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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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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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ChronoSync 4.5.3 and ChronoAgent 1.4.7

Apple and Google Spark Civil Rights Debate

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0

1Password 4.4.3

1Password 5 Touches New Heights in iOS 8

How to Test Bash for Shellshock Vulnerabilities

Apple Updates Bash for the Shellshock Vulnerability

SpamSieve 2.9.16

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

 

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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

iCloud Flaw Not Source of Celebrity Photo Theft

Chapter 13 of “Take Control of OS X Server” Now Available

Search in Private with DuckDuckGo

CloudPull 2.5.4

Safari 7.0.6 and 6.1.6

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