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a work round is to use usb adaptor like display link for a third display via DVI not ideal but useable for work but not good for video or gaming third screen won't run quartz composer screen savers etc (as for using iMac as third display not sure if usb to DVI to thunderbolt would work)


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When you add the Emoji-keyboard on iOS (Settings > General > Keyboard > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard > Emoji), it automatically collects the recently used emoticons on the first tab at the bottom (the clock icon). The same goes for Messages.app on OS X; when you open the Emoji-selection from the smiley-face in the input box, it shows the ...


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Solution: Safari allowed me to download firefox, and from firefox I was able to download chrome!!!!!!!!!!!


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Short answer: yes. Get the most memory you can afford. Long answer: my wife upgraded her 2009 macbook from SL to Mav just before yosemite came out. She also had only 4Gb and was running quite comfortably on SL. Mavericks was not. Quick inspection revealed lots of swapping. Installed two new 4Gb sticks (max'ing out the machine at 8Gb). Memory pressure ...


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To answer this question accurately, you will need to get some statistics on how much RAM you are currently using. But in general, more RAM is going to improve things, especially if you're still on 4GB. On the other hand, the 2009 iMac is really reaching EoL at this point -- according to Mactracker, the support status for that machine is currently "Vintage". ...


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You might check the iMac's monitor calibration settings. System Preferences > Displays > Color > Calibrate... or choose one of the other Display profiles. Which Digital Colour Meter are you using? It probably must be also calibrated in sync with the above setting...


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Perhaps you should change your font smoothing strength and contrast settings. Many other people are having the same problem. Check out this link for information on how to do this


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You could transfer it through iTunes, add it to the iBooks tab..sync.. Then you can open it through the iBooks app on your iPhone


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You could always set up a local network on your mac. Then you can use Dysoft's Download Manager, it has a buit-in ftp/http server you can locally connect to. It also supports transferring files through iTunes, using the Apps tab (Device > Apps > Bottom of the page: "file transfer"). There are probably a lot of other apps that can do this, but I use this ...


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Screen-sharing may work for you in this instance, if the computers share a network. Note this is not a hardware (cable) solution, but it may work sufficiently well for you. From the iMac's Finder, locate and click on the MBP's icon from the left window pane. In the title bar of the right pane, click on "Share screen...", authenticate, and begin your work. ...


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I encountered this bug with... my iPad. The solution was to restart the iPad. Before that, these tries had failed : Relaunching iTunes. Restarting the Mac. Using another cable. Using another USB port.


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Your kernel panic logs are relating directly to your ram. The characters after your backtrace are memory addresses. Your solution is to reseat your ram first, try one stick at a time when starting up, then lastly replace the ram stick if needed. Also, the issue could be the ram slot on the logic board in which case it may need to be replaced.


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I also had the same problem Just call the apple support line and give them the serial number they will check the operating DVD shipped with that unit and send it to you Apple sent me the Original DVD for my iMac and the upgrade for snow leopard FREE


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Something went totally wrong and your Logical Volume Group is fragmented. You have to rebuild your Fusion Drive from scratch: Preparation: Backup "Macintosh HD" to an external drive with Time Machine Detach any external drive (especially your external Time Machine backup drive) Restart to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing alt cmd R at startup. The ...


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Does this occur at all times, even after restarts and for other users, too? To test, please logout and then login to the account on which this artifact appears. Alternatively, restart the Mac; or shutdown and boot it up. All too often, small artifacts like this persist only in the current login session and will disappear when the user logs in again, or the ...


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Steps to evaluate where it comes from. Switch User to see if it is user specific Restore Disk permissions. Start in Safe mode to eliminate 3d party applications It looks like it is a left over from some app that did not close properly, next time if it happens remember what app you just closed. If problem persists, use Apple Hardware Test.


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You can try to disable the Monitor https://github.com/Eun/DisableMonitor I don't know if it really works remotely and it disables only the Monitor and does not lock the Screen. Another option is TeamViewer, with TeamViewer you can switch the monitor of the remote computer to a black screen. The Action is called "Show black screen", together with "Disable ...


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i have the same problem, i noticed that it happen if i start or resume my mac with the external display connected, if i connect it after the mac is wake up it behave normally. Probably it fail to detect the correct setting for monitor during startup (or something messed it up as wake up) So not a fix but at least you can work..


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Newer versions of OS X (I think 10.9+) now support the AVCHD container. But if you extract just the .MTS files on their own it won't know what to do with them (which is a bit of a cop-out, because obviously apps like VLC can play them!). If you just have MTS files, you can actually re-build an AVCHD container for them using Panasonic's AVCCam Restorer ...


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Yes - the Apple Remote Desktop app allows you to curtain the controlled computer to lock out anyone that's physically at the computer while you work remotely. You could also set your work Mac to boot to a harmless account that auto logs in and is not an administrator. When you use OS X screen sharing (as opposed to Remote Desktop) it will ask you if you ...


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Remove one of the 4 GB strips of RAM so that you are only using half of the total 8 GB that you say you purchased. Does the system run stable? If not, replace that strip of RAM with the one you removed. If the system is still not stable, remove that strip from the slot and insert it into the other slot. If this still does not solve the problem, you may want ...


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Turns out it's somehow related to the UPS the machine was plugged in to. Plugged into the UPS, gets a restart most mornings. Plugged straight into the wall, hasn't happened in 4 weeks. Tested both configurations several times and it's quite reproducible.


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Your average drive is only warrantied for three years and then you are gambling with it as soon as you use it. Likewise, after several days of research, the conclusion was that the Hitachi Ultrastar drives are the best. Specifically the 3TB drives as they were the least likely to fail by a significant margin. These drives come with a five year warranty as ...


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Nothing wrong with your Memory, but if you wish to upgrade do so. The slow computer has other reason, so we need to see your full activity monitor to help you. Here is a sample of my memory (at about same levels as yours) without slow computer part.


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Unless you bought a very old iMac, its external display port is most likely mini-DVI. If you have something as old as a G4 (the "desk lamp"-looking iMacs), it may be a mini-VGA port. A helpful resource for identifying your model and seeing details of its capabilities is everymac.com - those are the only options I see for any of the 17-inch iMac models.


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You can use thunderbolt to hdmi or thunderbolt to vga cable to connect the other monitor.


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The (good) old days where you had to manage your RAM usage are history. Apple OS X does that for you. Keeping free RAM is thing of the past. It did not make sense anyway to keep unused RAM. The OS X manages the RAM for maximum efficiency, and speed. In doing so it will load the RAM up to what is needed. If your system appears to be slow, it is usually ...


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I know this is old but I came across this and thought I would share my solution. My fix is to disable separate spaces by going to "Preferences > Mission Control" then disable "Displays have separate Spaces. The only downside to this is that you will now loose the second menu bar as well. Thankfully there is also a app for that if this is something you ...


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Go to the system prefs -> power options then configure the sleep option.


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Check your iMac model and the date. In About this Mac (here is mine) Yosemite requires iMac (Mid 2007 or newer) Log in App Store and get it from there. The download process can take very long time, a hour or more (it is > 5 Gig file), depending on your Internet speed. Once it is done, find the file called "Install OS X Yosemite.app" and click on it. ...


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You can download the Yosemite OS X from the App Store. Once the download is completed, the install application appears in your Applications folder. You can either go to the Applications folder and double click Yosemite and follow the instructions, or go to the Launchpad and click Yosemite and follow the instructions.


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Just adding this answer as info trickles through on the interweb… A comment from Cindori [makers of TRIM Enabler] on why there is no 'easy way' on Mac… "The reason for Samsung not producing a OSX version of this tool is because they can't. Apple does not expose the necessary driver stack for such disk interaction. It's the same thing stopping ...



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