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See All Your Books in iBooks

The iBooks app for iOS lets you assign your books to different collections, but does not have any obvious way for you to see all of your books, regardless of the collection you have put them in. There is, however, a workaround that can show you just about all of your books at once: reveal the search field at the top of any collection in iBooks and type a single space into that field.

With this search, iBooks lists all of the books that have a space either in the title of the book or in the author's name. Other than the rare book that has a one-word title and a single-name author, you end up with a list of all of your books.

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Michael E. Cohen

 

 

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Apple Extends MacBook Repair Program

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Apple has recently announced an extension on its repair program for certain MacBook models produced between May 2006 and December 2007. Qualifying machines display a flashing question mark on the screen when turned on and are eligible for a free hard drive replacement. Customers with symptomatic MacBooks should bring them to an Apple Authorized Service Provider or an Apple Store within 3 years from their original date of purchase or until August 15, 2010 (whichever is longer). Apple also said it will reimburse users who paid out-of-pocket to fix this now-covered issue.favicon follow link

 

Comments about Apple Extends MacBook Repair Program

Footographer  2010-02-19 22:05
What about those of us who have a Superdrive that stopped working? Apple knows it's a problem, & I don't want to pay $300 to get it fixed. Mine quit after some update.
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2010-02-21 13:55
This repair program is unrelated, but you should take your Mac with its ailing SuperDrive to an Apple Store or call Apple about it.
Footographer  2010-02-21 22:08
Thanks Adam. Maybe I'll call Apple. I did take it to the store and they said there was nothing they could do and wouldn't acknowledge there was a widespread problem with the drive. But a call is a good idea.