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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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Suggestions for a USB ergonomic keyboard -- The Tactile Pro keyboard from Matias has earned high praise, but some people prefer ergonomic keyboards. Readers suggest a few options. (3 messages)

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Thinking of Tablet Macs -- Is a tablet Mac in the future? Readers discuss how Apple's thin computers could be adapted to a tablet design, as well as the quality of Mac OS X's handwriting recognition software. (4 messages)

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Mac Anti-Virus Programs -- Apple posted, then removed, Virex 7.5 for .Mac members, leading to discussion of what was wrong with the program. (5 messages)

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