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Boost Netflix Volume

Is your streamed movie in Netflix too quiet to hear without straining? In Boom, click the Mac Volume button, then enable the Boom Volume slider and move it all the way to the right to increase your Mac's system volume.

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How to Test Bash for Shellshock Vulnerabilities

If you’ve been looking for a comprehensive set of tests to determine whether a given installation of Bash — on OS X or another Unix-based system — is vulnerable to Shellshock, here are the tests we’ve settled on.

 
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1Password 5 Touches New Heights in iOS 8

Apple Updates Bash for the Shellshock Vulnerability

SpamSieve 2.9.16

Macs Mostly Safe from Bash Vulnerability, but Be Ready to Patch

Apple Goes Public on Privacy

Security Update 2014-004 (Lion and Mountain Lion)

Safari 6.2 and 7.1

Apple Pay Aims to Disrupt Payment Industry

Tim Cook Promises Improved iCloud Security

 

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
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