Several MacMinute readers note that Apple has launched a redesigned support discussions area on its Web site. “Today we released a new version of Apple Discussions featuring a significant update to the user interface and a change to the way posts are rated,” said Apple in a note on the site. “As well, users can now qualify for extra new features through the ratings to their posts as well as other factors. Other significant new features: Custom information on the profile page. Users at level 2 and above can post extra information to be shown on their user profile page; Custom user icons. Users at level 3 and above may upload a custom user icon.”