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Set Time Zone Automatically in Snow Leopard

Frequent travelers may be interested to know that in Snow Leopard your time zone can now be set automatically by bringing up the Date & Time preference pane, clicking the Time Zone view, and selecting Set Time Zone Automatically. A progress spinner appears while Snow Leopard sends off information about the Wi-Fi signals in your vicinity and receives location data back.

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Firefox 3.5.7

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In a classic example of why we maintain the Watchlist, Firefox 3.5.7 from Mozilla fixes a bug that could cause users to miss notification of major updates to the popular Web browser. The update also fixes an obscure DNS resolution problem and, only for Windows users, a crash-inducing bug. (Free, 17.6 MB)

 

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