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Running a Win XP scanner driver on CrossOver

I have a MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard. I own a scanner that was discontinued a couple of years ago (a Mustek A3 USB), and that comes only with drivers for Windows XP, Vista, and Mac OS 9. I am ...
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Have to reset the SMC on Retina Macbook Pro very often

Very weird problem. About 3/10 times the discrete GPU on the Retina MBP (Nvidia GT650M) does not engage when I launch a game. The performance for the game drops to as if only the integrated GPU was ...
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How to publish the Places map from Aperture with geotagged pictures?

So I have a set of pictures taken along the way of a road trip. They were taken with an iPhone so they're geotagged but we could be dealing with manually geotagged pics, doesn't matter. I want to ...
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Does there exist any Apple hardware “Cloud Computing” solutions?

I have a program which uses Mac OS X's Grand Central Dispatch queueing technology to handle multi-core programming. However, I notice that, in the near future, Microsoft is expecting to roll out ...
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How to restore iPhone 5 from iOS 5 backup?

I had an iPhone 4 with iOS 5 which I regularly backed up using iTunes. Then I used a Android device for a little over a year. Now I'm back on iOS with an iPhone 5. So I'm trying to setup it with the ...
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Can I access a Thunderbolt drive with the AirPort Extreme?

Is there a way to connect a Thunderbolt hard drive to an AirPort Extreme?
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Cannot delete shared files

I have Vmware Fusion 4 on my Mac. I used it for work for awhile and had windows 7 installed and was joined to a AD Domain. When I left the company I had to un-join it from the Domain. Now, I cannot ...
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How do I get my iPad running iOS 6.0.1 to connect to my MS Exchange mail server?

I've gone through the adding procedure and it all verifies and looks good there. However, it will not receive or send any mail (nor sync up contacts/tasks, etc). It's just throwing the terribly ...
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Messages taking a long time to appear

When I receive a message there will immediately be a notification, however when opening the Messages app, the message will usually take about 5 seconds before it appears. If there a known issue with ...
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Switching from a Mac Mini HTPC to an Apple TV: what solution for watching these mkv files?

I use a 2009 Mac Mini. I almost thought it had died but false alarm. Regardless, it got me thinking about the future. I currently use my Mac Mini to, in no particular order: watch the occasional DVD (...
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iOS-style PageCapture app for OSx?

I like the iOS PageCapture here. I want to find it for Desktop. Where can I find such whole-browser-page-screenshotting app for OSx?
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Purchasing Apple Mac Software: Options Available to the Consumer? [closed]

With regards to purchasing Apple Mac Software: Is the Majority of Software available for the Mac now available for purchase from the Mac App Store ? Are there Pros & Cons to Mac App Store ...
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Screen flickering with 2009 Mac Mini: overheating issue?

Just moved to a new place and so I reinstalled my HTMacMini (2009 nVidia 9400M model) in a slightly different configuration. My wife wanted it more out of sight so I put it in a drawer which had some ...
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Changing artist name on itunes without changing to unknown album

I like to keep my itunes neat and organised, so naturally I like to keep the correct artist name for each song. Unfortunately, I have a problem. This only happens with one song, it's in a compilation ...
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Download songs from iTunes to iPhone

When trying to download songs from iTunes to my iPhone, a message pops up saying I have to delete and sync. Will this delete all my photos, contacts, and apps from my phone? Or just the music part of ...
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How to get list of played pdocasts in Itunes so that I select which to delete?

In iTunes, I want to be able to pull up a list of played podcasts from time to time and select some for deletion. I don't want to auto-delete podcasts marked as played as a) I share the library with ...
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Cannot update Microsoft Office 2011

I have tried numerous ways to fix this problem : Clean uninstall and re-install of Office 2011 Download individual updates Download older Office updates I always stop at "Destination Select" step of ...
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How can I assign different characters to different keyboard shortcuts on Mac?

I am using Macbook Air with OS 10.8.2. I bought my MAC from the US, and then moved to another country. Therefore, I had to change my keyboard language. The problem is the keyboard layout is not the ...
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Games on windows 8 in bootcamp lag even on lowest graphics

I've been playing Crysis 2 and Skyrim on my Retina MacBookPro (10,1) for months now. The two games used to run super smoothly even on nearly maxed out settings. This laptop has an Nvidia GeForce GT ...
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How can I mirror one iPhone 4 to another?

I have heard you can mirror an iPhone 4 so that whatever happens on one phone you will see on the mirrored phone. Can this really be done and if so how do I go about setting up the two phones? I am ...
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My iphone 3GS suddenly shuts down

i have a nice iPhone 3GS which has a curious behaviour. I'm not using it often but when i'm doing CPU intensive things like a game, it just shuts down suddenly, screen becomes black an i can't ...
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Can I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?

How do I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?
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Can't sync calendars with iCloud

I tried to enable Calendar sync at Settings > iCloud > Calendar and a message says "Activating Calendar sync" but it ends up in Home screen with no changes. When I go again to iCloud setting I see ...
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set different ringtone style like nokia?

Is there a way to create styles like all nokie cell have? I would like to create for example 3 styles: Normal (normal rington with vibration) Silence (another rington with vibration) Reunion (no ...
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iTunes archive on non permanent external drive?

Is it possible or recommended to have the iTunes library on a non-permanent external drive? What will happen if I e.g. sync my iPhone while the drive is not attached? Or what will happen when iTunes ...
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How do I make TextEdit remember last Save As location in Mountain Lion?

First off, I have disabled iCloud as default location for Save As dialogs in TextEdit.app: defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false … But still, I have one ...
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How can I use the full resolution of a Macbook Pro Retina 15"?

It is supposed to be a 2880 x 1800 pixel display, but System Preferences won't let me set it higher than 1920 x 1200.
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Message notification does not work in iPhone 4S

My iPhone 4S always showed a notification in banner (that is, the top of the iPhone screen) when a new message/mail came to me. Those notifications can be viewed in any state(Means, Even if I am ...
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Is there a way to force Finder to attempt to move something from a read-only folder?

Usually, if you hold down command while dragging a file (or folder), the Finder will move it rather than copying. This works if you want to quickly move something between volumes (the default is to ...
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iOS 6 - does it save my location?

I recently found out that the iPhone keeps (at least on older versions) your location data in a data file: http://petewarden.github.com/iPhoneTracker/#faq I have an iPhone on iOS 6 but my ...
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Change quality of built-in recording script

I've recently bought ScreenFlow, but I noticed that the recording quality is horrible, and even worse when uploaded to Youtube. After some research I have to the conclusion that it records using Mac ...
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MacBook Air won't maintain a good wifi connection but iPhone does?

Both my MacBook Air and iPhone are connected to the Internet using my home Wifi connection. Whilst my iPhone loads up google, YouTube, Maps an other apps that use the Internet just fine. My MacBook ...
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Time Capsule beeping on disk access

My 2 TB, 3rd generation Time Capsule just started making a beep-like noise today. I bought it about 30 months ago. It beeps only when I do some disk access, e.g. when I access the filesystem remotely....
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iOS app store submission - including a screenshot that isn't a screenshot of the app [closed]

Along with the screenshots of my app, I'd like to include a screenshot that shows what my app delivers e.g. an SMS message (picture is just for reference): One of the features of the app is to send ...
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Individual terminal tabs running emacs become buggy/corrupted over time

I generally work with a terminal window with a half-dozen tabs open, and that window lives for a week or so. Every once in a while, tabs (running emacs) become corrupted or something [every other ...
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My Macbook Pro crashes every time I change my desktop

So everytime I change my background on my desktop, I go and delete the image. The next thing I almost always find is that the next time I turn my Macbook on, the whole thing freezes and I always have ...
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Script to Update/download most recent iTunes podcast WITHOUT opening iTunes at all?

I have a couple favorite podcasts that I subscribe to in iTunes. I'm using You Control (so I don't have to open iTunes to play my music). I'm using Keyboard Maestro. I've made a macro that runs ...
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Export only edited photos from iPhoto '11?

On my Mac, suppose I imported a 200 photos. I edited 87 of them. How do I quickly export just the edited 87 photos? Imagine that I don't remember which photos I edited. If exporting edited ...
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how stop google calendars repeating events on additional calendars

This annoying behavior is that from time to time the additional calendars on my google account get repeated in the gmail account section and then in the Delegates section. I don't mind where they ...
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How can I show iPhone display in Macbook or iMac i.e. on larger screen?

I like to read books in PDF Expert while waiting busses. When I go home, I would like to see the iPhone screen on iMac or Macbook. I have VGA -adapter but I have no external display with male-VGA so ...
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A way to open a new Finder window when double-clicking anywhere on the Desktop?

Is there an existing utility app or pref pane to accomplish this?
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how to put the two fingers right click(secondary click) on macbook with Mountain Lion

I have a late 2009 macbook which has the trackpad with division, unlike the ones that are in market right now. I upgraded to Mountain Lion(10.8.x) but I forgot how to enable the Secondary two fingers ...
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iCloud sync keeps deleting my information!

Ever since I started syncing my Contacts and Calendars on my Mac with iCloud, I've noticed that stuff sporadically disappears. I've had to re-add an event to my Calendar 3 times now, and many of my ...
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iPhone 4 cannot connect to internet after iOS6 update

Ever since I updated my iPhone 4 to iOS6, I'm not able to connect to the internet except when I have a WiFi signal to connect to. Any suggestions about the cause or solution?
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Alternatives to Safari for RSS?

The 3rd party RSS Feed alternatives to Safari that I've found are cumbersome...in my opinion. Any simple, and good looking ones out there? (using NetNewsWire and it looks/feels bloated). Perhaps there'...
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Why is sudo running so many times?

I've just noticed that my mac has loads of sudo processes running – why? What is causing them?
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Wise Way To Boot Into Windows With Bluetooth Keyboard?

I'm a luddite and have a hardwired keyboard on my iMac. Booting into Windows is never a problem. A family member has an iMac with a Bluetooth keyboard and a Mighty Mouse. Never having used these, I ...
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Why is migration from Mac Thunderbird to Mac Mail not working properly?

I want to switch from Mac Thunderbird to Mac Mail. To do so, I compressed all folders of the account in Thunderbird and after that, I used the import wizard of Mac Mail. Unfortunately, a lot of Mails ...
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Find my iPhone useless in case of stole? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lost iPhone, what action to take? Consider this scenario: A thief stole my iPhone. I disable my iphone on www.icloud.com The thief in the meanwhile reinstall iOS Does Find ...
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iPad to view LAN local domains?

I have multiple local domains (i.e. localtest.local) that my iPad cannot see. My machine name, alpha.local, has Apache directives to a "site" I have on the box. All are in /Library/WebServer/...

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