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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/03-Oct-05

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XPostFacto 4 experiences — A reader looks for real-world experience with the software for installing Mac OS X on unsupported systems. (2 messages)

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File copy program — Readers discuss various backup/synchronization tools, from those built into Mac OS X’s Unix underpinnings to commercial products. (12 message)

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Movies, advertising & product placements — When you see a Mac in a movie or advertisement, did Apple pay for it? And how prevalent is product placement these days? (The ice industry must have scored well with March of the Penguins!) (7 messages)

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Issues with .Mac groups — A reader points out discrepancies among which users can access .Mac groups, leading to confusion. (1 message)

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An EASY "alarm clock" program? With oodles of processing power and the latest electronics, is it really so hard to use an iBook as a simple alarm clock? A number of possibilities are available. (5 messages)

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Search for the ultimate keyboard — Readers weigh in with their recommendations. (13 messages)

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