Moving data from one device to another

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Automator action to upload a file/folder

Is there an Automator action that can upload a file/folder? Specifically, I want to upload a folder automatically at a set date/time. I know I can create a "Calendar Alarm" action that'll trigger ...
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Difference between auto-downloading “all” podcasts vs. “most recent”

On my iPhone 5 with ios 7 I can choose to automatically download "all" episodes or "most recent". At first glance it sounds obvious what the difference is, but since I've had the "all" setting checked ...
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Make Dropbox app upload in background without having to open every 10 minutes

Is there any kind of workaround to get Dropbox on iPhone iOS to work as well as it does on Android? Installing Dropbox on the iPhone requires manually triggering the upload process instead of it ...
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Can I specify the file name of an iOS Safari image upload?

Safari on iOS allows to upload images to websites. However, the file always seems to be named image.jpg. This can be a problem, if the targeted website does not allow renaming uploaded files. Is it ...
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How to perform partial data transfer to a new Mac?

I need help in transferring some but not all of the data from one MacBook Pro to another. I have had my current MBP for approximately five years, and recently purchased a new one. Over those five ...
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How can I do asynchronous download of sites of using Transmit's Automator action?

I want to take backup of my sites regularly, so I setup Automator with Transmit. I also used Calendar to trigger the downloads on schedule. The problem is how can I tell Automator to download sites ...
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data transfer for iPad app

How do I extract the data for a single app to transfer to another device running the same app? I want to move a personal wiki from an iPad 1 to an iPad 3.
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How to move Mail data to an SD card?

I have MBA 128 GB, and my local Mail cache is too large to be stored on the HD. Now, I have the external 16 GB SD card plugged in via compact Nifty adapter. It's always mounted. How can I set up ...
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Stuck on finishing import (from external hard drive to computer hard drive)

I started the process of importing my iPhoto library from an external hard drive to my Mac with a newly replaced hard drive. I have roughly 180,000 photos and it looked like it was uploading all day. ...
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Old version not transferring

I installed a new hard drive in my MacBook and when plugging in old hard drive to transfer files & apps/progs over, some apple software such as Mail, iCal and safari have a cross through them ...
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Limit my upload speed at OS level ?

I know my upload speed is limited at about 100/110KB/s, sometimes I reach this limit and it impacts the connexion of other computer of my home network. Is there a way to tell OSX to limit its upload ...
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Recent Photo Booth photos no longer upload to Facebook

When I take new photos on Photo Booth they show up on the little photo strip on the bottom of the application. When I click upload->photos-->Photo Booth library it shows me photos only up to a couple ...
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How I download all my files from Drafts for iPhone?

I made a lot of notes in Drafts and now want to have it on my Mac. I have access to app by PhoneView but still can't find any text files. Also tried to contact the developer - no response.
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Download OS update only once for all home computers [duplicate]

I want to upgrade all my home computers (4 macbooks running 10.8) to the new Mavericks OS. I have a download cap, so i dont want to download it 4 times. How can i download it once and install it on ...
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OS X 10.9 Redistributable? [duplicate]

I work in an Apple-only office environment with ~40 Macs. Is it possible for me to download an OS X 10.9 redistributable so that we're not downloading 5+ GB continually over our ADSL link ? Thanks!
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How to read old Apple ][ 5.25" floppy disks

It's like Apple is a different company than it was when it produced the computer I'm talking about, so I'm not sure this is the intended topic of discussion here, but this is a question about Apple ...
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Transfer music from YouTube to phone

Im on my ipad an I want to transfer my music from my YouTube playlist to my phone with out any cords. How do I do that?
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How to access data on a pc from a mac which are in different network group

I am trying to access data from a pc which is in the network, however not in the same network group. Remote desktop works fine, but how can I access and enable transferring data? I am using OSX ...
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Show download speeds in Safari

When downloading files in Safari you can see your current downloads in View -> Current Downloads or AltCommandL If my memory serves me right, this window also showed the download speeds as well ...
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Transfer rate between Hard Drives

I am on a 2012 Mac Pro. I just asked it to copy my iTunes music folder which happens to be 40GB. Now, SATA shows a 3Gb speed, so ~320Gb of data should take all of 110 seconds. I know 3Gb is the high ...
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Figuring out what Photo Stream is uploading exactly

Even though I have unchecked the Automatic Upload of Photo Stream on Aperture (same on iPhoto), I can see through Little Snitch that it is hogging my upload bandwith constantly. When I wait (hours, ...
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How do I find links for iTunes U Videos to download using the 'resume' feature in curl

I have a flaky internet connection and I was trying to download some course videos on iTunes U. Three attempts to download 800 MB files failed because the connection was reset. So I'm now trying to ...
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Transferring music

I have an iPhone 4, and using iTunes 11.0.5.5. I've been trying to upload music (mp3 and music videos) to my iPhone, but after the sync button, nothing gets uploaded. I've tried dragging items to the ...
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How do you browse and upload a photo from an iPhoto Library to a website using a browser like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, etc

I've at a site that wants me to upload a photo. I choose Browse... but when I get to iPhoto Library, it's opaque. Is there some way to browse and choose one?
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Can I build an OS X Image with preinstalled software? (Or, please help me move back one OS X version.)

My MacBook Pro with Retina Display is a year old, and I'm in the mood of a fresh install. (I've got random stuff lying around, etc.) For compatibility with some software I'd like to run, I'm moving ...
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I cant see one of my videos on PC when trying to download pics and videos from Photos

I connected iPad to my laptop (Windows), opened the only file with data that was available and tried to download pics and videos to my computer, however 1 video is missing in the transfer list. ...
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How to transfer music onto iTunes?

I just got a new MacBook Air and I am trying to transfer my music that I did not buy from iTunes from my old computer onto my new MacBook. I saved my music onto a USB drive but the music won't ...
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PDF notes in Preview to EPUB?

I have been making PDF notes in Preview and want to transfer them to EPUB version of the book. Is it possible?
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How to Stop the copy of ALL my pictures up to Dropbox

I accidentally touched the picture icon (lower left corner) in my iPad. It started to upload ALL 400+ pictures to Dropbox. I DO NOT WANT the pictures uploaded. I can't stop the upload! And it is ...
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What's the Way to clean out my mac ahead of giving it out?

I recently got a retina MBP and I would like to give my former MBP to my sister, How do I clean it out the "Apple way" rather than just manually deleting all my files. I would prefer if it ran ...
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Retrieving Old Mag Issues from Newstand iPad

On my ancient iPad (original, 32GB), I had a subscription to PSM3 with all the issues I "own" downloaded to my device. I'd love to do a format of this device and free up some space -- as it is getting ...
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Errors when transferring Time Machine to a new drive

I tried transferring my Time Machine volume to a new drive using the instructions provided by Apple, where it requires that I drag-and-drop via the Finder, but I got a ton of errors. At least a dozen ...
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Can I move data from old to new Time Capsule through USB?

The Apple knowledge base note on this question says to hardwire the Time Capsules and a computer together through ethernet, and transfer the data from TC1 to the computer to TC2, all through ethernet. ...
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How can I get curl to resume download after waking from sleep mode?

I'm trying to download the wwdc videos using curl .. however, my mac goes onto sleep mode after an hour. Can I resume the half-completed downloads or do I have to re-start?
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Can't download iTunes

I wish to download iTunes to my MS Windows (Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit) computer. So I surf to http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ and discover a "Download iTunes" header. Beneath it is I fill ...
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Copying all my data to new disk, without resorting to Time Machine/Migration Assistant or cloning

I want to move all my data to a new SSD drive, and I want to create a workflow that does not use cloning or Time Machine. The reasons why I do not want to clone my drive or to reinstate my data from ...
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Missing File in Download stack

I have a file that shows up in my 'Downloads' stack with the filename nMEMp5Qv.exe.part. However, when I open Finder, the file is not in the Downloads folder. Also, I can't delete the file from the ...
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iOS-iOS device real time sound transfering

I'd like to know if there's any way I could connect two iOS devices to transfer sound in real time. Sort of a walkie-talkie device. Anyone would know any apps for that? Thanks :)
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Why is AirDrop so slow?

I am trying different solutions to transfer some 1 GB size files between two Macs on my local wireless network (typically between me and a guest, both being physically in the living room). Here are ...
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Best rsync options to transfer data between two Mac

I am about to move my data from my old iMac to a brand new MacBook Pro. I would like to start over with a fresh install on B and copy just a subset of my data, reinstalling applications from scratch, ...
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Can I put music files on an iPod without iTunes?

I can't find any definitive info on this and I need to know for sure before I purchase one. I hate iTunes with a burning passion, but I like iPods and I have a whole lot of music on my PC. How can I ...
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App to see how my application are using my upload internet bandwith?

Is there any app to see how my applications are using my upload internet bandwith? I have an app called Arq which basically uploads data to amazon storage. The problem is that it took me 10 days to ...
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How can I transfer messages from iPhone 4 to iPhone 5?

How can I transfer my messages from an iPhone 4 to the new iPhone 5 that has a different sim card?
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Photos are being swapped between both iphones

I had iphone4 which I sent overseas to a friend. And I purchased iphone5 which I am using. Just lately I've been getting his photos that he takes and photos which I take of my family are going to his ...
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Copying applications from applications folder to external and reinstalling osx

Is it possible to copy all my applications from the applications folder onto an external, format my mac, reinstall OS X and finally copy the applications back into the applications folder for ...
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Downloading videos and saving to camera roll?

I need a tweak like "Download Manager pro", which allows you to download any video you play. The thing is, it saves to its own private storage (and not camera roll) so I can't share them with anyone. ...
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Adding a playlist to a cleared iTunes library, to be synced to half-full iPod

my Apple-curious father has come up with a novel question - I was wondering if anyone had advice as how to solve? Being fond of a certain type of music, he's gradually filled up his iPod with his ...
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Is mp3 transfer for Windows iTunes / iPhone 4s slow?

I'm about to buy iPhone 4S, I'm curious about how fast is mp3 transfer (since I like a lot of music). And I'm using Windows. Is it a LOT slower than common direct USB transfer like on mp3 devices or ...
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iTunes downloads through manager

When I download iTunes apps, music, etc.. content, the download speed fluctuates a lot and usually falls to around 64kbps. This is very impractical and time-consuming. Whereas, if I download other ...
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Where does Apalon's Pimp Your Screen mac app does saves downladed images?

I've just installed Pimp your screen Apalon's Mac app and downloaded a bunch of images, where are images stored on my system after download? I've searched in the application contents in my ...