Bryan Luby
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Where are books stored after iBooks migration on Mavericks?
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They are now buried inside the user Library folder. The full path is: ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.BKAgentService/Data/Documents/iBooks/Books The Books.plist there contains itemID values that ...

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How to choose on which display Application Switcher shows?
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85 votes

Try moving your Dock to a different screen in System Preferences > Dock > Position on screen. The Application Switcher will open on the same display as the Dock. You can also quickly move your Dock (...

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Syncing non-Amazon purchased eBooks between Kindle, iPad, and iPhone
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You can do this depending on the file type. Install Amazon's Send to Kindle for Mac. It's a free app that lets you send your personal documents to your Kindle devices and Kindle iOS reading apps from ...

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How do I tell Finder to always show my Library folder on Mavericks?
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Open your desired user Home folder in Finder (ShiftCommand + H) and select View > Show View Options. There should be a checkbox for toggling the Library folder.

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Will my Mac run slow if I update it to Mavericks?
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No, it should run faster. I have installed Mavericks on three machines: A 2007 iMac A 2010 Macbook Air A 2012 Mac Mini All models are displaying noticeable speed improvements. Mavericks also freed ...

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In iTunes 11, how do I download all existing shows for a podcast?
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Select the List tab: Click on the disclosure arrow to expand the subscription (if it's not already expanded): Click on the download button at the top of the list: Click OK to start downloading ...

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Re-use Mavericks install file
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Download the update from the App Store. Once the file has finished downloading, check your Applications folder for the "Install OS X Mavericks" icon. Copy this installer to your other computers before ...

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Will Mountain Lion make an older computer run faster or slower?
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Faster. I have a Mid 2007 iMac 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 4GB RAM. This is the oldest iMac model that can officially run Mountain Lion (according to Apple's tech specs). I upgraded the first ...

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how to enable continuous scrolling in iBooks 1.0 for OSX Mavericks?
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Continuous scrolling is available for iBooks on iOS but not the Mac. The Mac version of iBooks only allows pagination.

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Is my Mac infected with the Flashback trojan?
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Flashback Checker This is for your relatives and friends that want to avoid using the Terminal. Download this free app from Github. As referenced in this Macworld article, the single-function app will ...

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iTunes 11: Default Podcast settings
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Right-click on any podcast and select Settings. Or if you are in list view, select the settings button in the lower-left corner: In the Settings for: drop-down list, select Podcast Defaults, then ...

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Changing the type of an App to Universal App later in App Store?
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Yes. Xcode has built-in support for targeting specific devices with your app. It's as simple as selecting the target device from a drop-down list. This could enable you to create an initial ...

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Arranging an external monitor for Macbook Air
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When dragging the window upward towards the top display, it will appear to be blocked by the menu bar. The solution is to keep dragging upward through the menu bar, and after a slight delay, the ...

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iPhone GMail Push Setup (Exchange) Delete > Bin rather than Delete > Archive?
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You need to enable the "Delete Email As Trash" setting through Google Sync. Google added this feature in 2012: On your iOS device, visit http://m.google.com/sync/settings and log in. Select your ...

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How to regain features from Safari 5 that are not found in Safari 6?
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The delete/backspace key navigation has been removed. To restore it: Quit Safari. Open Terminal and enter this code at the command line: defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari....

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What are the OS X Mavericks hardware system requirements?
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System requirements can be found at Apple - Upgrade your Mac to OS X Mavericks. Click the View compatible Mac models link under the Check your Mac hardware step to view the supported models. ...

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What is iTunes Radio's skip limit?
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It's 6 song skips per hour for each station. I also have iTunes Match turned on and I'm still limited to 6 skips.

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How do I disable hiding of the mouse pointer while typing text?
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This is the default global behavior and can't be changed through a system preference. (I can't find any third-party utilities to change this either.) Apple's reasoning is probably that users (but ...

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How do I close all tabs on Safari for iPad after the app crashes
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Force-quit Safari (double-tap the home button, then tap and hold on the Safari icon until it shakes, then tap the red minus sign). Go to Settings > Safari. Tap Clear History. This should clear out ...

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How to rebuild iTunes Library with altered file locations without losing playcounts|ratings etc
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There are a few AppleScripts from Doug Adams that might help you: Fix Broken Tracks will merge the data of "dead tracks" (iTunes tracks designated with "!") with the real track that you have re-added ...

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Xcode 4: key binding for "Focus code blocks on hover"
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Go to Settings > Keybindings and search for focus. Then set your desired keybinding under Code Folding > Focus Follows Selection.

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For iOS developers, are GM releases eligible for OTA updates on point releases?
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Yes. Excluding any major issues, the GM release for developers is the same as the first release to the public. Future point releases can be updated over-the-air rather than through a manual image ...

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Delete iTunes U downloads without removing their reference
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Delete the videos. Then right-click on the course title and select Show all available items. This will restore the complete list of available episodes. You can also do this by option-clicking on the ...

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On iPad's iBooks, how to make highlighting show up for PDF files?
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iBooks for iPad currently doesn't support highlighting in PDFs. However, there are many 3rd party apps like iAnnotate PDF, GoodReader, or PDFpen that support PDF highlighting and annotating. I use ...

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How to prevent apps on one iPad from being loaded automatically on the other?
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On your iPad device tap on Settings > Store. Under where it says Automatic Downloads, make sure that Apps is set to Off. This setting keeps apps from automatically downloading new purchases made on ...

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How do I read show notes while playing a podcast in the iOS Podcasts app?
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1. Tap on an individual subscription or "Unplayed Episodes": 2. Tap on the blue disclosure indicator: 3. This will display the show notes for that episode:

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Can I add or change the author of a PDF file in iBooks?
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You will have to edit the metadata for the PDF, but there seems to be no way to do this in iBooks for Mac. One workaround is to use Preview for this: Double-click on the PDF file in iBooks and the ...

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Is a classical music friendly "Composer List" view possible in iTunes 11?
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Apple added the Composers view to iTunes 11.0.2. You have to enable this setting under Preferences > General > "Show Composers". Selecting the Composers tab will display a list similar to the ...

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What makes autofill not appear as a sync option in iTunes 11?
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Select your device. Click the Summary tab. Under the Options section, make sure that "Manually manage music and videos" is checked: If the Sidebar is visible, expand the disclosure arrow for your ...

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What is the meaning of the check box and circle in this iTune U
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The checkbox is a tool for downloaded items to specify if you want that specific item to sync to your device. There is a setting in your iTunes device list to sync only checked items in iTunes: If ...

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