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Want to check your Mac's serial number quickly and easily? Select About This Mac from the Apple menu, and click on the text directly below "Mac OS X" that reads "Version 10.x.x." Click once and you'll get a build number which is more specific information about the software. Click twice, and you'll get your Mac's serial number.

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Comments on: Mac to School 2006: The $2,000 Challenge -- Dan Pourhadi's back-to-school article elicits praise and discussion of laptop memory. 7 messages


Preserving digital media across the ages -- Remember those CDs you burned your important files onto? They may not last as long as you once thought. Readers talk about ways of preserving data, both for your own backups and for the next generations. 5 messages


Learning to programme -- What advice can TidBITS readers (many of whom are programmers) give to someone who's looking to become a programmer? What languages should one focus on, and what type of background is needed? 25 messages


Programming cage match: Languages or Discipline? Is the large number of programming languages due to sloppiness and corner-cutting by developers? The discussion also moves from programming languages to spoken languages and how each evolve. 24 messages


Pathetic nostalgia for old CDs/DVDs -- You probably have a box somewhere in your office or house, filled to the brim with old data CDs and DVDs that you're never going to need... but you don't have the heart to just throw it away. What do you do with it? 5 messages


Is iPod the panacea? The iPod is regarded as a current pinnacle of design by some, but is its reliance on few buttons actually a benefit? 14 messages

 

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>