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Dear Aunt TUAW: Help me propose on the iSly

Dear Aunt TUAW, You have been on at me a long time now to make an honest woman of my girlfriend... or at least ask her to be my fiancé, which might or might not be the same thing. But I can't, because I've got an iPhone. Can you help? You see, we have no secrets from each other. If...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: What apps should I buy for Mother's Day?

Dear Aunt TUAW, Mother's Day is coming. What apps should I buy for the beloved of my life, the mother of my children. Tom...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: Help my windows stay put

Dear Aunt TUAW, During the day, I often switch between the screen on my 13" Unibody MacBook and an external monitor. Of course, this wreaks havoc upon all my poor windows with resizing, moving and so forth. I have to drag them back to their places, and scold them for their impertinence. How...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: Should I wait for the next MacBook Air?

Dear Aunt TUAW, My entire machine is just dog slow lately. I want an MBA sooooo bad. But I'm waiting for Thunderbolt *sigh*. Why can't Apple hurry up and ship those babies? Help a nephew out. What should I do? Love & kissies Your nephew "V"....

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Dear Aunt TUAW: Why does iTunes hate me?

Dear Aunt TUAW, There's nothing I love better than to put on a nice long multi-hour playlist while I'm working, but sometimes reality intrudes. I get a call, and I need to pause the tunes. If I'm visiting the iTunes store on my Macintosh, then the iTunes application totally loses my place in...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: What is this "Region 4" you speak of?

Dear Aunt TUAW, I saw that you posted (in your secret other identity) that you've ordered a Region 4 DVD of The Almighty Johnsons from Mighty Ape in New Zealand and will be watching it on your Mac. Last time I checked, I read that Macintoshes locked themselves to whatever DVD region you first...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: Do I have to re-buy apps for all my devices?

Dear Aunt TUAW, If I buy an app direct from the App Store, I can load it onto more than one iOS device connected to my iTunes account? And then, what's the low down on in-app purchasing? If I then make an in-app purchase on one of my devices, say for an upgrade pack, or more scenery for a...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: How do I install a Lion partition on my MacBook Air?

Dear Aunt TUAW, I'm in the Mac Developer program and I'd really like to be able to install Lion on my MacBook Air as a second OS. What are the best strategies to do this? Is it worth going out and buying a second SSD drive and swapping that out with my primary Snow Leopard system? Thanks for...

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