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View Extra Audio Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, Option-clicking the Volume icon in the menu bar displays a list of sound input and output devices. Choose one to switch to it; it's much easier than using the Sound preference pane. Also, hold Shift and click the icon to set the system volume, which is separate from the general output volume.

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DealBITS Drawing: Insider Software Winner -- Congratulations to David Graham of grahams.net, whose entry was chosen randomly in our fourth DealBITS drawing and who will be receiving a boxed copy of FontAgent Pro from Insider Software. Don't despair if we didn't pick your entry, since Insider Software is offering a 20 percent discount on FontAgent Pro for all TidBITS readers, bringing the price down to $80. The discount is good through 12-Jan-04 via the second link below. Thanks to the 525 people who entered, and keep an eye out for future DealBITS drawings. [ACE]

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