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Set Password Activation Time in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, you can now set an amount of time after your Mac goes to sleep or engages the screen saver before it requires a password to log back on. In Leopard, the option was simply to require the password or not. Choose among several increments, between 5 seconds and 4 hours, from System Preferences > Security.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/06-Dec-04

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Problems with AirPort 4.1 -- After updating to AirPort 4.1, some users are having trouble with Wireless Distribution System (WDS). A factory reset seems to help. (3 messages)

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AirPort Express and WDS -- Which non-Apple wireless access points support WDS? (4 messages)

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Reflections on iCal: categories and calendars -- Categories between iCal and Palm OS handhelds don't reliably synchronize, leading to suggestions for working around the problem (including using other calendar applications). (7 messages)

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GarageBand.com and other digital music initiatives -- Shortly after Geoff Duncan's article about GarageBand.com highlighting unsigned bands appeared, Universal Music announced that it would be testing digital-only releases of a few of its artists. (2 messages)

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