Macworld may be over, but Jeff Carlson still has photography news to share from the show, and Glenn Fleishman offers our take on the saga surrounding Steve Jobs’s medical leave from Apple. Rich Mogull looks at the new Safari RSS security vulnerability, Adam discusses his major transition from Now Up-to-Date to iCal and BusySync, and Jeff Greenberg joins us with a review of the Power Slider for iPhone 3G battery case. We also pass along news of a program that keeps Macs awake when playing video, the arrival of the Talking Moose on Twitter, and a request from Adam for Tristan’s 10th birthday. This week the TidBITS Watchlist covers the releases of Script Debugger 4.5.2 and Cyberduck 3.1.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs said in email to company employees that his health situation is more complex than he thought, and he will avoid day-to-day operations until June, while still making major decisions.
A new vulnerability in Safari could reveal your files, stored passwords, and other private information. While the details are still secret, here's how to protect yourself.
Adam and Tonya's son Tristan is now 10 years old, and to continue the tradition begun when he was born, Adam is hoping that you'll send Tristan email describing the world as you see it.
Remember the Talking Moose? He's back... on Twitter.
Keep your Mac awake with a useful utility that temporarily disables normal power-saving measures while you're watching Web-based video.
Photographers had plenty of products to tempt their eyes and wallets at this year's Macworld Expo. Jeff Carlson looks at some items that made an impression.
After many years of relying on Now Up-to-Date, Adam and Tonya make the jump to using iCal, bolstered by the syncing capabilities of BusySync. The process is not a simple one, though, and although the new capabilities are welcome, iCal presents some annoyances as well.
Want to switch from Now Up-to-Date to iCal but scared about the amount of work in transferring all your existing events? Help is now at hand from the free NUD to iCal utility from BusyMac.
Heads up, iPhone road warriors! If you're unhappy with your iPhone 3G's battery life, there's a new solution - the Incase Power Slider case - that will radically improve the length of time you can use your iPhone without forcing you to carry a separate gadget.
Notable software releases this week include Script Debugger 4.5.2 and Cyberduck 3.1.
Read on for a collection of links to a collection of Adam's appearances elsewhere on the Internet, along with news of an interesting Apple patent and a nasty Seagate drive bug.
This week's discussions still focus on news from Macworld Expo, including what the future holds for the show now that Apple is out, as well as products like an Apple Kindle that were not announced but hoped for. Looking ahead, this month is the 25th anniversary of the Mac; what will Apple do, if anything? Readers also discuss being solicited for feedback from the company, the recent Safari RSS vulnerability, and setting QuickTime movies to play outside of the browser.