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Mighty Mouse as Application Switcher

Looking for an easier way to switch between multiple applications? Within Keyboard and Mouse Preferences under System Preferences, you can configure the scroll wheel to act as an Application Switcher. Press the scroll button to bring up Application Switcher, scroll to toggle to the application you want, and hit the scroll button again to switch. You can also double-click the scroll button to quickly switch to the previously active application.

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Happy New Year everyone! Our first New Year's resolution is to clean out the nooks and crannies in our article database, summarizing topics we planned to cover but never found the room. This isn't to imply that this information isn't interesting, merely that we couldn't fit it in among all the rest of the good stuff we've included. Our apologies if these articles do not meet our usual standards for completeness - at this point we decided it was more important to publish them than to flesh them out.

Our second New Year's resolution is to be more ruthless in selecting articles. The pressures facing us are twofold. We have more information than ever before (and we must always be careful of our wrists), but we do not want to increase either the size or the frequency of our issues. Since we have a formula that works well, we're going to stick by our electronic guns. As always, we welcome comments.

 

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