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TidBITS#924/14-Apr-08

Do you find dialing the phone to be an unnecessary hassle, considering that all your phone numbers are stored somewhere on your Mac? Matt Neuburg does too, so read on for his review of the slick new phone dialing tool Dialectic. Also this week, Tonya makes the difficult (and not entirely successful) jump from Eudora to Apple Mail, Jeff explains how to configure Mail to avoid iCal spam, and Adam looks at the new Apple Enthusiast site and VMware Fusion video contest. We also note that the audio edition of TidBITS is now available in the iTunes Store’s podcast directory for easy subscriptions. On the release front, we point to a slew of firmware updates from Apple, a major upgrade for the macro utility Keyboard Maestro, the long-promised Final Cut Server, and the “Macworld Mac OS X Hints Superguide.” Lastly, in the TidBITS Watchlist, we note the releases of Airfoil Speakers for Linux, Apple’s Aluminum Keyboard Firmware Update and Pro Applications Update 2008-01, iGlasses 2.1, OmniWeb 5.7, and Adobe’s Photoshop Lightroom 1.4.1 and Camera Raw 4.4.1.

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TidBITS Podcast Now in iTunes Store

It's now easier than ever to subscribe to the audio version of TidBITS - just click the Podcast link in our nav bar to pop over to the iTunes Store, where you can click Subscribe to get new audio versions of articles as soon as we read them.

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Configure Mail to Prevent iCal Spam

The "Hello Dear" event in Jeff Carlson's iCal calendar wasn't a sweet message from his wife - it was spam automatically added thanks to a setting in Mail that automatically (and invisibly) creates iCal events from .ics file attachments.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-Apr-08

This week's discussions focus on using Eudora under Leopard, the perceived health dangers of blogging (according to a New York Times article), the presence (or lack of ) Mac OS X viruses in the wild, using Time Machine via AirPort Disk, audio-processing software, and more.