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Mac OS X Zip Expanding Utility

Firefox (and possibly other applications) may ask you what you want to do with .zip archives that you download from the Internet. If you want to expand them with Mac OS X (rather than StuffIt Expander), you may be unsure of which application actually does the job. You're looking for Archive Utility (in Leopard and later) or BOMArchiveHelper (in Tiger). In either case, the application is stored in Hard Drive/System/Library/Core Services/. Don't move it from there, though, or you'll confuse matters.

 
 

Beam Photos Between iOS Devices Using iPhoto

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Steve Sande over at TUAW explains how you can beam photos between iOS devices using Apple’s new iPhoto app. It’s a fine feature, but requires iPhoto on both ends of the connection and makes us wonder why Apple didn’t build it into iOS’s Photos app instead so everyone could use it.favicon follow link

 

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Sherman Wilcox  2012-03-10 16:53
Maybe they put it in the $5 app and not the free one as an enticement to buy the $5 app?
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2012-03-11 11:02
But if you need the $5 app, you won't be able to rely on being able to use it with any particular person, which will significantly cut down on the utility of having the feature at all.