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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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iBooks Author Gains New Import Options

Joining the other updates pouring from Apple’s servers recently is one for iBooks Author 2.2, which brings some new templates, the capability to import an EPUB, and a collection of other enhancements to the ebook authoring software.

 
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Coda 2.5

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Photoshop Elements 13

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Final Cut Pro X 10.1.3

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Fission 2.2.2

FunBITS: PhotoCard Is a Modern Postcard for iPad and iPhone

Corel Painter 2015

GraphicConverter 9.3

Macphun Tonality Makes Black-and-White Photos Pop

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