Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 18 January 2010
In this week’s TidBITS Talk discussions, readers chat about syncing files between Macs; solve a color display issue using the Universal Access preference pane; ponder why MobileMe doesn’t work with some versions of Internet Explorer; consider using the iPhone as an infrared remote; share resources for low-vision users; and, at least for one reader, prepare to travel to another country to save money buying a new MacBook Pro.
Syncing Files Between Multiple Macs — Readers suggest many ways to keep one’s important files synced between two Macs. (34 messages)
Accessing MobileMe with Internet Explorer on Windows — Apple limits MobileMe on older versions of Internet Explorer, which can be inconvenient when accessing the service using public computers. (2 messages)
13″ MacBook Pro – box dimensions — A reader plans to purchase a new MacBook Pro in another country, because even with airfare the cost will be less than what Apple will sell it for in his country. (5 messages)
A baffling colour issue — Perplexing color display on a reader’s iMac turns out to be caused by the Enhance Contrast slider in the Universal Access preference pane. (20 messages)
iPhone Remote — Is there really a market for turning the iPhone into an infrared remote? (9 messages)
Mac Accessibility for Low Vision Users — Readers share resources for Mac users with limited vision. (3 messages)