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Mac OS X Zip Expanding Utility

Firefox (and possibly other applications) may ask you what you want to do with .zip archives that you download from the Internet. If you want to expand them with Mac OS X (rather than StuffIt Expander), you may be unsure of which application actually does the job. You're looking for Archive Utility (in Leopard and later) or BOMArchiveHelper (in Tiger). In either case, the application is stored in Hard Drive/System/Library/Core Services/. Don't move it from there, though, or you'll confuse matters.

 
 

Why You Should Upgrade (On Your Own Terms)

There’s an increasing backlash against the constant drumbeat to upgrade to the latest and greatest, and we understand why these nonstop upgrades might make you frustrated or even angry. However, even though many upgrades are a pointless waste of pixels, Adam Engst argues that keeping up is necessary.

 
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