4
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2answers
183 views

External Apple USB keyboard, Shift+Tab and Command+Shift+Tab doesn't work

I have an aluminum Apple USB keyboard plugged into my MacBook Pro (Late 2011). Command+Tab works fine to switch applications. But Command+Shift+Tab doesn’t! The same shift key works to capitalize ...
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 ...
3
votes
2answers
554 views

iTerm2 save window/tabs on exit?

I tried to save a window arrangement but when I open iTerm it opens two windows: one with my saved arrangement one with no arrangements How can I make iTerm2 remember my Window/tabs layout?
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vote
1answer
9 views

pkg file extracting instead of installing?

Recently I noticed my pkg updates are being extracted rather than installed. (for example the MS Office update wanted to extract the file) Is there a way to ensure that pkg files are installed?
1
vote
1answer
8 views

One cinema display with two macs

Is there a way to connect two macs to a single cinema display? Of course I won't use them at the same time, but I want them to be connected to the display.
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Hidden features of Safari?

While using Safari, I accidentally three-finger tapped on a link and Preview of that web page popped up, like below. I think it's pretty useful. Do you know any other hidden features of Safari? I ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Endless loop of iCloud prompt rendering iPad unusable

I hadn't used my iPad in some time, and recently tried powering it back on. As soon as iOS starts up, I am prompted to enter my iCloud password. My home WiFi network has changed since the last time I ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

“powerd” process uses a lot of CPU

Oftentimes, after I wake my Mac from sleep, powerd (which is the power management daemon? Which in particular deals with sleeping the Mac and waking it?) uses high CPU, usually around 25% to 50% on my ...
0
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0answers
12 views

shared folder missing some subfolders

I have a local account and a network account on my MacBook Pro (Late 2011). I am running Yosemite 10.10.3. I mainly do my work on my local account and then when necessary I log onto my network ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Adding external photos to iPhone library in correct order

The last 3 years I've been making photos on my iPhones which have now turned into a nice collection on my phone. I love looking at those photos as they are all sorted by date, which is nice to scroll ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Keyboard shortcut to switch between applications in Mission Control

Does Apple have keyboard shortcuts to switch between applications in Mission Control? (Instead of hovering over with the cursor)? e.g., which key combination cal I press to get me from "preview" to ...
0
votes
3answers
24 views

Quicktime record screen without the overlay

I'd like to record part of my screen, but the QuickTime screen recorder dims the rest of the screen while it records (the gray in the screenshot below). How can I turn this dimming off? I'd like to ...
2
votes
7answers
11k views

Yosemite magic Mouse and a bluetooth disconnection party

I hope some real OSX Nerds read this. Since Yosemite I have the problem taht I can't use the Magic Mouse anymore. It disconnects and reconnects every 5-60 second. I find this in the console logs: ...
18
votes
17answers
13k views

Intriguing connection issue on OS X

I've been recently having this issue with my internet connection on my MacBook Pro Early 2011 running OS X 10.8.3: from time to time the connection "freezes" for about 5 seconds and then comes back. ...
20
votes
4answers
132k views

Official way to obtain an OS X ISO file

I'm trying to install OS X Mavericks in VirtualBox on Windows 8.1. I have VirtualBox installed and the VM set up, but I need an ISO file to install the operating system. I've searched around and ...
0
votes
2answers
380 views

Implications of using a USB SSD drive to run VM images off

I'm running VMware Fusion on my Apple Macbook Pro (15 inch, Mid 2012, OSX 10.10.2), and have several VM images that are stored on an external USB3 disk (WD Passport). The external disk is fine for ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Full screen mode across multiple monitors on Yosemite

I have a mid 2014 15" MacBook Pro Retina connected to 3 1920x1080 monitors on thunderbolt+HMDI ports (NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2048 MB). The monitors are in portrait mode with total screen resolution of ...
0
votes
2answers
49 views

Enable Quick Look for text files without the .txt extension

Doing Quick Look on .txt files if very convenient (select in Finder and press space). Is there a way to enable Quick Look for other text files which don't have the .txt extension (e.g., .strings ...
-4
votes
1answer
53 views

Deleted AppleColorEmoji@2x.ttf from my iOS device

I read about a way to add iOS 8.3's new emojis to jailbroken iOS 8.1.2 devices and I made it but I deleted the iOS 8.1.2 file by mistake. Now I want to get back to the old emojis. I deleted the tweak ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

How to make bootable ISO of Mac OS X Snow Leopard Install DVD on Windows

I have tried ISOBuster and IMG Burn but I can't seem to make a Mac compatible ISO? All I can see is the boot camp partition (900MB) in both Windows and Linux. When I try and boot the ISO in VirtualBox ...
1
vote
2answers
286 views

iPhone sending invitations to appointments it didn't create

Ok at work I received an appointment invite from a colleague in Outlook which I accepted. This event is an out of hours social event so I thought I would forward the invitation as an iCal event to my ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Reactive my iPhone5

My iPhone 5 was stolen and I erased and removed it via iCloud. After three days I found it and want to active it again. What is the procedure for recovering the content and activating it again? ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Whatsapp calls: where are they logged?

I am using an Iphone with iOS 8, and just installed the latest version of WhatsApp, which allows for voice calls from inside the app. Everything is fine... except that I don't see where are the calls ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

hardware problem

I upgraded to OS 4 when it just came out and I was having no problems at all until this morning. After I end a call my touchscreen becomes unresponsive. Only the home button and the power button ...
45
votes
8answers
287k views

How to add a line break in a cell in Excel for Mac

What key combination do I have to press to create a line break in a cell in Excel for Mac 2011? The Windows combination of Alt+Enter does not work on the Mac.
4
votes
5answers
9k views

Is there a way to get reminders on iPhone to persist until they're checked?

I find reminders pretty useless because once you're reminded once it doesn't remind you ever again, even if you haven't completed the task yet. It would actually be useful if every time I looked at my ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How can I upgrade to Yosemite with a broken FireWire module?

I've always been able to upgrade OSX versions by removing the FireWire related kexts in single user mode on first boot of the upgraded system, but for Yosemite that approach does not work (the system ...
3
votes
2answers
37k views

Cannot Unmount Mac OS X Base System Disk

My Mac running Lion was being slow, so I was decided to reinstall OS X. I don't have any Time Machine backups. Everything went file, but in the middle of the installation, it got stuck, and later the ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Airport Extreme, no internet

I have an Airport Extreme (4th generation) with firmware 7.5.2; it has been working fine for a long time, but stopped working properly after a brief power outage a couple of days ago. The router ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

Changed name and password of Wifi - Now it doesn't work

I changed the password and name of my Wifi. When logged in I have a 80% signal (which is normal). But it seems like I don't have any signal at all. I tried changing channels, and open google.com, but ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

How change language of interface in itunes connect

I had English language in iTunes Connect, but today it's changed to russian (I'm from Russia) and I cant find where to change the interface's language back to English (Russian localized - bad).
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Completly delete an app and the apps cache from ipad

Ive got an app on my ipad mini that has a weird bug, the app in question is trello and whenever i try to write a new card it changes the columns to display sideways and half off the screen. Ive ...
1
vote
0answers
8 views

Update massively Wiki server directly in Postgres

I migrate a wiki that had a lot of broken link to a domain that no longer exist. How can I massively update my database, instead of change any single link? My idea is to connect in postgres and ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

2 Apple ID accounts linked to ONE email! [on hold]

somehow i have 2 separate apple id's linked to my email account. one is linked to my phone and Itunes where the other only is seen when i put the email into 'my apple id'. how i know they're ...
2
votes
3answers
115 views

Wikis on OS X Server - How do I include or embed content from one wiki page on another?

How do I include or embed content from one wiki page on another in Wiki Server on OS X Server? The other wiki page resides on the same server. This is known as an "include", Redmine has it: Include ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Empty iCloud Drive folder in Yosemite?

In OS X Yosemite, my "iCloud Drive" folder is always empty. My Macbook is running Yosemite, and my iPhone and iPad are running iOS8. I have gone through the iCloud Drive migration process and it does ...
-1
votes
1answer
8k views

Can't install or buy apps from App Store on iPad mini iOS 7

I’m trying to buy apps or music from App Store and iTunes but isn't working. Every time I try I get the "Purchase Could Not Be Completed" message (see screenshot below). How can I fix this?
0
votes
2answers
18 views

What sets my Java Virtual Machine?

I'm not understanding how my Java environment is getting set up. If I have multiple versions of Java installed how does the correct version get selected when I start a Java dependent application? I ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

Can't update apps on iPhone 5S. Keeps prompting for password

Not able to update apps. Keeps prompting for password and despite resetting many times still no luck. I've reset but to no avail. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
0
votes
1answer
16 views

How To Display IP Address In Control Center?

I'm looking for a tweak/trick/tip that will display my internal ip in the control center when I pull it up. what options are available? [options for jailbroken devices are fine too] edit: I know ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

images work for iPad Retina simulator but not for iPad Air?

Running in iPad Retina simulator, everything looks great. Correct scale, etc. But when running in iPad Air simulator, graphics and positioning are all half of what they should be. Basically the ...
0
votes
4answers
9k views

Why doesn't my iPod touch (5th Gen) have FaceTime?

I bought my iPod touch (5th Gen) and there is no FaceTime icon on the home screen. I tried checking it in Settings but it's not there. How do I find FaceTime?
1
vote
1answer
2k views

AppleUSBCDC weirdness after strange incident

I use my MBP propped on one of those laptop stands, ergo my external USB mouse and USB keyboard (both generic cheap-ass Logitechs) are always connected through a powered Belkin USB hub. Yesterday I ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

Making a command key for an option that already exists

Introduction: Hello, my formatting may look weird but I'm hoping it will be more concise for you and easier to follow, I have ADHD so my writing sometimes goes from one thing to another without any ...
2
votes
0answers
18 views

How to restore a stolen iPhone 5 after being found?

My iPhone 5 was stolen and I erased and removed it via iCloud. After three days I found it and want to active it again. What is the procedure for recovering the content and activating it again?
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Apps will not download!

I go to the app store on my iPhone 4s, then I access the Updates section. I select Update, on any app. When prompted I enter my correct password, then a circle appears where the "Update" option was. ...
3
votes
2answers
63k views

Recover iPhone backup manually from iCloud

I had the misfortune of a stolen iPhone 4 a few months ago. In the interim I've decided not to get a new iPhone. I can view my iCloud storage page and see there is a 1GB file there. There are random ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do I transfer a photo in Preview to iPhoto?

I have a Photo in Preview. How do I move it to iPhoto?
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Pixelmator: I cannot open the image from Photos library that is on the external drive

My Photos Library is Inactive when I try to open an image from external drive, as it is on the image below. What should I do to be able work with images from my Photos Library? My photos Library is ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to make a Mac harddrive partition non bootable

Just recently added an SSD drive replacing the optical drive. Carbon Copy the whole partition and now left with 2 bootable drives. How do I make the old partition no longer bootable? I've changed the ...

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