Apple Software

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Is there a simple way to save/move an iTunes movie to Google Play to watch it on a Chromecast? Right now, the iTunes movie does not give me the option to stream to Chromecast.

Any recommendations welcome.
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Itunes on Widows 10 used to show an image of my Android in the upper left side whenever it connected.

Now, doesn't show.

But, it still syncs.

What do you think is happening?

Will the above adapters enable me to read PDF & watch mp4 video
files (saved in microSD card) on my iPad Mini?

I suppose I'll need an Adobe Acrobat reader software only or pls
advise if there's any other softwares needed
I have had a few people tell me that when trying to visit a site using safari on their iPhones, they get an error that says:

Safari cannot open the page because the server cannot be found.

I asked other people to test on their iPhones and they said it works fine. After asking Google about this it seems that the answer is always something to do with the phone itself. But, it is not realistic to ask everyone with an iPhone to check this setting, and check that setting in order to try use the website.

Does anyone have any suggestions regarding this?
I have a calendar notification on my iPad which I cannot clear. The notification is an event invitation that I canceled and when I click Delete event nothing happens. I have tried reentering the event and canceling it again and this doesn't remove the notification. The calendar is synced with my MS Exchange Outlook calendar.
Client's iPhone 8 was lost Friday night.  Soon after it was lost they got their iPad and put the iPhone in Lost Mode.  A few hours later, they found the iPhone.  It suffered major damage to the screen.  The screen is black and doesn't appear to be responsive to touch.  It was still online when Lost Mode was disabled on the iPad later that night.  Client upgraded their storage space from 50gbs iCloud (photos hadn't been backed up since June 4th, 2018 because there was no more iCloud storage space) to 200gb iCloud in the hopes that the phone would somehow connect to wifi and the photos would upload to the cloud.

Two days later the iPhone was connected to the client's macbook.  The device was recognized, but iTunes couldn't do anything else because it was still in lost mode.  I went on the iPad and tried to disable lost mode, but the program acted like it never put it in lost mode.  The iPhone was shown as offline now in Find My iPhone app.

I tried iMyFone software to see if I could recover the photos.  It won't get passed the step asking to trust the computer because the screen is unresponsive and the client's thumb on the home button isn't doing anything either.  iMyFone won't work.

The iPhone still makes noises when its connected to a computer and the home button still buzzes when pressed.  It appears to have battery life just fine.  I've tried restarting and hard reset, but doesn't appear nothing happens.

We are trying to recover the photos on the device.  Is …
I have an iPhone 8 with the latest iOS update. I was surprised that the photos are in .heic format when connected it to my Windows 7 laptop. i have no clue what is. Can't open the file and was told I should convert them to JPG. is this correct?
I am looking for a SW tool like Excel or AirTable that can handle records/lines that are subordinate to another record/line, Parent/Child.  Or even a database tool, if an average End-User can handle it by themselves.
For Example, like this in Excel:
  1    Car      Red      Mustangs        Convertible
  2                2015    11000 miles    $24,500      
  3                2011     37,500 miles  $21,750
  4                2013     22,000 miles  $19,000
  5   Truck   White   Tacomas         Ext Cab      
  6                2017    12,500 miles   $18,750
  7                2014    43,000 miles   $21,950
So in this example I have 3 Cars and 2 Trucks ... the issue is that I want to be able to SORT on Car or Truck and have those sub-items (like "2015  11000 miles  $24,500" stay together under each parent item.  And the option to show or hide those sub-items would be awesome, so I can print a Report either way !!!
Solution can be on Mac, Windows, Online, any method.
Thanks all in advance for any help!
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I Really hate Apple's little "Reminders" app and would love to be rid of it. But of course it is protected in OSX! I've tried all the likely hi-end un-installers, even TinkerToolSystem, but with no luck. That app is STAYING PUT!
I feel certain that one of you Experts out there will know a way to kill "Reminders."
Here's my system info:

Model Name:      iMac
OSX Ver 10.11.6 El Capitan
  Model Identifier:      iMac16,2
  Processor Name:      Intel Core i5
  Processor Speed:      3.1 GHz
  Number of Processors:      1
  Total Number of Cores:      4
  L2 Cache (per Core):      256 KB
  L3 Cache:      4 MB
  Memory:      8 GB
  Boot ROM Version:      IM162.0206.B00
  SMC Version (system):      2.32f20
  Hardware UUID:      D4B98A7B-2DD0-5340-B795-460C71675BD5

Any bright ideas out there?

I have one table with fields for COSTCENTRE and ANNUALBUDGET.
The table has 7 records

I have another table with fields for COSTCENTRE, ACTUAL and TOTALACTUAL (which is a summary of the ACTUAL)
There are many records in this table

I want a report that shows the COSTCENTRE, its BUDGET and the total of all the transactions for that cost centre on the same line.
I would also like to see the variance between the BUDGET and the TOTALACTUAL
How do I do this?

The tables are related through the COSTCENTRE fieldKHub-for-EE.fmp12

Many thanks

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Without making a short story long, how can I delete all the music from my iPhone 7 & start over?
Apparently, Apple is a firm believer of the 'if it works, why not fix it' philosophy...
Does anyone know what I need to change to get this VBA code to work in Excel for Mac? It works fine in Windows.

It is a show/hide toggle button for rows while the caption on the button changes as well. I used a form button (not ActiveX).

Sub HideDone()
Dim Shp As Shape
   Set Shp = ActiveSheet.Shapes(Application.Caller)
   If Shp.TextFrame.Characters.Text = "Hide Done" Then
      Shp.TextFrame.Characters.Text = "Show All"
      Range("A1").AutoFilter 10, "<>11. Published", xlAnd, "<>Cancelled"
      Shp.TextFrame.Characters.Text = "Hide Done"
   End If
End Sub

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The message I get is
Run-time error 1004
Method 'TextFrame' of object 'Shape' failed

This code is highlighted in yellow
If Shp.TextFrame.Characters.Text = "Hide Done" Then
Hi,  I use 1Password from Agilekeychain.  On My IOS 11 devices and on my Sierra 10.12.6 1Password was configured to use Dropbox as a sync destination.   iOS 11 upgrade changed that to iCloud.  How do I change it back so my syncs will work between my MacBook Pro and my iPhone and iPad.

We use whatapps and are always deleting the movies and video that we received.  We do this so we don't jump the 5gb limit in iCloud.  However, this morning the iCloud was in 500mb available.  When searching what apps as taking up, it was whatapps with 3.5gb as the largest.

The question is, if we delete videos contents in whatapps, it should also reduce the backup area in iCloud? (say, whatapps backup in icloud is 3.5gb, so we delete the device videos that sum up 2 gb, the next time it back up whatapps, the backup area in iCloud for whatapps should read 1.5gb)

Are we correct in this?  Besides buying more space in iCloud, what can we do to reduce this space? Can we find the Biggest Chats in WhatsApp and clean it up?

Please advice.
Can anyone recommend a Performance Test Benchmark software for Apple Mac's running OS X?

I'd like to measure the Disk/Ram/Disk-Swapping/etc on my current Mac against any scale/benchmark, so that I can go to the Apple store and purchase a new Apple Mac that is at least as fast as my current Mac, or compare the Performance of my other Macs again one another.
Working on transitioning our employees to be remote workers.  We want to have a virtualized office experience where we see and hear each other.  I tried that with Skype with on user and the video was awesome and sound was great...then after 10 minutes it crashed her computer.  So much for Skype.  Then we tried FaceTime using our phones, but the image was super grain-ey and blur-ey and sound was in and out.  

What suggestions do you guys have?  We would like good video and audio and have it done in a way that doesn't impact our workstations or tie up our office phones.

I had looked into this:

It's a little pricey and I don't think we need the robot maneuverability.

Anyway, I wonder about the bandwidth issue, or will that become an issue?  I am not sure what crashed her, but I assume Skype was hogging the internet bandwidth while she was VPN connected on her laptop and that somehow mucked the OS?
What URL(s) can I go to where I can enter the serial number of and determine the warranty expiration date of a Mac laptop?
Good Morning..

I am looking for a simple and easy solution in completing a basic time sheet via an app on mobile device.

Has anyone got ideas?
iTunes is syncing with new iPod but only some artists transferred.

How do I fix this?
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We may be transitioning to having multiple employees work remotely from home.  We are looking for ways to create an office environment, virtually.  I looked at this:

and it looks useful, but seems like it is just Facetime on a remote controlled dolly.  In their solution, they recommend using iPads on either end for displaying the video portion and the audio portion. The rep I spoke with from Double Robotics said he is in Washington DC and has a Robot unit in their San Fran office. He controls the robot and has it take "him" into his bosses office for a meeting, or down the hall for conference with co-workers.  Sound interesting, but in our application, we just have one group office here, then a few people "officing' from their house.

Do any of you have input or other suggestions on how a remote worker can have visual and audio of our office on a device at their office in their house?  Ideally it would be two-way, so that chatter in our office is heard there, and chatter there is heard here, thereby somewhat re-creating the group office experience.
I have a 4TB WD USB HDD (formatted in NTFS into 2 partitions) with many mp4 videos in them:
how can I watch them on my Macbook Pro OSX (think it's Mountain Lion) :
appreciate step by step instructions on how to install/use a freeware to read
NTFS USB HDD and play the MP4 videos (some of the MP4 files are as big as
55GB per file)
Hello I’m using a minidisplay to DVI converter on a retina 2013. Works fine inside OS x or Windows with bootcamp. The problem is the monitor stopped working and I will give my computer malfunction like it is to another person, but when I press Command + R to make the proper data deletion and re-installation to factory, the signal is not passed to the monitor and of course the monitor of the retina not work and I can’t operate. How can I make to pass the signal to the monitor with the mini display to DVI in restoration menu with Command + R

Thank you
How do I copy folder of 70 photos from latest version of OS X high Sierra to iPhone 8S (iOS 11.4) using iTunes. This is copying (or moving) photos without changing /deleting any other files. Ads for other Apps say iTunes can corrupt other files.
Failure with TimeMachine backups. OS Problem?

I had an external disk fail to complete the Time Machine backup with no error message, that I can find. I eventually started afresh using Disk Utility. BUT it still failed!

On another front, I have been told I should re-install the underlying OS on my machine, which I am afraid to do without a current backup!

I do use Cloud based Carbonite, but do not feel safe until I have a hard external backup disk.

The reason I was advised to re-install my OS was that while using Finder, incrementing through my pictures, sometimes the cursor jumps to the end of the list. I did try some small instruction on Mac start-up, if I recall, that involved holding down certain keys.

There was a second instruction, but I sadly can on longer find that post.

So, the last suggestion was to re-install the underlying OS. And it seems I am there right now.

Can anyone suggest a nest step for me?

I can not make a current backup of my machine.

We use iCloud contacts like crazy, like a lot, all of us.  We have it linked to all our Outlooks and it's continuously being updated.   However, is there a way we can go into iCoud our outlook and have a backup of these contacts?  Though we trust Apple iCloud is safeguard with our data, we want to also make some periodic backup.

Please advice.

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.