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Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-01-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By rainbowcat
Thanks pm-r, but the issue is that Air Drop has...

Thanks pm-r, but the issue is that Air Drop has dropped dead. When I open it, I don't get my icon, I can't drag files in, and it doesn't see other people's icons. I've used AIr Drop before, and know...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By rainbowcat
In my opinion, Firefox wins hands-down. It's more...

In my opinion, Firefox wins hands-down. It's more customizable than Safari and not tied to an operating system. Did you mean "Mozilla"? They are the Firefox folks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By rainbowcat
Air Drop doesn't work

Apple replaced the logic board on my MBA. When I opened Air Drop for the first time after the replacement, it asked for my Apple ID with an expired email, so I hit cancel. Now Air Drop doesn't work...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-04-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By rainbowcat
Messages just bounces gently once, doesn't open,...

Messages just bounces gently once, doesn't open, and nothing else happens at all. Any other open apps aren't affected. Curious.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-03-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By rainbowcat
I didn't spill anything, and I don't have another...

I didn't spill anything, and I don't have another keyboard. Since the shift plus t only works with the right hand shift key, that could be it. But could that affect Messages? The message icon...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-02-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By rainbowcat
Messages and Screen Shots no longer work

iMac, mid2010, running Mavericks, 4GB memory, AtI Radeon Graphics.

Messages bounces once, but won't open, and suddenly I can't take screen shots either; neither command -shift-4 nor...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By rainbowcat
I was afraid I'd need to call Apple, as the error...

I was afraid I'd need to call Apple, as the error is on their end. Sigh. I do use Dropbox and such, but I'm teaching a course, and part of it is using AirDrop.

Thanks for your help.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By rainbowcat
Thank you for trying! :)

Thank you for trying! :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By rainbowcat
Small pop-up window when I try to use AirDrop.

Small pop-up window when I try to use AirDrop.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By rainbowcat
Yosemite mixed up Apple ID

After upgrading to Yosemite, it shows a long defunct email as my Apple ID. Went to my Apple ID account, and the defunct email doesn't show up at all, so I can't delete it. Meantime, I can't access...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-29-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By rainbowcat
Thanks Slydude! I gotcha until step 4 - erase...

Thanks Slydude! I gotcha until step 4 - erase which drive? If I boot up Mavericks, don't I get Mavericks without erasing Yosemite?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-29-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By rainbowcat
I've got everything backed up on external hard...

I've got everything backed up on external hard drive and flash drives, just in case. I know how to "install" Mavericks onto a USB, but not sure how to proceed from there. Everything I've read so far...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-29-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By rainbowcat
Help reverting to Mavericks please?

Tried to get used to Yosemite's neon colors and miniscule, light fonts, but I'm giving up. Can anyone explain how to revert to Mavericks please?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-26-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,399
Posted By rainbowcat
Nate those Firefox add-ons are awesome! Thank...

Nate those Firefox add-ons are awesome! Thank you! Wish they worked for Thunderbird... switched to Mail, but not fond of it. The Lucida Grande zip file worked nicely; I just wish I could make it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-26-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,399
Posted By rainbowcat
I don't use Safari for much, but do use...

I don't use Safari for much, but do use Thunderbird for email, which is now in about 5 point type. Thanks for alternative idea, but sorry to say that I don't understand what's happening on that site....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-26-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,399
Posted By rainbowcat
Nate I'm with you on the silly miniscule fonts on...

Nate I'm with you on the silly miniscule fonts on Yosemite. I can no longer work on my laptop for more than an hour, b/c I'm getting eyestrain. The fonts were clearly designed for retina display,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-17-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,399
Posted By rainbowcat
Maybe

Just installed Yosemite last night, b/c I teach adult ed tech classes, and it's much easier when we are all on the same OSX. No problems, everything runs fine - so far. Really like the new mark-up...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 12-17-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By rainbowcat
Now if we could just get rid of that dang pop-up...

Now if we could just get rid of that dang pop-up window that asks you to subscribe! Even with AdBlocker and a pop-up blocker that darn window shows up with every single click on this site!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By rainbowcat
iMovie Content Library ghosted

iMovie 10.0.5 on Mavericks - Content Library is ghosted, even as I'm working on my timeline. What am I doing wrong please?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-25-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By rainbowcat
My MBA did something similar right before the...

My MBA did something similar right before the logic board died. You might want to make the trip to Apple sooner rather than later. If the logic board goes your computer is not usable.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 11-25-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By rainbowcat
Sync photos iMac to MBA

Is there a way to do this so you only have to load photos once? I assume it's done through iCloud?
Thanks for any advice!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,206
Posted By rainbowcat
Maybe it's an email problem and not Safari?...

Maybe it's an email problem and not Safari? Either way, since you say you're new to Mac, I'd head to the nearest Apple Store. If your Mac is less than a year old it's still under warrantee and they...
Forum: Apple TV 11-03-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By rainbowcat
Contacted a friend who works for Apple, and the...

Contacted a friend who works for Apple, and the short answer is that you can not play a DVD from Apple TV. Thought I'd share that in case others have the same question.
Forum: Apple TV 11-01-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By rainbowcat
As you can see, I apologized for the duplicate,...

As you can see, I apologized for the duplicate, as I couldn't find the original post.

It's a perfectly legal, commercial DVD.
Forum: Apple TV 11-01-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By rainbowcat
Dvd?

I think my question from last night ended up in another forum - apologies for that.

Brought a DVD to a friend's house, so I don't have his specs, but we tried to play a DVD from his brand new MB...
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