How-To: Using Automator to Combine PDFs

OS X includes a great tool called Automator, which makes it really easy to take the sting out of repetitive tasks. Recently, I ran into a situation where I had to combine a bunch of PDF files into one. Luckily, Automator makes it dead simple.…

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Quick Search Box or Quicksilver?

What was once Quicksilver would provide the basis for Google Quick Search Box. With both a community-supported version of Quicksilver that runs smoothly on OS X 10.6, as well as the Google-backed Quick Search Box, which is the better choice for daily use?…

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iPad Roundup: Religious Studies

If Apple isn't enough of a religion for you, there are plenty of iPad apps out there to cover most other religions to which you may subscribe. The iPad's versatility -- coupled with developer ingenuity -- means there are many different ways to engage.…

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Sticker Fixes for iPhone 4

Apple's free case program is in full effect now. But if you're the type that wants to enjoy your iPhone 4's beauty in the raw -- and still avoid the death grip -- there are solutions available other than bulky cases.…

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iAd Approval Process Pains Sound Familiar

In April, Apple saw the money to be had in targeted advertising, and announced it would take an ownership role for ads running on its mobile platform by creating iAd. However, marketers don't seem to be finding the process of working with Apple very easy.…

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iPad is Smarter: Now With Genius!

This morning, as is part of my ritual when waking up, I checked for app updates on both my iPhone and iPad. When doing so on the iPad, I noticed that the Genius feature had been released sometime while I slept.…

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Coping With the Loss of Hard Drive Space

Despite storage becoming so cheap, it is still a good practice to keep tabs on your hard drive's capacity. I'll help you to arm yourself with the tools to figure out where that space is going, and how to maintain and protect it in the future.…

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