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Increase Boom Volume Quickly

If you're using Boom to increase the volume on your Mac, you can change the amount to which Boom increases the volume quickly in two ways. Either use the slider available from Boom's menu bar icon, or enable and set hotkeys (Command-Shift-+ and Command-Shift-- by default). Then, when you need that push to 11, more volume is available at the click of the mouse or tap of the keyboard.

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iTunes Pass: How to Buy iTunes Store Credit via Passbook

You can now use Passbook to purchase iTunes Store credit at an Apple Store. Josh Centers explains how to set up Apple’s new iTunes Pass.

 
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