Moving data from one device to another

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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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how to transfer songs from my iphone to my itunes where the iphone songs doesn't exist anymore

My itunes music on my laptop was deleted accidentally. But I still have some music on my iphone. Is there a way to transfer the music from my iphone to my laptop?
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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 ...
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How do I get music onto my new laptop and the itunes i just downloaded?

I have 9 days worth of music on iTunes from my old laptop. How do I upload my music to the new laptop and iTunes I just downloaded?
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Recover iPhone backup manually from iCloud

I had the misfortune of a stolen iPhone 4 a few months ago. In the interim I've decided not to get a new iPhone. I can view my iCloud storage page and see there is a 1GB file there. There are random ...
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How to fix app store Mountain Lion download that stops at 45%?

I have tried to download Mountain Lion from the app store only to have it show up in my dock and begin "downloading". Except it never completes the download. Each time I begin the download again, it ...
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Can I use setup assistant to move files to a Mac with a newer OS?

I would like to migrate all my accounts, settings and applications from a OSX 10.7 Lion Mac Pro to a brand new OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion iMac. Would Setup Assistant be able to move my files to a newer ...
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Can I download all pictures on a page?

Is there a way I can run a script with a certain web page as the argument that will download all the images from there?
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Can I download updates for another computer?

I have a Mac Pro that needs a lot of updates, but my home internet is very slow. I have a laptop, however, with access to better internet. Is it possible for me to access the updates on my laptop, ...
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Transfer music from iPod touch to computer

I know there are programs I can download to do this but I have done it before without them. After about an hour of searching I still can't find how I did it. I have Hidden files enabled. "Enable Disk ...
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What is the easiest (fastest) way to get direct link to MP4 video on YouTube?

My Mac is rather old and has issues (many dropped frames) with playing YouTube videos in HD on fullscreen, whether in Flash or HTML5. However, playing them in VLC makes no drops whatsoever, and what ...
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iTunes Match restarts on step 3 when trying to upload files

When I add new songs to iTunes and Match needs to upload them (on step 3), it restarts back to step 1. So it gets stuck in an infinite loop by reaching step 3, trying to upload but failing, then ...
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iTunes: How to prevent a purchased gigantic app/book from ever downloading?

In iTunes, I have purchased some apps and books that are very large in size. I only purchased them in order to own them, taking advantage of a temporary low price, but I don't plan to use them any ...
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How to make an iPad backup when buying a new device?

I'm going to resell my iPad 3 to buy a new one. I need a simple way to backup everything from current iPad to be able to restore to the new one. This includes iBooks library with pdfs aded from ...
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Transfer files from computer to iphone without using iTunes [closed]

Is there any way I can transfer files(songs) from my computer to my iPhone without using iTunes?
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Organizing skype downloads in subfolders with contact names

I always wondered why skype don't put all my accepted downloads in subfolders with the name of my contacts! If anybody have own solutions, share)
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How do I redeem an iBooks free coupon?

I remember a message after installing the iBooks app on my iPad telling me that I would have one free book to download. I never used it but now I am interested and wonder if this coupon is still ...
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How do I download embedded media such as Flash video in Safari 6? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mimic Safari 5 Activity window with Mountain Lion, to save FLV video files? It used to be in Safari 5 and such I could open the Activity Viewer with ⌘⌥A, but no ...
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Where can I find statistics on download amount on OSX?

I'd like to buy a mobile broadband service, but there's a limit in gigabyte per month I can download. Before i buy, it would be great to know what i currently consume, bandwidth wise. Is this ...
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iOS Mail attachment download behaviour when connected to Microsoft Exchange?

When is an eMail attachement automatically downloaded in iOS? From my expierience iOS downloads an attachment up to the size of about 50 kB automatically when on a 3G network, on a WLAN larger files ...
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Qt Creator for Mac

My Uni course requires me to use Qt Creator for our coursework but I would like to also put it on my Mac so that I can do more work at home. I had assumed it was available for free but when I tried to ...
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External drive error while moving files, now folder is inaccessible from Finder

I was moving some files from one external hard drive to another, while the system froze, and I had to reboot the hard way. When I logged in again, the folder was looking semi-transparent (as it is ...
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iTunes help switching songs from one user to another

I'm sharing a computer with my sister and she has her iTunes completely disorganized. I created my own user account on the computer, and am wondering how I can move the music from the iTunes to my ...
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What is the best way to copy 1000 pics from my PC to my ipad3?

I don't want to copy all of my pictures and i dont want to setup ongoing sync. I simply want to do a one time transfer of pictures in a certain folder from my windows PC to iPad
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How can I transfer pictures from a Macbook Pro to an iPad I don't own?

My parents would like to have a copy of most of the photos that are stored within iPhoto. I can't find the files on the hard drive, and don't know the best way to transfer them to an iPad that isn't ...
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How do I remove the iCloud-first behavior in Mountain Lion?

In Mountain Lion, I have iCloud activated for Documents. I'd like document-saved-in-the-cloud to be an option, but not the default, as in "if I choose iCloud from the dropdown, save in iCloud, else ...
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How to determine what apps are running on iPhone?

If I double tap the home button I will get the recently used apps. I have an app which I must keep on but I don't want other apps to send any data in the background and increase my data usage and my ...
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Transfering files to multiple iPads

I regularly get around 30 iPads that require 10 - 20GB of images putting into the PhotoData folder. As you can imagine this takes quite a while to do, I'm trying to investigate ways of speeding up ...
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How to upload pictures from an iPhone?

When I take a picture with my iPhone 4 and I want to upload them to a site like craigslist or etsy, the upload or browse button is always gray so it doesn't allow me to do it. I try going to my ...
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Where can i get tiger os 10.4.x?

I have an old iMac G5 and want to install the original OS on it but can't seem to find the original disks. Is there a good source to legitimately obtain copies of older Apple operating systems?