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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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Doug McLean

 
 

Dropbox Boosts Pro Storage, Adds Pro Features

To compete with pricing from Google Drive and OneDrive, Dropbox is now offering a 1 TB tier of Dropbox Pro for $9.99 per month, up from 100 GB. More interesting for those who don’t need any more space are Dropbox Pro’s new features, including view-only permissions for shared folders, password protection and expiration dates for shared links, and remote wipe of Dropbox folders on lost devices. The Packrat option is now called Extended Version History too, but pricing remains the same.

 
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