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Can I use my Jawbone ICON to listen to Netflix on my iPhone4?

Question says it all. Is there some config to do this? Phone is not jailbroken.
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How to check what is starting Finder?

I have Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard, and installed the Path Finder file manager for replacing the builtin Finder. Because of that, I have Path Finder setup so that the original Finder is quit during ...
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Is there a way to change the displayed desktop in Mission Control?

I'd like to be able to change the displayed desktop in Mission Control without actually exiting Mission control. For example, if I'm on desktop 1 and I go into Mission Control, I see all of the ...
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Can I use the same Lion OS X license on a home and a work machine, or do I have to buy one for each?

I bought a Lion OS X license for my home Mac. Can I use this same license to install Lion on my work computer? The Can I use the new Lion OS X license on two machines, or do I have to buy one for ...
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Changing Terminal colors when ssh-ing into remote machine and back

Looking for a way automatically change terminal colors when ssh-ing into remote machine and revert back to the default colors, when exiting the ssh session. Simply, want have another colors when i'm ...
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How can I make Time Machine work with my Netgear WNDR3700 router?

The story is this: I just upgraded to Mac OS Lion and as it turns out it won't work with my Samba share in the way Snow Leopard used to, for TimeMachine backups. After a bit of Googling I found that ...
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Creating folders in the Applications folder

I like to keep things neat in my computer, so when I started to have too many apps, I decided to create subfolders within my /Applications folder and move tings around. Sometimes, I got asked to ...
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Spell Correction using only the keyboard

I am a long time OS X user and as such, I often enjoy the built-in dictionary available system-wide. It’s a small detail that, if you come from Windows (or Linux) turns out to be of great help (...
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Getting “not eligible to build” error when updating iPad 2 to 4.3.3

I'm trying to update my iPad 2 firmware to 4.3.3 but iTunes is giving me a "not eligible to build" error. I have tried editing my host files, but to no avail.
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Is there a default SSH password on Mac OS X?

If I create an account, and don't give it a password, what's the password to SSH it?
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Does the 2011 Macbook Air come with a OS reinstall USB drive?

Reading through other questions I learned that the 2010 Air came with one, but I don't remember noticing any USB drives when I unboxed my 2011 Air (days ago).
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How can I make Vuze work with Lion? (It cannot transfer any data)

I'm having a bit of trouble with Vuze after installing 10.7 (and the JRE.) Vuze can connect to seeds and peers, but no data will transfer! That makes it a bit useless. So far I have tried: Running ...
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does the iphone do RGB sub-pixel rendering?

I've heard of RGB Sub-Pixel Rendering. I'm wondering does the IPhone 3 have this capability (or is it that each pixels are only 1 color) ? What about the IPhone 4?
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Terminal text size different when connected to external monitor

I have a Macbook Pro 15" running OS X 10.6.8. When not connected to an external monitor, launching Terminal looks like this. Note the width of the text (almost looks bold). When connected to my 24" ...
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How can I burn an OS X Lion install DVD once the installer has been auto-deleted?

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Finding Rosetta / PPC applications on disk

I know how to determine if a program is an Intel or PPC application (with Cmd-I or in the Activity Monitor). But how can I find all PPC applications that still lurk on my disk? Before upgrading to ...
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iPad Pages: replacing the wood effect theme

Is there any way to replace the brown wood-effect toolbars used by Pages on the iPad with something more neutral?
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Copying Devanagari on OS X

I am working with several files in various formats (PDF, HTML, DOCX) that contain Devanagari (Indian) script. When I try to copy text using either CMD+C or the right-click menu, it is transformed ...
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Understanding what is being downloaded

Using iStat (which provides a small graph in the menubar showing the present upload and download speeds), I notice once in a while that something is being downloaded, without any action on my part. ...
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Upgrading to Lion from Snow Leopard

I really want to upgrade to Lion, however I have some concerns with upgrading an OS, believe me, upgrading OS is far too scary for me, anyway, I just read on upgrading from Snow Leopard to Lion, now I ...
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Is File Vault 2 whole disk encryption or whole partition encryption?

Can I use File Vault to encrypt only some of the partitions on my disk (so that I can still have unencrypted and Windows partitions on the same disk), or does File Vault encrypt the whole disk so that ...
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CPU at 100% for a long time - Harmful or not?

On my 2010 MBP, I want to encode several hours of video, which will end up with the CPU used at 100% for a long time and the MBP heating quite a lot. Is this considered as normal use (I would say yes,...
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Why do some OSX progams have an installer (mpkg) instead of drag-drop?

Most OSX programs can be installed by dragging the app to the Applications folder (or wherever the user wants them). However, some software must be installed by launching an .mpkg package, acting ...
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Where can I find a list of changes to Terminal.app in Lion?

I'm thinking of upgrading to Lion after hearing that they've upgraded Terminal.app somewhat. The main thing I've heard is that Terminal.app now supports 256 colors, but I don't care about colors. I ...
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How do I add Wikipedia as a search provider for the Safari search bar?

In Safari, when I click on the magnifying glass in the search bar I get a menu, the bottom of which lists Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. I'd like to see Wikipedia here too, and get results returned from ...
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iTunes updates and Ping

I'm not very savvy. I usually accept all iTunes updates to get any important fixes. But I don't think I need Ping - never signed up and don't use social networking. Should I reject iTunes update # ...
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Connect to Linux File System with default “Connect to Server”?

I'm wondering what kind of setup I need on my Linux machine to be able to connect to it using the default "Connect to Server" (command + k) in OSX. I'm going to ask this on askubuntu as well, but I ...
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Help me un-clutter the first page of apps on Launchpad

I have grown very fond of a sparse first page of apps on iOS and want to hack, reverse-engineer, and/or fake out Launchpad to get a clean first page of apps. Here is a picture from iOS that is ...
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using windows on a mac for a few applications

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can i print from an apple computer to a Dell printer

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If I export a Word document (authored as a versioned document using Pages 4.1 on Lion),…

will it open on Word on Windows? I don't have a Word on Windows and I've only Pages on my Mac.
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1answer
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Can I enable file removal in the open window on OS X?

Can I enable file removal in the open window on OS X? The open or save dialogs do not allow you do do many opeations, like removing a file or renaming it. Is there any hidden defaults preference ...
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Possible Duplicate: Any other major difference between iPhone and iPod Touch except telephone function? Short answer: Touch is not a cell-phone. I'm looking for long answer because I don't ...
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How to configure 802.1X without a configuration file?

After upgrading to Lion, all my 802.1X configurations are gone. There also does not seem to be a possibility to configure them via the system preferences: It just tells me to get a configuration ...
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I want to be able to change the password of a disk image, but fully automated. Is there a way to enter a string as a password instead of plain text? Or can I have a .txt file with nothing but the ...
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1answer
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I'd like to run just the bare essentials in Lion while I read up on what is new, where the docs are, and how to lock it down. Is there a base set or 'stripped down' list of apps that I could run ...
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Why does 'uname -m' says 'i386' even if I'm on Macbook Pro on Intel Core 2 Duo?

My Macbook Pro is running on Intel Core 2 Duo 2.26 GHz. OS - Leopard 10.5.8. My assumption is that all Core 2 Duo processor systems are 64 bit. But uname -m command outputs i386. Why is it so?
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My iMac has two non-matching displays. When I connect from my iPad using iTeleport, only one of the displays is visible. Is there some way to configure Screen Sharing so that both displays will be ...
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Special keyboard keys

I have this applet made in java, which relies on the users keycode input. The case is that I have to press "Insert" for a function, which doesn't exist on the keyboard. Another function requires the "...
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Is there a real alternative on the Mac to Ctrl+Alt+Delete (not the “force quit” dialog)?

Are there any real alternatives to force quit dialog on mac? Alternative, just a command/app that kills every running app (not process)?
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Should I be concerned if the helpd process is eating RAM after an upgrade to Lion?

Hallo, I've recently upgraded to Mac OS Lion from Snow Leopard on my 2009 Unibody Macbook. Now, checking in activity monitor I often find a strange process named helpd taking large parts of the memory ...
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What are the keyboard layouts of a MacBook Pro 15"?

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1answer
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Has anyone had success uploading a video or photo to Google Plus from iOS?

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Mac App Store shows OS X Lion installed after interrupted connection [closed]

I purchased Lion from the Mac App Store and for some reason my connection got cut, after that Mac App Store says that the app is INSTALLED when i can't see it anywhere. I tried to check for ...
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Double click to open documents and folders

Before I installed Lion I was able to open folders and documents by using double click/tap on the trackpad. Now it doesn't work anymore. Did this happen to anyone else? How do I resolve this problem?
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Image dimensions not showing in item info on second drive

On my second drive image dimensions do not show. On my main drive they do. Is there some way to enable that? Thanks a lot. EDIT: The second drive is 'Mac OS Extended (Journaled)'. If i make a new ...
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Where is the Xcode installer located?

When I browse the Mac App Store, the buy button of the Xcode app is shown as "installed" so that I can't buy it. But I can't find it in my Applications folder either. How can I locate the app? Or how ...
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How to select multiple app icons in Launchpad to move them?

Is it possible to select more than one app icon at a time in Launchpad and then drag them to a folder?
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How to make a jailbroken iPhone appear un-jailbroken to network provider?

I'd like to jailbreak my iPhone but have it appear to my network provider as if it isn't jailbroken. This should be do-able, but what do I need to do to make this happen? I have an iPhone 4 ...

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