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DealBITS Winners: BeLight Software’s Live Interior 3D

Congratulations to William Causey of msn.com, Susan Alles of dontgotmail.com, and Jeremy Meadows of not-pc.com, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who received a copy of BeLight Software's Live Interior 3D, worth $79.95

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Adam & Tonya Speaking at O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing

Around our dinner table, the tools, economics, standards, and future of publishing are topics of daily discussion. If you share our interest, I'd encourage you to join us at the upcoming O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing conference

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TidBITS Staffers Honored in 2007 MacTech 25

Congratulations to my fellow TidBITS staffers - Adam Engst, Tonya Engst, Glenn Fleishman, Joe Kissell, and Matt Neuburg - who were included on the now-annual MacTech 25 list of most influential people in the Macintosh technical community (see "Adam & Tonya Engst Honored in MacTech 25," 2006-07-17)

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DealBITS: Win a Tom Bihn Laptop Briefcase, Case, and Strap

In our very first DealBITS drawing in 2003, we gave away a Tom Bihn Brain Bag and laptop case; it remains one of our most popular drawings of all time, with nearly 1,300 entrants

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DealBITS Winner: Tom Bihn Laptop Briefcase, Case, and Strap

Congratulations to TKTK of TKTK, whose entry was chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who received a Tom Bihn Empire Builder Briefcase, Brain Cell Hard-Sided Laptop Case, and Absolute Shoulder Strap, collectively worth $225

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DealBITS Drawing: BeLight Software’s Live Interior 3D

I imagine that for all of us, there are things we'd really like to do, but somehow have never found the opportunity. For me, one of those things is to create a 3D model of rooms in our house for the purpose of playing with furniture placement, remodeling plans, or honestly, just the fun of having a digital model of a real-world house

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Take Control News/04-Jun-07

Two New Ebooks Improve Your TV Experience -- Whether the video you see on your TV screen is too blurry, too jagged, too small, too old, too new, too boring, too weird, or just too much, you can make it better with the advice in two new ebooks

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DealBITS Winners: SmileOnMyMac’s PageSender

Congratulations to Paul Michaelis of pmds-search.com, Gerry Swislow of certif.com, and Scott Gay of mcleodusa.net, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who received a copy of SmileOnMyMac's PageSender, worth $40

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Take Control News/28-May-07

One Day Left in Take Control Sale -- Here's a quick reminder that, because of the Memorial Day holiday in the United States, our 50 percent-off sale on all Take Control ebooks continues through 29-May-07

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DealBITS Winners: Parallels on USB Drive from Small Dog

Congratulations to Angus Davol of mac.com, whose entry was chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who received a copy of Parallels Desktop on a 512 MB Kingston USB drive, worth $69.99

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DealBITS Drawing: SmileOnMyMac’s PageSender

Fax technology, as I mentioned in "PageSender 4.0 Shows Fax Isn't Dead" (2007-05-14), is alive and kicking, and a comment in TidBITS Talk also suggests that it's even healthier outside the United States

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Telegraphing a 50%-Off Take Control Ebook Sale

It's time for a big Take Control sale, so you can save 50 percent on all our ebooks through 29-May-07 when you order with this link. Whether you're interested in setting up a solid backup strategy with the help of our best-selling "Take Control of Mac OS X Backups," getting the most from your new AirPort Extreme Base Station with "Take Control of Your 802.11n AirPort Extreme Network," or figuring out the best way to use Windows software with "Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac," we have the expert help you need, coupled with instant-gratification downloads, free minor updates, and a carefully designed ebook reading experience

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Take Control News/14-May-07

Learn All About Your Apple TV -- Whether you're an early adopter of the Apple TV or still considering adding one to your home entertainment system, we have a new ebook for you

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DealBITS Drawing: Parallels on USB Drive from Small Dog

A year ago, I might have needed to explain this week's DealBITS drawing in more detail. But a year ago, virtualization - the capability to run Windows and other PC operating systems on an Intel-based Mac - was just getting started, and Parallels Desktop hadn't yet become the must-have application for anyone who needs to use Windows applications on a Mac

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Busting the Disc Link CD-ROM Patent

As the last president of the now-extinct Info-Mac Network, I have several times in the last few years received requests from lawyers or their staffs for certain CD-ROMs, originally produced by a company called Pacific HiTech, containing snapshot copies of the Info-Mac Archive at various points in its history