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Console messages “warning: we're on the slow path” from syncdefaultsd

My MacBook (Mid-2010 model) has been sluggish lately and so I decided to check the console to see what was going on. Here is what I found, multiple times: 4/15/14 9:52:55.488 PM syncdefaultsd[20962]: ...
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How to sort contacts by creation date or modification date in iOS Contacts or OS X Contacts 7.x?

Is there a way to view or export the date a contact was created or modified in iOS 7 and/or the Contacts app (version 7.1) when viewed from a Mac? This one datapoint would enormously aid deduping ...
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Sync iOS7 device to PPC OSX 10.5.8?

Can an iOS 7 device (iPad 2 for instance) be synchronized with a PPC Mac with OSX 10.5.8 and the latest iTunes for it, which I believe is iTunes 10.6.3?
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Only one way sync with MS Exchange server in OS X 10.9 Calendar

Since my fresh install of OS X 10.9 Mavericks I have problems syncing my Calendar with the MS Exchange server (version 2008). When I add an appointment in the Exchange calender in Calendar on my OS X ...
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Synchronize iBooks across multiple Macs running Mavericks

I'm wondering if it's possible to keep iBooks in Sync between various computers (running Mac OS X mavericks) under the same iCloud account. I set up my iBooks but synchronization only happens between ...
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Faces from Aperture synced over OS X and iPhone in their Contacts?

I have faces in the images of Aperture. I would like to use the faces there for my Contacts in OS X and iPhone. How can I get this syncronization thing working?
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Sony Ericsson W200i with MacOSX Lion

I've got a Sony Ericsson W200i and a Mac OSX. Is there any software for getting access to the phone-folders across my Mac? I didn't find any software in the internet... When I plug it to the ...
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iPad can't be backed to iTunes 11 in Mountain Lion

Since updating to iOS 6.1.3 I am no longer able to copy files onto iPad and can't back up to my main Mac Pro with Mountain Lion and iTunes 11.0.2. I first thought it was the iPad, but now it's ...
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How do I sync all my apple devices?

I have a MacBook Pro, an iPhone (4S) and just recently received my iPad mini through the post. I am wondering how I can sync all of my devices so that every contact, app and music are on all three ...
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iPhone not showing any option of sync

I have a iPhone 5 with iOS 6.1.3, I usually sync it with iTunes running on OS X 10.8.3 however for the last few days there is no option of sync , only the summary tab is shown and nothing else, please ...
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How to sync time between Windows and OS X?

I'm using OS X Mountain Lion with Windows 8 installed via Boot Camp. When I switch between Windows and OS X the time in each operative system is different, exist a difference approximately of 4 hours ...
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Files synced by Synk Pro have wrong owner on both synchronized Macs – how can I fix it?

I sync some folders within my Home folder between two Macs (running Lion and Mountain Lion) using Synk Pro, a commercial live file sync application. I have the same account name on both computers. ...
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Share a Mail.app mailbox between multiple computers

I have a Mail.app mailbox on my Mac where I archive mails received from an IMAP account which has a relatively strict quota on mailbox size (500MB). I write mails into the archive once a month (as I ...
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How to keep two Macs in sync? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Completely synchronise multiple Macs I've got a MacBook Pro and a Mac Mini, and I want to keep them in sync: all files and folders, all settings, all everything. ...
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Can I use Google CardDAV sync on my Mac?

Is it possible for me to use Google's excellent CardDAV contact sync service on my OS X (10.8) computer? It works very well on iOS, but the same settings do not work on a computer.
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Why is my “New Zealand” bookmarks folder not appearing on my iPhone?

I am using iCloud to sync bookmarks from my iMac to my iPhone. But one bookmark folder is not appearing on the iPhone. On my iMac (OS X 10.7.5), in the iCloud pref pane of System Preferences, I have ...
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Can the iCloud sync progress be observed?

I have my Mac running OS X 10.8 set up so that I can see the contents of its iCloud repository at ~/Library/Mobile Documents (see this question and this question for more information on how that ...
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Can I use Google Sync (Exchange, Push) through Mail.app in Mountain Lion?

I love using gmail through Google Sync on my iPhone because it supports PUSH through the Exchange protocol. See: https://www.google.com/mobile/sync Essentially, they provide an Exchange compatible ...
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How often do my Mac contacts sync with Gmail?

I set up my Contacts in OS X Mountain Lion to sync with Gmail. I just went to Gmail and made some contact changes. How can I determine when this will sync?
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How to synchronize QuickTime video playback with 3 different Macs?

Do you know a method to play three (QuickTime) videos in sync on three different machines? At least I would trigger the space bar to start them in sync.
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Is there some way to sync only Reminders to iCloud?

Under Mountain Lion, syncing Reminders to iCloud is linked to syncing Calendars for some reason: In contrast, under iOS (version 5), you're able to sync Reminders to iCloud separately: I sync my ...
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How can I synchronize my two Mac Computers?

I have a Macbook and an iMac, generally I work on my Macbook, but sometimes I need that information on my iMac. My OS is Mac OSX Snow Leopard.
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Dropbox-like client for Macs to access existing FTP/WebDAV/CMIS storage

We have many users on Macs that access their files on one big non-Mac server that supports FTP/WebDAV/CMIS. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is ...
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iPod touch 4G is stuck and cannot be restarted

My iPod Touch 4G got stuck while syncing with iTunes on a Mac Mini. I canceled the sync using the slider on the iPod but "Canceling sync" remained on the screen. I was able to open some apps, but ...
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Completely synchronise multiple Macs

I actually have a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard (I plan on upgrading to Lion). I may have to buy an Mac mini in order to have a full dual screen (external identical screens) layout (see my previous ...
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Any harm done in Symlinking ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync to an external drive?

I'd like to reclaim the many GBs that this directory is currently eating up. Any reason I shouldn't symlink it to an external drive?
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iTunes sync error -50

I recently tried to sync my iOS device, but I got a message similar to this one: I tried googling around, and people generally recommended to disable syncing photos to fix this, but in my case ...
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iPad secretly syncing iTunes U slides to my books

Here's the setting: I am syncing my entire books library on my MacBook with my iPad. On my Mac, there are 122 books (both .epub and.pdf). I also use iTunes U on my MacBook, and some of the courses I ...
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1answer
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Email Syncing problems

Why does my email not sync on my Mac if I have read it on my iPhone or iPad? I can read it in my iPhone or Mac, but it does not show as read on my Mac.
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How do I sync two folders in OS X Lion?

I have some files and folders on a USB drive connected to my iMac...I would like to sync them with a folder on my iMac...how do I do that? Is there built-in functionality in Lion that allows me to do ...
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After I delete an app on my iPhone, iTunes copies it over on next sync

On my iPhone, I go to the App Store. I download some app. It's crap, so I delete it, by clicking the 'x' when the icons start wobbling. Some time later, I turn on my mac, and iTunes starts syncing ...
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Will updating my iPad to iOS 5 cause me to lose media? (the answer is YES)

I need help with understanding what will happen with all the content if I'll agree to iPad's request (which I see every time I connect it to the computer) to update the iOS from 4.3.5 to 5.0.1. Every ...
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Best OS X TODO app that can be synced with Android?

Which is the best OS X "TO DO"-app that I can sync my Android device with?
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Background Backup App – Mac to Remote Server

I am looking an app for my Mac that can backup in the background (such as Backblaze or CrashPlan) that will backup over FTP, SFTP, rsync, or scp (I'm using DreamHost's 50GB of personal backups). ...
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Suggest a Mac Notifications app with cloud sync to an accompanying iPhone app?

I'm looking for an app in which I can write down a quick message for myself on the Mac that can later pop up on my iPhone and remind me via a push notification. I'm not looking for a full-featured ...
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Syncing Linux server data with data on my Mac

I have a Linux server that stores some files, and I want to sync them with my Mac. I can mount the directory of the server, so after mounting it's just directory to directory sync. There are ...
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What are some great OS X Dropbox uses?

There are a number of ways I use my Dropbox with OS X apps, or iOS devices. Some of them include: Recipe tracking: I keep a 'recipes' folder inside Together's dropbox-synced-library, so from my Mac ...
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Why doesn't iTunes detect my iPhone?

When I connect my iPhone 3GS to my computer, iTunes does not detect it. The phone displays the green battery meter indicating it's charging, System Profiler detects an "iPhone" connected to the USB ...
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Syncing Contacts and iCal between multiple macs and iOS?

I have a two macs, an iPod Touch and an iPad, so 4 devices in total. I wonder if there is a way to sync contacts and ical calendars between these devices automatically (or in case of the iPod/iPad ...
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Open iTunes when iPhone is connected on a Mac

I remember that during the installation of iTunes (while I was upgrading it on my Mac) it asked if I want to install an application so that iTunes can be opened when my iPhone is connected. Initially ...