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Search: Posts Made By: S.SubZero
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 01:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By S.SubZero
Odd, the Apple Store by me had a bunch of them,...

Odd, the Apple Store by me had a bunch of them, the old style even.

You can use an 60W or 85W with the L-shaped plug or the really old straight one. You can't use the "MagSafe 2" style. You can...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-21-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By S.SubZero
Disk Utility

Disk Utility
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-18-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By S.SubZero
I recently inherited a 2007 MacBook Pro from...

I recently inherited a 2007 MacBook Pro from work; with a 7200rpm modern hard drive it's 'tolerable' with Yosemite but still obviously laggy. I am not investing money in this thing but I have a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-17-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By S.SubZero
That's accurate. Previously iCloud was a...

That's accurate.

Previously iCloud was a pool of storage, but it was only accessible through apps designed to work with it, ala Apple stuff. You as a user didn't have a way directly into it, you...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-16-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By S.SubZero
Since you have used PC/Windows for a long time,...

Since you have used PC/Windows for a long time, maybe you've used Windows 8.x. Windows 8.x does a similar concept, syncing various system settings and preferences into OneDrive.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-10-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By S.SubZero
https://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro-videoissu...

https://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro-videoissues/
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-05-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By S.SubZero
No. They don't use SSDs in the meaning of "a...

No. They don't use SSDs in the meaning of "a Solid State Drive which has an understood form factor and connection." Retina MacBook Pros uses proprietary flash modules. I know one company, OWC, who...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-05-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By S.SubZero
I don't know what "games" you'd install for kids...

I don't know what "games" you'd install for kids on it. Even if you got an OS, and found some abandonware games, the kids today are internet-generation. You're not going to thrill them with choppy...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-29-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By S.SubZero
I set tap dragging. Apple hid it under System...

I set tap dragging. Apple hid it under System Preferences -> Accessibility -> Mouse & Trackpad -> Trackpad options -> Enable dragging: without drag lock.

This makes it so you double tap on a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-28-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By S.SubZero
If it works for you that is fine. Is it...

If it works for you that is fine.

Is it decent?

Well.. That model has not changed at all since 2012. The screen is very low res, only the 11" Air is lower vertically (and the iPhone 6 Plus is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By S.SubZero
Let me clarify. "That is why Apple hides...

Let me clarify.

"That is why Apple hides that resolution on the built-in screen on Retina model Apple MacBook Pros but not to external monitors. It's not useful."
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By S.SubZero
My thought is look very closely at the three...

My thought is look very closely at the three stickied topics in this forum. Particularly the first one.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By S.SubZero
That is why Apple hides that resolution. It's...

That is why Apple hides that resolution. It's not useful.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-10-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By S.SubZero
Only you know what you need. It's not our job...

Only you know what you need. It's not our job nor place to dictate what you should buy. If you need power, get the more powerful one. If you absolutely need the most portability possible and are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-10-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By S.SubZero
The "docks" for Macs are Thunderbolt-based port...

The "docks" for Macs are Thunderbolt-based port replicators. I don't think I've seen any that handle more than one or two monitors tops.

You may want to look at this Matrox multi-display...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-08-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By S.SubZero
Destroy it immediately. Take a hammer and just...

Destroy it immediately. Take a hammer and just pound away at it until there's nothing left but mangled metal and dust. Utterly annihilate it and dispose of it right away.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-26-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By S.SubZero
Given the cost and the labor, and the -high-...

Given the cost and the labor, and the -high- chance you'll break something and render the entire experience an expensive failure, you're better off just buying a 2012 15" MBP on like eBay.

Mind...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-25-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By S.SubZero
I'm a fan of clean installing the OS from media,...

I'm a fan of clean installing the OS from media, and then doing a migration with the old drive attached with a USB>SATA cable.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-21-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By S.SubZero
Don't use Verizon for your primary mail, it was...

Don't use Verizon for your primary mail, it was never designed for that. Verizon is not a mail host.

You should create a Gmail or Outlook.com account and use that. You can set up forwarding to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-17-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By S.SubZero
Chances are you set up Outlook with POP3 and you...

Chances are you set up Outlook with POP3 and you have it set to delete messages from the server when they are downloaded. You'll want to change this to IMAP, but everything in your inbox is now kind...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-15-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By S.SubZero
With a retail OS X install this is normal. It...

With a retail OS X install this is normal. It doesn't go to the Startup manager.

If you need to sanitize (partition/format) the disk, go a couple of screens, then you can select Utilities at the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-25-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,004
Posted By S.SubZero
You'll want to learn how to download music in...

You'll want to learn how to download music in short order, as optical drives are becoming a legacy device.

I virtually guarantee you, downloading music is easier and quicker than purchasing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-25-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By S.SubZero
Not sure quite what you want. If you just...

Not sure quite what you want.

If you just want to know the size of any folder, you can right-click and 'get info' to get stuff like you would get in Windows under Properties.

If you have a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By S.SubZero
Our users who handle large, complex spreadsheets...

Our users who handle large, complex spreadsheets complain of hangs, lockups, CPU pinning, and Excel 2011 just being uncooperative. Move to Windows, the problem vanishes.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By S.SubZero
Office 2011 is pretty meh, and many of our Mac...

Office 2011 is pretty meh, and many of our Mac users who are heavy Excel users, we end up moving them to Windows because Excel 2011 for Mac is so troublesome.

One can always hold out hope for...
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