Micah Yeager
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How do I get an operating system onto a new hard drive?
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OSXDaily has a wonderful guide to creating a bootable USB drive for Yosemite, the most recent version of OS X. This will allow you to install the operating system on your new hard drive. You will ...

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What do I really lose if I backup my iPhone to iTunes without transferring purchases?
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I understand the apprehension! In reality, though, you do not stand to lose anything. The only reason to transfer those purchases to your computer would be to save bandwidth and time by not re-...

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True Full Screen in Firefox?
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By default there's no way to do this in native Firefox, but there is an extension called Toolbar Autohide that should do exactly that! It allows you to use your mouse to make it appear again by ...

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How to fix a Macbook Pro (late 2013 model) with liquid damage?
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I would say that you would need to go ahead and use the Genius Bar option to repair your computer. My reasoning is that water damage can cause errors in strange ways that, upon first glance, seem to ...

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Replace Apple In-App purchase with custom bitcoin based prefill system?
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According to the App Store Review Guidelines (under section 11.2), anything that circumvents the in-app purchase API can and likely will be pulled and/or rejected. Going around Apple and using your ...

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Would replacing Macbook's HDD to a new one speed it up?
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I would recommend backing up all of your data to an external hard drive or online and reinstalling OS X from scratch before buying an entirely new hard drive. You're doing a good job on routine ...

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How does Parallels' CPU and ram usage work? When to shutdown virtual machine?
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Alright, let's see what we can do here! 1) Suspending vs. Shutting Down in Parallels a) How it affects the host OS Both options do not affect the host operating system - in your case, OS X - from a ...

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Folders with Icons on iOS
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First of all, let me just put this out there: any tweak that tweaks the appearance like this is going to require that you jailbreak ;) While not exactly what you're looking, A3Tweaks has achieved a ...

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Can I put a Time Machine backup hard drive directly into a MacBook?
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No, you cannot. Your Time Machine backup isn't a real clone of your hard drive — it's a time-based collection of all the files on your hard drive. It's a little intensive to do this process, so ...

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In the iOS 8.4 Music app how do I only show downloaded music?
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You're quite right; an "offline" mode would help make Apple Music just a little bit better! However -- as you found out yourself -- nothing like that is baked into iOS. However, there is a workaround:...

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Upgrade failed to download from Mavericks to Yosemite
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That's good that you're approaching things cautiously! However, you do not need to worry about this; Apple has built in multiple levels of protection to prevent you from messing up your computer. ...

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Mac Automator App: How to Set Folder
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Try searching for and adding a Get Specified Finder Items action before your Get Folder Contents actions. This allows you to select the folder of which you would like to get and sort the contents. ...

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MacBook Air Help Please
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Oh dear, it sounds like you have adware! However, you can clean this up yourself very easily for free. There is a tool call AdwareMedic (which you can download from this website); download it from ...

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Can I connect to wifi but still use cellular?
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If you're asking if you can make calls or receive texts while connected to the hotspot, then yes, you can! However, if you're asking if you can use cellular internet, then I'm afraid that is not ...

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IPhone 4 iOS 7.1.2
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First, make sure you're connected to WiFi to update the apps. Second, are the other apps updating without any issues? If so, try uninstalling the troublesome app(s) and reinstalling them. If none of ...

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How to exit Recovery Mode on jailbroken iPhone
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Based on the fact that you're stuck at the Apple logo, it actually sounds like you're stuck at boot-up instead of being in recovery mode! It's likely that a tweak you installed caused it to enter what ...

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Compatible RAM and SSD drive for macbook pro 2012 MD101
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As long as you can confirm the laptop is indeed from mid-2012 (later models have the memory soldered in), then these specs should work for you with either a 13" or 15" laptop (Apple started soldering ...

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How do you hide the subject field of iMessages on OS X?
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To clarify on what @Macmaniman posted, you'll want to change a setting with your notifications. To do this, go to your Settings app > Notifications (upper right corner) > Messages (in the left-hand ...

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How to Restrict iOS Wifi Settings from being Changed?
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Unfortunately, this is not possible under stock iOS 8; there is nothing under General > Restrictions (or anything in the Settings App) that would help. If it is absolutely critical, you can look into ...

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