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Avoid Naming Pear Note Files

If you create a lot of documents, coming up with a name for them can sometimes be a hassle. This is especially true now that search is becoming a more prevalent way to find documents. Pear Note provides a way to have the application automatically generate a filename so you can avoid this hassle. To use this:

  1. Open Saving under Pear Note's preferences.
  2. Select a default save location.
  3. Select a default save name template (Pear Note's help documents all the fields that can be automatically filled in).
  4. Check the box stating that Command-S saves without prompting.
  5. If you decide you want to name a particular note later, just use Save As... instead.

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How Spotlight Suggestions Handles Privacy

In iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite Spotlight now searches the Internet, not just your local device, for the information you are looking for. Going beyond Apple’s documentation, Security Editor Rich Mogull digs into how Apple provides relevant results, while still managing your privacy.

 
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