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|Archived Since:||July 24, 2009|
Ted Landau reports that some people are having difficulties pairing their iPhones with their Bluetooth car audio systems. Here are your options.
If you want your deleted files to be really, completely, totally gone, emptying the trash isn't enough. Chris Breen provides other options.
Problem: You have a hybrid CD that contains software drivers you need for your Windows PC. But the Windows PC doesn't have a media drive. Solution: Create a Windows-compatible disk image on your Mac.
You've configured your Mac to automatically login to a particular account but now you'd like to switch to a different account. Are there any shortcuts? Perhaps not as many as you'd like.
A reader has a warm iPad. Is he alone? No. Is it something to worry about? Probably not.
Although the new iPad and Apple TV support 1080p video, nothing changes about the iPad's native 4:3 aspect ratio.
Ted Landau likes iPhoto for iOS a lot, but finds some issues with its Journals feature.
Like versions of OS X's firewall before it, Lion limits what you can do with the firewall from within the Security & Privacy system preference. Thankfully there's a terrific tool for digging deeper.
Ted Landau finds UltraViolet--the movie industry's latest attempt to protect its content--wanting. Read all about it here.
When your iOS device demands that it be plugged into iTunes, things aren't right. Time to start over with a fresh iOS install.
Mail has a decent spam filtering feature but if you've found it not nearly effective enough, you have a couple of options. Chris Breen explains what they are.
You say you've decided to leave Gmail and want to associate your Apple ID with a different email address? Chris Breen shows you how.
Ted Landau discusses some of the most significant and common problems that have cropped up thus far in the OS X Messages beta application.
Do you find more icons on your desktop than room to place them? Modifying your desktop settings can help.
Is there any hope for Quicken 2007 users who plan to move to Mountain Lion? Yes, but not in the form of a Rosetta return.
Can you transfer a Lion file that has multiple saved versions to another Mac and expect to browse those versions? No, and Chris Breen explains why.
A reader would like to know how to easily archive an uncluttered version of our stories. Chris Breen (and Automator) have an answer.
Ted Landau laments the lack of full support for Rich Text Format (RTF) files on his iPad.
Chris Breen gets a lot of questions but those questions don't always merit a long answer. In this edition of Mac 911 he makes a dent in the mailbag by answer questions about missing iOS apps, how to restore Safari warnings, using a "PC" hard drive with a Mac, and redownloading the Lion installer.
While it's easy enough to choose the proper keyboard for your Mac, what about the other keyboard--the one you connect to your Mac to make music? Chris Breen has some tips.