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Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Lifeisabeach
It more or less is like installing Windows. ...

It more or less is like installing Windows. Having backups as a failsafe is just as important when upgrading Windows.



If it was legit, you'd be getting it direct from Apple. Besides, there...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge Yesterday, 12:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,554
Posted By Lifeisabeach
If I'm reading his post right, the invoice showed...

If I'm reading his post right, the invoice showed he had ordered 2 but Apple is saying he tried to order 6. I'm wondering if he was in fact trying to order only 2, but got impatient due to the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-21-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By Lifeisabeach
There is no good reason why an iPad Air would be...

There is no good reason why an iPad Air would be performing so poorly. I would plug your iPad Air back into your computer; open iTunes and make a backup of your iPad Air; then use the "Restore iPad"...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-21-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,784
Posted By Lifeisabeach
If you are convinced that the problem is...

If you are convinced that the problem is Mavericks, then you can try downloading and applying the 10.9.4 Update Combo (http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1755?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US). Sometimes...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-21-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,784
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Same advice as above. And above. And above...

Same advice as above. And above. And above...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,773
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I haven't experienced the Safari thing yet, but I...

I haven't experienced the Safari thing yet, but I spent the night checking all my apps and found a handful that won't run, including Trism. *sob* That was one of the first iOS games, ever, and I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,773
Posted By Lifeisabeach
LOL! I always get a kick out of people who...

LOL! I always get a kick out of people who insist the iPhones were made for people with small hands. I have a pair of hands that are far bigger than average and I've only run into perhaps a half...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-18-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,773
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Praise the gods! I can finally access 1Password...

Praise the gods! I can finally access 1Password directly from within Safari! No more copy/pasting out of 1Password (though even that had been minimized since iOS7 with the Keychain syncing). I was...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-17-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,554
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Whoops... my bad. :Oops: Regardless, the reason...

Whoops... my bad. :Oops: Regardless, the reason is just dead simple and is what I was explaining. They go through this every year. Every. Single. Year. Thousands of people's orders get lost...
Forum: Apple TV 09-17-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Download iDentify and drop a few (or even one)...

Download iDentify and drop a few (or even one) sample video as a test. Make sure that iDentify is set to overwrite existing tags and uses iMDB as a source (de-select any options for TagChimp... they...
Forum: Apple TV 09-17-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Any video files with metadata flagging them as...

Any video files with metadata flagging them as "Home Videos" show up under the "Home Videos" section of iTunes, not "Movies". At least they are supposed to. You either have severely flawed...
Forum: Apple TV 09-17-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Those aren't "movies" They are "home videos". At...

Those aren't "movies" They are "home videos". At least as far as iTunes is concerned. There may be a problem with the way they are tagged. But I see a bigger problem. You are running the beta...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-17-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,554
Posted By Lifeisabeach
How do you even know this was Apple's fault and...

How do you even know this was Apple's fault and not your bank? Or your carrier? Is it really going to kill you to wait a few weeks? Just pretend that it's not being released until November. Your...
Forum: Apple TV 09-17-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I'm just asking the obvious, but it has to be...

I'm just asking the obvious, but it has to be asked.... do you have any movies in iTunes? I don't mean purchases in the cloud... movies that are on your hard drive?
Forum: Apple TV 09-17-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Well color me baffled. I just spent 20 minutes...

Well color me baffled. I just spent 20 minutes trying to HIDE my movies in order to recreate your problem and never actually could do it. I would have thought that I could uncheck "Movies" from the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Lifeisabeach
It could be a bad battery, or perhaps something...

It could be a bad battery, or perhaps something faulty in the compartment for the battery. Here's how to check the battery to see how many charge cycles it has used:
Mac notebooks: Determining...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-17-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Phoenix?

Phoenix?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,554
Posted By Lifeisabeach
It's called a computer glitch from overwhelmed...

It's called a computer glitch from overwhelmed systems. Pure and simple. How can they "make it right" when they sold every last iPhone they had? Take it from the person who got what would have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-17-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Here's a good read on what "Reallocated Sectors...

Here's a good read on what "Reallocated Sectors Count" means (link below). Basically, your drive found some bad sectors and moved the data that was on them to a good spot, then disabled those bad...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-16-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Well that all depends on which MacBook Pro you...

Well that all depends on which MacBook Pro you have and how those files are encoded.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-16-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,554
Posted By Lifeisabeach
What happened here is really simple. You and...

What happened here is really simple. You and tens of millions of people tried to order an iPhone all at one time. They broke all previous pre-order sales, making this the single biggest event of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Adware is quite the problem today even on OS X. ...

Adware is quite the problem today even on OS X. See my signature for a removal tool.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-03-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,865
Posted By Lifeisabeach
You need more RAM. 4GB is the bare minimum...

You need more RAM. 4GB is the bare minimum needed for Mavericks, and really Lion/Mountain Lion. As Harry said, it's time you started looking at a replacement. Even if you bought used, my 2010 iMac...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I'm looking over the log, and other than the...

I'm looking over the log, and other than the Sophos references, this line stands out to me:

26/08/2014 15:23:16.608 SyncMateServer[304]: Socket: Accept failed: Software caused connection abort
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-27-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Try unplugging everything except a keyboard and...

Try unplugging everything except a keyboard and mouse from your Mac, then see if the problem resolves. And I do mean everything... don't leave anything plugged in, even if it's supposed to just be...
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