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Archive for September, 2008

Solution for iChat error: “You have attempted to login too often…”

Users of Apple’s iChat instant messaging software might come across a problem that won’t allow them to sign into their AIM accounts. “You have attempted to login too often in a short period of time. Wait a few minutes before trying to login…”

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Apple’s iPhone App Store is not a flea market for developers

There’s been a lot of chatter and controversy the past few weeks regarding Apple’s treatment of iPhone app developers, and it’s seemingly been growing louder and louder with each passing day. Everyone who’s making a big fuss needs to…

Apple\'s iPhone App Store is not a flea market for developers
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Fix iSight cameras that show only a black picture in Photobooth

Occasionally, owners of Macs with Apple’s built-in iSight webcams may experience an issue that causes only a solid black picture to be displayed. No need to worry, it’s most likely not permanent. A few days ago I received a call from a friend…

Fix iSight cameras that only show a black picture in Photobooth
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28 tips & tricks all iPhone and iPod touch users should know

With the iPhone selling like hotcakes all across the world, millions of people are becoming familiar with and learning just how powerful Apple’s Multi-Touch platform really is. While this comprehensive list of tips and lesser known…

28 tips & tricks all iPhone and iPod touch users should know
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Video: Never forget a password again with 1Password software

Registering as a member on websites is a pain. Having to remember the passwords to those accounts is even more of a pain. Our video tutorial of 1Password will show how you can securely store your login information and use it to auto-fill…

Video: Never forget a password again with 1Password software
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Beef up Leopard’s Quick Look with file plugins & droplet viewer

Quick Look, a feature Apple introduced in Mac OS X Leopard, is convenient for previewing files without opening any applications. With free add-ons you can add even more functionality. To put it mildly, Quick Look is one of my favorite new…

Beef up Leopard\'s Quick Look with file plugins & droplet viewer
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How to extract and fade audio clips using Apple’s iMovie ’08

iMovie ’08 threw long-time users of iMovie’s previous versions for a loop, making it difficult to figure out how to work with audio in the redesigned video editing app. At first glance, it may seem like a ton of features were dropped from iMovie…

How to extract and fade audio clips using Apple\'s iMovie \'08
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Video: Using Active Screen Corners to Boost Productivity in OS X

Active Screen Corners is one of the most underrated features of the Mac OS X operating system, mainly because most people don’t even know it exists. In this helpful video tutorial we’re going to do a thorough overview of Exposé & Spaces…

Video: Using Active Screen Corners to Boost Productivity in OS X
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Why Speck products are (mostly) great for protecting your Apple devices

I’m a big technology buff, but sometimes I can get a little rough with my electronics. It’s essential that I have my expensive toys guarded pretty well so they aren’t quite so prone to scratches, dings, or dents. Whenever I get a new Apple…

Why Speck products are (mostly) great for protecting your Apple devices
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Get rid of false iTunes application update icon that won’t go away

Users of Apple’s iPhone or iPod touch may come across a minor but harmless glitch that causes iTunes to always say there is one app update available. I guess I could be considered one of the lucky ones since I haven’t run into any of the…

Get rid of false iTunes application update icon that won\'t go away
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Shoe Circus ad confuses… Why, Microsoft? Better yet, why, Jerry?

Microsoft’s new ad campaign featuring the (not at all) talented Bill Gates and (really brilliantly) talented Jerry Seinfeld just makes me ask “Why?” Just to make this clear upfront, I am not a blind Microsoft basher. I used their products for nearly…

Shoe Circus ad confuses... Why, Microsoft? Better yet, why, Jerry?
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Reinstall bundled apps from Leopard disc without reinstalling OS X

While it is uncommon, occasionally you’ll find the only way to fix a troublesome application on your Mac is to uninstall and then reinstall it from scratch. This is no problem for third-party apps like Firefox or Microsoft Office since their installers…

Reinstall bundled apps from Leopard disc without reinstalling OS X
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