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How can I send iPhone to iPhone messages rather than SMS messages?

My friend has an iPhone the same as mine, but when we message each other they get sent as SMS messages not iPhone to iPhone messages? This of course costs us more money through our telephone provider. ...
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mis-positioning of favicon dragged-and-dropped on desktop 10.8.5

Doing web research, I frequently collect .weblocs on my desktop, clicking on the favicon in a browser URL box, dragging it to the spot I want, and dropping it there. Until recently, the resulting ...
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59 views

iOS 5 upload to YouTube?

Sounds like a no brainer, right? There should be nothing difficult about uploading a video from iPhone to YouTube? Right? I have iPhone running iOS 5.1. No, I will not upgrade to iOS6 because it ...
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44 views

How to sync up a folder in amazon S3 with people in Austria

My business is digital retouching here in the Pacific Northwest, and I have several photographers in Austria who I work with. Typically, both of us have macs running Maverick. I would like to have ...
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43 views

Google Calendar set up failed

I was trying to set up Google Calendar on my new Mac. After following the steps from this Google support article, I ran into this absolutely useless error message: Any ideas how to fix it?
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246 views

MacBook booting with wrong keyboard layout

I've got a 15-inch MacBook Pro with the latest OS X. Every time I reboot, it resets the keyboard layout to American English even though I set it to Swiss German. This means that I always need to go to ...
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499 views

Serious Boot / Sleep Problems

Two days ays ago I closed the lid of my macbook pre for the night as I have done for the last 2.5 years but when I opened the lid in the morning the screen didn't show. It seemed to be 'alive' (ish) ...
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313 views

On OS X Mavericks, why does it always say my memory used is like 99% of my total memory?

I keep getting these results from Activity Monitor in Mavericks, where it seems like 99% of my memory is being used (where in the screenshot I have 10MB left). Am I just reading this wrong? How am I ...
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54 views

AppStore credit card authorization fail

I purchased an app 5 days ago and the the amount was debited in my account but my purchase history shows We were unable to authorize your credit card for this purchase. Please update your billing ...
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36 views

Where has Numbers gone?

I created several spreadsheets in Numbers. Lately I have been using Excel, which won't open them. I can't find Numbers in my application folder--is it hiding somewhere??
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2k views

Is it possible to use VNC / ScreenShare OS X 10.9 Mavericks OSX Server 3.0.1 Local Network User

Quite simply, is it possible to use VNC (Windows) or ScreenShare (OS X) as a local network user? All users are local network users and when I access the server via Screen Share VNC://LOCAL IP ADDRESS ...
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afconvert: Difference between AAC formats: 'aac ' 'aace' 'aacf' 'aach' 'aacl' 'aacp' 'alac' 'paac'

When using afconvert for AAC output, I find little documentation on the format variants under the m4af category: 'aac', 'aace', 'aacf', 'aach', 'aacl', 'aacp', 'alac', 'paac'. I can guess probably ...
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707 views

Unusually long boot time in non-verbose mode - early 2008 MBP + SSD + Mavericks

Inside my early 2008 MBP (15", C2D 2.4, 4GB, GF8600M) I installed a used Samsung SSD (128GB), did a clean Mavericks install and at first startup, I restored the Applications, Desktop, Documents etc. ...
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387 views

Only Chrome can access the Internet

Very curious problem - only Chrome can access the Internet, but literally everything else cannot. Confirmed this in Activity Monitor's Network tab (it shows 0 bytes sent/received for literally every ...
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576 views

iMessage with shared Apple ID

I was recently notified that my ex boyfriend signed into iMessage on his laptop using my email address. I have since then changed my Apple ID password and was immediately asked to enter my new ...
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339 views

MacBook Pro runs fans at full speed constantly

I have a 2009 MacBook Pro A1278 running at 6500+ RPM all the time. When I ran the hardware test, it showed: 4MOT/1/40000003: Exhaust-7358 I tried NVRAM reset, SMC reset. Nothing worked.
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116 views

Aperture 3 - Faces - Is there a way to change a person's name across all photos?

I have many of photos of someone tagged using the "Faces" feature in aperture 3. They've changed their name since getting married, and I'd like to update my photos in aperture to show their married ...
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38 views

Automator Localization issue?

I have some difficulties understanding what's wrong in Automator: I used to launch a short automator script with an exiftool command to organize my pictures by folders: exiftool -v '-Directory < ...
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89 views

Is there any way to organise movies into separate playlists in iPad Videos / iTunes?

I come from an Android background where dragging movies in folders across remains in that same format from laptop to tablet. Now, on my Macbook Pro, I drag TV series folders with their sub-folders ...
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159 views

Is it possible to use FileVault 2 on a non-primary boot partition? (Dual-boot setup)

To be more specific yet still brief, I'm looking to use Filevault 2's entire partition encryption, for a partition other than my primary boot partition. Ideally, I want to have 2, or in the future, ...
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457 views

Cannot upgrade VirtualBox installation of Mac OS 10.6.8 to Mavericks - supposedly a processor issue

I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.8 within VirtualBox 4.3.2 on a Windows machine with an i7 processor. I would like to upgrade my OS to Mavericks through the App Store. When I try to do so, I get the ...
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58 views

How can I keep System Events from deactivating?

I'm using more and more Applescripts for home automation that rely on System Events being active. The problem is that System Events shuts down if it hasn't been used for a while. I'm not sure how ...
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642 views

Mavericks Some System Preferences Panes won't open

I first noticed there, but many system preferences similar panels won't open anymore. VPN Authentication Settings; Security & Privacy > Advanced; iCloud > Manager or Options; Date & Time > ...
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117 views

Is there a way to view and control the powerstate of the discrete GPU on a 2011 MBP in OSX?

I noticed that running with the discrete GPU uses more power and generates more heat. I just need the discrete GPU to drive an external monitor, I'm not concerned about performance. By controling the ...
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380 views

Diagnosing why my MBP keeps crashing and restarting?

I am currently getting occasional 'crashes' while running OS X 10.9 on an Early 2011 Macbook Pro. The crashes very much resemble the Blue Screen of Death on Windows (i.e. it happens suddenly, and it ...
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69 views

User management for an AFP share

I've been tasked with setting up an AFP share on a server running Mountain Lion. My question is mostly about best practices and to find out if I'm doing this right. My only prior experience has been ...
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298 views

Outlook 2011 Reading pane: wrap the subject text instead of truncating with ellipsis

When viewing a mail with longer subject, in reading pane it shows the subject only in one line and if it exceeds it truncates with ellipsis notation. Is there any way to display the complete subject ...
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62 views

Need to find my original user name

My old imac with Snow Leopard 10.6.8 was super slow. I decided to do a clean install after backing up on Time Machine. When I reinstalled Snow Leopard, it asked for an account name so I just put in ...
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11 views

Downloading videos using iTunes, how can I back them up?

I subscribed to these podcasts which are actually vidoes. I can see that iTunes downloads them locally to my computer, but I am not sure of the location of where they are downloaded. I want to ...
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416 views

IOS 7 & MSFT Exchange: Deleted email keeps re-appearing

I have an iPhone 5 running IOS 7 that is connected to my company's MSFT Exchange server. I get email without a problem, send without a problem and with 1 exception, actions taken via desktop Outlook ...
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344 views

iPhone shows Connect to iTunes screen after turning off and back on

I have iPhone4 and I shut it down by using power off button. Now I can't open the device unless I connect it to iTunes. I don't have backup and I don't want to lose my data and restore to factory ...
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712 views

Spanish to English dictionary on Mac's dictionary app?

Is there a way to add Spanish to English dictionary in mac's dictionary app so I can see the definition of word by tapping on a word?
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66 views

USB drives connected to hub disppearing

I've got four external USB drives connected to a 7 port powered dlink hub. All of them are externally powered, save for one of them. The hub is connected to a late 2012 Mac Mini. If I connect the ...
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Documenting Packet Loss on Corporate Network

If you suspected intermittent packet loss on a corporate network that you have no authority over, as an IT guy how would you irrefutably document it? (you are on a Mac, so any *nix toolchain is ...
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I deleted an important contact on my iPhone

I deleted a contact on my old inactivated iPhone 4. This to my surprise deleted to from my new iPhone 5s. Is there anyway to retrieve it? I realize now my new iMac, new iPhone and old one are all ...
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57 views

Use Automator to drop one letter in the naming

I've a kind of download-setup on my Mac and it does an excellent job downloading all the files I need. But for some reason the setup is renaming my files with "Title 9x88 Name". And I would like to ...
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134 views

How do I copy photos edited via the Camera app on my iPhone to my PC?

So, I know that the photos edited via the Camera app can't be copied to a Windows PC along with the edits. I realise that the alternative is to email 5 photos at a time. This is obviously ...
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208 views

How do you hide specific or certain calendars in the Mavericks Calendars (iCal) App?

I have multiple calendars from different services like Gmail, iCloud, etc. All the calendars together take up too much room to view in the year view of the Calendars app. Also, some calendars are for ...
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314 views

disable versions on Mavericks

I have been using this command to get back Save As... in Mountain Lion and it works great: defaults write -g ApplePersistence -bool no However, this doesn't seem to work anymore in Mavericks. Ut ...
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591 views

MacBook pro boot Kernel panic no kext summary

Yesterday my Mac crashed and after trying to turn it on again I recieved a message like this: panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff800667b0b2): "VM page 0xffffff800ad5fad0 should not have an ...
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476 views

Does iCloud backup only backup non-deleted pictures?

I have deleted some photos on my iPad (both from camera roll and photo stream) and I never want them to be found. I heard that you can use "iCloud backup" to restore your stuff in case your iPad ...
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91 views

Which iPhone 5s sold in the US is better to use in spain? Specially for LTE use

I'm planning a visit to New York and I'm wanted to buy a new iPhone 5s unlocked but someone has told me that if I'm going to use it in Spain I might have problems to use LTE. Does anyone know if ...
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807 views

Can't access certain websites using OS X 10.9

I'm having a problem with my macbook pro. I can't open geschenkidee.ch. I have no filters or anything running. I only noticed it with this website. I also cannot ping it using terminal (Request timed ...
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238 views

Can I use the T-mobile contract free iPhone 5S with my AT&T number?

I am thinking of purchasing the contract-free 5S because my contract with AT&T just expired, and I will only need the phone in the US for a few more months. Will I be able to use my AT&T sim ...
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80 views

Migrate Mac to Mac with external iTunes & iPhoto

I've got an iMac with 2 external hard drives. One 1.5TB external hard drive for iTunes and iPhoto (750GB combined) and one 3TB external hard drive for Time Machine backups. I want to migrate ...
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348 views

Mavericks Multiple Calendar Accounts

I have Two Exchange Accounts showing up in Calendars under Mavericks. They both show identical events. When I try to delete one in Calendar Accounts, it tells me the calendar is being shared in ...
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1answer
18 views

Change Modifier Key While Application is frontmost

What I'm trying to accomplish is to intercept or change Command and replace it with Control for use while another application is running and frontmost. Is there a way to temporarily change modifier ...
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167 views

Lync 2011 Sign-in Issues

So on my windows laptop, Lync 2013 is set to automatically configure the connection settings, however when I try to automatically configure the connection settings on my mac it doesn't work. Is there ...
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156 views

my iphone5 synced contacts from my wifes iphone5

my iphone5 synced contacts from my wifes iphone and changed many of them (changed names to contacts with similar numbers), she uses my apple ID, but contacts transfer from her phone to mine, does ...
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51 views

Filesystem not showing correct size

I installed a new HDD and transferred my old data to it by using dd on my old HDD and then dd again to the new HDD. However, when booting from the new HDD, it does not recognize the new, larger disk ...

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