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Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Slydude
I'll probably download it tomorrow. I want to...

I'll probably download it tomorrow. I want to play around with the new photos app. It might do everything I use Photoshop for.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Slydude
The post I was responding to has since been...

The post I was responding to has since been removed. I'm debating whether to remove mine as well to avoid confusion.
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Slydude
I mentioned the need for something like Handoff...

I mentioned the need for something like Handoff and Continuity some time ago in the forum. It was very frustrating to start reading a series of threads on one device and not be able to pick up right...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-01-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Slydude
@JHWelch Never used one of these devices...

@JHWelch Never used one of these devices personally but they might be worth a look Matrox Graphics - Solutions - Mac (http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/solutions/mac/).The Dual Head version drives...
Forum: News and Community Announcements 03-01-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 46,329
Posted By Slydude
Mac-Forums weekly chat - tips 3/1/15

Sunday Chat tip summary 3/1/15

Use Siri to find out what song is playing (http://www.macworld.co.uk/feature/mac-software/15-itunestips-tricks-3541599/)
If you suddenly hear a song that you must...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Slydude
Why did you suggest that? The OP has not said...

Why did you suggest that? The OP has not said anything yet that would suggest that the backup drive is almost full. The question had to do with how much new/changed data should be backed up by Time...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
A copy of what? If you mean Yosemite, why bother...

A copy of what? If you mean Yosemite, why bother with that. Yosemite is free other than whatever data is used to download it if the user has a data cap.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
If I was sure I didn't need the earlier Time...

If I was sure I didn't need the earlier Time Machine backups I might just reformat the Time Machine drive and start over. Otherwise Time Machine will simply delete the oldest backups as it needs more...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
Once the initial clone is completed I believe the...

Once the initial clone is completed I believe the paid version of CCC is capable of doing incremental backups (clones). This can take significantly less time than doing a full clone each time.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
The clone, somewhat like a system image, is...

The clone, somewhat like a system image, is current as of the time it issued. I don't usually update the clone every day. Lets suppose I clone the drive now. Later tonight I work on the notes for the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
Time Machine will backup all files (system and...

Time Machine will backup all files (system and data) on a hard drive unless you've excluded something during setup. In the event of a problem you cannot boot from a Time Machine backup. In the even...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-01-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Slydude
I understand that feeling well. Still have it...

I understand that feeling well. Still have it about my current machine even though it's from 2008.

Just take reasonable precautions such as keeping the air vents clear of dust etc.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
Yosemite has created a wide range of comments...

Yosemite has created a wide range of comments positive and negative. Some of the initial problems were corrected in subsequent updates. For me it has been a solid update.

Have a look at this...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-01-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Slydude
My Mac Book Pro has been running at about 220...

My Mac Book Pro has been running at about 220 degrees F for several hours a day for the last several days encoding video. When they were done the temps dropped to between 120 and 150 degrees F...
Forum: News and Community Announcements 03-01-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 46,329
Posted By Slydude
Mac-Forums Sunday Chat 3/1/15

Join us at 7:00 p.m. Central Time as usual. We'll have an assortment of tips and info as usual as well as whatever else comes to mind.

Mac-Forums Sunday Chat 3/1/15...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-01-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By Slydude
Yes I learned three things from that little...

Yes I learned three things from that little episode:
1. At that time it was difficult to find information about these processes that a non programmer/Unix geek could understand.:Confused:
2. The...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
Glad that helps a bit. I think I made that time...

Glad that helps a bit. I think I made that time consuming mistake when I installed 10.7.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Slydude
Those features aren't turned off exactly and you...

Those features aren't turned off exactly and you don't need a Terminal guru to turn them on. Up until 10.7 was released that Library folder you mentioned was visible. It is now hidden. Whether the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-01-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Slydude
Do these "pop ups" appear to be ads? if so, you...

Do these "pop ups" appear to be ads? if so, you might want to give Adware Medic (http://www.adwaremedic.com)a try.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-01-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Slydude
The first year of AppleCare is included with the...

The first year of AppleCare is included with the purchase the machine. No need to purchase that separately. When AppleCare is purchased separately it adds an additional two years to the warranty as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
See my post directly above yours. I think it...

See my post directly above yours. I think it answers your question.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
The steps that you outlined will work fine. Once...

The steps that you outlined will work fine. Once you download the installer and use Diskmaker to create the bootable disk you can run the installer from either the bootable disk or the downloaded...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 02-28-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 318
Posted By Slydude
Leonard Nimoy and The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins...

Leonard Nimoy and The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGF5ROpjRAU)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-28-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 469
Posted By Slydude
Create a bootable Yosemite installer...

Create a bootable Yosemite installer (http://blog.macsales.com/27530-create-a-bootable-yosemite-usb-install-drive-with-diskmaker-x)

Booting from the bootable installer presents options for running...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Slydude
You're welcome. Glad you've gotten that sorted...

You're welcome. Glad you've gotten that sorted out.

Unfortunately I've had more experience with this than I would like. Sometimes iTunes was a fault, sometimes a drive problem created issues, and...
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