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See All Your Books in iBooks

The iBooks app for iOS lets you assign your books to different collections, but does not have any obvious way for you to see all of your books, regardless of the collection you have put them in. There is, however, a workaround that can show you just about all of your books at once: reveal the search field at the top of any collection in iBooks and type a single space into that field.

With this search, iBooks lists all of the books that have a space either in the title of the book or in the author's name. Other than the rare book that has a one-word title and a single-name author, you end up with a list of all of your books.

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Michael E. Cohen

 
 

PasswordWallet 4.5.3

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Selznick Scientific Software has released a minor update to the longstanding password management utility PasswordWallet. Version 4.5.3 offers synchronization speeds that are ten times faster than the previous release, along with improved keyboard support for working with document password dialogs. The update also fixes occasional issues with the Find Duplicates feature, addresses duplication errors with syncing, and resolves a bug related to files remaining locked after quitting the program. The company has also released Password Wallet 4.5.2 for the iPhone with a number of new features and usability tweaks. ($20 new, free update, 5.7 MB)

 

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