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Type Faster by Competing in Races

A fun way to improve your typing speed and accuracy is to join an online typing competition at typrX. This typing competition keeps track of your typing speed, while allowing you to compete against other people, either around the world in public races or with friends in private races. To set up a private race with your friends, follow these simple steps.

  • Once you have a typrX account, click the Create Private Race button on the front page and you’ll be taken to the private race page.
  • From there, copy the track code URL and send it to the friends you want to join the race.
  • You can click the Delay Countdown button to add 10 seconds to the clock if you are waiting on your friend to join the race.

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Apple has released Aperture 3.4.1 to address several issues that cropped up after the recent release of Aperture 3.4 (which introduced iCloud’s Shared Photo Stream feature). The update fixes an installer issue that caused the app to quit on launch, improves reliability of synchronizing photos to iOS devices, resolves a problem with downloading and viewing photos synced from Facebook albums, and addresses several other unspecified stability issues. ($79.99 new, free update, 550.5 MB via the Mac App Store or direct download)


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