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View Extra Battery Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, Option-click the Battery icon in the menu bar to show the battery's current condition - Normal is good. Other messages might read Replace Soon, Replace Now, Check Battery, or Service Battery. Choosing the message opens a Mac Help document with more information.

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Force Touch Trackpad Makes MacBooks More Compelling

Julio Ojeda-Zapata put Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad through its paces and found its features to be flawlessly executed, fairly useful, and wicked cool. He is not yet persuaded to give up the mouse he uses at his office desk, though.

 
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Security Update 2015-003 (Yosemite)

Macs Not Vulnerable to BadUSB Attack

Security Update 2015-002 (Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite)

New 12-inch MacBook Joins Updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro

How to Proof EPUBs on the iPad with iBooks

1Password 5.1

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0.5

 

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>
 

Security Update 2015-001 (Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

Apple Releases OS X 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3, and Apple TV 7.0.3

Thunderstrike Proof-of-Concept Attack Serious, but Limited

The TidBITS Wishlist for Apple in 2015

OS X NTP Security Update (Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion)

Apple Mail: The Yosemite Progress Report

Five Fixes for OS X 10.10 Yosemite

How to Change the Font in Messages in Yosemite

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