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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Geeking on GeekTool

It's Tuesday, which means it's time for another edition of Ask TUAW video! On the heels of our AppleScript episode, we are going to talk today about GeekTool. GeekTool is a great way to have information displayed on your desktop, without it being too intrusive. First thing, you need to download...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: VPN services

It's the first Tuesday in May, which means it's time for another edition of Ask TUAW, the video version. Today, Brad writes to us with a security question: I love using Wi-Fi where available, but I am always leery of doing anything requiring secure access as I don't know who is on the network...

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Ask TUAW: Charging MacBooks, securing passwords, color matching and more

Welcome to Ask TUAW, your favorite weekly question-and-answer column. Now, we can never have too many questions, so please, go to the comments of this post and ask away. To get fabulous answers, we need your fabulous questions. You can also email your questions directly to ask [at] tuaw.com, or...

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Ask TUAW: AppleScripting coolness

It's Tuesday Wednesday, which means it's time for Ask TUAW Video Edition. We've gotten great comments and questions coming in, and we have been trying to get to them all. Some of them are just too hard to show in a video format such as Ask TUAW, so today I have decided to do a little AppleScript...

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Ask TUAW: Where is the new Mac mini?, turning off iPhone noises and more

Welcome to Ask TUAW, your favorite weekly question-and-answer column. Now, we can never have too many questions, so please, go to the comments of this post and ask away. To get fabulous answers, we need your fabulous questions. You can also email your questions directly to ask [at] tuaw.com, or...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Airport Breakdown!

Happy Tuesday!!! Dave is a nice boyfriend who purchaed an AirPort Extreme for his girlfriend's birthday in order to help her. While the Extreme solved her printing/backup issues, he wanted to know about playing music through it. Today we discuss the different AirPort base stations and show Dave...

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Ask TUAW: iPad browser refreshing, iPhone headphones, laptop upgrades and more

Welcome to Ask TUAW, your favorite weekly question-and-answer column. Now, we can never have too many questions, so please, go to the comments of this post and ask away. To get fabulous answers, we need your fabulous questions. You can also email your questions directly to ask [at] tuaw.com, or...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Cloning Data

Douglas asks how to upgrade his hard drive and clone his Mac and Bootcamp data to the new one. We discuss new hard drives, enclosures, and cloning processes. Some resources for everyone: Carbon Copy Clone - More Info SuperDuper - More Info WinClone - Download Norton Ghost - More...

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Ask TUAW: Apple pricing, which cat is which, and laptop batteries you can't replace

Welcome to Ask TUAW, your favorite weekly question-and-answer column. Now, we can never have too many questions, so please, go to the comments of this post and ask away. To get fabulous answers, we need your fabulous questions. You can also email your questions directly to ask [at] tuaw.com, or...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: PDF and Scripting

Andrew asked us about how to have a folder convert documents to PDF format so that he can sync them to his Dropbox. Today's show goes into how to use Automator and AppleScript to do some scripting, and we're going to demonstrate an iPad app that will convert documents for you on your...

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Ask TUAW: iPhone US visitors, RAM upgrades, iPad buying advice

In case you didn't know, the 2011 edition of the Great American Pastime starts Thursday the 31st. I'll be watching MLB.tv on my AppleTV -- and my iPhone and my iPad. Baseball everywhere! Awesome. MLB's television broadcast rules black out home team games via MLBtv, unfortunately, so I can't...

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Ask TUAW: Spring Has Sprung Edition

Hello all! Welcome to the 'Spring has Sprung' edition of Ask TUAW, your favorite question-and-answer column. Now that many of you have your iPad 2s/are in line to get them/hope to see them show up eventually, we'll be answering some questions (and not answering others, because sometimes even Ask...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Migration Assistant

Today we discuss the Mac OS X Migration Assistant. Joe asks, "What's the best way to transfer my old data on my old MacBook to my new MacBook Pro without erasing new software on the MBP like the new iLife suite?" Well Joe, you and many other TUAW readers are going to learn about the Migration...

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Ask TUAW: The iPad 2 is Here! Edition

The iPad 2 is finally here! In honor of Apple's super-gadget, we're having an iPad 2 edition of Ask TUAW again this week! Now, we can never have too many questions, so if you have anything you'd like to know about your new iPad or the one you're going to buy as soon as they're back in stock,...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: bulk emailing

Jerry writes to us this week asking how to send mass emails and have them personalized. Software shown this week: MaxBulk Mailer - retails for US$50-60 dollars Remember, you can leave us questions in the comments! The video is on the next page....

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