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Encrypted Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, screen sharing in iChat can now be encrypted if both parties sharing a screen have MobileMe accounts and have enabled encryption (iChat > Preferences > Accounts > Security).

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Apple’s New Magic Peripherals Offer Modest Change

Apple has finally updated its long-on-the-tooth desktop mouse, keyboard, and trackpad to varying degrees, and added internal batteries to all. But the peripherals retain their unique personalities, and those hoping for a revamp of the somewhat controversial devices will be disappointed.

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The Levelator 2.1.2 Works in El Capitan

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Put Save As Back on the File Menu

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