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Fun Way to Send Attachments in Mail

If you're working in a file that you want to attach to a message in Apple Mail, you can transfer the file to Mail easily: From the title bar of the file's window, drag the little proxy icon to Mail's icon on the Dock. Your Mac will make Mail the active application and open a new outgoing message, with the file attached.

(If your icon won't drag, the file probably isn't saved.)

 
 

Apple and Google Spark Civil Rights Debate

By both dramatically enhancing phone encryption and marketing it as a defense against government snooping, Apple and Google are accelerating an important debate on civil rights and the role of government in our lives.

 
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How Apple Protects Your iPhone from Your Employer

iCloud: The Anti-Social Network

FTC Ruling in Apple In-App Purchase Case Generates Controversy

Grading Obama’s Proposed NSA Reforms

Google+ Integration with Gmail Requires Privacy Consideration

 

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