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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/27-Aug-07

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Safe Sleep Revisited

Joe Kissell returns to the topic of Safe Sleep with a better script for managing it, corrections to his previous article, and reasons why you might still want to leave Safe Sleep enabled.

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C4 Conference Rethinks MacHack

In which Adam reports on his weekend at the C4 indie developers conference in Chicago. Be sure to read about the latest iPhone hacks!

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/20-Aug-07

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/13-Aug-07

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Freecycle: Disposing of Good Old Stuff

Get rid of elderly but still functional hardware by posting a note to your local Freecycle list.

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Stewing Over Safe Sleep

Does the Safe Sleep feature of modern Mac laptops protect you from data loss... or does it just cause unnecessary aggravation?

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/30-Jul-07

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/23-Jul-07

Issues with 10.4.10 -- Any lingering issues from the recent Mac OS X 10.4.10 update? (5 messages) Recent Mac OS X updates causing G5 fan problems -- A reader's Power Mac G5 is exhibiting strange fan problems

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/16-Jul-07

State of Mac Support for GPS -- Following Adam's review of GPS devices last year, what's the current state of the art? And more importantly, how is the Mac support? (9 messages) Best FM transmitter -- There are lots of devices designed to play music from an iPod over your car's stereo system, but how do they stack up? And is a wired cassette adapter a better alternative? (12 messages) PDF "resolution" -- A PDF file is resolution-independent, but the quality of the imagery can vary if it includes bitmapped pictures (such as JPEG photos, for example)

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/09-Jul-07

iPhone without the phone part -- A number of people want all the features of the iPhone except the phone - essentially, a really cool iPod or a small tablet Mac

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/02-Jul-07

Initial iPhone impressions -- What are your initial impressions of the iPhone? (1 message) Mac-friendly alternatives to Exchange? Microsoft's Exchange isn't the only game in town

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/25-Jun-07

Demand for iPhone -- Is Apple's goal of selling 10 million iPhones by the end of 2008 a realistic number, or is the number intentionally low to make sure Apple hits the mark? And when will we see iPhones in other countries? (13 messages) 1Passwd Eases Password Pain -- Responding to Joe Kissell's article on 1Passwd, readers discuss Palm synchronization

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/18-Jun-07

AirPort connection troubles -- Are some connection problems that appear in old AirPort base stations solved by the newest models? (3 messages) Blowing Apple's Horn -- The Economist devotes several articles to Apple in its latest issue

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/11-Jun-07

Spatial references applied to time -- It's commonplace in everyday conversation to refer to time as if it existed spatially, but have you ever thought about what you're actually saying? (27 messages) Portable scanner recommendations? What products are available (and recommended) for easily scanning journal articles at the library? (6 messages) New iPhone Commercials -- The television ads that first appeared last week feed our technology desires