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Application to periodically update desktop with new images from Flickr tag search?

Are there any applications I can use to periodically download new images from a Flickr tag search and update my desktop picture (preferably with support for multiple monitors)?
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Is there any reason to buy the iWork bundle instead of the apps separately from the App Store?

Keynote is $19, Pages is $19, Numbers is $19. iWork bundle is $79. Why would anyone want to buy the bundle?
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1answer
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AirPort Extreme not accepting ISP cable modem DHCP

I've just recently changed the ISP and now have a cable modem, which only has one LAN port. Connecting here requires to use DHCP to get an IP address. Connecting my laptop works just fine and I get an ...
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1answer
273 views

MacPro - Can the two network interfaces be assigned to?

Is it possible to control which applications/processes use which network card? So, for example, I could assign different things to different interfaces? Also, is this possible for the different types ...
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1answer
29 views

software for autoslicing a song

I'm searching a program for slicing a song (MP3, wav, whatever) automatically in different patterns.
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1answer
754 views

Refreshed MacBook + BootCamp unable to boot restored Windows 7 partition

I recently had my MacBook's HDD crap out on me. The OS X partition, in particular, quit working, but my Windows 7 partition was still in decent enough shape for me to grab an image. I got a ...
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2answers
228 views

Problem when updating using Software Update

I tried to update Mac OS X using Software Update. But when I tap on software updates, it's checking software updates and listing the available updates. I didn't see Mac OS X update available in the ...
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iTunes home sharing gets disconnected after a while

I'm using iTunes home sharing between two Windows 7 64bit PCs and one MacBook Air, over a private VPN using Hamachi. It works great, but after playing the music for about 30 minutes ~ 1 hour, the ...
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2answers
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How iPad screen gameplay is captured?

In some video such as http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csjXiu9HLrA I see that it looks like the iPad video is captured... but it is also said that the Component cable for iPad only works for movies ...
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1answer
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son changed password on ipad, need to recover pages document

My son changed the password on his iPad and promptly forgot the new one... He was working on a lengthy document in Pages on it and was hoping to recover the work since his last save to iDisk. Will he ...
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1answer
182 views

OS X Newbie shortcut question

I have just moved onto OS X from Windows and am using an early mac pro. Inside eclipse, when I hover over the toolbar, there are various keyboard shortcuts, (like F11 for 'Run'). However, when I ...
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4answers
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Is it possible to tune OS X so it will execute exe files without having to prefix the command line with wine?

I'm writing cross-platform scripts that are executing utilities and some of them are windows executables. I would like to find a solution that would not require me to prepend the command line with ...
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5answers
2k views

Time Capsule alternatives

Can someone tell me the best alternative to Apple Time capsule? Common question, I know, but couldn't find it in the list. People who have actually tried out the alternatives only please.
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1answer
2k views

My iPhone is over capacity. Is there a way to remove specific data from an iPhone Backup?

Let me explain my situation. I jailbroke my iPhone 4 when the untethered 4.3.1 jailbreak got released last week. As precaution, I did make a backup of my Cydia apps back when it was 4.2.1 and my ...
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2answers
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How power efficient are Apple's bluetooth devices?

I learned from this post that I can hold the power button long enough to turn off the bluetooth keyboard. I used Apple's bluetooth mouse around 5 years ago, and I just threw it away as it was a ...
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7answers
411 views

How do you use iPad? [closed]

I've bought the device lately and I use it almost everyday for mail, calendars, web and such stuff. But I have a feeling that I haven't even scratched the surface. Could you share your own ways of ...
2
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1answer
170 views

Dictionary application doesn't show all the dictionaries I can use

I have a problem with the Dictionary application: all in a sudden, without any changes on the preferences, the application doesn't show all the dictionaries I can look a word in the toolbar that ...
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1answer
131 views

How can I change the preferred application for opening “fmp7://” URLs from FileMaker Pro Advanced to FileMaker Pro?

I have both FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Pro Advanced installed. Because the available licenses for the Advanced product are limited, I shouldn't use it unless necessary. But when neither application ...
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1answer
102 views

How long will the Spring 2010 MacBook Pros be available? [closed]

I'm thinking about picking up a refurb 13" 2010 MBP next month. But I just started wondering, how long will they be available?
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1answer
2k views

How to not pay for a song twice?

What is an easy way to move a song I bought from iPhone 3 to iPhone 4 to iPad? Do I need to move some files such as Mvx034f.mp3 over somewhere and rename it? I think the only other way is to let ...
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2answers
4k views

Automatically delete a folder daily

Is there a way to automatically have a folder deleted every day at 4am? I'm running 10.6.7.
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1answer
1k views

Indicates fully charged when not 100%

I recently (less than 1 month ago) purchased a new Macbook Pro 13". Love it so far, but have a question on the battery. It never reaches 100% - usually it makes it up to 96% then the light on the ...
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2answers
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iPhone app or mod in cydia to remap headset inline remote buttons?

I was wondering if there's any package in Cydia or iPhone app that would allow me to change the inline remote buttons behavior. I often walk around the cydia with my headphones on and speaking the ...
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2answers
6k views

Software to produce plots for very large data sets?

I'm looking to produce plots from some very large data sets. To start I've got a data set with 40 different series in it, each with 5000 samples that I'd like to produce a line chart out of, with each ...
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4answers
535 views

Alternative to iTunes?

Over the past decade I've come to acquire a random selection of large hard disks from my older computers. While most of the stuff on it isn't vital, there are fair bits of music I made over the years ...
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2answers
1k views

iPhone/iPad battery charging/discharging cycle

Apple recommends at least one charge cycle (charge to 100% and then running it down completely) per month. Then, is it OK to charge iPad/iPhone all the time as long as I have charge cycle per month? ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I deactivate an jailbroken iOS?

Sometimes the activation option from the PwnageTool does bring your GSM in an unusable state if you have and iPhone that is locked to other network than AT&T. All I remember is that it was a tool ...
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2answers
728 views

Is there a way to use Skype on ipad with audio chat only?

I'm having first version of ipad and a USB headphone. is it possible to use skype on ipad? I'm on Wi-Fi.
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2answers
724 views

Simplest way to audit and monitor my home network and deal with intruders (while leaving it all open)

Please don't give me a suggestion that you haven't tried and approved yourself. Also please feel free so skip and not read anything below. I trust the title is already summing up pretty good. What ...
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1answer
944 views

What does en0,en1 etc (en) stand for?

So on Linux it's eth0, eth1 etc which stands for ethernet interface 0 etc So what does en0 on mac stand for? (the "en" part)
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3answers
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How to (re)enable YouTube videos on Safari with Flash plugin 10.2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The browser doesn't show videos on Youtube Youtube videos appear as a black box only in safari 5.0.3, since flash payer has been updated to 10.2. They work if I ...
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1answer
176 views

How can I get notified when a new jailbreak or unlock is released?

I got borred about all the spam created by less or more famous iOS hackers. They simply create too much hype for nothing: tweets, rss feeds, facebook pages, all of the full of nonsense messages. I do ...
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1answer
970 views

Photos not appearing on iPhone

I have an iPhone 3G, whenever I add a photo into a folder in iTunes, and then I sync it to my iPhone, the photo doesn't appear at all in the folder on my iPhone. Why is it doing this? The image is ...
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1answer
424 views

External Hard drive automount problem

I have a Drobo hooked up to my intel mac mini mounted to /Volumes/Drobo, although after a poweroutage the Drobo now automounts to /Volumes/Drobo 1. I unmount it and mount it back on /Volumes/Drobo so ...
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2answers
446 views

After upgrading to Snow Leopard, don't I have to upgrade Chrome or Firefox and other programs to 64-bit version?

Since I have been using Leopard on my Macbook, all the apps should be 32-bit. So an hour ago, the macbook is upgraded to Snow Leopard. Does that mean all apps should also be upgraded to 64-bit ...
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0answers
527 views

iphone unlocked in bestbuy? [closed]

I am in vancouver B.C. Is the iphone4 bought in bestbuy official unlocked?I saw that the network of iphone4 is telus but have a uncontract price on bb website. So can the iphone4 be used in other ...
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1answer
443 views

What's the difference between iPad's a-GPS and iPhone's GPS?

iPhone has GPS, and iPad 3G model has Assisted GPS. What's the difference between the two? Which is better? Do I need to buy GPS receiver if I want to get real GPS data?
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Maximum current that could be drawn out of iPhone 4 headphone Jack?

Any clues regarding this value? I couldn't figure it out. I am trying to find the power budget for devices such as Square (www.squareup.com) Thx
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1answer
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Are all iPhone/iPod accessories are compatible with iPad?

I bought an iPad 2 recently, and tried to buy some accessories such as a cigarette charger or something. What I found was that I can't find accessories for iPad, and the accessory box says it is for ...
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2answers
696 views

Is Bonjour supposed to make your home networking a lot easier?

If Bonjour is installed on all PCs, Macs, is it supposed to make home networking a lot easier? (the heaven of seeing all shared folders any where at home?) (even the VLC Streamer on iPad claims to ...
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1answer
118 views

Is there a way to lock a folder's icon without making its contents Read Only?

I have a network share that is used by a large group of kids. They love changing the icon of this folder, which causes a lot of debate. I know that there is a hidden file that specifies the icon; can ...
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2answers
4k views

Use old Macbook as NAS/Fileserver?

My wife's 2007 Macbook has a busted screen and a screwed up keyboard. I have a work PC and she can use my Macbook Pro but I was wondering if I could use her Macbook sitting on my network as a NAS for ...
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1answer
135 views

Is there any AirPort product that supports to receive audio streaming and share a hard drive on USB?

My impression is that I need both an Airport Express for sound, and an AirPort Extreme for sharing the hard drive. Is this true, or there are alternatives?
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1answer
825 views

Why Did Time Machine Delete My Old Backups?

I recently upgraded my hard drive from the stock Hitachi 250GB to a Western Digital 320GB. I restored from Time Machine. I plugged in my hard drive today and left my hard drive to back up. ...
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1answer
252 views

Cant see bootcamp anymore after osx install

my mac pro (first gen) previously had a whole disc dedicated to windows/bootcamp. Ive now added a new disk to the machine. On this new disk I have installed osx 10.6. Now when I boot the machine, it ...
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2answers
1k views

Why did the Sparrow dock icon stop bouncing on launch?

The Sparrow mail app icon had been bouncing fine on launching the app till a few days ago but has stopped doing so recently. Any reasons why it might be so? I miss the bouncing dock icon.
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vote
2answers
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After a few days, my Macbook's connection to the PC will go bad, how to solve it?

I use smb to connect to the PC to look at the files: In Finder, Go -> Connect to Server and I use smb://mypc <-- this is my pc's name in the config to be able to look at the shared ...
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3answers
588 views

Does the iPad 2 Support the iPad 1 Dock?

I'm thinking about selling my first generation iPad, but was wondering if I should sell the dock with it. I know that they are coming out with a new iPad dock specifically for the second generation. ...
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votes
2answers
275 views

AppleTV, iTunes and Multiple Disks

I have a 20 iMac and an AppleTV 2 (the black one), and three external drives (2TB, 1.5TB and 1TB) that house all my music, movies and tv shows. Up until now, I've never needed more than the one drive ...
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0answers
4k views

Subtle light-colored horizontal lines across Macbook screen, and jaw-dropping calibration behavior

My issue: When viewing solid, light tones, such as #FDF6E3, I see evenly spaced horizontal lines across my entire screen (I have a 2010 white Macbook). These lines are especially visible when the ...

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