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    recover deleted items

    I've used this product in the past, and have had varying levels of success. If you accidentally deleted something, stop using your computer immediately, and if you want to try Data Rescue 3, get another mac, run the software on *another* mac, and connect the first mac to the other mac when...
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    sync iPhone to 2 macs ?

    Hi there, I've had a MacBook Pro for a while and had been syncing my iPhone to it, and just got an iMac. I'd like to start syncing to the iMac (as well) so that I can have copies of all my stuff on all 3 devices. Is this possible? AppleCare tech support says "no" but I don't see why it...
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    Another Apple screwup

    I am deeply concerned about what I read in the links that this post led me to. It seems that some of the most important concerns can actually be answered through compromise with Apple. In the community of upset developers, are there any who have the ear of someone at Apple? I think the...
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    Video recording

    check it out: it can do exactly that.. take video and upload to youtube.. if you want high quality video you have to let it render itself after you shoot the video.. does anyone know enough to answer my earlier questions.. and additionally.. is...
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    Video recording

    There are a few companies that have built some reallllly awesome video recording software for the iphone. Some of it actually broadcasts the video LIVE!!! I think Apple has a reason for not releasing video recording... perhaps the same reason they never allowed audio recording on the ipod ...
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    Maintaining iPhone Bettery Life

    Maybe what would be great is a utility that helps us to maintain battery life by scheduling the on/off time of things like push email, 3g, wifi Any word of such a utility ?
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    Mail / can I force the order of SMTP servers used ????

    Hi there, I have one smtp server setup for work, and another for home, but a few others for different email accounts. I'm always running into the problem of an outbound email stalling because Mail doesn't know which smtp server to go to if the first one fails. Is there a way to handle...
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    Use Old iMac as an External Monitor ?

    Hi there, Is it possible to use an iMac (g4) that has a broken hard drive as an external monitor for another computer ?
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    Need some expert advice-- want to make documents EXPIRE...

    Hi there, I am doing a project in which I'm circulating some sensitive material via PDF files. Ideally, I'd love it if the PDF file could expire so that the sensitive material wasn't hanging out on people's computers forever. (the material isn't life or death sensitive-- but it would be...
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    Mac Software that monitors modifications to a volume?

    Hi there, I'm setting up a shared volume which several people (Mac and PC users) will access. I'd love it if certain people could be notified by email when a folder on that volume is modified, like so: Main Folder subfolder 1 <-- notify when modified...
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    permissions weirdness-- files start to copy -- until 4k

    Hi there, I tried to have my company's Mac admin replicate a folder which has read/write privileges WITHIN the folder.. but not of the folder name, and with no ability to delete the entire folder. A user should be able to copy stuff into the folder, modify and delete anything within the...
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    Active Sync -- will this be usable for Macs ?

    Anyone know whether Apple's licensing of Active Sync will allow Macs to utilize the relationship to talk to Exchange?
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    Tiger / 10.4.11 / Adobe Reader 8.1.1 crashes every time it starts

    nope.. there is not an uninstaller in the folder.. regardless, I found the issue... a new (old) font I installed was causing the problem. It is an old .suit font that was crashing Adobe reader on launch.
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    Tiger / 10.4.11 / Adobe Reader 8.1.1 crashes every time it starts

    I upgraded to Adobe Reader 8.1.1 on my MacBook Pro running Tiger 10.4.11 and the upgrade didn't finish, it ended with Adobe Reader crashing. I repaired permissions and tried re-installing but something is still causing it to crash. Can anyone tell me how to completely uninstall Adobe...
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    Network Drive shortcuts in right side of Dock in 10.4 turn to ? marks

    Hi, In 10.3, and now in 10.4, I've tried to keep network shared drives that I connect to often in the right side of my dock (near the trash can). Without fail, inevitably, the drives turn to icons with question marks-- usually as a result of my trying to connect by clicking on the icon...
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    Vine Server vs. Screen Recycler

    Hi everyone, I've used the VNC Server built into Tiger and found Vine Server to be much, much more reliable. I've used Jollys Fast VNC client and found it to be cool, but not faster than Chicken of the VNC-- though I used it more because it seemed more stable and has a cool full screen...
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    Automator actions drag 'n drop / droplet ??

    hi there, I've written an automator action that I'd like to turn into a droplet (so that I can just drag a file onto it for the action to be kicked off). Can someone tell me how to do this?
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    Mac Network Directory Management Solutions? (a la AppleTalk?)

    Hi there, I work at a company that used to have AppleTalk Zones to distinguish between computers that lived in different departments. Now, we have all of the Macs lumped into one huge directory, and it's impossible to browse to find computers, printers, etc. Are there any 3rd party...
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    "username is not in the list of sudoers" -- for my Admin login ???

    Hi there, I am unable to sudo with my admin login and password. I get the error "username is not in the list of sudoers.. this incidient will be reported" BUT it is the admin account...and I've used sudo plenty of times in the past without problem. I reset my password--and then I am...