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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/17-Sep-07

What is the TidBITS community talking about this week? TidBITS Talk is buzzing with discussion of the iPhone, ringtones, Eudora, admin passwords, laptops versus desktops, and more!

Adam Engst No comments

iTunes Store Loses NBC TV Shows, Expands in UK

The iTunes Store will stop selling televsion shows from NBC Universal in response to a demand for increased pricing. Could this defection foreshadow other problems, or could there be a reason for Vivendi-related companies attacking Apple?

Jeff Carlson No comments

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/10-Sep-07

TidBITS may have taken a break last week by not publishing an issue, but the discussions in TidBITS Talk continue. Find out what topics are hot this week.

Adam Engst No comments

Penelope Project Ships Eudora 8.0.0b1

After nearly 11 months, the Penelope project has shipped the first public beta of Eudora 8.0, marking the release of something that's functional, but probably more attractive to developers than normal users.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/27-Aug-07

Find out what the TidBITS community is talking about this week!

Joe Kissell No comments

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.

Adam Engst No comments

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

Find out what the TidBITS community is talking about this week!

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/13-Aug-07

Find out what the TidBITS community is talking about this week!

Adam Engst No comments

Freecycle: Disposing of Good Old Stuff

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

Joe Kissell No comments

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

Find out what TidBITS Talk readers are discussing this week!

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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