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Use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a Boxee Remote

Are you a Boxee user looking for a remote control solution? Well, you might not need to look any further than your pocket. The free Boxee Remote App turns your iPhone or iPod Touch into a a simple and easy-to-use Boxee remote…

Create an iTunes Account without a credit card

iTunes Store offers a large variety of free content, but to download it you have to have an account. Usually you have to enter your credit card information to sign up, but here’s an easy way to get an iTunes account for fre…

Avoid the Apple QuickTime Bloat with QT Lite

Sometimes you may run across a website that requires QuickTime to view a video. Rather than installing the bloated QuickTime version from Apple, today we take a look at QT Lite that installs only the essential components need…

Power Up Your OS X Terminal With iTerm

As a long-time keyboard ninja, I was very saddened to see that the built-in terminal in OS X is extremely limited in available options, especially the lack of tabs. Supposedly the upcoming Leopard release will include them, b…

Customize the OS X Menu Bar with Butler

One of my immediate thoughts when I used a Mac for the first time was: How do I add icons to the top menu? After doing some digging, I found a great application that lets you not only add icons to the menu bar, but …

Fix AVI Playback Bug in QuickTime 7.2 on MacOS X

Apple recently released a new version of QuickTime (v. 7.2) sporting a number of new features and enhancements.  Among the many enhancements – which include (finally) full screen support in the unregistered version …

Clear All Browsing History in Safari

If you share a computer you know how important it is to keep your personal data and surfing habits private.  You could always use the Private Browsing feature, but what if you forget?  You can clear your session data by us…

Bookmark RSS Feeds In Safari

The new Safari browser has a very nice RSS reader built right in. For those of you that aren’t familiar, RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds are the wave of the future. You can get articles in your inbox, browser,…

Make Fonts Less "Fuzzy" in Safari for Windows

One of the immediate complaints people have had about the new Safari for Windows beta is how “fuzzy” the fonts seem to look in comparison to Internet Explorer or Firefox. There’s a quick solution to this issue, although …

Use Your Mac Mini as a Media Server Part 2

In the first part, I ran through the basics on how to connect and configure your Mac Mini as the heart of your entertainment center. In this next article in the series, I had been planning on going into detail on how to store…

Use Your Mac Mini as a Media Server Part 1

Apple has been pushing the use of the Macintosh as the heart of one’s media center for a long time now, but more specifically since the release of the Mac Mini. With its compact size, low price and FrontRow, it’s the perfect …
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