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Set Your Default Printer

If you print mostly to a single printer, make sure it's selected in the Print & Fax preference pane's Default Printer pop-up menu.


Harry Potter and the iBooks Author

Apple’s iBooks Store now offers enhanced editions of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. A look inside reveals that the enhancements come courtesy of iBooks Author.

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