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Removing Photos from iPhoto

Despite iPhoto's long history, many people continue to be confused about exactly what happens when you delete a photo. There are three possibilities.

If you delete a photo from an album, book, card, calendar, or saved slideshow, the photo is merely removed from that item and remains generally available in your iPhoto library.

If, however, you delete a photo while in Events or Photos view, that act moves the photo to iPhoto's Trash. It's still available, but...

If you then empty iPhoto's Trash, all photos in it will be deleted from the iPhoto library and from your hard disk.

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Boot Camp Update 3.2 and 3.3 for Windows

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Apple has released updates for its Boot Camp virtualization software. Boot Camp Software Update 3.2 for Windows 64-bit, designed for 64-bit versions of Windows, adds support for the ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics card, Appleā€™s own USB Ethernet Adapter, and the MacBook Air SuperDrive. It requires Boot Camp 3.1. Then Boot Camp Software Update 3.3 for Windows, which requires Boot Camp 3.2, includes unspecified fixes for critical bugs and hardware support enhancements. Apple recommends that all users upgrade to the latest version of Boot Camp to ensure the maximum stability of Windows. (Boot Camp Update 3.2: free, 121.25 MB; Boot Camp Update 3.3: free, 199.75 MB)

 

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