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Should I update my apps on iPhone 4s?

I have an iPhone 4s. I am not updating to IOS 8 as I have read enough warnings not to do this. All my apps now want to be updated, but most of those updates say that they are for IOS 8 compatibility. ...
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Mac wakes up from sleep every two hours on Mac OS X Yosemite

Since upgrading to the first stable release of Mac OS X Yosemite a few days ago, my Mac Mini wakes up roughly every two hours from sleep for about a minute, then goes back to sleep. This is ...
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Inactive menu bar in Yosemite blinks annoyingly

I created a little screen recording to show the effect on my mac. There are no special applications running which would change the menubar (like Google Drive, ownCloud and the like) During the video ...
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Does FileVault encryption slow read/write access on an SSD?

Never fancied enabling FileVault on previous Macs but now I'm running OS X on an SSD. Is there a noticeable decrease in speed?
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2answers
484 views

How to tell if a bookmark already exists in Safari (v6.0.5)

I find I often wrestle with the implementation of bookmarks in Safari. Since I care to have my bookmarks simply and cleanly synchronized by iCloud, I continue to use the (inadequate) bookmark ...
2
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1answer
544 views

Macbook boots up to grey 'prohibited' symbol

I'm having an issue with my '09 13" Macbook Pro. When I boot it up, it seems to be booting normally until about thirty seconds in, when the Apple symbol is replaced with a kind of 'no-smoking' symbol, ...
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1answer
47 views

Toshiba 2TB External Drive Stopped Being Recognised

After a lot of searching on the internet I have been unable to find a solution to my problem. There are many people having similar problems, but no solution seems to work for me. I have a 2013 ...
2
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0answers
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Has anyone else been able to find out why Back to my Mac isn't working in Yosemite?

After upgrading to Yosemite, I can no longer see my other computers that I was able to access with Back to my Mac, under previous OS X versions (while I am away from home - usually accessing my home ...
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two coc account in one game center and i want to restore my old coc account plss help

I need your help. I played first coc in my Ipad and I played another coc account in my iphone (both are different coc accounts) and both devices are on the same game center account. And then i linked ...
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3answers
683 views

OS X Yosemite spotlight search wikipedia and web content missing

One of the new features in spotlight was supposed to be information from wikipedia, web when anything was searched. However, I don't seem to be getting this information when I search in spotlight. Is ...
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Top Left Corner of the Display is not visible

I noticed this strange problem when when I was using Final Cut Pro. The top left corner of the display does not appear. The same can be seen on the image below. I left it for a while and when ...
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7 views

Xcode not updated after updating through Mac App Store

I recently downloaded Xcode 6.1 from the Mac App Store and after downloading it, Xcode shows the version is still same as the old one (5.1). When I go to the Mac App Store and search for Xcode, it ...
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0answers
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Apple TV: Connect to multiple Home Sharings

Is it possible to connect one Apple TV to multiple iTunes Home Sharings? I have two Macs that are connected to different Apple IDs, and I want to access both of them via the Apple TVs Computers ...
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0answers
7 views

Connect to internet from iPad without SIM card but connected to my PC with USB

I have an iPad without a SIM card. It's connected to my PC with a USB cable. I want to connect to the internet on my iPad. It says I'm not connected. Also, I have a USB wifi device for my PC too ...
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0answers
7 views

Change gtk theme for X11 apps

I am using Zim note app http://zim-wiki.org in Ubuntu and I want to use the same in my OS X. So I've installed Zim and can launch it through X11 from menu. But all GTK apps look ugly: bad fonts w/o ...
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Font smoothing for pdf files in OSX Yosemite Safari vs Skim

I produce a lot of pdf files using LaTeX and thus, I also read a lot of such files. After the update to OS X 10.10 the fonts are not smooth anymore. However, Safari seems to handle it much better than ...
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1answer
1k views

User Control screwed up but unable to click on icons with Mouse on OSX 10.8

I dont know what has happened, but today user control with mouse and trackpad on my macbookpro is screwed up. I rebooted twice, it made no difference. The trackpad moves the cursor okay, but I ...
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3answers
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How to make installation disk/pendrive of Mountain Lion in Windows 7?

I would like to install Mac OS Mountain Lion in my Intel Core i3 processor. I have: a Mac OS .DMG file Windows 7 OS Is it possible to make installation disk of Mac OS in Windows 7
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2answers
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Jetbrains'IDE can't start after upgrading to OS X Yosemite

Yesterday I upgrade my MBP to OSX 10.10 Yosemite, everything went well. But When I try to start Pycharm, it shows me this It means "You need to install old Java SE 6 runtime to run Pycharm". It ...
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1answer
9 views

Second language doesn't show up in keyboard - iOS 8

I use two languages on my iPad. Both show up in settings, but the "world" key, used to change from one language to another on the keyboard, has been replaced by an emoticon key. Emoticon does not show ...
0
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1answer
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My battery died toward the end of Yosemite installation. Now login screen freezes

My Yosemite installation was at "less than a minute remaining" for about 5 mins. Then my battery died. When I charged and turned on the power, I got to the Yosemite login screen. When I log in, the ...
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1answer
685 views

External monitor viewport appear shrunk in native resolution on MBP

I am using Mountain Lion on my MBP, my external TFT monitor used to work great at its native resolution (1920x1080) when connected to the MBP. However today after shutting it down and powering it up ...
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5answers
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Why can't I download iOS 7 on my iPhone 3GS?

I am unable to download iOS 7 on my iPhone 3GS. Why? I have iOS 6.1.6 and if I want to download "Find My iPhone", it requires iOS 7. I've tried to search on what else I can do, but cannot figure it ...
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1answer
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Yosemite - Can't add text note at arbitrary position in Preview?

Previously, when selecting the "text" tool in preview in order to add a note to a PDF, I could specify where to add this text note by clicking on a particular place of the pdf before actually typing ...
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1answer
86 views

Attempting to revert to Mac OS X Mavericks, now can't get out of OS X Utilities!

Here is my situation: I have an MBP Retina 2013 with an SSD drive which I ran with Mavericks with no problems for about almost a year now. I recently upgraded to Yosemite which seemed to work well ...
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2answers
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Can you tell if your phone has been wiped via Find My iPhone?

I lost my phone 5/think it was stolen. I had "Find My iPhone" on it. The thing is it was very low on battery and by the time I realised it was gone I think the battery was done - it just showed ...
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1answer
105 views

Does Apple Pay require internet connection?

Do I need internet connection on my iPhone 6 to use Apple Pay?
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Sync only accepted Facebook events in iOS calendar

If I activate the Facebook calendar sync on my iOS device all events are input in my calendar. Even those I denied. It's there a way to sync only those I accepted?
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1answer
552 views

How to run OS X from DVD or USB stick?

I would like to have a safe "Linux-like start/boot from DVD or USB stick" environment. How to do such security thing for the latest OS X (10.9 Mavericks)?
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2answers
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Does a battery's remaining power drop consistently regardless of remaining charge?

how does the remaining battery life when plugging in factor in to the overall amount of usable computer time? E.g., with a full-charged deep cell battery, a fully-charged laptop, a power inverter, ...
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2answers
118 views

Where are my old (previous) iCloud files after upgrading to OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

I previously had about 200 .txt files saved in iCloud via TextEdit. After installing the Yosemite (10.10), there is now a folder hierarchy in iCloud, and all my previous files seem to have ...
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1answer
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When using a redeemed code through Volume Purchase, who owns the copy of a B2B app, ultimately?

I've been looking into various distribution options for enterprise-y iOS apps and one question I can't figure out remains: if my client does a volume purchase and chooses to use redeem codes to hand ...
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3answers
1k views

How to prevent Finder windows from automatically popping up when I attach a disk?

I have a removable Firewire drive. It has several partitions, many of which have Mac OS installers on them (I'm a developer/sysadmin, and need to reinstall fairly frequently). However, I also use ...
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0answers
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iCloud doesn't allow me to backup

So I want to backup my Ipod Touch 5 because I'm gonna have to exchange it for a new one and I have tons of photos and notes I would like to back up. I tried backing it up to itunes but its taking a ...
2
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0answers
138 views

Has Arrow Key Navigation Changed for Skim in Yosemite?

In Mavericks, I was able to scroll through PDFs in Skim by pressing the up/down arrow keys, with the down arrow navigating to later pages in the document, and the up arrow navigating to earlier pages. ...
2
votes
2answers
9k views

Secondary display with VGA connection resolution issue with Macbook Pro under Snow Leopard

I am on a MBP Early 2011, running Snow Leopard and am facing a strange issue. If I boot up my system and try to connect to my external display using the MDP->VGA adapter, System Settings won't show ...
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3answers
4k views

Re-enabling virtual iPad keyboard with paired Bluetooth keyboard

I have an Apple bluetooth keyboard (A1255) paired to my iPad. Pressing the keyboard's eject button lets me hide or display the virtual keyboard. It makes sense to hide it with the external keyboard ...
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0answers
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How can I reduce the display resolution in Windows (Boot Camp) on a Retina 5k iMac?

tl;dr How can I add additional valid display resolutions to the Retina 5k iMac under Windows 8.1? So I just picked up a new Retina iMac, immediately threw Boot Camp and Windows 8.1 on it, and ...
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1answer
2k views

Force external display refresh rate

I have a 27" screen which is connected to my mid-2012 MacBook Pro retina through a HDMI/DVI-D (HDMI on the MacBook Pro, DVI-D on the screen). Before I was using a adapter DisplayPort+USB/DVI-D and I ...
4
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4answers
3k views

How can I remove dependencies recursively in Homebrew?

I'm trying out Homebrew, but I can't seem to figure out when uninstalling a 'formula', how to recursively remove the dependencies as well. I.e. Macports is: $ port uninstall --follow-dependencies ...
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8answers
11k views

How can I avoid my MacBook Pro giving me minor shocks?

The aluminum Macbook Pro gives a mild shock when connected to a wall socket and charging. It only happens when I'm, for example, not wearing shoes or slippers and my feet are resting on the ground ...
0
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1answer
4k views

Playing clash of clans on different game center IDs

My sons have different devices - an iPad mini and an iPod touch. When my younger son initially tried to play Clash of Clans on his device I had not yet set up different Game Center IDs. But now that ...
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1answer
10 views

How to export Contacts version 9.0 data or .abbu file to .csv or other usable spreadsheet format

In the newest Apple Contacts version 9.0, how do you export all contacts or an .abbu file to a .csv file or other usable spreadsheet format? Dragging and dropping to Numbers does not work. Exporting ...
8
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2answers
1k views

Pinning the Dock to a Corner in Yosemite

In Mavericks and prior, one could use the following commands to pin the dock to either the top or bottom corner of the screen, if the dock was placed left/right, or to the left/right corners if the ...
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2answers
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A popover shown from the Spotlight menu is stuck on the screen

How do I get rid of it? It doesn't show up on task manager. It isn't dead, it responds to the mouse wheel and scrolls up and down. Screen shot below...
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0answers
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Mouse pad loosing control

The trackpad on my MacBook Pro will sometimes start moving without me touching it. It usually happens when my computer heats up. Does anyone know why this might happen?
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2answers
705 views

iOS 8 download keeps timing out

I have the 32 GB iPhone 5s. I have 19 GB remaining in my iCloud space. It was suggested to use my laptop to download iOS 8.0 and update my phone via iTunes but it keeps telling me the internet ...
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0answers
7 views

iPhone hotspot connection details

Is there any information available regarding connections to iPhone's personal hotspot feature, other than the number of connections? MAC address, medium (bluetooth, wifi, usb), connection time, ...
3
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1answer
1k views

iTunes 11 does not sync apps updated OTA

With earlier versions of iTunes, if I updated an app OTA, the next time I synced my phone, iTunes would download the new version to my local library. However, this does not happen anymore. I have to ...
5
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12answers
86k views

Don't want my email contacts in my contact list

So in my contact list (the native iPhone app for contacts), it has not only my contacts with phone numbers, but also any email address I've ever sent or received an email from. I'd really rather not ...

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