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TidBITS#1069/28-Mar-2011

Beware of Mac OS X 10.6.7! There are font-related problems that should cause some people to hold off on updating or downgrade to 10.6.6. Adam explains the details. Also this week, Glenn Fleishman looks at the judicial rejection of the Google Books settlement, we report on the release of iOS 4.3.1, Adam reviews Guy Kawasaki’s latest book, and we announce the release of Jeff Carlson’s “Take Control of Media on Your iPad, Second Edition.” Finally, don’t miss the second installment in Adam’s series about switching to Gmail. Notable software releases this week include LogMeIn Ignition 2.0.264, Things 1.4.5, Skype 5.1.0.914, NoteBook 3.0.9, PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.2.2, Aperture 3.1.2, MarsEdit 3.2, Firefox 4, Sparrow 1.1, and Skitch 1.0.4.

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OpenType PostScript Fonts Troublesome in 10.6.7

The recent Mac OS X 10.6.7 update is causing problems for some Mac users who rely on OpenType PostScript fonts. If you’re experiencing problems, the best workaround is to downgrade to 10.6.6, and if you haven’t yet upgraded and rely on specific OpenType PostScript fonts, hold off on 10.6.7 for now.

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ExtraBITS for 28 March 2011

Several important conferences have announced dates, a major Apple executive is leaving, Apple has made it possible to donate to the Japanese relief efforts via iTunes, and we point to a New York Times article that muses about how phone calls no longer have the role they once did. Read on!