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iCal Alerts You Can't Miss

Did you miss that tiny little iCal alert dialog? Use a more prominent Open File alarm.

First save an image, text file, sound, or movie that will really fill your screen and grab your attention.

Select an iCal event and choose Open File as the alert type. Choose your unmissable file as the one to open.

Set more alerts with more files to open for the same event if you like. You won't miss an appointment with one of these alerts!

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Miraz Jordan

 
 

Dreamweaver 1.2 Update Available

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Dreamweaver 1.2 Update Available -- Macromedia's latest update to the $299 Dreamweaver, Web authoring software that supports modern features such as cascading style sheets and animated buttons, continues to tempt designers. The new version 1.2 adds site-management features, a conversion tool for making 4.x-version browser-specific code compatible with version 3.x browsers, new JavaScript behaviors such as browser detection and image pre-loading, and onscreen editing features. Registered users can download a 5.4 MB updater or order it on CD-ROM for $19.99; a free 30-day trial version (6 MB) is also available. [JLC]

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>