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Using the Application Switcher to open files can sometimes be faster than hunting for an Application's window or searching through a jam packed Dock for an Application's icon. First grab your file, press Command-Tab, and then drop the file onto the desired application's icon to open it within that program.

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iOS 6 to Ship 19 September 2012

The next version of iOS arrives on 19 September 2012 for the iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S, plus the iPad 2 and third-generation iPad, and the fourth-generation iPod touch.Show full article

Solving the App Store’s NSURLErrorDomain Error

After finding himself unable to get updates via the App Store app, Adam Engst changed his DNS servers and everything suddenly started working.Show full article

Change PO Box Billing Address to Order an iPhone

If Apple won’t let you order an iPhone because your AT&T billing address points at a post-office box, here’s how to work around the problem.Show full article

iPhone 5: Taller, Faster, and More Pixels

You knew it was coming. You saw the rumors and the speculation. Now find out what Apple really has coming out on September 21st. OK, we’ll spill the beans — it’s the iPhone 5.Show full article

Apple Redesigns iPod touch, iPod nano, and iTunes

In addition to the iPhone 5, Apple announced the next generations of its iPod touch and iPod nano devices, plus introduced a new streamlined version of iTunes — all to be made available in October 2012.Show full article

Which iPhone 5 Lets You Roam Where You Want?

The iPhone 5 comes in two versions, one of which has two variants for activation. Which model or carrier you pick can affect your later ability to roam around the world.Show full article

Pondering Cybersecurity in the Real World

After listening to a speech by U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to a roomful security professionals, Jeff Porten muses about just how we should react to Napolitano’s statement that cyber attacks are the biggest threat we face.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 17 September 2012

Notable software releases this week include DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.4.2, PopChar X 6.0.1, and iTunes 10.7.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 17 September 2012

Two quick ExtraBITS for you this week — Jeff Carlson is giving a live online presentation about his “The iPad for Photographers” book and Glenn Fleishman explains LTE over at the TechHive site.Show full article

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