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Shell tricks: the OS X open command

Nice little bit of command-line nerdery from Brett Terpstra, showing you all the cool/handy stuff you can do with the open command in OS X's Unix shell. If you don't use Terminal once in a while, you're missing out.

Brett Terpstra: OS X Mavericks and tagging

The improved support for file-tagging in OS X Mavericks is Apple's latest attempt to wean us from the traditional system of storing our files in a bunch of deeply nested folders. Brett Terpstra applauds that effort.

Wrangling email: How I keep my inbox under control

Every person's system for dealing with the flood of incoming email messages evolves over time. Here's how one particularly savvy Mac and iPhone user does it.