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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...
I’m about two hours into a text-only website, (no page numbers) and I want to know if I can search for a specific word, phrase, name o...
This 1 TB WD drive is my manual backup of Time Machine. I did a backup to this drive on May 12, 2017. Now When I plug this USB 1TB drive, it...
I am on an iPad Air, OS 10.3.1. Sadly, I’ve saved tons of bookmarks as ‘favorites’ instead. I have created folders and can...
When Mail opens is appears on 3 desktops, all are identical. How can I change this? —– Ed Robidoux...
All of my photos are arranged according to the title I give each photo. It aggravates me that, when I create a “Shared Album” fo...
Hi! am using OS SIERRA, and wanted to know which is the best app that would allow me to first import photos and videos from my phone to my m...
I want to restart my headless macMini via an appleScript, scheduled by multiple iCal Alerts. I’ve found that because  reopens apps ...
When I connect my iPhone, or iPad to my Mac, all my new photos get copied over to the Mac, but I don’t see any options for deleting th...
My computer is mac OS Sierra Version 10.12.5. I want to send copies of a message to a group without showing theirs names or emails. With Mai...
Some of my playlist songs are louder than others. Is there a way to level the volume of all the songs in the playlist, i.e., select All, the...
I really liked your “Using live stock prices in Numbers” Is there a way to do the same thing on a commodity live price spreadshe...
Is Adobe Flash safe to use on MacBookPro Sierra 10.12.5? If not, what are my alternatives and how do I get them? Thank you in advance —...
I’m betting that there is an online course, or publication about Macs and VPNs — how they work, how to set up, how to use. IR...

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