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iPhone Calendar Starting on Sunday

Annoyed that the iPhone's Calendar app shows the weeks starting with Monday, although iCal (and most paper calendars) start on Sunday? Here's the answer: go to Settings > General > International and change the Region Format from English to United States.

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Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.1 Released

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Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.1 Released -- Now Software has released Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.1, adding a wide variety of minor enhancements and bug fixes to the calendaring and contact management suite. Improvements include new keyboard shortcuts, support for Unsanity's Smart Crash Reports reporting application (which you must install separately), more-complete scroll wheel support, enhanced printing, improved Web publishing, and more. Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.1 is a free update for registered users, and the 17.5 MB download is definitely worthwhile. [ACE]

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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>