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TidBITS#643/19-Aug-02

Interested in the future of content in a digital world? Join us in an experiment into the direct valuation of information. Adam also offers techniques for circumventing areas in which iPhoto’s simplicity makes it clumsy. Then we look at the new Power Mac G4s and minor eMac changes, plus an update to Retrospect Client. Finally, we have an update on last week’s article on the fate of the digital hub concept in the wake of Hollywood protectionism.

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eMac Gets New Drives; iMac Gets Cheaper

eMac Gets New Drives; iMac Gets Cheaper -- Apple last week announced small changes to its consumer desktop line of Macs. The eMac, which initially offered only a CD-RW drive, now features either a Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) for $1,100, or Apple's SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) for $1,500 (the two configurations differ in other ways too - the SuperDrive-equipped model has a faster CPU, more RAM, and a larger hard disk)

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New Retrospect Client, Xserve, Jaguar Compatibility

New Retrospect Client, Xserve, Jaguar Compatibility -- Dantz Development last week released a new version of the Retrospect Client for Mac OS X along with additional information about compatibility between their Retrospect backup application and Apple's new Xserve server and the forthcoming Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar

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Apple Releases Beefy Dual-Proc Power Macs

In a move many people expected to happen at last month's Macworld Expo, Apple has unveiled new Power Mac G4s that offer significant enhancements to Apple's professional desktop line while changing only the front panel of the elegant Power Mac industrial design

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iPhoto Power Techniques

Apple's iPhoto is simple and easy to use for importing, organizing, editing, and sharing photos, right? Not so fast. iPhoto is extremely simple, but that very simplicity sometimes makes it harder to use