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macOS Photos App: How To Export Albums To Folders

macOS Photos app icon 216x216macOS Photos app cannot export selected albums to folders sustaining the original album’s name. Further more, macOS Photos app can even not export nested albums. However, nested Photos app albums are easily exported to folders using an app based on a applescript conserving the albums’ original names. The app is working on macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 and Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.

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PlexConnect And OpenPlex Running On Apple TV 7.2.2

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Apple TV 7.2.2 software and macOS 10.12.2 Sierra (final release). On December 12, 2016, Apple released Apple TV 7.2.2 software (build number 8015). The predecessor, Apple TV 7.2.1, was released almost a year ago, on Februar 25, 2016. I positively tested it on an Apple TV 3rd generation. Apple TV 7.2.2 improves general performance and stability compared to Apple TV 7.2.1.

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macOS: How To Fix Grayed Out Folders Or Files On Mac

macOS 10.12 sierra logo 256x256Typically, folders and files are displayed in macOS finder app in regular black font and can be accessed. In some cases, the folders and files are grayed out in macOS finder meaning you cannot move or delete files and folders and you cannot access them. Grayed out folders and files are often generated if copying files from one location to another, especially copying them from or to network drives. Grayed out folders and files show the ’24 January 1984′ error, meaning they are all dated with 01/24/1984.

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macOS: Fixing SMB Windows File Sharing Not Working On Mac

macOS 10.12 sierra logo 256x256SMB Windows file sharing not working on Mac after upgrading to macOS 10.12 Sierra or setting up a new Mac or MacBook via iCloud is easily fixed. For SMB windows file sharing, you need to select a user for activation. Sometimes, you cannot select the user because the user is grayed out. The real cause of this problem is that you most probably use the same password for accessing your Mac and as your iCloud password. Due to security reasons, you cannot use the same password for both your Mac and iCloud anymore. This fix also applies to Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

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Installing Huawei E3372 On macOS 10.12 Sierra

Huawei Logo 151x151A Huawei E3372 / Telekom Speedstick LTE V mobile broadband modem USB stick is easily installed on macOS 10.12 Sierra without using Mobile Partner software and despite Apple’s System Integrity Protection ‘csrutil’. Just use the following work around to get your Huawei E3372s-153 / T-Com Speedstick LTE V running on macOS 10.12 Sierra. This tweak also applies to Huawei E3276, Huawei K3765-HV (Vodafone K3765-HV) and any other Huawei mobile broadband modem like Huawei E160, Huawei E173, Huawei E3331, Huawei E3531, Huawei E3533 and Huawei K5150 (Vodafone K5150-H). If you also have a Windows 8 / 8.1 or Windows 10, you just follow the Windows 8 / 8.1 instructions for Huawei K3765

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macOS Sierra and High Sierra: How To Disable System Integrity Protection

macOS 10.12 sierra logo 256x256Learn how to disable Apple’s System Integrity Protection (‘SIP’) ‘csrutil’ on macOS 10.12 Sierra and macOS 10.13 High Sierra. System integrity Protection was introduced with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Due to improved OS security, you must disable the System Integrity Protection, also called “rootless”, for installing certain apps, e.g. OpenPlex or OpenPlex Lite, or devices, e.g. mobile broadband modems like Huawei E3276 (Telekom Speedstick LTE III), Huawei E3372 (Telekom Speedstick LTE V) or Huawei K3765-HV (Vodafone K3765-HV).

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Plex, PlexConnect And OpenPlex Running On macOS 10.12 Sierra

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on macOS 10.12 Sierra. On June 13, 2016, Apple announced macOS 10.12 Sierra on WWWDC 2016. I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2.1 software. I succesfully installed OpenPlex using wahlman.j’s workaround on macOS 10.12 Sierra. The new macOS 10.12 Sierra got a bunch of new features like, e.g., Sire on Mac, improved Photos app, Apple Pay on web, auto unlock your Mac with Apple Watch, universal clipboard, improved iCloud Drive with optimised storage on your Mac, renewed Messages app. Find more about macOS 10.12 Sierra

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Fixing ‘Cannot Connect MacBook To iPhone Via Bluetooth’

Apple bluetooth logo 128x128Learn how to fix the issue ‘cannot connect MacBook to iPhone via bluetooth’. If you try for the first time to connect and pair your new MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or MacBook 12 inch to your iPhone (5, 5S, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, iPad air, iPad Pro) or any iOS device via bluetooth tethering, you probably got the message ‘Connection unsuccessful’ and ‘your MacBook’s name‘ is not supported’ on your iOS device and ‘Network is unavailable’ on your MacBook. I bet, you had already set up a Personal Hotspot on your iOS device before. And that’s the source of the problem. I will show you the fix in the following.

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macOS: Fixing Sidebar’s Favorites Not Showing In Finder And Apps

OS X 10.11 El Capitan finder iconLearn how to fix ‘sidebar’s favorites not showing’ in macOS finder and apps like macOS mail, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Microsoft Office or any other app. In macOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan and OS X 10.10 Yosemite  the sidebar’s favorites folder list sometimes just disappears and got lost. This happens due to an issue in the macOS finder app, if you have not restarted your mac, iMac or Macbook for a long time.

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iOS: Install WhatsApp On iPad With Messenger Plus For WhatsApp

Messenger+ for WhatsApp for iPad iconInstall WhatsApp on iPad with the iOS app Messenger+ for WhatsApp. No Jailbreak is required, Messenger+ for WhatsApp mirrors all information on iPhone using WhatsApp Web in a more comfortable way. WhatApp Web is working without jailbreak on iOS 8, iOS 9, iOS 10, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan and macOS 10.12 Sierra. In the past, WhatsApp on iPad without jailbreak was working on iOS 7 and iOS 8 up to version 2.11.8.