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PDF reader that allows user to alternate between reading on PC and on Mac

I have to read a lot of PDF files and am wondering whether there is an app out there that allows me to alternate between reading on Windows PC and on Macbook Air. I am thinking about an app that ...
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Cannot format MacBook Air SSD, stuck at waiting for disks to reappear

I have a Macbook Air with 128GB SSD and 4GB RAM with OS X Mavericks. I was using my Mac normally but suddenly Chrome got stuck. So I held down the power button and force-shut down the Mac. When I ...
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Is there a image editor like Windows' Paint for OS X?

I tried out several image editors mentioned on this site but I tested some of them like (Pixen and Seashore) I was very disappointed. These apps were so simple and was too low level. What do you ...
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CM Storm Devastator Backlight on Mac OS X

I have a CM Storm Devastator and cannot get the backlight working on Mac. I have followed the instructions below : Go here: ...
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1answer
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iTunes Gift Cards

I live in Japan, with Apple ID details based in Japan. My iTunes account is based in the UK for financial reasons. I was given an iTunes Gift Card in Japan, and want to upgrade my UK storage (in ...
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1answer
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trying to restore contacts in yosemite with time machine

ok -- so my wife lost her contacts on her macbook pro (and icloud as well), but we use time machine -- i was trying to look around for help in how to restore ALL her contacts using time machine -- is ...
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How to migrate an OS X guest VM to a physical machine?

I am running OS X Yosemite, and Parallels 10. I have a guest VM running OS X Yosemite. I would like to migrate the guest VM to a physical machine. Is this possible? The reason is that the guest vm is ...
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iOS 7 weather app shows wrong sunrise/sunset time

The new update for the weather app in iOS 7 is confused as to day/night, the time for sunrise/sunset. To find sunset or sunrise, swipe left or right on the hourly overview that's in the middle under ...
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1answer
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How to fix delayed typing on certain websites?

When I am in Safari, typing an email or another form that has typing the resulting speed of text entry is mind numbingly slow! I don't know what terms to search to identify the problem. Why would ...
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1answer
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Application Support directory, some apps are using tons of space!

After running out of space multiple times, I started researching and putting a strategy to permanently fix this issue. In the end I found that Application Support is an important directory for most ...
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1answer
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Vim, MacVim, and Unicode

Unicode characters appear in regular old vim in the terminal (iTerm), but not MacVim. Is there a way to get MacVim to handle Unicode characters appropriately. If it helps, I installed them using ...
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1answer
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Join-merge-consolidate many audio book CDs into one or a few albums in iTunes 12 / PC?

You have an audio book consisting of multiple CDs. In addition to joining the tracks on each CD, you want to merge the CDs. If it's a small book of only a few CDs, then you might want to merge all CDs ...
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1answer
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MapMyRide contains erroneous points on occasion

Usually my iPhone 4s and MapMyRide work well together, but occasionally I get weird records where the location recorded 'jumps' from where I really was to another location maybe 5-10 kilometers away - ...
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3answers
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Cannot connect to Wi-Fi (The Wi-Fi network “network name” requires a WPA2 password)

I have had my MacBook Pro for a couple of months (recent Windows convert and total Mac novice). I am running OS X 10.8.4. Our cable company recently upgraded our modem and cable box and I am no ...
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1answer
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Can iPhone 5s be tracked if restored completely, and iCloud lock is gone?

I lost my iPhone 5s while I was going to sale it to someone else, and I restored it completely so it was basically ready to be set as a new phone. I want to know if it's possible to track it though ...
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1answer
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how to fix GUID hard drive corrupted to MBR

I am on OS X 10.9.5 with a late 2013 iMac. I have a 3TB hard drive that has an unusual problem. It is a Western Digital 3TB Red WD30EFRX. I formatted it with two partitions, both 1.5TB. One was a ...
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Can't download anything with enough storage?

I have 478 MB available, and this game is 228 MB. Every time I try to download it, I get a message saying I don't have enough space. But I do. What am I supposed to do?! I really want this app!
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3answers
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Retina MacBook Pro running very hot?

I have a late-2013 Retina MacBook Pro, and it gets really hot really easily. I've monitored the temp with htop and iStat and they both show the same readings. It's supposed to be able to play some ...
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0answers
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Searching iTunes Library for file location?

For any given track in my iTunes library, I can easily ask for the physical location of the file like this, tell application "iTunes" set ilib to library playlist named "Library" set z to ...
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2answers
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Access application submenus with AppleScript

I am trying to learn to access any menu item within an application with AppleScript. I can orient to the actual menu tab, and then access clickable menu items, but I can't access menu items within ...
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0answers
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Keep Sorted By Date in photos not shown

I don't have a "Keep Sorted By Date" option in the view menu of photos. I have only "Keep Sorted By Title". Where can I find the "Keep Sorted By Date" option? Thanks
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0answers
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How to install RGtk2 on OS X 10.10.5?

I am trying to install RGtk2. I have installed GTK+ and XQuartz with Homebrew: $ brew cask install xquartz Warning: A Cask for xquartz is already installed. Add the "--force" option to force ...
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0answers
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GitSupport.sh permanently running, apparently hangs

I have a niggling process that sometimes runs persistently, somewhat randomly, and sometimes cannot be cancelled. In the screenshot, there are three processes of the same running simultaneously. I'm ...
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1answer
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1answer
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iOS Simulator installations fail on Xcode 6.4 on El Capitan v10.11

Could not download and install iOS 7.1 Simulator. Authorization is required to install the packages. Facing this issue on Xcode 7 Beta 6 version too. Can't seem to understand why?
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1answer
77 views

Connect MacBook Pro 13 late 2012 SSD to SATA?

I have an SSD hard drive from MacBook Pro late 2012 (A1425). Is there a possibility to somehow connect it to a normal PC through SATA, PCIe etc.?
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1answer
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Install rEFInd on another partition

I recently tried to install rEFInd onto my Mac but it could not boot into the Ubuntu disk. To uninstall It I formatted my drive and reinstalled OS X along with my backup. To avoid this issue again I ...
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3answers
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Can't create a partition

I'm trying to create a new partition for installing linux, but OSX won't let me. I saw this question: Unable to Resize Partitions, but my HD is not a CoreStorage Volume, so it didn't really help. ...
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1answer
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Connected to internet and can browsing but can't play some games

My iPhone is 5s. Just like the title said, whenever my iPhone / iPad connected to wifi I can't connect to some games like Puzzle and Dragon even though I can browse using safari, using fb / twitter / ...
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4answers
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How can I reliably move photos from an iPhone and iPad to a Mac without losses or duplicates?

I have a MacBook, an iPhone, and an iPad all using the same iCloud account to sync photos, among other things. There are photos on the iPhone in its Camera Roll, Photo Stream, the iPhoto app, and ...
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0answers
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Return back to life iphone 4s logic board [on hold]

i have a logic board from iphone 4s with broken battery terminal. if i put new battery terminal it will work ?
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0answers
18 views

Preview.app can't open pdf after Adobe Acrobat Installation

After installing adobe acrobat I can no longer use preview.app or apps like clearview to open pdf files under my account. I have tried creating a new user, and logged in, and i can view it no ...
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1answer
475 views

Recover accidentally deleted photos not shown in recently deleted

I accidentally deleted a photo, and it does not show in the "recently deleted" folder. Is there any way I can get it back? I have iOS 8.2.
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1answer
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Can I connect my mini display port monitor with a Thunderbolt cable?

I wanted to go to the Apple Store and pick up a Thunderbolt cable, as they seem to be the only store in the area that has a mini display port (style) in the Thunderbolt cable. My monitor requires mini ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How can I disable unused Services in Mavericks?

I'm talking about the services you find when right-clicking a file or folder. It should be possible to 'remove' those services within the system preferences (under the keyboard section) but this just ...
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2answers
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Yosemite: Cannot Music / iTunes - black screen and won't accept password

I am trying to open Music. Instead of opening as usual, it does this bizarre slow animated slide-open into a fully black background with a password prompt stating that I've been logged out of iCloud ...
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2answers
8k views

Is it possible to use a gesture to go back in Finder in Lion?

I miss the ability to go back to previous directory via a gesture (swipe with two finger right like in Safari or Chrome) in Finder. Is it possible to enable it? Edit: I'm on a MacBook Pro, and using ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

iPhone doesn't sync calendar to iCloud, calendar via iCloud.com still works

I'm having a major headache inducing issue with iCloud sync. My wife and I have shared calendars for a long time and it has helped us a great deal. The problem now is that my wife's iPhone has ...
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1answer
18 views

Can you choose contacts to be on your iMessage account?

I am concerned about it. If I get started on iMessage, will it come up with all the contacts I have now or can I select them?
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1answer
15 views

How to automatically back up and archive my photo library?

I have a Macbook Air. I love it, but the hard drive is too small to fit my entire photo library. At this point the hard-drive is full and I need to find a way to move the files to a back-up location. ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

A white input bar appear when typing on keyboard while play game

I have a problem everytime I play a game on my Mac, and try to use keyboard's alphabet characters, a white input bar appear on the bottom of the screen (and the character go there instead of to the ...
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vote
2answers
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When I use iMessage the receiver always gets it via email and not phone number

I know a lot of people have previously asked this question. However my problem still has not been solved. I have iMessage on. I am using iMessage via my Apple ID. Now where it says "receive at:", it ...
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0answers
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Can't update apps [on hold]

I have 16 apps that I cannot update. Every time I click "update" in the App Store, it asks for my account password and when I put it in it goes from the spinning ball back to the "update" icon, this ...
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1answer
1k views

On iPhone, Gmail “new email” notifications keep appearing in lock screen?

On my iPhone, for the Gmail app, I sometimes get "new email" notifications on my lock screen that were from hours ago even when I cleared them (I unlocked the device after they appeared). Even when ...
3
votes
3answers
56 views

Could microsoft remote desktop connection be used to spy?

I found a Program called Microsoft remote desktop connection on my mac but did not install it myself. Could somebody have been using it to spy on my computer use without my knowledge? Would I be able ...
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6answers
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Is it possible to install my iPhone's WhatsApp on Mac?

I'm using iOS 8 with jailbreak on iPhone and Yosemite on Mac. Can I install WhatsApp on my Mac?
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0answers
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Google Photos Backup creates large Pictures/GPBackup folder

I installed Google Photos Backups on OSX (Mavericks). It created a /Users/rob/Pictures/GPBackup folder that is 10 gig in size, and it looks like it has copies of all my photos and movies. I don't ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

Recording with Audacity using Soundflower causes echo/reverb

I'm using Audacity and Soundflower to record sound internally on my MacBook Pro. For example I can play a YouTube video and listen to it with head phones, while recording the sound output. All that ...
1
vote
2answers
57 views

Direct Analog Video conversion for iPad?

Our organisation has ordered several 1000s new iPad minis for frontline staff. One of the things the management want is the ability to import analog video (ie, from a VHS) directly to the iPad (please ...
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votes
1answer
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Mac Mail with Exchange stopped working, LibSasl2SASLClient error

I've had Mail.app on Lion (and previously Snow Leopard) successfully working with my company's Exchange 2007 for the last couple of years, but today it seems like it's decided not to work. Instead, I ...

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