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How to unlock my iphone 6+ after factory reset in Iran?

I’m living in Iran and Apple does not provide direct support here. I had to factory reset my phone due to some problems and after that my sim card is not recognized any more. It seems (some service guy said) that the phone is locked to some operator abroad (I don’t know which, I don’t […]

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How do iOS devices perform on-device machine learning on photos while most of the photos are uploaded to iCloud?

When iCloud photo is enabled, all photos are uploaded to iCloud and only a low-resolution copy is saved on the phone for browsing, the high res photo is download on-demand if the user clicks it. Photos app will perform on-device machine learning when the device is not in use and is charging(typically while you’re sleeping) […]

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Big Sur 11.2 keeps forgetting Location Permission for Chrome

Seemingly every week Chrome will lose it’s location permission and require me to re-check its box in the Privacy settings. Did I do something to make the exception temporary? Does it reset when Chrome updates? Can I say I permanently trust it?

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How to change multiple text file names? [closed]

soilbase.0.out.satur.00001.pfb soilbase.0.out.satur.00002.pfb soilbase.0.out.satur.00003.pfb soilbase.0.out.satur.00004.pfb soilbase.0.out.satur.00005.pfb I have files like these and I need to rename like as below, soilbase.1512.out.satur.01513.pfb soilbase.1512.out.satur.01514.pfb soilbase.1512.out.satur.01515.pfb soilbase.1512.out.satur.01516.pfb soilbase.1512.out.satur.01517.pfb I wrote a code to rename, it run but outcome is not exactly what I want. my script is as below function rename() { echo "———————————————— STARTED ————————————————" # Counter. COUNTER=1 # […]

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Facetime Unknown Caller late at night

I received a facetime call from an unknown caller…they called me at 10:30 pm (nighttime)…I did not know the caller…I do not know how they received my number…I was shocked to see that the unknown people could see me in my home late at night through my phone…it showed their number, but I didn’t know […]

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AppleScript: “Repeat” Loop Only Works With Variable

Very curious as to why this works (the context is an open and activated/frontmost Safari window displaying the "Customize Toolbar" sheet): tell application "System Events" tell process "Safari" set entireContents to entire contents of sheet 1 of front window repeat with x in entireContents if class of x is image and description of x contains […]

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Problems Reformatting SSD on mid 2015 Retina 15″ MBP

When I purchased the subject laptop last year I replaced the original Apple SSD with a non-Apple 2 TB SSD. For years I have always kept OS and data on separate drives or at least separate partitions. That always made backups and moving data to new machines simple for me. This time I struggled to […]

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Problems Reformatting SSD on mid 2015 Retina 15″ MBP

When I purchased the subject laptop last year I replaced the original Apple SSD with a non-Apple 2 TB SSD. For years I have always kept OS and data on separate drives or at least separate partitions. That always made backups and moving data to new machines simple for me. This time I struggled to […]

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Problems Reformatting SSD on mid 2015 Retina 15″ MBP

When I purchased the subject laptop last year I replaced the original Apple SSD with a non-Apple 2 TB SSD. For years I have always kept OS and data on separate drives or at least separate partitions. That always made backups and moving data to new machines simple for me. This time I struggled to […]

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Have raw pbundle data on drive, need it to be recognize as time machine

So I made a home-brewed linux / raspberry pi time machine more or less like this. I ended up with time machine data stored on an ext4 partition shared via samba that was successfully recognized and used as a time machine backup destination my my mac. The drive holds 3TB of information, so it’s full […]