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Avoid Naming Pear Note Files

If you create a lot of documents, coming up with a name for them can sometimes be a hassle. This is especially true now that search is becoming a more prevalent way to find documents. Pear Note provides a way to have the application automatically generate a filename so you can avoid this hassle. To use this:

  1. Open Saving under Pear Note's preferences.
  2. Select a default save location.
  3. Select a default save name template (Pear Note's help documents all the fields that can be automatically filled in).
  4. Check the box stating that Command-S saves without prompting.
  5. If you decide you want to name a particular note later, just use Save As... instead.

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The MacJury’s Verdict on the New iPhones

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A punchy TidBITS crew sat on the MacJury to discuss the new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Watch Adam, Tonya, Joe, Michael, and Josh join host Chuck Joiner to talk about the colors of the iPhone 5c, the new A7, and the camera in the iPhone 5s. Lots of fun and laughs were had, so be sure to check it out.favicon follow link

 

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Fun discussion. I may have missed you saying so, but the 5c colors are the same/sameish as the iPod family colors, not to mention being compatible with what I've seen of the IOS 7 design direction. Personally, I like them. To your target audience comments: fwiw, my poll of two youngsters (16 and 22) gave a 50/50 split on whether they liked the colors.
artMonster  2013-09-17 18:48
I will chalk it up to being punchy... but to see the slow motion ability of the new 5s as gimmicky, and ultimately unused, shows lack of imagination. I think both the camera and the fingerprint sensor will make this a huge hit.
Josh Centers  2013-09-17 19:28
You may be right. Jim Dalrymple's review of the iPhone 5 makes it look pretty cool. http://www.loopinsight.com/2013/09/17/review-iphone-5c-and-iphone-5s/

What I didn't process at the time was that it's an effect you apply in editing, not something that you activate when you're taking the video. So, in retrospect, it looks like a cool feature!