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Using Keyboard Commands While Screen Sharing

In Snow Leopard, screen sharing now properly transfers all keyboard commands to the remote server. For example, the Command-Tab application switcher switches applications only on the remote system's screen.

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Doug McLean

 
 

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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OS X Server 3.2.1

Macs Mostly Safe from Bash Vulnerability, but Be Ready to Patch

Security Update 2014-004 (Lion and Mountain Lion)

Apple Releases New iCloud Storage Plans

Prepare for Yosemite Now with Take Control Books

Search in Private with DuckDuckGo

 

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>
 

Mactracker 7.3.3

Apple Upgrades 2014 MacBook Pro CPUs and RAM, Lowers Prices

“Take Control of Beta Testing Yosemite” Says It All

MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.9

Mac Thunderbolt Docks: Belkin Versus the Clones

How Does the MacBook Air Compare to the Latest Ultrabooks, Surface?

Apple Introduces $49 Mac Pro Security Lock

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