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Can I get the game center application back on my MacBook Air

The previous owner of my MacBook Air seems to have deleted my game center application. Is there any way I can get that back?
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Notes (Mac) can't connect to IMAP account, Mail can

Lately when I try to use the Notes app on Mac OS X 10.8.5, I get a message saying "Notes can't connect to the account JW IMAP", and asking for my password. If I enter the password, then a minute ...
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Go to specific desktop on TotalSpaces

I want to make the gesture "three fingers up" to to desktop 1, "three fingers left" go to desktop 2, and so on.
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Will a modern Time Capsule work with 10.5?

While at home for the holidays, I noticed that the old iMac is probably on its last legs. I'd like to get a Time Capsule so that the documents are backed up when the time comes. However, the thought ...
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Mail password problem

I have been having an issue with Mail.app. After I create an account, even if i do define the password (whether it be via programmatically doing so using applescript OR manually), after I save my ...
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My MacBook Pro periodically displays ads in a banner on the top right that says “Breaking Apple News”

I have OSX 10.9.5. It seems to happen once or twice within a few minutes after I come out of sleep. A smallish banner on the top right kind of slides in place. It's always text that starts with ...
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How do I install Flash in the guest account only? (Mac OS X 10.10.x)

Is there a way to install Adobe Flash to the Guest account (only)? I'd like to install to the Guest account so it gets wiped out on reboot. I rarely use Flash, so I want to not have to track ...
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Installing Mavericks on a brand new machine that shipped with Yosemite pre-installed?

Due to battery backups not working properly in Yosemite, I need to downgrade a machine to Mavericks. Unfortunately, this is a brand new Mac Mini and it shipped with OS X 10.10.0 installed. I read ...
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Would it violate the TOS to install a third party hard drive?

Is it a violation of apples terms of service to replace the factory installed hard drive with a larger third party one? I understand that it is a violation of the terms of service to install ...
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Lightweight Mavericks installation

What should I do to aggressively lower the memory usage of my Mavericks installation ? The only things I need to run are XCode and Firefox, everything else can go out the window; I'm not opening any ...
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Why does the Finder sometimes refuse to receive a drag-and-drop of a URL from a web browser?

For years I've been annoyed by how most of the time I can drag the favicon from a web browser's address bar to a window in the Finder to create a bookmark file but sometimes the Finder has a tantrum, ...
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Reduce the minimum iPhone volume (bluetooth speakers)

When connecting my iPhone (4S or 6) to a JBL Flip 2 bluetooth speakers, the minimum volume is too loud. Under that, it mutes. It is not a problem of the speakers, as the volume using another, ...
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Programatically change service script settings

I have a service-script which accepts a text and saves it in file. So I need a setting of folder where file will be located and hotkey for command. Problem is that user may change setting when ...
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Mac Mail has very slow to send/receive mail (plus other bugs too)

It's been worse since Yosemite. From the same exchange account (office365) I will send and receive emails instantly on my phone, but they will take several minutes through the app. Loading existing ...
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How can one “view source” of an published iOS app? [on hold]

I want to build an application similar to Apptopia but only for iOS. I intend to download iOS apps and examine what SDK/CDN/Meta data I can extract from them without violating Apple's ToS. Does anyone ...
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Can I take the optical drive out of my MacBook Pro?

I'm proud to say that I'm the happy owner of an almost antique 2009 MacBook Pro. I've had this 15-inch MacBook Pro for quite a while now and I'm not planning on changing it (have you seen the price of ...
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Claiming unallocated disk space on disk0 on Yosemite

It all started with trying to use bootcamp assistant to install windows 7. It created the partition and started the windows installation DVD which then didn't recognize the created partition. I came ...
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Extract target of alias from Terminal

In my Finder windows I have many aliases that target other folders or documents. At the shell prompt in Terminal, these aliases show up as regular files. How can I get the target of an alias so that, ...
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iTunes Sync Error -69

Got back from a three week international trip and trying to sync my iPhone 6 to iTunes resulted in an unknown error -69. I have been chatting and talking to tech support for five hours. Restarted ...
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“Buy me a coffee” as in-app purchase?

Does Apple tolerate a "buy me a coffee" feature as In-App purchase ?
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Samba issues (deadlocks and instability) in OSX 10.10.1?

I'm trying to narrow down the cause of a problem that I'm having with OSX 10.10.1 and wanted to see if anyone on here could help weigh in. I have a Linux-based Samba server running the latest version ...
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Yosemite (10.10) Finder Freezes in Column View

In Yosemite (present in 10.10.0 and 10.10.1) Finder regularly and repeatedly (not just randomly) freezes when in column view. I always use column view by default, so it happens often. It seems to ...
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Yosemite Grey Screen with 3d Party SSD not a trim issue

I have a MacBook 7,1 which i recently installed a PNY 250 SSD and added some RAM. The laptop was running awesome with OSX 10.6.8, lightning fast. Then I installed Yosemite. There was a bit of hang ...
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Creative Text-Links with Popover in iBooks Author

I've seen some iBooks (particularly those from Games Workshop) that include highlighted text that, when touched, will produce a pop-over. However, the only option I can find in iBooks Author is for ...
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Is there any hash code to activate voice commands - to use with bluetooth radio?

I have got Volkswagen RCD510 Bluetooth radio. I'm used to use iPhone voice control (not Siri) with Bluetooth radio in another car. I'm pressing voice button on car steering wheel and iPhone starts to ...
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Disable Calendar Location Correction in Yosemite

In Yosemite, the Calendar application will automatically clean up addresses entered in the Location field of a calendar entry. Unfortunately, it does so badly. For example, an entry for Brasserie ...
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Unidentified problem [on hold]

When i on my acer laptop (until the the user account screen is shown) the screen turn in to dim after i move my cursor or push any keyboard button. i also cannot connect to internet,and have an audio ...
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Can't Register for a Developer Account

I'm trying to create a developer account at developer.apple.com, but every time I click "Register", it says the server at developercms.apple.com couldn't be found. Is this happening to anyone else? ...
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What does Open Error 22 mean?

Basically, I do a lot of C programming (for class) so I use gcc a lot on my mac. Recently since two days, whenever I ran it, the entire computer is getting frozen, and a force restart is necessary to ...
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Yosemite hanging on MacBook Pro with Retina Display

I have a MacBook Pro with Retina Display (early 2013) running OS X 10.10.1, but this issue has occured as early as the opt-in beta releases of 10.10. I have done fresh reinstalls several times. After ...
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Process using more memory than I physically have

I was messing around with a large (4GB) csv in pandas, when I noticed activity monitor was reporting using more RAM than I physically have in my laptop (15GB instead of the 8 I have). I was wondering ...
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How to determine USB device charge battery level?

I am trying to get battery state of Jawbone UP24 connected to USB. Using this command: system_profiler SPUSBDataType I got this result: MotionX Band: Product ID: 0x0002 Vendor ID: ...
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1answer
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How to install both Cocoa and X11 of Emacs (preferably with Homebrew)?

I want to try out and compare both the Cocoa- and X11-based versions of Emacs. In general, I try to install all such packages through Homebrew, but in this case it looks like I Homebrew requires me ...
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Problem in creating a new apple id [duplicate]

I bought a second hand iphone 5s, I erase all content and settings, then i want to create my apple id, to download apps and all, i completed the procedure to create an apple id but at last the device ...
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What Time Does My iTunes Gift Get Received To The Recipient?

I've purchased my sister a gift from iTunes for tomorrow (29th Nov) and was wondering what time roughly would she receive it? - GMT
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Why is my iPhone 5S overheating so much?

Activities such as: Phone Calls that last around 10 minutes 3G Browsing for 5 - 7 minutes Watching videos for 5 minutes Using apps such as facebook / instagram etc for 5 - 7 minutes, lead to my ...
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Alfred Terminal / Shell Command does not work

In Alfred, if I type > ls must open iTerm2 with that command. Well, does not work for me. In Application if I select Terminal instead of iTerm2, works. If I select Application → Custom, it ...
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MBP logs out of all accounts under Yosemite when projector is unplugged

I've been noticing a strange behavior when disconnecting my laptop from projector displays after upgrading to Yosemite. As soon as I unplug the Thunderbolt-to-VGA adapter, I find that the system ...
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Names of voice memos wiped after iOS8 upgrade - can I get them back?

I finally upgraded to iOS8.1.1 on my iPhone 5 a couple of days ago. Everything seemed to be fine, but when I went to record something this morning, I noticed that all of my voice memos were just ...
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Ubuntu HUD in Mac OS

Is there and app or something that gives Yosemite the functionality that Ubuntu HUD has - search menu for items? I am switching to Mac from Ubuntu. Even thou I was on Ubuntu Linux for only a few ...
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How to disable Keyboard and trackpad with keyboard shortcut?

I just want to say that this question has been already asked before, but this is merely a sort of an "extension" to that question. Is it possible to switch off the trackpad in OS X with a keyboard ...
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Upgrade vom 10.8 to 10.9

all of my Macs are running OSX Mavericks right now, except one iMac that is still on OSX 10.8.5 I've tried to find a possibility to upgrade to Mavericks, but can only find Yosemite upgrades in the ...
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No connection to Safari

I have an iphone 4. It says searching in top left corner. It won't connect to internet using Safari. It will work when using hotspot. I can't send or receive calls or texts. The portions of phone that ...
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Upgrading from OS X 10.8.5 to Yosemite: Potential challenges

I have a Macbook Pro with OS X 10.8.5 currently installed. I have the corresponding Xcode as 5.1. Now In order to use Swift we need Xcode 6 and above which is only available for OSX 10.9 or later. ...
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How can I un-erase my iphone from iCloud

My iPhone was stolen and I made the mistake of choosing erase my iPhone in iCloud. Is there any way to un-erase my iPhone from iCloud? If not, is there any way to track my phone??
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Tried to hide a dock icon but failed

I tried to hide an app's icon on the dock but the app (Clock) could not be launched. I googled and found some solutions to dock icon hiding. I modified the app's Info.plist by adding the following ...
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Music is taking up all my iPhone 5 storage

My storage is almost all used up and I cant update software or take pictures. It looks like Music is taking up aLOT of space. How can I make sure that if I delete off phone it doesn't delate on ...
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1answer
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Google Drive client fails to sync Pages documents

I have two Pages documents in a local folder. They should be synchronised to Google Drive by my Google Drive client. The documents appear as folders remotely. I'm getting "Upload error - an unknown ...
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1answer
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How to export annotations in iBooks for Mac?

I've been using iBooks to read .epubs that I've downloaded from the Internet, and made many annotations in them. How can I export the annotations to another Mac, or share them all at once?
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Consequences of disabling kext signing

What are the consequences of disabling Kest Signing on OS X Yosemite? I have disabled it to keep TRIM enabled on my aftermarket SSD. What are the security issues I could run up against? If I install ...

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