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Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports Yesterday, 04:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,720
Posted By chas_m
Re-reading this entire thread, it's pretty funny...

Re-reading this entire thread, it's pretty funny to watch the pivot happen.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge Yesterday, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By chas_m
Or maybe just buy a smartphone that doesn't need...

Or maybe just buy a smartphone that doesn't need to be reset, and thus doesn't need to have its battery removed ... and has all-day battery life ... like an iPhone.




SD cards = slloooow,...
Forum: Security Awareness Yesterday, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By chas_m
Sorry, I didn't see that you have said you ran it...

Sorry, I didn't see that you have said you ran it before.

I was having an issue with reddit myself a while back, but it went away on its own.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports Yesterday, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By chas_m
I have (long story) about three spare BT...

I have (long story) about three spare BT keyboards around the place, so whenever I want to go out I always ask myself what type of writing I'm going to be doing.

If it's something that involves...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 04:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 375
Posted By chas_m
For Tom's future reference: the USB installer you...

For Tom's future reference: the USB installer you made with your copy of Yosemite still has your Apple ID associated with it. Your Apple ID is embedded in the installer unless you got the copy of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By chas_m
Without relative pricing, it's hard to say. That...

Without relative pricing, it's hard to say. That model is a pretty nice one, but it is hobbled by a very weak video chipset (since you are running pro-level apps, this could be a factor). A good...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-16-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By chas_m
Snow Leopard should be considered unsafe -- it...

Snow Leopard should be considered unsafe -- it has MANY flaws that can be exploited (that were discovered well after support was dropped for it.

In a recent discussion about the referenced problem...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-16-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By chas_m
Thank you for the detailed machine info. Pat...

Thank you for the detailed machine info. Pat yourself on the back, you didn't waste anyone's time, including yours!

The answer is no. Macs can't run any system older than the one they shipped...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-16-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By chas_m
I have been thinking about this a lot, because...

I have been thinking about this a lot, because I've been commissioned to write an article on this very topic and sent a copy of DW5 as part of that.

In a nutshell, DW5 is better and faster than...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-16-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By chas_m
SEE ALSO: Pages. Numbers. Keynote. Final Cut....

SEE ALSO: Pages. Numbers. Keynote. Final Cut. iWeb. iDVD. iMovie. Garageband. AppleWorks for more than five years after it was discontinued. Myriad third-party programs, but I'll mention just one:...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-16-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 790
Posted By chas_m
I'm not exactly sure what you meant by this so I...

I'm not exactly sure what you meant by this so I hesitate to call you wrong, but the way I read it you are wrong.

Apple has stopped updating iPhoto as of Yosemite (iow, they did issue an update to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-16-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By chas_m
There's no harm in running OnyX...

There's no harm in running OnyX (http://www.titanium.free.fr/downloadonyx.php) every day if that's what you want; it's just an enormous waste of time and resources.

I'm on my computer as close to...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-16-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By chas_m
So, original poster was confused or trying to...

So, original poster was confused or trying to load something not legit.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-16-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By chas_m
Stay away from Wondershare or similarly-named...

Stay away from Wondershare or similarly-named companies. Chinese spammers.

There hasn't really been a viable third-party manager for an iPod since about a year after iTunes came out.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-16-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By chas_m
I haven't gotten my hands on one yet, so I can...

I haven't gotten my hands on one yet, so I can only live vicariously through others like the guy who wrote the piece I linked to. I'm less concerned about the USB-C port (which can be converted into...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-15-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By chas_m
First Look at new 12-inch Retina MacBook

First Look: All-new 12-inch Apple MacBook | Electronista (http://www.electronista.com/articles/15/04/14/apple.takes.lessons.from.mobile.to.make.the.ultimate.ultraportable.notebook/)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By chas_m
This is reason one of **FIVE** that I give my...

This is reason one of **FIVE** that I give my students to stop putting things on the freakin' desktop!
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-12-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By chas_m
It's not an apology. I got that information...

It's not an apology. I got that information straight from Apple engineer.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-11-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,785
Posted By chas_m
Here's the thing about "why does Mac only have XX...

Here's the thing about "why does Mac only have XX percent marketshare" (with XX being whatever the actual percentage is, it's much lower than Windows though not as low as it once was).

If you only...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By chas_m
I hate to disagree with my colleagues, but for...

I hate to disagree with my colleagues, but for security reasons it is now unsafe to run anything earlier than 10.10.3. While I'd also be the first to say the chances of the bug referenced in the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By chas_m
Just for future reference: the Photos app does...

Just for future reference: the Photos app does NOT transfer your iPhoto Library (or Aperture Library) at all.

It creates a "reference" (pointer) to the photos inside the existing iPhoto or...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-11-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By chas_m
If your Windows library was in iTunes already,...

If your Windows library was in iTunes already, then it should transfer over mostly intact to your Mac, from which you can transfer them to iTunes. The WMAs will need to be converted to a standard...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-11-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 418
Posted By chas_m
I do think Apple was surprised by...

I do think Apple was surprised by stronger-than-expected demand. I think they knew they would do okay, but this is a brand new product ... as in COMPLETELY new product ... and thus no real way to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By chas_m
There's a host of things that could be causing...

There's a host of things that could be causing that, but a new machine should be running well. Take it to the nearest Apple Store and make a Genius appointment for it.
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-11-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By chas_m
Connect to iTunes, back it up, restore as new,...

Connect to iTunes, back it up, restore as new, then restore back from your backup.
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