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How to edit videos keeping existing geotagging?

Videos recorded with an iPhone or with other GPS-enabled phones gets geotagged as they should. When I trim/crop/edit them in iMovie (iLife '09) the GPS tags are gone. How to keep the tags despite ...
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How to use Regex with spotlight [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How Can I Search A Specific Type of File in Mac? How could I use spotlight to search for example for files that end with jar or files that end with doc and at the same time ...
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Connect iPod Touch to WiFi with hidden SSID

is it possible to connect an iPod Touch to a WiFi network whose SSID is hidden? If so, how can this be achieved? Regards, Christoph
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“Watch Me Do” workflow succeeds in Automator but not as app

I have a 1 action automator workflow. This workflow is recorded to produce a "Watch Me Do" action. The action is to click on the "VPN" menu bar item, then select a particular VPN from the menu. This ...
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How can I sync multiple photo and video folders in iTunes?

I have an iPhone 4, a PC, and iTunes 10. I can't figure out how to sync photos AND videos from multiple folders. In iTunes' iPhone view, under "Pictures" I can select a single master folder, then ...
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ctrl-o behavior in Terminal.app

I often use the ⌃+O shortcut in bash (from "Learning the bash Shell"): [G]o back to [a command in history] and press ⌃+O instead of ↩. This will execute the command and bring up the next command in ...
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How to disable sound when switching Firefox tabs with ⌘1-⌘9

I use the keyboard shortcut ⌘1-⌘9 to switch to tabs in Firefox. In OS X every time I do this there's a sound, which can become annoying when the volume is turned up. I looked in about:config for ...
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Software to A) merge two faces into one and B) morph one into another for Mac?

I'm looking for a program (or programs) that will allow me to do two things: Create a video of one photo of a face morphing into another photo of a face. (This requires tagging the matched elements ...
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Why am I getting a “dubious ownership of file” error when Launch Agent runs my .plist file?

I have a Launch Agent configured to run a .plist file for example: /Library/LaunchAgent/foo.plist. Inside this .plist, it is set to run during LoginWindow and Aqua. When I attempt to launch my ...
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iPod Nano battery loses charge when it's cold

My fourth-gen iPod Nano has very recently started to completely lose its charge when I'm outdoors (currently it's a bit colder here, about 10°C / 50°F). Indoors, or when it's warmer, it still manages ...
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Is there a way to share a wi-fi connection over wi-fi?

The problem is that here is a router (at a cottage), which only allows 2 connections. but we need wi-fi for 8 devices. so the plan is to create another wi-fi spot to share our connection. is there a ...
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How to disable to login screen shortcut (Cmd+Alt+L) [closed]

I'm trying to find where this shortcut is being configured under Snow Leopard but I simply can not. Any help would be appreciated!
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Does the iPod Touch calendar support every other day scheduling?

Does the iPod Touch calendar support every other day scheduling?
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application for iPhone to read bar codes

I need to read different bar codes, and would be great that I can use my iPhone for that. Currently I have an application to read QRCodes but I'm looking to read PDF417 too.
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Can Textmate nicely indent HTML?

Does Textmate have a function to nicely indent HTML? HTML Tidy indents it - but it seems to delete tags as well. (This isn't completely proper HTML, but still!) <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/...
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Software for Mac OS X to view movies on my PS3 or Xbox 360

I want to see movies that are on my Mac on the screen connected to my PS3 or Xbox 360
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How can I save opened application settings in Mac OS X?

In Linux there is an option to save the currently opened windows such that when you shutdown and boot later, these applications are there the way you left them. It is similar to Hibernate in Windows. ...
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Changing the color of the path in Terminal.app [duplicate]

I would like the CasebashMac:bfgenv chris$ part of the following line to appear in a different color in my terminal. CasebashMac:bfgenv chris$ python
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Movies and Podcasts are not set as watched on the second generation Apple TV

I have a little problem with my new second generation Apple TV. TV episodes and podcasts remain unseen/unheard status even if I did watch/hear them. So the list of unwatched shows stays pretty much ...
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Why does spaces keep capturing keyboard input some times after switching spaces?

I'm running snow leopard on a fairly new macbook pro 13" (september 2010). Sometimes the black visualization showing the available spaces and the space I'm currently on doesn't disappear when I have ...
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Conkeror as default browser on Mac OS 10.6

I'd like to use Conkeror as default browser in Mac OS 10.6. Selecting conkeror.app as default browser with Safari does not work. While it is possible to start Conkeror via Firefox command line ...
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Alternative for ADmitmac to access dfs shares?

I can cmd+k to hidden shares if I remember the names, but normal access of dfs shares would be nicer. I want to get rid of admitmac since it makes my system unstable and slow.
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How can I get iTunes to automatically refresh the media library?

Most of the media players that have a "media library" functionality usually self-refresh the library when files are added or removed. As I share the media library with other media players (I use ...
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Is there any way to check the availability of iOS app names? [closed]

Is there any way to check the availability of iOS app names?
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Open new terminal window in current space, regardless of other open terminals in other spaces

When using Spaces on Mac OS X trying to open a new terminal instance results in focus being pulled to whatever space has the most recently accessed terminal window. With Finder I can click on the ...
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Dock Icons behaving like they'd be locked, but they are not?

I just noticed a weird behavior on my dock. The icons seem like if they'd be locked but in fact they are not. For instance when I try to move the icons around, I can take them and move them up. While ...
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How can I tag movies for use in iTunes/AppleTV?

I'm rolling over my AVI's to MP4 for my new AppleTV. Is there a good program out there for tagging the movies with their appropriate details? Also, I noticed iTunes will get "Album Artwork" for ...
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Are there any cool free 3D games on the OS X platform? [closed]

I've been recently playing Urban Terror, which is a multiplayer FPS game built on Quake 3 engine, and runs across Mac/Linux/Windows. Are there more such games that are free run on immersive 3D engine ...
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Why do X11 applications start but their windows stay invisible?

After using a fresh OS X system for a while, I regularly hit the point where X11 clients start and run, but their windows do not show up anywhere. I suspect it has something to do with Mac port paths,...
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How to connect to an AFP server from a Windows PC?

I would like to connect to an AFP server from a windows PC (XP/Vista/7). The AFP server is a Time Capsule with file sharing over WAN enabled. It seems from my research on internet that it is not ...
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Who are the clients of my shared iTunes library?

Is it possible to see who is currently connected and listening to a shared iTunes library? Is it possible to see which songs they listen to and how many/often? It's not really important; I'm just ...
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Duplicate contacts in iPhone 4 with two Exchange accounts, one is Lotus Traveler

I have two exchange accounts on my iPhone 4. One that connects to my gmail, the other connects to my work's Lotus Notes. There are no overlapping contacts in the two accounts. There are also no ...
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Does the new iPod Touch (iOS 4.1 / 4 gen) require that you jail break it to use a Blue Tooth keyboard?

I already have a BT keyboard and I don't really want to buy a new one, so my question is, will the BT keyboard I already have work with an ipod touch? Or will I need to use a proprietary Apple ...
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Can I select only a few specific folders to back up with Time Machine?

Can I backup only specific folders with Time Machine? If there is not an "official" way to do this, does somebody know a trick to do so?
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How do I adjust the tap-to-click sensitivity on the Magic Trackpad or the built-in MacBook trackpad?

I have the tap-to-click feature enabled on my Magic Trackpad and find that it works very well for the most pat. However, I think it tends to be a little too sensitive at times. Is there any secret ...
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Time Machine: should I partition a 500GB disk?

I was considering using Time Machine and I was wondering if creating a 50 GB partition on a disk of 500 GB for it make sense.
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MacBook Pro Display Adapter

Did Apple change the display adapter from MacBook 2006 to MacBook Pro 2010? I thought they were the same, (similar size) but they actually differ. Do I have to buy a new adapter?
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Can you format a Numbers cell by calling a function?

I'd like to do something like: IF(test_some_condition, BOLD(COLOR("Yes"), "#FF2222"), "No") In other words, I'd like to display some text but format it differently based on some condition. Possible?...
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The Casing & Protective Layer for iPhone 4 is Free, or Is It?

We all understand that the way to solve iPhone 4's antennagate problem is to use case and a protective layer. As far as I understand, Steve Jobs said that all these case and protective layer is ...
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Display external video on iMac

I am considering purchasing an iMac. Our office situation is such that the new computer will be placed where a monitor is presently located for a Windows laptop connected via a docking station. Is it ...
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How do I make windows save their position on screen after re-attaching a display?

When I attach a second monitor to my MacBook, I drag many windows onto it. When I detach the monitor, all the windows move back onto my MacBook's display. How can I make it so that when I re-attach ...
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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! ...
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If I buy an iPhone app will I have to re-purchase the app if I get a new iPhone?

I upgraded from the 3G to the iPhone 4 and forgot to backup and transfer my apps. If I attempt to purchase apps that I have previously purchased, will the Apple store charge me? Or will it recognize ...
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What is the best icon creator for mac? [closed]

I'm new to mac, I used to use Axialis IconWorkshop on Windows. So I want to know what's the best icon creator for mac?
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How to connect to wireless TV satellite receiver from Mac OS X

How could I connect to my satellite receiver from Mac OS X and be able to watch TV and navigate through channel list? Is there any free software that could do this?
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Fast forward / backward on iPod Touch

Is there an easy way (that I didn't find yet) the move quickly from one place to another while listen to a podcast or a song (as it was possible on my provious iPod Nano whith the "wheel" button) ?
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How can I change the background and text colour for messages in Mail.app

I much prefer reading white text on a black background. Is it possible for me to configure Mail.app so that messages are displayed white-on-black instead of the other way around?
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Sorting by multiple criteria in iTunes

So I have a playlist with a bunch of albums in it that I would like to sort by album name. This is mostly fine, except where you have two albums from different artists that have the same album name, ...
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Can I use the sound output on both my late 2009 iMac and my Cinema Display?

I purchased a 27" Cinema Display to go with my late 2009 iMac. What I would like to do is use the speakers on both displays. This doesn't seem possible using System Prefs -> Sound. I can only set ...
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Free (if possible) Video Converter

I've been getting along with VisualHub (defunct) for a while now, but recently I've needed an expanded set of Codec's, in particular Theora and VP8.1

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