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    Macbook screens are indeed 16:10 aspect. You will...

    Macbook screens are indeed 16:10 aspect. You will get a small black bar at the top and bottom of a 16:9 video, and to the left and right of a 4:3. Other aspect ratios will have similar bars in...
  2. It entirely depends on why it thinks it needs IE....

    It entirely depends on why it thinks it needs IE. Most of the time it's because the people who maintain the site are too lazy to check if it works on other things, but sometimes it's because ActiveX...
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    I use rsync for this, over a SSH tunnel. There...

    I use rsync for this, over a SSH tunnel. There are loads of tutorials and some GUI programs to make it easier, but it's a good way of backup up over a network while only copying things that have...
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    You can adjust all the default fonts with...

    You can adjust all the default fonts with TinkerTool.
  5. tuaw.com...

    tuaw.com have a couple of links, one for a legal (and cheap) Concierge-a-like, and another way to (most likely illegaly) get a copy of the Apple concierge.

    Docktop (the app linked in the previous...
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    For Apache and PHP I use MAMP...

    For Apache and PHP I use MAMP, which is a simple drag-and-drop way to install Apache 2, PHP 4 and 5 and MySQL. For RoR, check out Locomotive

    Of course, those are limited in that you are stuck with...
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    You need to install the Developer Tools off your...

    You need to install the Developer Tools off your installation disks. This will give you all the GNU tools for C, C++ and Objective C, Java, all the SDKs and the Xcode development environment.
  8. Sounds like you're holding down control while...

    Sounds like you're holding down control while scrolling up with the mouse wheel/ball. This zooms the screen in and makes it scroll around when you move the mouse. To fix this, hold control and scroll...
  9. What makes you think you need a valid copy of...

    What makes you think you need a valid copy of Windows to use Crossover? That's the exact opposite! Parallels and Bootcamp both actually do need Windows because they run the whole OS, but Crossover...
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    average CPU temp is generally between 30 and 55 C...

    average CPU temp is generally between 30 and 55 C depending on what you're doing. If your fan comes on, it's generally because you're pushing it quite hard and it has turned on the fans preemptively....
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    If you're in warranty, just contact Apple and get...

    If you're in warranty, just contact Apple and get it fixed or take it to a store. It sounds like the battery is no good, because if it's reporting fully charged and won't power up it might be the...
  12. You can use Musorg (http://peippo.eu/musorg/) to...

    You can use Musorg to change the ID3 tags before you import to iTunes to set the album name and, handily, set the 'Part of a Compilation' flag so when you import into iTunes they'll automatically be...
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    Something to just check is that you don't have a...

    Something to just check is that you don't have a runaway process. It's easy to assume something like a hardware upgrade has caused this, only to find that something has gone wappy and is eating 100%...
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    I agree. I have an account with no password and...

    I agree. I have an account with no password and limited privileges called zzGuest so it always appears at the bottom of the fast user switching list. I just switch to that account if anyone wants to...
  15. Absolutely right. The Neooffice folk always...

    Absolutely right. The Neooffice folk always "charge" (read; request a donation) for pre-release versions. This is partially done to fund the project, and a partially to ensure that only people...
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    Sounds like something is chewing up cycles. Run...

    Sounds like something is chewing up cycles. Run the scripts from Onyx as was suggested, but also use Activity Monitor to see if there is a process eating up a load of CPU cycles.
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    Given that you can tell the mini to power off via...

    Given that you can tell the mini to power off via software, I'm not sure what the problem is. Even if you run something full screen, press ctrl+eject and the 'shutdown' dialog will appear and just...
  18. There is an uninstall utility included in the...

    There is an uninstall utility included in the .dmg (or on the CD). There are additional instructions here: http://www.parallels.com/products/desktop/faq/1/

    Look in the section about if the...
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    It should be OK. Not 100% sure but I think the...

    It should be OK. Not 100% sure but I think the apple power bricks work anywhere. The keyboards aren't massively different. In fact, I prefer the US one because the \ and ` keys are in more sensible...
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    Have you got the battery update? Try the...

    Have you got the battery update? Try the instructions here:

    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305364

    If that doesn't work, contact Apple. They'll probably give you a new battery.
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    Hold control and click the icon. When the little...

    Hold control and click the icon. When the little menu appears, click 'Remove from dock'.
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    Yes, quite right. Macs are personal computers,...

    Yes, quite right. Macs are personal computers, but not Personal Computers :) I think the main reason 'PC' is used is because it is a catch all term for 'generic' computers. If you have a Mac, you...
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    The fact is it's simply not worth your time...

    The fact is it's simply not worth your time trying to figure out if it's a scam or not. The chances of it not being a scam are so slim you may as well wait and find a buyer who will collect with...
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    As remain said, use cog. You can build and save...

    As remain said, use cog. You can build and save playlists and it plays mostly everything.
  25. Use iPhotoBuddy. It lets you keep multiple...

    Use iPhotoBuddy. It lets you keep multiple libraries so you can have one for your personal stuff, and one for other stuff. Alternatively, I like to use the 'show film rolls' view and keep all the...
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