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Always Show Recipient In iChat

In iChat under Snow Leopard, choosing View > Always Show Recipient Bar puts a buddy's status message and color at the top of any iChat window. It can also be used to select among multiple open iChat logins you have to send a message to that buddy, or to select among multiple accounts you have registered in Address Book for that buddy.

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Conflict Catcher 8.0.7 Available

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Conflict Catcher 8.0.7 Available -- Casady & Greene has released Conflict Catcher 8.0.7, the latest version of their venerable utility for managing extensions, control panels, and the myriad files that enhance (or degrade!) your Mac's functionality. (See "Nice Catch, Conflict Catcher" in TidBITS-446 for a review of Conflict Catcher 8.) Version 8.0.7 fixes a handful of bugs, adds base sets for Mac OS 9.0.2 and 9.0.4, updates its reference library, and includes new groups for the Apple DVD Player, QuickTime, and Multiple Users. The update is free for registered users of Conflict Catcher 8 and is a 1.4 MB download; otherwise, Conflict Catcher is $70 via electronic delivery ($80 for a physical package) and requires a Mac with a 68020 processor or higher and System 7.5 or later. [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>