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March 27, 2011

App from App Store on multiple Macs

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 9:54 pm
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I Love My AppleToday I tried to purchase iLife 11 on my iMac 27. Actually I purchased this item about one month ago when I was on my iMac 24. On the web, some people say that you can install an app from App Store on more than one machines. I was not sure it is true. I tried to get it on my iMac 27 about 1 week time later after my initial purchase. I got a warning message saying to Buy app. I stopped there to avoid double charge.

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My iMac 24 is Back

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 8:01 pm
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Last Friday, the same date iPad 2 is available in Canada, I got a call from the local Apple store about my iMac 24 is ready for pick up. I went to the store after work. There were a lots people outside and in the store for iPad 2. I was warned that there would be long time to wait; however it did not take to much time to get my iMac 24 back. I paid $264.00 for the replacement of the HD, $39 for the service and tax, in total of $318.15.

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March 25, 2011

FireFox Update (4.0) and Vimperator 3.0

Filed under: Programming Notes — David Chu @ 4:10 am
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My favorite web browser Firefox has been updated to 4.0. I got it today. After the installation, I found that my must-have adding Vimperator has also been updated to 3.0. The new interface for Vimperator looks nice; however, my clean UI is changed. All the toolbar, navigation bar, bookmark bar and tags are visible. I would like only tabs visible.

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March 23, 2011

My iMac 24 is Dead!

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 4:36 am
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Last night my iMac 24, my first Mac purchased in 2007, was dead. It was in white screen and I could not login. I tried to turn off the power and turned it on again several times, still no luck.

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Mac OS 10.6.7 Update

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 3:51 am
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This is Mac OS 10.6.7 update. Based on rumours, this update is mainly for MBP product line. At the same time, I saw Apple also has a update 4.2.1.

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March 21, 2011

New Icon: I Love Apple

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 3:36 am
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I Love My AppleI have created a new icon for my blog: I Love My Apple. This icon is based on Mac symbol fonts. Here are the steps how I did this creation.

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March 19, 2011

VIM Tip: Add Syntax file for svg graphics

Filed under: Programming Notes — David Chu @ 7:38 pm
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Today I found a graphics from Wikipedia about stomach. The graphics is a svg file, which is actually in XML. I like this type of graphics since it is a graphics in XML format. It makes it very easy to change some parts, specially some words in the graphics. I use VIM to edit the file.

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March 15, 2011

Apple Web Link to Donate for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 3:10 am
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I found yesterday that Apple web page in US has a link for donations for Japan earthquake and tsunami relief. However, it did show anything in my iTunes after click. Today it works. I placed my little donation through Apple to Japanese people.

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March 10, 2011

XCODE 4.0 is Out!

Filed under: Programming Notes — David Chu @ 6:27 am
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Two days before iPad 2 release, today Apple released iOS4.3 for iPhone4 & iPad, as well as massive updates(I wrote a blog today about those items). The most expected XCODE 4.0 is released. I can be purchased from Mac Apple Store at $4.99, unbelievable low price comparing to Microsoft Visual Studio ($799 from MSRP for Professional version to $3,799 for Ultimate). For registered Apple Developers($99 annual fee), it is FREE!

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AppleTV Updated: iOS Related?

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 5:09 am
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Today my AppleTV also has an update. It looks like that this one is related to iOS4.3. Not sure what new features are in this update. Here are some photos I took by using my iPhone 4. Sorry for unclear pictures caused by my shaking hands.

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