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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 want to use Tidy Up 4 to search/delete files, but NOT from my iCloud account.  

How do I Disconnect/Reconnect iCloud from 2 Macs (macOS 10.12.5) during Tidy Up process.
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Creating Instructional Tutorials  
Creating Instructional Tutorials  

For Any Use & On Any Platform

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees/users adopt software o& achieve even the most complex tasks instantly. Boost knowledge retention, software adoption & employee engagement with easy solution.

I am attempting to upgrade to IOS 9 or better , to get Netflix off line playing app to work

when I goto "software update" is says "IOS 6.0.1 your software is up to date "

help!!

Thanks !
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I want to make sure my MacBook is secure.  I have created a strong password for login/user account.  However, I know I have forgotten it before and have been able to go into Recovery and then Terminal and reset it.  This seems like pretty weak security.  Does anyone have a better solution to protect my data in case my MacBook is lost or stolen?
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Hi Experts,

My Dad saved around 200 notes directly on his iPhone. Now I got him Exchange.

Is there any quick way that I can transfer those notes either on his Exchange account or on a Windows Hard-drive?

Thank you
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Is it possible to synchronize the songs on a Samsung Galaxy S8 cell phone with iTunes running on a Windows 10 computer?

If so how can this be done?
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The monitor is Apple Cinema HD Display (23 inch diagonal)
Trying to connect it to recent model MacBook Pro with 4 USB-C ports

Here's how it's connected:
  • The USB from the "Octopus" connector goes to a USB2 to USB-C adapter, plugged directly in.
  • The DVI from the "Octopus" connector is first going to a DVI to Mini Display Adaptor, which worked fine when plugged into the Thunderbolt port of an MacBook Air
  • This adapter goes to a ITD ITANDA Thunderbolt  to USB-C adaptor, directly plugged in.
The power light on the Apple Cinema HD Display is on, the USB is plugged in, but the computer doesn't recognize the display.

Do we have the wrong Mini-Display port to USB-C adapter?

Is there a way to attach this second monitor?

Thanks
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Is there any command from Windows or program we can download/buy to kill an application running on iMAC remotely from a windows PC.

Thanks
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I may be under-using this awesome Finder app. Please tell me what a Smart Folder is.

Thanks!
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Looking to help a friend who uses a mac - I only know windows.

He says it's running really slow.  Where would you start to troubleshoot?  

Is there an equivalent task manager to show what's running / what's taking processor power?

How do you tell if the hard drive is full? (is it the same as windows - you don't want the hard drive near full because of temp files /  etc?

How much RAM would you want on a machine these days? What mac would you say is just too old for casual business use these days?  Me, I don't like celerons or any other processors others than i5 or i7 (maybe i3).  Yes, core 2 duos run windows, but sevearl year old windows PCs just crawl with all the patches / updates / etc on a windows machine.  same for a mac?

And for windows, I'd want 8GB+ RAM.  4 would be the lowest I'd deal with.

thoughts?
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What is the best powerbank I can buy for charging both a Lenovo laptop and a MacBook Pro on the go?

I've found some options here, but it's not easy to choose the right one:

http://www.techradar.com/news/top-8-best-portable-laptop-battery-chargers-and-power-banks-in-2017

I need to be able to bring it with me on the plane also.

Here are 2 different methods presented:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP-XvA7ftBQ&feature=youtu.be

But if I choose the wrong powerbank, can I damage the computer battery?
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Turn your laptop into a mobile console!
Turn your laptop into a mobile console!

The CV211 Laptop USB Console Adapter provides a direct Laptop-to-Computer connection for fast and easy remote desktop access with no software to install.

Hi,

Is it possible to configure an iPad so that it will boot into a certain app and activate a kiosk mode so that the users can't get out of it (without a passcode)? If yes, how?

Thanks!
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So that people can't launch certain elements of an app, for example.

This is possible with 'Guided App' but we need a solution that results in an app loaded in kiosk mode automatically ...

Thanks!
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In windows explorer on a windows operating system, folders are always grouped together at the top alphabetically followed by the files below it also alphabetically.  

On my Mac, the folders are not displayed at the top despite my changing of the order or screen view.  So when I'm looking to save a new documents in my documents folder, I cannot easily find my sub-folder quickly due to lots of files being in there.  

How do I fix this?
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We have iPhone 7 plus syncing to a brand new computer that has a fresh iTunes installed; both devices are updated in latest versions, etc.   The problem is that the iPhone has a bunch of music and audio recording.  However when we click on "Sync Music" in iTunes, it says it will delete all iPhone music & video contents.  On this new computer we have 5 new songs we want to sync, or add, to the iphone; we don't want to delete the contents already in the iPhone.

How can we sync iPhone with iTunes, add these 5 new songs and not delete the existing music/video content on the iPhone?
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I have a Mac Pro running the latest version of OS X. I, unfortunately need to run Windows to manage my network, and I'm using VMWare Fusion to create Windows 7 and 10 VM's. I am using an Apple Magic Trackpad 2 device. Mostly when I'm running the VM's, it works OK, but occasionally it will just start tracking badly. Either it will track way too fast or be jerky in it's tracking. Then it will settle down and work fine for a bit. Today I started experimenting with having the track pad plugged into it's USB charging base all of the time and, while I've not done this very long, it seems more stable. I assume that I'm still connecting via BT.

Has anyone else seen this or have a solution for this issue?

Thanx...
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I have always been a window person other than the iPhone and iPad and I am looking into learning IOS development.

Looks like I will need to buy some type of Mac and from what I can tell the XCode 8 requirements are 10.12 which is Mac OS Sierra right? I am looking at some Mac Mini's that have OS X Yosemite which is 10.10 so that wont work for XCode 8 right?

With the Macs can you upgrade to a higher version of OS or is that a paid upgrade? How would I tell what hardware would support the upgrade to 10.12?

Any suggestions on Mac's I should look at for a barebones system to start playing around with developing? Once I get more serious and get a feel for it I will get a beefier system.

Can the mac devices like the Mac Mini be used with a non Apple monitor?
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I want to track my ios app performance. Which app analytics tool is best for it
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I am a C# developer and Mac user and like the idea of using Microsoft's Visual Studio 2017 for Mac to write a cross platform app for iPhone and Android.

I have played with Xamarin and understand it's actually a website I would be offering, which is in stark contrast to an Objective C native app.

My question involves the need to the App Store from Apple.

If I wrote a cross-plarform app, could I distribute it outside the Apple channel? An iPhone user can purchase anything they want from a website.

Wondering...

Thanks
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I do have anti-virus protection only MacBook, but I need to trace it down and see what version I have installed.

Also, can I protect against this latest random ware attack?

Thanks.
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Create the perfect environment for any meeting
Create the perfect environment for any meeting

You might have a modern environment with all sorts of high-tech equipment, but what makes it worthwhile is how you seamlessly bring together the presentation with audio, video and lighting. The ATEN Control System provides integrated control and system automation.

It has been a long time, since i used the itunes to backup my Iphone along with Apps and musics, and everything.
i just realised that when i backup my apps, i can no longer see them moving to the itunes folder; while, in the past couple of years ago, i could do this.

my apps, also have downloaded data in them, for example my udemy app has downloaded videos inside it. i do not want to redownload them when i restore from iphone after a compelte erase.

i could not also get my mp3 files and my ebook. anything that is not purchased via itune store, cannot be moved and retrieved back after restore.

is there any possiblity or a software that can help backup everything from my iphone and put it in a folder, so that i can easily put it back after a clean erase, when i say everything, i mean everything from my mp3 files, videos, pictures, my apps including their downloaded contents, my ebooks, ringtones, everything.

thanks for sharing your idea and experience
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Hi

I need to make a CD of covers for my drummer to listen to, to learn
Some songs I don't own,
Which is the safest way to extract audio from Youtube on OS X        (Mac :)    I found some pages, but are they virus / worm hostile takeovers?
It seems I paste URL into a program, but what?

Thanks
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A customer has come to me with an iMac that he is asking me to clean.

History
His ex wife works for Apple and she has made some claims that she has access to his machine and all his data (he uses the machine to run his business).  

Situation
I don't know what tools Apple support staff use to access systems remotely nor do I know what access apple staff have to information stored in iCloud/iEverything.  I have backed up his data and rebuilt the machine to MAC OSx 10.9, and restored data.  I didn't use his Apple ID for anything in case her claims are correct.

If you are a Mac tech what would be your advice - I'm a Microsoft/Linux man and am helping out of goodwill and am out of my depth beyond this.  He wont take it to Apple for fear of prejudicial treatment.
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I have an iMac with OS Sierra 21.5.  There are two separate accounts on it but they are merging address books and bookmarks.   How do you keep these things separate?
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Apple OS

12K

Solutions

10K

Contributors

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.