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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-Nov-05

The first link for each thread description points to the traditional TidBITS Talk interface; the second link points to the same discussion on our Web Crossing server, which provides a different look and which may be faster.

Course Scheduling Software — A reader looking for software suggestions finds lots of possible solutions. (2 messages)

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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/619/>

iBook G4 actual battery capacity — Mystified by battery output voodoo, a reader asks for help in determining if his new iBook battery is up to par. (1 message)

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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/620/>

Should Macs have modems? The latest iMac G5 does not include an internal modem, but is that simply a cost-cutting measure or a crippling aspect? And does Apple’s USB Modem (sold separately) adequately replace the functionality of an internal? (2 messages)

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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/621/>

EVDO-compatible phones — A reader asks about EVDO phones compatible with Sprint, and ends up with advice on the phones’ Bluetooth compatibility. (2 messages)

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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/622/>

OpenOffice as an alternative — The promise of an open-source alternative to Microsoft Office is appealing, but what’s the reality? (4 messages)

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<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/623/>

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