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Set Password Activation Time in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, you can now set an amount of time after your Mac goes to sleep or engages the screen saver before it requires a password to log back on. In Leopard, the option was simply to require the password or not. Choose among several increments, between 5 seconds and 4 hours, from System Preferences > Security.

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Google’s Fall Event Echos Apple’s Event

Google followed Apple’s September media event with a set of product announcements that were quite similar: new smartphones, a productivity-focused tablet, new streaming-media hardware, a mobile OS update, and photography announcements. Google and Apple, once very different, are more alike every day.

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Moving Your Apple Watch to Your New iPhone

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Apple Alerts Developers about Xcode Downloads

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