Moving data from one device to another

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Understanding what is being downloaded

Using iStat (which provides a small graph in the menubar showing the present upload and download speeds), I notice once in a while that something is being downloaded, without any action on my part. ...
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How can I transfer video from my Sony AVCHD camcorder?

I'm a desperate owner of a Sony HDR-XR520V and an avid Mac user. Sony + Mac users know that the supplied footage management software—Picture Motion Browser (PMB)—is only for Windows. Sony's advice ...
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iPhone data usage broken down by app

My iPhone 4 data usage suddenly spiked. From using 30-40% of my monthly allowance in the average month (3-400Mb out of a allowed 1Gb), recently I used 175% (1.75Gb) in a single day. I have to assume ...
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How to download an MP3 to an iPod Touch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download free music from the internet to itunes on the iphone/ipad without using a mac/pc? I have a new (4gen) iPod Touch. There's an MP3 on the web that I want ...
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Download reading list as csv

I'm looking to download the reading list I've been populating from iOS (I think this is stored in iCloud), preferably in CSV format. Is this possible? I don't mind getting it in another format, but ...
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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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Grayed-out tracks in iTunes library

In my iTunes library there are many tracks that have the cloud with embedded arrow (indicating that I need to download them from the cloud), but which are grayed-out, so that I can't download them, ...
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LaCie Rugged Safe Firewire Write Speed / Faster from a windows virtual machine?

I just bought a LaCie Rugged Safe Hard drive, and I am a bit disappointed by the sustained write speed that I measured. Here is what I see : sustained read speed : about 55MB/s sustained write ...
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iPhone file transfer

Can I transfer data between two iPhones via Bluetooth?
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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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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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How do you use your iPhone as a usb key?

I saw a friend of mine manage to use his iPhone as a usb key. I had a large file that I needed to transfer to his computer. So he gave me his iPhone cable, had me open iTunes, open his iPhone in ...
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An endless supply of 1's for securely overwriting and erasing a disk

I vaguely remember hearing about disk wiping, and that you have to flood the disk with zeros, flood it with ones, flood it with random data, and repeat this quite a few times. This is just a general ...
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How do I pause a download in the Launchpad in OS X Lion?

I started downloading XCode on my 10 mbit/s but it is 4 GB and I want to pause it for a while.
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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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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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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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Is there a way to circumvent the 20MB file limit on iOS without jailbreaking?

I travel often enough that I decided to activate tethering through AT&T. I'm not on unlimited data, but I do have a fairly high limit now (tethering comes with more bandwidth) I am often ...
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How can I throttle bandwidth for iTunes ony?

I saw a few questions asked and suggest Waterproof and a few other apps, but it seems to throttle everything outgoing on my Mac. I want to only throttle the download speed on iTunes. I normally use ...
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How to stop downloads from being organized by date?

Many moons ago I installed an application that moves downloads into a desktop folder with today's date as the title. I would like to stop this behavior. However, I cannot remember what I did to cause ...
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Measuring page download speed Network Link Conditioner

I'd like to use Network Link Conditioner in conjunction with a local page download speed tool so that I can see how long certain elements take to download when I restrict connection speeds. Can ...
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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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Reinstalling Everything after HD Replacement

I'm about to replace my iMac's HD (250GB to 1TB). I'm planning to create an image of my disk right in m Time Capsule, and after the transition I need to clone the HD back. Unfortunately Lion has no ...
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What's the fastest way to get data off Time Capsule and onto an external drive?

I plugged an external drive into Time Capsule using the USB input on the back. Then I used Finder to move data from the Time Capsule's drive to the USB drive. Finder says it'll take over 24 hours to ...
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Can I extract application data from an iOS device?

I have a third party application on my iPad (Stanza FWIW) which has some data that I'm interested in doing some analysis of (on my Mac). Is there any way to get the data that the application has ...
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xcode 4 download not completing properly

Yesterday I started downloading Xcode 4 to my iMac. It's a very large file, around 4 GB. The next day I found that only 2 GB of it is downloaded and the download had stopped. Before leaving my ...
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How do I automatically reconnect to wifi when the connection is lost?

I'm on OS X 10.6. When I'm downloading a torrent, the connection is sometimes lost. And because of this, the download stops too, and the only solution I found to reconnect is to manually turn off the ...
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Can't see my downloaded app on iPad

I bought the Spark Radio app through iTunes and apparently it was downloaded, but I don't see the app on the iPad. How can I get the app I purchased to appear on teh iPad?
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transfering iphone data to another computer

I have a laptop and want to give it to my sis after I bought a mac mini. Now how can I let my iphone sync with the mac mini for the following data: (I think this applies to any 2 computers) music ...
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Automator list of urls - no results

I have a list of URLs as input, and I'm trying to get image on the pages in order to download them. I'm filtering the text and passing it to the 'Get Image URLs from Webpage' action, but it's not ...
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How to transfer iMessages to the computer for archival?

My iPhone storage space is almost all used up, mostly because of my messages. I don't want to just delete all my conversations. Is there a way I can transfer my messages onto my PC?
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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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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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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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OSX native equivalent to jdownload (app to download files from various sites, streaming, etc.)

I'm using jDownload which is great from a functionality standpoint, what it does, does it great, has plugins to download files from a lot of sites, like youtube, megaupload, and the like. But it ...
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Date of Download

When I download an item, I would like the modified date to be the date the item was downloaded. Is this possible somehow?
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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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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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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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Will Lion X be downloadable for everyone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do new Macs get free upgrades to 10.7? I'm new to the Apple world. I was wondering if the update to Lion X will be free for users that has recently bought a new MacBook ...
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How do I send files from one Mac to another via Terminal?

Is there a way to send a file in Terminal from one Mac to another? If I have a file on Mac A and I want to send it to Mac B via Terminal on Mac A, how do I do this?
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Transfer OSX Dashboard Widgets Between Computers

Can anyone tell me an easy way to transfer my dashboard widgets from one osx computer to another? If there was a way to keep their positioning/settings too that would be great.
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Transferring data from old macbook to new macbook

Is there an easy way to transfer my applications and data from my old macbook pro to my new macbook pro? I vaguely recall a service or utility that transferred "everything" from an old macbook to a ...
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iPhone sending a lot of packets addressed to weird destinations, draining battery quickly

I have a jailbroken iPhone. Recently, I have realized that its battery usage is abysmal. Suspecting that it has something to do with the radio, I downloaded Data Counter from Cydia to check real-time ...
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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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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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Why have 3 songs from a recent download from iTunes got a ''! next to them and won't sync to playlist?

We paid for and downloaded an album from iTunes store and 3 of the tracks have an exclamation mark next to them and we cannot move them to the playlist to sync with the ipod. Does anyone know what we ...
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How to download all my Flickr content?

Are there any free apps to download my entire photostream from Flickr? Or at least as much content as possible? I want to quit my Flickr account.