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Forum: Security Awareness 09-17-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By SailingCyclops
2 Step verification comes to iCloud

I just received this email from Apple Support:
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
CableVision over-provisions their lines so you...

CableVision over-provisions their lines so you always get at least the speed you are paying for. This is CV 101/35 $89.00/Month service:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/3611948943.png...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-30-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By SailingCyclops
I also have a Seagate backup drive connected to...

I also have a Seagate backup drive connected to my Mini Server. I have it connected to the Mini's Thunderbolt port using this Seagate : Thunderbolt Base...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-31-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
The twirling circle on WiFi yes? Turn WiFi off...

The twirling circle on WiFi yes? Turn WiFi off and see if you have a stable connection. With the ethernet connected, you don't need WiFi. We want to see if you have a good connection directly...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-30-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
One more suggestion, once you move the iMac...

One more suggestion, once you move the iMac closer to the Airport and run your tests there, don't be too hasty moving it back. I say this because if you still have intermittent problems ethernet...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-30-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
Ok, we now have more information. We need a bit...

Ok, we now have more information. We need a bit more in order to narrow down the problem.

Excellent!

Correct. Connect the iMac to one of the ports on the AirPort. One other piece of...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-29-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
When you changed the SSID on the 5GHZ network,...

When you changed the SSID on the 5GHZ network, did you then see that network in your list of available WiFi networks? You saw "Bonnie's network", And "Bonnies network 5GHZ"? You then tried connecting...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-29-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By SailingCyclops
This is true. Time Capsule has the advantage of...

This is true. Time Capsule has the advantage of being an ethernet or WiFi connected NAS (network drive). In fact, it can't be directly connected to your Mac. A TC will be available to every Mac on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-29-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,223
Posted By SailingCyclops
Nice. Could you explain how to see this in...

Nice. Could you explain how to see this in activity monitor? I don't see individual safari tabs/pages being referenced. Thanks!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-29-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By SailingCyclops
Just my opinion, but I think Apple's Time Capsule...

Just my opinion, but I think Apple's Time Capsule provides the best backup system via OSX's Time Machine. I am particularly paranoid about losing data, so I actually have 2 TCs and have TM rotate...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-29-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
Ok, it looks like your computer is having a hard...

Ok, it looks like your computer is having a hard time connecting to your WiFi. This could be due to interference. I would begin by changing the channel your Airport is using. In Airport Utility. Go...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-28-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
That's a good sign It means that your Comcast...

That's a good sign It means that your Comcast Internet connection is likely Ok.

You are referring to your public address right? If so, that's more evidence that your Comcast connection is Ok.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-23-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,223
Posted By SailingCyclops
The only upgrade issue I had was the GPGMAIL...

The only upgrade issue I had was the GPGMAIL plugin.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-23-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
Get familiar with the lights on your cable modem...

Get familiar with the lights on your cable modem when things are working, and see if they are different when you lose the connection. Does a green light turn red or amber? Does one start or stop...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-22-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By SailingCyclops
One fundamental utility on OSX is very broken...

One fundamental utility on OSX is very broken though; SED! I had to compile gsed for my Macs because OSX's version is terribly broken.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-22-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By SailingCyclops
OSX is Certified UNIX...

OSX is Certified UNIX (http://blog.opengroup.org/2012/07/25/apple-registers-mac-os-x-10-8-mountain-lion-to-the-unix-03-standard/) . And yes, it's stable and works as it should. Just like Solaris,...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-22-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,712
Posted By SailingCyclops
I did actually. I live in one of the few areas of...

I did actually. I live in one of the few areas of NYC which has terrible T-Mo coverage. My GF recently moved from NJ to 3/4 of a mile from me. She has T-Mo. She has no bars in her whole apartment and...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-22-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
Yeah I know. The advantage here is that we have...

Yeah I know. The advantage here is that we have competition. Cable operators are fearful of Verizon FIOS which is an option here. So they have built-out DOCSIS 3.0 and made high-speed very...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-22-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,684
Posted By SailingCyclops
With an Airport Extreme you can share a volume...

With an Airport Extreme you can share a volume connected to a Mac over the Internet, like dropbox, yes. The Mac has to have file sharing turned on and you have to map TCP port 548 to the Mac doing...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-22-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,684
Posted By SailingCyclops
Not exactly: The "Share disks over WAN" option...

Not exactly: The "Share disks over WAN" option will allow Internet sharing.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-22-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,684
Posted By SailingCyclops
Well, yes. Any "app" or device which understands...

Well, yes. Any "app" or device which understands afp protocol.

I share my video library with my GF over the Internet. She simply mounts my media drive on her Mac (the device) using...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 10-22-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,245
Posted By SailingCyclops
Great post!

You did a fine job of reviewing Mac Keeper, thanks! I have one and only one issue with your piece, and that is your separation of marketing from performance.

For me, ZeoBit's marketing practices...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-22-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,712
Posted By SailingCyclops
Sort of switched

I have had iPhones since the iPhone 4. I ended up with an iPhone 5 64GB. I loved the phone, especially all the apps, from email, to GPS. What I began to hate was AT&T. Their data plans were simply...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 10-22-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By SailingCyclops
I was having the same problem on several IMAP...

I was having the same problem on several IMAP mailboxes, both in my iPad and iPhone. It totally cleared with IOS7.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-21-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,202
Posted By SailingCyclops
I pay $89.95/Mo. It's a business class static IP...

I pay $89.95/Mo. It's a business class static IP Ultra 101/35 package. (Internet Only)
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