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I am half way through creating a movie in iMovie on my laptop and would like to continue on my iMac. How do I transfer all the relevant data...
Just watched iMovie course. I liked the effect where Gary took a video with a green background and then changed the background. If I take a ...
Is there a way to get rid of the “blue circle” that appears around my location (domicile) when I use Maps. I want if off so that...
Using terminal command sudo nvram BootAudio=%01 dosen’t seem to work I get this answer sudo: unable to stat /etc/sudoers: Permission d...
How do I view newest Photo first using the Photos App? My sort option in my Photos App is all greyed out so I cannot change the sequence of ...
What’s the best app for merging audio files? I tried doing the “add clip to end” option in Quicktime’s edit menu lik...
I have an iPad Air I have been using for a couple of years. I backup the iPad to my iMac every once in a while. I plan to buy a new iPad Pro...
I have many photos in a iMovie project and I want a particular transition in between each photo. Is there a way to automatically put the cho...
Transfer video audio from a dvd. —– John E....
I have a Photos database that I would like to import all my Aperture photos and videos into. I know I can export the photos out of Aperture ...
I am working on a long Pages document which mainly consists of text copied and pasted from a TextEdit version which was probably a Word docu...
My iPad Air 2 (iOS 10) (no cellular) got stolen. Now I am afraid of my data. The iPad had a 4 digit lock pin assigned. I use the find my iPh...
My iMac uses Quick Time as the default for playing downloaded videos, but it can’t play .avi files, for example, whereas Iplayer can p...
Will be touring in Alaska. At the end of the day I’d like to back up my SD memory card to a Visiontek USB 3.0 solid state stick. Do yo...
I would like to transfer songs from my wife’s Macbook to my iMac, which does not have a cd drive. The songs were originally from a cd,...
Hey Gary, I am on a 5k iMac and using Safari web browser. I was wondering if there is a key combo that will bring up a search box to search ...
I have Itunes 12.6.1 and i have url stream links that just dont open or sound. I am connected with mi id and the sender of the link uses sam...
Hi Gary, I am using an older Mac with “only” 80 gig hard drive. Operating system is 10.11.6. When the conversion from iPhoto hap...
In safari I want to email a page, use to find that in the share button. Is not there any more, how to I email to the share button? —&#...
Using conditional highlighting in Numbers 4.2, I have set random cells within the same column to display red characters if the value was gre...
How do I decline an unwanted incoming call when the screen on my iPhone 7 is locked? —– Steve Wolf...
Powerphotos by FatCat Software is the successor to iPhoto Library Manager. Was looking for a tutorial on it, OR archiving and getting all th...
I recently made some major changes to my photos’s on my Mac using Photo. How to I get my iPhone and iPad to update to the changes I ha...
Apple have just released the updates, and I’m having trouble mastering the functions to convert currency in Numbers. Could you please ...
A friend of mine often needs a little help with some tasks. Usually the 15 mile trip takes a lot longer than fixing a problem. A video or de...
I just realised i erased pictures in my photos from an important event. As far as i remember i have a backup of those done in Time Machine i...
iTunes keeps a copy of all my iOS apps on my Mac. Is that necessary? —– John Roberts...
I would like to switch back to Safari as my default browser. That being said, I have become very comfortable and happy with Firefox’s ...
I have more than a few smart folders that are in my favorites, residing in the left pane of finder. After recent High Sierra install, they a...
Is Toshiba Canvio Slim for Mac, suitable for my Mac OS Sierra 10.12.5 —– Brian...

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