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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Today, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Beatles4Life
If you're using a universal to British plug...

If you're using a universal to British plug adaptor (Dubai has the same plugs/voltage as the UK), that might be the problem. I had the same thing happen with my MacBook Pro when I was in England. I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-14-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Beatles4Life
I can't speak for Best Buy because I've never...

I can't speak for Best Buy because I've never used their recycling services, but when Ian the Power Mac G4 bit the dust, I took him to an e-waste donation centre (after shedding lots of tears). As...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Beatles4Life
At birthday parties as a kid, my mother always...

At birthday parties as a kid, my mother always made me write my thank you cards as soon as possible (sometimes right after the guests had left!). (And for the record, I'm about the same age as Nick's...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 09-12-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By Beatles4Life
You're not the only one, mars47. I prefer having...

You're not the only one, mars47. I prefer having a click wheel iPod, and despite having a touch screen mobile phone, I have no desire to have an iPod touch. If I do decide to update from my 2008...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 09-09-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,023
Posted By Beatles4Life
I have that affliction as well, but it isn't just...

I have that affliction as well, but it isn't just limited to gadgets. I've been known on several occasions to get some fancy new make-up (I have a particular weakness for eye-liner) just because I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-05-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Beatles4Life
No, you can't, but you can download programmes...

No, you can't, but you can download programmes from the BBC website using their special iPlayer download programme, which is called BBC iPlayer Downloads. Once you download the shows of your choice,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-27-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By Beatles4Life
Schuko (Spanish/EU) extension cords

After having spent a considerable amount of time in the UK, I'm going to Spain for a month and want to take Norwood the 2010 MacBook Pro with me. I am now in the process of trying to find some sort...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-06-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By Beatles4Life
Here are a few apps that I use frequently: ...

Here are a few apps that I use frequently:

Bubble (free game where you pop different coloured bubbles - simple yet highly addictive)
Image Well - this one isn't free, but I like to use it to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-06-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Beatles4Life
There may be a more obvious solution to your...

There may be a more obvious solution to your problem that I am unaware of, but my way of going around this issue was to create a folder inside my Applications folder (mine, just for reference, is...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-06-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,122
Posted By Beatles4Life
Those are some adorable pets. Here...

Those are some adorable pets. Here (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y137/PunchUpYourFrogTunic/Fluffy%20cats/mitzicase_zps398d2bb0.jpg) is a picture of my tortoise shell cat, Mitzi. She is extremely...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-30-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,918
Posted By Beatles4Life
Oh dear, I've got exactly the same kind of MBP as...

Oh dear, I've got exactly the same kind of MBP as you, barrelbowl, but I haven't installed Mavericks yet. Now I'm feeling slightly apprehensive.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-29-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By Beatles4Life
I'm actually looking for a new mouse as well...

I'm actually looking for a new mouse as well because my current mouse, a beloved and very ancient Kensington Optical Elite, doesn't work with Mavericks. The two that caught my eye were the Logitech...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-27-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By Beatles4Life
I just tried booting up from the USB stick. It...

I just tried booting up from the USB stick. It lives!!! :D

Thanks for your help, dtravis7. Now I know how Victor Frankenstein must have felt.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By Beatles4Life
I think I've done it. The Mavericks Installer...

I think I've done it. The Mavericks Installer application is now on the USB stick. :D Thanks for all of your help, dtravis7.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By Beatles4Life
I've already got the OS X Base System Icon on my...

I've already got the OS X Base System Icon on my desktop. I'm not going in the wrong order, am I? :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By Beatles4Life
I'm giving the Mac World instructions a go. The...

I'm giving the Mac World instructions a go. The Packages file is copying as I'm typing this.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-26-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Beatles4Life
I use Dashboard all the time. I have a nice...

I use Dashboard all the time. I have a nice little weather app that I check constantly. Other widgets I use frequently include the conversion widget, dictionary, and thesaurus (this one was...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By Beatles4Life
harryb2448, I tried the Create Install media...

harryb2448, I tried the Create Install media method, and it didn't work. As I understand it, Snow Leopard is too old to use this command.

dtravis7, I have to run Terminal in admin mode, right?
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By Beatles4Life
Thank you both for your replies, chscag and...

Thank you both for your replies, chscag and dtravis7.

With regards to Disk Maker (formerly Lion Disk Maker), I used version 3, which (as far as I know) is the most recent version. Disk Maker kept...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By Beatles4Life
Problems creating a Mavericks bootable USB disk in Snow Leopard

I've just downloaded Mavericks, and am now in the process of backing everything up and doing software updates before I begin the installation process.

However, before I install Mavericks, I want...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-15-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By Beatles4Life
Disappearing Spotlight photo comments

Recently I've noticed that my Spotlight comments have been disappearing. I did some searching around the forum and noticed that other people have had similar issues, but unlike them, mine are only...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-15-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 187,840
Posted By Beatles4Life
Here's one of me with Wenlock the Olympic mascot....

Here's one of me with Wenlock the Olympic mascot.

http://imageshack.us/a/img28/8352/bue9.jpg
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-15-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,293
Posted By Beatles4Life
My brother and cousin both initially made fun of...

My brother and cousin both initially made fun of me for getting my first Mac when I went off to university. Fast-forward ten years and both of them have owned at least one Mac and one iPhone each. As...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-05-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Beatles4Life
Thanks so much McYukon, chas_m, and hugtheslug...

Thanks so much McYukon, chas_m, and hugtheslug for your very useful advice, links, and pinball icon.

That track pad mouse sounds a lot more appealing now, and it's nice to know that there are...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-03-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Beatles4Life
I think the beginning of the sentence is in the...

I think the beginning of the sentence is in the conditional, and the end of the sentence is in the present tense. I would change it to "I would greatly appreciate it if you corrected me." Just a...
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