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There is a bug in Pages. When you export a file in ".doc" or ".docx" format it embeds 489KB PNG files (a single one in a docx file, three in a doc file). These files are intended to be used as the background fill on default shapes, but they are present whether they are used or not. I documented the bug here. And reported it to Apple as rdar://17089255. At ...


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The Ars Technica iOS 8 Thoroughly Reviewed article pegs it at 600MB difference on the iPhone 5. DEVICE SPACE AVAILABLE (IOS 7.1.2) SPACE AVAILABLE (IOS 8.0 GM) 32GB iPhone 4S (AT&T) 27.4GB 26.6GB 32GB iPhone 5 (VZW) 27.3GB 26.7GB 32GB iPhone 5C (AT&T) 27.2GB 26.5GB 64GB iPhone 5S (AT&T) 56.0GB 55.1GB


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To see which folders inside ~/Library use most of the space, run something like cd ~/Library; du -sm * | sort -rn | head -16 in Terminal which gives you the 16 folders using the most space. Specific cleanup actions afterwards depend on the folders found.


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No, placing files in iTunes doesn't reduce the space required on the Mac. The files are still stored on your Mac.


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I suggest to use this free and opensource utility: GrandPerspective It will show you graphically the disk usage. For each rectangle there is also the option "Reveal in Finder" (right click menu) to open directly the selected file/folder.


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I am a big fan of DaisyDisk. It provides a nice graphical view of the different types of data on your disk. It also permits you to drill down into each data type to get details, as well as delete files from within the application. Here's a sample of how it looks:


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Those might be Local Backups Feature of Time Machine. Local snapshots complement regular Time Machine backups that are stored on your external disk or Time Capsule by creating a local backup on your startup disk when your normal backup drive is not available. This provides you with a "safety net" for times when you might be away from your external backup ...


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If you’ve deleted applications/programs, and they have leftovers in the Library/Application Support/ folder, then it is probably safe to clean out that program’s Library/Application Support/ subfolder. If, for example, I wanted to remove Firefox’s old data after uninstalling, I would go to Finder’s search box and type firefox. Make sure the search is set to ...


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Copy your home directory over to the other drive. Open up System Preferences then the Users & Groups pane. Click the padlock to unlock it Right-click on your name Change the Home Directory to point to your newly copied one on the other drive. NB. You might want to use a syncing program to do the copy, or create a different user to do the copy as after ...


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Did you emptied the trash after removing the image file (if it was removed in Finder). Check in About this MAC > Storage, if this 500 GB is not used by Backups. If it is, that means that it might be local snapshot of time Machine backup including this file. See http://support.apple.com/en-us/ht4878


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I recommend you scan your Disk with 'Daisydisk' and locate the files that are eating up your Diskspace.


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I'm pretty sure I have your answer! I just had the same problem myself. It seems that the Photos app has a "nice feature" called "Recently Deleted" that CONTINUES TO KEEP deleted photos on your device for a certain period of time. SO ... Just click on your photos app, then click on its RECENTLY DELETED folder, then empty its contents. Hope that helps!


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You could setup a Mac OS X Server and boot from the network, however you will need to have a third Mac, which might be costly unless you have an old one. You can purchase the Server from the AppStore for $20. However, booting your Mac from your server requires a moderate internet connection as well as a quick bandwidth (at the place where the server is and ...


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The iPad/iPhone might be saving cache/meta data to the device (which helps it to loud images quicker). It will not show you this via the user interface. You can delete it by using iexplorer (which is awesome). Plug in your iPad/iPhone device Open the program (windows or Mac) Click on media The delete "PhotoData", "Photo StreamsData". You should only do ...


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This isn't referring to storage on iCloud but on your device itself. Go to Settings > General > Usage Under Storage (which is above iCloud) you will get a list of all the apps by size. If there is one you don't use you can delete it to get space to take a picture. If you don't see a list of apps, your phone is probably processing through and you ...


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I just had this problem and now i think i fixed it. Just for your info i also tried deleting old pictures etc etc and it still says i cant take photos because not enough space (grrr) Solution: i just switched my phone off and turned it back on! This must be a bug....


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First thing to know : There is no possibility to reduce the size of an iPhoto library without corrupting it. What you can do is explore your iPhoto library in ~/Picture/iPhoto Library => right click => show package content. In this directory you'll see multiple directories : Masters : holds in the original of your pictures Preview : holds in a low ...


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If you don't want to use DropBox another option could be ChronoSync. I have not had personal experience with this application, but the reviews I have read sound very promising. I am not going to go into full detail about this one, but I think it's worth a read. http://www.econtechnologies.com/pages/cs/chrono_overview.html A feature of ChronoSync which ...


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After navigating to Settings > General > Usage as suggested by @dwightk at the top of the page you will see your Storage Available and Used. If your Storage Available is too low, you will not be able to take any more photos. Underneath this then is a list of all the storage space used by Apps, and how much each App uses. This list is sorted in descending ...


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I would run Verify Disk in the Disk First Aid tab in Disk Utility (Usually kept in Applications > Utilities). If there are any problems you will have to repair your disk which will require restarting while holding down the option key and booting from your recovery partition, or if you have an older computer, from the system install disk.


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Yes that is possible. You can change one disk after another. So just grab one disk out, replace it, let the system rebuild. Grab the next one, replace it, let it rebuild. And so on.. That may takes some time, but it works. If it is finished, your RAID will recognize the new 4TB disk-array and give you the new capacity.


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I've pinpointed this to be mail related - specifically the time duration you're syncing mail. I use exchange for work mail and when I had 1 month of mail sync, "other" was at 5.5gb. I changed that to be 1 week sync and it dropped to .5 gb. Don't know if icloud or gmail are affected as well but it appears to be an issue with the default iphone email app. ...


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The solution where you disable certain data from being backed up in iCloud is not really a solution but merely a workaround. Unfortunately, the real solution would imply you paying for iCloud's yearly subscription charges. Or keep your iPhone backup out of the cloud an on your PC instead: There is not enough iCloud storage available. How to backup iPhone ...


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Open finder and use the go menu to open your home folder. press command 2 to get the folder list view press command j and turn on Calculate all sizes Once you know how large these folders are, you can start determining where the "other space" is allocated. I like to sort by size, decreasing so that the biggest users of space bubble up to the top of the ...


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Restart holding CMD-R to start from the Recovery partition, and run the Disk Utility from Recovery mode. Do a 'Check Disk' to see if there are any problems - and 'Repair Disk' if it finds any. IMPORTANT: Make sure you have a backup of your disk before you do this. Sometimes you can 'find' surprisingly large amounts of free space, by doing this. Also make ...


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To see the size of each application open the /Applications folder in Finder switch to list view make sure to have 'Size' selected in the options (Cmd-J) and wait a few minutes until all folder sizes are calculated by the system. Then sort by Size and remove any big apps you don't need any longer. I wouldn't recommend to delete the standard applications ...


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Open the iCloud preference pane on your Mac to get the easiest way I've found to manage the storage. Click the Manage... button in the lower right. This will calculate all the storage users counting against your quota and offer you details on how to clean up each category. Once you've reviewed each bin - you can decide to delete or if you would rather ...


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The bottom of any Finder window if you toggle Show Status Bar from the View Menu... Will then add this to the bottom of the window [It's selected on a per window basis, as far as I can tell]


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When you complete the upgrade to iOS 8 on the iPhone 5 - you will have 27.35 GB of usable capacity out of 32 GB of "marketing" storage. If your phone is smaller or larger than 32 GB, approximately 4.6 GB will be reserved for overhead. On iOS 7 - you probably lost 4.1 GB, so the loss would be 500 MB on the upgrade from 7 to 8 for a 32 GB device. For past OS ...


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You have to buy the additional iCloud storage. I couldn't figure it out, then bought the 20gb for $.99 a month and it immediately cleared all the phantom pictures out. I now have plenty of space on my phone.



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