Moving data from one device to another

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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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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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OSX Yosemite Failed Download

I'm trying to install OSX Yosemite. I start the download from the app store and it sit and thinks for 40 minutes or so and then gives me the following error: Yosemite Failed to Download Please visit ...
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How to access the internal hard disk with full permissions?

My Mac does not start anymore. The hard disk is stranded :-( Macs and gravity are not good friends. When starting on a backup disk, I manage to see some contents of the internal disk Macintosh HD, ...
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Bulk downloading PDF files in iPad

I'd like to know whether there is an app or a service which allows bulk downloading of PDF files from a site page. More generally, is there an app that allows bulk downloading to iPad given a string ...
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How to transfer music betwen Mac's?

I just got a new iMac and I am trying to transfer my music from my old MacBook onto my new iMac. I have all the songs in iTunes Library. Thank You all
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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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How to transfer apps from iPad to MacBook Pro

I got a new MacBook Pro recently and I want to transfer my old apps into my new Mac, how can I do this?
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Tell Safari to Download Certain File Types?

There are certain file types that Safari automatically opens natively. Various kinds of video files, for example. Is there a way to configure Safari to not open these files and instead default to ...
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Is there any way to transfer data from old phone's sim card to iPhone 4?

I recently got the new iPhone 4 but it doesn't have my contacts and old text messages etc. I previously had the iPhone 3gs. When I upgraded my iphone 3gs to iphone 4 they gave me a new sim card but it ...
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How can I automatically download trailers in iTunes?

Apple gets the latest trailers. Is there any way I can automate iTunes to download the newest trailers? Similar to how it automatically downloads the latest podcasts?
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Transfer video from camcorder to MacBook Pro [closed]

I have a Sharp VL-E49 video camera. How do I transfer the video from my camera to my MacBook Pro?
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Better notification in Safari when a download starts?

I'm wondering if there's any way to make Safari be more "obvious" when it starts a download. Ever click on a link on a website which turns out to be a download of, say, a Word document? And you keep ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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My download button has moved too far to the right for me to download podcasts directly to my phone

I used to download new podcast episodes by going to the podcast on my phone and pushing the "get more episodes" button. I have done this for years now and had no problems. Suddenly on June 14th the ...
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Download large file to selected location

I was given the http://some_url/file.rar address of a very large file (8 GB). I want to download it directly to my external HDD. I haven't found any way to do this other than opening a terminal and ...
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How to upload many iPhone photo albums to iPhoto, Picasa or Google+?

I'm back from trip to Egypt with 1600 pics on my iPhone. To maintain some coherence and not to lose track of everything I was seeing, I created daily or place specific folders on the iPhone. I can go ...
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Issues with iPhone 4 with music, apps, photos, etc.

My iPhone 4 has never been synced to a computer but has music and stuff on it. I'm scared that if I sync it to my new computer I'll lose my contacts, music, etc. Does anyone know what happens when ...
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Automater/Applescript page viewer/downloader loop

I have some 9500 individual audio files I am trying to download which: a) require a login to a website b) are located at subdirectories which ?redirects? to a download link (eg. ...
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Slow iOS app and firmware update downloads in iTunes

All my iOS related downloads (firmware updates and app downloads) are incredibly slow in iTunes. Right now, a single 70 MB app is an estimated 3 hours download making the transfer rate lousy 52 Kbit/s ...
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How to download the .mov for later viewing?

I would like to download the keynote speech on http://events.apple.com.edgesuite.net/1103pijanbdvaaj/event/index.html so that when Apple remove the video later, I can still watch it later... but ...
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Album and Artist not showing recent download

I pre-ordered an album off iTunes. It became available today. But when I checked my albums on my phone, I saw one song (I had downloaded for free through the bands website) but nothing else was there. ...
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Migration assistant to specific folder

I have a 290gb of data on my old mac. It won't boot up. I have a firewire cable and am going to transfer the data to my MacBook pro which has 590gb of free space. I want to use migration assistant, ...
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Download of big (GB size) files stops at 100%

I have this problem when I try to download the latest Xcode beta (2.5 GB) on the main Apple Developers page, but it happened in the past as well. When I try to download the file, everything goes ...
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How do I show the total ratio on uTorrent on a mac?

I wanted to view my total download/upload ratio on uTorrent (v1.8.4) of all the torrents I've downloaded/shared. Where can I view this information?
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missing contact data after transfer to new phone

Transferred data from iphone 4 to new 5s through icloud. Not all contacts or messages transferred. have been using iphone 5s for couple of weeks now. How do I now transfer all contacts, messages ...
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Mavericks Download Icon Error

I just upgraded to OSX Mavericks and now when I try to download something the icon that shows a loading bar while it's downloading doesn't change back to normal after it's done: I'm using the most ...
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Opera dmg corrupt

I have been trying to download the Opera DMG from my Mac OSX on a very slow internet. Everytime, the download starts, reaches a little above 1 MB, and then shows as download complete. When I try ...
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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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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 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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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 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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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 ...