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How can I stop my device open being reset to iPhoto

When I plug in my Camera (Toshiba Camileo H20), it always opens in iPhoto. Because I want a little more control over the import process, I would like Image Capture to be the default app for it. When ...
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How can I sort notes in the built-in notes app by date created rather than date last saved?

I've found how to do this on the desktop, but haven't noticed how to achieve this on any of my iOS devices. I'd also be happy to know if this actually isn't possible.
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What's a good IE tester for Macs?

I just moved to the Mac after years and permanently moved my PC out of my life at home. I am a graphic designer who builds web pages. I code pure XHTML pages with div layouts. But whenever you keep to ...
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Why is my iPhone 3GS proximity detector not working?

Whenever I use the phone on my iPhone 3GS, it detects my face's proximity and dims the screen. However, once the call ends and I take the phone away from my face, the screen does not brighten again ...
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How do I set up an Exchange Account in Mac Mail?

I am having trouble transferring my account settings from Entourage to Mac Mail. Specifically, what is the equivalent setting in Mac Mail for the Domain setting in Entourage? In Entourage I have the ...
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Import Google Voice Contacts Into iPhone

What I'd like to do is have my Google Voice contacts available on my iPhone, not the other way around. I recently had to restore the phone to factory defaults and it's a pain to manually enter all ...
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How can I set Spotlight metadata to files?

I am looking for a command line utility (I need to use it in a script) that can set Spotlight metadata to files.
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Can I use a non-Apple keyboard with OS X?

Recently I've been thinking about the idea of migrating from PC to Mac, specifically Mac Mini. The biggest issue however is hardware, since I'm not sure what will and what won't work on OS X. First ...
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Should I use time machine to migrate from one mac to another?

I have had my blackbook for a little over 4 years now and think it's time to upgrade to a new macbook pro. I'm currently running leopard on the blackbook with time machine. I'm wondering if time ...
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How can I cancel an app installation on the iPhone?

I started downloading an app then realized that it's really big (over 600 MB) and that I don't want it anymore. Is there any way to cancel the installation?
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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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Long USB cable for iPad kiosk?

Does Apple or anyone else sell iDevice cables that are several feet or several yards long? I'm making an iPad Kiosk and need to keep it powered. I'd be even happier if someone could point me to a "...
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Hierarchical Smart playlists vs Smart playlists

What does the "..." button in the iTunes "Edit Smart Playlist" dialog do? And how is specifying a condition using that any different than a condition specified otherwise (by clicking the "+" button). ...
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Using time capsule as a shared iTunes library

Is it possible to use a time capsule as a shared iTunes library? To be clear, by shared library I mean a library that all the computers running iTunes in the network would recognise as a shared ...
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Download size/time of iTunes Movies and Rentals + Apple TV use

What is the range of file sizes that are downloaded when purchasing or renting a movie via iTunes? This would be useful in estimating the time to download. Apple's help is very vague just saying that ...
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Link formatting in Automator's New Mail Message

I would like to send an email with automator and have a link that shows a couple words (for e.g. name of the site) instead of the whole URL like you can do with the add link inside of Mac OS. I have ...
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How to create custom text format style and apply to hotkey in Pages?

There are paragraph styles that you can create and tie to the function keys. This is all great and dandy, but not if I wish to switch style in the middle of a paragraph and then revert to the one I ...
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If I purchase an app for my iPhone can I download it for free on my iPad?

If I purchase an app for my iPhone can I download it for free on my iPad?
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MacBook will not turn on

I have a MacBook pro and it won't turn on. Basically I press the power button and the White light at the front turns on. Then a few seconds later it just crashes and the White light goes off then the ...
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Ports in the TimeCapsule

In a few days I'm going to buy my first Mac (an iMac) as well as a Time Capsule. Looking at the specs of that product, I've seen that it has a WAN port and 3 Ethernet Ports. I suppose that the WAN ...
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Can I customize ANSI colors in Terminal without extra tools like SIMBL?

I noticed that colors in the Snow Leopard Terminal.app aren't that great (using the Pro theme, but the other themes are worse). There seems to be no easy way to customize the colors, and googling ...
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Cannot connect iPhone to my machine as “the host is no longer paired with the device”

I am getting the following message from Xcode every time I connect my iPhone to Mac OS X. The host is no longer paired with the device. My iPhone doesn't even charge.
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Utility for Visualizing Network Traffic via SNMP

I'm looking for a piece of software akin to Cacti, one that is preferably much easier to set up, and has a high-quality frontend to it. I had a headless Linux desktop that I used to poll my Time ...
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How do I detect an iPhone user on my website?

I want to forward my viewers on my site to a different place if they are using an iPhone. Is there a way to do that using iWeb?
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How to make an expanding compressed encrypted disk image?

I'd like the following setup: A DMG file sits on my HD, taking up only the space of the contents, or perhaps only the space of the contents compressed. If I double-click on it, I need to give a ...
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What is the difference between a “sparse disk image” and a “sparse bundle disk image”?

What are the differences between sparse and sparse bundle disk images?
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Can I hide the new messages notification in the Mail icon for only one of my email accounts?

Basically I would like to have two email accounts setup on my iPhone 4, one my personal account and one for work. However for the work account, I'd like to not have it's unread message count included ...
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Is there an Air Video app, but for photos?

I was wondering if there is an app for the iPad in order to see photos that are shared in a Windows/Mac folder. I went to Australia and took over 12000 photos, now I want to take a close look at all ...
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OS X 10.6: Applications crash when sounds play

Most of my applications crash whenever a sound is played -- but not if the machine has been recently rebooted. For example, Mail.app crashes when I send email, because of the whoosh sending sound. ...
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HDMI audio doesn't work through DisplayPort adapter on OS X but works on boot camped Win 7

I recently purchased this Dynex DisplayPort to HDMI adapter with the understanding that it would support audio out. However, it only works on my boot camped Windows 7 install that way. Video and ...
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What's the purpose of the eject button on the MacBook Air?

I was interested to see that the power button on the new Airs has been moved to the keyboard, and was anticipating that it would just replace the eject key that has traditionally taken up that ...
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How to run Wireshark in the background without the GUI?

I am trying to run Wireshark on Mac OS X in the background. I installed the command line utilities, and so I am able to start Wireshark and capture packets using the command line. The only thing I ...
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there used to be a full sized wireless keyboard?

I am a programmer and find the small wireless keyboard hard to use (the small arrow keys and lack of home/end keys). From what I remember there used to be a full sized wireless keyboard, is this ...
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iPod Touch G4 disconnects from Belkin N+ Router at random intervals

I have an iPod Touch G4 and a Belkin N+ Router F5D8235-4 v2, and for some reason the iPod Touch disconnects from the router at random intervals. Checking the settings in the iPod, it will read that ...
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Can I put a “marker” on a QuickTime movie?

Is there any way for me to put a "marker" in the timeline of a QuickTime movie? This would be very helpful in certain cases, for example quickly marking parts of long movies from my digital camera ...
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Can I have a stable IP address for a virtual machine under VMWare?

I'm using VMWare to emulate Ubuntu on my Leopard Mac OS X. The IP address changes everytime I put the Mac to sleep. I was wondering if I can avoid that.
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Can I set up an Apple TV to receive content from a Synology NAS?

I have a Synology DS210j NAS. My music and movies are served from the NAS by its built-in iTunes server. The content is then available on my MacBook in iTunes / Sharing Library. I am looking for a ...
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How can I associate localhost in Snow Leopard to a specific ip?

I've disabled the web server on Snow Leopard, and I'm using an emulated Ubuntu with Lighttpd web server. In order to access to the web pages I need to specify the ip of the emulated machine. However ...
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Can a WiFi-only Kindle connect to the internet through an iPhone?

I'm considering getting a Kindle, but am still doubting as to whether the 3G model is worth the extra expense. As I'm also considering getting an iPhone later: on the off chance that I'd ever want to ...
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Samba Troubles With My Mac - Password Never Accepted

I've been tinkering with my router and have flashed it to use DD-WRT (a Linux distro that can provide me with some extra functionality). This in turn has allowed me to create a Samba server to share ...
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How to sync mail between PC and Mac

I have both a Mac and a PC. On the PC I use Outlook. My question is, how do I sync mail between the PC and Mac? Previously I was keeping the .pst file from the PC on an external HD so I could see it ...
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Save .mov file with applescript

I've installed the Perian addon for Quicktime so it can open .flv files, and then I can save them as .m4v or .mov. I'm trying to make an Applescript to convert from .flv to .m4v automatically by ...
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How can I rebind keys in OS X?

Is there a native way to rebind keys in OS X without requiring a 3rd party tool? I'm interested in rebinding my whole keyboard layout, not specific shortcut keys. It's not a standard layout either, ...
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Permissions for new files in shared directory

We just got a new iMac are using the /Users/Shared directory to store media assets (pictures, audio, video) that we want accessible to all users on the machine. After copying over all the files ...
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Is it possible to run Nautilus on OS X?

Is it possible to run Nautilus instead of Finder on Mac OS X Snow Leopard? How?
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How to delete images already imported into iPhoto?

I have a large number of random folders of photos on my hard drive, some of which have been imported into iPhoto. How do I figure out which photos have been imported into iPhoto, so I can delete the ...
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System-wide Keyboard Shortcut for Moving to Sidebar/Next Column

I've been on a bit of a Keyboard-only kick lately, enabled chiefly due to the Chrome Keyboard Shortcut Extension, and I've begun bumping into a few difficult situations in everyday Desktop App use. ...
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How do I disable update warnings on my iPhone?

I got a bought app (i.e. not a free one - be it given to me, bought by me or gifted, I don't know). It works great. Then some update for it comes along with many other updates for other apps. I press "...
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Are there any performance limitations when running a VM of a Boot Camp installation?

I'm planning on installing Windows on my Mac, and would like to be able to use both Boot Camp (for when I need to be able to use all of the hardware of the computer) and a virtual machine (for those ...
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Is it possible to purchase music on an iPhone without iTunes?

Do any music stores beyond iTunes exist that allow you to legally purchase content on an iPhone? That is to say, is it possible to purchase music without connecting to a computer? Streaming or ...

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