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Single Time Machine Backups

Tired of Time Machine running all the time? You can turn it off in the Time Machine preference pane, but still initiate a single backup by choosing Back Up Now from Time Machine's menu bar icon. Of course, your backup is much less likely to be up to date, but Time Machine won't be taking any resources while you're trying to work.

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Buying Bogus iTunes Gift Cards May Cost You -- Next time you're about to buy an iTunes gift card on eBay or Craigslist you may want to think twice. There's a chance the card was purchased with a stolen credit card or hacked, and, as Macworld reports, Apple is cracking down on these fraudulent gift cards by permanently disabling user accounts that redeem them. (Posted 2009-06-29)


Jeff Carlson Talks iMovie '09 with MacVoices -- Jeff Carlson chats with Chuck Joiner on MacVoices about undocumented features in the latest iMovie '09 releases, and unexpectedly delivers a short Video Encoding 101 course when explaining the new Optimize Video feature. (Posted 2009-06-22)


First iPhone Recovered via Find My iPhone? -- A Lego Brickworld conference attendee writes up his Jack Bauer-like recovery of an iPhone that was nicked at a sketchy bar. (Posted 2009-06-22)

 

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