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1answer
31 views

Should I have two iBooks apps for iOS and Mac?

I have iBooks 3.2 on iTunes (and my iPad) and iBooks 1.0.1 on my Mac (OS X 10.9.2) in the Dock. Do you have one iBooks app 1.0.1 for computer and iBooks app 3.2 for iTunes and iOS devices?
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22 views

Backup iPhone to external drive on Mac

What is the best technique for changing the backup location of one's iPhone to an external drive. It would seem that with small SSD's (256GB) and very large iOS devices (128GB) that Apple would easily ...
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20 views

Sync Mac and iOS music playlist position

Is there an iOS app that will allow playlist position syncing between itself and iTunes on my Mac? I have recently started listening to more playlists without shuffling them, and it would be nice to ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Changing accent behaviour to match iOS

In iOS an accent can be added after the character where it is intended. In OSX it is the opposite, it must be entered before. This means that if I forget to add it, I must delete the character, add ...
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0answers
17 views

How to make iOS Mail.app recognize Courier's namespace prefix?

I am using a Courier IMAP server which, per default, uses the 'INBOX.' prefix for all folders. On Mac OS X as a client this works just fine. On iOS however, I have to manually configure in the ...
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0answers
41 views

Can't delete preferred networks from wireless settings (comes back up)

I am having an issue with preferred networks in WiFi settings. There are few networks I want to delete - when I do so, the disappear temporarily, but will eventually come back. I believe is to do with ...
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0answers
71 views

Which Apple devices support OKC (Opportunistic Key Caching aka PKC/Proactive Key Caching)

In enterprise wireless environments, access point roaming/hopping is very common. There exists a couple protocols/methods for making this seamless. That is, to make re-authentication when hopping to ...
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1answer
1k views

How to get OS X Server (for OS X Mavericks) for free (as Mac or iOS Developer)?

The Server.app for OS X Mavericks has a price tag of $19.99. Some websites mention it to be free for Developers who joined as iOS Developer or Mac Developer. How do I get the redemption code for the ...
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1answer
313 views

iPhone not appearing as a device in iTunes, making wireless sync impossible

I'm not sure when this issue started, but at some point in the past I was able to wirelessly sync my phone to my computer through iTunes. The two things that I have changed recently are updating to ...
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0answers
58 views

Make calls on iPhone from clicking links on Mac

After reading an email on my Mac which contained the phone number of someone I needed to speak to, I realised that I ought to just be able to click on the phone number and have it start a call from my ...
0
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1answer
76 views

Fastest way to get picture from iOS camera to desktop “file upload” dialog?

When I'm on OS X and on a website see a [File upload] button, half the time what I want to upload is a picture, which I would like to take right then on iOS camera. Currently this means doing the ...
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2answers
99 views

Can I browse the Safari history of my Ipad on my mac?

My mac and my iPod share a common iCloud account. Is it possible to browse on my mac the history of Safari on my iPad?
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2answers
397 views

How can I wirelessly transfer video from iPhone to Mac?

I took some video on my iPhone and would like to transfer it to my Mac. However, it happens that I don't have my iPhone-to-USB cable with me today, so how I can I do it? If it was a photo I would just ...
1
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0answers
35 views

Time tracking across devices with tagging

I'm looking for a quality time-tracking app/system. Here are the features I need: Works on both OS X and iOS with syncing (iCloud or Dropbox preferred) Includes tag/label system to allow for ...
1
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1answer
70 views

What app can I use to browse photos on my iOS devices from a Mac on the local network?

I am trying to figure out if there's an app out there that can let me browse photos from my Mac via wifi. So I have a mac on the local network iOS devices on the local network 1000s of images on ...
1
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2answers
325 views

Alert sound on the hour, every hour (OSX and iOS)

Both my Mac and iPhone (possibly my iPad, not sure) play an alert sound on the top of every hour (I believe -- certainly a few of the hours). I don't use notifications for anything (that I am aware ...
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0answers
34 views

Inconsistency of iCloud settings

During some research of which iOS stock apps can sync over iCloud, I came across some inconsistent behavior where some syncing is toggled via Settings.app but other content is configurable directly in ...
2
votes
1answer
229 views

Sync iOS7 device to PPC OSX 10.5.8?

Can an iOS 7 device (iPad 2 for instance) be synchronized with a PPC Mac with OSX 10.5.8 and the latest iTunes for it, which I believe is iTunes 10.6.3?
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2answers
173 views

Is there is a way to send a local message from a Mac to an iOS device *without* the Internet?

I know I can send Prowl notifications from OS X to iOS, but that requires going over the Internet. I'd like to accomplish the same thing, except that I want to be able to be able to do it without an ...
2
votes
2answers
68 views

Logging Into A Mac using only an iOS Device?

If a keyboard becomes non functional, and a replacement is not readily available, or you may wish to login remotely to your Mac from another location perhaps: What options exist (if any) to login to ...
0
votes
1answer
191 views

Authorize a computer on a iPad with broken touch screen

We have an iPad where the touch screen is not working. The rest of the device works fine, so we are using it for development purpose on our build server (we are using some third-party libraries which ...
0
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2answers
230 views

Public urls for shared photo-streams?

I cannot find the public urls: not in iCloud.com, not in my iPhone and not in my Aperture (OS X). So where are the public urls for the shared photo-streams?
2
votes
1answer
5k views

How to run third-party iOS apps in OS X?

I have a lot of awesome iOS apps such as Procreate that I would I like to use in OSX. Currently, I am only able to run my own iOS apps in OSX through Xcode. I heard some rumours that thirdparty iOS ...
0
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2answers
273 views

Numbers spreadsheet can't be imported

I have a spreadsheet I have been updating in IOS Numbers for several months and I sometimes update it with OSX Numbers However when I did a recent update in OSX I get the error message Spreadsheet ...
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2answers
275 views

How to Develop iOS or Mac apps?

I know Apple needs developers to be a part of the iOS Developer Program or Mac Developer Program to acquire several solutions and am interested in knowing how to start. What tools are needed for ...
4
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1answer
335 views

How to isolate an application from the system (fully sandboxed application)?

Is it possible to do something like the concept of sandboxing (like all apps on iOS have its own system software resources) for all existing applications (so - not while designing an own new ...
1
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1answer
341 views

Upgrade iPad2 to previous iOS version (from 4 to 6, but not 7)

I have an iPad2 with original iOS4.3.3, no jailbreak. Now there are several apps that require iOS 5 or above and I'm ready to upgrade. But I don't want to install yet the latest iOS7 (heard about some ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Remote Desktop that doesn't go through the cloud

What is a simple and cheap solution that let's me see and control my OSX desktop from iOS that solely works over LAN and does not connect to the internet at any time?
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0answers
68 views

Push FaceTime calls to specific devices

When I get a FT call, all my devices ring - both iOS and desktop. That is annoying, but acceptable. However, on each device where I do not take the call, I get a missed call message. Any solutions ...
2
votes
1answer
378 views

App submission response: “Post-dated Code Signature”

I uploaded my app yesterday. Its status turned to "Waiting for Review" from "Upload Received" today, but I have also received this e-mail: Dear developer, We have discovered one or more ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Why does a string of arabic characters crash Safari and other web browsers?

I was reading an article about a problem with Mac and iOS. Why does this string of Arabic characters crash Mac computers running Safari? ...
2
votes
3answers
218 views

How do I prevent my iPhone from getting alerts when using Messages on my Mac?

I like to use Messages on my Mac, but it's generally incredibly annoying because every time I receive a message from someone, my iPhone lights up and plays its alert noise, which is a loud ding. I ...
2
votes
1answer
424 views

Facebook birthday sync only working for some contacts

I recently noticed that only a couple of my contacts' birthdays show up on my calendar on OS X. For instance, I have four friends with birthdays today, but only one is on my calendar. I tried ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

File Management of OS X File Server via iOS

I am looking for an app which lets me manage files on my OS X Server. There is a whole bunch of apps in the AppStore which let you manage files between your Mac and your iOS device. But this is not ...
1
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0answers
125 views

Exclude apps from iPhone/iPad backup?

I own both an iPhone (4S) and an iPad (mini), running iOS 5 and 6 respectively. The two of them are quite filled with large apps (roughly 40GB in total) and thus my Macbook is getting crowded. This is ...
1
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1answer
73 views

iPad can't be backed to iTunes 11 in Mountain Lion

Since updating to iOS 6.1.3 I am no longer able to copy files onto iPad and can't back up to my main Mac Pro with Mountain Lion and iTunes 11.0.2. I first thought it was the iPad, but now it's ...
0
votes
0answers
134 views

Setting up a shared (smart) folder on the top level in iOS mail

I have a local "next action" folder in the mail app on my mac. I move emails that require an action from the inboxes of my different email accounts into this folder. Also, i have asmart folder that ...
2
votes
2answers
353 views

Is there a way to rename my subscriptions in Reeder?

Using version 1.2. I can't seem to find a way to do anything other than add subscriptions, folders and delete subscriptions. Is there any way I can just rename my existing subscriptions?
0
votes
1answer
94 views

Is it possible to sync my iTunes Up Next list with my iPhone?

Currently, I don't have any of my music syncing between my computer and my iPhone, mostly because I have too much music to store it all on my phone. Is it possible to use the new Up Next list from ...
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1answer
110 views

Search over different types of documents such as DjVU sometimes without OCR?

Suppose Apple products such as iOS devices and OS X devices at hand. You want to make things searchable. Some files such as converted PDFs lack OCR so you cannot search them. Some formats are not ...
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3answers
309 views

Permanently save iOS backups

Whenever I connect my iPad to my mac itunes backs up it's current state. This is great and I want to keep it this way. Though it overrides the previous backup, which is ok most of the time, but now I ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

Searching Gmail from Mail.app doesn't work

The search in iPhone's Mail.app doesn't find anything. The same problem exists on OS X. When I search a word I usually get no results. It only works if the word is included in a recent email, let's ...
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0answers
107 views

Sync ePub position between iOS and OSX

Is there a way to sync reading position of ePubs between iOS and OSX? Preferably over the internet, but not mandatory. If there's a third party way to do it, that's also fine (but I'd prefer not to ...
1
vote
1answer
12k views

How to Transfer PDF from iPad to PC/Mac

When I bought an iPad 3 They have given me few pdf files. Actually They are eBook which I prefer. PDF files are shown in the Books section of the ITunes program. How to Transfer those PDFs from my ...
3
votes
4answers
8k views

Where does Apple Configurator store ipsw downloads?

Every time Apple releases new iOS software, it's a bit of a rush to get things downloaded and the servers can be slow in delivering the bits. I would like to know where the Apple Configurator Version ...
0
votes
2answers
174 views

Functionality like iOS's keyboard shortcut functionality

I'm not sure if this is a duplicate of another question because naming the functionality in iOS that enables the user to type in a shortcut (like "omy") and have it expand to a whole phrase (like "on ...
0
votes
5answers
658 views

Is there an iOS / OS X to-do app that can manage multiple people's To-dos?

There is no lack of to-do apps designed at least somewhat around Getting Things Done - just see the answers to this question, for example. I'm a user of Things on iOS and have heard a lot about ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

Adding my iPhone number to the list of allowed accounts in Messages.app

When I enter my Messages.app settings for my iMessage account, I can see that I can receive iMessages on the two emails that I have entered. Is it possible to add my iPhone number to that list too? ...
2
votes
2answers
569 views

Terminal Actived Push Notification Utility for OS X and iOS?

I am basically wondering if there is any tool(s) that can generate a push notifications on OS X and/or iOS from terminal entries. Idea here is you could connect via SSH and make a custom push ...
2
votes
0answers
119 views

Can Teleport be set up to be automated?

I've got two Macs, and I only use one keyboard and mouse thanks to Teleport. The problem is that I have to activate it every time I turn my computer on. Would it be possible to do it automatically?