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Apple Is Holding Back A Hulu Plus App For Apple TV [Rumor]

Apple Is Holding Back A Hulu Plus App For Apple TV [Rumor]

A Hulu Plus application seems like the perfect addition to Apple’s $99 set-top box. While the device already comes packing a native Netflix app, the only way users can access current TV shows is by using the iTunes Store. According to some sources, however, a Hulu Plus app is ready to go, but Apple may not release it.

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Preorder This Solar Powered iPad Case And Get Rid Of Your Charger Forever

Preorder This Solar Powered iPad Case And Get Rid Of Your Charger Forever

If you’re anything like me, you’ll be forever losing the charger for your Apple gadgets. Thanks to this solar powered iPad case, however, you may never need one again.

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No HDMI Sound Under OS X Lion Using A Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt Adapter? There’s An Easy Fix For That [How-To]

No HDMI Sound Under OS X Lion Using A Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt Adapter? There’s An Easy Fix For That [How-To]No HDMI Sound Under OS X Lion Using A Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt Adapter? There’s An Easy Fix For That [How-To]

I’ve mostly been very happy with my migration to Lion, but I did get bit with one bug after the upgrade: for the life of me, I couldn’t get sound to output through HDMI when using my Kanex Amazon ($9.49). That meant the days of hooking my 11-inch MacBook Air to my 47-inch 1080p HDTV were at an end.

I wasn’t alone. Apple’s support communities are filled with threads from frustrated Lion upgraders who suddenly lost the ability to pump sound through their HTPCs. HDMI sound also stopped working on my girlfriend’s MacBook when she upgraded to Lion. It’s obviously a widespread problem.

Luckily, today I finally figured out how to fix the issue, and it was remarkably simple. Here’s how to get HDMI sound back into Lion.

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OS X 10.6.8 Causes Mac Mini Media Centers To Fritz Out

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Apple’s latest Snow Leopard update seems to be wreaking havoc with audio out through the optical and HDMI ports on the Mac mini.

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Millions of “Illegal” Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cables to be Recalled

Millions of “Illegal” Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cables to be Recalled

A staggering number of unlicensed Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables are to be recalled, after HDMI Org, the firm that licenses HDMI cables, said that the product should not be sold.

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Fix A Missing Menu Bar After Connecting A Mac Mini Mid 2010 To HDMI

Fix A Missing Menu Bar After Connecting A Mac Mini Mid 2010 To HDMI

I did something last weekend that I know many of you may have done already. I dragged my Mac Mini into the living room and connected it to my large screen LCD TV. I ran into an interesting problem after doing so. My Mac Mini would not display the Mac OS X menu bar. It wasn’t visible, but luckily there is an easy fix for this problem.

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Kanex XD Lets You Use Your Console & Blu-ray Player With Your iMac [Review]

Kanex XD Lets You Use Your Console & Blu-ray Player With Your iMac [Review]

If you have a 27-inch iMac or 27-inch Apple LCD Cinema Display and you don’t already know about the Kanex XD, then you should. This miniature aluminum box enables you to take any device with a HDMI connection – such as your PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, or Blu-ray player – and hook it up to your iMac or Cinema Display via the Mini DisplayPort connector.

It’s perfect for casual gaming at your desk or catching a Blu-ray in your lunch hour, and it’s a great way to make the most out of your expensive Apple display.

Read on to find out more about the Kanex XD!

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