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Apple's early computers ran on a variety of operating systems, including a Pascal version and one based on CP/M, before releasing its ProDOS with the advent of its 16-bit computer. With the release of the Lisa, which had its own OS, Apple and computing entered the graphical age; it was followed by the Macintosh, which offered a series of "System" operating systems. Other Mac operating systems included PowerPC until Apple acquired NeXT and folded it into the Mac OS. Current operating systems for Apple devices are Mac OS-X and iOS.

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I am looking for an app for either my Android TV (Sony Bravia), or my Apple TV, that can bring in all my internet movie subscriptions into one place.
Preferably one that is safe (user names and password will have to be put in, I am guessing)

I have Netflix, Disney, Amazon Prime, etc
Any Ideas??

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Using Eye Tracking on the Mac

I have a friend who tried using iTracker software on his Mac, but the install did not work.

Is there additional hardware required?

Are there other programs you can recommend for eye tracking as a way to control the Mac? He may not get iTracker working...

Thanks.
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Controlling a Mac using speech?

What kinds of tools are there for someone who can not use a keyboard with both hands?

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Hi Experts,

I have following code for detecting if user has latest version of Chrome and Firefox browsers.

   else if(bowser.chrome) {
        var translate_bowser_osname = {"Windows":"win", "macOS":"mac"};
        $.getJSON("https://omahaproxy.appspot.com/all.json?os=" + translate_bowser_osname[bowser.osname] + "&channel=stable", function(data) {
            var latest = data[0].versions[0].current_version.match(/\d*\.{0,1}\d+/).pop() * 1;
            // FOR TESTING PURPOSE WE SET CURRENT BROWSER VERSION TO 77 (CURRENT IS 78.x.y)
            //if(version<latest) { // UNCOMMENt THIS LINE TO COMARE THE RIGHT CHROME USER VERSION AND COMMENT NEXT ONE
            if(77<latest) {
                var confirMsg = "please update your browser to the latest version";
                saveBrowserInfos("https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyI7RyEEPxM", confirMsg);
            }
            else {
                loginForm.submit();
            }
        });
    }

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    else if(bowser.firefox) {
        $.getJSON("https://product-details.mozilla.org/1.0/firefox_versions.json", function(data) {
            var latest = data["LATEST_FIREFOX_VERSION"].match(/\d*\.{0,1}\d+/).pop() * 1;
            if(version<latest) {
                var confirmMsg = "please update your browser to the latest version";
                saveBrowserInfos("https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9LZmxT9K30", confirmMsg);
            }
            else {
                loginForm.submit();
            }
        });
    }

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Would like to add checking for Safari as well.

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We have all PC computers.  One user wants to create videos on his MAC but he is not allowed to use his personal computer for work.

So I am looking for the best solution.   Buy him a MAC or get a good PC for creating videos.

Can videos created on a MAC be played on a Windows PC?
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Hello Experts,

We recently started binding Apple computer to our domain and noticed we are not able to change a password when it expires in AD or simply start a AD password reset from the Apple computer while connected to the domain network.

We also use Okta and had the user and my test Apple laptop test a password change, the old password is what remains usable for the laptops.

These accounts are mobile accounts and can login when disconnected to the domain network.

Im not sure I understand the dependencies for Apple devices as they detect password changes in AD.
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Hi,

I use Google Calendar as my calendar, which is then synced with Apple's default Calendar app.

My daily events and meetings change several times throughout the day, however Apple Calendar seems to be constantly out of sync with my Google Calendar. It seems like it syncs once an hour so it's quite useless on m my Apple Watch.

Does anyone know if it is possible to get Apple Calendar to sync more frequently with Google Calendar. I can't seem to find any settings.

Thanks in advance for your help.
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We get a lot a lot of these notifications from Mac's about memory usage...  "Memory Usage reached 100% (99.0 % Used for 60 mins)" within the policy "Operating System: macOS"."
Any generic SOP for resolution?
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I have a concern of installing apps where they request my iPhone/iPad password.  So some questions:

  • When an apps request authenticating their apps with my iPhone password, it it possible that apps extract the password?
  • Also, using a Two-factor authentication for Apple ID, would that protect my Apple data even though I gave the password to the apps requesting it?

(sorry for my ignorance and maybe is nothing to worry about, but wanted the expert input on this - so any help would be greatly appreciated).
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Hi,

I just enabled DNS-Over-HTTPS in my google chrome and wanted to know how to set it in the iPhone/iPad.   Haven't been able to do ti; how can I enable DoH in my iPhone/iPad?
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Some how IPads got upgraded to 13.x.x and things have stopped working.  I need to put it back to 12.4.1.  I don't have a backup of this.  Is there anyway to do this?
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Hi,

Does macbook has the same ports as windows computer?  
(for example Windows port 80 = HTTP, port 443 = SSL, etc.)

And what ports should be closed in a wifi router for better protection?
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Hi,

My assistant has a macbook pro and just a couple of days ago he was scammed out of $300 by fraud apple support.  The called him up convincing him to connect to his computer and to buy some sort of gift card so they can "fix" his computer.  Anyways, $300 gone and a valuable lesson - he did called apple (the official apple and confirmed they never did call - he was scam).  The apple technician, the official apple, did connect and found nothing wrong with the computer.  My question to the experts is, since he is no expert and doesn't even know what the scammers did while connected, what areas should he check in his computer? Any advice in a Post-Scammed situation is appreciated.
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I am looking for an 'AutoHotKey'-type program for Mac.  I have to type the same/similar sentences very frequently, and I need to find a reliable short cut.  AutoHotKey was perfect, but I have moved (back) over to Mac, so it doesn't work.  I'm hoping to find a free download, and If automator or appleScript are capable of doing this I am all ears...

Here would be an example of a desired outcome:
Press [Shift + Cmnd + Delete] and the sentence 'Thank you very much for your time today' would appear in whatever app I am working with

Thanks all!
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So I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong but I'm trying to create a bootable Mac OSX USB drive.  I'm creating it from a Windows 10 machine.  I downloaded TransMac, formatted my thumb drive and then restored an image of 10.8 DMG file to the thumb drive.  Then when I try to use it by booting to the USB drive on the Mac, it does not show up as one of the drives I can boot to.  Has anyone tried this before and what am I doing wrong?
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Mac (Mojave) Browser Speaker Failure

My speaker works fine, but sometimes, when I play a video in the browser, there is no sound.

I see the volume is set to max. This is true for Chrome, Safari, and probably other browsers.

I saw the other day, I had that problem but right clicked and saw a menu. I chose "unmute" to make the sound play.

It's as if there is a mute which is not supported by certain web pages.

Suggestions?

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Need Hotkeys for Mac startup

I left my MacBook (2013) Mojave to go to sleep last night. This morning, I forgot that and started up. But, the cursor stopped moving when I tried to log in.

I hard rebooted by pressing and holding the start button. On restart, it went into the mode where I am prompted to se the language. It was like the hard disk crashed.

So, I took it to MicroCenter where a restart brought up that same language selection window. But the guy press four keys on startup and the Password window came up, and it functioned like normal.

What keys did he hold down?

It seems like that would be a smart thing.

He said I let the PC go to sleep and that causes lots of temp files to be created, which overwhelmed the system.

First, what are those key strokes?

Second, is his explanation making sense to you?

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I have recently been charged with the support of the Mac community within our business.

Traditionally (and as previously recommended by an Apple support vendor) new Macs were registered using the assigned user's personal Apple ID. This, as can be expected is now causing issues, especially when Macs transfer between users or users leave the company.


I'd like to understand how other companies are handling this issue so we can create a sustainable policy moving forward.


As a bonus, I'd love to know if there is an option for users to separate/transfer business-related items from a personal Apple ID to an assigned business Apple ID.

Your expert advice would be much appreciated and valued.
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Windows 10 and Apple computers that we want to backup and manage on one external device to protect & secure.  All 13 devices independently maintained and kept updated. Advice appreciated.  “:0) Asta
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Regardless of listening to music or video, I'm experiencing intermittent static while plugged into my office iMac. The static noise is every few seconds, but there is no consistent timing between noises. I moved the cable away from other electronics and power cords to no avail. Muting audio does not prevent noise. The headphones are Audio-Technica ATH-M40x and the computer is an iMac running High Sierra 10.13.6

I also plugged the headphones into my MacBook Pro (also running High Sierra 10.13.6) and the static ceased, so the headphones are fine?
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Repeated attempts to reinstall “Swift Publisher 5” continues to return...

“Swift Publisher 5” is damaged and can’t be opened. Delete “Swift Publisher 5” and download it again from the App Store.

Dragged “Swift Publisher 5”  trash, emptied trash, downloaded & installed current version from App Store & above message repeats...

How do I get “Swift Publisher 5”  to reinstall & run?

Mac OS 'Mojave' 10.14.5
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Need a Mac alternative to MSPaint?

I do not want to learn Gimp. I can not tolerate the incredible bugs in Paintbrush. It lets me design exactly what I need. Then, it fails to save it!

Screwed up!

What free options?

I am slowly learning Photoshop, but it is a slow and steep learning curve.

I need fast, and may just use MSPaint, But that has just one layer of Undo.

Crazy difficult finding good software

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My MacBook Pro (13”, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports, Mojave 10.14.5) is doing something weird when I try to use the hidden dock with some external screens.

Never had the problem before, but ever since hooking up to an HD screen (temporarily), my dock isn’t working properly with other second screens.

The dock doesn’t show up until I’ve held the cursor in place for 5–15 seconds on either screen, and even then it sometimes doesn’t appear. I’ve regressed to an unhidden dock for now, but this is not ideal. I’ve tried adjusting resolution size and a few other things, but nothing is working so far.

When I’m not using a second screen, I have no problems at all. Research has not giving me much to go on.
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Hi,

We have an issue with one of our mac cylinder.  It is stuck at the  progress bar with the apple logo, it doesnt go further.  Have tried the following with no luck

1. going to safe mode
2. resetting the PRAM
3. reinstalling the operating system without formatting

Appreciate your advise
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MacOS Disk Eject Hanging

I did not pull out my hard disk after an overnight backup with Time Machine. But this window popped up and shows the spinning wheel when I cursor over Cancel and Force Eject...

I tried relaunching Finder and can not Restart MacOS, since this hangs.

I hate doing a hard restart of my MacBook.

What are my options?

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Apple OS

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Apple's early computers ran on a variety of operating systems, including a Pascal version and one based on CP/M, before releasing its ProDOS with the advent of its 16-bit computer. With the release of the Lisa, which had its own OS, Apple and computing entered the graphical age; it was followed by the Macintosh, which offered a series of "System" operating systems. Other Mac operating systems included PowerPC until Apple acquired NeXT and folded it into the Mac OS. Current operating systems for Apple devices are Mac OS-X and iOS.