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ChronoSync Secret Menubar Shortcut

For a quick way to run a ChronoSync document without opening it, use the ChronoSync menu in the menubar. Select "Show ChronoSync menu in menubar" in ChronoSync's General Preferences window to activate the menu bar menu. Once activated, you'll see the ChronoSync circling arrows icon in the menu bar, at the top right of your screen.

You can open any scheduled ChronoSync document directly from the menu bar. If you hold down the Option key while selecting a ChronoSync document, the synchronization will run immediately without the ChronoSync document opening.

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Free Copy of Snow Leopard for Leopard-Using MobileMe Holdouts

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Thanks to Macgasm for pointing out that Apple is now giving away free DVD copies of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard to MobileMe users still running on 10.5 Leopard. This is to aid those users in making the jump to 10.7 Lion (which must still be purchased from the Mac App Store for $29.99) and thus iCloud before MobileMe’s 30 June 2012 shutoff date. Of course, a copy of Snow Leopard won’t help those still using PowerPC-based Macs, which can’t upgrade past Leopard, but if you’ve simply been dragging your feet, this is a nice enticement to make the switch.Generic Globefollow link


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Greg C  2012-04-19 20:42
This "offer" sounds nice, but doesn't help me. I have Snow Leopard and MobileMe, which means to fully use iCloud I should get Lion before June 30th. To get to that point I have to finally migrate stuff that still uses Rosetta. And when does Mountain Lion appear? I'll wager it isn't before June 30th. I will be mightily cheesed off if Mountain Lion comes out on July 1st.
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2012-04-20 07:44
Yup, you're already one generation ahead of the people Apple is trying to entice with this offer.