iTablet or Video iPod?…Patent Applications

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The blog community has recently been reporting about various patent applications being made by Apple concerning touch screen displays and whether they point to a possible Macintosh tablet computer (jokingly called the iTablet by the Mac community) or a true video iPod with full touch screen interface (recalling that Steve Jobs clearly stated that the 5G iPod is not the eagerly awaited video ipod). This post will serve as a useful round-up for those interested (with plenty of pictures after the jump!)

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Typing Special Characters on a MAC

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There are two ways you can key in special characters on your mac.

1. Use the Character Palette

Character Palette

2. Use the Keyboard Viewer

Alt Combination Keys

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The # (hash/pound) Key on Apple Keyboards

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Where is the ‘#’ key on a mac keyboard?

# Sign

The ‘#’ key which usually appears in the corner between the ‘enter’ and right ’shift’ keys on the typical UK keyboards is absent on apple keyboards. So, how do you key in the ‘#’ key if you are using a mac?

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LATEXiT + Pages

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As we saw in a previous post, LATEXiT can be used to place professionally typesetted equations in Apple’s Keynote. In fact, LATEXiT has an even better integration with Apple’s Pages word processing application. Continue reading for a demonstration of what you can do with LATEXiT and Pages…

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