? (23 messages)

Is AT&T Unlocking iPhones after contracts up? AT&T won’t automatically unlock an iPhone, leading to discussion of whether it should and why one would want an unlocked iPhone. (14 messages)

Digital camera problem — Plugging a camera into the USB port of a keyboard may not provide enough power to transfer images. Learn how to work around the problem. (19 messages)

Quicken’s Future? When Intuit finally delivers a new version of Quicken, what will it be like, and what assurances to users have about the safety of data stored online? (5 messages)

Access denied problem syncing Macs — A permissions issue seems to be blocking synchronization between a reader’s two machines, but will repairing permissions have any effect? (4 messages)

A “fusion” bug in iPhoto (8.1) — Merging events in iPhoto leads to unexpected behavior for a reader. (5 messages)

Webcam for my mother-in-law — A reader asks for opinions on buying a webcam that works better than the most inexpensive models. (3 messages)

Audio Interface for Mac Pro? After accidentally damaging his Mac’s audio-in port, a reader looks for a workaround for digitizing albums. In a related topic, opinions are offered about the Ion USB turntable. (5 messages)

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