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For an instant full-screen slideshow of a bunch of pictures, select them in the Finder, and press Command-Option-Y. (This is the same as pressing the Space bar, clicking the full-screen button in the Quick Look toolbar, and clicking the play button.)

 

 

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Apple Announces Darwin Open Source Project

Apple Announces Darwin Open Source Project -- Last week, Apple announced it plans to make the source code for the foundation layers of Mac OS X Server available via an open source initiative called DarwinShow full article

Mac OS X Server Ships

Mac OS X Server Ships -- Apple last week shipped Mac OS X Server, a new Unix-based operating system for high-end server use. Formerly codenamed Rhapsody, Mac OS X Server features the popular Apache Web server, Apple's WebObjects, the capability to boot newer Macintosh models remotely via NetBoot, a high-performance Java virtual machine, network services such as DNS and Apple File Protocol, Web-based administration, and a consistent Mac-like user interfaceShow full article

QuickTime Gets a Caffeine Boost

QuickTime Gets a Caffeine Boost -- Apple today announced the public beta release of QuickTime for Java, further extending the reach of QuickTime to any application written in Java on either the Mac OS or WindowsShow full article

Explaining All Those List Headers

Whenever I explain how email works to novices, I call email headers "the glop at the top," since they aren't easy for us humans to digest. Headers are lines of text that precede any Internet email message; they carry descriptive information about the message rather than the message itselfShow full article

Power Macintosh G3: The Cannonball Express

The Cannonball Express was the fabled train that was so fast it took three men to say "Here she comes," "Here she is," and "There she goes." Computers are fast too, although unlike trains, most aren't self-propelledShow full article

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