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iTunes will not shuffle a playlist

iTunes will not shuffle a playlist at all. I have tried deleting it and making a new playlist and it still will not shuffle. Yet, if I make a completely different playlist with different artists that ...
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How to view connect request of application in OS X

I'm novice in OS X (mountain-lion) world, and learning how to use this system. Now, I have a problem about network. I run a application that try to connect its update server, but I got "connect to ...
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Is it possible to create photo events from the Camera Roll photo's on an iPhone?

I see that the Photos app let's me create Albums, but is it possible to create and manage Photo Events on the iPhone without iTunes or iPhoto* on a Mac/PC? *I say iPhoto on a Mac/PC because the ...
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278 views

Battery health inconsistent

With the iStat Nano dashboard widget I can see the health of the battery on my 10.6.8 Macbook Pro. This health value jumps from 76%, to 84%, to 80%, etc. just in a few hours. I've reset the SMC ...
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“Voicemail Unavailable” on iPhone 5

I recently switched from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 5 (both on AT&T). I keep getting a popup in the phone app that says "Voicemail unavailable. Unable to initiate connection." I am still getting ...
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iTunes 10.7.0.21 (and earlier) on Windows 7 64bit crashes when converting to AAC

[Also posted in the Apple Support Communities, where it has not received any responses so far.] iTunes crashes very consistently whenever I try to convert songs to AAC format. Sometimes I can get ...
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439 views

OSX Mountain Lion - Screensaver Greyed Out

Recently upgraded to Mountain Lion, noticed my screensaver has stopped coming on (on mains, my laptop will quite happily sit awake and idling for 4+ hours. My power saver settings are on 15 minutes ...
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Is there a way to monitor the stack of execution in order to find the longest hangs?

Related to this unsolved mystery: apple.stackexchange.com/questions/62416/why-do-i-get-serious-execution-lag-on-clicks-application-switching-and-general I'm wondering if there's a way to see which ...
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Dust halo around home button

My new black iPhone 5 has fairly significant dust buildup around the edge of the home button after just a few days' use. It is most noticeable when looking down the screen from the top of the device. ...
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248 views

Using a VPN only for a specific mail account or app

On my iPhone, I know I can set up a VPN. But if I understand it correctly, it is a global setting. How can I use a VPN only when checking a specific IMAP account? Alternatively, can it be activated ...
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screen sharing stops working

Periodically my screen sharing stops working. When I try to connect nothing happens. telnet 5900 connects but I don't get the normal "RFB 003.889" prompt back. reboot seems to resolve it, but it ...
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190 views

Large drives and FileVault/TimeMachine on Mountain Lion

Trying to use a 3TB disk for my backups, still running into what seems to be a known issue with "block sizes". When will this be fixed or how can I fix it myself before a downstream update?
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Why does “Recent Places” not include most recent places

I have seen others asking about this but have never seen a good answer. The idea of Recent Places or Recent Items is a good one, and is found in many contexts, operating systems, and softwares. ...
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iBook battery repack

I have several ibook batteries that have gone bad and I was wanting to open them up and make some good batteries out of all of them by taking out the bad cells and putting other ones in there place, ...
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95 views

How to read the same book together on many iPads?

I would like to open a book and everyone will have the same view of the book when I turn pages, I want to work with my friends as a team. It would be cool if everyone could add notices. So how can I ...
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313 views

Problem in syncing iPod

it's a couple of days that I'm experiencing a strange problem: I have an iPod Touch 4 that I used to sync with my iTunes library. The problem that I'm facing is that, somehow, the synchronization ...
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314 views

WebKit browsers not loading websites resources properly

WebKit browsers aren't loading images, css, or JavaScript properly. In some cases I have to refresh a couple of times for all resources show up properly. There is no clear pattern; it is random. I ...
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945 views

iPhoto events view broken after import, images missing

I'm running the latest iPhoto on a 10.8.2 Retina MacBook Pro and experience some strange import problems since the end of last month. My library holds more then 26.000 images right now and whenever I ...
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206 views

Can epoxy glue damage any of the iPhone surfaces?

I managed to drop my iPhone 4 an the black plastic rim has chipped off a tiny bit in places. I don't feel like paying for a full repair for a blemish, so I was thinking of just coating the dings with ...
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Why are there VPN-related log entries in my iPad's console log when I'm not using any VPN?

I'm seeing entries related to VPN access in my iPad's system log (via an app called 'System Console'), but I don't know why they're appearing. I've never used a VPN or any form of remote access ...
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711 views

Can't use Bootcamp partition for Windows 8 installation

I'm trying to install Windows 8 with Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro. Sadly it won't let me get past the disk partition choice (even after formatting the Bootcamp-drive). It says: Windows can't be ...
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342 views

Why are emails from Find My iPhone in the wrong locale/language?

I'm a native English speaker and I can only understand English. For some reason, every email notification I get from the Find My iPhone service (such as a "locked" or "alarm" confirmation) is in ...
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Airdrop did not copy complete file

I have been using airdrop to transfere a ~100GB Aperture library from one Mac to another. After ~10h of copying, the file on the destination Mac was only 20GB of size. I was able to open the Aperture ...
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344 views

curl installed but ec2 api could not find

I am trying to get the ec2 command-line api work on my OS X 10.7.4 without much success. The commands are complaining about curl but it looks like curl is installed and is available. See below: ...
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148 views

Calendar, addressbook access by an app and the data use policy questions

When an iOS app seeks permission to access my addressbook or calendar, what is it that they can do with my data? I am thinking of these things. Do they transfer the data from my device to their own ...
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139 views

Analyze a bunch of files and categorize them according to their content, content-duplicates possible with different format

I have material such as images, PDFs, DOC and DOCX with a lot of duplicated items but in different format. I may have a paper in PDF and then I have it also in DOC and DOCX. I want to somehow ...
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460 views

iPad wont charge in India

I am not sure why my iPad will not charge in India which I got in US. Did the power fluctuations kill the charging part or do I need to charge it in some other way? How do I test or find out the ...
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iPhone 3G stuck in recovery/DFU, can't restore whatsoever - ERROR 6

I have an iPhone 3G I've purchased from a neighbor a few days ago. After he gave it to me I wanted to update it to the newest firmware (4.2.1 and I wasn't sure what firmware was on it before). I'm ...
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230 views

Is there a way to change the timeout setting for iCal / Calendar in 10.8?

I have a user connected via iCal to an overworked old CalDAV server (running OS X Server 10.5.8) who was doing fine in OS X 10.6.8. The data (from a number of groups, and his own individual calendar) ...
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276 views

Strange contacts on IPhone 4s

I have an IPhone 4s on which I loaded my contacts from my previous Blackberry. I have suddenly found that all of my daughter and son-in-law's contacts and diary entries (they both have Blackberrys) ...
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511 views

iCal cannot connect to localhost (Davmail)

I'm using Davmail as my way of connecting to Exchange 2003 on my corporate network, however while others are having success. I am unable to set it up to work with iCal and Reminders because I receive ...
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149 views

Names of bootable partitions aren't the same as the names in Disk Utility

We use external FW/USB drives as portable diagnostic and installers and even though the partitions are named and have a custom icon, they show up as "Mac OS X" with a generic USB/FW icon when option ...
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279 views

Calendar opens mail.app even though I've changed the default mail client to Sparrow

I changed the default mail client to Sparrow yet every time I try to decline a calendar invite, Mail.app launches to send the decline message. Any ideas?
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456 views

iTunes doesn't sync all titles from a Playlist

I'm facing some issues synchronizing an iTunes playlist with my iPod Touch, 3G, iOS 5.1.1. My iTunes version is 10.6.3.25. My playlist contains 180 mp3-podcasts. If I want to synchronize it with my ...
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179 views

Apache Mac WebSharing not working

I'm new to Mac and I'm trying to setup a simple webserver. I have configured apache, turned on websharing and turned off the firewall. I can connect to the ip address locally via a web browser but ...
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301 views

iPhone calendar/todo list app with easily enterable and snoozable reminders?

There are a lot of reminder/calendar/todo list apps, and it's hard to make sense of all of them. Hoping someone can recommend one that meets the following criteria: Reminders are as easy to enter ...
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Mountain Lion networking bottleneck once download starts

I've noticed that with Mountain Lion (running on a mid-2011 iMac w/SSD) that once a download has started in Safari, or iTunes or Finder (AFP), etc. that any subsequent network activity is severely ...
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276 views

iTunes not working propperly with TSSTcorp CDDVD Device

I've installed a TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-216AB Device on my PC (the only DVD drive). Now I installed iTunes and it shows up the known Error Message Die Registrierungseinträge für die iTunes-Treiber zum ...
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Why does my iPad 2 beep sometimes?

My iPad with iOS 5.1.1 (with home screen is activated) plays a "beep beep" sound (as if I had gotten a new e-mail) every 10 minutes or so, but no notification is shown. Can I find out what causes the ...
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iPhone untethered jailbreak need redsn0w to startup

I've decided to jailbreak my iPhone 4. So I did. And I installed SiriPort to get siri. And it worked. I don't know why, but my iPhone crashes on startup!(I can only boot it with redsn0w) I don't know ...
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230 views

Can hard drives have their own sleep settings?

Is there a tool that will allow me to set the sleep settings on a per-drive basis? I've recently done the optibay mod on my MBP so I have an HD+SSD setup and I'd like to be able to make the magnetic ...
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429 views

DHCP Reservation not working in mountain lion

My MacBook gets a different IP every time I resume from sleep even though I have set up an IP reservation based on the MAC address. This works fine for the Windows and Linux clients. I also have the ...
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179 views

Can GarageBand's yellow edit bar be shortened to less than 5 seconds?

I'm trying to export a 2 second sound from GarageBand, and I've seen other posts here (please link to them) that recommend turing on the cycle region button and adjusting the yellow bar that appears ...
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Is there a simple way for daemons and agents to communicate?

I've got a daemon that periodically checks for, and if applicable updates, some software (macports) and I'd like the user to get a GUI indication, using terminal-notifier, when that occurs. Since ...
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How to backup external NTFS drive via Time Machine?

I currently have an external, HFS+ drive as my time machine storage that backs up my Macbook Pro Retina (Mac OS Mountain Lion 10.8.1). I also have another external NTFS drive (that I share with my ...
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189 views

How can I get my new mails? It is “disconnected”

I can't get Mail to fetch new emails. Even after quitting and restarting, I can't get new emails and the refresh button is disabled. I really don't know what to do. I am using Apple Mail 5.2 and Mac ...
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321 views

Dvorak Keyboard Shortcuts Over iSSH on iPad 3 and Microsoft Mobile Keyboard 5000

Edit: Solution -- Installed Prompt by Panic. Worked out of the box and is generally more straight forward. If you're just interested in a straight SSH client, save yourself $10 and download Prompt. If ...
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800 views

Strange font weight in Google Chrome

I realised that on my 13" MacBook Pro (mid 2012), Google Chrome renders fonts with opacity in a different way than other browsers. This is what it looks like in Chrome: Notice that the second ...
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My Mac does not recognize my Galaxy S2 trough USB

Snow Leopard: My Mac doesn't recognize my Samsung Galaxy S2 over USB, and it's starting to drive me nuts. I've tried the following: Connect Storage to PC Settings > Wireless and Networks > ...
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199 views

Will RAID-0 speed up OS X that is installed on external SD card?

I'd like to have some portable OS X installation that I'll be able to use with different machines (MacBook at home, MacMini at work, etc.) I installed Mountain Lion on my 32GB class 10 SD card ...

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