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Fill in Gaps in Pear Note

If you ever find yourself zoning out during a meeting or class, only later to realize that you forgot to take notes for 20 minutes, Pear Note makes it easy to fill in those gaps. To do so:

  1. Open your Pear Note document.
  2. Hit play.
  3. Click on the last text you did type to jump to that point in the recording.
  4. Click the lock to unlock the text of the note.
  5. Take notes on the part you missed.

Your new notes will be synced to the recording just as if you'd taken them live with the rest of your notes.

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Mac OS X 10.7.1 Fixes Just a Few Bugs

Lion sees its first update with 10.7.1, but only a small number of bugs are fixed, presumably those that are the most serious.Show full article

DealBITS Drawing: Win a Copy of SuperSync 4.1

If you’ve been frustrated by trying to keep iTunes libraries in sync on multiple Macs, check out this week’s DealBITS drawing for a chance to win a copy of SuperSync 4.1.Show full article

The Mystery of the Disappearing UDID

The world of Apple punditry has been abuzz about a relatively minor change in the latest iOS beta that could have dramatic ramifications for third-party developers and user privacy. When the dust settles, however, things may not be as bad (or as dramatic) as they seem.Show full article

Lion Security: Building on the iOS Foundation

Lion leverages lessons learned from iOS to be Apple’s most significant security update to Mac OS X ever. Here are four security key changes, why they matter, and what we can expect in the future.Show full article

Subtle Irritations in Lion

Immensely popular as Lion has been, Apple’s latest version of Mac OS X offers not just new and exciting features, but also some subtle annoyances, shortcomings, and, yes, real bugs that are slowing us down and making us less productive.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 22 August 2011

Notable software releases this week include Firefox 6.0, Dropbox 1.1.40, GraphicConverter X 7.3.1, Carbon Copy Cloner 3.4.2, ScreenFlow 3.0, and Airfoil 4.5.5.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 22 August 2011

We were just monkeying around last week, with Glenn Fleishman talking on NPR’s Science Friday and with an article about orangutans using iPads. Both are worth checking out.Show full article

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