OS X, show-hide hidden files

Sometimes you need to see hidden files and folders in your system,
You could use the terminal:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -boolean true
killall Finder
The reverse is
defaults delete com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles
killall Finder

Some more explanation here:

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AppleTV What's On

You’ll find everything you want to watch on Apple TV. From blockbuster movies to must-see TV series to full seasons of your favorite sports. Not to mention your own photos, videos, and music. And with all-new channels, it just keeps getting better.

Go to What's On Apple TV to see all the different content available on the Apple TV. They have descriptions for the channels from Apple that display your own content on the TV, but they also included the current list of channels and what they have to offer.

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Lunecase will display iPhone notifications with use of electromagnetic energy

The Lunecase uses electromagnetic energy to display iPhone notifications, It’s an intelligent case that receives notifications from the iPhone. Powered by electromagnetic energy. Wireless, smart, elegant.

"Using the unused
Electronic devices emit very small amounts of electromagnetic energy. The energy surrounds most technological products in our daily life. People have endeavoured to harness this energy and make it usable. We decided to transform the unused energy from the iPhone into a notification system on the back of the phone. Thus, we started to use the unused."

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Beautiful iOS game Leo's Fortune

Leo’s Fortune is a platform adventure game where you hunt down the cunning and mysterious thief that stole your gold. Beautifully hand-crafted levels bring the story of Leo to life in this epic adventure.

“I just returned home to find all my gold has been stolen! For some devious purpose, the thief has dropped pieces of my gold like breadcrumbs through the woods. Despite this pickle of a trap, I am left with no choice but to follow the trail. Whatever lies ahead, I must recover my fortune.” -Leopold

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Lisa Infomercial, the mac before the macintosh

Where it all started more then 30 years ago, see this infomercial and how the crazy eighties businessman presented the Lisa :-)
More history and information over at Tuaw: http://www.tuaw.com/2014/04/22/before-macintosh-there-was-lisa-and-its-i...
Promotional introductory video for the Apple Lisa computer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7rLpYeahN4

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Apple has opened its OS X Beta seed program to anyone with an Apple ID, via the new OS X Beta Seed program. Simply sign in at Apple's beta site, agree to the terms and conditions (including a prohibition on sharing information about the beta versions), and activate the Mac you want to use with the provided Beta Access Utility. Once you're live, the beta builds of OS X will appear in the Mac App Store.

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Lytro, Light-field, Camera

Lytro released specs of their upcoming professional light-field camera, the Illum. (light-field enables you to refocus shots after taking them).
"Photographers can use the camera’s software to refocus pictures after the fact, generate 3-D images, adjust the depth of field, and create tilt shifts. It will be available in July for $1,500."
It has an 8X (30 – 250mm) zoom lens, a constant f/2.0 aperture, 1/4000 shutter, sensor for 40 million light rays, and a four-inch backside touchscreen display.

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Shazam integrated in iOS 8

Shazam will be integrated into iOS8, according to Bloomberg's sources. The integration will be across the mobile operating system, same way twitter and facebook are integrated and will likely integrate closely with the iTunes Store and iTunes Radio, which has been rumored to be a separate app in the next version of iOS. It's not clear whether the integration will be Shazam-branded or referred to by a generic name on the platform.

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Terminal, Clean up ._ files

For sometime, years? I've been seeing these ._ files on my desktop when browsing files with coda, or an other ftp/file browser where you can see hidden files. Especially on the desktop I see a bunch of ._ file names that are greyed out (._index.html, ._photos.html, etc.). What are these files? How can I get rid of them?

The ._ files are created when you copy or otherwise create a file with metadata or extended attributes on a file system that doesn't natively support it.

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Airplay your games to appleTV,

AirPlay with iOS and AppleTV is just the best dual screen game experience ever! Play the game on your Hdtv and use the iPhone, iPod or iPad to control and second screen. My favorites are
Sky gamblers storm raiders and Real Racing 3

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