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TUESDAY, MARCH 26

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Want to know what's running in the background on OS X? Open the ProcessViewer. It's in the Utilities folder inside your Applications folder.

You can see each process running, its owner (the person or process that launched it), its ID, and how much memory and CPU time it takes up. Click the More Info triangle at the bottom and get, yes, more info, including how much total processor time it has used.

TODAY IN COMPUTER HISTORY

On March 26, 1993, Apple announced that it would license to five other companies the use of its Newton (Apple's hand-held computer) technology. This represented the first time that Apple released a license, thus allowing the opportunity for "clones."

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