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How can I prevent iPhoto from launching everytime I plug my iPad/iPhone?

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You can plug in you iPad, open "Image Capture" and turn off opening iPhoto upon connecting there.

Here is a picture showing what to look for on Snow Leopard.

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Preferences > General > "Connecting Camera Opens ..."
set it to "No Application"

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