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Ten improvements we'd like to see in OS X

Apple has promised yearly updates to Mac OS X, and with WWDC approaching, it's time to think about what we'd like to see in the next version of the venerable desktop operating system.

Mac Gems: Stay keeps your windows exactly where you want them

Cordless Dog's Stay ensures your windows stay where you want them. It's a useful utility for Mac users who switch between multiple monitor configurations, such as MacBook owners who connect to an external display.

How to import calendars

No, Mountain Lion's Calendar application doesn't come equipped with a holiday calendar (nor the schedule of your favorite team) but it's easy to add. Chris Breen explains.

Get social with OS X's Twitter integration

Senior editor Dan Moren shows you how to set up your Twitter account on OS X.

Apple keeps patching Java on OS X Snow Leopard after proposed drop-dead date

Apple Tuesday patched Java for the aged OS X Snow Leopard and tweaked Safari to give users more control over what websites they let run the vulnerability plagued Oracle software.

Control Time Machine from the command line

Whether you manage remote Macs or just love delving into the nitty-gritty, you need to know about this command-line tool for Time Machine.

How to handle Notification Center annoyances

You might rely on the Reminders app, but sometimes its banner notifications stack up. That gets awfully annoying. Here are a few ways to handle things, without losing (or forgetting about!) your reminders.

Remains of the Day: We happy few

Yahoo and Apple may be the latest superhero team-up to hit Silicon Valley, while Apple could be considering plans to space-ify its retail stores. And Steve Jobs's life is translated into yet another genre.

The seven best OS X tricks you're not using

It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it: find overlooked OS X tricks. Here’s a collection that probably includes items you’ve missed, too.

Remains of the Day: Back in a flash

One analyst contends that Apple's real business model is storage, which at least explains why it's building such a huge new headquarters. Plus, your iMessages are really way more secure than they probably need to be.