Mac is short for Macintosh, a brand of computers created and sold by Apple Inc. Apple currently produces several lines of Macintosh computers including the iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and MacBook. All current Macs ship with Mac OS X. You can also install Windows or Linux ...

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How to find out which photos were made by my iPhone and which were sent via WhatsApp?

After a nice holiday I've often taken around 200 photos and 80% was made by myself, 10% was incoming WhatsApp pictures and 10% was some other pictures that ended up on my iPhone. I don't even want ...
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How to insert new line on return key press in iMessage on Mac OSX

Does anyone know if it is possible in iMessage on Mac OSX to set the return key to go to the next line instead of sending the message?
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Hard disk corrupt twice in 24 hours

My Macbook Pro 13" (2011) had a Seagate 1TB hybrid drive installed as a secondary drive some 4 months ago. Yesterday the volume somehow became corrupt and unable to mount. I managed to format it using ...
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iPhone wifi is half the speed of Mac when using an Airport Express

My internet account with Comcast is 75 Mbps down and 10 Mbps up. To verify my internet speeds, I used SpeedOf.Me in Safari on my 2011 iMac and 2014 Macbook Pro which gave me 75-80 Mbps down and 10-15 ...
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F3 on Windows is what on a Mac?

On Windows to quickly search something, I just press F3 and then you can type what you are searching for as "keywords", how do you do this on Mac? I am busy with HTML and I want to quickly search ...
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Is there a single user mode or safe mode on a Mac?

Is there any single user mode or safe mode on a Mac? I'm using 10.10 (Yosemite). I want my Mac not to load some plists in the LaunchDaemons directory and some kext files.
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Mac Air iMessage problems

I recently plugged my iPhone to my Mac. Ever since I did that, every time that I text on my iPhone it shows an icon pop up on the Mac screen, however I am not set up through messaging on my Mac. I am ...
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Is There a Wired Mouse or Track Ball That Supports Gestures in OSX?

I wanted to find out if there was a wired alternative to Apple's Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad that also supports the gestures built into OS-X Yosemite, at the very least the ones supported by a Magic ...
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Google Inbox as a standalone app via Chrome

Google Inbox recently added compatibility with Safari and yet still does not play nice with Fluid. I decided I might as well use Chrome. Google recently improved the way "desktop app extensions" work ...
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Extended Desktop to Mac book from Macbook pro

I have two Mac one is mac book and other Is Mac book Pro and i am looking for a way so i can use macbook as a extended Monitor for MAc BOok Pro. is there a way to do it . thanks in advance
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Unprotected Mac family photos?

I have tons of thousands of family photos. But I feel like they are not safe. I have an iCloud/Apple ID but the email is not confirmed. I want to sign out of that old email into my actual new one I ...
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How can I delete files in recovery mode using Terminal on my OS X main partition?

I need to delete a folder otherwise my mac won't boot. How can I do this in recovery mode or whatever it's called using Terminal commands?
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Why does the folder icon in my Terminal have a question mark overlaid?

From time to time, I spot that the folder icon in the titlebar of one of my Terminal windows has a question mark overlaid on it, e.g. this one: What does this mean? It doesn't seem to have any ...
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What happens after a stolen Mac was remotely wiped?

A Macbook Air was stolen from us last month and we immediately activated "Find my Mac" and a few minutes later we requested it to be wiped (through iCloud). Today, 1 month later, we received an email ...
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Mechanism to sync mail accounts between Mac and iPhone

Is there a way for me to create an account using my Mac's Mail app and have the account sync over to my iPhone or vice versa? I have iCloud setup on both my Mac and iPhone, but I don't see the ...
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Recover deleted .SKETCH files

I recently deleted some sketch files that I would like to try to get back if I can. I trashed them over a month ago, I used stellar phoenix to attempt to recover them, and it found the files. It did ...
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Mac graphical glitch, UI replaced with gradients?

I'm currently running on a Mac Mini (2014 Model) and recently although rare I have been experiencing some strange graphical glitches, it seems to replace parts of my UI and whenever I open an ...
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my Photo Booth randomly came on

I fall asleep with my macbook on sometimes, watching a show or listening to music and I have woken up with my Photo Booth on several times, which for some reason creeps me out because the light turns ...
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Application level volume control in OS X?

I recently switched from PC to Mac and one thing I miss is Windows' application-level volume control (i.e. mute Firefox, turn up iTunes, turn down Skype etc). How can I achieve the same on a Mac? Or ...
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How to get back the standard application in Notification Center in Mac OS X?

I have configured No application in the center of notifications. no weather, no stock, no calendar, no calculator. How to return back to the standard application?
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Is there any way to reattach an 'orphaned' Windows installation?

I have a Windows installation in a partition on my hard drive. The problem is, it's not showing up when I startup holding alt. I installed Windows through VirtualBox, linked to a physical partition ...
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Airplay on Bluetooth speaker paired to Mac

I've got a Bluetooth speaker (a JawBone Mini) and I paired it to my Mac. I can set it as output device from System Preferences -> Sound -> Output but I would like to use it as an AirPlay speaker, as I ...
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How do I put all of the music in my iTunes library (12.2) onto my iPhone 6?

Really frustrated with iTunes -- How the heck do I add the music in my iTunes library to my iPhone? I'm a power user and I've been using iTunes and iPods since the beginning. I'm going on a road ...
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Mac thinks mouse is a keyboard

whenever I plug in my usb wireless mouse, my macbook air and mac pro both think that the mouse is a keyboard and won't register the mouse's movements at all. Is there a way to fix this? The mouse is ...
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Learning iOS development on VM machine running Mac OS X

I'm wondering if it's fine to start learning iOS development on VM machine running OS X until I get a Mac computer, will I face any real differences when I start developing on Mac computer?
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OSX El Capitan Unable to add exchange account [closed]

I had a problem with Lync because of which I went to Keychain Access > Preferences > Reset My Default Keychain. After that all of my passwords were reset and I had to enter them again. When I was ...
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Preview does not work on iPhone 5

I have a problem with preview with my iphone 5. My mac is 2012 and running Yosemite. When I go to the "import from iPhone" I get the usual window, but when I drag and drop some photos / videos, it ...
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How to not allow other people to access your mac?

i've been noticing strange things since I moved in my apartment. One time or another I can see airplay icon that appears out of no where, I'm concerned that someone might get access to my mac, is ...
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My LaCie Thunderbolt Big 2 is not showing on my desktop but it is showing in disk utility

I can't get access to my 6TB raid 1 (well it's suppose to be a raid one and some tech told me it sounds like it is striped but I swear I set it up as a raid 1). It is not showing on the desktop. But ...
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Windows 7 boot camp help

I've been trying for last couple of days now to install windows 7 on my mid-2010 iMac and having trouble getting past a certain point. I did a wipe and reinstall a few days ago of Yosemite where I ...
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Mac Pro with fresh install of Ubuntu Server 14 will not boot

I installed Ubuntu Server 14 on my Mac Pro and now after a successful installation, when I tried to reboot it, the computer chimes like a Mac always does, but does not load any further. Normally I ...
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Play photos/movies from iPhone or Mac on Roku?

Show Media Files Via Roku YouTube makes it easy to make a movie displayed on my Mac appear on the TV via Roku. Is there some way to show photos or .MOV video files stored on an iOS device or Mac ...
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Apple Music - Some sounds from Album are not available to download or listen

I have Apple Music 3 month free trial and I added an album to my iCloud Music Library. But one sound is "disabled" and I cannot listen or download it. What's wrong?
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Reinstall Yosemite on Macbook Air

I have bought Macbook with Lion, which I have upgraded to Yosemite. Now I want to reinstall Yosemite from stratch. Which Mac OS version will be installed if I'll follow this instructions (Command (⌘) ...
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Unable to pair again bluetooth headset

I used to have a this bluetooth (BT) headset paired and working. Because it had some audio stuttering issues, as a troubleshooting measure I decided to un-pair (remove from list of BT devices in Mac ...
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Is there a way to prevent Mac emoji from changing line spacing?

When I use emoji in Mac OSX typable spaces - for example TextEdit - the emoji will adjust the line spacing so it will fit. And it makes the document look really messy because the one line that the ...
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How can I record my game audio and Skype audio at the same time?

I am trying to use Soundflower and Audacity to record a gameplay video on steam with a recording software. I can't figure out though, how to set up audacity to record the Skype call and the game audio ...
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Prevent iTunes from opening when connecting bluetooth headset

Every time I connect my bluetooth headset to my Mac, iTunes decides it's time to launch. Is there a way I can prevent this behavior? I found this thread, but there is no solution: ...
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Mac Pro with Thunderbolt Display 30 meters away

We want to position a Thunderbolt Display (2015 model) 30 meters away from a Mac Pro (2015 model). Questions regarding this setup: What cable do we need to connect these two? I have seen ...
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How to rename multiple files at once?

I want to rename multiple files at once. For example: Picture1.jpg Picture2.jpg Picture3.jpg Picture4.jpg into Vacation-Picture1.jpg Vacation-Picture2.jpg Vacation-Picture3.jpg ...
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How can I mirror my Mac display on my iPad?

I don't know why i can't seem to find any info about this or even anyone asking the same question. I have an iMac and a new iPad. I want to mirror my Mac display on the iPad, so I can sit in another ...
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Why does Disk Utility show one “Macintosh HD” as a logical drive and another that says core storage physical volume

I am trying to figure out why I have 2 Macintosh HD Drives Appearing in disk utility. One of them i can mount and shows it as being a logical drive and the second one i can't mount but it says it has ...
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iTunes Producer unable to get password from my keychain

When I try to open iTunes Producer, I get an error stating, "We are unable to retrieve your password from the security keychain." I recently deleted the folder in my keychain library while trying to ...
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How to change computer name as it shows up in AirDrop?

I use AirDrop quite often to quickly send pictures that I take on my iPhone, to my Mac. The problem is, I have several Macs (all of them are Mac minis) and when I activate AirDrop on my iPhone, they ...
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How can I dim the screen from Terminal?

Is it possible to dim the screen from Terminal, in a Mac with OS X Lion? Is there any command to do control brightness and volume?
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Yosemite 10.10 Install?

So I'm trying to boot a yosemite installation from an 8GB USB with the dmg file I downloaded from the app store, but once I hit "option" during my mac's startup and choose the correct usb, I get the ...
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Import OS X Folders into Photos.app on mac

Does anyone know to import OS X folders into Photos.app albums? Every time I drag a folder in photos.app, it doesn't automatically generate an album for that folder. Is there a way to force this ...
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Can I watch 3D movies on my Mac?

Can I watch 3D movies on my Mac? If not, can I just watch them normally in 2D (not having 2 pictures side by side).
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Restoring/Forwarding offline emails from Mac Mail

A long time ago I started using Mac Mail instead of my web-based Yahoo email. Then I deleted all my emails from my web-based Yahoo account and kept them on Mac Mail. Now that I've stopped using Mac ...