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We're well into 2010 (OK, 4 days), but there's still a few more lists and "top tens" of the last decade to clean up. One of the more interesting Apple-related wrapups is this list by Fraser Spiers, showing off Apple's best technical feats of the past decade. There's certainly tons of technical inno...

January 4th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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All the comments to the FCC in response to the call for ideas to replace the failed CableCARD idea were due this week so we spent a little time reading a few of them and found some overwhelming trends. Everyone seems to applaud the death of CableCARD and is pushing for an end to the associated man...

December 23rd 2009 at 12:56pm 0 Comments
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I love everything about my MacBook Pro, but for some reason it does not like to share its screen. It appears under the "Shared" section of the sidebar in Finder, and file sharing works perfectly, but for some reason screen sharing won't work. The "Connecting To 'MacBookPro'" panel will pop up and th...

October 16th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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It's not a hidden secret, but lots of people simply don't know about it. We mentioned it ourselves more than a year ago in answer to a reader question, but I think it's worth a revisit.Here's my scenario. People show up at the house with PC laptops and want to print something. A boarding pass, an em...

July 26th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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If you've been listening to all the clamoring on Twitter, or perhaps have seen the updated Apple page, then you know there was an iPhone event today to discuss a new version of the iPhone OS, version 3.0. While you will have to wait until the summer to get the new version (unless you join the develo...

March 17th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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The iPhone OS 3.0 preview event has already revealed two new developments that are going to change iPhone gaming: the ability for developers to sell downloadable content from within an app, and a peer-to-peer capability. According to Engadget's liveblog of the event (which you should be refreshing o...

March 17th 2009 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Our good friends at Download Squad found a great app on the App Store called Air Photo that will let you wirelessly print pictures directly from your iPhone or iPod touch. Just install the app (for $1.99, cheap if you print your iPhone's photos often) on your mobile device, put the server on your M...

January 21st 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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My very favorite Dashboard widget is iSlayer's iStat Pro. It is invaluable for figuring out how fast Internet connection is moving, tracking down what processes are hanging up the system and monitoring CPU usage.But what if you want to monitor your systems performance remotely? What if you have a Ma...

January 15th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Another Friday Favorite, our weekly opportunity to get all sloppy over our most-loved applications. If you have an always-on Mac at home, a decent upstream connection and another Mac anywhere outside of your home network, you might find ShareTool to be as useful as I do. It allows you -- with an ama...

November 14th 2008 at 5:23pm 0 Comments
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It's not all new features and delight behind the scenes with the now-shipping iPod touch 2.1 firmware -- among the updates and changes are five patches to address security issues with the device. Frameworks that have been tweaked include the Application Sandbox, CoreGraphics, the mDNSResponder, Netw...

September 9th 2008 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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If you've been looking for a way to turn that 16GB iPhone into a wireless flash drive, there's a new solution available for you in the App Store: DataCase for iPhone (link opens iTunes). The developers, Veiosoft, missed their original release date of July 28th thanks to Apple's annoying application...

August 12th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments