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Open a Finder Window with the App Switcher

If you don't have any Finder windows open and want to switch to the Finder and open a window in one fell swoop, bring up the app switcher with Command-Tab and tab over to the Finder icon. While still holding down Command, press the Option key, and then release the Command key. You're switched to the Finder, with a new default window open for you.

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Mac OS X 10.4.10 Released

Boldly marching into double-digit version number territory, Apple has released Mac OS X 10.4.10, a maintenance update that adds more RAW image support, fixes issues with Bluetooth and USB, and addresses a few other issuesShow full article

Pictures from the iPhone Line

I plan on standing in line this Friday night to buy an iPhone. Now, I have a professional reason for it, as I make money writing about computer technologyShow full article

YouTube Comes to iPhone and Apple TV

As the iPhone nears release, Apple has unveiled another previously unannounced feature: a YouTube application that will download and play back YouTube videos directly on the iPhoneShow full article

A Pair of Updates Fix Safari 2 and 3

Late last week, Apple released Security Update 2007-006 to address bugs in the WebCore and WebKit code upon which Safari and many other Web-savvy Macintosh applications relyShow full article

Snapz Pro X 2.1 Goes Universal

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DealBITS Drawing: Win a 4 GB iPod nano from Small Dog

If you haven't been reading the top of each TidBITS issue carefully, you may not realize that our sponsor Small Dog Electronics regularly offers an exclusive deal for TidBITS readersShow full article

Securing Communications with SSL/TLS: A High-Level Overview

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) are systems for providing security to Internet communications, particularly Web browsingShow full article

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