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Apple kicked off WWDC by announcing new Apple Cinema Displays – including a 30-inch monster – and previewing Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Adam and Jeff run down the important details. Also this week, Glenn looks at a potentially useful merging of technologies to fight spam, and Tonya relates how she came close to becoming a rock chick thanks to Jeff Tolbert’s new "Take Control of Making Music in GarageBand" ebook. And we note the releases of WorkStrip 3.2, Peek-a-Boo for Mac OS X, and Vonage’s software phone for the Mac.

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Strip My Work and Heat My Menus

Strip My Work and Heat My Menus -- Softchaos has released version 3.2 of WorkStrip, the Dock-like launcher prized for such features as multiple workspaces, document previews, and ingeniously arranged hierarchical menus that navigate folders and associate recently opened documents with their applications

Tonya Engst No comments

How GarageBand Made Me Feel Young and Hip

I've never been musically inclined. In my grade school, singing in music class marked one as being uncool, and although I eventually had a few piano lessons and a small singing part in a ninth-grade production of Fiddler on the Roof, by high school, it was clear that I lacked much in the way of musical talent

Jeff Carlson No comments

Apple Introduces New Aluminum Cinema Displays

The curious thing about computers is that no matter how beautifully they're designed, you're always looking at the screen. At this year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple improved the view by announcing three new Apple Cinema Displays: updated 20-inch and 23-inch sizes, as well as a huge 30-inch model

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Major ISPs Coordinate Spam, Spoofing Policies

Last week may be a watershed in the efforts to suppress spam through efforts to eliminate the many illegitimate methods by which spammers send and relay their email. Earlier in the week, several major Internet service providers (ISPs) agreed to some basic tenets on how to manage their own networks and their customers' networks to avoid helping to perpetuate or tolerate spam

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/28-Jun-04

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be much faster, though it doesn't yet use our preferred design. Random Eudora questions and comments -- Our last poll about email program usage prompts specific queries about Eudora