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Best of MacOSX Hints March 15, 2007

Posted by farshadf in G4 & G5 Macs, Intel Inside.
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#1: Get TinkerTool

It has a whole mess of useful tweaks in it and it’s free. Just get it, you won’t be sorry:
http://www.bresink.com/osx/TinkerTool.html

#2: Use Go -> Go to Folder to jump to Finder folders

Shift-Command-G for quicker access, use Tab for auto-complete of folder names. Works in Open/Save dialogs but is case-sensitive there for some reason.

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Use the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to Clean a Black MacBook March 15, 2007

Posted by farshadf in Intel Inside, Interesting.
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Those of us that own the black MacBook know that fingerprints are the devil. Smudges and fingerprints show up all over the black matte finish. Josh, over at MacApper, figured out the most efficient way to get rid of the nastiness, with the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. Josh put together some pretty detailed instructions about how to use Mr. Clean to tidy up that MacBook, so hit up the link and let us know how it goes, fellow BlackBook owners.

How To: Clean Your Black MacBook [MacApper]

1 million free stock photos March 13, 2007

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search over one million free photos! We have been adding creative commons photos as a part of our ongoing efforts, and we will soon be adding large numbers of public domain photos as well.

 

 

Adobe Creative Suite 3.0 launch confirmed for March 27 March 5, 2007

Posted by farshadf in G4 & G5 Macs, Intel Inside.
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Creative Suite 3.0 has been one of the most highly anticipated high-end software releases of modern times, as it will be the first version designed to run natively on Apple Inc.’s line of Intel-based Mac computers. Its availability is expected to spark a sharp uptick in demand for the computer maker’s high-end Mac Pro workstations and other assorted Pro hardware.

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1/4 Of HDTV Owners Do Not Realize They Are Not Watching HDTV March 1, 2007

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If you didn’t understand what the title of the article meant, you’re probably one of the people’s we’re talking about. According to AZ Central:

Anyone who thinks consumers understand high-definition television should consider a recent survey by Leichtman Research Group.It concluded that close to one-half of the 24 million households with HDTVs don’t actually watch high-definition programs because they haven’t obtained the necessary hardware from their cable, phone or satellite operators.

And about one half of those viewers – about six million – don’t even realize they’re not watching HDTV. Bruce Leichtman, the market research firm’s president, figures the confusion is partly because the consumers spend so much money on the set they can’t believe they’re not getting what they paid for. “This is cognitive dissonance,” he says.

Attention: If you have an HDTV you need to an HD antenna or a HD capable cable box or an HD satellite dish. Something. If you don’t, you are not watching HDTV. Also, not every channel is going to magically be in HD if you buy an HDTV. For pete’s sake! —MEGHANN MARCO

Create any size wall posters from any size images March 1, 2007

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Upload an image from your computer and choose how many sheets wide
you would like your poster to be once printed

Once you’re happy with your selection, you can download the PDF file containing your newly created images and print each one massively blown up, resulting in a huge pixel poster to stick on your wall …

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