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Search: Posts Made By: Dicoll
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-12-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Dicoll
Thanks to everyone who commented, for your...

Thanks to everyone who commented, for your explanations and for making me feel good about my purchase. The Mac Community rocks !
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-11-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Dicoll
You are correct, there is no optical drive. ...

You are correct, there is no optical drive.

But what is the purpose of two graphic cards?
How do they differ and how are they selected?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-11-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Dicoll
Unusual MacBook Pro 15

I just bought this 2011 machine and it came with some unusual (to me) features/upgrades.
The processor is a 2 GHz Intel Core i7
Memory is 8 GB
Now the unusual stuff:
Storage is a 120 GB Solid...
Forum: Apple TV 11-26-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By Dicoll
I just ran a software update. Now the screen is...

I just ran a software update. Now the screen is black and I cannot access the AppleTV menu anymore.
I think I'll return the thingy and keep downloading movies from the web, using the computer....
Forum: Apple TV 11-26-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By Dicoll
The cable is brand new but I will check. ...

The cable is brand new but I will check.

Where and how do I re-calibrate for screen size and refresh rate?
Do I calibrate the AppleTV or my old TV?
I set the AppleTV to 720-60Hz and RGB High...
Forum: Apple TV 11-23-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By Dicoll
Monitor Interference

Just got an Apple TV.
I am connecting it to an older, rear-projection, HD capable TV set.
The HD input is HDMI (19-pin rectangular plug)
I am using a DVI-D to HDMI 6-foot cable.
Apple TV fires up...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-06-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By Dicoll
Thank you for the reply. You are correct in...

Thank you for the reply.
You are correct in that I never paired with the device.
I can find two .plist files with the name Bluetooth in it.
com.apple.BluetoothFileExchange.plist...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-05-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By Dicoll
Mystery Bluetooth Device

Checking my BlueTooth connections on my iMac.
When browsing for devices, the first thing that pops up is: BlackBerry 9790 Smartphone.
I cannot browse this device nor can I send anything to this...
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-19-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By Dicoll
I appreciate your advice mrplow and chas_m. I...

I appreciate your advice mrplow and chas_m.
I moved the folder content to the inbox using my computer.
I will try the new app when it is available.

Time will heal. As new emails are replacing...
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-17-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By Dicoll
Everything is fine when using the web interface.

Everything is fine when using the web interface.
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-16-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By Dicoll
Yahoo Mail App on iPhone

I decided to clean out some old folders in my Yahoo account.
Instead of deleting the content of each folder, I transferred it to the inbox.
Then I deleted the folders.
Everything is fine when...
Forum: Movies and Video 10-29-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,378
Posted By Dicoll
Thanks Bob, This works great.

Thanks Bob,

This works great.
Forum: Movies and Video 10-28-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,378
Posted By Dicoll
Something has changed

I used to be able to capture YouTube videos using the activity window and downloading the large file.

This does not work anymore as YouTube apparently breaks down the file and sends it in smaller...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-10-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Dicoll
Thanks a lot. Now it looks right. I knew it...

Thanks a lot.
Now it looks right.
I knew it was a preference somewhere.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-10-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Dicoll
Where is my HD

I just got a new iMac and I love it.

My old one always displayed the startup disk in the upper right hand corner.
This new one doesn't

How can I get the HD to show on the desktop?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-01-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Dicoll
When I disconnect the charger, the computer runs...

When I disconnect the charger, the computer runs fine on battery power.
The battery is obviously working OK.

This is a communication problem between the battery and the computer.

How can I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-30-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Dicoll
Battery Problem MacBook Pro 17"

I bought a new (aftermarket) battery and installed it in my MacBook Pro 17".
It looks and feels the same as the original one.

The computer does not recognize the battery, showing an 'x'.

The...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-24-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Dicoll
Thanks for the reply. I am still using OSx...

Thanks for the reply.
I am still using OSx 10.6.8
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-24-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Dicoll
Safari 5.1.1 will not connect to Yahoo Miail

I updated my laptop software and Safari 5.1.1 was installed.
Now I cannot connect to Yahoo Mail.
I can get to the Yahoo server but when I try to log in all that changes is the ad in the background...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-13-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,573
Posted By Dicoll
Excel prints blank

I receive Ecxel sheets from my partner and when I go to print, they are blank.

I've discovered that when I change the font globally to Geneva, the sheets print fine.

As they arrive, the sheets...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-05-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dicoll
MacBook Pro 17" - No Serial Number

I bought this used MacBook Pro over the internet.
Now I noticed that in the Hardware Overview, the systems serial number has been erased and replaced with "SystemSerialNumb".

Am I in possession...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-20-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,943
Posted By Dicoll
Safari Private Bookmarks

Is there a way to create an encrypted bookmark folder?
I visit some sites that I don't want to share with other users of this system.
Nothing nefarious, just professional discretion.

Thanks in...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Dicoll
Yes, my Pop Up blocker is on. I just went back...

Yes, my Pop Up blocker is on.
I just went back and tried the forum again.
This time no audio.
Go figure.
Thanks for your concern. Neat site eh?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Dicoll
Audio Commercial crashes Safari

When visiting:
Godlike Productions - Conspiracy Forum (http://www.godlikeproductions.com/)

This site starts a commercial as soon as you open one of the forums.
After the commercial, my Safari...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 11-22-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By Dicoll
Thanks for the reply Kevriano. I don't think...

Thanks for the reply Kevriano.
I don't think that audio flows through the USB. The mp3 files are transfered to the car's audio system, where they are decoded and played.
You are correct, the iPod...
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