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When you are walking away from your computer, it's fairly common practice to start your screen saver and lock your screen. But did you know that there is a built-in keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X to sleep the screen?

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iTunes 10.6

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Mirroring the added 1080p resolution capabilities of the new Apple TV (see “Apple Announces New Apple TV,” 7 March 2012), Apple has bumped up iTunes to version 10.6, enabling you to play 1080p movies and TV shows purchased from the iTunes Store. The release also improves several aspects of iTunes Match, including matching songs, downloading and displaying album artwork, and addressing an issue that caused some songs to skip when playing from iCloud. Finally, AppleInsider notes that iTunes 10.6 now lets you choose the bit rate for down-converting audio copied to iOS devices. (Free, 126 MB new download or 81.4 MB via Software Update)

 

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Alex Taylor  2012-03-17 17:27
I have purchased the new Apple TV (1080p) and upgraded to the new iTunes as well as purchasing a "new" iPad (3rd generation) I am just blown away that I can rent, buy and play (iCloud) all my media on all my iOS "toys" anywhere. This has just taken my breath away... (and the money in my wallet... that I had left) ;-{)