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Do any window managers allow me to snap windows to the sides of the display?

Can you recommend a Window Manager for the Mac? I would like to have a keyboard shortcut that would snap a windows to the left or right half of my screen.
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1answer
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What tool do I best use to automatically cleanup / correct / complement the song info of all songs in my iTunes library? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any features like winamp auto tag exists for iTunes? Please suggest both mac and windows tools. Please also tell us about your experience with this tool.
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4answers
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Is there an OS X dashboard widget for notes from the iPhone Notes app?

I'm looking for a Dashboard widget for OS X that allows you to read and edit notes—the pieces of text in iPhone Notes application and Mail.app. (I.e., something analogous to the To Do Widget which ...
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8answers
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Do you know a simple sound booster app for Mac?

Some videos on websites have the sound volume so low that even with all sound settings at maximum levels it's hard to listen. I'm looking for an app that would allow me to boost the Mac's volume. ...
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1answer
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Is there a non-Rosetta app for Snow Leopard similar to Hotspot Shield?

Is there any application similar to Hotspot Shield that I can use in Snow Leopard without requiring Rosetta? For those who don't know, Hotspot Shield provides a VPN access so you can browse ...
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7answers
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Is an iPhone call recorder theoretically possible?

NOTE: I know neither the iPhone SDK or Objective C, just wondering if possible. I know obviously it would have to be on a Jailbroken device anyway, but it is technically possible for a iPhone call ...
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4answers
16k views

How can I set up a virtual machine on my MacBook Pro?

Ideally, I'm looking for free or low-cost solutions... I'd like to test out a variety of operating systems (windows, linux, mac os, etc). Any help is appreciated!
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3answers
495 views

What are the development tools on the Mac?

Are there any development tools like NetBeans or Eclipse on OS X that I can use to write an application?
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2answers
2k views

App that scans local network for shared folders?

I'm looking for an application that can scan my local network and report any shared folders it finds. I've tried iStumbler, but it only gives you information on machines that are sharing with ...
3
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6answers
290 views

Viewer for excel files

Other than openoffice, can you suggest a light free viewer for excel files?
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7answers
1k views

Is there a good / acceptable blog-publishing application on Mac OS X?

On Windows, there is the pretty good Windows Live Writer. I have always been told that there is no equivalent on Mac. What would be the best alternative? Some details about pros/cons, missing ...
3
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1answer
601 views

Multiple tags on music in iTunes?

Is there any plugin for iTunes making it possible to tag the music with multiple tags (not ID3-tags or genre)? Just like last.fm does, e.g. "soft electronic african female-vocalist"? Genres are so ...
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5answers
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Real alternative to Tag&Rename

I was using Tag&Rename (an MP3 tag editor) on Windows and I'm looking for a real alternative for OSX.
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13answers
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How can I make my Mac a DLNA server and/or client?

How can I make my Mac be a DLNA server and/or client?
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4answers
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Is there a tool I can use to securely wipe data from iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch?

Is there a tool or application that will securely wipe an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad (i.e. any iOS device?) I'm not interested in a complete wipe that would brick the device. Rather, I'd want to ...
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2answers
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Is there a quick, free viewer for Word docs?

TextEdit will open them, but often doesn't display them correctly. I really like QuickLook, but it won't stay open and doesn't allow for copying text. OpenOffice seems to read the files adequately, ...
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6answers
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Are there any features like Winamp's auto tag exist for iTunes?

It took me 3 months to ID3 Tag all of the MP3s (artist, album, released year, etc) in my iTunes library. It was annoying. I saw that Winamp solves this problem with an "Auto Tag" feature. Is there ...
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16answers
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Is there a free, lightweight text editor that isn't text-only but also isn't a heavyweight IDE?

I'm not really satisfied with the text-editors available for Mac OS X. I tried TextWrangler, Smultron, Coda, SubEthaEdit, TextMate and others I do not remember. But none of the above satisfied my ...
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5answers
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Free screen capture tool that has decent annotation

I'm looking for a free screen capture tool that has decent annotation. I want to be able to do the following: Highlight an area Dim everything but the selected area Draw arrows Blur selected areas ...
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6answers
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Is there a image editor like Windows' Paint for OS X?

I tried out several image editors mentioned on this site but I tested some of them like (Pixen and Seashore) I was very disappointed. These apps were so simple and was too low level. What do you ...
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8answers
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What is the best media player for the mac (besides .mov - e.g., .mp3, .wmv, .avi, .mpg, etc)

I've recently switched from PC to Mac, so I'm slowly building a library of useful utilities. So, any recommendations for the best generic media player? On the PC - I've found the VLC player to be ...
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2answers
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Faster alternative to ShakesPeer?

I've used ShakesPeer for it's clean and Mac-like interface. But the downloads are really slow. Is there a faster alternative to ShakesPeer? Preferably having at least the same features as ShakesPeer ...
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1answer
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Is there a configurable “word-of-the-day”-screensaver/ -widget

I am looking for a "word-of-the-day" screensaver or dashboard widget where I can configure (e.g. in a text file) that "words" to be displayed?
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1answer
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Is biteSMS or iRealSMS a better all-around iPhone SMS replacement app?

Which one is better in terms of features, ease-of-use, and performance?
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1answer
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Applications for finding iPhone 4 locally?

Like many people, I'm having trouble finding an iPhone 4 for purchase in my area. Right now, I'm using an advanced Twitter search to monitor tweets in my area, looking for people celebrating the ...
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3answers
1k views

What are some alternatives to Shazam for iOS?

What are some good alternatives to Shazam?
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3answers
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Can any apps print from the iPhone?

Can any apps print from the iPhone? Preferably via WiFi...and to an Epson PX710 all-in-one in my case.
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5answers
683 views

Where can I find free WMA Conversion Software?

I have a huge collection of WMA files (from my Zune days). And of course, my iPhones can't do anything with them. Does anyone know of TRULY free (preferably open-source) WMA conversion software? Is ...
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4answers
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Is there an app to read the Palm Doc format (PDB) on iOS?

Any recommendations from actual users ? The files are non-DRM pdb books that I have on old Toshiba e830 PocketPC. I am specially interested in software that can handles non English encoding well ...
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4answers
949 views

BBM-like iPhone app?

I keep hearing all this hoopla about BBM (Blackberry Messenger) and I want in on the fun. Is there anything similar to BBM out there for the iPhone? I heard WhatsApp was something like it, but just ...
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9answers
233 views

iPhone apps to keep a toddler amused in an 'emergency'?

Preferably free - kids shows / films from iTunes are an obvious one.
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0answers
228 views

Is there an iPhone podcatcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone I was glad to see that you can download podcasts directly from the iTunes app on the iPhone, ...
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13answers
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Is there an iPhone App for reading PDF files?

After having used Eucalyptus and Stanza apps on my iPhone, I really can't read printed books while traveling any more. What similar app can I use to transfer, store and read my own pdf files on my ...