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Quick Download of Multiple Attachments in Apple Mail

To download a bunch of attachments quickly, look in the header of the email message that they came in. Make sure the triangle adjacent to the paperclip icon is pointing to the right (click the triangle if needed), and then drag the paperclip icon to your Desktop or to another folder. Release the mouse button and all attachments copy to that location.

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iPhoto 5.0.1 Fixes Annoying Bugs

iPhoto 5.0.1 Fixes Annoying Bugs -- Apple last week released iPhoto 5.0.1 via Software Update to address a variety of bugs in the company's photo management softwareShow full article

Apple Product Line Info-Graphic

Apple Product Line Info-Graphic -- With the Mac mini, Apple further expanded the old Macintosh model matrix that had once cleanly separated desktop from laptop, consumer from professionalShow full article

DealBITS Drawing: photoprinto Winners

DealBITS Drawing: photoprinto Winners -- Congratulations to Delia Lamb of gcsf.com, Dale of comcast.net, and Norbert C. Ballauer of cox.net, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who each received a copy of SmileOnMyMac's photoprinto, worth $29.95Show full article

Tools We Use: PinPoint and Mouseposé

At Macworld Expo last month, Peachpit Press included a presentation area as part of their booth. In addition to letting authors like me demonstrate techniques found in our books, the area was used by Apple and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals for hands-on training sessionsShow full article

DEVONagent Rushes In Where Google Fears to Tread

As I keep telling my mother when she doesn't know or can't remember a fact: "No problem, this is why heaven gave you the Internet!" Isn't it great? You don't need a memory; the Internet is a giant encyclopediaShow full article

Upgrading an Old iMac to Mac OS X

Just before Christmas, with a little help from my friends in the TidBITS community, I upgraded two old iMacs to Mac OS X. When Jaguar was first released, I purchased the Mac OS X Family Pack (5 installations) with these machines in mind, but I had put off upgrading the iMacs for a couple of reasonsShow full article

Take Control News/07-Feb-05

The Take Control updates keep coming, and this week's installment, the 1.1 version of "Take Control of Mac OS X Backups" is a particularly useful update that's well worth the free download for existing customers and makes the $10 price even more worthwhile for those who still need to establish a solid backup strategy. "Take Control of Mac OS X Backups" Updated to 1.1 -- The 1.1 update to Joe Kissell's ebook about Mac OS X Backups makes it even easier than before to figure out how to set up a personalized, sensible backup system that worksShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/07-Feb-05

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be much faster. Networked hard drives -- Got spare hard drives laying around? Some new products help you put them onto your network without requiring a computer as a hostShow full article

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