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Is there a utility that allows to open a terminal window with a shortcut?

I often use the Terminal application, especially to commit code to a Git repository, and I don't want to have the window always open. Is there a utility that allows to open a terminal window using a ...
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2answers
565 views

Book and citation managers for OS X

I want to resolve two issues: keep track of my (e)books and be able to insert and manager citations or references with Scrivener. I would like to see what would you recommend for this. I found and ...
3
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1answer
341 views

Xcode not letting me open a specific project

When i try to open a specific project in xcode (i can open my other projects just not the most important one) i get this error I have gone in "Get Info" and made sure my account had complete ...
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2answers
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Jailbroken iPhone 3G Wi-Fi is greyed out, no 3G, need to open a mobileconfig file or load pan editing

I have a friend’s iPhone 3G that does not and has not at any time had the Wi-Fi connection available. It is greyed out with "No Wi-Fi". I have restored it a dozen times to no end. He wants me to put ...
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2answers
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What does “CMD + <” do in AZERTY keyboard?

What does CMD+< do in AZERTY keyboard layout? I'm trying to assign it to a program using apptivate, but it keeps telling me it is already assigned to a system-wide shortcut. I've been looking ...
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3answers
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Any way to extract notes from iPod Touch backup?

Is there any way for me to extract notes from an iPod Touch backup? I had forgotten to back up the notes on my old iPod Touch and subsequently lost all my notes on it. It's been a year and a half now, ...
2
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4answers
434 views

How to make screen zoom little bit less terrible?

You know how you zoom-in whole screen with your magic-trackpad + ctrl + 2fingers in snow leopard? The result is not-so-nice-looking screen. You can see pixels and basically the resolution is crapy... ...
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2answers
308 views

Settings to use in Garageband for creating sounds for an iPhone application?

I'm trying to create sounds to be used with a mobile app for iPhone. Is there a default setting in Garageband? Or is there another best practices way to get this accomplished? The sounds are spoken ...
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5answers
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What's the best way to extract audio from a video file?

I am a huge fan of HandBrake. It is the epitome of simple. Select a video file (or DVD), select a preset, select an output path, click Start. A certain amount of time later relative to the size/...
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2answers
527 views

Smooth zoom in safari

You know the way you smoothly zoom-in in mobile safari? How do I do that on my Mac + magic trackpad in regular safari?
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3answers
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CTRL+4 and CTRL+5 not working in OSX

Recently, I've noticed that my MacBook Pro 5,1 (mid 2009) running Snow Leopard 10.6.6 doesn't respond when I press CTRL+3 or CTRL+4. When, for instance, I'm in an application that has no bindings for ...
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1answer
229 views

What are the high level steps and limitations for unlocking & jailbreaking an original iPhone

My daughter has an original iPhone, aka iPhone 2G. It is currently unlocked and jailbroken, but that was all done about 2 years ago. She wants the latest iTunes now, so I am revisiting what the ...
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1answer
249 views

Use One User Account for Snow Leopard and Lion (Partitioned)

I'm thinking about partitioning my MBP (late 2008) to dual boot Snow Leopard and Lion. I found an article about running both OSes, and using the SL user account for both SL and Lion. Should I trust ...
3
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1answer
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Outlook 2011, Where are the mails stored?

Just as the mails in Outlook under windows are stored in a PST file , where are the mails in Outlook under Mac stored ? I understand they are stored as OLM files . But can anyone tell me the exact ...
2
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1answer
593 views

Restore OS after Harddrive upgrade

I planning to upgrade my 2010 MBP's Hadrdrive from 160GB to 500GB, I have alrerady lot of data on the existing disk, including Bootcamp partition. Could anyone suggest how to do I go ahead with ...
2
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4answers
1k views

Factory unlock iPhone 4

I'm in India. I bought an iPhone 4 some time back. The vendor informed me that it is a factory unlocked version (iPhone 4 is officially not launched in India yet). So, my questions are Is there a ...
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2answers
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How to connect my iphone to PC and edit my contacts and other things like I can do with my Nokia phone?

How to connect my iPhone to PC and edit my contacts and other things like I can do with my Nokia phone?
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4answers
394 views

Tweetdeck replacement for Mac

Is there a Tweetdeck replacement for mac? A program that'll allow me to post to both my Twitter account and Facebook accounts with a single action?
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1answer
702 views

Issues with document syncing between iOS and host computer [closed]

I had an app in my iphone which i recorded a meeting, (TSA) it said it was ready to sync to document folder. so I syncd and they all disappeared. Where is the document folder located? When itunes ...
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1answer
1k views

SMC issues on a MacBook Pro Thunderbolt

I've bought few months ago a MacBook Pro Thunderbolt 13'. As a Linux geek, I'm really happy with this computer, and it usually works fine. Unfortunately, three days ago, I wasn't able to restart it. ...
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3answers
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any way to remap keys for only one app?

I've seen the system wide tools (that all seem to just manipulate the default key bindings) that allow you to swap keys around, but has anyone found a way to swap keys for just one application? (no, ...
0
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1answer
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Syncing Address book to Google Apps doesn't sync groups

When I sync my address book on my mac to Google Apps (gmail) it doesn't sync groups. Is this normal?
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3answers
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Download iOS without connecting iPad

Is it possible to download the latest version of iOS without connecting my iPad? I have ordered the iPad, but it has still not come. So can I download and keep the iOS update in the meantime? Because ...
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1answer
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Is a “Not Charging” iPad still drawing power when not sleeping

When an iPad is "not charging" and is not sleeping, is it still drawing power from the USB port so it doesn't drain or at least drain slower?
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List of TV compatible iOS apps via HDMI iPad dongle [closed]

Update. Okay, I originally made this as a question when I intended to make it as a thread of TV compatible apps. Still, feel free to ask a question of such apps as I'll try them out. Below are two ...
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2answers
434 views

Are there any ipad applications or utilities that allow you to enter handwriting into a text field?

I've seen various iPad applications that allow you to take notes in your own handwriting. I'm wondering if there are any options for allowing a user to input handwritten data into input fields on web ...
0
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1answer
7k views

Will the OEM version of Windows 7 install okay on a Macbook Pro

We are considering getting a Macbook Pro but are quite heavily tied to windows application so want to install Windows 7 on it. Can you install the OEM version of Windows 7 on a Macbook Pro using boot ...
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2answers
448 views

Photoshop shortcuts only work sporadically

Using CMD+J on a layer to duplicate it works... sometimes. But not always. Using CMD+Ctrl+D (my own binding) to delete a layer works... sometimes. But not always. I'm unable to grasp why it only ...
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3answers
1k views

Checkers Game on Mac 10.4.11

I need to install Checkers game on my Mac 10.4.11 for my HCI project. Does anyone know a free download link? tnx
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4answers
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Is there a limit to how many iOS devices I can synch with iTunes?

I've heard about the 5 computer limit. I'm wondering if iOS devices are included in that or not.
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1answer
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Early 2011 MacBook Pro Memory Upgrade - What are the SO-DIMM memory specs?

What are the exact specs when shopping for early 2011 MacBook Pro SO-DIMM memory? I'll be uprading to the maximum of 8GB.
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3answers
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How do I burn a single ( > 7GB) file to multiple DVDs?

I have single file that is 7GB that I want to burn to multiple DVDs. Is there a way to do this that's built into Mac OS X? When I try through the finder, it informs me there is too much data and ...
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vote
3answers
1k views

Live news feed for iPad?

I have been leaving my iPad plugged into my dock and just keeping the Remote app running to display the album art. Which leaves me wondering, is there some sort of 'live news feed' app that I can get ...
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3answers
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How to add user to a group on command line?

With Linux/Unix, I can use useradd -G developers vivek to add vivek to the developer group. How can I do the same thing with Mac OS X? Then, how do I check if vivek is in developers group?
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5answers
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Is it safe to run/jog with a Flash drive Macbook Air?

I want to be able to put an 11" Macbook Air into a backpack and run to work/gym with it. Is that safe to do that, given these devices have no moving hard drive parts? What about the other components, ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

Quicktime for windows 7 64 bit

I am using windows 7 64 bit on hp probook 4520s and want to install quicktime, apple provided link give the quicktime to download and install but it give error of some assembly instruction. I think ...
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3answers
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How can I know if my MacBook pro supports 8 gb or not?

Here is my serial number:
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votes
4answers
580 views

Can I get (something like) an Apple wireless keyboard with numeric keypad?

That would be perfect; their current wireless keyboard is too laptop-like. I like having wide arrow keys, the delete/end/page up/page down/home keys. Otherwise, can someone recommend a similar option?...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How to copy paste Xcode warnings?

Is there a way to copy paste the content of this warnings in Xcode ?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

EDID loss on HDMI switching

I have a LCD tv hooked up to an HDMI switcher flipping between a Mac Mini (2006 snow leopard using a DVI - HDMI cable), cable tv and dvd player. Trouble is, whenever the switch goes away from mac ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

How can I enable SSH without using the gui or apple script on snow leopard?

A while back here How can I enable internet sharing without using the gui or apple script on snow leopard? I asked if any one knows how to enable Internet sharing without using GUI or apple script, I ...
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3answers
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How do you create animated presentation in screencast

Here is a snapshot of the screencast I was watching. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7468116/screencast.png How do you create such animated presentation in a screencast. I know how to capture stuff I am ...
2
votes
1answer
19k views

How can I do a Full Backup of my iTunes library (including Playlists and Album Art) to an external Hard Disk?

How can I backup my iTunes library (including album art and playlists) to an external Hard Disk 1? iTunes only seems to allow full backups to discs. FWIW, this is on a Win7 machine.
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2answers
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Is there a way to trace the reason 'fseventsd' process hogs CPU?

I run Mac OSX 10.6 and noticed that a process 'fseventsd' was taking 100% CPU and 1.5G RAM. Doing a google search, I found that this could be tied to Time Machine. However, I do not run Time Machine ...
3
votes
3answers
22k views

What can you use the iPod 4th generation bluetooth for?

I am wondering what I can use the bluetooth capability in the iPod touch fourth generation for? I tried to pair it to a Motorola headset, but I was not able to pair it. Jailbreaking is not an option ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

Low brightness setting doesn't “stick” in iBooks

I like to read in iBooks with the brightness turned down, but I have to re-adjust this every time I open the app. Is there a way to make my brightness setting "stick"?
3
votes
4answers
2k views

How can I add some SSD goodness to my MBP?

I have a decently modern (late-2010) Macbook Pro, with a 7200 RPM 500GB HD. I need this much space, but I'd like to have an SSD for compiling code, running the OS, and running games. Is there any way ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Cannot open Xcode on new computer

I bought a new macbook pro (13 inch with 500GB) and it came in yesterday (April 28th, 2011). I tried downloading Xcode and was able to download it onto my computer. However when I try to and open it,...
7
votes
1answer
211 views

Color Picker for OS X

Is there any app for mac which I use to know the RBG value of the point where my mouse is right now?
6
votes
3answers
14k views

All pages in Google Chrome are rendered with a very thin, bad looking serif font

In every later release of Google Chrome (including the just released version 11), all pages are rendered with a very thin, jaggy serif font. This is how it looks in Chrome 11: And here is Safari 5....

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