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If I delete a paid app purchased through the Mac App Store, can I redownload without paying?

If I delete an app purchased through the Mac App Store, can I download it again without paying for it again like I can with iOS? In the event of an app restore, does the app retain settings, saved ...
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2answers
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How do I delete an app purchased through the Mac App Store?

I notice that apps downloaded through the Mac App Store are placed in the /Applications folder on my Mac. Is there any special procedure to delete them, or can I just drag them to the trash like I can ...
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3answers
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Do I have to repurchase Apple apps through the Mac App Store to get updates there?

Back when Apple announced iLife '11 I bought a copy, but now I see that it's also available on the Mac App Store. If I want to be eligible to use the Mac App Store's built-in update mechanism to ...
0
votes
2answers
299 views

How can I install XJig on Snow Leopard? [closed]

I'm trying to install XJig on Snow Leopard 10.6.5. https://sourceforge.net/projects/xjig/ I've installed dependencies using Homebrew but am now getting this error when running make ...
3
votes
3answers
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Can I download a song twice without paying a second time in iTunes?

If I've previously bought a song in iTunes, can I download it again on another computer without paying for it a second time? Both computers are authorized to the same account.
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5answers
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One message that cannot be deleted on iPhone 4

I have a single message in Mail on my iPhone 4 that just cannot be deleted. I get a popup saying Unable to move message - The message could not be moved to the trash folder. I'm using the latest ...
3
votes
3answers
965 views

iPhone app to download/upload files

How can I upload/download files from/on to a jailbroken iPhone 3G? Are there any apps that allow me to do this?
2
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1answer
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change colour from mailbox in Mac Mail

Is it possible to change the color of the mailboxes in Mac Mail? Here an example Sometimes I manage to create Silver colored mailboxes by accident so I am wondering if it is possible to label ...
9
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1answer
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What's the racoon doing in my apple?

I'm not normally one for paraniodly checking my activity monitor for rogue processes; but this one just has my internal nature-watcher all curious. Why is there a racoon running under my root user? ...
3
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4answers
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Where are good places to buy RAM (memory) for a Mac?

What reputable stores exist for purchasing RAM for a Mac?
2
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3answers
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Automatically launch a program or action when an external drive or disk is connected

I have an external drive. Is it possible to launch a program or perform an action when I connect it or plug it in?
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2answers
544 views

Great iPod Click Wheel Games for Kids

My niece has got a used iPod nano (not the newest model); in the App Store are about 50 games for iPods with Click Wheel. What game can you recommend?
4
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4answers
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How do I connect the location of a calendar event with the iPad maps app?

I would like to be able to either navigate from a calendar event to its location within maps, or view all upcoming events on a map. Preferably, both. How do I connect the location of a calendar ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Can I move my iTunes library to a network drive?

The question title pretty much says it all. I'd like to be able to free up space on my iMac G5's hard drive. I had considered upgrading the drive, but moving it off the Mac seems like it'd be a better ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Portable apps for Mac?

Windows users have the luxury of being able to load a flash drive with specially-modified "portable" applications, which run and keep all data contained on the flash drive so that moving them from ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I force password protection of specific apps on the iPad?

I am unable to find out how to force the iPad ask for my password when I want to use certain applications (e.g. e-mail) I want to be able to share the iPad but I don't want anyone to have access to ...
3
votes
2answers
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Why can't I delete movies from my iPhone 4, either from the phone or through iTunes?

I was on vacation and took some videos, and now the iPhone 4 memory is near full. So I tried to delete other experimental movies I made using Handbrake, so that I can take more video or photos, but ...
3
votes
2answers
548 views

Video/Image processing on Apple iPhone4

I know iPhone 4 supports H.264 and MPEG-4 as video codecs, and JPEG and M-JPEG as image codecs. I'm looking to get some information on the iPhone 4's video and image codecs and processing chips/SoC ...
4
votes
3answers
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Is it possible to arrange or categorize the imported pdf assets from within iTunes first and then sync the devices (iPod,iPad) with iTunes?

Categorizing the pdf assets from within iPad or iPod is possible now. But I think it is more elegant if I can make the categorization from within iTunes in advance. Is it possible to arrange or ...
12
votes
2answers
17k views

Why is Mac-to-Mac screen sharing just hanging?

I have my iMac set up with: Firewall off Screen sharing on for specific user, no general VNC password File sharing on (with liberal access) I want to connect to it's screen from my MBPro. Whenever ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

When I add a file to iTunes library, does iTunes make a copy of it? If yes, where is the copy saved?

When I add a file to iTunes library, does iTunes make a copy of it? If yes, where is the copy saved?
3
votes
4answers
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How to fix an iPod Classic with a bad hard drive?

I've an iPod Classic 160 GB bought in 2007. I've never had problems copying songs into it, through iTunes, but from the beginning I never had much success using it as a portable hard drive. Whenever ...
2
votes
1answer
339 views

How to sync the data structure of my iPod touch with that of my iPad?

I have two device: iPod touch and iPad. All of them use the newest OS. I have a folder in my Windows, call it c:\mybook. I put all my pdf books into this folder. No nested categorizing folder for ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Syncing iPhone Contacts with an Exchange Server

Happy new year! I'm using an iPhone 4 with 4.2.1. On the iPhone with Exchange Server, how do you get the group 'All On My iPhone' to sync with the exchange server? At present everything but that ...
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1answer
299 views

iPhone Calendar.App and TimeZones

Is there a way to make the iPhone's Calendar App support timezones with appointments, or is there an alternative App that has multiple timezone support? I have a friend with an iPhone 4 (4.2.1) who ...
0
votes
1answer
319 views

Connect to Mac Mini and browse files - works on one Mac but not the other

Edit: Case closed! I reinstalled my OS and now it's working. I've got one Mac Book, one Mac Book Pro and one Mac Mini (the latest version). The Mac Book can easily connect to and browse files and ...
2
votes
1answer
967 views

How does the Docx rendering in Pages compare to Mac Office 2011

It's about time for me to bit the bullet and buy either iWork 09 or MS Office 2011. My main concern is rendering docx files (I've been using OpenOffice for many years, but the .doc and .docx ...
16
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9answers
17k views

iTunes: What is the usefulness of checked/unchecked songs?

I know the functional effect of unchecking a song: it doesn't play (except when explicitly double-clicked) and doesn't sync with an iPod/iPad. But how is this useful? Does Apple officially recommend ...
5
votes
1answer
4k views

Monitoring and disconnecting users from an AirPort Extreme

Does anyone know a simple way to monitor who is connected to an AirPort Extreme, see the bandwidth they are using, and the ability to disconnect them or throttle their bandwidth usage? I know for ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Local reverse/duplicate image search for Mac?

I'm searching for an application to find duplicate images. In my Linux days, there was a nice Gtk+ application which I could provide some folders and which would list all duplicate images based on ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How can I fix the GPS problem that occured after jailbreaking iPhone 3GS 4.2.1?

I have an iPhone 3GS (old bootrom) and updated to 4.2.1 via iTunes a few days ago. Then I jailbreaked it via redsn0w 0.9.6b6. I only marked the option to install Cydia, nothing else (i.e. I didn't ...
0
votes
1answer
822 views

Do MacAlly keyboards require drivers to function?

I need to replace the keyboard on my iMac G5, and I'm considering the MacAlly keyboards, probably the iKey Slim as it's available for less than $20 with shipping and tax. It also has two USB ports on ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

iPhone: how to see if GPS is working

Is there a way where I can see if GPS is working? Or what the location service is using right now and why it is not using GPS? (Because the location service has become very inaccurate after a recent ...
2
votes
1answer
369 views

how to activate internet tethering in iphone 3g

Iam using Iphone 3G and surfing internet on it. I want to connect this phone with my laptop so as to surf internet on it, but my iphone carrier does not support the internet tethering option. It is ...
1
vote
3answers
8k views

How to install an app on iPhone from a second machine?

I actually took many hours this morning to find out how to do it, but I want to see alternatives to it. I got my iPhone in sync with my iTunes at home, my first machine. I could "just" bring the app ...
1
vote
3answers
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What are the advantages of Time Capsule over Airport Extreme with an external hard drive?

I would like for someone to outline the differences between buying a time capsule vs. just getting an airport extreme and attaching an external harddrive. The latter seems more flexible (easy to ...
1
vote
4answers
425 views

Mac OS X 10.6 includes Java 6?

The default install of Mac OS X 10.6 includes Java 6, or is it still Java 5?
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vote
3answers
314 views

OS X Dock+ Window/App management

I'm working on my Mac for video editing from time to time and normaly use Windows and Linux. Thinking about to switch completely but there is one thing I'm so darn used to which held me back for years ...
11
votes
7answers
33k views

Can I add an arbitrary RSS feed to Flipboard?

Would you please confirm that it is not possible to add an arbitrary RSS feed to Flipboard on my iPad? I find this so hard to believe that I'm in doubt I missed something...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

What control / access does the exchange team have over my iphone when using the exchange connector?

I work at a small company (80 employees), when we deployed MS Exchange anyone who connected their iphones using the exchange connector lost the icon to the camera on the home screen. The engineers ...
4
votes
5answers
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How to stop “password reset” emails from Apple?

Every day or two, I get another "how to reset your AppleID password" from Apple. They assure me my account is secure. I've never gotten more than one of these from any other individual service, ...
6
votes
3answers
7k views

How can I get “Automatically fill free space with songs” to reserve more space than a half gig

On my iPhone 3GS (32GB) I want to keep more than .48GB free space when I tell iTunes to "Automatically fill free space with songs" for doing things like taking pictures/recording videos. I don't want ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Can spyware affect the iPad?

I tried to login to my gmail, hotmail, and facebook accounts today. I could not login to those three because they said that my password is incorrect. So I tried to think what I did yesterday. I only ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

New Apple ID not pushed to iPhone

I recently changed my Apple ID from an old email address to my current one. I updated the Apple ID in iTunes and then synced my phone with iTunes. Now, however, when I try to download new apps (or ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Software to sync external HD and NAS - must work with FAT32

I am a photographer and archive my images on a NAS (LaCie Networkspace), but as this is a single point of failure I also back my images up to an external harddrive. However, when I am away from home I ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

Can the Lagom.nl “Inversion / Pixel Walk” screen test truly indicate a problem on a 13" MacBook Air?

My 13" MacBook Air (late-2010 model) shows strong flicker on some of the following "Inversion / Pixel Walk" test images from the LCD test on the site "lagom.nl". Does that truly indicate a quality ...
2
votes
1answer
428 views

OS X in VM Ware or Virtual Box

Is it possible to run OS X in VM Ware? I want to setup a virtualized OS X for testing instead of going to buy another mac. Can I do that technically and legally? To be explicit I do own a mac ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Preparing my MacBook Pro in case it is ever stolen

How might I best prepare my MacBook Pro in case it is ever stolen? I hardened my security by flipping on FileVault (home directory encryption) and enabling the password prompt after waking from sleep ...
4
votes
3answers
10k views

Can I have multiple mice & keyboards for one Mac?

I would like to control two cursors with two mice in the same time, as well as have two keyboards for separate control and text input. My goal is to have two users on one computer, so I can let my ...
23
votes
2answers
8k views

How to show hidden files and folders in finder?

I have a folder that starts with a dot . but unable to display them in Finder. How can I say that for folder X Finder should also display hidden files/folders?

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