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Option-Click AirPort Menu for Network Details

If you hold down the Option key while clicking the AirPort menu in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, you'll see not just the names of nearby Wi-Fi networks, but additional details about the selected network. Details include the MAC address of the network, the channel used by the base station, the signal strength (a negative number; the closer to zero it is, the stronger the signal), and the transmit rate in megabits per second showing actual network throughput. If you hover the cursor over the name of a network to which you're not connected, a little yellow pop-up shows the signal strength and type of encryption.

 
 

Security Update 2015-004 (Mountain Lion, Mavericks)

Wide-ranging list of vulnerability fixes mirrors many of those patched by 10.10.3 Yosemite. (Free, various sizes)

 
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Tinderbox 6.2

LaunchBar 6.3

Final Cut Pro X 10.2, Compressor 4.2, Motion 5.2

OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Supplemental Update 1.0

DEVONagent Lite, Express, and Pro 3.9.1

FileMaker Pro 13.0.9

iTunes 12.1.2

GraphicConverter 9.6.1

1Password 5.3

Safari 8.0.5, 7.1.5, and 6.2.5

 

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Evernote 6.0.8

iFlicks 2.2

Fantastical 2.0.2

TweetDeck 3.9.482

LaunchBar 6.2

ChronoSync 4.6 and ChronoAgent 1.5.1

BusyContacts 1.0.2

Napkin 1.5

Backblaze 4.0

PDFpen and PDFpenPro 7.1

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