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Forum: Apple Desktops Today, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By chas_m
Rumours are usually off in many important ways. I...

Rumours are usually off in many important ways. I will say that it would be a strange change in direction if Apple used a media event to talk about more than one platform. They have never done this...
Forum: iOS and Apps Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By chas_m
Is this device jailbroken or unlocked? How was...

Is this device jailbroken or unlocked? How was that done if it was done?
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By chas_m
If your Mac is crashing more than once a YEAR,...

If your Mac is crashing more than once a YEAR, there is something wrong. The only question really is, is it software or hardware. The evidence you've provided would indicate hardware. I'm wondering...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By chas_m
I am fortunate to have moved from (literally) the...

I am fortunate to have moved from (literally) the lightning capital of the US to Vancouver Island, where lightning and thunder are both extremely rare. The only lightning I see around here is the...
Forum: iOS and Apps Today, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By chas_m
Did you change SIMs before you left, or after you...

Did you change SIMs before you left, or after you arrived in Spain? A Spanish SIM would be an easy explanation, with an even more obvious fix: put back your UK SIM.

It's possible your Spanish...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By chas_m
Is there some particular reason the technician...

Is there some particular reason the technician you hired to fix your trackpad -- didn't fix your trackpad as you asked? Could he not reproduce the issue?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Today, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By chas_m
Here you go:...

Here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQqY1325BQY
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By chas_m
Have you tried cleaning your desktop? You may...

Have you tried cleaning your desktop? You may well have icons on top of other icons, and really you should not have ANY icons on your desktop other than the hard drive itself (and perhaps a few...
Forum: Sponsored Cyber Deals Yesterday, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By chas_m
I think you all know my views on anti-virus...

I think you all know my views on anti-virus programs. I am anti-anti-virus, and yet not pro-virus. :)
Forum: Sponsored Cyber Deals Yesterday, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By chas_m
I have purchased bundles from Stack Social...

I have purchased bundles from Stack Social before, and will again, but this one doesn't have anything I need.

Delighted to know that I can support Mac-Forums in this manner, however, and so I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By chas_m
For me, that's the best way to ensure that I send...

For me, that's the best way to ensure that I send all your emails directly to trash. It's super-annoying.
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By chas_m
Add them to iPhoto. It does this automatically so...

Add them to iPhoto. It does this automatically so you don't have to even think about it.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By chas_m
Was about to say -- I'm on 10.9.4 (which you...

Was about to say -- I'm on 10.9.4 (which you should update too) and Yosemite for beta testing, and I get WAY too many notifications from Facebook that all work perfectly, dang it! It's very...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By chas_m
Also: - Mavericks is WAAAAAAY better in a...

Also:

- Mavericks is WAAAAAAY better in a hundred little ways

- No security updates for Snow Leopard anymore

- Flash and Java (the two biggest security holes) no longer updated for Snow...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By chas_m
CanadaRAM is one of the best choices for all of...

CanadaRAM is one of the best choices for all of us here in Western Canuckistan. :)
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,104
Posted By chas_m
Kudos to LibreOffice for finally helping to fix a...

Kudos to LibreOffice for finally helping to fix a serious problem -- users that invested time and effort into creating MS Publisher files only to discover that NOTHING else opens them (on the Mac or...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By chas_m
There is no such thing as a spam-free mailbox. So...

There is no such thing as a spam-free mailbox. So first you need to get to grips with reality.

There is certainly a lot your provider (with *your help*) can do to cut down very dramatically on the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By chas_m
It would seem that the contacts or some other...

It would seem that the contacts or some other part that the battery relies on to interact with the computer is broken/malfunctioning. The obvious thing to do would be to have it repaired, but this...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories Yesterday, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By chas_m
Is it worth the security and stability downgrade?

Is it worth the security and stability downgrade?
Forum: Security Awareness 08-19-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By chas_m
Are you SURE the term MacKeeper doesn't ring a...

Are you SURE the term MacKeeper doesn't ring a bell? This sure looks like their dirty work ...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-19-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By chas_m
Yes, as long as you are sure you actually put the...

Yes, as long as you are sure you actually put the application into the Applications folder.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-19-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By chas_m
i7 (will be useful longer than the i5) Standard...

i7 (will be useful longer than the i5)
Standard video card -- its all overkill for what you're doing with it
1TB Fusion Drive -- way faster -- but get lots of external storage for your work and a...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-19-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By chas_m
Just to clarify: I know for a fact that iTunes...

Just to clarify: I know for a fact that iTunes *does not* require a credit card. It is strongly suggested, yes. Required, no.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By chas_m
You can also get to "Save As" by holding the...

You can also get to "Save As" by holding the option (alt) key as you open the File menu on most apps.

And while we're at it: there's a little box with a carat pointing up next to the area where...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By chas_m
I'm glad Apple is on top of it. Any idea what...

I'm glad Apple is on top of it. Any idea what caused that?

Sorry to hear of the defect, I know its disappointing. Happily, its also very rare, so maybe this is your week to get a lottery ticket! :)
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