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Find My Phone: Why are numbers, sometimes ,missing, from the numerical list, of locations visited?

When using the Find my Phone service, the locations visited are numbered. I assume in order of first to last location visited. Why are there some numbered visits missing? As in, when there is only ...
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How to get Unicode 7 (Emoji, etc.) on Snow Leopard and earlier versions of OS X

As there is increasing, yet still infrequent, use of Emoji these days, I wanted to try adding an Emoji font to Snow Leopard. Since Apple Emoji uses Font Book 3 specific features I decided on ...
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Why does `arch` output `i386`?

When I run $ arch on my 10.9 2012 MacBook Pro, I get the output i386 The manpage for arch says that the arch command is 2-way universal, 32-bit only However, $ file "$(which arch)" gives ...
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Remote desktop drawing problems

I'm trying to connect into one of our Mac build servers (running OS X 10.8.5). However every time I connect the VNC connection gets into a bad state where the mouse cursor seems to corrupt the ...
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Choose what to sync to iPad from iTunes server without using desktop iTunes

So I'm sitting on the couch and I realize that my iPad doesn't have a particular movie that my son is looking for. Ok, no problem I tell myself, I'll just go into the Videos app and transfer it from ...
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Macbook Pro cannot automatically detect external monitor automatically after I unplug external monitor when it is sleeping

My late-2013 13'' (Retina & OS X 10.9.4 (13E28)) Macbook Pro can not automatically detect external displays after wakes up, if I pull the display‘s plug out during sleep. 1) connect Macbook to my ...
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Programming Swift without OS X

A friend of mine suggested that I learn Swift, as it would help me get a job that I had applied for, and I thought this was a good idea. The only problem: I don't own a Mac computer, or anything with ...
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Folders with Icons on iOS

Recently, I organized all of the apps on my iPad, and came to a realization: it would be great if I could make the folders have their own icons. What I mean is this (right), as supposed to this ...
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What side effects, if any, are there from issuing scutil --set HostName 'Fred'?

I have read that you can change all of the three "computer names" associated with a Mac using the scutil utility. The three names in question are ComputerName (the "friendly" name), LocalHostName ...
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Restore previous window size with Spectacle

With Spectacle, is there a way to restore a window to its original size after moving and sizing it? Some of the commercial alternatives offer this feature, but it doesn't seem to be supported with ...
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Help me get my books back

I downloaded iOS 7 and forgot password and lost everything. When I was able to restart I have lost my IBooks or don't know how to find them. I purchases a lot of books and want them back as haven't ...
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WD HDD physically damaged, what can I use to recover the data on OSX? [duplicate]

I have a physically damaged HDD that can still be detected by disk utility, but I cannot access the files inside. I tried using Data Rescue 3 but the UI was very clunky and I always end up having to ...
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2008 White Macbook Video Issues

I have a 2008 White Macbook that turns on, shows the apple screen perfectly fine, then boots and the backlight shuts off. If you look very carefully, you can see the screen and everything still ...
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mac mail “remove attachments” moves message, but doesn't remove attachments

I'm using mac mail v7.3 in mavericks on an iMac. I'm trying to trim the size of my inbox and SENT mailboxes using Message > Remove attachments. First I sort, say, the inbox by size to identify the ...
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IPhoto: how to reflect changes from an event into an album?

I have created an album that contains all the pictures from an event. Can I add a new picture into the event and see the new picture added into the album?
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Accessibility (“control your computer”) rights not sticking between logins

I'm still using the abandonware Slate window manager (I've tried Phoenix, but it's just not the same). In order for it to manage windows properly it needs Accessibility rights. The guidelines changed ...
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Where does iTerm store user preferences?

Where exactly is iTerm's user preferences file located? What I want is to sync this file over Github between several machines.
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Safari Autofill is using the wrong Contacts card

I am using Safari 7. The Autofill feature is using the wrong card in my Contacts list. How can I get Safari to use my Contacts card?
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How to sync EXIF data and date information from iPhoto to original files and flickr

I've recently started a process of scanning old photo albums. I had settled into a nice workflow scanning a few images at a time and using iPhoto to add descriptions and change the dates, thinking ...
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How to make the other person in a call to not hear the sounds my OS X is playing?

When I'm on Google Hangouts on OS X Mavericks the person on the other side can listen any sound my computer plays. Since I'm using headphones I don't suppose the actual audio wave is traveling to the ...
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iCal Sync with Google Apps Other Calendar

Our companies email/calendering is run through Google Apps and we all share everyone elses under "Other calendars" within the web interface of Google Cal. So my calendar syncs fine and has no issues ...
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OS X can't start on my Macbook, Still loading indicator [on hold]

Week ago I bought used Macbook Pro. It has orginally OS X 10.6, so quickly I upgrade to Mavericks and later to beta Yosemite. Today I want to start computer, but I can't because I am seeing screen ...
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Time Machine to NAS, over internet

I have a Synology DiskStation NAS that I use for Time Machine backups on my LAN. I want to be able to back up when I'm away from home. I've tried: Connecting via L2TP VPN running on Synology ...
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Cannot set permissions on Parallels volume

I have Parallels Desktop 9 running on Mac OSX 10.9.4. Whenever I try to [sudo] chmod +x a file on the Parallels volume it doesn't do anything. I have to copy the file to a local folder for this to ...
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How do I view saved passwords on an ipod? [duplicate]

Is there a way to view saved passwords on my ipod from previously utilized wifi networks?
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Find numbers entered into the keypad iOS7

I'm trying to connect to the phone number of a relative, and to communicate with them, I have to call a number, then enter their mailbox number using the keypad during the call. However, I forgot ...
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Run action when device is detached

I'm using a launchd agent to perform a shell script whenever I connect my thunderbolt dock. I've been able to use IOKit notifications to detect when the dock is being attached, but I want to run a ...
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1answer
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What Mac app shows this 'Control Center'-like interface on the side of the desktop?

I saw these pictures on a forum and I was wondering what app is it? I am referring to the the nice little UI on the left middle of the screen.. So I see they both have a 'beats' icon in their ...
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blind carbon copy app for iPhone

Someone told me that there is an text messaging app for an iPhone that has the ability to send a blind carbon copy. Where can I get it?
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External display randomly acquires and loses signal under Mavericks 10.9.4

I am trying to use a Planar PXL2790MW external display with my iMac 11,3 (2.93 GHz 27inch) connected by a Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable. The display works intermittently: at random times, it ...
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Waking closed lid macbooks using wireless

We have carts of Mackbooks and Macbooks pro that students use and close the lid and put them back in cart when they are done. They use wireless networking and don't have USB or displays connected. I ...
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Is deleting the yosemite install partition safe?

I got Yosemite via the Apple Beta Program. I installed Yosemite on a separate partition which I had created for the purpose specifically. Now I want to reclaim my 50 GB by deleting the partition. I ...
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How do I recover Game Center password if it's different then my Apple ID password?

How do I recover Game Center password if its different then my Apple ID password. This for my sons iPod, he created this account for his games but cant remember the password. I tried the forgot ...
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How to combine multiple mailboxes in Mail.app?

My OS is Mavericks. The mailboxes shown are grouped under headings MAILBOXES, SMART MAILBOXES, ON MY MAC, and MY EMAIL ADDRESS. I have Sent and Trash under each. Their contents are not entirely ...
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Remote access with laptop cover down

Can someone log on to my laptop if the cover is down? I thought by closing the cover it disconnected the internet.
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bad wake/sleep crashes in 10.9.3 turned into severe screen blackout crashes in 10.9.4

While still on 10.9.3 I had the occasional problem of the OS crashing upon wake-up. Every couple of weeks, made more frequent by using an external monitor. Now on 10.9.4, which was supposed to fix ...
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I have a mid-2012 MacBook Air, and the Service Battery alert is showing

My 13" Macbook Air recently started showing the "service battery" alert. It's the mid-2012 model, and is still under Apple Care. The alert seems to appear mainly when I'm running off the battery. Is ...
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1answer
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Safari 7.0.5 on 10.9.4 fails to check code-signing

I noticed that the Little Snitch's Research Assistant told me that the signature for Safari was invalid so i ran codesign to check and in fact i got this: codesign -vvvv /Applications/Safari.app/ ...
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Filter or search for conflicting calendar events

I use Google Calendar via BusyCal2 and Fantastical as my Mac calendaring apps. I am trying to figure out a way in BusyCal (though I am open to another solution) to create a smart filter to list all ...
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Solving: Unable to add server. The plugin encountered an error processing request. (10001)

How do I join an Active Directory domain when I get the 10001 error? What is the real cause of the failure? This question is about the famous failure to join an Active Directory from OS X which seems ...
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How to traverse images in a folder preview to and fro

Is it possible to open a folder with sub-folders of image files and traverse in preview window with smooth scrolling. Or any other open source utility for image viewing with the above facility.
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Intermittent stuttering after upgrade to OS X 10.9.4 from 10.9.3

MacBook Pro Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013. OS X 10.9.4 (13E28) After the update from 10.9.3 to 10.9.4 my cursor/keyboard inputs stutter every ~5 seconds for about a second after my computer awakes from ...
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MacBook Pro Audio Jack Delay

I have the MacBook Pro & Retina(2012s) running on Mavericks, both seem to be exhibiting a delay when headphone/speaker is connected to the Audio Jack. I've read the thread on the apple forums and ...
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My mac got stolen recently. Is there a way I could get the data back remotely? [on hold]

My mac got stolen recently. Is there a way I could get the data back remotely ?
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Acknowledging an Exchange calendar response triggers a new invitation

I have Calendar connected to an Exchange 2010 server. I created an event with several (~40) persons. When someone answers I sometimes (not always) have a notification in Calendar with an "OK" button. ...
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How to switch off and on iPhone with a frozen screen and broken lock button? [duplicate]

I have a broken lock/power button on my iPhone and have enabled the assistive touch icon thing. (Sorry I'm a bit of a technophobe!) this morning my screen froze. I would usually switch my phone off ...
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iphone oca screen lcd laminating machine

Hi I'm starting out an lcd refurbish business. I want to use the oca and not LOCA, has anyone used the new 2 in 1 oca screen laminating machine? i want to buy it from china but i need to know if it ...
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Prevent iPhone charger from capturing audio

My car has an USB connection which I use to connect to my iPhone 4s (with iOS 7.1) as a charger. But the connection also captures audio, so no sound is emitted from the iphone when the usb wire is ...
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Internet Sharing from Ethernet over Wifi results in self-assigned IP address

I have OS X Mavericks with a Thunderbolt Ethernet connected to the internet with IP 192.168.0.1 (which is a subrouter of 192.168.1.1). I set up internet sharing through the Sharing interface and I am ...
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TIme Machine IP Change Loses Backup History

I have a time machine setup where the backup location is on a Synology NAS drive; having recently moved house, and ended up with a different router, I setup the NAS drive again, and it has a different ...

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