Apple Software

Programs written for the Apple operating systems are distinguished from software created for other operating systems in that it must be approved by Apple for use on its devices, whether it is from Apple (Final Cut, iWork, Keynote, Logic Pro and GarageBand are popular titles), or is a third party application from Parallels, Nuance, Microsoft and Amazon, among many others.

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I need to record my desktop and hope to pick a move visible mouse cursor.

How do I do this with El Capitan?

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Currently when this user types in the first few letters of an email address or a person's name within Mac Outlook 2016 there are no suggested email addresses that display.

So what methods can be used to regenerate this user's Mac Outlook 2016 email address auto complete list?
How can a user's contacts contained on an iPhone be backed up?

This user doesn't want to use iTunes for the backup so what other options can be used?
Part 1) I have tons of images from my research, where I have the same image in many different folders, often using the same filename. These do not involve a human face.

Part 2) I have lots of redundant photos of family and friends on disk and also imported into the "Photos" app on my MacBook.
None involve a human face.

I need a solution to help reduce redundant photos on my disk, since they are starting to clog my disk.

What options to I have?

If I used Picassa, does that only match like photos when there is a human face? Or is it pattern based, so I can use it to match on pictures of buildings also?

Is there an app I can use on the Mac, which I can keep private? I do not relish handing over 100% of my research and family photos to Big Brother in the Sky.

Apple lovers, September is around the corner.  Are you excited to see what Apple's been working on the last few months!?

I'm eagerly awaiting news on the latest iPhone.  The iOS 11 features coming out look promising too.

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by:Brian Matis
Same here! So many rumors have come out about the next iPhone it almost feels like they've already announced it... It being the 10th anniversary iPhone has kicked the hype into overdrive.

And I'm definitely looking forward to iOS 11 as well. For me, one of the most interesting things is how they're doing the new dock—very Mac OS X-like.

Anything in iOS 11 that you're looking forward to most?
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I really want to use Apple Pay so that feature in Messages looks cool.  I'm stuck with Venmo as a pay system and don't really want to be.  And a lot of business I've used in this area don't really appear to cater to Apple Pay, which is a bummer.  Ideally, I would like my phone to be my digital wallet then I don't have to carry credit cards anymore!
We are using Vectra Cognito ATP. It has detected a host doing internal darknet scans. What we've seen is that it has an internal IP address xx.yy.55.zz and runs a darknet scan on the xx.yy.85.0 subnet. A separate detection showed it with an IP xx.yy.85.zz scanning the xx.yy.55.0 subnet. Each subnet is associated with different floors of the same building of one of our field offices.

The scans occurred over port 80 and 548. Port 548 is associated with Apple Filing Protocol, ExtremeZ-IP File and Print, and Novell Netware - but it doesn't appear any of those apps, or related apps or services are on the machine. I've also reviewed the application inventory of the machine and do not see anything that I believe would be conducting these scans. I've reviewed the PCAP but haven't found anything useful in determining root cause. Two different AV scans only quarantine registries related to our GPOs.

I don't know where else to look or what it may be?
Long-time Quicken Windows user. Would love to move to Mac version, but at least with the previous version of Quicken for Mac, the basic checkbook register functionality of the Windows version is lacking, IMO, in the Mac version.

Anyway, I'm looking at other options for Mac-based personal finance software.  One key thing that I am looking for is the ability to migrate from Quicken for Windows withOUT having to gut the names of my accounts. For example, was looking at Banktivity (old iBank) and it clearly states that to migrate from Quicken, I have to shrink the names of my accounts to 15 characters or less. For things like checking and savings that's not a problem, but with my wife's and my investment accounts gutting those names would make it incredibly hard to work with the accounts.
After logging on and while using his Mac OS X 10.9.5 computer a user repeatedly receives messages about things wanting to access and use the keychain similar to the message shown in the screenshot.

I have already performed first aid on the keychain and then verified the keychain but continue to get this message.

If we click the Cancel button this message continues to appear and keeps prompting for this password which we don't know.

What can be done to fix this issue?

Please provide me with the URL address to download the Mac Symantec antivirus evaluation product.
I had this question after viewing why is apple tv warm.

i got a small 4 inch (6 cm) by 4 inch by 4 inch
that plugs into an existing television via hdmi

apple tv 2 or 3
i can distinguish by remote form factor

i do not have access to apple tv for a long time so i can not search for version number using device software

can I view youtube app (watch youtube video) at higher speed.
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I have read several articles online that instruct me to go into the Outlook Preferences and then click on the "Sync Services" icon.

The problem is that I don't see "Sync services" anywhere.

I also don't see this even after putting several Mac computers within the Office Insider Fast program.

What other options are available within Mac Outlook 2016 to go into the "Sync Services" menu?

Where can I find the "Sync Services" options within Mac Outlook 2016?
When a user prints out a webpage such as within the Google Chrome web browser on his Mac OS X computer the printout is unreadable (see the attached scan of this printout).

What can be done to fix this issue so that this webpage will print normally?

we are a mainly windows shop but have some mac users.

one such user running el capitan stated "Sometimes when I try to replace files on the server they don't get replaced. Nothing happens. The workaround is ejecting the network drive and then re-connecting to it. "

i have found some information online that recommends “Try connecting to the drive with CIFS:\ instead of SMB:\”

i wanted to see if that might work or if i should go in another direction
Hi, I have a Macbook Pro and iMac on my desk, and they obviously both have their own keyboards and trackpads.

I am wondering if it is possible to do the following two things:

01 - control my iMac using my Macbook (keyboard and trackpad) so that I don't need to use the iMac keyboard and trackpad?

02 - swap and flick my Macbook screen up onto the iMac screen if i need a larger screen and flick back again (etc)

A few things to note:

- i am using the new Macbook Pro so it only has the USB C ports
- the iMac is one year old and has all of the usual ports

Thank you in advance for your help.
Please provide me with the manufacturer name and model number for purchasing an power adapter for a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) laptop so I can be sure to order the right adapter.

I will be ordering this on
we are in the process of moving to office 365 and come a cross major issue is that some  applications are not supporting latest IE and the windows updates . how we can go on this without any disturbance to the current operation . our office 365 people are recommending to have the latest in both the case ( updates and IE)  to get the full version from the office and mail client end  . coz we have E1 E 3 and Mail P1 .

another party is saying we can go with the  Both = latest - 2  ? which one is the right one for me to  trust and some are saying office 365 migration is not a issue . issue is the application compatibility and the future release support level of our internal application match that level  .

we have more than 20  plus applications covering VB6 to .net to web base application running on the company . is there anyway to check the application compatibility via tool or we need to check one by one . please help on the information and the experience on this
How can I setup my MacOS Sierra v. 10.12.6 to save its Time Machine backup directly to my account? is an online storage account that I am currently subscribed to.

I would like to map my storage account so that my Mac will store its Time Machine backups within my storage account.

How can this be done?
Is it true ?
Hello I have a mac mini that was not purchase with our volume program and customer #, but when I log into the deployment program and try to enroll this one device to the MDM server I get this error ...Couldn't assign this device the data you provided my be incorrect please check your serial... any suggestions on incorporating this mac to this account?
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A friend of mine is an Android user.  In the past, I could use Messages on my iPhone and Mac to text message them.  The outline of the messages with them would be green (which usually indicates they're a non iPhone user).

A recent update on my Macbook have suddenly made it not possible for me to get texts from my friend.  I still get texts on my iPhone, but they are not showing up in Messages anymore on my Macbook.

How do I turn this back on?
What are the correct methods for setting up a local NAS as the destination for holding Time Machine backups on a Mac OS Sierra v. 10.12.6 Mac?

The path where I would like to store these backups is

I have typed in the following command within the terminal:

sudo tmutil setdestination -p afp://TimeMachine@

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However, I receive the message "Failed to open session. (error 5)
The backup destination could not be set"

What can be done to fix this issue so that I can use the NAS as the backup destination for the Time Machine backups?
What is the process for setting up the time Machine backups on a Mac to save directly to without having to also be saved on a local or network resource?
While using the built in keyboard on my iPad 2 certain keys (such as the "O" key don't respond when I press the button.

My iPad was already doing this while it was running iOS v. 7 and continues to do it after being upgraded to the latest iOS version 9 and continues to do this after I have thoroughly cleaned the screen. I have rebooted the iPad and have shut it down and turned it back on several times.

What else can be done to fix this?
Are there any problems or issues with using both and Parallels & VMware on same Mac Sierra v. 10.12.6 operating system?

Can both of these programs be run at the same time within the same Mac OS?
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 "


Thanks !

Apple Software

Programs written for the Apple operating systems are distinguished from software created for other operating systems in that it must be approved by Apple for use on its devices, whether it is from Apple (Final Cut, iWork, Keynote, Logic Pro and GarageBand are popular titles), or is a third party application from Parallels, Nuance, Microsoft and Amazon, among many others.