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Fun Way to Send Attachments in Mail

If you're working in a file that you want to attach to a message in Apple Mail, you can transfer the file to Mail easily: From the title bar of the file's window, drag the little proxy icon to Mail's icon on the Dock. Your Mac will make Mail the active application and open a new outgoing message, with the file attached.

(If your icon won't drag, the file probably isn't saved.)

 
 
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Get the TidBITS News App for iOS 4.2 and iOS 5 Now

A new version of the free TidBITS News app will require iOS 6, so if you ever want to use it on a device restricted to iOS 4.2 or iOS 5, download a copy now if you haven’t done so already.Show full article

BBEdit 10.5 Adds Versions and Brings Web Sites into Projects

The BBEdit 10.5 update brings automatic version tracking for locally saved files, better Web site management that’s now built into a Project window, and a new Go menu for programmers. Also, poison most foul!Show full article

iTunes 11: The Features Apple Removed, and Alternatives

Although many people like the look of iTunes 11, and are finding that most of iTunes 10’s features have been brought forward in some way or another, there are a number of features that Apple removed entirely. If the lack of those features is a problem for you, read on for such solutions as we could find.Show full article

iPad Tools for Bad Cartoonists (and Good Ones, Too)

Even though Michael Cohen draws about as well as dolphins knit, that hasn’t stopped him from cartooning — especially after he acquired some inexpensive software and accessories for his iPad.Show full article

Five Apps Apple Could Delete from the iPhone

Apple makes some amazing apps, but some of the iPhone’s default apps aren’t among them. Josh Centers examines five that few people would miss if Apple canned them, and tells you how to replace them or at least make them more useful.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 10 December 2012

Notable software releases this week include SOHO Organizer 9.3.1, OmniFocus 1.10.4, PopChar X 6.1, ChronoSync 4.3.6 and ChronoAgent 1.3.7, Final Cut Pro X 10.0.7, Mactracker 7.0, and iWork 9.3.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 10 December 2012

Just one quick bit this week — an extended interview that Bloomberg Business did with Tim Cook.Show full article

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