All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
5answers
13k views

Which iPod has the best sound quality?

I'd like to know if an iPod classic is a better investment than an iPod touch? I am really more into music than apps and games. If you have some other suggestions about great-sounding mp3 players I'd ...
52
votes
10answers
134k views

Can I play audio from my iPhone on my Mac?

Can I attach my iPhone 3GS to my Mac Pro so that the iPhone's audio plays through the Mac Pro's speakers? I can easily attach my Bose headphones so that the music from the iPhone plays through them… ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

How can I automatically start the Safari Reader?

Is there a way to tell Safari to automatically use Reader when it recognizes an article which it is able to display with Reader? Right now I have to manually click the Reader button at the right side ...
16
votes
2answers
11k views

How can I get the load average (and only the load average) on Mac OS X?

On all linux boxes /proc/loadavg contains the raw load for 1, 5, and 15 minutes. Nothing extra. On OS X machines this file does not exist. Is there a file or a terminal command which will give me the ...
4
votes
2answers
7k views

What's a good iTunes alternative to use with my iPod nano 6g?

I'm looking for an iTunes alternative for my new iPod nano 6g. I've used sharepod before but it doesn't work with the nano 6g—I can upload songs but they're not being recognized by the iPod database. ...
1
vote
5answers
1k views

OS X 10.6 : Automating new system provisioning with scripts

I've been working on this for days but simply cannot find the correct references to make it work. The idea is to have a script that will baseline newly purchased Macs that comes into the company with ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Some applications on MacBook Pro think Internet is not connected when it is

I have had my MacBook Pro for about 6 months; bought it new in 2010. I am running Mac OS 10.6.5. Using Airport to connect to the Internet. Had no problems until this last week, when at an apparently ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Adding an entry to the hosts file on iPod touch 4G?

Is it possible to add an entry to your /etc/hosts type file (or whatever the equivalent is) on an iPod Touch 4G without jail breaking it?
2
votes
3answers
6k views

I want to play one podcast only on iPod Touch, but they play in series one after the other

I download multiple podcasts from one source, eg, five episodes of Naked Scientists. I want to listen to one only, but when the first finishes it automatically goes to the second, and third etc. I ...
5
votes
6answers
4k views

Controlling a Mac remotely

Is it possible to control the Mac remotely? My parents live in different country other than where I'm living now, I think about giving one of my Mac to my parents to use iChat. As my parents are not ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

afp over wireless lan extremely slow

I’m connecting from one MacBook Pro (10.6.5) (let’s call it “1”) to another (10.4.11) “2” via WLAN and afp and both are connected to the WLAN via WPA2. The router is showing me theoretical connection ...
2
votes
6answers
5k views

Syncing Contacts and iCal between multiple Macs and iOS?

I have a two Macs, an iPod Touch and an iPad, so 4 devices in total. I wonder if there is a way to sync contacts and ical calendars between these devices automatically (or in case of the iPod/iPad ...
2
votes
2answers
14k views

Reviving a dead iPod Touch 8GB (2nd gen?)

I have an iPod Touch 8GB (probably 2nd gen) that stopped working. By this I mean that it cannot be turned on, an doesn't show any sign of activity when connected to the PC, a docking station and other ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

is there any way to have Facebook or Twitter update in the background on my iPod touch?

I have an iPod touch. I want to know if there is any way to have my Facebook or Twitter feeds update in the background? I often grab my iPod from my home (with WiFi) and then go into the train (no ...
42
votes
5answers
18k views

Is it possible to have GPL software in the Mac App Store?

Can you have GPL software in Mac App Store? I know this is not possible in the iPhone App Store, but is it the same situation in Mac App Store? NOTE: None of the answers below should be considered ...
11
votes
1answer
2k views

Disable File System Cache for USB Devices?

Possible Duplicate: Disable “the disk was not ejected properly” message When I have a USB Device like a SD Card, USB Drive or external hard drive, I always need to unmount it, ...
0
votes
2answers
114 views

What new iPhone App that lets you maintain a single list, star items and sort them?

There was a new iPhone app released recently but I can't recall its name. It had some very simple features: Keep a single list of things Star items Sort those items so that stars rose to the top ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Syncing iCal with Google calendar under 10.4?

Is it possible to sync iCal on Tiger with Google calendar? Upgrading to 10.5 isn't an option for my G5, but I'd love to be able to use iCal to access the years of calendar data I have on Google ...
0
votes
2answers
6k views

How to shut down Apple TV (2G) remotly?

Is there any way to shut down Apple TV (new, 2G, second generation) by remote controler? I can do it by holding middle button on remote controller but only if the TV set is on. If I just listen to the ...
0
votes
1answer
307 views

International Power Converter

I am going out of th country in a few weeks, and I am planning on taking my Macbook. I have a power adapter for the country I'm visiting, but it was bought for a PC. Will it work on a Mac?
0
votes
3answers
719 views

Where's my free space gone on my MP3 player?

I have a Sansa Fuze MP3 player, it's 4 GB. I plug it in my Mac I have a capacity of 3,7 GB of which apparently 1,8 GB is in use. Problem is I only have arround 120 MB of MP3s on it... Who's ...
0
votes
1answer
580 views

Increasing video memory on an older macbook

I have a 2,1 macbook with 4GB ram of which 64mb are dedicated to the video card. Can I increase this to at least 512?
10
votes
2answers
1k views

How well does Google Docs work on the iPad?

How well does Google Docs work on the iPad via Safari?
3
votes
0answers
547 views

Disable “not ejected properly” warning (as only charging and not writing data) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable “the disk was not ejected properly” message Per this blog post (not my blog post) how would you go about disabling the warning popup given that I know I'm ...
1
vote
3answers
410 views

Temporarily disabling the startup sound

Is it possible to disable the startup sound on an iMac G5, or at least decrease its volume? The obvious way to do this would be to put a script in the shutdown folder (OS X 10.4.11) that mutes the ...
15
votes
4answers
821k views

How can I show the battery as a percentage on my iPod Touch?

On the iPhone, to show the percentage of battery left, I can go into Settings > General > Usage and toggle "Battery Percentage" on. My daughter's iPod touch doesn't have a Usage category. Is ...
3
votes
4answers
4k views

How to know my kernel extensions are 64-bit ready?

Is there an easy way to tell whether all my kernel extensions will "survive" booting with a 64 bit kernel? I can of course try the "6-4 finger boot", but maybe there is a piece of hardware I use ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I use the iPhone 4's camera via my Mac?

I'd like to record some video on my MacBook Pro, which I could do using the built-in iSight except I'd like to record in HD. Rather than go out and buy a new HD video camera, is there any way of ...
2
votes
2answers
565 views

MacBook Pro running Linux - only 3.6 GB RAM available

(This is a repost of my question on SuperUser.com, hopefully it's better suited here ). I've happily installed Linux on my MacBook Pro with 4 GB of RAM, but I only get 3.6 GB available: robert@...
42
votes
5answers
44k views

How do I disable this message: “the disk was not ejected properly”?

Is there any way to disable the "the disk was not ejected properly" message? I use a KVM and need to switch between two systems and have a memory stick that is in the KVM. The problem is that it's ...
2
votes
1answer
573 views

Time Machine multiple Disks Backup over Network

I have a Mac OS X Server 10.6 with a hard disk attached to it which has been configured as Time Machine destination. Over the Workgroup manager I have assigned the TM destination on Computergrouplevel....
5
votes
3answers
12k views

How to make safari tab bar display all tabs

How can I make the Safari tab bar display all of the tabs? Right now it displays only n tabs and the remaining are only accessible through a >> button.
8
votes
5answers
10k views

Can I browse the Mac App Store without Snow Leopard?

I understand that Snow Leopard is required to install the Mac App Store and actually install apps. But is it possible to browse the store on the web the way you can with the iTunes Store?
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Do I need to have system administrator permissions to install from the Mac App Store?

Where does the Mac App Store install its applications to? Is this a system-wide location, or somewhere inside my Home directory? Is it possible to use the App Store on machines where I am not a System ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How to disable CMD+Q combination?

I am using WinOS at the office and MacOS at home. But I am more experienced on WinOS. While i am browsing (via Firefox), I use ⌘ CMD+Q accidentally to write "@" mark because of WinOS and keyboard ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Photos get stuck in iPhone email outbox

Whenever I email a photo from the iPhone 4 photo app then the email gets stuck in the Outbox. Just doing a refresh leaves it there, even when viewing the outbox. To get them to send I manually need ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

iPhone4: Keep playing songs after song selected from Search iPhone screen ends?

When I first got my iPhone 4, if I selected a song from the "search iPhone" screen (when you hit home twice), iTunes would start playing a playlist of all my songs, starting with the selected one. I ...
6
votes
2answers
267k views

Why is my iPhone screen stuck on the 'connect to iTunes' screen?

I need help with my iPhone. It's stuck on the 'connect to iTunes' screen. iTunes does recognize the iPhone, but when I select 'restore', it goes through a few progress bars, then errors again. I've ...
1
vote
1answer
945 views

Connection to Wireless Network always breaks down

I have a Netgear Wireless Modem Router which I have configured to not broadcast it's SSID and the security level is set to WPA2 with a MAC Adress Filter. When I manually connect to the wireless ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Mail.app import from Entourage failed

I am trying to import my entire folder structure from Entourage 2008 to Mail on a Mac running OS X 10.5.8. First I tried to export the whole email database from Entourage to the Desktop as a .rge ...
3
votes
3answers
13k views

Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad on Windows-7

I am using Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad on Windows 7 and its numeric pad is not working on windows 7, it was working OK on windows XP, what I can do to make it work on it too?
8
votes
3answers
12k views

Merge Time Machine Backup

Is it possible to merge to Time Machine Backups? When I look inside the sparse-bundle which Time Machine generates then I see that the folder-structure ordered by dates. So theoretically I could copy ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Is it possible to use Image Capture to scan over WiFi with an EPSON SX620FW, and how to set that up?

I'm wondering whether it's possible to use Image Capture to scan over WiFi with my EPSON All-in-One SX620FW? If so, how can I set it up? I've found instructions from someone claiming it works with ...
0
votes
2answers
647 views

Entourage MyDay replacement

I am migrating from Entourage to Mac Mail. Entourage has a tool called MyDay which is quite handy for getting an overview over my appointments first day in the morning. Is there a competitive product ...
1
vote
1answer
231 views

Migrating from Old to Less-Old Mac - any other specific issues?

Scenario - I have a new Mac, and am giving my old one to my father-in-law. He now has an old Gx Gumdrop iMac running 10.3 (I think), and the new-to-him mac is an older Core2 iMac running 10.6 From ...
8
votes
2answers
6k views

Can I update apps that I've already purchased through the Mac App Store?

I've previously purchased several apps (Pixelmator, Rivet, a few others I can't think of now) that are now available in the Mac App Store. Given that apps in the store are not allowed to use their own ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

How do I reset the software Mac OS X Update Server

I somehow managed to mis-configure my Mac OS X update-server and would like to reset it, the problem is that there is no reset button to put the update-server into it's original inactivated state. ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Recording video to MacBook Pro

I have an RCA feed with video. I'd like to capture this video to my Mac. I am looking for a mobile solution, something that does not require a wall plug, although battery power is OK. What methods ...
3
votes
1answer
562 views

Change background based on location/wifi?

Does anyone know if an application that can change the background of the desktop to a different set of images based on your location? I am thinking about writing an AppleScript to do this, but if ...
7
votes
1answer
4k views

If I delete a paid app purchased through the Mac App Store, can I redownload without paying?

If I delete an app purchased through the Mac App Store, can I download it again without paying for it again like I can with iOS? In the event of an app restore, does the app retain settings, saved ...

15 30 50 per page