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Worried about rogue applications or spyware "phoning home" with your private data? Turn on VirusBarrier's Anti-Spyware feature, and it will alert you to applications that attempt to connect to remote servers. Once you know which apps are phoning home, you can block or allow each individually, and you can even block or allow specific ports for each application, to ensure that your private data stays private.

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Reading HTML TidBITS in Panther Mail -- The new Mail application in Panther isn't consistent about displaying our HTML-formatted issues, as some readers discover. (4 messages)

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How does an app attract fans? Readers continue to discuss the merits of software that goes beyond just providing a useful service; although not often achieved, excellent software tends to excel in areas such as interface, form versus function, and support. (21 messages)

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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
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