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Apple design secret - Workplace, attitude, and productivity

Summary: An Apple design secret - the connection between attitude and productivity.

Unfortunately you need a subscription to read the content over at technologyreview.com, but they had a nice article a while ago on "The Secret of Apple Design." I really like a quote they had about a person's attitude, and the relationship of that attitude and the impact on their work:

iMac dual monitor setup - Connect an external monitor to your iMac

iMac dual monitor setup FAQ: Can I connect an external monitor to my iMac? (Or, how do I use the Apple Mini DisplayPort to connect a second monitor to my iMac or MacBook Pro?)

Yes, you can connect a second monitor (external monitor) to your iMac -- here's how.

iMac dual monitor - iMac Mini DisplayPort

To create a dual monitor iMac, first locate the "Mini DisplayPort" on the back of your iMac. You can see the iMac Mini DisplayPort in this photo:

MacBook Air carrying cases and sleeves

MacBook Air carrying cases and sleeves: I recently bought a MacBook Air, and while there are a lot of nice things about it, an unusual thing about it is that it creates a dilemma about how to carry the thing around. Do you use a sleeve, carrying case, laptop bag, or something else?

My old laptop bag is much too big and cumbersome for the Air, so that doesn't work.

How to check iPhone minutes used

iPhone minutes used FAQ: How can I check how many "minutes used" I have on my iPhone plan (with AT&T or Verizon)?

As I was digging around for some other information I just saw how to check my AT&T iPhone minutes used. Since the iPhone operating system, iOS, is supposed to be the same across carriers, I'll assume this works for Verizon as well as AT&T.

How to check iPhone minutes used (AT&T)

Here are the steps to follow to check your iPhone minutes used:

An iTunes album list - How to create (Version 1)

iTunes album list FAQ: How can I create a list of iTunes album names (a unique list of all iTunes album names)?

When I listen to iTunes, I often like to listen to a complete album at one time, rather than a mix of songs from different albums. I especially like to do this when I'm working, because the music and volume level is consistent. It's always surprised me that Apple doesn't provide a simple iTunes album list view, where you can see all your albums, then click a button to listen to one album or another.

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