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Set Password Activation Time in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, you can now set an amount of time after your Mac goes to sleep or engages the screen saver before it requires a password to log back on. In Leopard, the option was simply to require the password or not. Choose among several increments, between 5 seconds and 4 hours, from System Preferences > Security.

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iTunes Pass: How to Buy iTunes Store Credit via Passbook

You can now use Passbook to purchase iTunes Store credit at an Apple Store. Josh Centers explains how to set up Apple’s new iTunes Pass.

 
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No Correlation Between Heat and Hard Drive Failure

The Care and Feeding of External Hard Drives

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Use Your iPod touch or iPad as an iPhone

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Apple Support for Snow Leopard Wanes

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