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Add GPS Coordinates to iPhone Contact

I like to hike (with dogs). Please how can I add GPS coordinates to an iPhone contact address field or otherwise like "the lodge near Au Sable Falls, NY" at 44.181430, -73.965213. There is no road ...
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HP Photosmart 5520 OS X 10.5.8 driver

My mom bought a HP Photosmart 5520. Unfortunately, this printer is not compatible with her OS X 10.5.8 system. Is there a possibility we can get this working?
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Saving GPS Coordinates in Contacts

I live in a country which has few registered Apple Maps addresses. All that i want is to store GPS coordinates in contacts to use those at the Reminders app. I came from diverse forums like this and ...
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0answers
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Upgraded to 10.10.4 (from 10.8.5), now JNLPs don't open in finder?

I've finally upgraded from 10.8.5 to 10.10.4. But now double clicking on a JNLP file in finder no longer downloads and runs the (in the JNLP file defined) jars but takes me to the Oracle Java download ...
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3answers
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MacBook Pro used in smoking area

My late 2012 Retina MacBook Pro has been used in area's in which it was allowed to smoke. The smoke is now in the circulating system. Is there a way to clean this? The MBP is "smoking" now, producing ...
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1answer
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Music collection is not sorted by Album on iOS 8.4

I "upgraded" to iOS 8.4 and the Music App now has a new icon and different functions. That's awesome, except I cannot figure out how to view my music collection by album instead of by artist. I tap ...
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iPhone USB Tethering Problem

I have a strange little problem on my hands here. All this while, I've been using iPhone tethering via USB, and all was well. However, today afternoon, my iPhone USB interface in the Network pane ...
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MacBook Pro refuses to boot/recover, hangs at “white screen”

I am somewhat new to caring for Macs, but one has been left in my care and I have not been able to restore it to working order yet. Here are the symptoms: The MacBook Pro would hang with a "white ...
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1answer
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Not receiving Text Messages after upgrade to iOS 7

Upgraded both iphone5s to ios7 approx two weeks back. Suddenly last Thurdays I cannot receive his texts. Phone calls and FaceTime yes. Texts no. He can receive texts from me. Any ideas?
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How do I turn off the text tone swoosh when sending text messages?

I can turn off all phone sounds, but is there any way I can specifically just turn off the send message sound?
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1answer
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sudo port install winetricks error

So i have installed wine sudo port install wine and also made sure I had made the following two d-bus processess: $ sudo launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchDaemons/org.freedesktop.dbus-system.plist $ ...
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Can I transfer all my CD's into i tunes

I transferred about 100 CD's into my iTunes. now it says that my iphone doesn't have enough memory. Maybe this was not the place to put my cd's
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Finder copies files in two steps and does it as a transaction

I need to organize thousands of files between different locations and there is an unpleasant issue with file copying from a local computer to a NAS. The problem is that Finder copies large bunch of ...
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Could a 'damaged' TimeMachine backup still be of any use?

I've got a Synology NAS here and a few months ago I sadly got the message, something like Time Machine backup is corrupt and therefor has to start a new backup. However, as my NAS is starting to ...
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1answer
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How to change my Apple ID for updates in AppStore ipod 5

Hi I need some help please I singed in on my fathers Apple ID and now I have my own Apple ID and I can't change it to mines now when I download apps it shows mines but when I update it it shows my ...
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How do I know if Game Center is down or not?

I'm not asking to know now, but wondering if Apple has a status page that lists if Game Center is having problems. I'm aware of the iCloud system status web page but it's not clear to me if that is ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to extend Quick Look to support h.265?

H.265 (or HEVC) is the official successor to H.264, with a significant reduction in bitrate for the same picture quality. However it's not supported widely yet, including in Quicktime, iTunes or ...
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0answers
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Programmatically check if “Share iTunes Library XML with other applications” is disabled

iTunes update (10.2.0.145) seems to have added new advanced feature "Share iTunes LIbrary XML with other applications" which if disabled no longers outputs the Music Library.xml. Our applications is ...
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0answers
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“Playlist can't be added to your iCloud Music Library”. Why?

I am migrating from Spotify and I want iTunes to accommodate the way I used to add songs to a "favorite" playlist, just like the Starred Songs works on Spotify. Initially I created a Smart Playlist ...
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4answers
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How to convert Keynote to PowerPoint online

Is there a way to convert a downloaded Keynote (from slideshare) file to a PowerPoint file (or an open format like Open/LibreOffice) online?
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2answers
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Trying to securely erase hard drive, but Security Options not available (Mavericks)

Recently got a new Macbook Pro 13″ and I'm preparing my old Macbook Air for sale. I'm following steps in the Apple Support article on this topic (as well as other similar articles I've found). I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
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How to reset iCloud status of a song when using apple music

iTunes stopped uploading my own (i.e. not from the iTunes store) music after 5Gb out of 50GB. The rest of the tracks have the iCloud status Waiting in the get info box in the File tab. On my iPhone ...
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0answers
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Apple Music: Heart ratings (“Loved” tracks) are not supposed to synchronize between devices?

I hearted/Loved dozens of tracks on Apple Music desktop (on Mac), but when I played them on my iPhone, they were not hearted/Loved. Is it normal? I hope not, because it's wouldn't make any sense! ...
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0answers
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Delete specific content from the OS X Caching Server cache (not all cached content)

Is there a way to list out the content stored in the OS X Caching Server cache in Server version 4.x and delete a specific update or app? I know how to delete all content in the cache, but I'd like ...
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2answers
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Computer slows when battery is low

My Macbook Pro running Mountain Lion slows down dramatically when the battery is below 4-5%. All the applications running are very slow to respond, and several have the "Application not responding" ...
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0answers
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MacBook Pro won't display Dell SX221ot

I'm running Yosemite 10.10.4 on my new MacBook Pro 13" with retina display. It rarely lets me use the external HDMI monitor. The Mac recognizes the monitor, but nothing is displayed. I've tried ...
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1answer
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How to have more than one app in desktop space?

Whenever I click on the maximize/full screen icon on any window, the app window is going to a new Desktop space. But this is kind of distracting because now I am not able to switch apps by doing the ...
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votes
1answer
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Apple Watch Remote Old iPhone

My setup is as follows: I have the apple watch on my wrist (yay) I have an old iPhone 4s with iOS 8.4 sitting on a docking station Can I control the music playing through the iPhone through the ...
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2answers
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I dismissed “For You” in iTunes 12.2 for Mac, How do I get it back?

Context OS X 10.10.4 (14E46) iTunes 12.2.0.145 Question I just installed iTunes 12.2 for OS X, the first version of iTunes with new Apple Music features. After installing (which went perfectly ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to view song ratings on iPhone without extra click?

New iPhone user here. Longtime Nano user. I am a major fan of "rating" songs with Apple's star system. On my trusty iPod Nano (3rd gen), the rating showed by default when the song plays. But on the ...
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votes
1answer
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View Apple Music play history (playlists) from radio stations like Beats 1?

I missed "liking" a song that was playing on Beats 1. Now I'm trying to see what songs were played previously in the Beats 1 radio station (like a playlist history). Is there a way to do so?
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2answers
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How to only route office traffic over the VPN while having default route for other traffic?

I have a VPN to my office and would like to route only office traffic over the VPN while maintaining my default route for other traffic. I have attempted the following: sudo route delete default ...
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What is wrong with my mac?

Suddenly today my good old MacBook pro from 2012 won't start. I get the gray screen of death. I have tried safe boot, recovery boot and Internet recovery boot and it all results in a static gray ...
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0answers
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Apple Music - Allowing Explicit Content Disabled

I've just started using Apple Music and searched for Metallica. And most of their albums are greyed out. After sometime searching for the answer i could see that all the Albums with the Explicit ...
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votes
4answers
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Does migrating to Apple's new Photos app actually double my storage requirements?

I was using Disk Inventory X to visualize my hard drive storage and help me find some extra space. It appears that iPhoto Library takes 52.0 GB and Photos Library takes 49.4 GB. Is this a known ...
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0answers
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Is it possible to skip a file rename when it's not there in Automator?

I have written a little Automator script that does the following tasks: Get Specified Finder Items - to get one file Rename Finder Items: Name Single Item - to rename that to .old Get Specified URLs ...
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votes
0answers
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Mac OS crashed! Need help extracting backed up data

I have disk image file on my external HDD. I tried to extract file from mac.dmg file using 7z x mac.dmg and this is what I got: Processing archive: mac.dmg Extracting 0.MBR Extracting 1.Type EE ...
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transferring data to new Macbook Pro

I just got a new Macbook Pro, and even though I have been using Time Machine and I could use the Migration Assistant, I've accumulated so many files throughout the years that I thought it would be ...
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0answers
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Synology NAS - automatic mount in finder and permanent connection

I've recently buy Synology DS215j and for almost everything it works fine. But I have two problems with this and Mac OS X. First I must always first mount this NAS server in finder before using. ...
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2answers
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How can I remove my old iPhoto library after migrating to Photos?

I upgraded to Yosemite and migrated my iPhoto library to the new Photos app. I'm happy with Photos and don't plan to go back to iPhoto. This Apple support article makes it clear that the photos don't ...
2
votes
2answers
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To install GNU time in OSX?

BSD time gives this kind of output 9990 real 0m4.371s user 0m1.548s sys 0m2.167s GNU time gives then again this kind of output 9990 1.56s user 1.46s system 82% cpu 3.648 total Brew search ...
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7answers
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diagnosing (likely) hardware fault on MBP 15'' (early 2011)

Today while I was routinely using my Macbook Pro 15" from early 2011 (model MacBookPro8,2), running Mavericks DP3, the screen suddenly went all glitchy and distorted and the system locked up. (I just ...
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8answers
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When I open Terminal, I get an “I have no name!” prompt

Suddenly, this morning, I open a Terminal window and I get this: I have no name!@macbook:~$ whoami 502 ** I am not a number! I am a human being! ** What gives? Anyone know what I need to do to ...
3
votes
1answer
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Black screen when installing Boot Camp?

I recently did a complete wipe of my late 2009 MBP and restore using a Time Machine backup, so I would have uninterupted space at the end of the drive for creating a Boot Camp partition. The Boot Camp ...
9
votes
2answers
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How could i use an iMac as secondary monitor for windows 7 laptop

Recently (less than one year ago) i bought an iMac 21,5". Now i would like to use it as secondary monitor for my laptop. (My laptop runs Windows 7). Is it possible? (I found conflicting opinions on ...
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vote
1answer
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Iphone 5s: Can not find apple id

I was wondering whether there is a way to find the appleid of an iphone that is stuck in the activation screen, when connecting it to itunes on a computer that was connected in the past. Thanks a lot ...
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vote
0answers
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OS X asking for local items keychain password

My mid-2010 macbook pro was running just fine on OS X 10.10, and then I decided to enable the guest account. My account still works fine, but when I login into the guest account, I get an annoying ...
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votes
2answers
2k views

Have hearts replaced star ratings in iOS 8.4 with Apple Music/iTunes Match?

I have been rating songs for a VERY long time, have several playlists using star ratings, etc. You used to be able to click on an album and 'flip' it in iOS and could see the ratings of your music. ...
7
votes
2answers
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Time in milliseconds since epoch in the terminal

How do I get the time since the epoch, in milliseconds, in the OSX terminal? The Linux/Ubuntu equivalent is date +%s.%N: Linux $ date +%s.%N 1403377762.035521859 Which does not work in my OSX ...

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