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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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Apple Opens iWork Web-only Access to All

Everyone, even those who don’t own an Apple device, can now get free access to the Web version of Apple’s iWork apps — Pages, Numbers, and Keynote — along with 1 GB of iCloud storage.

 
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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

Chapter 8 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

Skype 6.19

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

Chapter 7 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

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

Chapter 6 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

 

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>
 

“Take Control of Your Apple Wi-Fi Network” Answers Wi-Fi Questions

Yahoo and AOL Damage Mailing Lists and Email Forwarding

Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 5: DNS Service

Chapter 5 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 4: Directory Services

Chapter 4 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 3: Preparation and Installation

Chapter 3 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

Safari 7.0.4 and 6.1.4

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