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Track Bandwidth Use with VirusBarrier X6

If you have monthly bandwidth limits, it's useful to know how much data you have used so far to avoid overage charges or being shut off by your ISP. But how do you determine how much data your Mac has transferred? Open VirusBarrier X6's Traffic window to see both current and cumulative traffic, and you can also create warnings when your data usage - incoming, outgoing, or both - exceeds an amount you specify.

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How to Change the Font in Messages in Yosemite

If you’re unhappy with the thin Helvetica text in Messages in Yosemite, particularly for your white-on-blue bubbles, read on for the trick to bringing back at least some of the configurability that Messages previously enjoyed.

 
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Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 12: Software Updates

Chapter 12 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

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Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 11: Wiki Services

Chapter 11 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

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Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 10: Web Services

Chapter 10 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

 

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Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 9: Mobile Device Management

Chapter 9 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 8: Mail Services

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Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 7: Collaboration Services

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Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 6: File Sharing

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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>