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Disable Caps Lock

If you find yourself pressing the Caps Lock key accidentally as much as I do, note that you can disable it entirely in Mac OS X. Open the Keyboard & Mouse preference pane, click the Modifier Keys button, and in the dialog that appears, select No Action from the Caps Lock pop-up menu. You could remap it to another modifier instead, but that might make using differently configured Macs more difficult.


Comcast Expanding Data Caps: How You Can Respond

Comcast is rolling out data caps to more of its cable Internet customers. Josh Centers lists your options for dealing with them.

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