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iCal Alerts You Can't Miss

Did you miss that tiny little iCal alert dialog? Use a more prominent Open File alarm.

First save an image, text file, sound, or movie that will really fill your screen and grab your attention.

Select an iCal event and choose Open File as the alert type. Choose your unmissable file as the one to open.

Set more alerts with more files to open for the same event if you like. You won't miss an appointment with one of these alerts!

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You Are Apple’s Greatest Security Challenge

As the recent celebrity photo thefts showed, Apple now faces the cloud-security challenges that few other companies — even international banks — have had to address so far.

 
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Safari 6.1.2 (Mountain Lion and Lion)

Security Update 2014-001 (Mountain Lion and Lion)

10.9.2 Fixes Critical SSL Security Bug, Adds FaceTime Audio

Apple Updates iOS and Apple TV to Fix Critical SSL Security Bug

SuperDuper 2.7.2

CrashPlan 3.6.3

How Apple Protects Your iPhone from Your Employer

ChronoSync 4.4.4 and ChronoAgent 1.4.5

 

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Keeping Up with the Snoops 3: A New Hope

Google+ Integration with Gmail Requires Privacy Consideration

Keeping Up with the Snoops 2: The 4th Amendment Strikes Back

1Password 4.1.1

Are We Ready for the Post-Snowden Internet?

Use Time Machine with the 802.11ac AirPort Extreme Base Station

ChronoSync 4.4.3 and ChronoAgent 1.4.4

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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,
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