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Increase Boom Volume Quickly

If you're using Boom to increase the volume on your Mac, you can change the amount to which Boom increases the volume quickly in two ways. Either use the slider available from Boom's menu bar icon, or enable and set hotkeys (Command-Shift-+ and Command-Shift-- by default). Then, when you need that push to 11, more volume is available at the click of the mouse or tap of the keyboard.

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Tracking Boston Marathon Runners Online

If you are worried about someone who was running the Boston Marathon, there are online resources you can use to learn more.Show full article

Get Notified of WWDC Registration Opening

WWDCBlast promises to notify you via SMS text message when WWDC tickets go on sale. If you’re worried about missing out on Apple’s developer conference this year, WWDCBlast is worth a try.Show full article

Type2Phone: Use Your Mac as a Keyboard for iOS Devices

Ever wanted to type on your iPhone directly from your Mac? You can, with Type2Phone, from Houdah Software.Show full article

Show, Don’t Tell, Where You Went with Google Maps

Everyone has a GPS tracker nowadays, and Google Maps lets you display a recorded track and share it with anyone and everyone.Show full article

FlippedBITS: IMAP Misconceptions

One of the most popular methods for receiving email is also the source of numerous misunderstandings. Joe Kissell explains why IMAP may be a more effective and useful protocol than POP, and addresses common sources of confusion.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 15 April 2013

Notable software releases this week include Audio Hijack Pro 2.10.7, LaunchBar 5.4.3, and DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.5.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 15 April 2013

One quick bit this week — news that Apple is settling a class action lawsuit surrounding denied warranty coverage.Show full article

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