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Cull Graphics Quickly with Preview

You're faced with a folder full of images, and you need to sort through them, trashing some number and keeping the rest. For a quick way to do that, select them all, and open them in Preview (in Leopard, at least). You'll get a single window with each graphic as an item in the drawer. Use the arrow keys to move from image to image, and when you see one you want to trash, press Command-Delete to move it from its source folder to the Finder's Trash. (Delete by itself just removes the picture from Preview's drawer.)

 
 
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Farewell iPad 2; Welcome Back, iPad 4

At long last, we bid a fond adieu to the iPad 2, and say hello again to the fourth-generation iPad, which returns as Apple’s introductory model. But is it a good deal?Show full article

Why I Was Banned from WATCH ABC and Hulu

After being accused of using an anonymous proxy, Josh Centers was locked out of WATCH ABC and Hulu. Here’s how he beat a bad rap, and what it could mean for the future of TV.Show full article

The Lazy Man’s New Camera: the Fujifilm X-E2

Former commercial photographer Charles Maurer shares the details about a new small camera that competes with the heavyweights and wins.Show full article

FunBITS: Luftrausers Offers High-Flying Arcade Fun for Mac

From the creators of the hit iOS game Ridiculous Fishing, Luftrausers brings a unique sense of style to a fast-paced aerial dogfighting game.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 24 March 2014

Notable software releases this week include Apple Remote Desktop 3.7.2 and GarageBand 10.0.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 24 March 2014

Lots happened this week, and we have a boatload of ExtraBITS for you to read. Google officially entered the wearables market with Android Wear, a version of its mobile operating system designed for wearables. Time scored a rare interview with Jony Ive, but our own Jeff Carlson wasn’t thrilled with it. Twitter made it easy to discover anyone’s first tweet, the founder of IDG passed away, and the very first Apple dealer is closing its doors.Show full article

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