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September 26, 2010

iTunes 10.0.1 Update

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 3:13 am
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This update is iTunes 10.0.1 Update with a long list of fixes and new features.

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September 25, 2010

Delete Old Time Machine Backups

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 8:39 pm
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Recently I get several Time Machine warning messages about my TM is full. My mac’s disk space is about 271GB in use and my TM is 500GB. I have to either update my USB TM to bigger size or I have to delete some old backups. Before I go the former solution, I think the later one is quick solution for me, since I know my oldest backups can be removed without any concern.

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Wrapper Helper Classes for ABAddressBook

Filed under: Programming Notes — David Chu @ 8:37 pm
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I have been looking for ways to integrate Address Book – Contracts to my application. Although Address Book Programming Guide for iOS provides information, APIs and example codes, all those resources are far away from what I need.

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September 22, 2010

Mac OS Security Update 2010-06

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 4:57 am
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This update is a security update.

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September 11, 2010

Old Windows Tool: XCOPY

Filed under: Programming Notes — David Chu @ 7:04 pm
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XCOPY is an old Windows Tool. I remember that I first used this tool to copy files with sub-directiories when my computer was DOS based one. It is a nice tool to copy files. At my current work, this tool is also used to copy only most recently changed files as a way to back files. The option is /D/Y.

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September 9, 2010

Safari and iWeb Updates

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 4:04 am
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Today I got two software updates prompt: one for Safari and another for iWeb. I knew the former from AppleInsider during my work today, the later, iWeb, is a surprise. It is a update related to MobileMe with minor issues. Not sure if there are any new features added or not. I hope iWeb would support multiple users for web sites.

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September 3, 2010

iTunes 10 Update

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 4:09 am
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Today I tried to update again from iMac and soon I saw the update of iTunes 10, just as expected. This update does not require reboot. After reboot, I started iTunes. The interface is very similar to the previous version. There may be some different UI layout in Music. The biggest new feature is Ping.

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A Nice Video Podcast on Objective-C by Robert Van Slooten

Filed under: Programming Notes — David Chu @ 4:07 am
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Last night I found a nice podcast on Objective-C from my iTunes. The podcast is called as Cocoa Touch Netcast (CTN), hosted by Robert Van Slooten. The first show was published on February 2(Tuesday), 2010. Up till now, it is the 2nd episode of part 3.

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Apple Music Event with New Product Release

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 4:03 am
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Today is the Apple Music Event. I actually wrote this blog a few days (started on August 27, 2010) before the event and I have scheduled this one as a post dated blog on September 1, 2010. Therefore, this post contains two sections: one with my hope or guess and one we see today.

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