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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Extending your AirPort wireless

Ahhh ... Tuesday -- what a glorious day, and a perfect day to talk about AirPort wireless setups. For this week's Ask TUAW video, here's a short piece on how to extend your wireless network. We're using an AirPort Extreme, but the steps are the same for the Express. The video is in the second...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: AirPort 101

Happy Tuesday everyone! Today I'm doing a beginners 101 class on how to set up your AirPort base station. My example shows an AirPort Extreme, but the basics can be used for both AirPort Express and a Time Capsule. We show you how to lock down your wireless and how to allow access from outside. ...

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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: 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 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 Video Edition - iPhoto Sharing

This week, Kim asks about sharing multiple iPhoto installations to a home theater Mac mini. We were glad to help her out. You'll find our answer in the video after the break. Software shown this week: iPhoto Library - retails for US$19.95 dollars Remember, you can leave us questions...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Syncing Music to iPad

This week, Cynthia has a question about syncing music to an iPad that she shares with her husband, who she claims wants to relive high school. Don't stop believin'! Remember, you can leave us questions in the comments! The video is on the next page....

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Time Machine over a network

This week, Jude writes in and asks about using a home theater Mac mini as a Time Machine location for his MacBook Pro. We show him how to do this with some tweaking to his MacBook Pro. In the video, we used this code to put into Terminal.app: sudo defaults write...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Maintenance on your Mac

This week, Julie writes in about being a new Mac user (having come from the Windows world). She wants to know what kind of maintenance she needs to run to keep her Mac working. I give a few suggestions, but there are A LOT more we could give her. Applications mentioned in this...

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Ask TUAW Video Edition: Syncing music with Android Phones

This week, another Matt asks how to sync his iTunes music and videos to his new Android-based phone. In the video we show two very simple to use applications that can accomplish the task. Applications mentioned in this video: doubleTwist - free for wired sync, US$4.99 for wireless...

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Ask TUAW video edition: Playing video formats

Hey everyone, it's week two of Ask TUAW's video edition. This week we help Nolan play a WMV file and discuss the options that are out there to play all sorts of video files. Remember, you can leave us questions in the comments! The video is on the next page. Mentioned in this...

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Ask TUAW video edition: Uninstalling Mac apps

Hey everyone, Ask TUAW has gone video to help you with all those questions you send in. Today we help Donna, who asks about removing installed apps from her Mac. Remember, you can leave us questions in the comments! The video is on the next page. Mentioned in this video: Adobe...

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