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Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 09-12-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Bob_Stan
Customers with Verizon that still have unlimited...

Customers with Verizon that still have unlimited data plans may be surprised to find that they will lose the unlimited data option unless they pay FULL price for the phone.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-05-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Bob_Stan
Go to Preferences\Security. You will have the...

Go to Preferences\Security. You will have the option to allow this install (if you are on mavericks)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-26-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By Bob_Stan
Cocoanut Battery Update

Just downloaded Cocoanut Battery 3.1.1 and now the program is telling me "No battery found" on my MacbookPro. Anyone else seeing this?
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-25-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Bob_Stan
End of my story - dropped my (wife's) iMac off at...

End of my story - dropped my (wife's) iMac off at the Apple store Saturday at 2:30 for the video card replacement and picked it up today (two days later) at 6:30. The card was replaced with the same...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-24-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Bob_Stan
I don't think the Apple Care is extended - just...

I don't think the Apple Care is extended - just the coverage for the video card problem.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Bob_Stan
They definitely will replace the card IF your...

They definitely will replace the card IF your model is one of those affected as long as the failure occurs within 4 years of the original retail purchase date. They just did that for my mid 2011 27...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Bob_Stan
Just came back from the Genius Bar at the Apple...

Just came back from the Genius Bar at the Apple Store. They ran diagnostics on my mid-2011 27 inch iMac and found a failed video card. Apparently the video card could be repaired on this model...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Bob_Stan
I had a similar problem. I solved mine by...

I had a similar problem. I solved mine by deleting the associated plist file.

~(yourhome)/library/preferences/com.apple.preview.plist
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Bob_Stan
Yes you can pay as needed, but the cost of even a...

Yes you can pay as needed, but the cost of even a simple repair would be more than the Apple Care. After the Apple Care expires you can still take it to an Apple Store and they will give you an...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Bob_Stan
What ever options you choose, budget for the...

What ever options you choose, budget for the extended Apple Care (which you can purchase any time during the first year) which extends the warranty and telephone support to 3 years. There is very...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By Bob_Stan
I have the same model as you, with the exception...

I have the same model as you, with the exception of 32 GB of ram. It is definitely not slow is moving large files. I would follow chscag's suggestion and have it checked out at an Apple store. ...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-17-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Bob_Stan
Here's something else. I have a backup on an...

Here's something else. I have a backup on an external drive cloned with Carbon Copy Cloner. If I hold the option key, I can see this drive and select it to boot from. I get the same brief Apple...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-17-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Bob_Stan
iMac fails to gray screen

My wife's early 2011 27 inch iMac running Mavericks with an SSD and 1 TB hard drive fails to a gray screen during operation. I managed to reboot into recovery mode and ran disk utilities - which...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Bob_Stan
Run speed test and then query Comcast on how they...

Run speed test and then query Comcast on how they believe the stats show you are getting the speed you paid for. There is a misunderstanding on either you or their part on the speed you have paid...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-14-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Bob_Stan
I only use a qwerty keyboard, but in System...

I only use a qwerty keyboard, but in System Preferences under Keyboard/Input you can click the plus and add Dvorak. Maybe that will do what you want.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-07-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Bob_Stan
I personally would not repair it. It is getting...

I personally would not repair it. It is getting long in the tooth. I also would not buy any used laptop that I could not inspect from a private seller. I prefer refurbs from the Apple store if...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-31-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Bob_Stan
Question Graphs in Numbers

I have a Numbers spreadsheet that graphs my electric usage per month. I can easily create a separate graph for each year from the data. However I can't figure out if there is any way to make the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-14-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Bob_Stan
Another vote for Join Me

Another vote for Join Me
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-12-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By Bob_Stan
You can have numerous projects saved in final cut...

You can have numerous projects saved in final cut pro x, limited only by disk space. So either something happened to delete it or your project is still there (somewhere). Did you accept the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Bob_Stan
Yes - if there are other considerations besides...

Yes - if there are other considerations besides speed then an upgrade can be your best move. I have both a 15 inch MacPro and a 27 inch iMac and screen real estate makes a BIG difference in ease of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Bob_Stan
I am using a Trackpad.

I am using a Trackpad.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Bob_Stan
I have the same issue with Safari and always have...

I have the same issue with Safari and always have had. It even occurs when viewing this forum. I will be scrolling down the page of posts, and it suddenly jumps back to the top. Doesn't happen when...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Bob_Stan
You could upgrade the memory in your current MB...

You could upgrade the memory in your current MB Pro to 8 GB. Depending on the processor you currently have, the processing might be faster with the new MacBook Pro, but I doubt it would be a "night...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-24-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By Bob_Stan
I do command A to select all the files then...

I do command A to select all the files then command, option, then I. No unexpected results for me. :-)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-16-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By Bob_Stan
The Parallels installation takes very little...

The Parallels installation takes very little space on your hard drive. The Virtual disks it creates can be any size. I am using 2 250GB virtual disks, but that is only because I run a lot of...
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