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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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Time Machine Support Added to iPhone and iPod Touch

An undocumented change discovered in the beta iPhone 2.0 firmware may indicate that Apple plans to turn the iPhone and iPod touch into portable backup destinations for Time Machine. Could this presage versions of these devices with dramatically more storage?Show full article

Merriam-Webster Accepts Sponsorship to Redefine Unlimited

Not happy with the meaning of a word? Change it! Merriam-Webster launches a new "wik-tionary" with corporate sponsorship. The first word to receive an... adjustment in definition? "Unlimited."Show full article

iPhone Goes International with Iridium

3G cellular technology has been widely expected for the next iPhone revision, but that's not all. Sources indicate that Apple will buy Iridium Satellite and incorporate the satellite phone technology into the iPhone, making it work anywhere on the planet.Show full article

Mac Users Affected by New Virus

A new virus has struck, specifically affecting Mac users. Researchers suspect the cause may be retaliation brought on by the general smugness Mac users exhibit when confronted with viral threats.Show full article

U.S. Federal Court Declares Email Bankruptcy Illegal

Overwhelmed by email? Considering just deleting all those unread messages in your inbox? Not so fast - doing so may put you in a legally precarious situation.Show full article

TidBITS Introduces New Subscription Mode

TidBITS extends a wrinkled, trembling hand to today's youth by creating a new subscription mode that is sure to appeal to those with short attention spans.Show full article

Take Control News: New Title Suggestions

Read on for a look at some suggestions for future Take Control titles. Finding authors to write some of these may be tricky, but we'll do our best.Show full article

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