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Using the Application Switcher to open files can sometimes be faster than hunting for an Application's window or searching through a jam packed Dock for an Application's icon. First grab your file, press Command-Tab, and then drop the file onto the desired application's icon to open it within that program.

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To Buy or Not to Buy -- It's the question everyone is asking now that Apple has announced it is moving the Mac to Intel processors. This discussion brings up many issues related to buying a computer in general, including notes on backward compatibility with existing software and how long people go between Mac purchases in general. (29 messages)

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Chip switch to promote Windows conversions -- Will Intel-powered Macs convince more Windows users to buy Apple hardware and switch to Mac OS X, considering that the future boxes will theoretically be able to also run Windows? (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>