How to make a paper iPad

April 3 (a.k.a. National iPad Day) is creeping up on us, and the anticipation is building. Take advantage of the anticipation and play some iPad pranks on April Fools' Day. All you need is a built-to-scale fake iPad. Trick all your friends and co-workers into thinking you got your iPad early.

In this video, I’ll demonstrate how to make a fake iPad. It’s easy and takes just a few minutes.

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Spring cleaning on your Mac

Though the weather around you may belie your calendar’s claim, it is indeed Spring. And because it is, it’s the time of year to do something about the accumulated cruft you’ve packed on your Mac over the past year. In this video I offer a few tips exactly along those lines.

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  • Length: 5 minutes, 40 seconds
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Portable hard drives

In this video, I take a look at four portable hard drives. These drives are different from your typical portable hard drives. The four products are from Buffalo, LaCie, MXI Security, and Western Digital.

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  • Size: 9MB
  • Length: 3 minutes, 31 seconds
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Standout iPhone and iPod accessories

One of the benefits of being the Macworld editor in charge of iPod and iPhone accessories is that I get to play with lots of gadgets. On the other hand, too often that means seeing the same basic product over and over...and over. So it’s refreshing to see interesting (and useful) products from vendors who are making an effort to think outside the box. In this video, I show you seven recent products that have stood out from the steady flow of me-too add-ons.

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  • Size: 10MB
  • Length: 4 minutes, 45 seconds
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How to capture Internet radio

The iPod has become so popular that a lot of people have forgotten about a rich and free resource for music—radio. No, not just the radio you accidentally hear when searching for your car’s Defroster switch, but Web-based as well as terrestrial radio. In this Macworld Video I look at ways to listen to and capture radio that streams across the Internet.

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  • Size: 7.5MB
  • Length: 5 minutes, 39 seconds
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Macworld 2010: PhotoPresenter 4 and PDF2Office for iWork

Macworld Expo is a place where developers often release new software. In this video, we’ll look at two programs: PhotoPresenter 4, a tool that lets you create animated slideshows; and PDF2Office for iWork, which lets you covert PDFs to Pages- and Keynote-formatted documents.

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  • Resolution: 480 x 272 (iPhone & iPod compatible)
  • Size: 8.7MB
  • Length: 2 minutes, 7 seconds
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