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Set Per-Folder Views in the Finder

Tired of navigating to a particular folder and having to switch to List View every time? With Finder in Leopard, you can set viewing preference for each individual folder. Just navigate to it, and set the view the way you want (Column, List, Icon, or Cover Flow). Then choose View > Show View Options (Command-J) and in the window that appears, select the Always Open In... checkbox.

 
 

Thwarting Twitter’s Upcoming Data Collection

Twitter’s recent announcement that it will scan and analyze your installed iOS apps may explain the mystery of why the company has turned against third-party developers. Josh Centers explains how to keep your app information from Twitter’s prying eyes.

 
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Safari 8.0.2, 7.1.2, and 6.2.2

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Little Snitch 3.5

CrashPlan 3.6.4

 

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CloudPull 2.6.1

1Password 5.0.2

Security Update 2014-005 (Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

SpamSieve 2.9.17

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0.2

SuperDuper 2.7.3

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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>