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How can I move photos from iPhone to my local disk?

This has me stumped. I have nearly 4GB of photos and videos on my phone, and I want to put them into my computer's pictures folder. I have opened Windows Explorer and found the photos in the weird ...
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Remove backup on Windows PC iTunes

Now that iCloud is available, I don't need to backup my iPad to my Windows PC. Is it possible to remove backups from my PC or do I have to uninstall iTunes?
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How to get iPhone device details when it is connected to a Windows machine?

I want to get the details (OS,version,UDID...) of the device (iPhone) when it is connected to a Windows machine. The only thing here is either using iTunes or another way. I want this done from ...
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Possible to do iTunes Home Sharing over ad-hoc network?

I plan on purchasing 3 iPod Touches and I have an iPhone 4s and an iPad 1. Can these devices all participate in Home Sharing from iTunes (on Windows) in an ad-hoc wifi network? I have a test here ...
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How to fix Quicktime that is not playing videos from Apple's website?

I have a windows 7 system and would like to watch one of Apple's keynotes. I have downloaded Quicktime player version 7.0 and it automatically starts as soon as I click on the video. But after ...
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What is the safest way to move the iTunes Library from one hard drive to another?

This may happen later with my iMac, but right now it is happening for my iTunes on PC. The PC had 60GB of partition to install Windows 7, and right now it is down to about 2GB of free space. All ...
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How to remove extra iPhone calendars?

I'm using my university's exchange server to sync my calendar, contacts and todos with my iPhone (iOS 5), and this is working perfectly. However, there are (besides the "Birthdays" calendar) two ...
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All photos are gone after updating my iPhone to iOS 5

After installation of iOS 5, once it was done restoring my settings, apps, etc I got an error message -19. All apps restored successfully. But I don't see the photos. I tried to revert to iOS 4.3.3 ...
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Cant see MacBook in Windows Network

I'm trying to access my MacBook from a Windows PC over the network. The computer is connected to the router, the MacBook is connected to a WAP, which is connected to a switch, which is connected to ...
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How do I compile and install a Cydia app? [closed]

I have downloaded iSwipe from Cydia and I really like it, but it lacks a dictionary of italian words. I have found the original github repository of iSwipe and it gives access to the code. I would ...
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Is gaming on Mac OS X possible? [closed]

I'm currently thinking about buying a 27" iMac after my current Windows computer. I know Mac OS X is awesome, but I was wondering how is gaming on this OS. What I mean is, how much of the current game ...
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Use Apple Wireless Keyboard for PC and Mac

I need a wireless keyboard and mouse that I can switch between my MacBook Pro and PC. I was looking at the Apple Wireless Keyboard, but I'm not sure if I can change from PC to Mac usage easily ...
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iCloud PhotoStream syncing to seperate Windows devices with shared App/Music/iTunes sync

I have been asked to help out with a friends iTunes/iOS/Phot syncing setup, they have 4 iOS devices (all iOS 5 compatible except one 3G iPhone) and a range of iTunes libraries that they have ...
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What can a Mac do that a Windows machine can't? [closed]

Can I have some definitive answers? Also, what are you forced to do on a Windows machine that is not required on a Mac?
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Installing iOS on VMware Workstation

I have a Windows PC and VMware Workstation. I am trying to figure out a way to install iOS on it. Is there is way to install iOS on VMware Workstation?
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How to access iCloud-disk from Windows

Is there a client software (similar to DropBox) or any way to mount a disk to get access to the content of one's iCloud? I'm talking iTunes-backups and other files synced to iCloud.
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How can I reduce the time it takes to sync my ipod touch

I have a 64 GB ipod touch with about: 20 GB of music on my external hard drive 20 GB of photos on my external hard drive About 50 apps It now seems to take over 40 minutes for my ipod-touch to do ...
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Backup windows PC to time capsule.

I'm looking to buy a time capsule to back up my MacBook, however currently there are more Windows machines in my home than macs. Os it possible to use some of the time capsule for windows backups? Or ...
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Is Mac OS X required to submit an app to the iOS App Store?

We are about to develop an application using Phonegap, a cross platform mobile development tool, but they offer a service where they will build your applications and send you the compiled source code. ...
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Where are iOS 5 Camera Roll folders stored when synced with Windows?

iOS 5 has introduced the ability to create folders in the image library, and copy pictures from the camera roll to these folders. When synced on a PC (on Windows 7), where are those pictures stored? ...
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How to get data from apps when upgrading to iOS 5 on an iPad 2

I updated my iPad 2 to iOS 5 using my Windows PC. I backed up my apps, calendar, mail, photos, etc. using iTunes before the iOS 5 update. However, although I got my apps, I am missing all the data ...
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How do I change streaming buffer size in iTunes 10.5?

I want to change the buffering of streaming radio in iTunes 10.5. Every help document I've found online says to go to Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced Tab. I see no such buffer option there. ...
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How do I restore my iphone?

I tried to upgrade my iphone 3GS to iOS 5 today, but the upgrade failed saying 'an unknown error occurred'. Now my phone is in a weird state where you can't turn it on properly, it just goes to a ...
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How can I sync Reading List with Windows?

Is it possible to use Safari's Reading List on my Windows machine and have it synced with the one on my Mac/iOS devices?
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Migrating to iCloud when I sync with an Exchange account in Outlook

What happens to Microsoft Exchange accounts accessed in Outlook on a Windows machine when one migrates to iCloud? Will I lose that anything when I go to iCloud?
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How to connect iTunes on Windows to only a specific AppleTV when several are available?

We're a college campus that has an iPod Touch program... all new full time students get an iPod when they first arrive on campus. We also have a number of faculty using iPads. To help take better ...
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I do not have enough free space on the C:\ drive of my Windows computer to run the updater for iOS 5 in iTunes

I am trying to update to iOS 5, but iTunes wants 10 GB in the C: drive. (I don't have that much free space in C, but I have it in another partition.) I have already reinstalled iTunes in my secondary ...
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Parallels windowed mode - make window larger

I'm using Parallels 7 with windows 7 in windowed view mode. The program i'm running in windows is fullscreened. I want to make the window larger, as it's very small by default. Dragging the edges ...
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How can I convert a .eml file to a .mbox file for Apple Mail?

How can I convert a Windows Live Mail eml file to Apple Mail mbox file
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How to turn on Intel VT in MacBook Pro 2011 (MC721LL/A)?

I used to turn on virtualization on my PC by turning it on from BIOS. But how I do it on MacBook Pro, as I am using WinXP on VMware Fusion 4.0, but its very slow, and both Windows XP and Mac OS starts ...
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OSX virtual machines for Visual Studio and Azure

I will be starting a new job in a couple of weeks, and I've been asked to spec out a machine I'd like to work on. As a UI Developer, I am much more comfortable developing in OSX. The company I will ...
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“Windows Date Format” in Excel on Mac

our internal software based on Zend throws Date Exception Errors for Excel Files from Mac Users. Same File stored on Windows passes. So someone told me that in both OpenOffice and Excel for Mac (some ...
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Line select for modification [closed]

I have used Microsoft Windows for 15+ years and am a highly keyboard-centric user. My wife uses both iMac and MacBook Pro, which means a full keyboard and a MacBook keyboard. Occasionally, I use her ...
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Displaying minimised windows

When I minimize safari, finder or Firefox windows, they move down to the dock. When I use Command + Tab , to move back to them, the minimized windows don't appear, just the top menu bar is changed. I ...
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Can't eject Windows 7 install disk to get drivers from Snow Leopard Install Disk

Alright. I'm angry at this. I'm on a 2008 Macbook Pro, running snow leopard trying to install windows 7. During the "find drivers" phase still in mac, it can't. So according to apple I'm supposed ...
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Is it possible to use the Magic trackpad on Windows?

Is this possible to use the Apple Magic Trackpad on a Windows Computer ?
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Is there a way to make the iTunes Store faster in Windows?

I realize that iTunes is a little slow on windows in general. But dealing with my stuff locally is workable. But whenever I use iTunes to go the iTunes Store, that tab takes a long time to do ...
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Autodeleting resource forks on FAT disks

I totally hate to see those .dsstore and resource files on my windows disks. There is a free program that will autodelete those files on specified disks on logout/eject?
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Display is set to Mobile PC Display on Windows when I run it on Macbook Pro via boot camp

Just installed Windows using boot camp. I downloaded the drivers using boot camp. After installing the display says: Mobile PC Display. I have 15 inch Macbook Pro. What display driver do I need to ...
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Ethernet driver missing when installing Windows using boot camp

I installed Windows 7 64 bit using bootcamp. The Ethernet driver is missing. Can't find it search on disk. Where do I get this driver? I have a Macbook Pro OS X
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iTunes 10 file directory organization in Windows

I'm pretty new to iTunes. I have a video series that I want it to be imported to iTunes and be organized in this hierarchy: Artist->DVD No. and Title->Lesson No. and Title The files are now ...
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iTunes is not recognizing my iPod Touch 4th generation

iTunes is not recognizing my iPod Touch. I tried re-installing iTunes but that didn't help. At first, my iPod was recognized by the computer as a digital camera but this has already been fixed.
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How to copy iTunes Library from one user profile to another?

On my Windows Vista, I use iTunes to synchronize songs, apps, movies and books (items) with my iPod Touch. The iTunes media folder location is C:\Users\thomas\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media which does not ...
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Long lag with Windows network

I am the sole Mac user in a Windows shop (graphic designer / video editor) and as such mount a Windows share to store all my working files on. I'm experiencing horrific lags from time to time (not ...
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Installing Windows 8 Preview on a Mac? [closed]

I'm just wondering if anyone has figured this out yet. VMWare throws an ugly "internal monitor error" and there are apparently some graphics driver issues on the 2011 Macbook Pros.
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Windows 8 on the iPad? [closed]

I was just watching the Windows 8 keynote and Steven Sinofsky said 8 will be able to run on ARM CPUs, which are also used in iDevices. So I'm curious, would it be possible to run 8 on an iPad, ...
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Installing Windows 7 on Mac. A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing

I'm installing Windows 7 on my Mac via Parallels. During installation I'm getting. "A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing." message. Doesn't give me any option to proceed further. What am ...
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Why can't I download the latest Boot Camp installer when first configuring Boot Camp? [closed]

I have a white Macbook that is released near the end of 2007, with an Intel Core 2 Duo. And now that I want to try installing Windows XP or Windows 7 on it to see how robust it is running Windows, ...
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Mouse movement in Windows like Mac [closed]

While most people seem to want the Windows mouse movement on their Mac, I'd like it the other way around! Basically just remove the mouse acceleration on Windows. Ideas, anyone? P.S. I posted this ...
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Is there any free/paid Windows emulator for Mac OS X?

I am new to Mac and I am looking for a Windows emulator for Mac OS X. I want to use an application which is not available for Mac. Please recommend the strengths and weaknesses (including cost) of the ...