the Apple branding for their ultra-portable laptop line, based on flash storage only.

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How to install XCode on a MacBook Air without a DVD drive?

I just bought a new MacBook Air and would like to install XCode and the Developer Tools. XCode usually comes on the Snow Leopard DVD, but the MacBook Air does not have a DVD drive, so it comes with a ...
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BootCamp - Right-Click on Windows 7 running on MacBook Air

How do you right-click on Windows 7 running on a MacBookAir? I'm sure it used to work, but lately I haven't been able to figure it out.
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How can I capture other computers traffic in Wireshark on a WiFi-network?

I run Wireshark on a MacBook Air and I also have a Android phone on the same WiFi-network. If I visit a website with the Android phone I can't see that DNS-traffic (or other traffic) in Wireshark on ...
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Will the new 13" MacBook Air be enough to develop on and run a LAMP server in a Virtual Machine? [closed]

I'm in the market for a new Mac notebook, and I really like the form factor of the 13" MacBook Air, as I'll be biking with it every day. I currently have the 2009 15" MacBook Pro, which is powerful ...
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How to toggle wifi / bluetooth in Macbook Air with Windows 7 installed

I'm writing this on a MacBook Air 13" (the ones just released), but I have a problem. BootCamp provides no easy way of turning off the bluetooth or wifi radios, and nor are there any hotkey ...
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OS X 10.6.5: Admin user can log into his account, once logged in, the same password fail to work

I've just ran into an issue where an admin user can log into his account but once logged in and a password is somehow required, OS X says he's using the wrong password. The password doesn't have any ...
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Can you boot/install/restore a MacBook Pro with a MacBook Air USB stick?

The new MacBook Airs don't have optical drives, so you can't install or restore the OS via DVD. They include a little USB stick for this purpose: I have a MacBook Pro and a MacBook Air. Does anyone ...
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Apple TV not showing in iTunes 10 when connected to LAN via Fritz!Box

My setup: Fritz!Box 7390 International is modem and router (both LAN and WiFI) Apple TV (1st gen, latest firmware) is connected to LAN port on Fritz!Box MacBook Air (newest) is connected to other LAN ...
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Would a Macbook Air (2010) be able to use a 8GB RAM module once one exists? [closed]

I'm considering buying a new Macbook Air (2010) but it seems to only have a single RAM slot (for a PC3-8500 DDR3 SODIMM). As I require 8GB for my current MBP not to slow to a crawl with some of my ...
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Does Ubuntu 10.x run well on MacBook aluminum/air models? What are the issues?

I installed Ubuntu on my MacBook about 2 years ago, and although most things worked, I had trouble with the trackpad (felt very jerky and two-finger tap didn't work), as well as with WiFi and ...
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Can you disable the standby mode on a Macbook Air 2010 model?

It seems that the Macbook Air 2010 model has some issues waking from its standby mode which it goes into after an hour of on-battery sleep. I'm looking for a way to disable this standby behavior. ...
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What is the white thingy that come with the new MacBook Air?

At one point on the MacBook Air specs page there is this photo. It looks like a USB Flash drive, but is described as the "Software Reinstall Drive"? If so, then maybe it is read-only then?