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Copy Before Submitting Web Forms

Filling in Web forms (like the one used to submit this tip) can be a bit of a gamble - you put in your pearls of wisdom, perhaps only to lose them all if the Web page flakes out or the browser crashes. Instead of losing all your text, "save" it by pressing Command-A to select all and then Command-C to copy the selected text to the clipboard. Do this periodically as you type and before you click Submit, and you may "save" yourself from a lot of frustration. It takes just a second to do, and the first time you need to rely on it to paste back in lost text, you'll feel smart.

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Mac OS X v10.6.7 Supplemental Update for 13-inch MacBook Air (Late 2010)

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Apple has released a rare Supplemental Update for Mac OS X 10.6.7, exclusively for the most recent edition of the 13-inch MacBook Air. The update addresses an issue that makes the system unresponsive when using iTunes, and Apple recommends it for all applicable MacBook Air users. The Supplemental Update is available via Software Update, or directly from Apple’s Web site. (Free update, 461 KB)

 

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Comments about Mac OS X v10.6.7 Supplemental Update for 13-inch MacBook Air (Late 2010)

monocle  2011-04-02 16:03
I don't think this problem is strictly endemic to the Air. Since installing 10.6.7, shutdown has been very slow on my iMac, and this morning, it wouldn't start at all until it'd been powered down and up.

Hoping Apple does something about this soon