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Series: TidBITS History

TidBITS has been publishing continuously since 1990. Here’s what we’ve had to say for ourselves – then and now.

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TidBITS Marks Its 30th Anniversary in a Time of Pandemic

It’s hard to celebrate during these dark days, but time trundles on, and this week is the 30th anniversary of when we started publishing TidBITS, way back in 1990. Adam Engst shares some thoughts on the milestone.

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Four TidBITS 30th Anniversary Podcasts

A number of podcasts helped us celebrate the 30th anniversary of TidBITS by inviting publisher Adam Engst on as a guest, and the resulting conversations are well worth listening to if you enjoy reminiscing about the early days of the Macintosh world.

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31 Years of TidBITS Keeping It Real

Has it really been a year since we marked our 30th anniversary? It was hard to stay positive in 2020, but just as science and technology have given the world a way out of the pandemic, we’re going to focus more on the positive ways Apple-related technology can improve our lives.

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LittleBITS: Issue #1600, Card Testing Attack, Preventing Inadvertent Unsubscribes

Is it really TidBITS#1600 already? The weeks just keep slipping by as we write and edit TidBITS and keep up with all that’s necessary for a modern-day Internet presence.

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TidBITS 32nd Anniversary and the 32K Text Barrier

Powers of 2 resonate throughout the world of technology, so on our 32nd anniversary, it’s impossible not to think of the long-ago limitation that kept Mac apps and Internet gateways from being able to deal with more than 32K of text.