3
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2answers
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How do I use iMessage when my number is disconnected?

Recently canceled cell service for iPhone 3GS (iOS 6) but have still been using it to iMessage. Today I got a message from someone I didn't know apparently AT&T reassigned my phone number to ...
0
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0answers
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Will AirDrop use the data allowance from my phone and wifi modem?

I'm successfully able to transfer files from my iPhone to my MacBook Pro using AirDrop, when connected to my home wifi network. But I'm unable to determine how AirDrop is creating the connection ...
1
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0answers
3 views

iPhone sending multi-part texts as 60 character parts. Unicode punctuation to blame?

From one specific iPhone user, I keep receiving multipart texts for small messages. Instead of 160 characters each, I'm getting about 60. It looks as though if any part of the message contains a ...
2
votes
3answers
187 views

Weird Yosemite Sleep Behavior

Since upgrading to Yosemite, I am having weird issues with sleep mode on my MacBook (mid-2011). Whenever my MacBook goes to sleep, it begins beeping (similar to POST codes on PCs) every 1-2 seconds, ...
0
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0answers
6 views

My MacBook Pro will boot up but won't login

My 2013 MacBook Pro will turn on fine and go to the user profile page. When I click my profile type password and login it gets to 50% on the loading bar and freezes.
6
votes
4answers
9k views

Remove background blur effect on Yosemite login screen

Does anyone know how to disable blurring of the log in screen background images? I know it's a long shot, but I really miss being able to see my pretty background images :(
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I search bookmarks and history stored on mobile safari within iOS?

Within desktop Safari, one can view and edit bookmarks within a a hiearchical list. For Mobile-Safari running on an iPad: How do you view all bookmarks? How do you search within Bookmarks?
2
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0answers
103 views
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Can't paste into Xcode

In the past few months, I have been unable to paste text into XCode. I can paste from xcode to xcode. I cannot paste from anywhere else. The cursor moves the amount of characters that are supposed ...
0
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0answers
2 views

Hide icons from Dock and application switcher without disabling the menu bar

I've used the <key>LSUIElement</key> <true/>in the plist of an app which I don't want to see in my Dock anymore. The problem is that this method is that it disables the menu bar. Is ...
8
votes
1answer
180 views

In the light of the FREAK TLS vulnerability, how may I disable insecure cipher suites manually in Safari?

A research group named SMACK has released a vulnerability known as FREAK which can be used for man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack. The vulnerability is due to an old ghost created by USA Government (NSA, ...
0
votes
1answer
3 views

warranty on tablets/ipads bought from Malaysia

Good morning, My friend in Malaysia is visiting me in Australia and is bringing me a Apple 64gb tablet as a gift. As I have been given conflicting answers to this question; Will the warranty on the ...
1
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0answers
3 views

How do I determine what TLS ciphers are being used in OSX, Outlook 2011?

I just limited all my SSL ciphers to TLS 1.X and TLS1_RSA_AES and my up-to-date OSX machine is no longer able to connect to the server via Outlook 2011. I can use Safari to connect to the same ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

'Photos & Camera' using up phone storage and I have no photos

I have no photos or videos and I erased all my 'recently deleted' along with all photo albums so I have zero photos AND videos. I go to General> Usage> Manage Storage> Storage and it shows that my ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How do I tap multiple images to share them all at once with iCloud Photo Sharing?

I can't reproduce Apple's first tip on their iPhone tips and tricks page. When they say tap multiple images I assumed them mean tap the 'Select' button in the upper right then select photos one by one ...
0
votes
2answers
285 views

Can't boot on OS X partition after resizing Windows partition

I initially had three bootable partitions: OS X Recovery for OS X Bootcamp (Windows 8) Now, on Windows, I decided to make my Windows partition smaller, reducing its size using the native Disk ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Mac Pro hangs at startup showing white screen with spinning pie wheel

MacPro 1,1; lion? startup hard drive failed (with loud buzzing). Removed bad drive, installed replacement, inserted Lion USB drive, verified new drive using the Lion usb drive, started installation ...
0
votes
1answer
125 views

Why does my Apple TV cause wifi to drop on my MacBook?

As soon as I attempt to connect my MacBook Pro to my Apple TV (in extended desktop or mirrored mode) my Macbook loses its wifi connection. Sometimes it will attempt to reconnect to the network, ...
3
votes
5answers
15k views

Mounting cue/bin files

There are many suggestions on the internet on how to use cue/bin files on a Mac. Is there a native way of mounting cue or bin files and seeing them as Volumes in Finder? Alternatively, are there any ...
0
votes
2answers
65 views

How do I get Finder to remember the size and location of the window?

Why doesn't Finder remember the damn window size and location? I keep reading crap about holding down Option key while dragging but that doesn't work. It just reverts back to its microscopic size the ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

iPhone 5 my IMessage doesn't work

I do not have a SIM card in my phone. Before my iMessage used to work even without a SIM card. But now it doesn't, why?
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votes
0answers
9 views

Two appleIDs and gamecenter IDs linked to the same clash of clans village

I have an ipad (#1) with appleID #1, gamecenter ID#1 and clash of clans (COC) village #1. Then I gain another ipad (ipad#2) and inserted the same IDs from ipad#1. Latter on, I changed the IDs in ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

OSX Yosemite Kernel Panic

Okay, so I use Teamviewer to remote into this computer while at work, that might explain why the BSD process name corresponding to current thread is TeamViewer_Deskt, not sure. I was on today and it ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

iMovie update stuck with phantom app

when I updated iMovie back on July 7, I had an error where it kept continuously saying that I had an update, but what it kept doing was installing the same update over and over. At one point I had two ...
0
votes
3answers
134 views

How to setup two OS X boot partitions plus Bootcamp and Data?

Is it possible to set up he following combination of partitions; how? two OS X partitions, each bootable (one for the main system, another for testing new OS X releases) a Bootcamp bootable ...
1
vote
2answers
121 views

I have two Macs on the same Apple ID. Sharing issue

When I access the internet on Mac 1, the other Mac (Mac 2) has a extra icon pop up and can see what I access. Both Macs use the same Apple ID and are on the same domain. Two different users are signed ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Reject incoming call while on waiting

If I got a call while I'm busy with another call (call waiting, normal call, not facetime), can I reject that incoming call? I'm using an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.2.
0
votes
0answers
9 views

What is my iPhone downloading in the background?

Is there any way to find what apps are downloading stuff in the background? And what stuff they are downloading? I've done a little research and gather it's the Background Transfer Service doing the ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

Stop syncing Safari history through iCloud between 1 or more computers or iOS devices

If I uncheck the Safari option under iCloud settings either on a Mac or an iOS device will the links stop syncing between devices?
0
votes
2answers
17 views

Finder can not delete files

I am using 10.9.5. I started having this problem recently. I can download a file into my Downloads folder using the browser, save a new file on the Desktop using a text editor, or create a new folder ...
5
votes
6answers
29k views

Fastest way to transfer a bunch of photos TO iphone camera roll?

what is the quickest way to transfer a bunch of photos (and videos) that come from an iphone to another iPhone's camera roll? Sync with iPhoto/Aperture is not an option: they wouldn't end up in the ...
2
votes
3answers
70k views

why are iMessages appearing in my iPad Air but not coming through on my phone?

I think i have everything set up correctly but randomly this week i have had a few messages appear on my iPad air and they have never come through on my iphone? so i didnt even know i had a message ...
1
vote
1answer
243 views

system sounds coming from thunderbolt display, all else through headphones

I've got my headphones connected, and I've checked system preferences to make sure they are the audio output device. Most sound comes out through the headphones, like Spotify and YouTube. But, ...
2
votes
1answer
14 views

Applescript: Help to extract PDF “Author” metadata and set it in iTunes Author field

Using other applescript as template, I've been trying to modify this particular one to do the following task: Extract "Author" tag from a PDF file and write it automatically in the iTunes12 "Author" ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Core Audio Not Working System Wide Late 2008 Macbook Aluminium OSX 10.10.2

I have a late 2008 Macbook Aluminium 2GHz Core2Duo 4GB RAM 160GB, everything is stock but the RAM upgraded. I have the latest Yosemite 10.10.2 and my issue is that the core audio will not work system ...
4
votes
3answers
6k views

Is there a way to specify artist artwork for Music in iOS 7?

I've been a big fan of the redesign of the music app in iOS 7. I noticed that on the Artist list, certain musical acts have a thumbnail of band/artist next to them. This image is independent of any ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

how can i change the apple id on App Store?

On my 2009 MacBook, my friend signed into his Apple ID to check it. Now, I can't sign back into mine to download things. Does anyone know how to get my Apple ID to sign me back in?
5
votes
4answers
4k views

How can I copy a Google search URL from Safari?

When I google for images of "apple sauce" (without the quotes), Safari's location bar just displays "apple sauce" (without the quotes) rather than the URL leading to Google searching for apple sauce ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Using dnsmasq when not connected to the Internet

I'm routing dns requests through dnsmasq so that domains I'm using for local development point to 127.0.0.1. This works great when I'm connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi or ethernet, but I start to ...
14
votes
2answers
38k views

Why won't my MacBook Pro connect to Wi-Fi networks that use a sign-in page (captive portal)?

Some wi-fi networks require viewing and agreeing to terms before Internet access is allowed. When my MBP connects to such a network, it attempts to redirect and isn't able to connect. I tried all ...
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votes
0answers
9 views

I can't login to my email

After updating to latest version of Safari on my mac desktop 10.6.8, I cannot access my email account. I can go to webpage with login to my email, but it will not pull up my account. It goes to a ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Image dimension column in Finder?

Is it possible to add a column in the list View in Finder, that displays the dimensions of image files ?
2
votes
4answers
2k views

Mac (OS X 10.9.2) no longer saving screen shots

When I try to take a screen shot (Command + Control + Shift + 4) I hear the camera shutter sound but no image appears on my desktop. I Googled the problem and tried to change the saving location ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

no photos in photo app

i have iphone5s ios8.1 jailbreaked ... when i opened my photos i saw there is no photo in it ... but the i had about 2600 photos ... i checked DCIM folder with ifile the photos were fine and in ...
1
vote
2answers
36 views

Using MacBook Pro's monitor for Windows PC

I want to use my 2014 macbook pro 13's monitor for my windows 7 pc . How can I do this ? my MacBook is running yosemite.
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Is there a way to show the calendar in iphone lockscreen?

I used to be a Windows Phone user and I loved the way the calendar(a today's agenda) is shown in the lockscreen. So was wondering if there's a way to see a days's events in the iPhone lockscreen? It ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

How to determine final earnings in iTunesConnect?

Hey I never really cared about the exact amount of money I made, but this time I need to take off a 15% share to a client. For this, I now tried to understand how the final earnings are being ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

DNS possibly cause of failure to send emails

I have a mac mini running OS X 10.10 with Server.app that has DNS service enabled. The primary zone is example.com. In the zone, I have a list of machines: machine1.example.com - 10.0.1.11 ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

No Apples. Have Dell. MS Widows XP. I'm old and non technical [migrated]

Java runs constantly. Is it needed? I did not install it. No one uses my lap top. I do no programming. Don't know how it got there Believe there are Ver 7 & 8. Only use lap top for IE, Excel, ...
3
votes
4answers
4k views

Tab not working on Microsoft Word 2011

I'm not sure what's going on here, but whenever I go to a new line, tab doesn't work. It doesn't work in other lines of the same paragraph either, but if I go back to a previous paragraph, hit tab, ...
-1
votes
1answer
19 views

iPhone 4s, version 5.1.1 upgrade to 8.1.2

I downloaded the Iphone4,1_8.1.2_12b440_restore.ipsw on my laptop and I pressed shift plus update it started extracting and said unknown error3194 finally after finishing. I am frustrated and I really ...

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