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Opening a Folder from the Dock

Sick of the dock on Mac OS X Leopard not being able to open folders with a simple click, like sanity demands and like it used to be in Tiger? You can, of course click it, and then click again on Open in Finder, but that's twice as many clicks as it used to be. (And while you're at it, Control-click the folder, and choose both Display as Folder and View Content as List from the contextual menu. Once you have the content displaying as a list, there's an Open command right there, but that requires Control-clicking and choosing a menu item.) The closest you can get to opening a docked folder with a single click is Command-click, which opens its enclosing folder. However, if you instead put a file from the docked folder in the Dock, and Command-click that file, you'll see the folder you want. Of course, if you forget to press Command when clicking, you'll open the file, which may be even more annoying.

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Apple Posts $14 Million Q2 Profit

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Apple Posts $14 Million Q2 Profit -- Apple Computer posted a small $14 million profit for its second fiscal quarter of the year on revenues of $1.474 billion for the quarter. Overall revenue was down 1 percent from the same time last year, but margins were up to 28.3 percent and international sales accounted for 47 percent of Apple's total sales volume. Apple shipped 711,000 Macs in the quarter, with fully 40 percent of them being notebooks - a strong debut for the new 12-inch and 17-inch PowerBooks.

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Although Apple's profit isn't stunning, the company managed to increase its cash-on-hand to over $4.5 billion, and has reduced the time in channel of its products to four-and-a-half weeks. Apple says its next quarter should be relatively flat (e.g., a small profit), assuming no major news shakes the Apple tree. The market has been abuzz of late with rumors Apple may apply some of its considerable cash assets towards the purchase of Universal Music, although both Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Vivendi director Claude Bebear have denied Apple has made an offer for the world's largest music label. Apple is widely speculated to be preparing the imminent launch of a commercial music service to tie in with iTunes and the iPod; Universal Music's catalog would be a key component to any online commercial music service. [GD]

 

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