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Better Text Formatting in iPhoto

If you're creating a card or book in iPhoto, and you're not happy with the formatting options for the text (such as line spacing or justification), copy the text out to TextEdit, make the changes you want there, and paste it back into iPhoto, which will retain your changes.

 
 

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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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

Keeping Up with the Snoops 3: A New Hope

Google+ Integration with Gmail Requires Privacy Consideration

 

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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

CloudPull 2.5.3

1Password 4.0.9

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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>