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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By vansmith
This is a widespread issue. Yosemite introduced a...

This is a widespread issue. Yosemite introduced a new system default font that doesn't go so well with non-retina displays. The best you can do is either use a retina display (which, as you'll know,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 03:37 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
And Yosemite just locked up on me and randomly...

And Yosemite just locked up on me and randomly shut down my MBP. Honestly, I swear Apple is trying to drive me away from the Mac platform...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
Success! Finally, Mail can send emails through my...

Success! Finally, Mail can send emails through my Gmail account. I fooled with the port numbers after seeing that Outlook's auto-setup (which worked wonderfully) had a different port number. Changed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By vansmith
Welcome to the club - it's frustrating. Do...

Welcome to the club - it's frustrating.

Do you have any luck if you try a different mail client?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Today, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By vansmith
Messages is the successor to iChat (along with...

Messages is the successor to iChat (along with FaceTime). You can use a variety of email addresses as your contact info but you'll need an Apple ID to set it up.

It won't affect any other chat...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By vansmith
See if any of those sites have non-Flash based...

See if any of those sites have non-Flash based alternatives. YouTube, for instance has an HTML5 powered version of their player (see here (https://www.youtube.com/html5)).
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By vansmith
Moved to a more appropriate forum - not an iOS...

Moved to a more appropriate forum - not an iOS development question.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
Does your 07 MBP make the system requirement cut?...

Does your 07 MBP make the system requirement cut? If not, yeah, you're going to have a terrible time. ;)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By vansmith
It's an old article but I'm hoping that MS hasn't...

It's an old article but I'm hoping that MS hasn't changed their tune. Office 2011 is fine but it desperately needs a refresh. The current incarnation of the ribbon needs some updating (I expect it to...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By vansmith
Did it look anything like the text here:...

Did it look anything like the text here: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorem_ipsum#Example_text? If so, that's called "Lorem Ipsum" text. It's Latin and often used a filler for a template or as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
Nah, come on, it's fun over here! :P See,...

Nah, come on, it's fun over here! :P

See, chscag knows it's fun. ;)

I never would have guessed that this would work. Note to self: bake broken computers. Haha.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 111
Posted By vansmith
What was that URL? What browser are you using?...

What was that URL? What browser are you using? Have you tried another?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By vansmith
When you log in to your 365 account, there should...

When you log in to your 365 account, there should be a download link to the current Mac version which, as of right now, is 2011. I'd give you more direct options but I'm on a Windows box right now...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
Yes, yes it is. Lisa, want to send some of...

Yes, yes it is.

Lisa, want to send some of that magic/luck this way? I'm still fighting to understand what's happening.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 111
Posted By vansmith
We need significantly more detail. How do you...

We need significantly more detail. How do you know this? Are you getting an error message? What browser are you using?

For the future, please consider reading the "Writing a Quality Post" article...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
This is a great example of how a small tweak can...

This is a great example of how a small tweak can really shift the aesthetics of something especially when the changes affects the system as a whole (perhaps nothing is more aesthetically pervasive...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
This seems to be an issue for some of our members...

This seems to be an issue for some of our members as well (myself included). I managed to get one of my two up and running but my regular Gmail account remains unusable (it can receive but can't...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By vansmith
A Time Machine backup isn't bootable. You need to...

A Time Machine backup isn't bootable. You need to use something that can create one including SuperDuper.

Note - some software might be deactivated through this process. For example, you'll have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
I'm not inferring anything; at no point I have...

I'm not inferring anything; at no point I have suggested that my experiences are generalizable to all cases. Indeed, recommending that people avoid it is not suggesting that it's universally bad and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
At no point did I suggest that my experiences...

At no point did I suggest that my experiences were universal. And, it is possible that it's not something I did - I like to think I know enough about how to use my Mac that I'd be able to pinpoint...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By vansmith
Oh most definitely. A clean install is always the...

Oh most definitely. A clean install is always the best route to go. An upgrade will do in a pinch but if you have a few spare hours to set everything up again, it's the way to go.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-19-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By vansmith
An SD card is a poor choice for TM backups. They...

An SD card is a poor choice for TM backups. They are, for lack of a better word, brittle. You'd be much better off with an external hard disk.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 3,560
Posted By vansmith
And Yosemite just screwed me once again. Nothing...

And Yosemite just screwed me once again. Nothing would open, for whatever reason, and then upon trying to restart, the menu bar disappeared and nothing else happened.

Maybe Apple hired the interns...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 10-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By vansmith
It's made ruling with an iron fist on the go much...

It's made ruling with an iron fist on the go much easier. ;)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,107
Posted By vansmith
I read on their forums that the developer only...

I read on their forums that the developer only releases compatible versions after the final release of new versions of OS X. So, it might be a while before we see one.
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