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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-26-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By IWT
@macchina Change always brings some element...

@macchina

Change always brings some element of controversy—gone to far; not gone far enough; leave well alone and so on. Photos is a natural development of iPhoto with some enhancements over the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By IWT
Welcome to the forums @nashcarr To be fair...

Welcome to the forums @nashcarr

To be fair to you, I don't know what the data you've sent actually means. Wiser minds than mine may advise.

What I can suggest in the interim is: have you...
Forum: iOS and Apps 05-25-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 256
Posted By IWT
Hi Durango I know that what you said was: ...

Hi Durango

I know that what you said was:

But what bobtomay is pointing out (and beat me to the punchline) is that there are two separate "cellular" settings. The one you activated, which is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By IWT
I could be mistaken, but I think anyone else's...

I could be mistaken, but I think anyone else's Mavericks installer may either be computer specific or linked to their Apple ID. Others will correct me if I'm mistaken. Even if I am, I think this is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-20-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By IWT
Josh My post was just behind your second...

Josh

My post was just behind your second one. Having read the article you linked, it would appear to support my experience when it says

Ian
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-20-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By IWT
I read your other post so I understand your...

I read your other post so I understand your problem.

I can only answer Q1. In every iMac I've ever had, putting the Mac to sleep cut the power to the USB ports. Whether this can be overcome or...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-20-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By IWT
@fordsteve True, the iPhoto icon is not in...

@fordsteve

True, the iPhoto icon is not in the Dock; but it should certainly still be in Applications and useable.

Some folks who did not update iPhoto before upgrading their OS, find, that...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-20-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By IWT
@chscag You are far from the only senior...

@chscag

You are far from the only senior figure on the Forums who has expounded this view. If you've got the time, can you tell me why? I currently have a Fusion Drive, but your answer could...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By IWT
I said before; you are a very clued up person. ...

I said before; you are a very clued up person. It's personal choice after all and opinions are just that. So, go with your flow and do what seems natural to you. And good fortune to you. It's...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-18-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By IWT
I've only just had time to read the review on the...

I've only just had time to read the review on the new version. What would definitely put me off, actually scare me, is that you can't boot your Mac directly from the USB stick in later versions of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By IWT
You can as many TM BUs as you like. In fact on...

You can as many TM BUs as you like. In fact on my iMac, there is a built in option of having 2 TM BUs. The OS backs up number 1, then the next hour, backs up to number 2.

So, taking your...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-18-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By IWT
By the way: regarding merging PDFs using...

By the way: regarding merging PDFs using Preview. In the final stage, hold down the Option key when clicking on File and the "Save As" facility appears. I just tested this out, merging 4 different...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-18-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By IWT
+1 for PDFpen. The great majority of users will...

+1 for PDFpen. The great majority of users will find the standard version does everything they ever wanted. The more expensive PDFpenPro has one or two additional features which I find...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-18-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By IWT
Regarding this excellent suggestion by Jake: No...

Regarding this excellent suggestion by Jake: No insult intended to the OP, but it is important to stress that there are two different forms of "Recovery" which can be accessed by the Command + R...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By IWT
Welcome A few points of general principle...

Welcome

A few points of general principle which may assist.

Firstly, use a separate and dedicated EHD for Time Machine (TM). Do not partition an existing EHD and add TM to some other backup...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-17-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By IWT
Definitely. Done it many times. (Indeed, the OP...

Definitely. Done it many times. (Indeed, the OP is doing just that from the iPad).

Ian
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-16-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By IWT
@Sawday That's very interesting and...

@Sawday

That's very interesting and enlightening because I have always been under the delusion (as I suppose it must now be called) that if you changed or deleted the original content on your...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-16-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By IWT
@sharp01 As far as I know, what you seek is...

@sharp01

As far as I know, what you seek is not possible. If I understand you correctly, you want to store something in Dropbox without there being any copy on your Mac. As TattoedMac (and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-15-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By IWT
@JohnDohe It's great that you have solved...

@JohnDohe

It's great that you have solved the problem with chscag's help.

Just a minor point. If you open iTunes >Preferences>Devices, you can check the box " Prevent iPods, iPhone and iPads...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-15-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,796
Posted By IWT
Well dotdotdot, you seem to have most bases...

Well dotdotdot, you seem to have most bases covered. I agree with Jake that Apple is stating the obvious that WiFi is faster & more reliable the closer together the devices are.

Even more...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-15-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,796
Posted By IWT
Ah right. I understand. Apologies. The EHD...

Ah right. I understand. Apologies.

The EHD used for Time Machine (TM) should be directly attached to your iMac. That is, into one of the ports on the back of the computer (not through a hub or...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-15-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,796
Posted By IWT
I don't know exactly how much detail you want at...

I don't know exactly how much detail you want at this stage given that you haven't a backup (BU) in place yet.

But, broadly speaking—if you use Time Machine (TM) to back up, does everything for...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-14-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By IWT
Welcome to the Forums. It is confusing. ...

Welcome to the Forums.

It is confusing. There is the Library found at HD>Library which is not what you want.

It is more likely found at HD>Users>your name>Library, that is your home library.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-14-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By IWT
Welcome to the forums. From what you report,...

Welcome to the forums.

From what you report, you have an "ageing" iMac although its exact vintage is unknown, as yet.

It may be that upgrading to Yosemite is simply not compatible with your...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-14-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,796
Posted By IWT
Yes. You need two EHDs. No point at all in...

Yes. You need two EHDs. No point at all in having all your Backups on one EHD. Drive fails; all is lost.

So answer to first point is if you have more than one BU, the "rule" is one BU per...
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