Option-click to Hide Apps Quickly
This trick has been available in the Mac OS for years, but many people still don't know it. If you have too many windows cluttering up your screen, you can hide specific ones easily as you work. When you're in any application, hold down the Option key and click on another app's window, on the Dock, or in the Finder to switch to that other app and simultaneously hide all the windows in the previously current app.
Apple co-founder, former CEO, and chairman Steve Jobs has passed away at age 56, and although the event was not entirely unexpected, it hit the technology community and the outside world hard. We’re devoting this special issue of TidBITS entirely to Steve Jobs, starting with Jeff Carlson’s news coverage and a large collection of links to other Jobs-related content from around the Internet. We also have thoughts on Jobs’s legacy from TidBITS staffers Mark H. Anbinder and Rich Mogull, and from guest contributor Angus Wong. Finally, TidBITS publisher Adam Engst explores the question of why Steve Jobs’s death has been so unsettling for so many people. Look for your regular issue of TidBITS shortly.
Apple co-founder, former CEO, and chairman Steve Jobs passed away Wednesday, 5 October 2011.Show full article
TidBITS security editor Rich Mogull finds that, for him, Steve Jobs’s joy of creation mattered more than the objects themselves.Show full article
TidBITS contributing editor Mark H. Anbinder reflects on how Steve Jobs’s career trajectory influenced his own, and how Apple under Steve Jobs has focused on making technology accessible to the masses.Show full article
TidBITS contributor Angus Wong looks at what Steve Jobs gave to the world.Show full article
In which Adam attempts to figure out why the loss of Steve Jobs is so unsettling to so many people.Show full article