Many online pundits have taken jabs at the Google Glass heads-up display, but Quartz’s Simone Fox explains that despite Google’s marketing, the real audience for Glass is business. Fox spoke with two Explorers (early Glass adopters) who are developing inventory programs that could save manufacturers tens of thousands of dollars. Glass will also be useful in the financial sector — Fidelity Investments has developed Glass apps to monitor markets. And surgeons will be able to use Glass to ask colleagues for advice during surgery. follow link
New Documents in Snow Leopard's TextEdit
In the Snow Leopard version of TextEdit, you can now create a new document by Control-clicking TextEdit's Dock icon (when it's running), and choosing New Document from the pop-up menu. This isn't a major feature, of course, since you can also just press Command-N while in TextEdit, but consider Control-clicking other applications' Dock icons to see what functions they might make available.
- ExtraBITS for 2 September 2013 (02 Sep 13)
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