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Is there a dashboard widget that displays Google Maps and traffic data overlay?

Is there a dashboard widget available that displays Google Maps with traffic data?
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Why is iTunes duplicating my Voice Memos?

I utilize the Voice Memos feature on my iPhone and have noticed a recurring problem of iTunes duplicating my recordings. Note that the recordings appear duplicated only in iTunes and not on my iPhone....
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Tablets and SSD degradation

Does the iPad use any type of controller for drive wear leveling? It seems like Sandforce is the only player in the field.
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What video cards are compatible with Mac Pro (Original) 1,1?

Anyone know which video cards are available/supported/will work on the Mac Pro (Original) from December 2006 also known as MacPro1,1 in the system profiler?
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Can I transfer photos from iPhone 4 to a MacBook via Bluetooth?

Is there any way to transfer photos from the iPhone 4 camera roll to a MacBook over Bluetooth?
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How do I exclude video podcasts from my podcast smart playlist

I created a Smart Playlist to sync to my iPod Touch so I can listen to my podcasts one after the other while I'm on a long drive. I can't figure out how to leave Video Podcasts off that list, though. ...
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Pages: Is point in custom object with only one control handle possible?

In Pages, I notice with a rounded rectangle if you make it editable and click on any of the points, they all seem to have only one "control handle". Normally there are always two. Is there really only ...
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Hit a key to “move and resize active window”

I'd like to bind a key to an action that "takes the active windows and moves it to screen S, coordinates X,Y resizes it W,H". The S,X,Y,W,H variables can be hard-coded. I don't know where to look for,...
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What is this symbol? ⎋ (it is listed as menu shortcut)

The shortcut the Apple menu reports for the Force Quit menu item is ⌥⌘⎋. (the last character is the one Unicode calls broken circle with northwest arrow.) What key should I press to invoke the Force ...
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How can I enable rEFIt boot volume choice after waking up from hibernation mode?

There are pretty clear answers to the question 'How to put my Mac into hibernation mode voluntary', but there is still an issue for me. I use Bootcamp Windows and rEFIt to select which sistem to load....
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“Enter/Return” with, or without “Fn”

Does Mac OS X, and any Mac application, handles Fn+Enter differently from Enter? As optional question, does any application handles Fn+Return differently from Return?
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The caret is moved in an expected place when I add/remove a space in text I before entered in a textarea field

I notice this behavior all times I move a sentence on a separate line: I delete a space character between two words with the backspace key, and the text cursor is moved to the next space; when I press ...
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Changing airport connection preference algorithm

Airport connects to the network in order of preference that I have set. Is there a way to make it connect to the network that I was last connected to, instead of the one higher in the list. For eg. I ...
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New digitizer stopped working after 30 seconds [closed]

I plugged a brand new digitizer into my 2g iPod touch and I wanted to test it before I clip it in. It worked great at first and I managed to click with it for about 30 seconds, while not moving the ...
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Mixing Two MP3s in GarageBand 09

I have two MP3s. One is an instrumental and one is an acapella. I want to mix the two in GarageBand, but I can't seem to find a way to change the tempo of the tracks individually. It looks like the ...
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iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch apps that use ports other than 80 and friends

I'm a network administrator at a small college. In the past, we've kept a fairly open wireless network, but recently a few throughput issues have made us consider locking it down a bit more, in a ...
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iTunes cannot convert Apple Lossless tracks to 128 kbps AAC files when sync'ing with iPhone

I'm using the Convert higher bit rate songs to 128 kbps AAC option in iTunes when sync'ing music to my iPhone. iTunes is complaining about three tracks from an album I recently ripped every time I ...
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Opening an attached pdf file on wiki page outside of browser

I have set up a personal wiki on a localhost using drupal. I have attached pdf's that open in the browser window which is generally ok but I'd rather be able to open them in Preview so I get all the ...
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Coda folder sorting

Does anybody know if there's an option in Coda somewhere (or a hack) that would sort folders at the top of the list in the file browsers?
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Is there a free QR code reader for Mac?

Is there a QR-Code reader application for Mac OS X? I'm using Mac OS X 10.6 and an iSight.
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Why are applications (like Adobe Fireworks and Appcelerator Titanium) crashing on startup?

Closed my computer last night, went home. Opened it and it had restarted. Now when I open a couple programs such as Adobe Fireworks or Appcelerator Titanium they throw up a nasty error like below. ...
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Is it possible to omit password from fast user switching and/or login screen?

I'd like to keep user passwords and require them when doing any administrative tasks as they are required in the default installation on Mac OS X. Is it possible to be tweaked/hacked so that OS X won'...
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Default installation folder

I am unhappy with the inherent insecurity of having to type in my system.install.root.user password when installing some applications. I realize this is necessary to install to the system wide ...
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Some apps I'm finding only on iTunes, isn't there a way to buy in directly on my iPhone/iPod touch?

Some apps (e.g. Angry Birds) I'm finding only on iTunes, isn't there a way to buy in directly on my iPhone/iPod touch?
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System preferences crashes when press accounts

I'm trying to help someone else with their computer, every time I try to access the "Accounts" settings in system preferences, system preferences hangs and then crashes, any idea what's up? The ...
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buffering location /tmp?

I was a long time Ubuntu user before I moved on to a Mac; so I'm used to seeing videos on YouTube and copying the buffered files from /tmp to another place for later viewing, if I like the video. I ...
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Notifications on Mac OS X

I would like to receive a notification somehow when system events happen. For example, a process writes to a directory, or a sandbox violation gets logged. (Ideally when it occurs, the sandbox ...
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How can I enable DVD or CD Sharing with the Firewall on?

I'm trying to enable "DVD or CD Sharing" in the System Preferences. When I enable it, it says that the Firewall is blocking it. If I go into the Security > Firewall settings, I see that the first item ...
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Can all music and playlists/ratings be transferred back from an iPod Touch to a PC?

How can I get my songs from my iPod Touch to my PC? Some of the songs were purchased through iTunes, and others were ripped from CDs. This is what happened: The iPod Touch was set up to sync with ...
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The iPhone home button is sometimes unresponsive. How can I fix it?

I've noticed that my iPhone 4's home button does not work very well. Sometimes I have to press it multiple times, or press it very hard to get it to register a click. Sometimes it will detect a double-...
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Alias for network drive

In the Finder > Connect To Server window I have an IP address I connect to. Is there a way to make a nickname or alias for this server?
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How can I take a picture with my iSight camera?

I have a MacBook Air which has a built in camera. Is there any simple application (preferably one that comes with Mac OS X) which simply takes a picture and saves it as PNG or JPG?
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How do I select more than one file in LaunchBar?

Is it possible to select multiple files in LaunchBar? (For example, I may want to select two files in a folder and "drag" them to another folder.) How do I do that?
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Where are Services stored?

I created a service using Automator and noticed that it created a .workflow file in ~/Library/Services. Is this the same file that handles the service that I see under (Application's Name) > Services? ...
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How do I create a symbolic link to a directory with a space in it?

I was trying to create a symbolic link using the following command: ln -s "~/Foo Bar/" Foo ... but it didn't work (i.e. when I go into finder and try double clicking it, it says that it's pointing ...
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Looking for USB-over-ethernet solution

I'm doing development with the Windows phones, but I'd really like to ditch my Windows box. I have access to a virtual Windows installation in the cloud, but I need to be able to deploy to, and debug ...
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HFS on Snow Leopard read only

Snow Leopard seems to have dropped support for the HFS (not HFS+) filesystem in Disk Utility. I have an HFS disk image that I created on a Leopard system. In Snow Leopard, this disk image is read only....
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Canon Selphy CP780 Printer for MacBook Air

Where can I find information on set up?
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Is it possible to create an icon on home screen to a specific note?

I'd like to to add an icon to my homescreen that takes me directly to a specific note. What I was thinking was doing it by having a bookmark in safari that triggers that note, and adding a shortcut to ...
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Is Quicktime always pre-installed on the Macintosh OS?

Does the Mac come with Quicktime pre-installed? If so, what OS version (minimum) could be expected to have come with it pre-installed?
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iPhone calendar alerts are not muted when vibrate switch is on

I leave my iPhone in vibrate mode all the time. The switch still works (when I switch it the iPhone shows the ringer on/off notice). This morning it started alerting me for calendar alerts with both ...
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Is it possible to preserve Light Table (or Album) ordering when exporting from Aperture?

I'd like to export my Light Table to disk using a custom counter that preserves the ordering of the Light Table. Alternatively, I'd like to do the same for an Album. Thoughts?
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iOS app to transfer images, photos to another phone via Bluetooth

Is there an app that can help me get connected to bluetooth in mobile phones manufactured by companies like nokia, samsunng, etc
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Kensington lock for iPhone

I'm going to a conference where there be a booth for my company to showcase our product. I'm bringing an iPhone which will be part of the product demonstration. Now is there any product out there ...
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Replacement DVD drive for MacBook Pro

Howdy. I have a MacBook Pro 15" (MB133LL/A) with a Matsushita UJ-867 DVD drive. The DVD drive is failing and I'm looking for a replacement. Are there any other supported drives for this machine than ...
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Why does combining a PDF cause its size to be significantly larger?

I have 3 files about 40 KB each. When I combine them using Preview and save them as a single PDF file, instead of having a size close to 120 KB, the size is closer to 500 KB. Why does this happen, ...
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Site Blocker for Mobile Safari Google Searches

Is there a way to block content scraper sites from Google searches on Mobile Safari? I would like something like the "Personal Blocklist" now available for Google Chrome.
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Tool or trick to require doubleclicking to launch apps from dock?

Is there a way to make it so that launching an app from the dock requires a double click instead of a single click? I find myself accidentally launching apps and then needing to force-quit them. I'...
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Mac OS X keeps to ask me if I want to allow iTunes to accept connections

Every time I open iTunes, Mac OS X keeps to ask me if I want to allow it to accept connections, even if in the Firewall settings iTunes has been set to accept any connections. I am not using a beta ...
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Installing Windows 7 Updates on Boot Camp partition through VMWare Fusion?

I'm using VMWare Fusion with my Boot Camp partition. Are there any problems with installing Windows 7 Updates through VMWare Fusion, or should I boot up into Boot Camp in order to install these ...

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