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Opening a Folder from the Dock

Sick of the dock on Mac OS X Leopard not being able to open folders with a simple click, like sanity demands and like it used to be in Tiger? You can, of course click it, and then click again on Open in Finder, but that's twice as many clicks as it used to be. (And while you're at it, Control-click the folder, and choose both Display as Folder and View Content as List from the contextual menu. Once you have the content displaying as a list, there's an Open command right there, but that requires Control-clicking and choosing a menu item.) The closest you can get to opening a docked folder with a single click is Command-click, which opens its enclosing folder. However, if you instead put a file from the docked folder in the Dock, and Command-click that file, you'll see the folder you want. Of course, if you forget to press Command when clicking, you'll open the file, which may be even more annoying.

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Q1 2012 Marks Yet Another Record Quarter for Apple

Apple blew past analysts’ estimates once again to post record-breaking numbers, with revenues of $46.33 billion and profits of $13.06 billion.Show full article

Macworld | iWorld 2012: In a Word, Confident

Macworld | iWorld is over, and Adam provides his impression of the show, which boasted a nice mixture of exhibitors and a confident demeanor. But in the end, it’s all about having a chance to get together with others in person.Show full article

Booth Babes: iCandy or iScream?

Macworld | iWorld this year had the greatest concentration of leggy ladies that any of us can recall. Booth babes are common in more male-dominated conferences, like CES and boat shows. Do they have a place at a Mac and iOS event? And should we have illustrated this article with a photo?Show full article

iOS Photo and Video Highlights of Macworld | iWorld 2012

iPhoneography turned out to be a strong portion of this year’s Macworld | iWorld event, with several vendors showing off apps and hardware for creating or working with images on iOS devices.Show full article

Cool Products at Macworld | iWorld 2012

One of the best parts of Macworld | iWorld was browsing through the 270-plus booths to find cool new products for the Mac, iPhone, and iPad. Read on for our picks.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 30 January 2012

Notable software releases this week include firmware updates for the Mac mini, MacBook, and 13-inch MacBook Pro; PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.7; Fantastical 1.2; Yojimbo 3.0.3; and BusyCal 1.6.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 30 January 2012

While we were away at Macworld | iWorld last week, we managed to ferret out a few good articles for you to read, including a lengthy New York Times piece about Foxconn, a view of the future of video from Final Cut Pro expert Larry Jordan, and an insightful interview with Guy Kawasaki.Show full article

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