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RIP Mr. Jobs



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Lenovo Ideapad S10E with Snow Leopard goodness...

Got it up and running with Snow Leopard!


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Scanner Alternative - submitted by Dan

The Problem: the company needs a high quality digital slide show and the assignment requires the use of 35mm transparencies or negatives. In addition they don’t want to spring for a dedicated scanner and the in-house scanners don’t do film.


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Summer Musings - submitted by Dan

The best camera is one that gets used. Sounds simple, right? Where is your camera right now? If it is nicely stored in its case with all the accessories, flashes, cards and so forth, it is likely that it will remain there if a photo op presents itself around the house.


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Chumby - Not Just Another Clock Radio

(review courtesy of Intruder's daughter. We shall call her "Intruderette" for the purposes of this review!)

On February 28th of this year, San Diego-based Chumby Industries released the chumby™, an Internet device that can be used as a clock/alarm, radio, news ticker, photo viewer, etc… The widget-based device is hooked up to wireless networks and receives information via the Chumby Network.



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Borrowing Icons with Terminal

Disk image files (.dmg) are a popular way to distribute Mac software. Normally, when the disk images are mounted, they appear on the desktop as a boring white hard drive. But sometimes, the desktop icon features a colorful, custom icon. This tutorial will show you how to capture those custom icons for addition to your own library. The only tool you will need for this is the Mac Terminal, which is located in the Applications/Utilities folder.



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Motorola Ringtones: Straight from the Mac

Hey Motorola cell phone users! Tired of having a generic cell phone ringtone? Don't want to pay $0.99 to some fly-by-night mailbox flooder for a non-transferable soundclip? Well, fret no more! You can make custom ringtones on your Mac!



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LaCie Quadra External Hard Drive

When I decided to upgrade my external storage I began looking at newer firewire hard drives. I've had good experiences with LaCie and liked their 500 GB Quadra


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Confessions of an Ex-Windows user

Follow the experience of a recent switcher at http://confessionsofanexwindowsuser.wordpress.com

Welcome to the fold, Mr. Shepherd. We hope you enjoy the experience.



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OS X file security explained

From "Zeke" at MacObserver.com (a great Mac news site, if you are looking for the latest headlines and things going on in the Mac community), a wonderful tutorial on file permissions in OS X.


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