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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By dbm
Self-healing problems are a mixed blessing :) ...

Self-healing problems are a mixed blessing :)

Hopefully it won't reoccur!
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless Today, 06:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By dbm
Question Airport Express won't extend network

Hi all,

I had a look on the forum but couldn't see anything similar to my problem, so:

I have a moderately complex network setup at home:
- a Time Capsule 3TB with ac
- a Time Capsule 1TB...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By dbm
You can do that, it will just use your SMS...

You can do that, it will just use your SMS allowance on your contract. I don't know what the situation in the US is, but here in the UK most mobile contracts give unlimited text messages anyway now....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 307
Posted By dbm
It is Bluetooth dependent. I just turned...

It is Bluetooth dependent. I just turned Bluetooth off on my MBPr and the instant hotspot option disappeared. Turned it back on and the iPhone option was immediately available again.

Bluetooth 4...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 307
Posted By dbm
Hi Simon, I can't give you an answer to your...

Hi Simon,

I can't give you an answer to your questions, but I can say I see similar behaviour across my kit, so it isn't just your setup.

I suspect the answer is simply that the technology...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-19-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By dbm
New MagSafe 2 - problem solved! Phew!

New MagSafe 2 - problem solved! Phew!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-19-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By dbm
Hi Dave, I saw your posts when I did a search on...

Hi Dave, I saw your posts when I did a search on this topic. There is no visible fraying on my charging cable, though there is a slight noise barely audible when I wiggle the mag head relative to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-18-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By dbm
I think it's pretty decent? Power info says full...

I think it's pretty decent? Power info says full capacity is 8489mAH and the cycle count is 84.

When I attach the MagSafe it still says 'Connected: no' implying it doesn't recognise the presence...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-18-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By dbm
No charging, no LED

Hi,

Today I was playing Pillars of Eternity (great game) for the first time on my MBP, with the charger attached as I tend to do if playing games. Initially it seemed fine, but then after a few...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-17-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By dbm
It's Bing (http://www.bing.com), but the page...

It's Bing (http://www.bing.com), but the page doesn't have sound every day, just occasionally.

My bet would be Silverlight permissions.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-15-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,993
Posted By dbm
My banking providers don't support it yet, but I...

My banking providers don't support it yet, but I am planning to move banks and my new provider will. That isn't the only reason I will move, but it has been the final encouragement to change.

You...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-15-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,993
Posted By dbm
Once the app you want is in the centre spot you...

Once the app you want is in the centre spot you can use the digital crown to 'zoom in' and launch it.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-13-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By dbm
Did you click on it? It's muted by default, you...

Did you click on it? It's muted by default, you need to turn the sound on by clicking the round icon.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-11-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,117
Posted By dbm
I went from making stuff in Lego to writing very...

I went from making stuff in Lego to writing very simple games (I wrote my own version of the snake / caterpillar game). I did because it was fun. :)

What more reason do you need? :D
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-11-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,117
Posted By dbm
The average computer user in the early days was...

The average computer user in the early days was the very definition of a geek before being a geek became cool! People had computers because they were interested in them or what you could do with...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-11-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,117
Posted By dbm
We had computers at home from the mid-80s, and it...

We had computers at home from the mid-80s, and it was several years before we even had a dial-up connection.

My first computer was a Commodore 64, and the main thing it was used for was playing...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-07-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By dbm
Am I right in understanding that your previously...

Am I right in understanding that your previously used the AE with a different modem? The first modem was not a router, but the new modem is a router as well?

If that is the case I would suspect...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-01-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By dbm
If you want to avoid using 'over the air' data go...

If you want to avoid using 'over the air' data go to 'Settings' > 'Mobile' > 'Mobile Data' and uncheck that item. It might be named slightly differently on a U.S. phone as you call them 'cell phones'...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-28-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By dbm
I think you should be able to use the Verizon...

I think you should be able to use the Verizon supplied hardware to handle the DCHP duties and put your AirPort Extreme into Bridge mode - that is now I have mine set up at home (using a router...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-26-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By dbm
If both rooms are on the same ring main then...

If both rooms are on the same ring main then maybe something like this would help:
Powerline Kit with Integrated Wireless Range Extender...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-24-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By dbm
There was no computer in use, after the setup was...

There was no computer in use, after the setup was complete. Just the iOS device and the printer via AE.

I don't have that setup anymore, I upgraded to a native AirPrint device a couple of years...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-24-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By dbm
I was printing from iPad and iPhone. :)

I was printing from iPad and iPhone. :)
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,112
Posted By dbm
I had the Starbucks Barristas 'ooh-ing' today...

I had the Starbucks Barristas 'ooh-ing' today when I paid with my watch. We don't have ApplePay yet but you can use Passbook to pay via bar code. Worked spot-on.

Interestingly, one of the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-24-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By dbm
I can only report my personal experience - when I...

I can only report my personal experience - when I first started using AirPrint I had a non-AirPrint printer connected to an AirPort Express via USB and it worked fine. No involvement from a computer...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-23-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By dbm
A bit of internet searching doesn't show anything...

A bit of internet searching doesn't show anything conclusive with regard to using a CX8400 with an Airport Express, but I would be tempted to buy one from Apple and give it a go. You should have 14...
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