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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/16-Aug-04

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be much faster. The design of the Web Crossing interface is now a bit closer to what we eventually want, and we’ve also updated our older TidBITS Talk archive to display HTML-formatted messages better.

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Spyware in Mac apps — Talk of Real Networks’ software turns to the tracking options in RealPlayer, and whether they constitute "spyware." (2 messages)

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Not On Track with Route 66 — Jonathan Jackel’s review of Route 66 prompts readers to share their experiences and frustrations with the mapping software. (5 messages)

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‘Alternative’ Mac designs — As we await the unveiling of the G5-based iMac, discussion points to fanciful Mac-inspired designs on the Web. (2 messages)

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Comments about Elgato’s EyeHome — Following Andrew Laurence’s review of the EyeHome home media device, readers talk about image resolution and compare the EyeHome to TiVo’s Home Media Option. (2 messages)

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