Apple, Inc. makes consumer electronics such as the iPod and iPhone, and computers such as the Mac line and iPads, and the Macintosh OS operating system. Use a more specific tag if possible.

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Is there any solution or, osX XX fix to get spot light indexing external drives? [closed]

Is it hard or can't be fixt? Please, APPLE let spot light index external drives. There is an interest in this type functionality in Osx. But now more people then ever want to have their (digital) ...
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How to format a DMG (Apple disk image) file?

I used Apple Disk Utility to make a formatted DMG file. Then there is a reason which prevents me from recreating it, however given read/write permission to the DMG file, I must re-formate it in order ...
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Hosts file cannot be found, max OS X

When I went restored my iPhone through iTunes I got an error 3194. I followed the instructions on the Apple site that tells me to edit my hosts file. I followed the instructions and opened sudo in ...
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laptop's trackpad on a train: expected issues?

Is there a known issue with using a laptop's trackpad while on a moving train, i.e. is the EM field expected to interfere? I ask because everytime I use my Apple Macbook Air's trackpad (I'm running ...
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Does Apple Server 3.0 MDM really require an APNs certificate?

A while back I set up an MDM server on our Apple Server running 10.9.2. The server is running Server 3.0.3 and I have several test Macs and iOS being managed by the server. The only certificate I ...
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Copy Photo from iPod to MacBook using Apple Software

I'm trying to pull a photo off my iPod. The iPod is connected to my MacBook. I don't usually use photos, so I'm struggling. The iPod is showing up under iTunes, but there's no "Photo" category. So I ...
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Ipod Touch will not connect with correct driver

When I plug in my Ipod Touch it does not install the correct driver to talk to it. When following the instructions here: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1538, I was given this error " The Folder you ...
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Update Previous iTunes Store/App Store Purchase without Active Apple ID?

I don't have an active Apple ID/iTunes account. How do I update software purchased in the past? How do I go down the "if you don't have an Apple ID" path below? Mac OS X will allow one to bypass ...
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link laptop micro-DVi to HDMI TV

I want to link my laptop micro-DVI to an HDMI TV input via micro-DVI -> DVI adapter + DVI -> HDMI cable: I know the adapter up to DVI works, since I've connected it to other DVI monitors, and I've ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad is working great, then randomly stops until hciconfig reset

I paired a Apple Magic Trackpad with my laptop through the kde bluetooth system. It works fine until I touch it with too many fingers or swipe it too much resembling some sort of a gesture (or until ...
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Can you install OSX Mavericks directly onto an external drive?

I have an iMac running Mavericks and I am upgrading my Macbook pro's hard drive. I have a USB3.0 mounting dock and am wondering if there is a way to load Mavericks onto that drive from my iMac so that ...
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2x assets for supporting retina display on Apple devices

I've been reading the guidelines for creating an iOS 7 app in a document provided by Apple. One of the things mentioned is that you should support the retina display and should provide 2x assets for ...
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Apple Store Content Downloading Errors

Setup: I have two iOS devices and a Windows PC with iTunes. I am trying to download newly purchased music, book, app, or update an app from the Apple store over my LAN. The LAN has two routers between ...
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How do I leave email addresses in appropriate fields (to, cc) when using reply all in Apple Mail?

This has been bugging me for a while and there seems to be no answers online that I can find. I am running Mac OSX Mavericks and Apple Mail. When I click reply all for any particular email the default ...
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Apple Push Notifications iOS over VPN

Does anyone know if its possible to send and receive Apple Push Notifications down a VPN from an iOS device? We are setup an OpenVPN server which currently has no restrictions while testing but we ...
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When iTunes connect will show in-app purchase earnings? [closed]

Recently I made a iOS application with in-app purchase payment system. App was approved on 28 Jan 2014 and now it has started earning. So my question is simple that if application's feature was bought ...
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.Net framework on Mac

Can I install .net framework on my apple laptop if I'm using Google Chrome? I need to have .net framework for an accounting program called Sage 50, which isn't compatible with Mac. So I had to ...
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Touch gloves work perfectly with iPhone but not with magic trackpad

After some experimenting I have found out that touch gloves work with Apple's magic trackpad but only if you press really hard, which is not an option. And are there gloves that work on both?
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How can I transfer files between Iphone and macbook pro with an ad hoc network over wifi?

I donĀ“t even know if this is possible...but I would like to transfer files from iphone to macbook pro without cables. What would also be useful is to dock my iphone in my bose Sounddock and play music ...
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“Apple Program Errors: The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0150004). Click OK to close the application.”

I did refer to this: "The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0150004). Click OK to close the application.". I looked up my runtime ribraries and found out I had two 2005, two ...
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Bluetooth headphones with iPhone 5S

I bought these bluetooth headphones, http://www.amazon.com/iSound-DGHP-5600-BT-2000-Bluetooth-Headset/dp/B00AHOG8S2/ They have not been shipped yet but my question is, will iPhone 4/4S compatible ...
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OSX Mavericks as Virtual Guest on Apple Hardware running Windows 7, 8, etc

Is it possible / legal to install Windows on Apple Hardware (macbook), and run OSX as a Virtual Guest using vmware or virtualbox? EDIT: 1/8/2014 -- I realize this question may not be as clear as it ...
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No sounds on Apple devices after encoding videos

I'm having a problem setting up a media server. Everything works just great except the sound of Apple devices, I'm not sure if that's something with "mute" on iOS or our codecs are just not compatible ...
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Apple i-things under Linux

Does anybody know a way to use Apple iphones (mine is a 3GS, but this same issue extends to many iphones, ipods and ipads at least) under Linux without making use of virtual machines or wine+itunes ...
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All iOS Provisioning Profiles stuck at pending

I'm attempting to create new iOS Provisioning Profiles, but as I create them the Apple website hangs as I submit the 'Name the profile and generate' page. Returning to the list of profiles I can see ...
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How do I configure Apple Remote Desktop 3.7 to connect to ARD clients outside of Lan?

I am at a Starbucks at the moment and wanted to check my ARD client a MacBook pro with the ARD 3.7 client Using Apple Remote Desktop 3.7 Administrator but cannot connect. I can connect on local ...
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Increase the speed at which the 'delete' key deletes things on OSX?

I want to hold the 'delete' key and delete characters more quickly than OSX Mavericks does by default. Something like Ubuntu, which delete really quickly. Any suggestions?!
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Mac working extremely slow

I have MacBook Pro from 2011 year with 8 GB RAM. I changed hard drive to new one, with 7200 rpm and 16 MB cache, and fully reinstalled system from ESD disk (not from any backups). And the system ...
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Python modules in Apple's Python packages directory?

I am trying to install the python packages installed on my computer and a few of them appear in /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Extras/lib Which as I read this python is ...
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Why does Apple Software Update think that I have iTunes installed, even though I don't?

I have a Windows PC. Somehow, Apple Software Update thinks that I have iTunes installed and offers me updates for it. However, I have never installed iTunes on this PC. I have a couple questions: ...
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I want to make my MacBook Pro's security settings location-aware and automatic

I travel back and forth, using the same macbook pro at the office as I do at home. How can I get my MacBook Pro to recognize when it's at home and doesn't need to keep bringing up the password screen ...
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GUI ssh clients for mac?

Is there a GUI ssh tunneling client for mac that supports jump servers? Mulitple hops? I have tried: coachilla SSH tunnel manager Tunnelblick tunneling manually through terminal is fine, but time ...
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Logout user script

I am trying to create a script in ARD that will let me logout a user. Now I have a script which does start the logout, but I want it to execute instead of waiting 60 seconds. The script currently ...
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Apple Mail Inboxes Taking Very Long Time To Load

Does anyone know why my Apple mail inboxes are taking an extremely long time to load? In other words, sometimes it takes up to 4 minutes for unread messages in a folder to display when I click on that ...
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Connecting and Apple cinema monitor to a laptop via VGA or HDMI - Possible?

I asked this over as askdifferent, but I thought I'd try here as well. At my work, a nice big 30" Apple Cinema monitor has just become available. I would really like to use it, but I only have a ...
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VM Ware show desktop instead windows 8 start screen when switching

I'm on Macbook Pro with Windows 8 installed on VM Ware Fusion (version 5.0.3). I always run W8 in full screen mode. When I am in Apple and I want to switch to W8 (using apple key, arrow right) I ...
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My 13 Mac Keeps Shutting Off

My MAC OS version 10.6.8 keeps shutting down. It shuts down about every 15 minutes. I've tried installing the firmware update, doing a SMC reset, I checked the battery and it says normal. Any ...
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How do I direct all network traffic to a Guest OS and then link back to a Host OS as a network VLAN?

How do I direct all network traffic (Ethernet/Wifi/host-only) to a Virtual (Dual-Home) Guest OS (SmoothWall) and then link back to my Host (Mac) OS and another Virtual Appliance as a network VLAN????
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Setting up firewalls/filters on network of apple products

My father-in-law is trying to set up a firewall/filters across his network of 2 imac, 1 macbook, and a handful of mobile devices. He mentioned Open DNS as a possible solution, but I am not familiar. ...
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Mac Laptops do not see printer anymore

I have a bunch of laptops that run OSX 10.4 and whenever I go to add the IP of the printer I get the "can't find the software/drivers". What are some debug steps I can take to get the printer added ...
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How to type curly braces on an Apple keyboard with BootCamp, running Windows 7? [duplicate]

How do I type a curly brace, the "{"? I run Windows 7 on BootCamp with an Apple keyboard. Alt+Shift+8 or Alt+Shift+9does not appear to work.
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trying to find out if there is a command similar to “ditto”

I know if I want to in a sense merge one directory into another without over writing everything in there using ditto. But now I am trying to see if there is a way I can compare both directories. ...
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What is “AppleMark”?

I have 2 JPEG files that appear the same, i.e. the same pixel data, same dimensions, but one of them is a much larger file size. The download time for these files is important to my client, so I need ...
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Hide Apple hidden files on a Windows system

I am connected to a network share for Mac and PC users. There are always .AppleDouble folders as well as several _VUC69~7 type files spread through the main directory structure. Is there a way to ...
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A quick, easy way to send an email from anywhere, via hotkey, without opening Mail.app

I am looking for an app which lives in my menu bar and, with a global hotkey, lets me bring up a window to send an email message, but which does not require me to have/wait for Mail.app or another ...
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Turn off an iMac's screen in single user mode

I have an old (yet fairly powerful) iMac that I would like to be able to use for servers. Obviously, the best way to run a server would be to boot it up into single user mode/verbose mode for maximum ...
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using airport Extreme on DHCP and NAT mode with a d link modem

I have the brand new airport extreme, and a d link modem. I want the AE to handle DHCP and NAT . How do I configure the modem to enable that to happen? I just disabled NAT and DHCP services on the ...
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sites are in the middle of the broswer Safari

I went to Apple retail store and had a look at Macbook Pro and Macbook Air. What I have noticed about them when I start browsing the web is that all sites are in the middle of of broswer screen so ...
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Non-programmatical way to keep a web-page down down menu active when changing Window focus to do a screenshot?

I am trying to screen shot a web page of a site that I am working on. Is there an non programming way (for quickness) to force the browser to keep menus open when the focus of the Window changes from ...
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Can't enter proxy credentials in Apple iTunes; all apps deleted

I have been using iTunes to automatically sync apps on my iPod Touch 5th gen. My computer is behind a proxy which I have no access to directly, but I have credentials. So I can't get anyone to allow ...