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Apple Releases Various Firmware Updates

If you have a MacBook Air, or a recent MacBook, MacBook Pro, or iMac, Apple has a firmware update for you that supposedly improves stability. But that's all Apple's saying.Show full article

Keyboard Maestro 3.0 Adds New Triggers and Actions

If you're looking for a new keyboard macro utility, Stairways Software has just released a significant update to the elegant Keyboard Maestro, with which you can make macros that utilize numerous triggers and actions.Show full article

Final Cut Now Ready to Serve

Final Cut Server is now shipping after a year's delay, giving video professionals the capability to manage video and audio assets.Show full article

TidBITS Podcast Now in iTunes Store

It's now easier than ever to subscribe to the audio version of TidBITS - just click the Podcast link in our nav bar to pop over to the iTunes Store, where you can click Subscribe to get new audio versions of articles as soon as we read them.Show full article

Configure Mail to Prevent iCal Spam

The "Hello Dear" event in Jeff Carlson's iCal calendar wasn't a sweet message from his wife - it was spam automatically added thanks to a setting in Mail that automatically (and invisibly) creates iCal events from .ics file attachments.Show full article

VMware Fusion Video Contest

If you've switched to VMware Fusion from Parallels Desktop or Virtual PC, you can make a 60-second video about it and have a chance to win a MacBook Air.Show full article

Apple Enthusiast Offers New Take on News Aggregation

Faced with hours of empty time that could be spent reading Mac news? At the new Apple Enthusiast site, you can find TidBITS headlines along with oodles of others, all automatically categorized.Show full article

Take Control News: Find 200+ Tips in the Mac OS X Hints Superguide

In this ebook, Macworld's Rob Griffiths, editor of MacOSXHints.com, presents a cornucopia of over 200 tips to help you maximize your mileage from Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. The book covers a wide range of topics and experience levels, from basic tips anyone can implement to power user tweaks employing Terminal, AppleScript, and Automator.Show full article

Dialectic Simplifies Dialing Any Type of Phone

Plato, Hegel, and Marx, move over! Jon Nathan's Dialectic beats the pants off of yours - it looks up phone numbers in your Address Book and then dials the phone (any kind of phone, from zippy new software to old-fashioned hardware).Show full article

Reluctantly Switching from Eudora to Apple Mail

How Tonya upgraded over 10 years of email from Eudora to Apple Mail, but not without mistakes and troubles, and what she learned along the way.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 14-Apr-08

Notable software releases so far this week include Airfoil Speakers for Linux 1.0, Apple's Aluminum Keyboard Firmware Update 1.0, iGlasses 2.1, OmniWeb 5.7, Pro Applications Update 2008-01, Photoshop Lightroom 1.4.1, and Camera Raw 4.4.1.Show full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-Apr-08

This week's discussions focus on using Eudora under Leopard, the perceived health dangers of blogging (according to a New York Times article), the presence (or lack of ) Mac OS X viruses in the wild, using Time Machine via AirPort Disk, audio-processing software, and more.Show full article

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