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Compare More Easily in Apple Mail

In Apple Mail, if you need to work back and forth between two different views of Mail's mailbox contents, you can do so quite easily. For example, you might want to look at a mailbox holding all filtered-in sales orders from the past week while also looking at a smart mailbox showing unanswered customer questions.

To avoid constantly clicking between mailbox views and losing your context each time, choose File > New Viewer window to get a second window and then arrange each window as desired.

 
 
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iPhone Now Available in 43 Countries

The iPhone spreads further across the globe, as Apple launches it in 21 more countries.Show full article

Jobs Personally Acknowledges iPhone Bug and Upcoming Fix

Super-secretive Apple has a mole: its CEO. Steve Jobs acknowledges via email to a customer that the iPhone has a bug that prevents third-party applications from loading, and that the bug will be fixed in September.Show full article

MobileMe Web Interface Insecure, But Other Apps Get It Right

MobileMe's Web interface doesn't use SSL to protect your communications, a major security blunder. But iCal, Mail, and iChat default to secure connections. Show full article

Comparing Apple's MobileMe Contrition with Google and Netflix

Apple has again extended MobileMe subscriptions - this time by 60 days - but the company's statements have only once used the magic words "We apologize." How does Apple's level of contrition compare with the handling of similar outages by Google and Netflix?Show full article

Wine with Bento

After checking out some dedicated programs, Charles Maurer settles on FileMaker's new list manager Bento for managing his wine cellar.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 25-Aug-08

Notable software releases so far this week include the MacBook Air Update, Mactracker 5.0.4 and Keyboard Maestro 3.4.Show full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/25-Aug-08

This week's discussions are all over the map, and it's a good map to follow. Readers discuss the latest Microsoft Office upgrades, archiving a Time Capsule, several aspects of MobileMe, and more.Show full article

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