MacMost: Question and Answer Forum

The MacMost Question and Answer Forum is a place where you can ask how-to questions about your Mac, iPhone, iPad and other Apple products. MacMost specializes in tutorials, tips and techniques of the “how-to” variety, as opposed to “fix-it” questions that are more about something not working as expected.


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1/15/10
I have been importing photos from my iPhone via iPhoto for the past few months. Yesterday, while writing a blog, I wanted to embed a photo I had taken on my iPhone, which I knew to be in iPhoto. Using Finder I opened Pictures, but could not open the iPhoto library folder. It ... (5 Comments)
1/14/10
I take a lot of photos. I like to make slideshows of them, burn them onto a DVD and send it to family. The photos look fantastic on my new Macbook Pro, but the photo quality isn’t as good on the DVD as the Mac. When I play back the photos on an HD TV, they look fuzzy. What ... (29 Comments)
1/14/10
I have documents on my mac created in pages and would like to have them on my iphone is this possible? Is there an app available can someone help please — Andy ... (4 Comments)
1/13/10
I have been syncing an iPhone with iTunes since the phone came out. A few weeks ago I had my iPhone 3G replaced under warranty and for some reason iTunes won’t “remember” my sync options for podcasts anymore. Previously, I was able to check off which shows I ... (2 Comments)
1/13/10
Hello, I have 3 Macbook Pro’s and one AirPort Extreme (bought dec 2008), all has been working flawlessly for a year until about two-three weeks ago. This is what happens: Old Macbook Pro (2007) – Works perfectly 100% of the time, always at least 20mbit/s ... (6 Comments)
1/12/10
I have three Macs plus an external drive that all have similar, but not identical iTunes libraries. I would like to figure out what is the best way to really sync them, or merge them and have them all sync off of one master drive. What is the best way to do this? — Todd ... (1 Comment)
1/12/10
I watched your video on how to manually and automatically remove programs from your mac system. In the video you emphasise that there are tons of free-ware and shareware to remove these programs . Could you please recommend 1 or 2 which you find superior to the rest . Kind ... (5 Comments)
1/12/10
I wanted to see if I could import video from an old Sharp Hi 8 video video camera. All it came with is a Audio video out for a tv. Is there an adapter I could use. — Gary McNeil ... (1 Comment)
1/12/10
hi gary sorry to trouble you again & again i need asoft ware which will note all the tasks for an event and then designate the task to the concern persons so that i can mail or give a printed list to the persons to do the job example if i have to organize a fair i need to 1) ... (2 Comments)
1/12/10
Hi, Just got the app a couple of days ago. I like it because it’s simple and fun. My question is – how is this done? the camera is obviously working in real time so how can you make those shooting marks at the same time? Curious. — GiliM ... (1 Comment)
1/12/10
Hey Gary I wanted to know how can i listen to Pandora in my car using a Touch. — Donnie ... (1 Comment)
1/11/10
Hey Gary my name is Michael. I am a loyal listener and a MacMost Switching to the Mac buyer. I am emailing in regards to the MacMost answer for 1/11 about the question of launching iPhoto or not when you plug in a device. Actually it is very easy and can be done using OS X. ... (1 Comment)
1/11/10
Hi Gary, I recently uploaded some pictures from my camera into iPhoto and realized after I was done that the date on the camera was wrong. So the pictures appear in the wrong order when sorted by date. I have looked around but I cannot see how to change the date on these ... (1 Comment)
1/11/10
Is there any way to delete multiple messages in Apple Mail. — Gary McNeil ... (3 Comments)
1/10/10
Hi Gary, I am familiar with Apple TV and have synced my MacBook with my friend’s and had great success viewing iTunes purchased materials and ripped movies. My question is should I have any hesitation buying a refurbished Apple TV from Apple? I have a Apple gift card ... (1 Comment)
1/10/10
hi gary i wish ti buy a mac book pro for my husband but i have read about the tablet in yahoo should i wait for the mac tablet or should i buy the pro please guide — nova ... (3 Comments)
1/9/10
I have a Canon miniDV (ZR85) camcorder with firewire port. Want to transfer the video from the tape into my MB aluminium (13.3), which doesn’t have a firewire port. Any suggestion? Thanks! — Rajesh ... (1 Comment)
1/9/10
Hello Everyone I just downloaded a couple of home design software packages and was wondering if anyone had opinions on either one and new were to read reviews? Thankyou — Todd Brockway ... (1 Comment)
1/9/10
I read that there’s an audio bug with the 2009 Mac Pro where using audio devices, e.g. listening to iTunes while ripping a CD increases the CPU temperature abnormally. What’s your opinion of smcFanControl, and other utility program that’s better? I found ... (5 Comments)
1/8/10
I have a number of iPhoto & Flickr albums that are synced from my iPhoto library. However, I use multiple iPhoto libraries, and each time I open up my non-default library it has trouble because it tries to sync the FB albums and (of course) can’t find all the pics. ... (1 Comment)