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Copy Before Submitting Web Forms

Filling in Web forms (like the one used to submit this tip) can be a bit of a gamble - you put in your pearls of wisdom, perhaps only to lose them all if the Web page flakes out or the browser crashes. Instead of losing all your text, "save" it by pressing Command-A to select all and then Command-C to copy the selected text to the clipboard. Do this periodically as you type and before you click Submit, and you may "save" yourself from a lot of frustration. It takes just a second to do, and the first time you need to rely on it to paste back in lost text, you'll feel smart.

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Liberate Your iPhone With a Free Repair Kit from iFixit

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To celebrate Independence Day in the United States, the folks at iFixit are offering free “iPhone Liberation Kits” from 1 July until 5 July. The kits, which are being offered for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5, include all the tools needed to replace Apple’s proprietary pentalobe screws with standard Phillips screws. iFixit offered free shipping to the first 1,776 people who ordered them, but they quickly sold those, so now you’ll have to pay $5 shipping per order.favicon follow link

 

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Laine Lee  2013-07-01 06:54
I can't figure out how to get free shipping. A shipping charge was added when I used the wizard to enter shipping information. Has anyone used the process without incurring shipping charges?
Michelle Steiner  2013-07-01 06:55
The shipping is not free; it costs at least five dollars.
Laine Lee  2013-07-01 07:01
OK, thanks. I don't want to complain, because this is still an amazing deal. The article did mention free shipping, though, so I just wanted to check. Thanks again.
Josh Centers  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2013-07-01 07:09
They sold out of the 1,776 kits fast. They're now offering the kits for free for the rest of the week, but with shipping charges: http://www.ifixit.com/LiberationWeekSoldOut
Steve Nicholson  2013-07-02 09:28
Excellent tip! Kits for my and my wife's iPhones 4S are ordered.