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TidBITS#710/15-Dec-03

We’re wrapping up 2003 with a jumbo issue! First, we’re happy to announce the release of our latest ebook, Kirk McElhearn’s "Take Control of Users & Accounts in Panther." Then we have a pair of articles by Dan Frakes, covering a host of iPod accessories and headphones. Also in this issue is a heads-up on where you can find us at Macworld Expo in January, the winners of last week’s Bare Bones Software DealBITS drawing, a new DealBITS drawing for Insider Software’s FontAgent Pro, and news of Lasso Professional 7. Have a safe and happy holiday – see you in January!

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TidBITS 2003 Holiday Hiatus

TidBITS 2003 Holiday Hiatus -- It's been a mad rush to the end of the year, but you're reading our last TidBITS issue for 2003, and we're all anticipating some well-deserved relaxation with friends and family over the next few weeks of the holiday season

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Take Control of Users & Accounts Released

For many of us who were accustomed to the classic Mac OS, the multi-user aspects of Mac OS X have been the most confusing. My parents are still dubious about why I set up separate accounts for them on their Cube, and even those of us who have adopted Mac OS X heartily have found the quirks and repercussions of a multi-user operating system frustrating to overcome at times

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DealBITS Drawing: Insider Software

With Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, Apple included Font Book, a font management utility. But people who are serious about managing their fonts quickly found that it wasn't competition for a real font manager like Insider Software's FontAgent Pro

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Macworld Expo SF 2004 Events

Last July's Macworld Expo in New York was, as I wrote back then, highly concentrated, with many fewer exhibitors and many fewer attendees. Apart from the raw numbers, though, the show went well, so I have no ill premonitions regarding the upcoming Macworld Expo in San Francisco

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Music to Your Ears: 2003

Headphones. Everywhere you look, people are using them with portable music players - including the iPod - but they're also extremely popular computer accessories, used for watching DVDs, playing games, and listening to tunes at work or play

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iPod Offerings, Part 2

Last week I gave you Part 1 of my holiday gift suggestions for the iPod user(s) in your life, covering Apple accessories, music, software, cases, bags, and jackets