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Open a Finder Window with the App Switcher

If you don't have any Finder windows open and want to switch to the Finder and open a window in one fell swoop, bring up the app switcher with Command-Tab and tab over to the Finder icon. While still holding down Command, press the Option key, and then release the Command key. You're switched to the Finder, with a new default window open for you.

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Apple Releases OS X 10.10.1, iOS 8.1.1, and Apple TV 7.0.2

Apple has updated all three of its major platforms for increased reliability and security.

 
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Downcast 1.0.11

GarageBand 10.0.2

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