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SelfControl Blocks Internet Time Bandits

What do you do if you rely on the Internet for your job, but also find yourself constantly distracted by it? SelfControl, a customizable Internet blocking application, can help!Show full article

VeriSign Brings Authentication Tokens to iPhone

Security tokens can dramatically reduce the odds that a malefactor could access your account on a banking, commerce, or even webmail site. Now VeriSign has built an iPhone application that generates such tokens for several major sites.Show full article

iBagz Keeps Your iPod Dry

Is your iPod also your running partner? What about when it gets rainy? While lots of water-proofing methods exist, it can be hard to find one you can trust. Jeff Merron takes a look at his new favorite: iBagz.Show full article

Ten Surprising Uses of BBEdit

Recently Matt Neuburg has observed himself using the text editor BBEdit for a lot of things that don't have all that much to do with editing text. And the great news is that the freeware TextWrangler can do almost all of them too. Here's a quick report.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 06-Apr-09

Notable software releases this week include iTunes 8.1.1, Default Folder X 4.2, VMware Fusion 2.0.3, Camino 1.6.7, NeoOffice 3.0, Fetch 5.3.1, WireTap Studio 1.0.9, and Panorama 5.5.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 06-Apr-09

Read on for a collection of links to interesting articles and resources that the TidBITS staff discovered on the Web this week.Show full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 06-Apr-09

This week's discussions veer from the practical to the farcical, as readers note the added support of Gopher in OmniWeb; the move to February 2010 for the next Macworld Conference and Expo; problems with MobileMe, Safari 4 beta, and Skype; Apple's reluctance to provide informative release notes; the pricing of apps in the App Store; and exporting HD video to the Apple TV. Also covered is making Time Machine backups over a network, the awesomeness of Unicomp keyboards, and Apple's latest missing system update.Show full article

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