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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-14-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By aLotus
Thanks but as I mentioned in the original post,...

Thanks but as I mentioned in the original post, I'm using Snow Leopard. Also, I didn't mention it but I am using the latest version of ScanSnap Manager: V3.2L63.

As far as Fujitsu is concerned...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-13-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By aLotus
Scanner detection

Mac OS X detection of scanners seems to be a topic which comes up from time to time but I haven't found any threads with definitive answers.

I have a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300 which I am able to use...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-13-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 612
Posted By aLotus
Odd Spotlight search results

I've come across a problem with Spotlight not finding files which I don't understand.

I've just done a search using Spotlight for a filename which I know exists multiple times in different places...
Forum: iOS and Apps 01-28-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,304
Posted By aLotus
Thanks for the link. I rarely use the "purchased"...

Thanks for the link. I rarely use the "purchased" view but hid the app anyway.

Interestingly, although only yesterday's app had appeared in my iTunes library there were other free apps which I've...
Forum: iOS and Apps 01-28-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,304
Posted By aLotus
Ah yes. That's embarrassing. It hadn't...

Ah yes. That's embarrassing.

It hadn't occurred to me because I almost never log in on the Mac ... only when I add or remove credit card details from my account. I must have forgotten to log off...
Forum: iOS and Apps 01-28-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,304
Posted By aLotus
Question Removing remnants of delete apps

There seem to be quite a few threads on deleting apps which talk about how to remove it from your device and from iTunes but there is something that they don't cover which is confusing me.

Today I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-26-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,085
Posted By aLotus
Okay, I've solved the problem after two days of...

Okay, I've solved the problem after two days of trying and so many syncs I've lost count. I just don't know why what I did I solved the problem.

Here's what I did:
Created a new entry in Address...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-26-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,085
Posted By aLotus
Corrupt (?) contact data

I've noticed in my iPhone calendar that there are a small number of birthdays showing on the wrong dates. Checking in Contacts where the information is coming from, the date is incorrect there as...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-24-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By aLotus
The 1 app is what is displayed in iTunes....

The 1 app is what is displayed in iTunes. Clicking on the key for the capacity bar at the foot of the iTunes window toggles between size and quantity.

One of the reasons I posted the original...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-23-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By aLotus
Okay thanks. That makes sense. It's still...

Okay thanks. That makes sense.

It's still surprising that 1 app (which I am assuming is the reader for the particular magazine I've downloaded in Newsstand and the single issue of the magazine...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-16-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By aLotus
The colour coded indicator at the bottom of the...

The colour coded indicator at the bottom of the various sync settings dialogs in iTunes when the device is attached.

Whilst it has limited granularity and I know a lot of stuff ends up in "other",...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-16-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By aLotus
It is not checked, but as I mentioned, turning on...

It is not checked, but as I mentioned, turning on syncing for other things causes iTunes to report needing 53GB for audio storage. Do you know what might cause that?
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-16-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By aLotus
My disk is not filling, it's getting to the stage...

My disk is not filling, it's getting to the stage where I need to be conscious of what I put there to avoid having to do something about it.

Maybe my question was not well worded. I really want to...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-16-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By aLotus
apps - to sync or not to sync

I've noticed that although I've not set up syncing for apps, my MobileSync folder contains app data for my iPhone. I've not added any apps to the default set yet but the three apps in the backup...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-16-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,574
Posted By aLotus
That would suggest that if you attempt to sync...

That would suggest that if you attempt to sync two devices with different AppleIDs on the same iTunes user, or just one if you happen to use a different AppleID for your iPad and Mac , it will wipe...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-16-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By aLotus
It's possible as long as your mail server allows...

It's possible as long as your mail server allows it and any option needed is switched on (in your account on the server).

On your iPhone go to "Settings" - "Mail/Contacts/Calendar" - "Add account"...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-15-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By aLotus
Unwanted music syncing to iPad

I've just started trying to sync an iPad using iTunes and have come across some strange behaviour.

The only think I want to sync is the address book and calendar so going to the "Info" tab in the...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-15-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By aLotus
I still have no idea why this problem occurred...

I still have no idea why this problem occurred but it has resolved itself.

After multiple attempts over a period of a few hours I gave up trying but did run a provider update which I was prompted...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-12-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By aLotus
Syncing misses contacts

I've been trying to sync my iPhone and iMac contacts but for some reason not all contacts are being copied to the iPhone.

I'm using the iTunes method and a manual sync. The only thing I'm syncing...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By aLotus
:Oops: Embarrassing confession time. I...

:Oops:
Embarrassing confession time.

I think I've just found the problem. The LAN port was set up with a fixed IP address but I've just realised the AirPort was using DHCP so it looks as if port...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By aLotus
I usually use Logmein for remote access, but as I...

I usually use Logmein for remote access, but as I mentioned in my first post, ssh doesn't seem to work either

The LAN port was fried in a thunder storm, but that's another story (and another...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-22-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By aLotus
Thanks for the reply. I'm using Snow Leopard...

Thanks for the reply.

I'm using Snow Leopard with all available updates installed

Router security is WPA

I haven't tried changing the channel because signal strength is excellent (the router...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-22-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By aLotus
AirPort connection timing

Having been left without a working LAN port I'm now forced to use AirPort as my only network connection and have run into an intermittent but frequent problem.

The problem is connecting to my iMac...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-22-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,607
Posted By aLotus
Just to round off the thread here's the outcome...

Just to round off the thread here's the outcome of my visit to the Genius Bar.

The only test done which I had not already done was to boot from an external drive to rule out any potential software...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-02-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,607
Posted By aLotus
Indeed, it's always frustrating to have something...

Indeed, it's always frustrating to have something that fails but at least I have all the functionality I need and a machine that boots ;D

At some point I will take it to be tested and will update...
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