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Intermittent Static / Garbage External Display On Wake and Boot? Picture included

Intermittently (relatively frequent) when the MacBook wakes from sleep and it kicks the external displays on, one or all of them may be fuzzy like this. I have one display in a Thunderbolt port, and ...
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“Open With” …running application option?

This may have been asked before but I couldn't find any reference to it. So Control-Click on a file brings up the context menu with "Open", "Open With.." and a number of other options. I often want ...
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1answer
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How can one start a process and monitor its syslog messages?

I would like to start a process and monitor its LOG_DEBUG syslog messages. I know that I can change the filter of an already running process with syslog -c process (and then monitor its messages with ...
4
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3answers
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What's with all the random folders in the DCIM directory for iPhone?

My photos are spread across 17 seemingly randomly named folders in my iPhone 5's DCIM directory. I can't make any sense of this and it is quite painful looking through all of these directories to ...
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3answers
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Shortcut key for fullscreen mode

I am new to Mac OS (Macbook Air). I am looking at the arrow on top right corner of windows, when I click it, it maximizes window over the top menu and in order to switch back I need to hold mouse in ...
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1answer
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ThunderBolt to Mini Display port

Is it possible to connect a Macbook Air 2013 to Macbook Pro 2009 through a thunderbolt cable in order to transform the latter to a second Display ?
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Low-res photos when transferred from iPhone

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.1.2 When I take photos using the built-in camera app, and transfer them off my phone using DropBox or PhotoSync the photos mostly end up as low-res versions. Not all ...
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1answer
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What Can I Connect To ExpressPort Slot?

I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro. It has an ExpressPort Slot connection that seems to have no uses without something else to connect in there. What are the possible things that I could use this port ...
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iLife doesn't appear in “Purchased” after installing ML on a registered MacBook Pro

I bought an open-item, unregistered MacBook Pro from Best Buy and they told me that they had installed Mountain Lion just like a clean setup. But the iLife bundle doesn't appear in the laptop or in ...
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2answers
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Launchpad Issue

So I was cleaning up my launchpad since Adobe installs a lot of minor applications and I wanted to have them all in one folder. Then I moved all of those Adobe applications to a new folder but the old ...
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AKG 550 headphones w Iphone5

I have just bought AKG 550 headphones for my daughter who has an iPhone 5 and just realized the connector on the h/phones is way larger than the input on the phone for normal (iPhone) headphones. Is ...
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2answers
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Is it true that an expedited review in the app store is not allowed for more than one application?

I have developed an iPhone application and submitted this to the iTunes Connect successfully. My app status has got change to "Waiting For Review". I would to know that if i have already requested for ...
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1answer
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Unable to download Yosemite

Long story short: I'm on OSX 10.6.8 and I'm trying to download the Yosemite package in order to (re)create a bootable USB. When I go to the App Store, I go to the first tab and click on "Free" under ...
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Unable to Download Mac OS X Yosemite

I currently have Mac OS X Mavericks. When I try to download Yosemite from the App Store the file begins to download and shows an estimated time. After a few minutes the file stops downloading and ...
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1answer
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Spotlight not showing Bing results on iOS 8

I'm running iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5 and was really hyped about being able to get web search results from Spotlight. Unfortunately whenever I type a query into Spotlight it doesn't display Bing results. ...
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1answer
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How can I cut down on the size of iMovie Library.imovielibrary?

I recently noticed that the file at ~/Movies/iMovie Library.imovielibrary is taking up an awful lot of space: Is there a way to make it smaller? I don't have anything important in iMovie - what ...
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1answer
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iPhone 4 signing in issues

So I just got my iPhone and I made a new Apple iTunes account and I verified my account through email then I tried to download a game and it says please sign in so I tried signing it and it said I ...
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2answers
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iCloud PreferencesPane crashes after upgrade to Yosemite

I just upgraded to Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10. During the final step of the install, my network connection dropped while trying to set up the iCloud settings. As it says that I can skip this step and ...
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0answers
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macbook air mid 13 overheating

My set up is macbook air mid 13 with i7 processor and 8GB of ram running OS X Yosemite. Which is plenty for my use, at least it has been. I usually have no more than 3 apps running as notes, reminders ...
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2answers
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I can't create a bootable OSX Mavericks Install USB Drive

I've downloaded Mavericks from the App Store, repartitioned a 32GB USB key, and followed the instructions. Specifically, I ran: sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ ...
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0answers
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iTunes could not back up the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer. Please Disconnect and reconnect Iphone and try again

Hi I'm Running Yosemite on Macbook 5,1 Late 2008 2.0GHz with SSD for apps and HDD for data. I'm Trying to back-up my iPhone on the computer but i'm not able. I tried restarting both computer and ...
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2answers
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My Mac recently using RAM like hell?

I have 8 GB of ram and I have only 1.25GB free memory left, not enough to run 2 tabs of gmail. for chrome keep asking me to kill the process of my Gmail which 2-3 days ago I'm always have like 2-3GB ...
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2answers
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Open HTML files on Dropbox application

On my computer I'm developing some simple front-end web pages made of typical structure: HTML source code for structuring the elements; CSS classes linked to the HTML; JavaScript files linked to ...
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1answer
1k views

“You cannot auto-download or download past purchases with a different Apple ID for 90 days” when switching iTunes library from old PC to new PC

I have migrated all of my music from my old laptop to my new desktop via iTunes Home Sharing. I can see all of it, but it will not allow me to play any of the music. It says: This computer is ...
3
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1answer
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Format External Disk in FAT, NOT FAT32

I have an external device which mounts as an external drive and which I must format in FAT, not FAT32, for use elsewhere. Is there a way to do that from Snow Leopard?
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2answers
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How can I specify shutdown time with “sudo shutdown”?

In the following Terminal command sudo shutdown -r now, there is a time set ("...now"). Is there a way to set a specific time. For example, could it be sudo shutdown -r -int 1200?
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1answer
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Why is the symlink I created inside an application container to allow for external storage not working?

I was trying to get around Vemedio's Instacast limitation on storage location by symlinking (ln -s) the Episodes folder in ~Library/Containers/com.vemedio.osx.Instacast/Data/Documents/Instacast to ...
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How can Launchpad be configured to keep layout after reboot?

I updated to Yosemite. I organized my launchpad but when I turned my laptop on after shutting it down, my apps weren't grouped together like I did before. What do I need to do to keep the layout I ...
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Ridiculous number of unnecessary empty birthday calendars that can't be deleted

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.1.1. My Calendar app is showing me a ridiculous number of birthday calendars ("Friends' Birthdays" under Gmail, "Birthdays" under Facebook, and 8 separate calendars ...
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2answers
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Paint.NET alternative for Mac OS

I would be extremely greatful to anyone pointing me in the direction of the Mac OS analogue for Paint.NET. Basically the way I use it is I take lots of screenshots for work, then put arrows in there, ...
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3answers
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HD screen recording of iOS App

I'm struggling to record a high quality video of my iOS app. There are several similar questions out there, but my focus is on high quality. To my knowledge there are only two options to record a ...
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1answer
797 views

How do I sync podcasts added in the iPhone's Podcasts app to iTunes on OS X?

I added some podcasts from the iTunes store to the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.2.3 on iOS 6.1.3. My iTunes 11.0.5 sync settings for this phone's podcasts is sync podcasts, and automatically include ...
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What's the best text editor for use with large files?

What are your recommendation for opening large text files on OS X? I found both BBEdit and Textmate to be struggling in this department.
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0answers
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Purchasing iPhone from Canada AppStore with US credit card

I am looking to purchase an iPhone for a friend who stays in Canada. I am making the payment with my US credit card. So, I went to the Canada Apple store(apple.com/ca) to do the purchase. However,when ...
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1answer
674 views
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Mimic Xcode's camelCase selection keyboard shortcuts in OS X

I spend a very large amount of time editing text in Xcode, and I would like maneuvering around text within the rest of the Cocoa Text System to offer an identical experience. There are 3 versions of ...
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1answer
810 views

How to sync multiple calendars (Exchange/Google) on a Mac?

I have 2 calendars, connected to my Mac in iCal (but I am not wedded to that app); Work provided Exchange calendar My Google Calendar (also work, but provided by me) I want to have both calendars ...
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votes
2answers
3k views

Location services not working in OS X 10.10 Yosemite

On my wifi network there are two Mac (MacBook,MacBook Pro) and two iPhones (iPhone4, iPhone 5). The MacBook Pro has been updated to OS X 10.10 Yosemite. The MacBook cannot be updated to OS X 10.10 ...
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votes
2answers
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Screen overlay when using hotkey to switch keyboard input

I've recently upgraded iMacs the other day. Can't figure out how to toggle the following overlay to show up when switching inputs using keyboard hotkeys Right now the shortcut will toggle the input ...
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3answers
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+100

Scroll lock on USB keyboard does not enable scroll lock

I have a Windows keyboard that attaches to a KVM that I use to control my Macbook Pro and my desktop. Pressing scroll lock twice on the KVM switches between the two computers. On the Macbook scroll ...
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missing safari-plugin for audio/midi

I am using Mac OS X 10.9.1 (Mavericks) on a late 2012 27" iMac, running Safari 7.0.1 and I always install all new software updates. But now I have a problem with midi-files that are embedded in ...
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votes
3answers
4k views

How do I get rid of the clock in the menu-bar in Mac OSX?

I want to get rid of the clock menu display in Mac OSX. How can this be done?
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1answer
247 views

Is it possible to retrieve deleted text messages from an iPhone 4?

I have an iPhone 4. My text messages which were NOT backed up were deleted by mistake. Is there anyway to retrieve them?
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3answers
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Boot Camp Assistant crashes when partitioning drive (exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS)

I run Mountain Lion, a fresh install, brand new Macbook Pro. HD: Samsung 840 Pro 512 GB SSD. When trying to go through Boot Camp Assistant / Setup it works fine until it wants to repartition my ...
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3answers
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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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2answers
3k views

If I turn iMessage off, will I receive those messages when I turn it back on?

I am currently wanting to turn iMessage off, for unsaid reasons, but I want to read the messages people send me. They don't have iPhones, so iMessage is the best bet.
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votes
1answer
2k views

How to burn FLAC to audio CD?

I want to burn .flac files directly to an audio CD. Is there any (possibly free) OS X application to do this?
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0answers
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Time Machine progress from the command line

The Time Machine control panel gives information on in-progress backups. For example Is there a way to get the information from the command line?
2
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2answers
2k views

How can I send/receive files from my iPhone over Bluetooth to my Mac?

Why is it so difficult to Bluetooth these two? They are both Apple products and it seems inconceivable that it won't work. I have tried several solutions posted online and can link but there is no ...
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Notification Profiles

I own an iphone 6+ with ios 8.1.2. What I need is to have notification profiles. I want to be notified by my email application (Gmail) and messaging application (Hangouts) "only when I'm out of ...
2
votes
1answer
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Interrupted Mac App Store Download - Xcode

After losing my connection while downloading Xcode 4.2.1, the App Store has removed it from available updates and under purchases it says I am up to date (even though the date of the my installed ...

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