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-image-Hands on with Time Capsule

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Hands on with Time Capsule: “Glenn Fleishman digs into Time Machine, getting some initial ideas about how it performs, and uncovering an unexpected feature.

(Via MacCentral.)

-image-PayPal: ‘Steer clear of Safari’

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PayPal: ‘Steer clear of Safari’: “PayPal chief warns Apple users to beware of phishing when using Safari

If you’re using Apple’s Safari browser, PayPal has some advice for you: Drop it, at least if you want to avoid online fraud.

(Via Macworld UK.)

-image-Apple changes MacBook, MacBook Pro battery tests

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Apple changes MacBook, MacBook Pro battery tests: “Apple now promises battery life based on normal usage

Apple introduced new MacBooks and MacBook Pros yesterday, and eagle-eyed Macworld readers quickly spotted that battery life appears to have declined in comparison to previous models.

(Via Macworld UK.)

-image-iBank 3 adds iPhone integration, direct downloads

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iBank 3 adds iPhone integration, direct downloads: "IGG Software today announced the release of iBank 3, the new version of its popular financial management application for Mac OS X Leopard. Included with iBank 3 is iBank for iPhone, a web-based iPhone application that allows users to enter transactions on their iPhones, and via .Mac, have them automatically added to the desktop application..." (Via MacMinute.) Read more [...]

-image-A free GUI solution to resizing disk partitions

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A free GUI solution to resizing disk partitions: "I installed Leopard on a FireWire drive to test it before upgrading my MacBook Pro's internal Tiger installation. Satisfied with the results, I tried to use Carbon Copy Cloner to copy Leopard to my MacBook Pro's internal drive, only to find the external image was slightly too large for the internal. Not wanting to spend $35 on iPartition, I dug around and found the GParted LiveCD. It provides the GParted GUI front-end to parted (a GNU partitioning Read more [...]

-image-Use an OS X-Style Global Menu in Ubuntu [Ubuntu]

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Use an OS X-Style Global Menu in Ubuntu [Ubuntu]: " Most 'Make X Look Like a Mac' hacks for any system end up merely putting a new skin on the same basic window and menu layouts. Not so with Global Menu, an Ubuntu project that's seen a lot of community input and has matured along with it. After installing more than a dozen packages and crossing your fingers, your top menu bar should emulate the OS X style, moving your program dialogs up there and keeping the application window relatively clean. At Read more [...]

-image-Video Monitoring with iChat, an eMac, and a Cheap USB Camera

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Video Monitoring with iChat, an eMac, and a Cheap USB Camera: “

As my Mac is in a room not attached to our house, I had setup iChat as an audio-only intercom so my kids could easily contact me at night when I’m working out there and my wife’s not home. Plus it lets me keep an ear on them. But I…

(Via AppleMatters.)

-image-BBC confirms iPlayer for iPhone, iPod touch “within weeks”

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BBC confirms iPlayer for iPhone, iPod touch “within weeks”: “The BBC continues its mission to reach Apple’s ecosystem

The BBC has confirmed plans to make streaming TV services using its iPlayer software available to the iPhone and iPod touch, ‘within weeks’.

(Via Macworld UK.)

-image-Get Signatures that Look Handwritten at MyLiveSignature [Handwriting]

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Get Signatures that Look Handwritten at MyLiveSignature [Handwriting]: "Adding a handwritten signature to letters or even email can add a distinguising, memorable mark to your messages—and in cases like mine, that distinct memory is, 'Boy, his handwriting is awful.' MyLiveSignature, a free web app that produces stylized signatures for use in emails, blog posts, or other writing, is a fitting solution to that problem. After typing in your name, you get your choice of 10 fonts, and then many Read more [...]

-image-New PocketMac® GoBetween™ Adds Lotus Notes Syncing to Mobile New PocketMac® GoBetween™ Adds Lotus Notes Syncing to Mobile Devices

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San Diego, CA--February 18, 2008-- Information Appliance Associates announces the release of PocketMac® GoBetween™ for Lotus Notes, the first automated solution to sync users' Lotus Notes data to iCal and the Mac OS X Address Book, allowing Lotus Notes users to have their data fully supported and synched with their mobile devices. PocketMac GoBetween for Lotus Notes requires Lotus Notes 7 or higher, and Mac OS X 10.4 or better. The retail price of PocketMac GoBetween for Lotus Read more [...]

-image-Mozilla opens email subsidiary

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Mozilla opens email subsidiary: “Mozilla Messaging opened Tuesday, and will initially focus on Thunderbird 3.

The Mozilla Foundation has opened Mozilla Messaging, a new subsidiary focused on developing its free, open-source Thunderbird email software.

(Via Macworld UK.)

-image-Time Machine tips and troubleshooting

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Time Machine tips and troubleshooting: "Some people will be able to set up and turn on Time Machine with a single click. But you may need to do some manual configuration to get it to work the way you want. You should also be aware of some quirks in Time Machine’s operation, particularly when restoring data." (Via MacCentral.) Read more [...]

-image-SyncTogether works with Leopard, finally

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SyncTogether works with Leopard, finally: “Mark/Space has updated its Mac-to-Mac sync tool, SyncTogether, to work with Mac OS X v10.5 ‘Leopard’

(Via MacCentral.)

-image-Fix Stuck Pixels on Your Monitor with Killdeadpixel [Repair]

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Fix Stuck Pixels on Your Monitor with Killdeadpixel [Repair]: "Fix stuck pixels on your LCD monitor with web site Killdeadpixel. Like previously mentioned JScreenFix, Killdeadpixel unsticks pixels by displaying a quickly changing, high-contrast graphic over the pixel—but Killdeadpixel does it with a neat little draggable graphic, so you can just place the unobtrusive graphic over your stuck pixel and let it do its work. Despite the site's name (which is a misnomer), a stuck pixel is normally Read more [...]

-image-Extension to PHP iCalendar for supporting publishing from Apple iCal

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This allows iCal to publish to your PHP iCalendar site *without* WebDAV support. This helps with commercial hosts where WebDAV is not available.i: "Description This allows iCal to publish to your PHP iCalendar site *without* WebDAV support. This helps with commercial hosts where WebDAV is not available. [edit] Features supports publishing and deleting calendars does not require WebDAV [edit] Requirements PHP 4.3.0 or greater is required. Your host must have Apache configured with the mod_rewrite Read more [...]