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Open Links from Mail in the Background

Tired of switching back and forth between Mail and your Web browser every time you click a link in a TidBITS issue or other email message? Here's an easy workaround. Hold down the Command key when you click links in Mail to open them in your browser without switching away from Mail. That way you can keep reading in Mail and then read all the Web pages you've opened.


Retuning Rdio: Why I Dropped Apple Music

After the three-month trial of Apple Music, Adam Engst has returned to Rdio, where collecting and playing music doesn’t require constant interaction or navigating through the insanely bad iTunes interface. Here’s why.

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