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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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1Password 4.1.1

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AgileBits has released 1Password 4.1.1 with the option of updating an existing Login password directly in the browser extension. And if you have more than one Login for a site, you can choose which one you want to update. The new release also adds a new multi-column display option, a print feature that can handle individual items or a list, the capability to search across all fields, and localizations for Dutch and Afrikaans. It also fixes a problem where syncing won’t start automatically after items are imported and a bug that created generated passwords for “com.apple.Safari” instead of the current Web site.

The Mac App Store version of 1Password is set to be updated to version 4.1 with these same changes (4.1.1 is for those who purchased through AgileBits). However, 1Password remains stuck on version 4.0.8 at the Mac App Store as of this posting (which makes this writer question why he ever thought it was a good idea to buy his copy from Apple’s storefront). ($49.99 new with a 25 percent discount for TidBITS members when purchased from AgileBits, free update, 35.6 MB, release notes)

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Good point on the mistake of buying from the MAS. I bought v3 from the website and wish I'd have just gotten the upgrade from there.
TattooedMac  An apple icon for a TidBITS Contributor 2013-12-09 17:32
I have 1Password 4.1.2 already :)

You need to remember though, that this is out of Agilebits hands. They submit the new update to 1Password to Apple when they release the new version to the wild via their website.
Then its up to Apple to get off their arse and approve it for the MAS and only then can we get it. Yes i too have the MAS .v BUT i am also on the iOS and Mac 1Password Beta program, so i get to see the new features and have them on my Mac anyways, so its a bit of a mute problem for me.

It is the same with any App out there, Smile Software as well i noticed, but its just a matter of Apple doing there job, and because its Agilebits, and they are always in the top 5, doesn't mean Apple plays favourites :)

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