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TidBITS#759/13-Dec-04

Publishing two more Take Control ebooks on top of last week’s gift issue has fried our brains. But this issue still brings you an inside look at the evolution of hardware-based scrolling controls from Joe Kissell, some great tips on recording with GarageBand from Jeff Tolbert, and a brief thought about the most important fact to keep in mind when buying a digital camera from Adam. In the news, the iTMS starts taking PayPal, and Peachpit gives away Macworld Expo passes.

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More on Ballmer’s Spam Comments

More on Ballmer's Spam Comments -- After my tongue-in-cheek piece about Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's claim that Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates receives 4 million spam messages per day, two bits of relevant clarification have appeared

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Free Macworld Expo Passes

Free Macworld Expo Passes -- It's time to start thinking about January's Macworld Expo in San Francisco! Fortunately, our friends at Peachpit Press are again offering free passes to the upcoming show

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DealBITS Drawing: Audio Hijack Pro Winners

DealBITS Drawing: Audio Hijack Pro Winners -- Congratulations to Jon Levine of labornet.org, Thilo Dannenmann of unicorndesign.de, and John E. Connerat of publications.emory.edu, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who each received a copy of Rogue Amoeba's $32 Audio Hijack Pro 2.1.1

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Tips and Tricks for Recording with GarageBand

It's no secret that GarageBand is entry-level music software. For the non-musician getting started, a peek at the controls and settings in high-end audio software like Pro Tools or Logic Pro can fry synapses faster than a late 1960s road trip on the Rolling Stones' tour bus

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/13-Dec-04

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be much faster. Mailing list software and services -- After using a mailing list service and growing tired of all the advertising that get sent, a reader solicits opinions on other mailing list solutions