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Viewing Wi-Fi Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, hold down the Option key before clicking the AirPort menu. Doing so reveals additional technical details including which standards, speeds, and frequencies you're using to connect, as well as what's in use by other networks. With the Option key held down and with a network already joined, the AirPort menu reveals seven pieces of information: the PHY Mode, the MAC (Media Access Control) address, the channel and band in use, the security method that's in use, the RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication) measurement, the transmit rate, and the MCS Index. In Leopard, some, but not all, of these details are revealed by Option-clicking the AirPort menu.

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Dropbox has added another way to increase the size of your Dropbox account for free. In an effort to promote the company's recently acquired Mailbox app for iOS, Dropbox is awarding 1 GB of free space to everyone who installs Mailbox and links it to Dropbox. Mailbox currently supports only Gmail, though support for other platforms is promised.Generic Globefollow link

 

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chrischram@gmail.com  2013-08-17 18:25
Impossible to link to Google account with iPad mini. Tappable confirmation button completely cropped away. Developer alerted. Film at 11.
chrischram@gmail.com  2013-08-19 17:16
Brief short between the headphones here. That cropped window was scrollable. It just did not "look" scrollable. Big Duh!
Tommy Weir  2013-08-18 06:30
People should check out Boxer, an alternative mail client built with To Dos in mind for iOS. It works with any mail service, IMAP, iCloud, Exchange etc. Works in a similar fashion to Mailbox, swipe to perform various actions, with a focus on clearing your email Inbox to zero and having a set of emails designated as actionable. No iPad version as of yet, but promised. I have invites if people so wish, @TommyW on Twitter might be best.