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1answer
306 views

Preview line and half-page scrolling

While two-finger scrolling in Preview is nice, it is not very comfortable when slowly reading very long PDFs. What I've figured out to this point is that I can use space and ⇧+space to move forward ...
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3answers
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MacBook Running Really Slow, Activity Monitor Reports HUGE VM

My MacBook is running really really slow at the moment, I have quit loads of processes (but activity monitor only reported about 10% cpu usage anyway). I had just noticed I have a VM Size of 250GB! ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Do I just need a VGA to RCA adaptor to stream video from my macbook to TV?

I want to get the adaptor to stream videos from my macbook to my TV. I already have the Apple adaptor from DVI to VGA: http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB572Z/A?fnode=MTY1NDA4Mw&mco=MTM3NTA3MDU ...
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4answers
9k views

What's the point of the 60W Apple MagSafe replacement charger?

One of the cable tabs on my MagSafe charger for my MacBook came undone, so I took this as a sign to retire the charger to home use and to purchase another for travel. When I went to my local Best Buy, ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

What devices can receive an AirTunes signal?

I'm trying to set up an in-home music system with built-in speakers. Right now I have my Apple TV plugged into the stereo outputting the AirTunes signal to the speakers. However, I'd like to get my ...
0
votes
1answer
899 views

Migrations Assistant - Best way to transfer data?

I'm thinking of using Migration Assistant to transfer data to my new Mac, but what is the best way to do this? I have a Time Machine Back up on a Time Capsule, but this would be over wifi, so slow? I ...
3
votes
1answer
218 views

How do I get audio CD to open in iTunes for ripping?

I have a Macbook Pro (latest version) and iTunes 10.1.1. I have the preferences set in iTunes to prompt to import an audio CD when it's inserted into the drive, and my System Preferences set to throw ...
2
votes
2answers
162 views

Concatenate two videos recorded with Snapz Pro

I've recorded two videos with Snapz Pro, and I'd like to concatenate them (i.e., have one immediately follow the other in a single file). What's the easiest way to do that? I have iMovie '08 ...
1
vote
2answers
313 views

Customizing OSX finder toolbar

How is it possible to customize toolbar of finder & add more buttons other than defaults ?
2
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2answers
258 views

How can I get Time Machine to ignore the data created by Spotlight?

I would like Time Machine to ignore the indexes and other metadata created by Spotlight, where are those kept on 10.6?
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1answer
3k views

directory location of sync files?

I am using my iPad with windows 7. So..everytime I connect my ipad to my pc, itunes downloads applications that I bought on iPad. So..to what directory does the Itune download purchased application ...
6
votes
1answer
276 views

Mac display won't turn on

I have an Apple HD display that has been in our IT depart for a few months now. It was working fine until recently (the past month or two). I can turn it on and it will work for a few days, but then ...
2
votes
3answers
176 views

Mystery Box in Expose (or what I think is expose)

For some reason I have a mystery box when I go to expose (or w/e f3 is). It'll show my other open apps, but once space will be transparent until I mouseover it. It isn't horrible, but annoying so ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

iPhone app to point me back to a waypoint (like a computer game)

I'm looking for an app which I can use to find my camper in the desert after going for a walk, or find the b&b i left my bags in after exploring a new city. I'm hoping for something really simple ...
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vote
3answers
1k views

Does upgrading iOS change my IMEI?

Does upgrading iOS change my IMEI? I was told not by AT&T not to remove my SIM card or certain restrictions that they had placed on the iPhone, at my request, would be lifted. I want to know if ...
2
votes
3answers
177 views

Software (not app) To Read Underlying iPhone Data

About a year ago I came across a piece of software that was around $30 that said it could read the underlying data in an iPhone. I bookmarked it and still I cant find it. It said it could read and ...
3
votes
2answers
914 views

Why don't I have a camera on my iPod touch?

Why do a couple of my friends have a camera on their iPod touch and I don't?
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Backup Mail.app

Quick question. I'm reinstalling Snow Leopard, and am not sure how to back up my Mail. It is all done solely in Mail.app, so is there a folder I can just back up and have Mail 'rediscover' after I ...
1
vote
1answer
221 views

Can Roambi or any iPad app make authorized http-requests to pull data to visualize?

Can Roambi or any iPad app make authorized http-requests to pull data (say JSON or .csv) from some source and interactively visualize it on the iPad screen?
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vote
1answer
747 views

How to fix links after importing a PPT onto iPad's Keynote?

After I transferred my Power Point presentations onto my new iPad, into Keynote, I notice a problem. The links associated with buttons within a Power Point slide to connect to other slides in the ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Is there any way to watch Hulu (or Hulu Plus) on the new Apple TV?

I was hoping Airplay might do this, but when I turn it on in the Hulu Plus app, it only streams the audio to the ATV.
1
vote
1answer
241 views

How to promote an iPhone app (productivity / goal-setting) [closed]

I've made an iPhone application that is a goal-setting workshop (that is - it doesn't just track goals - it helps users to decide upon them). That is quite a novel approach I think. There is a New ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

Running .NET binary with mono

When I have abc.exe generated from C#/Mono source, I use 'mono abc.exe'. Is there a way to run abc.exe with 'abc.exe' not 'mono abc.exe'? I mean, when I run 'abc.exe', can I make 'mono abc.exe' ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

iMovie 9.0: how do you make clips shorter than 5ms?

I'm trying to make a stop motion animation and I can't seem to find a way to make clips shorter than 5ms. By "clip" I mean the images I drag into the time line. I try to adjust it by hovering over the ...
3
votes
2answers
827 views

HID Compliant TouchScreen for OS X 10.6

Does anyone know of an HID-compliant touch screen that will work straight out of the box with Max OS X 10.6 without requiring any drivers to be installed?
3
votes
1answer
1k views

I've used my Sony PlayStation Eye with several desktop apps. Why doesn't iChat see it?

I have a Sony PlayStation Eye USB camera and microphone. I have successfully used it on my Mac Pro desktop with several video application (iShowU HD for example). However, although iChat will ...
5
votes
1answer
502 views

FM Tuner for iPod Touch

Is there a way to add (or even enable) a FM tuner for the iPod Touch? The only thing stopping me from getting one is the missing FM tuner. By the way, I need the FM tuner to listen to TV shows at the ...
2
votes
1answer
118 views

Can I configure the modem on my G5 to only allow calls from certain numbers to ring through?

This is a weird question, I know, but... I have an alarm system which I can call into and send commands to, I.E. to arm/disarm/listen to the ambient noise. However, for this to work obviously it has ...
0
votes
2answers
7k views

Can I use my iMac as a display with my MacBook?

Is it possible to attach my MacBook to my iMac and use the iMac as a display? What cable/connector would I need? EDIT: I have the newest MacBook and a Late 2009 21.5" iMac.
4
votes
1answer
607 views

Iphone 1 gen , slide to unlock is not responding

I have an iphone 1 gen and the IOS version 3.1.1 the latest for 1st gen iphone. Suddenly I am not able to slide the slider which unlocks the home screen.
5
votes
1answer
3k views

My Windows 7 Boot Camp partition is missing. Why doesn't Parallels recognize it?

I installed Windows 7 on my (month-old) Macbook Pro using boot camp assistant. I basically used defaults throughout, so I don't think there's anything crazy about my setup. Usually, after doing this, ...
2
votes
1answer
416 views

Mac OS Desktop coordinate problem

I'm having a hard time working with Mac OS screen coordinates. I can use ⌘+⇧+4 to get them, but each of my monitors does not have a unique coordinate system??!? I have a desktop of 4 screens ...
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vote
2answers
246 views

Where can I find iTunes 9 for Tiger (possibly in my language)?

I've an issue on a old Mac with Tiger. I cannot upgrade iTunes to version 9. (I cannot find version 9, and I'm actually looking for the Italian version). iTunes suggests to upgrade to 10, but this ...
2
votes
1answer
167 views

iMac bundled pointing devices

With the purchase of a new iMac, Apple seems to be offering your choice of Mighty Mouse (Apple Mouse) or Magic Mouse with the option of adding a Magic Trackpad to the Magic Mouse. I have no interest ...
1
vote
1answer
191 views

RSS feed for new AppleTv titles?

Is there perhaps an RSS feed or some other method of being notified of new AppleTv titles as they become available?
7
votes
3answers
1k views

I wish I could get a new Finder window launched if I double-click the Finder icon in the dock. Is this possible?

I wish I could get a new Finder window launched if I double-click the Finder icon in the dock. I'm not sure if this would be possible with an Automator script, or if I would have to try to program ...
3
votes
1answer
305 views

Preview problem on “iPhoto imported” clips in iMovie

I've a strange problem with iMovie : I can preview movie clips that I've directly imported into iMovie, but the ones that have been imported from my camera by iPhoto have a problem : the displayed ...
2
votes
2answers
172 views

Is it possible to synchonize my iPod with iTunes on one computer and drag-drop ad-hoc files on another?

I have iTunes installed on both my work and home computer. At home I want to keep it synchronized with my extensive library of music ripped from CDs, but for large files like videos and podcasts I ...
2
votes
2answers
212 views

Can a jailbroken iPhone and a non-jailbroken iPod Touch operate on the same machine/itunes

I have a iPod touch that is not jailbroken. Recently I was given a jailbroken iPhone by somebody. I want to know if I can use both devices with the same iTunes installed on my laptop? Will using a ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Find and Change system shortcut

As I know you can find a limit of shortcut in system preference > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcut where you can find other shortcut and how must change it? for example if I change the cmd + O to enter ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Does Skype work for the Guest login?

Skype works fine when I launch it on my Login. When I switch to the Guest login, though, Skype launches but does not connect after 90 seconds. Does it eventually connect if I give it more time, or ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Macbook Air (1st gen) running really slow, basic apps crash and no internet

Macbook Air was working fine yesterday. Switched it on this morning and it wouldn't boot, just hung on grey screen. Eventually got the Air to safe boot, now Air boots normally (but very slowly). Once ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I bulk-edit Address Book, in particular to split the contents of First Name into First Name, Last Name?

Following a MobileMe import of a Windows XP AddressBook legacy, there are hundreds of entries in the Mac Address Book like this: First: Harry Potter Last: First: Fred Flintstone Last: It appears ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I hide my top menu bar on Mac OS X?

I need to temporarily (5 min) hide my top menu bar. Is there a glitch, or something that will let me do that?
1
vote
3answers
159 views

How do I remove CocoaSuite from my Mac?

I'm running OSX Snow Leopard & CocoaSuite 1.4.
3
votes
2answers
497 views

In OS X, I want to change to a non-standard keyboard shortcut for switching spaces

In System Preferences > Expose and Spaces > Spaces Tab > to switch between spaces, there is a drop down list that allows you to select a modifier key and the arrows. The arrows are so far away from ...
3
votes
2answers
335 views

Spaces makes dialogs disappear

I'll be working in a space, and then something starts bouncing in the dock (like Mail), so I switch to that space, and I see a dialog for a split second, but then it disappears. I try moving the main ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I unmount a drive every time I reboot?

As relates to an answer to a previous question, I'd like to unmount a built-in hard drive every time I boot up. (Or alternately arrange for it not to be mounted). How do I do this?
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Can iOS 4 connect automatically to a closed network with a hidden SSID?

Problem: (stressing the "automatically" in the question title). I add the hidden network by selecting "other" and entering the SSID. There is no security right now in order to simplify ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Anyone have experience with the Netgear DGN3500 or Linksys WAG320N?

I need to replace my aging ADSL modem/router, and am considering the Netgear DGN3500 or Linksys WAG320N, as they both appear to have all the features I require (802.11n, ADSL2, Gigabit ethanet). I ...

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