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Difference between flash drive and hard drive?

I know it sounds like a silly question but my girlfriend is buying a new Mac Book Pro soon and we found that the flash drive mac's have less memory when it's a flash drive but more expensive whilst ...
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Gmail tab in Safari Consumes high band width

I have figured a process called 'Safari networking' (I think it's the process of safari browser) consumes lots of bandwidth. It's about 1 GB in 1 hour, but I didn't download anything. I have also ...
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Is it possible to boot from an encrypted external hard drive?

If I have an external hard drive with a bootable cloned backup (via SuperDuper) - if I encrypt it with the Finder will I still be able to boot from it if necessary?
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Is it possible to put the contents of a folder on the outside cover of the folder

Is it possible to put each item in a folder on the outside cover of the folder - like on a pc where each item in the folder looks like a box on the outside of the folder so that you don't have to open ...
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0answers
7 views

New Pages Documents Don't Keep Bullets Lists Saved in Former Pages Documents--Why?

I have Yosemite 10.10.2, Pages 5.5.2. Earlier today, I created a custom bullets list in a Pages document, saved it as "Note Taking (Custom)," and created an fn-F5 shortcut for it. When I create a ...
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0answers
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Bootcamp Partition Creation Failure

I wanted to install Windows on my 2011 Macbook Air running 10.8. I had approximately 40 GB of a 120 GB hard drive free and I set Bootcamp to create a 20 GB partition for Windows. Halfway through the ...
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Is it possible to still edit the fields in the Get Info window in iTunes 12.1?

The Get Info window in iTunes 12 is a mess. And 12.1 took away the ability to hold Option and get the old one back. It also seems that the ability to edit fields is gone. Now the metadata fields that ...
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0answers
4 views

Where is downloaded adobe file stored before its extracted and installed?

When downloading a trial product from adobe through the creative cloud manager, where is the compressed install file temporarily stored before its extracted and installed?
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7 views

Prevent bluetooth from auto connecting to certain devices

I use a MacBook Pro, 99% of the time with a bluetooth Apple Magic Mouse, so I don't want to turn bluetooth off. I have an Onkyo sound system at home, which everything goes through, and also accepts ...
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1answer
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My friend's WiFi switch is greyed out. How can I fix it?

He can't turn on WiFi at all. Tried resetting network settings, but haven't restored. Not jailbroken.
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3 views

Rearrange iPhone apps

On my iPhone5S I wanted to rearrange some apps to be on the 1st screen in iTunes. This appears to be almost impossible (at least for anyone over the age of 65). iTunes keeps dropping apps I am trying ...
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1answer
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Which Apple Developer program Should I enroll to create Passbook passes

I am reading this documentation: https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/UserExperience/Conceptual/PassKit_PG/Chapters/YourFirst.html In order to register a pass type identifier, I need ...
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1answer
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Mysterious OS X File Extension (bug?)

I know that OS X uses the Launch Services.framework to manage the file-extensions. But the icons which belong to the file-extension are part of the Info.plist in the package contents of the ...
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1answer
10 views

How to download pictures from a website using terminal

What terminal command should I use to download all Leonardo DiCaprio pictures of this website to my Desktop : http://leonardodicapriofan.com/photos/thumbnails.php?album=334
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1answer
6 views

Migrating with different operating systems … Issue?

Trying to migrate software on two OS X macs with different operating systems. Source is running mountain lion and target is running Yosemite. Is this an issue?? I'm using an ethernet cable, have ...
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5 views

MacBook Air cannot find sound input

My MacBook Air cannot find my microphone. I've checked Systems Preferences and system cannot detect sound input.
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2answers
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How do I get multiple cursors throughout OSX?

I enjoy using the Sublime Text 3 editor—especially the multiple cursors feature. I constantly find myself in need of the multiple cursor functionality in other OS X apps like Finder or Outlook. Does ...
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0answers
10 views

I selected “manually release this version” - what next?

I submitted an app to itunes connect. As I remember, I selected the aforementioned field instead of the other one with automatic release. Now my app status is ready to sale, what should I do next? ...
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0answers
16 views

Updated apple ID [on hold]

as instructed I tried to update my apple ID. Now, money that was in account is gone, and I can't get on iCloud via my iPhone, the id is greyed out.
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0answers
5 views

Want Preview to default to Thumbnail view in Sidebar

I want to have Preview default to Thumbnail view in the Sidebar. There is a Preference option to display the Sidebar or not. But, there is no option to choose which Sidebar option an individual might ...
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0answers
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Is this launchd plist broken or is it just me?

I was reading a post about using Bittorrent Sync on OS X that includes a launchd plist that's supposed to keep the app running in the event that it crashes. It doesn't seem to work, though, since I've ...
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0answers
4 views

Export a changed Bundle from Textmate 2

How do I export a Bundle with changes (delta) from Textmate 2? I have installed the Bundle manually and it appears in the ~/Library/Application Support/Avian/Pristine Copy/Bundles directory. But ...
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0answers
8 views

How to send 'Insert' via SSH from Macbook Pro Terminal to 'Vim' on Linux?

I have used the Terminal app on my OS X Yosemite Macbook Pro to SSH to a Linux machine. I have opened "vim" text editor, and want to send the "insert" keypress via SSH to vim, to start editing. ...
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Remote MacBook Pro reduces mic gain when I talk over FaceTime

My fiancée's retina MacBook Pro automatically severely reduce (not completely though) her microphone's gain whenever a sound (me speaking or some ambient noise) on my end is sent to her over FaceTime. ...
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1answer
8 views

Installing WordPress on Mac OS X Server

I Have a Mac Mini with Yosemite OS X Server, i would like to install wordPress and Magento on the server and use it for local Development before i push my completed sites to the live server with the ...
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0answers
7 views

View trash sorted by date deleted

I was trying to organize and select all my old music from my previous computer and copied a folder with all my music files to my mac book desktop. Started deleting all the songs I didn't wanted and ...
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1answer
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Delete Xcode shared folder

Can I delete the Developer > Xcode > Shared folder? I want to clear out space and noticed that it takes up 2 gigs of data. Is it safe to delete? I use Xcode often.
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1answer
488 views

Stuck on blue screen after running “rm *” in /

I accidentally executed rm * on / and since then I am unable to see my desktop. All I see is a blue screen with spinning gear. Irony is I somehow missed my OS and other CDs too that came with my Mac. ...
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2answers
17 views

iOS Simulator cannot create devices after upgrading to Xcode 6

I just recently upgraded to XCode 6.1.1 from 5.1.1. When I launch iOS Simulator. I get an error "Unable to boot device in current state: Creating". I have tried deleting the devices and adding them ...
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0answers
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Apple TV and hearing aid streamer

Apple TV audio will not activate my Beltone First TV streamer. Other input sources (cable box, Blu-Ray) work fine with the streamer, but Apple TV does not. Anybody know why? And how to fix it?
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0answers
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How does iTunes gain access to a passcode-locked iPhone?

Recently I witnessed how iTunes, which is linked to a certain iPhone may unlock it's first screen - the one which requires a password. I also know of a few tools which may mimic this effect; I`m ...
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0answers
10 views

Is it possible to merge libraries in Photos? [on hold]

I know it's not possible to merge libraries using iPhotos and it's possible on Aperture, but how about Photos?
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0answers
4 views

Sorting email in conversations with Outlook in iOS

In the latest release of Microsoft Outlook for iOS (as of 2/26/2015), is there a way to change the sort behavior of message within a conversation? If I'm not mistaken, the messages are sorted from ...
1
vote
1answer
8 views

Mac mini fan replacement: amperage rating

I have a 2011 Mac mini server (quad-core i7, 2.0GHz) and the fan is going bad. The current fan, part no. 610-0164 is rated 12V 0.66A. The widely available replacement fans on eBay are rated 12V ...
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0answers
7 views

How can you pause text to speech so that it restarts from where you left off??

I have a 40 page Pages document which is a transcript from a hand written diary. I wish to use Text to Speech to read passages from my Pages document so that I can check the text against the original ...
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votes
1answer
18 views

Use of Apple flash storage for data

I am Android Developer and I am working on Apple machines. Recently I bought a MacBook Pro with 128 GB flash storage but without HDD. The use of the laptop will be only for work and for surfing in the ...
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0answers
17 views

How to Keep Mac apps updated

Is their anyway to keep all apps installed on my mac updated? As soon as some new version for a particular app launches i get the update automatically. I checked few softwares but all of them are ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Upgrade from Mac OS 10.6.8 doesnt work

I have a MacBook Pro on OS 10.6.8 I have tried to upgrade to the current OS. The download appears to work fine, but when I select restart to install, the Mac starts to shut down, then just hangs. I ...
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0answers
7 views

DVD plays on MBP but not on Projector

After working several times, the MBP now shows the DVD just fine on its monitor , but not through the projector. Projector working well; instructions on Epson Projector say to press F7. Did that, no ...
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vote
1answer
5 views

Is there a way to change 3 finger drag to 4 finger drag

Is there a way of using third party software like Better Touch Tool to configure a 4 finger dragging gesture? I want to reserve 3 finger gestures for many other actions.
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votes
1answer
21 views

Insert Character on batch folder rename

I have a folder that has several hundreds of thousands of files named like "ABC 123456". I need to add a dash after between the two blocks of text like this "ABC - 123456". Leaving the trailing space. ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

Does a `.hidden` configuration file for Finder exist?

Is there a way to hide files and folders from Finder like I do with Nautilus using .hidden config file? On Nautilus I can create a file named .hidden and put inside it a list of files I want to hide. ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Syntax error: No operation specified when trying to resize Ubuntu VM

I'm trying to expand the hard drive of my Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox from my Macbook Air terminal. But when I type in VBoxManage modifyhd <uuid>|~/VirtualBox VMs/Ubuntu/Ubuntu.vdi --resize 20000 ...
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0answers
17 views

Apple headphones can't be inserted on iPod touch or MacBook Pro

In December I got a new iPod touch. In the box it came in there was the charger, and also a pair of Apple headphones. These headphones are brand new and have never been used, but the plug on them ...
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votes
0answers
4 views

Slide links not working when exporting as PDF from Keynote

I've done a presentation in Keynote. On the first screen I included a few links to different slides. I tested them in Keynote and they're working, however when I export to PDF they're simply not there ...
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votes
0answers
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HP Split x2 Data Recovery [on hold]

After reseting to original settings I lost all my data on my HP Split x2 I tried to recover with photorec by putting external hard disk and running app true it with no luck. Could some one advise me ...
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0answers
6 views

how to get rid of conversation and share this page icons in toolbar

how to get rid of the conversation icon that automatically uploads to my menu bar when i open my homepage of Google
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0answers
33 views

Bigger keyboard keys on iPhone 6 with iOS 8

I want a default keyboard with bigger keys. That's it. No Swype, no SwiftKey, nothing fancy, no other customizations—I just want… bigger… keys. I have thick fingers and I dont want to use auto ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Microsoft AutoUpdate launching repeatedly

I've had Microsoft Office 2011 installed on my MacBook Air, currently running 10.10.2, for several years. A week or so ago I updated Office to 14.4.8. We're working on rolling out Office 365 (mostly ...
2
votes
0answers
16 views

Sort out Apple hosts

I have a question about Apple network traffic. In my network program I can see these three domains (GET) http://init-01md.apple.com/bag http://init.ess.apple.com/WebObjects/VCInit.woa/wa/getBag?ix=1 ...

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