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Can't tell if you've turned off your Apple Wireless Keyboard to prevent it from waking up an iOS device or running down its batteries? Tap the Caps Lock key, and if it illuminates, the keyboard is on; otherwise not.

 

 

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Conflict Catcher 8.0.5 Ready for Mac OS 8.6

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Conflict Catcher 8.0.5 Ready for Mac OS 8.6 -- Casady & Greene has released Conflict Catcher 8.0.5, complementing Apple's release of Mac OS 8.6. (See Matt Neuburg's review of Conflict Catcher 8 in TidBITS-446.) Conflict Catcher 8.0.5 updates Conflict Catcher's Clean-Install System Merge feature so it will move your extensions, preferences, fonts and other custom items into a freshly installed version of Mac OS 8.6. Version 8.0.5 also updates Conflict Catcher's file sets for Mac OS 8.6, adds new file definitions to its reference library, and improves support for non-U.S. versions of the Mac OS. Conflict Catcher 8.0.5 is a free update to owners of Conflict Catcher 8. [GD]

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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>