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Reggie Ashworth - AppDelete: AppDelete is an application for Macs that will delete the application you choose and any associated items (files and folders) that belong to that application.  Now you will no longer have to hunt through your system to find these items and delete them manually.  Or worse, just let them sit on your Mac forever even though the application is long gone!   (Via AppDelete.) Read more [...]

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FairGame strips iTunes DRM with iMovie: "Seidai Software has released FairGame, an application designed to convert songs purchased from Apple's iTunes Music Store to an unprotected format. FairGame uses iTunes' default encoder, keeping all the original metadata, lyrics, and artwork intact. The process takes 2 minutes and 42 seconds to convert a 4-minute song to AAC on a MacBook Pro 2.16GH... (Via MacNN.) Read more [...]

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Apple releases Boot Camp 1.1.2 beta: "Apple today updated its Boot Camp beta software, enhancing the utility that allows Intel Mac owners to boot into Mac OS X or another operating system such as Microsoft Windows. Boot Camp 1.1.2 includes support for the latest Intel-based Macs, offers easier partitioning using presets for popular sizes, and enables users to install Windows XP on any ... (Via MacNN.) Read more [...]

-image-Say Goodbye To The Clickwheel

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Say Goodbye To The Clickwheel: "PreacherTom writes 'If a recent patent filing is any indication, Apple Computer may abandon the iconic wheel that has become virtually synonymous with its popular iPod music players. The company had previously explored replacing the click wheel with a virtual one as part of a touch-sensitive display. But now Apple appears to be looking at a third option: a touch-sensitive frame surrounding the display. Rather than click a physical button or press a virtual one on the Read more [...]

-image-Apple unleashes the new .Mac webmail

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Apple unleashes the new .Mac webmail: "A while back Apple posted a few screenshots as teasers for their planned relaunch of the webmail side of their .Mac service. Well, today they announced that it is ready for the masses. The new .Mac webmail offers drag-and-drop functionality, a new message pane, Quick Reply feature, Address Book integration, message previews, message flagging and keyboard shortcuts. Thanks to the latest web technology, the new .Mac webmail is more like Mail.app than ever. [[ (Via Read more [...]

-image-My Dream App Announces Winners

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My Dream App Announces Winners: “BOSTON, Massachusetts – My Dream App, the Mac competition searching for the next killer app, announced its three winners today.

After a close race to the finish, three ideas emerged on top garnering…

(Via MacMegasite.)

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Top 5 Useful Websites: “

With such a vast majority of people turning to the internet for information and entertainment, it’s no wonder so many companies are offering online software packages to help organise our lives – and all for free. It’s clear now that in years to come we will no longer need to fork…

(Via AppleMatters.)

-image-Apple to double OpenGL performance on a Mac – Mac OS X – Macworld UK

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Apple to double OpenGL performance on a Mac - Mac OS X - Macworld UK: "Skip to main content Apple seems set to unleash much-improved OpenGL performance within Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. The company promises a 'dramatic increase in OpenGL performance by offloading CPU-based processing onto another thread which can then run on a separate CPU core feeding the GPU'. AppleInsider reports that in real terms this may usher in twice the performance for applications based on the standard. QuickTime will also Read more [...]

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News: Get Firefox 2.0 early from Mozilla’s FTP servers: “The Mozilla Foundation has posted a public release of Firefox 2.0, the new version of its Web browser now with anti-phishing controls and more — publicly on its FTP servers, ahead of an update to its Web site expected tomorrow.

(Via MacCentral.)

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Backlight: "Backlight lets you run any of your screen savers as your Desktop background. When you open Backlight a triangle-shaped logo will appear in your menu bar. From that menu you can select which screen saver you want and then select ‘Start’. It’s pretty cool to see a screen saver running behind all of your icons and windows! (And it becomes virtually impossible to stay focused on any work!) Get it here: Backlight. Read more [...]

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Better iPhoto keywords: “iPhoto’s keywords are useful; Keyword Assistant makes using them more appealing.

(Via Mac Gems Weblog.)

-image-How to set up a new printer without Printer Setup Utility

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How to set up a new printer without Printer Setup Utility: "This is probably obvious to some, but it wasn't for me. My Printer Setup Utility stopped working about a month ago, and I needed to set up a networked printer on my iBook. Many frustrated afternoons of Googling later, I discovered this simple trick: Download the printer drivers you need from the manufacturer. I needed a Canon driver, and fortunately these were available in a standalone installer. Install the printer drivers. Make sure you Read more [...]

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Seven Mac monitoring widgets available for free download: “iSlayer has released seven free system activity monitoring widgets and a free new monitoring application, iStat.

(Via Macworld UK.)

-image-Parallels Releases Important Updates for Mac, Windows, Linux Virtualization Products

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Parallels Releases Important Updates for Mac, Windows, Linux Virtualization Products: “After a successful beta program, Parallels has released the final, official versions of both the Desktop for Mac Update, and version 2.2 of Workstation for Windows and Linux.

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(Via MacMegasite.)

-image-News: Google launches Mac blog

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News: Google launches Mac blog: “Google has started an official Mac blog to keep Mac users apprised of its Mac-related engineering efforts.

(Via MacCentral.)