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Jeff Carlson gave up an opportunity to intern at a design firm during college because he suspected that they really just wanted someone tall to play on their volleyball team, and instead worked in the Whitworth publications office where he got to actually, you know, design stuff. In the intervening years, he's been a designer and writer, authoring best-selling books on the Macintosh, Web design, video editing, and Palm organizers. He's currently a columnist for the Seattle Times, contributing editor to the respected electronic newsletter TidBITS, and consumes almost too much coffee. Almost.

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Track Changes Dates Reset on Save As in Word 2008

If you regularly use the Save As feature to create new drafts while working in Word 2008, you might notice that with Track Changes enabled, previously time-stamped comments and edits have their times reset to the Save As date and time. Work around this by sticking with your original file, but using Save As (or just File > Duplicate in the Finder) to make backup copies.


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Complicating Details: Notable New Features in watchOS 2

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus Get Touchy Feely

Apple Watch Gains New Bands, watchOS 2 Ship Date

Apple Watch Models Now In Stock at Some Retail Stores

Photos Everywhere with Lightroom CC and Photos for OS X

Apple Dramatically Expands Edition Line

View iCloud Photo Stream Photos on Your Mac with MyPhotostream

Bring iPhone Slo-Mo Videos Back Up to Speed

Why Apple Kept the 16 GB iPhone in Favor of 32 GB

Aperture’s Golden Hour

Sit Up Straight for the Roost Laptop Stand

ExtraBITS for 1 April 2014

OmniOutliner 4 Refines the Outlining Process

Mysterious Mac Pro Posters Appear

Photos Get Renewed Focus in iOS 7

“Take Control of Your Digital Photos,” Chapter 9

“Take Control of Your Digital Photos,” Chapter 8

“Take Control of Your Digital Photos,” Chapter 7

“Take Control of Your Digital Photos,” Chapter 6

“Take Control of Your Digital Photos,” Chapter 5

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