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How do I connect an iPad to a projector?

How do I connect an iPad to a standard overhead projector? Currently the projector is connected to my laptop via standard cable.
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How do I see the currently running applications on an iPod Touch?

There is only one button at the bottom of my iPod Touch. To close applications, I press the home button. Does it really close applications, or does it just display the home page and an extra thread ...
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Running Leopard on a MacBook Pro that shipped with Snow Leopard

I have a MacBook Pro with 10.6 pre-installed. Is there a way to use this machine to test my software on 10.5? Do I need 10.5, or is there is a mode within 10.6 with which I can run 10.5? If I need 10....
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Browsing left (up) in column view with no horizontal scroll bar?

Sometimes in an "Open" or "Save" dialog you want to go one directory up. It is in column view, but there simply is no column to the left and no horizontal scroll bar. Is there a way to go up one ...
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How well does the Apple Magic Trackpad perform as a mouse replacement?

I'm planning to replace my mouse entirely with the Apple Magic Trackpad on my desktop Mac. My work involves lots of typing (both code and prose). I also use Aperture quite a bit for processing photos. ...
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Can you install Google Chrome on an iOS Device

Is it possible to install Google Chrome web browser on an iOS device?
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Gmail in iPhone: How to delete on swipe?

On iphone 3GS I have iOS version 4.1 running. The thing is when I swipe a mail in my Gmail account on iPhone, it always displays the Archive button. So, to delete some mail in my inbox I always have ...
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How do I back up my iPhone contacts to iTunes over USB?

How do I back up my iPhone contacts to iTunes over USB? I followed the standard procedure and my contacts were wiped out on my iPhone so I am scared about backing them up.
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Good simple Clipboard manager

I'm used to using Ditto on windows, and need something similar on my mac mini. Any Suggestions?
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How can I get Preview to open up in the Foreground?

Here's what's currently happening: I use Chrome. I go to some website that has a PDF that I want to view on a hyperlink. I don't like viewing PDFs in the browser (even though I know this is possible),...
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Will iPhone App Update to new version will remove all the ratings? [closed]

I plan to update my app with new features. If I publish a new version say V 1.0.1 then will I loose all my ratings from version 1.0.
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When is the locate database updated?

I use the locate command in Terminal regularly. When does its database get updated? On other systems, I could run updatedb as root to force it to update. Note: I know using mdfind to search with ...
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iPhone App Update from a Development Point of View [closed]

I am doing iPhone development and my first app is in the market. First week was pretty good but now it is loosing momentum. If I provide an update to the app will it improve the app exposure in the ...
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What is the best way to make backups on my MacBook Pro?

What is the best way to make automatic backups on my MacBook Pro? It's more preferable that synchronization will perform via Wi-Fi. I heard that Apple's Time Capsule has short-living time, so I ...
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iPhone 4 internet tethering problem

I'm a user of Movistar (Spain) iPhone 4 mobile. I'm trying to activate the internet tethering and seems to all work fine. By default can be selectable. So, I put it on and connect it to my laptop (PC)....
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What can be the different filetypes of videos shot using iPhone/iPod Touch?

Is it mp4 or m4v or mov? I'm not sure. Please tell me what can be the different formats shot using iPhone or iPod Touch THANX!!
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Keep Preview from autoresizing print output

Whenever I want to print a PDF file from Preview, the print dialog defaults to shrink the page to fit the bounds of the page. I have to manually select scale: and enter 100 into the text field. Is ...
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is there a slipcase for 17" MacBook Pros which opens at the side?

I carry my 17" MBP in my laptop pannier, into which it just fits in portrait orientation. I'd like to protect it with a slipcase, but I don't want to have to take the slipcase out of the pannier to ...
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Diagnosing a broken laptop

I have a 12" PowerBook with no HD and a dead screen. I'm trying to determine if the actual LCD is broken or if it is "just" the graphics card, without taking out the screen and transfering it to ...
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How to delete everything on an iPod Touch?

I would like to give my iPod touch as a gift to someone I know, but I want to be sure that there is nothing left on it to avoid giving data with it... How do I clean the iPod ?
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Photo Taking Application with Jokes

I plan to get an iPhone, one of the tricks I can think of is to use it to play a joke on my friends. This is how the joke goes. I would ask my friend to pose for me in the name of testing the quality ...
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Good Newsgroup Client for OS X

I've just switched to OS X and am struggling to find a good, easy to use, and preferably free/cheap newsgroup reader. Does anyone have any good suggestions?
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Is there any way to upload a screenshot from an iPad to this site (or other StackExchange sites)?

So I capture a screenshot with my handy "[HOME]-[POWER]" combo, and draw freehand arrows on it in Adobe Ideas (because I like their line smoothing) to highlight my problem, but: How do I upload this ...
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iPads in the corporate world

Is anyone using an iPad in the corporate world? If you are: Is it better than carrying around a laptop, and if so, how? Do iPads connect to networks like notebooks do? Can I remote into my Windows ...
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Safari is using too much RAM. How can I reduce its memory footprint?

I'm finding Safari (Latest - v5.0.2) to be even more of a memory hog than usual. (Currently using 465mb of RAM with only this tab open, but having been running for a while) Closing it and ...
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Can I use tethering to let an iPad use an iPhone's 3G?

Given an iPad that doesn't have 3G but only wifi, can I make this use the 3G connection of an iPhone 4? Does this require a cable between the devices, or does it work over (bluetooth|wifi?) ?
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Antennagate: how much of the phone's side should I not touch?

Antennagate indicates that I should avoid touching that spot of the iPhone where the two metal pieces nearly touch each other - touching here would electrically bridge the two pieces and decrease ...
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Some PDFs created by MS Word 2007's Save-as-PDF feature (on Windows) don't display correctly on Mac OS / iOS

Some PDFs created by MS Word 2007's Save as PDF feature (on Windows) don't display correctly on Mac OS using the built-in PDF handling. They display correctly using Acrobat, Photoshop, Inkscape, or ...
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OS X - AppleScript Question about moving files daily to another folder (folders vary)

I am currently using this ( http://lifehacker.com/193778/download-of-the-day--auto+applescript-tickler-file ) for a tickler file system and have it setup in my Dropbox (so it works across systems). ...
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Has anyone experienced ergonomic problems with the Magic Mouse? [closed]

I used a Magic Mouse for the past few months. Very soon after I started using it I developed some aching in my hand. Over time this has grown to be more or less constant, even when not using the mouse ...
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Is there any way to have an iPad auto update its date and time?

On my iPhone, my date and time are set automatically. Is there any way to do the same thing on the iPad to ensure it always displays the correct time?
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WiFi Connection Lost Periodically - Must Reboot iPod Touch to Restore

I have a 2nd generation iPod Touch running OS 4 that I (usually) leave powered on 24x7. What I notice that I am unable to go online - I cannot check my email, browse the web, etc. My guess is that my ...
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Why does GPS on the iPhone use so much power?

I keep reading in articles that GPS on the iPhone, or any cell phone for that matter, uses a lot of power, but I've never heard an explanation of why. Why is this? The phone doesn't have to transmit ...
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Upgrading from Parallels Desktop 5 to 6 caused DNS query resolution “slowness” at Mac OS X level

Anybody else feeling this/have any idea how to fix it without reinstalling Snow Leopard? This seems very similar to problems PD used to have back in 2008 (forum link) FWIW, my current network ...
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iPhone / iPod / iPad Sync Problems

I have an iPhone 4, iPod Touch and iPad... And I have problems with syncing. If I download an app directly to my iPhone and put it in a folder, and then sync my iPhone with my Mac, it will pull that ...
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Does the new AppleTV need to be connected to the internet to access content on my Mac?

Does the new AppleTV need to be connected to the internet to access content on my Mac?
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What's a good Windows RDP client for Mac?

I administer a number of Windows machines, and am trying to find a really good application to remote desktop in to them from my Mac. I've tried CoRD, and I really like its library approach to saved ...
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Using git on the iPhone

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS running 4.0.1, and I recently installed git from Cydia just for fun. I've noticed in recent weeks that a number of developers have been throwing their theme/plugin ...
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In Pages, What is this Line Under a Rectangle Shape?

There is a persistent thing going on in Pages where there is a line under a rectangle shape when I make it. How do I get rid of it? I don't want it to show up when I export the document to a PDF.
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Wifi shared from Macbook comes and goes

I have a new iPod Touch, and an old(er) Mac. To connect my iPod Touch to the internet at home, I set up my Mac to share its internet connection (ethernet) over wifi. I'm running Mac OS X 10.5.8 on ...
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Sending link in Safari via IM

Does anyone know of a Safari mechanism (extension in Safari 5, perhaps), that will allow a person to send the current URL via instant message? Ideally, it would pop up a list of contacts.
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Password keeper for iPhone, Mac and Windows?

Are there any (preferably free/cheap) solutions for syncing and accessing encrypted passwords on a Mac, a PC and an iPhone?
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How do I subscribe to podcast in iTunes remotely?

I have an iPhone 3Gs that is synchronized with my home PC (Windows Vista). But I spend most of the day at work (unsurprisingly), I don't have iTunes on my work PC and I never connect my iPhone to it. ...
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First iPhone, what should I Do?

So, I've decided to go for an iPhone 4. But since I am new to the whole iPhone thing, what are the things that I should know, to make the maximum use of the device? Some of the questions I would like ...
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What does Apple Hardware Test error “4HDD/11/40000004:SATA(0,0)” mean?

I have a 2007 24" iMac with 4GB RAM and internal 320GB HD. A while ago the machine froze and then would not boot. When I run the Extended Apple Hardware Test I get the error "4HDD/11/40000004:SATA(0,0)...
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Are there any consumer style websites that offer WebDav support?

iWork for iPad now has WebDav export/import options, DropBox doesn't support WebDav. Where can I find a service that has WebDav support? Besides setting up my own server, is there any consumer (and ...
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Experience with iLugger?

I have an iMac and I use it for development and video editing. I am looking for greater portability and I'm considering a MacBook or MacBook Pro. My other option is an iLugger. I'm looking for ...
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Is there such thing as a SuperDrive enclosure?

The OWC Data Doubler allows you to remove the SuperDrive of a MacBook or MacBook Pro and install a secondary drive. This leaves you with two drives in your Mac laptop, and a SuperDrive sitting on your ...
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Is it possible to update the preinstalled versions of both MySQL and PHP in OS X?

I'm running 10.6.4 and PHP reports itself as version 5.3.2 (5.3.3 is available) and mySQL reports version 5.1.45 (5.1.51 is available) I know they are minor releases but is it possible to easily ...
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What is the thinking behind pushing the writing area in Pages to the left? [closed]

For better or for worse, I am so used to Microsoft Word. The page is in the center of the window surrounded by gray. Pages pushes the writing area to the left. Why is this? I don't like full screen ...

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