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TidBITS#847/18-Sep-06

Apple and Adobe helped us fill this issue with big announcements. Adobe today announced Adobe Creative Suite 2.3, replacing GoLive CS2 with Dreamweaver 8 and upgrading Acrobat Professional to version 8.0. But the bigger news was that Apple last week introduced a new video-enabled iPod, iPod nano, and a much-smaller iPod shuffle before pulling back the curtain on iTunes 7 and the capability to purchase and download full-length movies from the iTunes Store. And then, in a rare pre-announcement, Steve Jobs demonstrated iTV, a set-top box to stream video content to your television. We have a rundown of all the news, plus a look at the HDMI video connections that may play a key role in the iTV. Lastly, Adam relates a truly wacky importing feature hidden deep within iPhoto 6.

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Hidden iPhoto Import Capability

This iPhoto trick is truly weird, but it works. It turns out, according to a tip published on MacOSXHints.com, that iPhoto 6 can directly see photos on at least some digital cameras and memory cards

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Take Control News/18-Sep-06

Learn More with the "Macworld Mac Basics Superguide" -- It's time for a Mac quiz! (Answers below.) How do you change the default look for all Finder windows? How do you make the Dock invisible? How do you switch to a different user account without logging out? How do you quit an application that's frozen and not responding? If you're uncertain as to the answers to any of these questions, allow us to recommend the just-released "Macworld Mac Basics Superguide," a 78-page ebook from Macworld created in part by TidBITS and Take Control authors