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Track Bandwidth Use with VirusBarrier X6

If you have monthly bandwidth limits, it's useful to know how much data you have used so far to avoid overage charges or being shut off by your ISP. But how do you determine how much data your Mac has transferred? Open VirusBarrier X6's Traffic window to see both current and cumulative traffic, and you can also create warnings when your data usage - incoming, outgoing, or both - exceeds an amount you specify.

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Apologies for the Look Spam

In which Adam apologizes for allowing spam to sneak through our defenses and be delivered to about half of the TidBITS text issue list.

 
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Monster List of Mac Backup Software Updated

Tune In Tomorrow For Apple Event Coverage

Google Serving Itself DMCA Takedown Notices on Chrome Videos?

Searching for the iPhone 3G Case of My Dreams

Best Buy to Sell iPhone in United States

Microsoft Office 2008 and 2004 Receive Updates

Gasseé Says Apple Played Chicken with MobileMe Launch

MobileMe Repairs Itself for Little Old Me

Totally an iPhone 3G Owner

Very nearly an iPhone 3G owner

 

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Apple Stores Ready for 3G Onslaught

AT&T Waking Up Early Friday for iPhone Sales

The Hole in My Backup Plan

Discovering Sparse Bundle Disk Images

Print Custom Text and Photo M&M's

MobileMe Oh My (or, Apple Breaks Record in Making My Book Obsolete)

Updated .Mac Book to Require Major Find-and-Replace?

The Broadband Service of My Dreams

Tip: See Dictionary Definitions in Real Time

Kensington SaddleBag Ultra: The Same Old Bag, in a Good Way

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>