2
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3answers
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iTunes Match Alternative … or some way of implementing this

We’ve been using iTunes Match pretty much since the beginning, but recently my wife has turned it off and refused to re-subscribe. I’m fast getting to the same place. It just seems so unstable, ...
0
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0answers
25 views

How to solve continuing error “internal disk needs repair” after installing a 8 TB HDD in Airport Time Capsule (A1470)

I've replaced the failed 3 TB HDD (SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache) with a model number (ST3000DM001) in my TC (A1470) with a 8 TB HDD (from HGST model no HUH728080ALN600). I've used the Airport Utility to try ...
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0answers
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Effective power kind if broke my ipad mini i cant [duplicate]

I sended the effective power to my friend and now I can't open the app anymore i tried sending a message to myself but it didn't work. Every time I try to open it, it closes up, I don't know how I ...
4
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1answer
2k views

When do iTunes Connect Stats update?

I've read in quite a few places that sales trend reports update anywhere between 3AM - 5AM Cupertino time once a day. But what about other stats? When do app ratings update? When do customer ...
0
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1answer
27 views

How to change primary email on Apple ID [on hold]

When I was creating my Apple ID, I gave a wrong email address which is now set-up as my primary email. Now I'm not able to verify the Apple ID although I have logged in. I have entered a secondary ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Who to fix a Time Capsule disk in “Internal disk needs repair” status?

My Time Capsule disks shows "Internal disk needs repair". How can I repair the disk (without erasing it)?
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0answers
17 views

Pen-drive original owner [on hold]

I want to know the names that were given to the pen drive from its beginning, this is because I lost a pen drive in my home during some function, but later, after a month one of my cousins gave me ...
4
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4answers
2k views

OS X Mountain Lion/Lion Deep Sleep on low battery

I'm having an issue on my Mac since I installed Lion and now Mountain Lion (I thought that the Lion problem could be because I've put an SSD in my Mac and did not make a fresh install but a carbon ...
2
votes
1answer
18 views

How do I tell if a device is doing USB 3.0 and not downgraded to USB 2.0 for some reason?

For example, if I plug a USB 3.0 device and find that the I/O performance is rather slow, how do I check whether it's because the device is actually doing USB 2.0 (even though I'm using a USB 3.0 ...
0
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0answers
19 views

MBP dramatically slowed over the weekend

I have my MBP (13" early-2011 i7) attached to an external screen (not in clamshell mode). I'm not sure what happened over the weekend but the MBP has been possessed somehow; first off it wouldn't wake ...
0
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0answers
3 views

what should i do if my ipod touch 2g doesnt show the option NONE for the apple id account [duplicate]

I used to have the none option before.But after I closed my apple device without completing the account stuff it stared not to show it again.
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3answers
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How to reset iPhone to factory settings from computer if screen doesn't work?

I dropped the phone and the screen is not responding. Before I take it to get it fixed I want to restore the iPhone to factory settings because I'm logged in on my apps, and I don't want the person ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Create a playlist of songs loved/likes on Apple Music

I've been listening to the Apple Music thing that came out in iOS 8.4 and I've been clicking the little heart button on the songs I've liked assuming I'd be able to find these songs again. Is there ...
0
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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Best way to expand JBOD with RAID?

I currently have a Hornettek Enterprise Quad bay USB3 JBOD hooked up to a Mac Pro running Mavericks. It has two 3TB disks which are mirrored (RAID 1 using Disk Utility) and contain a mixture of ...
2
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1answer
3k views

A problem with using the iphoto library upgrader tool

I'm running OSX 10.9.4, and IPhoto 9.5.1. I have an old iphoto library (pre 7.0) on a time-machined backup external drive and wanted to access the photos on it. I tried to 'Switch' to it in IPhoto, ...
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votes
0answers
10 views

How to reset or unlock an iPod touch 5 without the password [duplicate]

I have an iPod touch fifth generation and I forgot the password to unlock it. I also have no wifi on it and I can't enable the wifi because on the lock screen it doesn't show the thing at the bottom ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Apple Watch - Airplane Mode

I did not set Airplane Mode on my Apple Watch. I did silence my iPhone, but when I activated sound again, Airplane Mode is on my Apple Watch. I cannot get it off. It is not activated on either my ...
1
vote
0answers
5 views

Using iCloud backups, how can I tell when a device has been restored?

I have received a local copy of an iCloud account which was downloaded using Cellebrite's UFED Cloud Analyzer and I have been given the unique task of figuring out if (and hopefully when) the device ...
1
vote
0answers
10 views

How can I see my purchased history of IOS apps that are not FREE?

All of us, these days downloaded ton of apps including myself. I bought a lot of iOS Applications in the last a couple years. Some of them are free, and some of them are not. I want to see the list ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Is it possible to open 2 different instances of Chrome with different tabs open?

I want to be able to open Chrome on my Mac, and have 2 instances open, each with different tabs. Is this possible on OS X? I know on Windows I could do this with Desktop shortcuts.
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Account limit reached when attempting to create a new Apple ID

I am trying to create a new Apple ID and now it's telling me: "account limit reached"
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Cut shortcut (cmd+x) doesn't work if I use the left cmd key (cmd+c does work with left cmd key!)?

Perhaps similar to Command+C (copy) with the left command key does not work, but command+c DOES work for me. They keyboard is an Apple US (with the 10-key), wired. I am using a razer mamba mouse (i ...
4
votes
1answer
11k views

OS X Yosemite Crashes Frequently

So I installed OS X Yosemite almost a week ago, and within this time frame have experienced 2 crashes. Basically, the OS freezes, and then shuts down, and doesn't start up again until I press the ...
3
votes
1answer
655 views

4-digits login to Mac like Windows 8

I'm looking for an option or way to log into my Mac using just 4 digits (just like Windows 8/10) instead of using my very long iCloud password.
7
votes
7answers
5k views

Recommendation for simple project/task time tracking app

I'm looking for a very simple app to allow me to track my time on particular user-defined projects or tasks. However, my requirement is slightly different to those in questions such as Is there a ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Inbox of iOS Gmail App Not Syncing on iPad

I have installed the Gmail app for iPad, and configured my gmail account. However, the inbox does not sync at all. It always shows 'No offline messages'. But I am able to see the messages under All ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Text Alignment in RTL languages issue in some applications

As you well know the conventional alignment for RTL languages is Right to Left. Whenever in TexPad--my LaTeX editor, I switch to Persian the input method changes but the alignment does not and it ends ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Homebrew mass unstallation

Hello I am wondering if there is a way to uninstall all "programs" installed by homebrew? I was using it and installed programs that corresponded to programming or using C/C++ and used the terminal to ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Any advice on troubleshooting instability in Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.4?

In all cases of crashes, I can SSH to the machine, but I can't figure out anything useful to remedy the situation. This freeze happened when sizing the crop in Aperture. Machine had been running for ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

iTunes Match subscription options using credit on account

Why does it not take the subscription from my credit in my iTunes account? I have sufficient credit.
0
votes
2answers
4k views

How to change company iOS Developer account name?

Is there anyway I can change company name from my iOS Developer account? Like this for example where it says "By TARDIS59" is there a way to change it to "By Ashley Richards"?
0
votes
0answers
64 views
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Add item to Finder toolbar with terminal?

You can cmd-drag an item to the Finder toolbar to have it there permanently, but is there a way you do this in the Terminal? The closest I've found is this old thread: ...
2
votes
1answer
133 views

Three phantom monitors after upgrading to Mavericks

I just upgraded my old Macbook Air (late 2010) from 10.6.8 to Mavericks 10.9.4. The OS now sees three ghost monitors that do not exist: When I'm cordless, I can work around by mirroring the ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

How best to isolate my development environment on OS X?

What is the current best practice for setting up a development environment on OS X? I recently got a new Mac with OS X 10.10, Yosemite. I'm familiar with homebrew, and from my Linux experience, ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Why won't iTunes stream 320 kbps audio across a network?

My iTunes library, that's shared on our network, has some songs that have a bit rate of 320 kbps. These songs will not play when I try to play them from a client computer - accessing them through the ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

iphone 5 icloud backup cannot be made

my iphone5 cannot make any backups anymore. My last backup is from june 2015. I have checked if: I have enough space in icloud (about 3gb) the size of the backup (approximately 790 mb) removed ...
11
votes
2answers
17k views

Expedite iOS app review to less than 24 hours

Is it possible to get the app reviewed within a day or few hours? I know there is an expedited app review process if the app is time sensitive then Apple will review the app very quickly, but that ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to share a (non-iCloud) library in the new Yosemite Photos App?

In iPhoto, I put a shared iPhoto library on a network external hard drive accessed by multiple computers in the family. Even though two computer cannot access the library at the same time, the whole ...
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votes
0answers
25 views

Hackintosh Yosemite Not Installing At All [on hold]

I'm having big trouble in installing Yosemite-Zone on my PC. I have Acer Aspire E 15 start (specification: Processor- Intel Pentium quad core processor N3540 2.66GHz; Graphics-Intel HD Graphics; ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Can I update to OS X Mavericks if I get a new graphics card?

I have a 2006 Mac Pro and have been wanting to update to OS X Mavericks but I can't because I have a Radeon X1900 graphics card and that is not supported any more by Apple. I have OS X 10.6.8 running ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Yosemite 10.10.4 nowhere to set three finger tap to access Dictionary

I'm in OS X, and I bought my mac from one of my friends. He bought this April,2015. This is my Force touch trackpad. It's come from the fifth in the first picture. I know you may not understand the ...
2
votes
2answers
31k views

How do I retrieve songs hidden in the iCloud with iTunes 11.0.4?

My younger sister bought a few pop songs on my mom's computer (which is not an Apple but she has iTunes on it), and because of the iCloud they showed up on my computer as well. I really can't stand ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Quicktime won't play videos in Chrome

So, I was just trying to watch some video online in Chrome, and when I get to the page I'm told I "need to install Quicktime to play the video". This is odd because I clearly have Quicktime in my ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

How do I open Outlook .msg files on my iPad

I work with a Document Management System that has my Outlook email archive stored as .msg files... which is nice and all, but I can't get my iPad to actually open them up properly. A search through ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How to create a 'Sharing Only' account via terminal in OS X?

I'm attempting to create a 'Sharing Only' account in an OS X app. I've tried code based on examples like these: Can user accounts be managed via the command line? What steps are needed to create a ...
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votes
1answer
44 views

No Shuffle in iTunes 12.2?

Is there any shuffle option in iTunes 12.2 for Mac? (I haven't found one) and why Apple has deliberately removed the main feature of any music player? I mean no one listens to music in playlist/A-Z ...
1
vote
2answers
10k views

MacBook Pro freezes after being woken up from sleep mode with Samsung 850 Pro SSD

My MacBook Pro freezes after it's being woken from sleep mode. I can move the mouse but can't click anything and the password form courser is not blinking too.I recently installed a SSD and did 2 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I browse the hard disk attached to my Airport Extreme from my iPhone?

I have a gen 5 AEBS which has a total of 3 HFS+ partitions across 2 USB hard drives (USB hub in the middle). On my Macbook Pro Retina, I can see all 3 HFS+ partition in the Finder. Finder shows the ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Disable autosave in Preview

Preview, by default, persists edits to the underlying file immediately. (i.e. if you crop something, the underlying file becomes cropped). I find this behavior very irritating. I tried enabling ...

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