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Block cookies from specific domain

I would like to configure Safari to block cookies from specific domains, but looking at the settings I couldn't find any option. Then I searched for extensions that could implement this feature, ...
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iTunes Store - Use My Credit Card Not Store Credit For A Gifted Item

I have some store credit on my iTunes account that I got couple months ago and am gifting a film on iTunes for my sisters birthday.. If i gift the film does the cost come off my store credit or my ...
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Cannot connect to App Store due to unactivated SIM?

I’ve picked up my new iPhone 6 yesterday. I’ve set up my Apple ID and connected it to my WLAN normally. Internet works, but when I launch the App Store it just says “Cannot connect…”. Could it be due ...
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iPhone 3g battery drops from 60% to 0%

My friend gave me his old iphone 3G, which I've brought to an unlock-service so I can use it using my own simcard. It works, but sometimes the iPhone suddenly stops working while the battery still ...
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HDMI to DVI Adapter not working on Mac Pro

I brought a new Mac Book Pro and I'm trying to connect it to my Dell U2414 monitor from Mac's HDMI port. I am using HDMI to DVI adapter connected to DVI cable, the Dell Monitor provided. The Mac is ...
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How can I stop syncronization between chrome on PC and safari on iPhone?

for the first time i opened icloud on my pc. All of the bookmarks on Chrome are syncronized to safari on my iPhone. I don't want this. And when i delete from safari, i don't want the deletion to sync ...
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L2TP error sending Hello (Can't assign requested address)

Since the Yosemite upgrade, my VPN isn't able to connect using either PP2P or L2TP protocols. L2TP is giving me this output: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/a71bf9318062543c3567 PP2P results in this ...
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Macbook air yosemite upgrade froze

Started macbook air yosemite update 24 hrs ago- selected filevault option for encrypting hard drive now update hangs on the encryption part- how do i stop the process and turn off filevault?message ...
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How to run a command to use data from a txt file to execute them one by one smartly

I will explain it precisely! So, i have 8 friends using same internet connection which i do and mostly we play games online. Connection is such that when you switch on your connection it displays a ...
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iPhone unlock flag location

What actually changes on an iPhone at the moment it becomes unlocked? Is it a software setting? Is there an electric charge stored on some chip somewhere to indicate its locked status? eg, if one ...
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sudo: /etc/sudoers is owned by uid 501, should be 0

To run programs as sudo without password, I edited /etc/sudoers with wrong content. Then I re-edited it with Mac's default text editor(course sudo cannot be used when /etc/sudoers is wrong). I ...
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Put only HD to sleep when possible, without putting SSD to sleep. Its possible?

Can I put only HD to sleep when possible, without putting SSD (inserted in superdrive slot) to sleep? (surfing on some forums I read that some problems may arise with SSD stop mode)
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How do I prevent App Store showing badge on its icon on OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

On both Dock and Launchpad. I opened App Store by mistake, and now I cannot remove the badge which is designed for reminding me updates, except I install all the updates or delete all the apps which ...
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Is it any news / rumours when CloudKit will be available from other platforms? [on hold]

I need to move forward with my project to other platforms to Android. Now I am using CloudKit, but I need a platform independent backend cloud solution. Should I start to use Microsoft Azure Mobile ...
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Attempting to copy a .zip file over SMB results in “Invalid argument”

I am on OS X Yosemite. I have connected to my work via VPN. I have mounted a share on the VPN over SMB. I can see the .zip file that I want (I just created it) but I cannot copy it: Rammy:Main ...
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Can someone suggest Apple MacBook for XCode app development [on hold]

I am a freelancer programmer and so far I have only worked on projects on Windows platform. I don't have much idea about Mac OS X hardware. I am not looking for a very high end configuration but ...
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When the apple store replaces a battery in a 13in retina MacBook Pro, do they replace the top case and keyboard/trackpad assembly too?

I ask because I have a key missing and my keyboard and would like them both fixed at the same time.
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Multiple empty Chrome/Google setup volumes in root Finder folder

Unknown Reason for Excessive repetitive removable volumes with either no files inside or inaccessible directories. I have been getting these artifacts as seen in the image since installing OS X ...
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Where does this symlink point to?

The weirdest thing. $ ls -al ~/vm/win_8_1.pvm/Windows Disks total 8 drwxr-xr-x 3 zoo staff 102 Nov 22 14:04 . drwx--x--x@ 15 zoo staff 510 Nov 22 16:57 ...
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Yosemite Upgrades: Lost and Broken User Accounts

I've run into a series of issues that have arisen after installing Yosemite, and I was wondering if anyone has an idea what's happening. They all feel related. The Setup: I have a "old style" Mac ...
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Disable Safari Top Sites on Mavericks

How can I disable the Top Sites on OS X ver 10.9.5? I have deleted the cache and locked Safari so that new windows images do not get saved. I know how to Delete but need to know how to Disable the ...
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To record screen of iPad in OSX Yosemite with sounds

I connect iPad with lightning cable to my Macbook air which has Yosemite. Both has the newest softwares. I start Quicktime and press File > New Movie Recording. I eventually stop it. I watch the ...
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Applescript: path of a file on another mac

I'm new to applescript and coding. I'm trying to make a little Applescript application that plays an audiofile contained in the .app, using: do shell script "afplay " & quoted form of ...
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Mavericks Server: DNS: Increase forwarder timeout

The question: How can I increase the timeout for querying the forwarder DNS on OS X Server 3.1.2 ? I get DNS errors, which I believe could be solved by increasing the timeout for querying the ...
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Can I solder more memory into my MacBook Air

I love everything about my Macook Air except its very low maximum memory (and yes I bought it with the maximum available at the time). So I'm thinking "I know how to solder... how hard can it be?". ...
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Any way you can sort Finder's Recent Folders menu by order of recent folder access?

As the title suggests, I'm having difficulties understanding why the Go > Recent Folders menu doesn't show recent folders in (duh) recently accessed order. It sorts the folders alphabetically, which ...
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How Can I Retrieve Files from my ipad?

I'm not sure that this is the right place but I really need some help!!!I connected my ipad with my laptop and my brother pressed sync with the library itunes , but my laptop has not the photos and ...
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Apple Watch wireless connection to iPad/iPhone [on hold]

According to Wikipedia the Apple Watch supports both Wifi and Bluetooth, but only to connect to an iPad or iPhone. Does anyone know what the connection distance is from the watch to the other device ...
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Game Center, can't sign up IOS 6.1.6 Ipod touch 4th gen

I have an Ipod touch 4th Gen on ver 6.1.6, it is not jailbroken. Whenever I try to sign in I get these results I don't know why it won't work, I have tried factory resetting it, using 3 ...
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13'' Mid-2012 Pro, can I use FireWire to VGA for a triple screen setup?

I have a mid-2012 13'' Macbook Pro. I'm currently using a Thunderbolt to VGA to use a second monitor. I'm feeling myself in need for a third monitor for my work. I was wondering if it was possible to ...
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Is there any way to partition the SSD portion of a Fusion Drive?

I'm looking at my next computer and am debating on whether or not to invest in a Fusion Drive. I'll be using Windows heavily on it though, and would like to take advantage of the SSD on both operating ...
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Yosemite window close button off center?

I just updated my 13" MacBook Air (early 2014) to OS X Yosemite. The close button on the semaphore buttons at the top-left of the window has the x in it off center! That's not something I expect from ...
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HDMI to VGA converter with Mac mini

I have bought a Mac mini today. My monitor is only VGA. After connecting HDMI to VGA converter my monitor is not getting any signal. How can I fix it? Please help me. I am so frustrated.
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FileVault encrypted installation corrupted, unable to boot

I recently force-shutdown my MacBook Pro Retina, late-2013 model. After entering my FileVault password to unlock the volume, the Apple logo appears, as does the spinny circle. Given time, the Apple ...
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NumPy installed- not importing, Yosemite

Recently upgraded to Yosemite. This is what I get when I try importing numpy $ python -c 'import numpy' Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in ImportError: No module named numpy ...
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Wont let me backup iPod because not enough storage

My iPod has not been backed up in six weeks. And I need 5 GB to back it up. 5 GB is my max storage. I don't want to have to delete everything i got to back it up. What do I do? Please help.
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Can i load more then one twain driver in Yosemite

imac 27 retina. I have a brothers all in one (print scan fax) When i connected it to my iMac my OSX (Yosemite) searched for a new driver, i think a twain driver. After loading all is well. Now i want ...
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Where exactly is QuickTime Player on OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion?

I bought a used MacBook Pro Retina Mid 2012 with Mountain Lion. I can't seem to find the QuickTime Player anywhere. There is no such app in Apps nor in Utilities. When I right-click a video icon, Open ...
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OS X Recovery USB Stick doesn't recognize internal Hard Drive

I have a problem with my iMac. I don't know how or why, but my Boot partition, my OS X Recovery Partition or my EFI Partition got damaged. Now after hours of trying, I booted with Parted Magic and ...
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iCloud and OS X Server: Limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders?

iCloud and OS X Server: Limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders? For iCloud, there are some limits detailed here: http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202158 However there is no mention of such limits ...
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Bootcamp and Windows 8 Installed, no option to boot from partition

I recently installed Windows 8 on a Mac with boot camp. The partition was working fine. However, I recently reinstalled OSX and now I am unable to select the Windows partition upon startup. How can I ...
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Does installing smart tap tweak from cydia has any negatives on an iPad?

Smart tap tweak is when you wake your ipad by double tapping the screen, does this tweak has any negative effects on an iPad such as draining a lot of battery? Thx in advance,
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Receive iMessage using applescript

I am setting up a bot to handle daily tasks (e.g, reply to friends when I'm not there). I've viewed the on message received theMessage from theBuddy for theChat applescript command, but it doesn't ...
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How to add keyboard shortcut to toggle F1, F2, etc. as standard function keys?

I saw an AppleScript on Github to automate toggling F1, F2, etc. as standard function keys, but I don't know how to install it to my system and trigger it via a keyboard shortcut. Help? I am running ...
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iTunes: Move files off a network drive

I have somehow screwed up my iTunes database such that iTunes/iTunes Music Library.xml contains network paths: ...
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Macbook late-2009 not displaying red color

Yesterday I realized that that my late-2009 Macbook White (A1342) does not display red colors. Sometimes it works correctly when I turn on the computer. Then, after a few seconds, red color starts ...
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my contacts showing up on a text I did not send

I received a few text from friends and the text was also sent to some of my contacts. That friend does not know those contacts on my iphone.
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safari and firefox now crash immediately on launch in yosemite 10.10.1

my browsers started crashing immediately on launch on my late 2012 mac mini. i reinstalled yosemite 10.10.1 again, and for a whole day, safari behaved perfectly. then both browsers started crashing ...
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Transparent icons for OS X in Xcode 6.1

does somebody knows how to create transparent icons for OS X in Xcode 6.1? I have made transparent PNG files, but once I put them into Xcode as part of the iconset all icons get a white background. ...
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OSX Yosemite Kernel Panic with Wimax Modem

I have upgraded to OSX Yosemite from Mavericks 10.9.4 and a very weird problem is happening. I use a Hostless Wimax USB Modem from Qubee (Wimax ISP from Bangladesh) for internet. So, there's no driver ...

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