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Spin Through Toolbar View Options

Although many people never change their toolbars from the default settings, all standard toolbars on the Mac offer six states: icon only, text only, and icon and text, with all three coming in normal and small size. You can change them by choosing View > Customize Toolbar.

But there's a shortcut that makes it easier to check out each variant. Simply Command-click the toolbar lozenge at the upper right of a window, and the toolbar switches to the next view. Click it enough times, and you cycle back to the start.

 
 

Apple Updates Bash for the Shellshock Vulnerability

Apple has released patches for the Shellshock Bash vulnerability, and although they’re not yet available in Software Update, you can download and install them manually for Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks. In our testing, the patch seems to work.

 
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How to Test Bash for Shellshock Vulnerabilities

1Password 5 Touches New Heights in iOS 8

FunBITS: Epic Zen Garden Shows off Your New iPhone

Macs Mostly Safe from Bash Vulnerability, but Be Ready to Patch

 

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Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2, Gets It Right This Time

After September, Still Apple Watching and Waiting

Apple Releases 8.0.1, but Don’t Update Yet!

Apple Goes Public on Privacy

Why Apple Kept the 16 GB iPhone in Favor of 32 GB

U2 Giveaway Shows We’ve Entered the Age of Digital Consent

FunBITS: A Minecraft Crash Course

Apple TV Updated to 7.0, Includes Beats Music

iOS 8: TidBITS Answers Your Questions

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