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How to download an MP3 to an iPod Touch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download free music from the internet to itunes on the iphone/ipad without using a mac/pc? I have a new (4gen) iPod Touch. There's an MP3 on the web that I want ...
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How can I run/stop/relaunch an application automatically, at boot/login/some other time?

How do you make a script or app to run or stop running automatically when the system is booted, a user logs on, at a specific time, when a disk is attached, etc.?
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7answers
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How can I use Gmail as the default mail client app in Mac OS X?

I use Gmail as my e-mail client, but when I click on a "mailto:" link, the Mail.app is opened. Is there a way to avoid the Mail.app opening in this case? Can I open Gmail instead?
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Recording the sound of my Mac

Is there a way to capture the currently playing "sounds" ? For instance, If I want to copy (to an audio-file) the noise I make while playing a flash game, is there a way to record what is currently ...
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1answer
523 views

Facebook App for iPhone and Photo upload [closed]

When I upload a picture from the Facebook App on the iPhone, the picture is placed in "Mobile Uploads" but it doesn't appear on the Wall. I have to share the picture from the web broswer on a computer ...
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5answers
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How Do I Set the Default Language in Pages?

In Pages, you can change the default language to British English in the Inspector --> Text --> "More" tab --> Language: British English. However, this reverts somehow in every launch of Pages. How do ...
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1answer
591 views

Automator folder action questions

As I asked in this post, I could make it that a file in a directory can be renamed automatically, but I have some questions about this action. Where to the workflow files are copied? When I run ...
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2answers
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Can I remote desktop into a Windows-based corporate network from my iPad?

Possible duplicate: iPads in the corporate world Has anyone remote desktop into a Windows-based corporate network with an iPad? What has been your experience? How do you address the ...
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2answers
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How can I revive dead pixels on my iPod Touch (second generation)?

I've got lines on the top of my iPod Touch (2nd gen) and they won't go away. I've checked some other forums and they told me to: Turn the brightness all the way up and go to some funky strobing ...
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2answers
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What's the tool that can do some actions when a file is copied?

I use Cmd+L to make a alias, and the alias has "alia" appended to the original file name. I move the link to a directory, then remove the "alias" part manually. Is there a tool that can do this kind ...
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1answer
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What's the difference between alias and link?

I see that the size of alias is 167.7kB, whereas symbolic link is just 4kB. What's the difference between the two, or what's the purpose of them? Which one is preferable? For the case that the ...
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1answer
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How do I connect an iPad to a projector?

How do I connect an iPad to a standard overhead projector? Currently the projector is connected to my laptop via standard cable.
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2answers
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How do I see the currently running applications on an iPod Touch?

There is only one button at the bottom of my iPod Touch. To close applications, I press the home button. Does it really close applications, or does it just display the home page and an extra thread ...
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2answers
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Running Leopard on a MacBook Pro that shipped with Snow Leopard

I have a MacBook Pro with 10.6 pre-installed. Is there a way to use this machine to test my software on 10.5? Do I need 10.5, or is there is a mode within 10.6 with which I can run 10.5? If I need ...
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2answers
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Browsing left (up) in column view with no horizontal scroll bar?

Sometimes in an "Open" or "Save" dialog you want to go one directory up. It is in column view, but there simply is no column to the left and no horizontal scroll bar. Is there a way to go up one ...
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5answers
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How well does the Apple Magic Trackpad perform as a mouse replacement?

I'm planning to replace my mouse entirely with the Apple Magic Trackpad on my desktop Mac. My work involves lots of typing (both code and prose). I also use Aperture quite a bit for processing photos. ...
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5answers
1k views

Can you install Google Chrome on an iOS Device

Is it possible to install Google Chrome web browser on an iOS device?
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1answer
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Gmail in iPhone: How to delete on swipe?

On iphone 3GS I have iOS version 4.1 running. The thing is when I swipe a mail in my Gmail account on iPhone, it always displays the Archive button. So, to delete some mail in my inbox I always have ...
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10answers
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How do I back up my iPhone contacts to iTunes over USB?

How do I back up my iPhone contacts to iTunes over USB? I followed the standard procedure and my contacts were wiped out on my iPhone so I am scared about backing them up.
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7answers
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Good simple Clipboard manager

I'm used to using Ditto on windows, and need something similar on my mac mini. Any Suggestions?
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1answer
285 views

How can I get Preview to open up in the Foreground?

Here's what's currently happening: I use Chrome. I go to some website that has a PDF that I want to view on a hyperlink. I don't like viewing PDFs in the browser (even though I know this is ...
2
votes
1answer
296 views

Will iPhone App Update to new version will remove all the ratings? [closed]

I plan to update my app with new features. If I publish a new version say V 1.0.1 then will I loose all my ratings from version 1.0.
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3answers
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When is the locate database updated?

I use the locate command in Terminal regularly. When does its database get updated? On other systems, I could run updatedb as root to force it to update. Note: I know using mdfind to search with ...
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2answers
378 views

iPhone App Update from a Development Point of View [closed]

I am doing iPhone development and my first app is in the market. First week was pretty good but now it is loosing momentum. If I provide an update to the app will it improve the app exposure in the ...
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3answers
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What is the best way to make backups on my MacBook Pro?

What is the best way to make automatic backups on my MacBook Pro? It's more preferable that synchronization will perform via Wi-Fi. I heard that Apple's Time Capsule has short-living time, so I ...
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1answer
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iPhone 4 internet tethering problem

I'm a user of Movistar (Spain) iPhone 4 mobile. I'm trying to activate the internet tethering and seems to all work fine. By default can be selectable. So, I put it on and connect it to my laptop ...
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1answer
185 views

What can be the different filetypes of videos shot using iPhone/iPod Touch?

Is it mp4 or m4v or mov? I'm not sure. Please tell me what can be the different formats shot using iPhone or iPod Touch THANX!!
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Keep Preview from autoresizing print output

Whenever I want to print a PDF file from Preview, the print dialog defaults to shrink the page to fit the bounds of the page. I have to manually select scale: and enter 100 into the text field. Is ...
0
votes
1answer
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is there a slipcase for 17" MacBook Pros which opens at the side?

I carry my 17" MBP in my laptop pannier, into which it just fits in portrait orientation. I'd like to protect it with a slipcase, but I don't want to have to take the slipcase out of the pannier to ...
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3answers
255 views

Diagnosing a broken laptop

I have a 12" PowerBook with no HD and a dead screen. I'm trying to determine if the actual LCD is broken or if it is "just" the graphics card, without taking out the screen and transfering it to ...
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2answers
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How to delete everything on an iPod Touch?

I would like to give my iPod touch as a gift to someone I know, but I want to be sure that there is nothing left on it to avoid giving data with it... How do I clean the iPod ?
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1answer
167 views

Photo Taking Application with Jokes

I plan to get an iPhone, one of the tricks I can think of is to use it to play a joke on my friends. This is how the joke goes. I would ask my friend to pose for me in the name of testing the quality ...
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6answers
1k views

Good Newsgroup Client for OS X

I've just switched to OS X and am struggling to find a good, easy to use, and preferably free/cheap newsgroup reader. Does anyone have any good suggestions?
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5answers
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Is there any way to upload a screenshot from an ipad to this site (or other StackExchange sites)?

So I capture a screenshot with my handy "[HOME]-[POWER]" combo, and draw freehand arrows on it in Adobe Ideas (because I like their line smoothing) to highlight my problem, but: I can't find any way ...
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votes
4answers
276 views

iPads in the corporate world

Is anyone using an iPad in the corporate world? If you are: Is it better than carrying around a laptop, and if so, how? Do iPads connect to networks like notebooks do? Can I remote into my Windows ...
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4answers
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Safari is using too much RAM. How can I reduce its memory footprint?

I'm finding Safari (Latest - v5.0.2) to be even more of a memory hog than usual. (Currently using 465mb of RAM with only this tab open, but having been running for a while) Closing it and ...
4
votes
4answers
751 views

Can I use tethering to let an iPad use an iPhone's 3G?

Given an iPad that doesn't have 3G but only wifi, can I make this use the 3G connection of an iPhone 4? Does this require a cable between the devices, or does it work over (bluetooth|wifi?) ?
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1answer
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Antennagate: how much of the phone's side should I not touch?

Antennagate indicates that I should avoid touching that spot of the iPhone where the two metal pieces nearly touch each other - touching here would electrically bridge the two pieces and decrease ...
2
votes
2answers
346 views

Some PDFs created by MS Word 2007's Save-as-PDF feature (on Windows) don't display correctly on Mac OS / iOS

Some PDFs created by MS Word 2007's Save as PDF feature (on Windows) don't display correctly on Mac OS using the built-in PDF handling. They display correctly using Acrobat, Photoshop, Inkscape, or ...
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2answers
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OS X - AppleScript Question about moving files daily to another folder (folders vary)

I am currently using this ( http://lifehacker.com/193778/download-of-the-day--auto+applescript-tickler-file ) for a tickler file system and have it setup in my Dropbox (so it works across systems). ...
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6answers
4k views

Has anyone experienced ergonomic problems with the Magic Mouse? [closed]

I used a Magic Mouse for the past few months. Very soon after I started using it I developed some aching in my hand. Over time this has grown to be more or less constant, even when not using the mouse ...
6
votes
3answers
8k views

Is there any way to have an iPad auto update its date and time?

On my iPhone, my date and time are set automatically. Is there any way to do the same thing on the iPad to ensure it always displays the correct time?
3
votes
1answer
953 views

WiFi Connection Lost Periodically - Must Reboot iPod Touch to Restore

I have a 2nd generation iPod Touch running OS 4 that I (usually) leave powered on 24x7. What I notice that I am unable to go online - I cannot check my email, browse the web, etc. My guess is that my ...
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3answers
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Why does GPS on the iPhone use so much power?

I keep reading in articles that GPS on the iPhone, or any cell phone for that matter, uses a lot of power, but I've never heard an explanation of why. Why is this? The phone doesn't have to transmit ...
2
votes
1answer
759 views

Upgrading from Parallels Desktop 5 to 6 caused DNS query resolution “slowness” at Mac OS level

Anybody else feeling this/have any idea how to fix it without reinstalling Snow Leopard? This seems very similar to problems PD used to have back in 2008 (forum link) FWIW, my current network ...
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vote
1answer
338 views

iPhone / iPod / iPad Sync Problems

I have an iPhone 4, iPod Touch and iPad... And I have problems with syncing. If I download an app directly to my iPhone and put it in a folder, and then sync my iPhone with my Mac, it will pull that ...
3
votes
1answer
401 views

Does the new AppleTV need to be connected to the internet to access content on my Mac?

Does the new AppleTV need to be connected to the internet to access content on my Mac?
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14answers
87k views

What's a good Windows RDP client for Mac?

I administer a number of Windows machines, and am trying to find a really good application to remote desktop in to them from my Mac. I've tried CoRD, and I really like its library approach to saved ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Using git on the iPhone

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS running 4.0.1, and I recently installed git from Cydia just for fun. I've noticed in recent weeks that a number of developers have been throwing their theme/plugin ...
2
votes
1answer
238 views

In Pages, What is this Line Under a Rectangle Shape?

There is a persistent thing going on in Pages where there is a line under a rectangle shape when I make it. How do I get rid of it? I don't want it to show up when I export the document to a PDF.

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