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APPLE SSD SM0512F Media Equivalent

My Mac Pro (Late 2013) uses an APPLE SSD SM0512F Media SSD; I'd like to buy an equivalent SSD to use externally for cloning, backups, etc. I noticed on the PassMark website it shows performance ...
2
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2answers
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iMessage coming up as new thread in text instead of continuation

If a person adds a new e-mail account to imessage would it then come up as a different thread or contact in my iPhone? I received a message today from somebody I imessage and text daily, today when ...
0
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0answers
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Trackpad suddenly stops working

I got a new MacBook Pro 13' Retina Mid 2014 with OSX Mavericks installed. A couple of days after updating to OSX Yosemite 10.10.3, I noticed how the trackpad stopped working after I left the ...
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0answers
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Cannot boot to OS X using rEFInd

I have installed rEFInd 0.8.7 on my 2015 13" MBP onto another partition however it does not detect OS X. Here are my disk partitions: /dev/disk0 #: TYPE NAME ...
2
votes
5answers
7k views

iOS 8 Safari SharePoint 2013 Windows Authentication Support

I would like to support SharePoint 2013 with default out-of-box settings on iOS 8 devices. I see a lot of forum discussion on both Apple and Microsoft sites regarding IIS Windows Authentication being ...
0
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0answers
8 views

How to get Fake.app to return 2 types of OSX notification?

I am trying to automate a 'title' search on Amazon (kindle category) using Fake.app. The search is conducted every week for about 100 titles. I followed the below 2 posts from Fake.App developer and ...
0
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1answer
33 views

iPhone dock connector seems to have bent pins, is this a hazard

The dock connector on my iPhone 4S appears to have some bent pins (I think those crushed copper lines in the photo are pins). The phone charges, but it thinks that it is always connected to the dock. ...
0
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0answers
7 views

Mac Not Saving Passphrase for SSH Keys

I have tried everything for my passphrase to be saved for my SSH keys so that when I restart, I don't have to run any "ssh-add" command. I have tried: Saving my key in ~/.ssh Saving my key in ...
8
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3answers
618 views

Pros and cons of wiping a new Mac?

Coming from the PC world, most made-to-order manufacturers (e.g., Dell, HP, Acer, etc.) all have annoying little addons which I consider spyware/bloatware--things like toolbars with ads. When buying ...
4
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1answer
22k views

Photos not uploading to photo stream or syncing with iCloud

So I have a heavy question that I haven't seen asked on ad, so, or su. Question -- My photos are not uploading from my iPhone nor iPhoto to my photo stream. Why? Background -- When I attempt to ...
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0answers
10 views

Will the Apple Watch function properly if worn on inside of wrist?

I plan to use my Apple Watch Sport predominately for tracking fitness goals. I am curious if turning the watch to the inside of my wrist will affect its performance when measuring my heart rate. (I ...
0
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0answers
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External HDD is mounted, but files are (suddenly) invisible

Being fed up not being able to write to my external HDD (which is ntfs) I decided to use this script. I checked the script beforehand (I am a ruby developer with some, but limited knowlegde of bash ...
9
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4answers
39k views

Shortcut key for fullscreen mode

I am new to Mac OS (2014 Macbook Air). I am looking at the arrow on top right corner of windows, when I click it, it maximizes window over the top menu and in order to switch back I need to hold mouse ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Message send failure on iOS 7

I recently bought a iPod touch 5th generation and installed iOS 7. Whenever I try to send messages, I get a message failure notice. I checked Settings, Contacts, changed the DNS to 8.8.8.8 but nothing ...
0
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0answers
13 views

rEFInd keeps deleting itself

It has been some time since I have downloaded rEFInd. It was fine ever since, though later, it did start acting strange. For example, the resolution of the rEFInd window was absolutely wrong. Though ...
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0answers
12 views

Trying to buy a Phone 5s for cheap! [on hold]

Looking to buy an iPhone on craigslist and it's between AT&T or unlocked. What would be cheaper?
24
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4answers
13k views

Quick Look support for non-native video files (.avi, .mkv) on Mavericks

In the past, we've been able to get codecs for DivX/XviD/MPEG4 and support for containers like AVI, MKV in Mac OS X's Quick Look feature using Perian (as per this question). As noted on the Perian ...
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0answers
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Bought Apple slim keyboard but ID on bottom side is damaged - warning signal?

I bought a slim Apple keyboard over Ebay and I noticed that ID on its bottom side is damaged. Just like someone scratched half of it to hide it. Should I worry about this? Is this just an coincidence ...
3
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1answer
11k views

How do I continue to use Time Machine backups after switching my hard disk?

I replaced my HD with an SSD (256 GB), and restored the contents from my Time Machine backup (external HD 320 GB). Now, after a day of working, I plugged in my external HD to make the next backup. ...
0
votes
1answer
991 views

iPhone4: Keep playing songs after song selected from Search iPhone screen ends?

When I first got my iPhone 4, if I selected a song from the "search iPhone" screen (when you hit home twice), iTunes would start playing a playlist of all my songs, starting with the selected one. I ...
2
votes
3answers
440 views

Can't invite others to iCloud shared photo albums… “Invite People” button missing

Title says it. There is no "Invite People" link/button... What setting do I need to change? Yes, I've got iCloud setup. Do I have to upgrade to the new iCloud storage? Edit: more details: iPhone ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Youtube full screen doesn't work properly on yosemite

Since my macbook is a 13" model, I like to use my entire screen when watching YouTube. But a problem has started. When my Firefox isn't in full screen, and I click the full screen button of my ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

If the Apple Watch has wifi - does it connect to my local router?

It would appear the Apple Watch has the ability to communicate via wifi. When I set mine up, I didn't have a step to identify my local router, so I assume it may have obtained configuration about my ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

MacBook Pro LED light flashing

My LED light on my MacBook Pro flashes off for about 0.1 second then turns back on and will flash off again for the same amount of time while I'm using Skype. Is someone spying on my camera?
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Ejecting SD card takes a long time and CPU usage goes up

I'm on Mavericks and after I eject most SD cards, it takes a minute or two and process UASysAgent is taking 80% of the CPU... quite annoying, does anyone else experience this? Something that can be ...
2
votes
1answer
79 views

Why doesn't /proc exist in OS X?

What is the reason that /proc does not exist in OS X? I was curious to find file descriptors that a process was using in my Mac. The way I do it in linux is to go in /proc/fd folder of that process. ...
0
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0answers
14 views

OS X equivalent of linux /proc dir

I am thinking about running dstat on Mac. But some of the locations of data are different from Linux: notice the /proc/stat: Module dstat_cpu24 failed to load. (Cannot open file /proc/stat) Module ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

No option to enter password in Gmail account settings

I have done all the 2 step verification steps and everything, but when I go into my Gmail account settings on my iPhone it does not have a line/option for me to enter my new password. Do you know how ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

Handoff with different iPhones

Which iPhone will work with handoff in between macs and itself. I'm looking into buying one and I want to make sure I could use handoff.
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Can you see old messages on a SIM card free phone?

Can you still see old messages on an old SIM card for an iPhone 4? Mine died a few months ago, AT&T techs took out the SIM card when they gave me my new phone, but now my parents are trying to ...
1
vote
2answers
214 views

Need help understanding script running at startup? “osascript -e 'tell app \”ARDAgent\“ to do shell script \”say quack\“'”

STEPS TAKEN Logged into Mac this morning Noticed activity and files generated I did not initiate Ran bash history. Attached output below SETTINGS All Sharing was Off Do not use any file sharing ...
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votes
0answers
39 views

Yosemite Regularly Crashes, Returns to Login Screen

I have a Macbook Pro 6,2 (mid-2010 model) with Yosemite installed. Recently, my computer has started crashing in a number of ways. First of all, it often crashes and bumps me back to the login screen ...
4
votes
2answers
595 views

Keyboard shortcut to dismiss notifications

I'd like to be able to dismiss and open notifications with the keyboard (Not talking about opening/closing the notification center) Is this possible? And if so, how?
2
votes
2answers
11k views

Microsoft Outlook 2011 constantly crashing

I just purchased Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac last week. Outlook CONSTANTLY crashes. I have tried everything… uninstall and re install twice, rebuilding main identity. Please help! I am so frustrated ...
2
votes
0answers
977 views

Is it Possible to Delete Songs from iCloud without iTunes Match?

I recently used iPad to listen to some music only to find out I had U2's Songs of Innocence album. I wasn't too bothered until one of their songs started playing. I decided I would like to delete ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

I've just updated my Mac to Yosemite and now I can't open a .numbers file

I have just updated my Mac to Yosemite and after that when I try to open .numbers file, I couldn't, and it gives me this message "edit 1.numbers can't be opened". I do not know why and I really need ...
46
votes
16answers
37k views

How do you maximize windows?

Unlike Windows, you cannot maximize a window in Mac with a click of the button. The little green (+) button next to the red and yellow buttons at the left of the windows does some strange stuff ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Curiously removed permissions

I have a severe permissions' issue. I hope there are some really clever people out there, who might know how to solve this using the Terminal, expert-level hacking or in some really simple way so I at ...
2
votes
4answers
73 views

How can I view the original (or “master”) version of a photo in Photos without reverting all edits?

Most photo applications provides some way to toggle between the original (unedited) version of a photo and the current (edited) one. In Aperture, "M" toggles between the two, many iOS photo apps ...
0
votes
1answer
8k views

Can I view iMessage history from an iPhone set up as a new device?

I set up a new iPhone as a new device (not from a backup) but using my same Apple ID for iCloud and so on. Can I view my old iMessages on this phone? If I restore from backup, the messages appear. I ...
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votes
2answers
23k views

Passcode lock for WhatsApp

I am using an iPod touch 5 and I want to put a password on my WhatsApp, but the apps available on the App Store are not according to my need. Can you suggest some apps so that I can put a passcode on ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

iPhone 5s goes to airplane mode by itself

How does my iPhone 5s get to airplane mode if I do not go into Settings and change it manually to airplane mode?
6
votes
5answers
26k views

How Should I Correct the Owners and Permissions in an OS X User Folder?

My issue is that I've seriously busted all of the owners and permissions on my user folder and subfolders and it's causing lots of issues using lots of applications. The initial cause was that I had ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Do you still need iPhone when running with Apple Watch?

Are you able to use the Apple Watch when running or jogging without taking the iPhone out? The iPhone is bulky and I don't like running with it.
1
vote
3answers
4k views

Why doesn't Messages recognize my contacts?

Ok, so this summer I was in Korea. I used a Korean SIM card in my iPhone 4S while I was there. I ended up losing my iPhone before I came back to the US. I recently purchased an iPhone 5 and backed ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Can not add calendar subscriptions to iCloud

I can't add subscriptions to my iCloud Calendar anymore. If I want for example add the holiday calendar via Mac Calendar Setting I get this error message The server responded: “403” to operation ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

iOS podcast app that differentiates between and gives different functionality to long/short presses of the play/pause button on the headphones

Overcast for iOS has a feature that allows you to either skip forward in the track/podcast or move forward in the playlist of tracks/podcasts depending on wether you just do two short clicks on the ...
0
votes
1answer
959 views

Restore Windows 8.1 System Image Backup to new Boot Camp partition

I just got a new hard drive because the old one was going bad. I made a system image backup of the old Boot Camp partition and saved it to an external drive. Got the new drive set up, with Mavericks, ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

How can I iPhone restore in iTunes without upgrading iOS?

I am trying to restore a set of my iPhone5C backups I made in iTunes to my iPhone4S. My iPhone4S is still running on iOS 7.0.4. I don't want to upgrade it because iOS8 on iPhone4S will almost be ...
2
votes
3answers
335 views

Apple Watch won't send iMessages

When I go to send a text message on my Apple Watch, whether it be through Siri or the messages app, it always tries to send a text message (green) rather than a iMessage (blue). I have tried turning ...

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