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Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-14-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,437
Posted By John T
I've always had the 32GB iPhone, filled with...

I've always had the 32GB iPhone, filled with loads of music, games etc. The vast majority I never used or listened to. In future I'm going to go for the 16GB and just load the stuff that I need -...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-03-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,683
Posted By John T
Personally I have no inclination to upgrade Snow...

Personally I have no inclination to upgrade Snow Leopard to Lion. I have a number of PowerPC Apps in my machine (MS Word, Photoshop Elements etc) which, even though their use is limited nowadays, I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-03-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By John T
You could always get a Widget such as Mighty...

You could always get a Widget such as Mighty Monitor.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-03-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 38,193
Posted By John T
CleanMyMac has often been known to do too good a...

CleanMyMac has often been known to do too good a job of cleaning a Mac and, in a lot of cases, to do more harm than good!

Generally speaking, the Spotlight search approach is the most effective...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 12-01-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,211
Posted By John T
I think we'll have to agree to disagree on this! ...

I think we'll have to agree to disagree on this!

However, for your information, Apple recommends that the procedure of, once a month, allowing the iPhone battery to completely run down and then...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 12-01-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,211
Posted By John T
That's strange! To quote Apple, "For proper...

That's strange! To quote Apple, "For proper maintenance of a lithium-based battery, its important to keep the electrons in it moving occasionally. Be sure to go through at least one charge cycle per...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-30-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,211
Posted By John T
You also said that after more than an hour later,...

You also said that after more than an hour later, the 'phone was almost completely recharged. This appears to be quite normal.

After approximately 10 minutes, the 'phone won't switch itself on -...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-30-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,841
Posted By John T
Have you tried restarting your 'phone? Press...

Have you tried restarting your 'phone?

Press the Home and Sleep/Wake switches and keep them pressed for at least 10 seconds. Don't release them until the Apple Logo appears which indicates the...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-30-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,211
Posted By John T
If you read the iPhone instructions, you'll see...

If you read the iPhone instructions, you'll see that when recharging from a flat battery it takes up to 10 minutes before the iPhone can be used.

If you're worried about this delay, the answer is...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-13-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,661
Posted By John T
It's Apple's too! Apple recommend iMac should be...

It's Apple's too! Apple recommend iMac should be left in sleep mode unless the machine is going to be left unattended for some length of time - for vacation etc.

In addition, it is a fact that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 21,663
Posted By John T
Apple recommend you only shut the machine down if...

Apple recommend you only shut the machine down if it is going to be left unattended for any length of time. Just put it to sleep. Over the years I've never switched my machines off, except when...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By John T
Don't bother with Sophos! It's quite unnecessary...

Don't bother with Sophos! It's quite unnecessary and has been shown to actually slow the system down.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By John T
If your Father is happy and comfortable with a PC...

If your Father is happy and comfortable with a PC why on earth should he change?

Those of us who run Macs obviously prefer them to PC's. Others prefer PC's. In the final analysis, it's a matter of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,174
Posted By John T
I'm in exactly the same position! Apart from...

I'm in exactly the same position! Apart from having some PowerPC Applications that I occasionally use but don't want to spend cash on updating them (MS Word, Photoshop Elements etc), I can see no...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By John T
Did you read the reply to the same post you made...

Did you read the reply to the same post you made in Macrumors (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1205122)? ;D
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By John T
Well, I must have been lucky when my 2004 G5 was...

Well, I must have been lucky when my 2004 G5 was recently repaired ;D
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By John T
The Warranty covers the work carried out.

The Warranty covers the work carried out.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By John T
It's always a good idea to include a screenshot...

It's always a good idea to include a screenshot in a case like this.

However, from what you describe, it sounds like the logic board is giving up. :Grimmace: If you can get your machine to a local...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By John T
When an application is downloaded, it is...

When an application is downloaded, it is automatically added to the Applications (or Utilities, in the case of a utility) Folder. The icon for the respective Application is to the left of the name in...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-28-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By John T
There's nothing weird about an HDD running when...

There's nothing weird about an HDD running when the system closes down. Don't forget, an HDD is a mechanical device containing an electric motor and other moving parts - it's sure to make some noise...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By John T
Have you recently updated Skype? Sounds like...

Have you recently updated Skype? Sounds like you're running the wrong version.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-14-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By John T
Even Easier is System Pref > Speech > Text to...

Even Easier is System Pref > Speech > Text to Speech.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-13-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,740
Posted By John T
Macs do not get viruses. The best thing to...

Macs do not get viruses.

The best thing to do with so-called anti virus software for a Macs to delete it! Apps such as Sophos and Clamxav often do more harm than good and are best avoided like the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-07-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,372
Posted By John T
Nothing! I don't use Windows and so have no need....

Nothing! I don't use Windows and so have no need. :)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-05-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,372
Posted By John T
The best place for Sophos is the Trash! It has...

The best place for Sophos is the Trash! It has been shown to actually slow a system down.
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