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TidBITS#846/11-Sep-06

Apple widened its consumer offerings last week with updates to the iMac line, adding Intel Core 2 Duo processors and a 24-inch iMac model (and speed-bumping the Mac mini). Also in this issue, Adam details some of the behind-the-curtain changes we’ve been implementing and looks in detail at the new BBEdit 8.5; Glenn Fleishman praises the elegant coconutWiFi; and we cover the releases of OmniWeb 5.5, Interarchy 8.2, and a Mac Pro-compatible version of Parallels Desktop.

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Interarchy 8.2 Adds Growl Support and More

Stairways Software has released Interarchy 8.2, the latest version of their highly flexible file transfer tool and network utility. Notable new features include support for Growl notifications (an independent system-wide notification method), file converters that automatically convert files on upload/download, and easier bookmarking via a Bookmark button in every window's status bar

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Behind the TidBITS Curtain

I've been pretty quiet about our recent transition to a new back-end infrastructure, mostly because I didn't want to be talking about things that might change from week to week, and because I didn't want to tempt fate any more than was necessary

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Take Control News/11-Sep-06

Airline Ticket Ebook Now Available in Print -- Anyone who's interested in reading "Take Control of Booking a Cheap Airline Ticket" on paper, rather than onscreen, can now purchase a print-on-demand version of the book, although we strongly recommend using the links in the ebook when it comes time to visit booking sites on the Web

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/11-Sep-06

Comments on: Mac to School 2006: The $2,000 Challenge -- Dan Pourhadi's back-to-school article elicits praise and discussion of laptop memory. 7 messages Preserving digital media across the ages -- Remember those CDs you burned your important files onto? They may not last as long as you once thought