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Mac OS X Zip Expanding Utility

Firefox (and possibly other applications) may ask you what you want to do with .zip archives that you download from the Internet. If you want to expand them with Mac OS X (rather than StuffIt Expander), you may be unsure of which application actually does the job. You're looking for Archive Utility (in Leopard and later) or BOMArchiveHelper (in Tiger). In either case, the application is stored in Hard Drive/System/Library/Core Services/. Don't move it from there, though, or you'll confuse matters.

 
 

When Your Numbers Get Serious, Read “Take Control of Numbers”

If you’re looking to make better use of the free copy of Numbers that Apple now includes with every Mac, Sharon Zardetto’s new “Take Control of Numbers” offers the essential instruction you need to input, calculate, sort, filter, format, and chart your data on the Mac with ease.

 
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