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In the Fetch FTP client, if you see a time stamp like "As of 6/19/10 2:29 PM" above the file list, that means that Fetch is re-using a file list it downloaded earlier. Click the swooshing-arrow refresh button (located beside the time stamp) to refresh the list.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-Jun-04

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The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be much faster, though it doesn't yet use our preferred design.

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New Liquid-cooled Power Mac G5s -- Are the new Power Macs a significant upgrade, or does their speed fall short of expectations? And what about the new liquid-cooling technology? (1 message)

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Problems with Security Update 2004-06-07 -- Problems with Apple's recent security fix? Readers offer a couple of solutions. (7 messages)

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Problems with excessive password prompting -- Mac OS X's default window behavior and the way it stores passwords can create user interface problems that could, in theory, expose you to a security risk. (3 messages)

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Educational games software lacking -- Where are the quality educational programs for Mac OS X? (3 messages)

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AirPort Express -- Apple's new compact AirPort base station and wireless music streaming device is generating a lot of buzz. Can it be used to bridge a wireless network to a wired one? (3 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
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>