0
votes
2answers
27 views

Closing a window in OS X Yosemite causes other windows to be made active

I have a Chrome window and this Chrome window covers the whole screen (not in the full screen mode, though). I also have 5 Finder windows under this Chrome window. So I can't see any Finder windows. ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Applescript or Shell rename a file?

The following is the code I have, however, it doesn't let me choose the extension I want to save it as. How can I save the file as a ".plist" ? do shell script "echo '{ Filter = { Bundles = ( \"'" ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to search Mac OS X Mail by List-Id?

I would really like to search based off the header List-Id but I haven't found a way to do this yet. When I type List-Id: <blah@group.company.com> into search, I get no results
1
vote
0answers
12 views

How to boot OS X with network devices in promiscuous mode?

As OSX no longer allows ifconfig en0 promisc and sees that as a bad value and does not set the device flag, what other options are there? I'd like to be able to boot and have both my Airport/WiFi as ...
1
vote
1answer
69 views

What are alternatives for Menumeters on El Capitan? [on hold]

Menumeters no longer works on El Capitan (see here), what are some alternatives? I just want to see my network and CPU stats.
0
votes
2answers
30 views

Cannot hear music on my iPhone 5S

I can't hear sound in my iPhone. I can't listen to music or any sound on my device. I'm frustrated trying to solve this.
-1
votes
0answers
32 views

OS X: how to rollback from EI Captain to Yosemite, with user data kept? [on hold]

By 'user data' there are mainly: Applications: like Reeder/Pocket local archives, PyCharm and its license, and so on; and Development environment: installed packages of homebrew and their settings, ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Error with com.apple.mrt (launchd) in El Capitan [on hold]

I just realized that the job "com.apple.mrt" crashes every 10 second on my Mac. What is exactly the aim of com.apple.mrt ? Apparently it should be a "Malware Removal Tool" Can I remove it from ...
0
votes
3answers
27 views

Did Apple remove the zooming feature from the Magic Mouse in a recent OS update?

Mac OS X has a 'zoom' action which can be used in various views in applications e.g. Photos.app when looking at a photo, zooming an entire Safari page, zooming in an NSScrollView. This action is ...
1
vote
2answers
26 views

Formatting 'defaults domains' output on multiple lines

Just a quick question here. I'm trying to format the output of the command: defaults domains so that it puts each domain on a new line, so I can use that parsed output in a different command. I've ...
1
vote
2answers
24 views

How can I see the sleep time(s) of my mac for a specific date?

Is it possible to see when I put my mac to sleep on a specific date?
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Why does my Volume mount point get renamed after reboot?

I create a mount in Finder by pressing command+K, and typing this in the Server Address field: smb://mydept.mycompany.com/dfs/somefolder/xyz The mount point is /Volumes/xyz. I go to System ...
1
vote
2answers
22 views

How can I avoid different windows of the same app get folded in at the dock?

Some times I have apps opened with more than one windows, like Chrome. How can I see in the Dock one icon per each windows (even they are of the same app) that I have open? Would be nice know how to ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

I cannot look at any collections on the App Store

Why can't I have access to any app collections on the App Store? Everytime I open one, whether it's an app collection or a game collection, all I see is the name of that collection. No contents are ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Problem with moving photos to new album on iPhone [duplicate]

I created a new iPhone album, later I moved some photos from Camera Roll to the new Album. The problem is that when I delete the moved photos from the Camera Roll, I can't find them in the new Album. ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

Apple Macbook Mid 2010 Ram Upgrade & Equipment & Windows Compatibility

Now I have 2 gb (1gb x2) as standard I want to upgrade it. "Hi-Level 4GB 1066MHz DDR3 Notebook Ram (HLV-SOPC8500D3/4G)" is it okay to be upgraded? and after I replaced that one with one of my standard ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

Will my Bluetooth earbuds work with my Apple Watch even if I don't have my phone with me?

I want to listen to music while I am running but don't want to bring my phone with me. Can I just pair the bluetooth earbuds that I use now with my phone and take my watch running?
0
votes
1answer
10 views

iPad screen doesn't respond on corners and types on its own after dropping it

My iPad's screen has been buggy ever since I dropped it 2 months ago. It was bearable back then but now it moves the icons by itself and types on its own. The iPad does not respond to touch on all ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

How to prevent apps from showing previews on lock screen in iOS?

When I receive a message I don't want the sender or a preview of the content be shown on my lock screen. Some apps (like iMessage and Mail) allow you to set this in iOS' Settings -> Notifications. ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

“Hold down power button until it turns off” - diagnose kernel panic?

What could be wrong with my MacBook Air laptop displaying "You need to restart your computer. Hold down the power button until it turns off, then press the power button again. The same message still ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

iPod Shuffle Unrecognized USB device and only charges for a short time while connected

I recently started having a problem with my iPod shuffle 4th generation. Even though I can charge it by unplugging and plugging it in again and it charges to 100%, my computer (Windows Vista) doesn't ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Having a problem with my Macbook Air speaker

What could be wrong with my MacBook Air speaker? It doesn't work when I play music on iTunes.
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Reset Home Design Story game progress

I deleted a game I played (Home Design Story) because I want to restart the game from the beginning. When I download it again, it still has all my previous information. How can I reset my progress?
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Is it possible to install an OS onto a disk drive, then move and plug the drive into a different slot but still have it be totally bootable as normal?

MacBook Pro, 15" mid-2010. Odd question, I know. I want to shuffle around an HDD and SSD in my laptop. I'm wondering if I can install Mac and Windows onto the SSD, then move it to the optical bay w/o ...
2
votes
2answers
207 views

Windows boot camp option missing in Startup Disk selection

I have a Mac Pro (early 2009) running Yosemite 10.10.2, all up to date. Yosemite is installed on my primary SSD (I have 2 additional magnetic drives). I use Boot Camp, and have Windows 8.1 installed ...
-1
votes
1answer
26 views

How to add a text/input field into PDF on Mac

I have a PDF form where some manager should write down the relevant data. I want to add an text/input field to this PDF file to simplify this process - now it is just printed lines to fill by ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Outlook 2016 non default SMTP server

i have several accounts set in MS Outlook 2016, every account have its own IMAP/SMTP server set. Problems starts when I came home, my ISP is !$#@$@#! and he let me sent emails only through its SMTP. ...
3
votes
1answer
25 views

How to edit Safari form values?

I would like to be able to selectively edit specific auto-fill form values in Safari - rather than just delete the entire form data for that site. I know I can do the latter from Prefs > AutoFill > ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

I bought an iphone 5 with 2 icloud passwords? [duplicate]

I bought an iphone 5 with find my iphone ON. he gave me the password on a paper. When I went home I tried to reset the iphone and I was asked to put the icloud pass to continue and i put it and it ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Siri: “I can't update reminders. Sorry about that.” Why?

I use Siri to set reminders a lot, like a dozen times a day. This morning Siri is saying, "I can't update reminders. Sorry about that." It happens on my Watch, my phone and my iPad. I've tried ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

No retina (best) display option

I have 2015 early macbook pro 13", but I can't seem to find the 2560x1600 resolution. The highest resolution I can set it on is 1680x1050. Default for display is only 1280x800. What's the problem ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

iPhone 5 will not let me download apps

I have got iPhone 5, I did have an iPhone 4. I have set up new Apple ID and iCloud account but it won't let me download apps on my new phone. Why is this happening?
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Formatting of a web page messed up when using proxy

Background For academic purposes I have to use an university proxy from my home in order to access some contents online available only with this method (PUBMED, a medical research database). I have ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

Payment from Apple for developer

I'm an iOS developer and I've been selling very few apps on the App Store. I would like to ask some questions about withdrawn money from iTunes Connect. I already know Minimum payment: $150 (USD) ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Does my late 2012 iMac 21" support fusion drives?

Back in June 2013 I bought an 21" iMac with a standard 1TB HDD. By now OWC offers upgrades for these machines in the form of an SSD expansion board, which can be used to form a fusion drive with the ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Why are the same characters displayed differently in the same sentence?

In some text views on OS X, e.g. in the application QQ, the character →(U+2192) is displayed differently after a Chinese character or Latin character: Also affected are the other arrows, and the ...
0
votes
3answers
24 views

How can I script the setup of preferences in Mac OS X?

I have a couple of Macs and I would like to create some kind of script that I can use to: Easily setup a new Mac after a reinstall Update settings to consistent values (so if I decide to change some ...
-3
votes
2answers
25 views

Apple MacBook 13-inch mid-2010, 4gb RAM, 250 Gb HDD: Can I dual Boot to Windows 10?

I'd like to put a larger hdd into this macbook, and then install Windows 10 onto it. Has Anybody successfully updated their Mac-based Wintel install with Windows 10, and what is involved? I realize ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Will Windows 8 drivers work with Windows 10 on a Mac? [on hold]

Is it possible to use my Windows 8 drivers and have most everything run smoothly on windows 10?
0
votes
0answers
15 views

MS Outlook closing on send and receive since upgrading to Yosemite 10.10.4

Outlook for Mac 2011 v14.5.3 running on MacBook Pro Retina (2012) repeatedly closing on send/receive since upgrading to Yosemite 10.10.4. Can see old emails but cannot send or receive with this ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

iPhone can connect to MacBook Pro but iPad cannot in local network

In home local network, iPhone 6 Plus iOS 8.4 can connect to MacBook Pro OS X 10.10.4 (VNC Server), but iPad Air iOS 8.4 cannot. External network (port forwarding), same both iPhone & iPad can ...
-3
votes
0answers
24 views

Problems with Benchmarking test [on hold]

Over a week ago, I had written to tcook@apple.com about serious hardware problems with my MacBook Pro. I had attached a number of screenshots like the one below. But I have still not heard anything ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

iCloud backup not working

I have a new iPad and am trying to backup from iCloud but the new iPad has iOS 7.1 and the backup is 8.4 and it will not complete the backup. Help
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Macbook Pro 2012 shutsdown suddenly at 25% battery

I have a Macbook Pro Unibody Mid 2012 and used the battery for only 118 cycles. Since a few weeks ago whenever I'm on battery and it reaches <25% my Macbook shuts down immediately (no warning, no ...
1
vote
2answers
21 views

Is my Mac Mini's fan okay?

I replaced the HDD with a hybrid HDD/SSD about a week ago, following iFixit's guide for doing so. However, when putting it back together, I stripped one of the connectors on the fan. My Mini gets ...
0
votes
0answers
153 views

Has anyone updated their bootcamp win7 to win10?

As the title states has anyone successfully updated their bootcamp install of windows from 7 to 10 with the windows update tool? Is it useable? Do the drivers work? Does it mess up the bootloader?
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Where is my email after failed attempt to move it to IMAP?

when moving emails from a local folder to an IMAP servers while using a poor wifi connection the emails seem to disappear completely. Apple mail informs me: "The message 'foo' cannot be moved to the ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Can't enable Java for browser

For some reason, whenever I try to enable Java in the browser by clicking on the checkbox "Enable Java content in browser" in the Security tab of the Java control panel, it asks for my password and ...
4
votes
2answers
634 views

How do I send text messages to non-iPhone owners using the iMessage app on a Mac or the Messages app on an iPad?

TL;DR I was on ATT for years and could text iPhone and Android users with the iMessage app on my Macs and the Messages app on my iPad. I switched to T-Mobile (and ported over the same phone number) ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Does Health.app intelligently count step from multiple sources?

I recently bought an external tracker to track various activity and I wonder, whether I should disable tracking on my iPhone? E.g. let's say my tracker reports that I made 1000 steps and my iPhone ...

15 30 50 per page