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App Keys (.plist keys)

Isn't there some wiki or apple documentation which shows which app keys can be used for apple software? NOTE: I searched the whole net and didn't find any databases on this topic, so if there isn't ...
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Change the way how finder truncates file names

Finder truncates file names (and other things). Is there a way of changing this behaviour? example: i have a file with a names long_file_name_that_i_do_care_about.txt ...
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How to revert to iOS 4.2 from iOS 4.3 beta? [closed]

Hello all I just installed iOS 4.3 beta version available for developers on my iPhone4. Now I want to go back to version 4.2. But iTunes displays the version 4.3 installed. How can I do this? Can ...
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How to disable Finder's “is available on your computer” message

I've set up an SSH tunnel to SMB on a remote Windows server, and want to access it using the Finder. I set up the tunnel using the command: ssh warren@sshserver.local -p 3484 -L 1445:windowsserver:...
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Automating .ics import from Mail to iCal

I've got a setup that will take all the events in a range of dates in Outlook 2007 (at work), create an .ics file for it, and email it to my home email address. The email comes with a few .gif files ...
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Why has moving emails from my inbox in Mail.app become so slow?

Sometime in the last few weeks, Mail.app has become painfully slow when moving an email out of the inbox and into a folder. I have five email accounts that I check in Mail.app—one is pop3 and the ...
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How to disable coalescing of log messages in OS X?

I've been using Console to debug some things on my Mac, and I keep seeing --- last message repeated one time --- in the log. Apparently it's not really essential, and you can turn it off on the ...
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How can I configure the iPhone to send/receive mail through Gmail, but using a different e-mail address?

I have a pobox.com account whose address I use as my main e-mail address and that forwards my messages to a Gmail address. Eventough that is the address I tell my friends and coleagues, when I send e-...
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Copy tunes to 2nd PC without syncing

I just purchased an album on iTunes on work PC but can't sync because it will delete all my existing tunes from the iPad (I only sync with my music at home). Can I copy the files to my home PC ...
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Getting music from a dead iPod Touch

I have a 3rd generation iPod touch with a dead battery and want to get the music off of it for my new one. It powers up fine with the AC power cord but nothing with the PC's USB. Any short fix ...
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Copying (Drag & Drop) mutliple emails of Mail.app to Finder/Path Finder

I sometimes copy (drag & drop) emails from Mail to Finder/Path Finder. But, when I try to copy multiple files outside Mail, I can't do that. I have to copy one by one. Why is this? Is there any ...
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How can I stop Finder from trying to 'pre-load' audio files?

I have a lot of audio in my storage devices. Finder for Mac OS X Snow Leopard tries to get a 'snapshot' of the audio whenever a folder is opened and this can take a while if there are lots of files. ...
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iPhone music is skipping

Some of the music on my iPhone 4G 32Gig started skipping intermittently when I play it on the phone. These are mp3 files synch'd to the iPhone through iTunes from my Windows 7 laptop. I have filled ...
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Mac Apps Store wont download any apps on computer

I have successfully downloaded apps on a laptop, but when trying to download on a desktop mac, whenever i click install, it says 'put password for billing info', as it would normally. I do so, click ...
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How to make preview jump to a specific line on startup

I am using TexLipse for working with latex, producing pdfs as output. I have configured it to use preview as viewer using this command line: open -a "/Applications/Preview.app" %fullfile Where %...
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What command combo at terminal will output a list of directories with human-readable sizes?

I'd like to open Terminal.app and enter a command like: my-macbook-pro:~ my-username$ ls -lh Instead of seeing the size of the folders in bytes that are in my current working directory, I'd like to ...
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Can the Epson V700 be used with an Airport

I have a MacBook Pro, Snow Leopard, and an Epson V700 Scanner. I'm thinking of buying an Airport Extreme or even better, an Airport Express (cos it's cheap). Can I use the Epson V700 via the Airport ...
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Bluetooth GPS on iPad

I have purchase a iPad (non 3g model) and have also recently started using an application called Foreflight for my personal flight planning while getting my private pilots license. I would love to be ...
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How can I install boot camp if I have a Windows 7 upgrade CD?

I have the following CD's: Windows Vista Home Premium (Upgrade) Windows Vista Ultimate (Full) Windows 7 Professional (Upgrade) I would like to install Windows 7 on a mac with boot camp. It seems ...
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25+ inch monitor (Macbook Pro and Windows laptop)

I have a Lenovo Windows 7 laptop and now I have a shiny new Macbook pro to go with it. I want to build a workstation where both share the same monitor. Since I code, I want a fairly large monitor ...
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What are some of your best iTunes add-ins? [closed]

I realized recently that iTunes has add-ins. What are the add-ins that add value to iTunes on Windows? One add-in per answer please.
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How do I tell what processes are driving I/O loads?

Something is driving a lot of Disk I/O on my system lately. I can see in ActivityMonitor that there are huge volumes of reads and writes every second. But none of the "normal" suspects are active when ...
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How can I downgrade the OS on a Mac to the original one it came with?

If I buy a mac with OS X 10.6.5, and then I upgrade it to OS X 10.6.6, how can I downgrade it back to OS X 10.6.5? I don't mind having to reinstall the entire operating system if necessary. Could ...
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Moving an iMovie-11 'work in progress' moving from one system to another

I just discovered that 'system a' has no DvD burner. System B has one. I can drop ilife onto system B, but ... which of the collection of 'import/export' mechanisms makes sense here to use the B drive ...
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Is iTunes the only way to interface with an iPhone on a PC?

I'm generally not a fan of iTunes for storing/listening to music (I use MediaMonkey). Is iTunes required for syncing between an iPhone and a PC?
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MobileMe bookmark sync with Opera

I am forced to use Opera instead of Safari on windows, and would like to sync my bookmarks with MobileMe. Is this at all possible?
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Peripherals with Great Mac Compatibility [closed]

What peripherals do you use on your Mac that really work well? It seems like most things (especially mice and keyboards) don't work all that well, even if they claim compatibility. I'm looking for ...
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Insure MBP against theft/breakage

I don't have home contents cover. Anyone know of a good, reliable insurer for a MBP? I've read up on AppleCare but it doesn't include theft cover (as far as I can tell?)... I'd need this sort of ...
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How does the quality of the LED-backlit screen of a MacBook or a 27" Cinema Display degrade over time?

The quality of my PowerBook and 20" Cinema Display screens has degraded over time, they became noticeably yellowish and darker due to the wear of the backlight (I assume). Neither of those screens is ...
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iphoto versus imovie - wanting to get features from both places

Origami is very nice. However, detailed control is, in my case, very hard to live without. I am setting up a 10-minute slide show. I want to use several pieces of audio cued to different points in the ...
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With iLife 11, considerations of slide shows

I have to turn a big stack of images into one of those somewhat sappy slide shows with music. Google shows various advice from various points in time. The last advice I found was iDVD. Is that the ...
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How can I find which account I used for downloading my iOS apps?

I use three different accounts for downloading from the App Store, each in a different country. When there is an update, I have to connect to the correct App Store to download the update, but ...
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Sharing music in the iTunes library with multiple accounts and iOS devices

My wife and I both have iOS devices (some iPods, an iPhone, soon an iPad), which means that both our iTunes libraries have not only music, but also apps, podcasts, iTunes U stuff, etc. How could we ...
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Is there a jailbreak for iOS 4.2

I want to jail break my 3Gs running 4.2.1. Possible?
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I think I have bricked my MacBook Pro, what are my options to get it fixed?

I have been having power issues with my MacBook Pro (late 2007?). The power cable had a dodgy connection, and kept cutting out. This destroyed the life of the battery to the point where it would only ...
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Apple Mail incoming mail notification

When you get a new mail in Entourage then a small window appears with some basic info about the new mail you receveid. Is it possible to do the same thing with Apple Mail?
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Is it possible to find the serial number of stolen devices using a Mac that they've been connected to?

For a number of devices that were stolen, can I find their serial number on a Mac that I still have and which the devices have been connected to at some point? In other words, are there any ...
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Is it possible to use Image Capture to scan over WiFi with an EPSON SX620FW, and how to set that up?

I'm wondering whether it's possible to use Image Capture to scan over WiFi with my EPSON All-in-One SX620FW? If so, how can I set it up? I've found instructions from someone claiming it works with ...
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How do I remove ads from Cydia?

The ads from Cydia are really intrusive and slows down the application a lot. How do I remove them?
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No sound from internal speakers on a Macbook?

I'm afraid I may have irreversibly harmed my internal speakers, or sound system in general. Yesterday, I was trying to find a way to hook up my electric guitar to the computer. I, logically, thought ...
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How to install an app on iPhone from a second machine?

I actually took many hours this morning to find out how to do it, but I want to see alternatives to it. I got my iPhone in sync with my iTunes at home, my first machine. I could "just" bring the app ...
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Connect to VNC from Windows

I'm trying to connect to a mac screen sharing from a windows machine using tightvnc I'm getting the error "Server did not offer supported security type" Any ideas on how to fix this ?
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Apple Sudden Motion Sensor and Hard Drive Upgrade

I'm looking to upgrade a notebook hard drive and wanted to use the Hitachi Travelstar 5K750. Will it work with the Apple Sudden Motion Sensor? Do I have any way of identifying drives that will play ...
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Multiple apps in one icon for the iPad

My husband's iPhone has the multi app icon and wanted to get the same on my new iPad. Is it possible to get it on the iPad?
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Remote Desktop for Mac OS X

Is there any remote desktop solution for Mac? I don't mean a VNC where one can only manage the computer using the logged user on the computer. I want to be able to use my Mac at home using GUI with my ...
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ical change color shading day and weekend

Is it possible to change the shading of the selected day/today/weekend in iCal? The light blue tone which is used to mark the current Day is almost impossible to recognise. Same Problem different ...
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Growl iCal invite notification

Is it possible to integrate Growl into iCal so that invitations made by other users are shown by Growl especially those which are pending? Alternatives to show iCal notifications are also welcome!
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Control draft saving in Apple Mail?

Is it at all possible to change the time for saving drafts in Apple Mail. I use MobileMe and whenever I send a mail, the draft is not automatically deleted. I don't want to switch off saving of drafts,...
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Multiple users on one machine and Dropbox

If UserA logs in to an OS X machine (at the GUI) and starts Dropbox, UserB logs in via ssh and adds a file to their Dropbox, will Dropbox work for UserB? Or does UserB need to log in via the GUI also, ...
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Adium is displaying only Facebook contacts who message me first

When I look at my Facebook contact list in Adium, I can see only people who write to me first. When I enable show offline contacts I can see all of them displayed as offline, however when I go ...

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