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Sleep (and Lock) Your Screen

When you are walking away from your computer, it's fairly common practice to start your screen saver and lock your screen. But did you know that there is a built-in keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X to sleep the screen?

Press Control-Shift-Eject and your monitor sleeps without engaging the screen saver.

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Low-end monitors -- A reader looks for feedback on refurbished and inexpensive monitors. (1 message)

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Trade show attendance -- Adam's reflections about Macworld Expo 2005 in Boston prompt a discussion about attendance at other Mac events. (2 messages)

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Regional Macworld Shows -- Readers weigh in on the concept of putting on several smaller, regional Macworld-type shows instead of focusing on the San Francisco and Boston shows. (2 messages)

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PC Card Ethernet Support -- A reader needs a second Ethernet connection in his PowerBook, but Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger killed support for his existing setup. As with many major software updates, it's not an isolated problem. (3 messages)

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