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TidBITS#723/29-Mar-04

Tired of your squishy Apple Pro Keyboard? Adam reviews the Matias Tactile Pro Keyboard, the first keyboard he’s found that matches the feel and response of Apple’s late, great Extended Keyboard. Adam also looks at iChat AV’s confusing states, offering a few suggestions to help prevent unwanted chat intrusions. Elsewhere in this issue, we note the releases of iChat AV 2.1, iPhoto 4.0.1, Timbuktu Pro 7.0.1, and the discontinuation of FrameMaker for the Macintosh.

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iPhoto 4.0.1 Fixes Bugs

iPhoto 4.0.1 Fixes Bugs -- Apple has released iPhoto 4.0.1, an important bug fix update to the company's photo management program. Although Apple's release notes are, as usual, short on specifics, iPhoto 4.0.1 features improved performance, better thumbnail rendering, and numerous bug fixes that Apple claims improve stability

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Timbuktu Pro 7.0.1 Fixes Tab Problem

Timbuktu Pro 7.0.1 Fixes Tab Problem -- Netopia last week released Timbuktu Pro 7.0.1, which includes a short list of minor fixes and one big one. If a user of version 7.0 hit the Tab key while in a remote control session that wasn't sized to full screen, the buttons along the side of the Timbuktu menu would become selected

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DealBITS Drawing: SmileOnMyMac Winners

DealBITS Drawing: SmileOnMyMac Winners -- Congratulations to Caleb Clauset of 2cdesign.org, Maarten Festen of csi.com, and Nick Avery of sympatico.ca, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who will be receiving a copy of SmileOnMyMac's PDFpen 1.2

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iChat Status Report

Apple's inclusion of iChat in Mac OS X managed to convince me of the utility of instant messaging, something no other instant messaging program had managed to do

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/29-Mar-04

Replacing DocuComp to compare word processing docs -- DocuComp was a utility for comparing two documents, but now it's available only on Windows. What other document-comparison alternatives are available? (6 messages) iChat video chats -- Some Windows AIM users appear in the Buddy List with camera icons, even if they don't own a video camera