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TidBITS#785/27-Jun-05

Jeff Carlson continues his exploration of computerized poker players with a look at iPoker this week. Matt Neuburg then takes a quick glance at Typinator, a sleek new utility for expanding typed abbreviations, and Adam examines both the Canary Wireless Digital Hotspotter and Monster Cable’s iTV Link. In the news, we cover the releases of Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.0 and Eudora 6.2.3, explain how to change Tiger’s screen capture format, call for more translators, and give away copies of Rogue Amoeba’s Audio Hijack Pro.

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Free Macworld Boston 2005 Passes

Free Macworld Boston 2005 Passes -- If you've been thinking about checking out Macworld Expo in Boston this July 12th through 14th, our friends at Peachpit Press are once again offering a pair of free exhibit-only passes (a $50 value) on a first-come, first-serve basis

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Eudora 6.2.3 Fixes IMAP Bug

Eudora 6.2.3 Fixes IMAP Bug -- Qualcomm has released Eudora 6.2.3, a free update designed largely to fix the annoying IMAP bug that could result in lost messages (see "Qualcomm Acknowledges Eudora Bug" in TidBITS-781)

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How to Change Screen Capture Formats

How to Change Screen Capture Formats -- Last week, when talking about the new version of Snapz Pro X in TidBITS, I mentioned that Tiger changes the default file format used for screen captures taken with Command-Shift-3/4 from PDF to PNG

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Call for TidBITS Translators!

Call for TidBITS Translators! The coordinators of our intrepid translation teams tell me that it's time to recruit some new volunteers to help translate TidBITS into Dutch, German, and Japanese

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A TV Watching Monster

A few months back, in "Sometimes It's Just Broken" in TidBITS-766, I wrote about my trials and tribulations in displaying video from my 12-inch PowerBook on our television

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You Type, It Typinates

Ergonis software, whose PopChar and KeyCue utilities have been mentioned in TidBITS, now throws its hat into the typing assistant ring with Typinator. The idea is that you provide Typinator with a set of abbreviations and expansions; when you're working in any program, if you type an abbreviation, Typinator substitutes the corresponding expansion

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A Canary in the Network

Before our May trip to New Mexico, my friend Oliver Habicht asked if I wanted to borrow a Canary Wireless Digital Hotspotter, which is one of those little devices for finding wireless networks without needing to pull out the PowerBook

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/27-Jun-05

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be faster. What IMAP server did Mac OS X Server 10.1-2 use? Who needs Google when you've got the TidBITS Talk brain trust? A query about IMAP servers leads to discussion of migrating email services