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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 02:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,584
Posted By erics72
I hear ya on that. To me the Mac is no longer...

I hear ya on that. To me the Mac is no longer THE MAC. Because, in all of Cook's wisdom, he wants the iPhone and the Mac systems to be well integrated. The problem is, the industries (design,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 02:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,584
Posted By erics72
In the last 20+ years being a Mac user, I've...

In the last 20+ years being a Mac user, I've learned to avoid "latest and greatest" updates or upgrades, unless I really need to do so. ie. I need to update apps, but the update requires a newer...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-14-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,382
Posted By erics72
Nope. You will have to purchase it separately. ...

Nope. You will have to purchase it separately. This is one of the reasons why I'm in no rush to upgrade to the "latest and greatest". My suggestion, purchase the Mac Pro tower model just before...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,460
Posted By erics72
Dang! That's just a little faster than the old...

Dang! That's just a little faster than the old dial-up modem days. Checking speeds outside of North America, I notice it's average is about 15Mbps. But upload is in the range of 8-10Mbps. North...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-17-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,460
Posted By erics72
Depending on the day, you speeds will drop. Try...

Depending on the day, you speeds will drop. Try testing late at night, when everyone is not on. You get a more accurate reading.

Also, wi-fi will never get as fast as being hardwired. However,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-13-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
Those are the "facts" that I recall reading. ...

Those are the "facts" that I recall reading. Maybe you should slow it down before you pop a vein. It's not a life or death comment. lol ;-)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-13-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
Gotcha. ;-)

Gotcha. ;-)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
The last I read about SL, you can still purchase...

The last I read about SL, you can still purchase and they will SHIP to you. Takes 3-4 weeks. Or you can download it from Apple. Like you can download Mavericks. I guess the latter is outdated...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
You won't be able to pick up directly from the...

You won't be able to pick up directly from the store. At least not SL. You'll have to either send away for a USB flashdrive with the OS on it (3-4 weeks), or you can download it and make a bootable...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
You can use Malware apps to get rid of malware...

You can use Malware apps to get rid of malware from your system. But since you haven't done maintenance, and probably have a bunch of malware, and maybe even some virus, it's probably just better to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
From what you've mentioned, I'm sure they will be...

From what you've mentioned, I'm sure they will be able to fix the issue for you. But you will have to pay for it. And you are more than capable of doing what they would do. ;-) I don't know if...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
No such thing as a dumb question. Consider...

No such thing as a dumb question. Consider yourself "dumb" only when you don't ask questions when you need answers. ;-) It's how we learn.

Nothing to be afraid off. 95% of the time, if you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
Ahh...it's looking a little more clear. YES! ...

Ahh...it's looking a little more clear. YES! MacKeeper is a malware. That can explain a lot of your issues. As well, since you don't maintain your Mac, chances are you have other Malware...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-12-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,099
Posted By erics72
Actually, subsidized phones is locked to the...

Actually, subsidized phones is locked to the carrier. The phones that you get for cheap under a contract with the carrier, are subsidized phones. Apple has locked those phones specifically for the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,581
Posted By erics72
Volume Directory issue

Macmoron: How long have you had your Mac? When was the last time you did a maintenance on it? Over time, files get corrupt, including Volume Directories. Volume Directories store information about...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-09-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,828
Posted By erics72
After the war of 1812, I wager the colonials...

After the war of 1812, I wager the colonials didn't want to have anything to do with Great Britain. Including their "language". Hence the different pronunciation of words.

However, I still get...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-09-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,828
Posted By erics72
Apparently, English (North American English) is...

Apparently, English (North American English) is the hardest language to learn, if you don't speak it. So if your...say...German, you'll find it easier to learn Japanese, Chinese, or French than...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-09-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,828
Posted By erics72
So how do you pronounce/spell "read" (as in the...

So how do you pronounce/spell "read" (as in the past tense, "I have read that book already") in the UK?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-15-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,766
Posted By erics72
Did you reformat to FAT32? Or is it originally a...

Did you reformat to FAT32? Or is it originally a FAT32 format? The format is not in question. It's the NTFS software that's kicking in whenever you plug it into a computer. Hence why a Windows...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-15-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,766
Posted By erics72
I've bought drives that didn't indicate...

I've bought drives that didn't indicate compatibility with Macs. And all it took was reformatting it to Mac Journal Extended. Been trouble free since. ALL drives are usable by both platforms. ...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,766
Posted By erics72
It's the drive, not the Mac. Trust me. I've...

It's the drive, not the Mac. Trust me. I've been through this a few times with my own, and friends' drives. If you still have access to a PC, with enough HDD space to back up the Seagate, back up...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-15-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,037
Posted By erics72
And sometimes, you may not want to be an a-hole...

And sometimes, you may not want to be an a-hole back, but are pushed to it. Everyone has a breaking point. And some people can push buttons. It takes a very thick skin to keep calm with people who...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-13-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,037
Posted By erics72
And that's just common sense in any other...

And that's just common sense in any other situation. But the question is, what would you do if the cop was an a-hole, and violating your rights. ie. wanting to look through your personal effects...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-11-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,766
Posted By erics72
I'm referring to the drivers that Seagate or any...

I'm referring to the drivers that Seagate or any other external drive companies pre-install, or make available for users of their drives. Mac users can, however, purchase software like Paragon, to...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-11-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,037
Posted By erics72
+1. So what happens, or what do you do, if...

+1.

So what happens, or what do you do, if you get pulled over randomly by an a-hole cop (plenty of those) that are having a boring night, and want to bust someone's balls (plenty of that...
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