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Recording a maths tutorial video with iPhone

I am making a series of maths video tutorials to put up on YouTube. I have made a wooden crane that positions the iPhone above my desk looking down so that it captures an A4 sheet of paper. (I have ...
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“This item is temporarily unavailable” When Installing Yosemite

I have erased my HD and tried to install OS Yosemite on MacBook Pro mid 2009. But keep getting this message "This item is temporarily unavailable." I've tried many proposed solutions but none seem to ...
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3answers
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How to prevent iPhone from dropping wifi connection when it goes to sleep?

I am using whatsapp web version and the iPhone needs to be connected at all times for it to work. However, when the iPhone goes to sleep (screen goes off) the wifi connected is automatically turned ...
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0answers
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mosh + /bin/false error

I have successfully installed mosh at server and client side both. At both sides "mosh" is printing correct usage instructions. Now when I am trying to ssh using following mosh command from osx: ...
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2answers
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I don't have 802.11n on my Mac [on hold]

I face a problem with my Mac , it was normal, but 2 days ago I was just shocked when I can't find wireless network on adapters list.
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2answers
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How to untangle Multiple iOS devices sharing one Apple ID for iMessage

I pay all our Internet bills and iPhone bills (3)/ just so you know when I ask this q I am not trying to get use off someone else's account. We have a Mac, a Mac mini and MacBook When I recvd my ...
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2answers
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Converting pitches in audio to MIDI

I want to hum a tune and have the notes be converted into MIDI notes… is this possible?
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4answers
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How to save a .css file from TextEdit or Word?

I once read you could force the color of visited links in Safari by adding a:visited { color: #6611cc !important; } in the .css file under Preferences < Advanced. In this way, it will turn every ...
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1answer
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Can iOS display the current audio input device?

Is there any way to tell whether an attached external mic is making contact with an iOS device? I am trying to attach an external microphone (Sennheiser MKE-400) to an iPhone 5. The mic has a 3.5mm ...
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1answer
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How to really really turn off system sounds in El Capitan

On my old laptop, which ran Snow Leopard, I had it set to not play system sound effects. As far as I remember, all I did to achieve this was go to System Preferences -> Sound -> Sound Effects tab -> ...
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1answer
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iCloud **Documents and Data** discontinued on iOS 9/Yosemite?

I haven't been able to find a definite answer to this question. I've upgraded my iOS devices to v9.0 and in both of them iOS "Documents and Data" is nowhere to be found. I got the prompt to upgrade ...
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2answers
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Fusion installing Mavericks this item is temporary unavailable

I am new to Mac. I have a MacBook Air running 10.9.4. I installed Fusion VMWare and I am trying to install a VM for 10.9.4 using the "Install OS X from the recovery partition. When I get to the ...
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1answer
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Witch and Youtube Fullscreen Windows

I just installed Witch for one reason only which is that if I make a youtube video fullscreen in Chrome then ⌘tab to another app, when I ⌘tab again to get back to the youtube video OSX instead just ...
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1answer
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how to place file inside /sbin/ in MAC 10.11 during .pkg installation

We have been installing / placing a tool for dhcp refresh under /sbin till MAC 10.10 there were no issues. but now it is completely blocked. even with root privilege i cannot able to place it. Any way ...
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how to avoid root elevation dialog using SCNetworkInterfaceForceConfigurationRefresh in MAC 10.11 [migrated]

Our App tries to perform DHCP refresh without popping up for elevating user credential. We have seen the SCNetworkConfiguration api has some functions to achive this. in the apple developer site . ...
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1answer
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How to remove synced iPhone data in iTunes 11?

I didn't have a free outlet to plug my iPhone charger into, so I plugged it into the USB port of my work computer (Macbook Pro) to charge. Anyway, iTunes 11 and iPhoto opened up! I forgot that ...
0
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1answer
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Creating a Installpackage for mac

I have a lot of Programms that i always need to install to a new mac. I wanted to simplify this process through an installpackage. I allready tried Iceberg with some success but have a specific error. ...
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1answer
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How can I save and message slow motion video on iphone 6 / ios8?

I recorded a slow motion video and i can play it back on my phone but when I text the video to someone else they don't see the slow motion effect. Do i need to purchase another application for this ...
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2answers
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How to have sshd re-read its config file (without killing ssh connections)?

How can I get the ssh server to re-read its configuration file (/etc/sshd_config), without killing existing ssh connections? EDIT: If I run kill -HUP <SSHD_PID> I kill the connection.
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1answer
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Does someone know my (old) Apple ID password?

Today, I suddenly got the following message on my iPod: Question 1: Does this mean that someone has entered my Apple ID password, or are there other situations where this dialog is triggered? ...
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1answer
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How to delete iCloud storage Mail cache?

I've deleted every E-Mail in my iCloud account. But the storage overview shows me 2,2GB used space for my Mails. But there is no E-Mail left: How can I update the storage overview or delete ...
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15answers
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Password dialog appears when SSH private key permissions are set to 0600

I installed my SSH private key in ~/.ssh/id_rsa and set its permissions to 0600. When I connect to an SSH server which uses my private key in Terminal.app via ssh, a dialog pops up and asks me to ...
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2answers
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How to set MacBook Pro to use integrated video card during initial start up?

When I turn on my macbook pro late 2011 I want it to use the integrated video card(not discrete one). Is there some sort of setting I can set or a driver I can install or some bios setting to ...
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0answers
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< and ^ keys are swapped

I'm using a German Keyboard (Lioncast LK20) with OS X 10.11.5. I set the keymap to German and it is displayed correctly in the settings screen. Unfortunately the following two keys are swapped when I ...
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7answers
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How can I find color codes on Mac?

I used to find color codes which I want to use for texts or background colors on htmls with color edit tool of MS paint which pre-installed on Windows. But now I use Mac instead of Windows. How can I ...
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2answers
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Mac mini set to never sleep, but seems to be sleeping anyway (does not respond to network)

I've enabled SSH into my mac mini (late 2012 running OS X 10.9.3), and have the energy saver settings set so that the display sleeps after 10 minutes, and the computer is set to never sleep. If the ...
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0answers
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Cancel Subscription on Apple TV? [on hold]

Can anyone help me about how to cancel Apple TV subscription? I am not happy with it and I want to cancel the subscription before the auto renewal date.
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1answer
351 views

scroll inertia with non Apple devices

So I use Logitech and Wacom mouses and tablets. Is there a way to enable scroll momentum / inertia with non Apple devices across all Mac OS? Or at least Chrome...
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1answer
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Rails reporting error: Failed to build gem native extension

I have installed up-to-date command line tools, and followed steps on other threads with this subject. I know this seems like a duplicate, but I don't see any answers to my issue here: ...
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1answer
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Recents on the double click home page

Why does the double click home page store recents and how do I delete them?
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0answers
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Is it possible to undo a copy and paste action on MAC?

I have a MBP on which OS X El Capitan is running. I pasted a file into my thesis folder containing my thesis Latex files and when the prompt warned me about a file with the same name as the file being ...
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0answers
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GPS track device within a certain area going above a certain speed

Does anyone know of an iOS app which allows GPS tracking of devices only within a set geographic area (~ 6 square km / 2 square miles), above a set speed (ie 5km/hr). Reason being we have a mobile ...
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Applescript Keystroke [on hold]

I was making an applescript ''virus'' when this happened Help plz I was trying to make it read out all the files, like the tree command for PC
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1answer
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HDMI output problem with late-2013 13 inch macbook pro with retina

I just bought late-2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with retina. I want to connect it to my Samsung 32'' TV at home and DELL u2412m monitor at work. None of these connection is working right now. MacOS X ...
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1answer
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External monitor displaying only noise after Yosemite upgrade

After upgrading to Yosemite, I see just noise on the external monitor, using a MDP to HDMI converter and an HDMI to DVI cable. It worked very well on Mavericks. I have no display now after updating, ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to temporarily remove margin from iTerm2 window?

I just wondering whether its possible to remove the left, right and top margin (or just all margin) temporarily in iTerm2 windows. My goal was to make the vim-airline looks better in iTerm2 by ...
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0answers
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Move or transfer only all the Screenshots from iPhone iOS 9.x to Windows PC?

These few links/ answers do not satisfy my question because Screenshots folder was introduced only in iOS 9.x as per: http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/8/8914505/apple-ios-9-beta-photos-screenshots ...
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1answer
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Operation could not be completed when I try to play a video on my camera roll

I have a video recording on my iPod 4th generation and when I try to play it, it comes up with "Operation could not be completed" the recording was from 23rd November 2013 and I have tried many things ...
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4answers
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MTMFS consuming an entire CPU core and fans running full bore with Lion

You may be aware that Lion introduced MTMFS, the Mobile Time Machine File System. I've had a couple of instances now where MTMFS has been chewing up an entire core of my dual-core (mid 2009) MacBook ...
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1answer
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Does the iAd App Network shutdown mean my app will no longer display ads?

I'm very unclear about the iAd shutdown announcement. To clarify, I have an app that displays ads. Is the announcement that: iAds is shutting down entirely and I need to find another third party ad ...
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0answers
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Force OSX to switch to the wifi access point with the strongest signal

I have two wifi hotspots set up. Comcast X1 Router (Wireless Gateway 1) and an Airport Extreme. Both networks are set up with the same SSID, passphrase, and WPA2 Personal. Unfortunately, the wifi ...
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2answers
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Upgrade Macbook Pro Retina A1502 SSD

I have an Early 2015 Macbook Pro Retina with a 128Gb SSD and 8Gb of RAM. I know I can't upgrade the RAM but I can upgrade the SSD. Will an Apple Store upgrade my SSD if I take my Macbook to them? Is ...
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1answer
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/dev/tty.usbmodem disappears after Mountain Lion upgrade

I just upgraded from 10.6 to Mountain Lion. Prior to the upgrade I was using an Arduino and talking to it via /dev/tty.usbmodemmfa141. That device does not appear to exist anymore. When I plug in ...
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How to change the default font and size in Notes on El Capitan?

Editing DefaultFonts.plist doesn't seem working anymore on the pre-release build 15A279b of El Capitan: sudo vim /Applications/Notes.app/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/DefaultFonts.plist It still ...
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0answers
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keyboard shortcut customization doesn't work on firefox bookmark toolbar

I have set up a shortcut in keyboard setting for toggling the firefox bookmark toolbar. But the shortcut does't work, and nothing actually happens. How can I make it work?
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0answers
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I cloud back up

Okay so I have a completely destroyed iphone 6s plus screen. The lcd itself is cracked and I can't used the screen. My friend locked me out of my phone and I want to know if the phone is locked will ...
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0answers
12 views

iOS auto-correct common words to that of brand names

I am using iOS 9.3 and my auto-correct is working really weirdly. It will change valid words to those of existing brands. For instance, typing in "guess" will change it to "Guess", even if it is in ...
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2answers
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Migrate OS X using Migration Assistant and Time Machine - not enough space

I desparately need to migrate from Mac OS X 10.5.8 running on a rather old Mac Pro to 10.10 running on a new Mac Mini. To achieve this, I was planning on using the Migration Assistant (MA) tool with a ...
2
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2answers
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Dragging and dropping a file onto a Terminal window doesn’t escape the path under zsh 5.2

Under OS X you can drag and drop a file from the Finder (or anywhere else) onto a Terminal window and the file’s path will be inserted as if you had typed it in. Recently, filenames with spaces have ...
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6answers
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Can't turn off email alerts for events in Yosemite

After I've upgraded to Yosemite, I've started to receive email alerts about upcoming events from my Calendar. This is a typical email Return-Path: <my-email@gmail.com> Received: from ...

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