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Forum: iOS and Apps Today, 02:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By Alwyn
Problems with Calendar on iOS devices

Following installation of Yosemite calendar is only showing data for current month. On both occasions when this has happened I have resolved problem by checking, unchecking and checking default...
Forum: iOS and Apps Today, 02:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By Alwyn
Installing iOS 8.1

Thanks. Successfully installed.
Forum: iOS and Apps Yesterday, 02:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By Alwyn
I can't install 8.1 'cos my newspaper app is...

I can't install 8.1 'cos my newspaper app is taking up 2.87GB. I've tried deleting back editions but to no effect.

As the subscription is about to go up by 50% I'll probably delete it next month....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-22-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Alwyn
Yes it is a new hard drive. Before I do that it...

Yes it is a new hard drive. Before I do that it has occurred to me that, if I buy a larger capacity drive, i.e. 1TB+ instead of 500GB, I could partition the drive and use it with CCC on both iMacs. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-22-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Alwyn
Setting up a PC formatted hard drive

I have bought an external hard drive that's set up for use with a PC (FATS?). I have been told that I could reformat it for use with my iMac. I want to use it with Carbon Copy Cloner.

Should I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-21-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 403
Posted By Alwyn
Having read Lisa's and others' comments I would...

Having read Lisa's and others' comments I would strongly advise following CHSCAG's advice to me to install Carbon Copy Cloner or similar before installing Yosemite. I have decided to do this having...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-18-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Alwyn
Lost e-mail account following Yosemite installation

My primary iCloud account is sending but no longer receiving e-mail following Yosemite installation.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Alwyn
Calendar lost following Yosemite installation

RESOLVED.

We have lost two of the calendars on one iMac following installation of Yosemite. They are still on mini iPad, the other iMac and iPhone.

After initial problems with e-mail accounts...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Alwyn
Yosemite using out of date Apple ID

RESOLVED

I have installed Yosemite on my wife's iMac but the primary iCloud was out of date. I deleted it but this removed one of her e-mail accounts although its still in her mini iPad.

I've...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Alwyn
Carbon Copy Cloner

Thanks chscag. I've been meaning to get around to installing it. How big a drive do I need?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Alwyn
Okay, not a problem, but otherwise what is the...

Okay, not a problem, but otherwise what is the purpose of the setup assistant and do I need it?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Alwyn
Copying Yosemite to another iMac

I've successfully installed Yosemite, although the Set up Assistant failed.

I want to install it on my wife's iMac. Can I do that without downloading it from the internet?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 4,622
Posted By Alwyn
I've downloaded successfully but the Setup...

I've downloaded successfully but the Setup Assistant has failed twice. I don't know either what it does or how to rectify the problem if there is one.
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-30-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Alwyn
Yes. The first thing I did was to alter something...

Yes. The first thing I did was to alter something slightly in Calendars to see if it changed in other devices. It did.

I have now responded to the request and seem to be able to write a new...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-30-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Alwyn
Required Apple ID in Mail?

Since upgrading to iOS 8.0.2 I am being asked for my Apple ID when writing a new e-mail from my iCloud e-mail address.

I have just clicked on Cancel and sent it successfully but would like to know...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-27-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks pm-r. The first option didn't change...

Thanks pm-r. The first option didn't change things. The second worked after one failed attempt. As far as chscag's suggestion goes my newspaper automatically deletes editions after a week but I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-27-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Alwyn
iOS 8.0.2

I can't install iOS 8.0.2 without deleting items in Usage Settings. There I find that my newspaper is using 2.7 GB. If I go to my iPad in iTunes from my iMac it says that only 14Mb is being used by...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,446
Posted By Alwyn
Sorry to disagree with you on this but a...

Sorry to disagree with you on this but a corporation is a singular body in the UK as well. True, people often say 'the team are' etc nowadays but grammatically it is incorrect. You certainly...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-23-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Alwyn
Powering wirelessly

So you're saying that printers, scanners, modems can all be powered wirelessly? I have two wireless printers but they still have to be plugged in to a socket. If they can be powered wirelessly...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-23-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Alwyn
Power solutions for UK users

Does anyone have practical solutions to solve the cat's cradle of cables, sockets and plugs?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-13-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,045
Posted By Alwyn
A number of password terms have been used in this...

A number of password terms have been used in this thread: system password, 1 password and master password.

I have 2 questions

First I have my iMac as well as other devices set to require a...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-08-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Alwyn
iTunes scam

Many thanks for your quick concise reply.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-07-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Alwyn
iTunes renewal

I have received an e-mail from an address updated.id09@e.service.com dated 5 Sep but only picked up now saying that my iTunes account expres in less than 3 days time. Is this genuine?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-25-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,954
Posted By Alwyn
[QUOTE=chscag;1599535]What Windows files? ...

[QUOTE=chscag;1599535]What Windows files? Assuming you mean Windows programs, which ones?

"There is virtual software: Parallels, Fusion, VirtualBox (free). All require a legal copy of Windows....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,152
Posted By Alwyn
The origins of the name are interesting too. I...

The origins of the name are interesting too. I spent part of my childhood in the 1940's Stateside. I remember we had a viewer into which you put a circular card with colour/color photographs which...
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