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We’re rolling toward the end of the year with an abundance of articles! Adam looks at MacPAD, a new way of updating software, and Dan Frakes looks at a iPod cases and accessories. TidBITS isn’t the only gig for our staff: Matt Neuburg has just published AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, while Adam and Glenn Fleishman have released the second edition of The Wireless Networking Starter Kit. We’re also happy to announce a DealBITS drawing for Bare Bones Software, free Macworld Expo passes, and point to releases of Security Update 2003-12-05, Business Card Composer 2, QuicKeys 2.0.2, and Timbuktu 7.

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QuicKeys X2 2.0.2 Now Panther-Compatible

QuicKeys X2 2.0.2 Now Panther-Compatible -- CE Software has released the completed version of their macro utility QuicKeys X2 2.0.2. The most notable change is of course compatibility with Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, since previous versions of QuicKeys were expressly incompatible, and CE made time-limited betas available upon Panther's release (see "Default Folder X and QuicKeys X: Upgrade Before Panther!" in TidBITS-703)

Jeff Carlson No comments

Netopia Releases Timbuktu 7

Netopia Releases Timbuktu 7 -- Bored with controlling only the computer in front of you? Netopia has released Timbuktu 7, the latest version of its software for managing remote Macs and PCs

Matt Neuburg No comments

AppleScript Gets a Truly Definitive Guide

AppleScript is Apple's system-level programming language for driving and automating applications. It was first made available as an option for the ill-fated System 7 Pro in late 1993; shortly thereafter Apple came to its senses and AppleScript has been present in every new system and on every new Mac since then

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MacPAD: The Future of Mac Software Updates

Every now and then I run across a developer doing something so obvious and cool that I think, "Well, it's about time!" Through a total coincidence, that happened just last week, when Julian Miller of Script Software called to chat about his latest products

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iPod Gift Offerings, Part 1

The iPod is one cool gadget; in fact, it's the best-selling hard drive-based music player in the world, with millions of units sold since its release. So chances are either you or someone you know owns one