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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-12-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By John F
iTunes frustration

Once I could find a tune in the library, double click on it and it would play. I miss that. Now it plays something else or just does nothing. I am sure iCloud works well for folks with a fast...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,486
Posted By John F
A year to make the comment AND it was redundant...

A year to make the comment AND it was redundant anyway considering my previous remarks (more contemplating for this reply). The last three years have been confusing with lots of trips back and forth...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 09-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,580
Posted By John F
>> . . . . . iPhoto will be replaced by a new...

>> . . . . . iPhoto will be replaced by a new program called Photos . . . <<

Finally, the iNonsense may be coming to an iWelcome iEnd. iAbout iTime.
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 09-17-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By John F
My 2005 iPod Photo went weird a few years ago and...

My 2005 iPod Photo went weird a few years ago and I thought it was finished. It turned out that all that was needed was to unplug the hard drive and plug it in again. This time that didn't work,...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 09-13-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,498
Posted By John F
Bell and Ross Aviation BR0192-CA-FIBER $7,900.00...

Bell and Ross Aviation BR0192-CA-FIBER $7,900.00

Bell & Ross Aviation BR0192-CA-FIBER-PH $8,000.00
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 09-13-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By John F
I suspect it won't be long before we have a 1TB...

I suspect it won't be long before we have a 1TB iTouch! I still remember the first HD for the Aple II - the size of a shoe box, sounded like a washing machine on spin cycle, it was slow and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-12-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By John F
My other half uses a first generation 2008...

My other half uses a first generation 2008 Macbook Air with a spinning hard drive. SSDs were a LOT more expensive in those days. SSDs became standard in 2010.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By John F
I have never run into trouble that way, but then...

I have never run into trouble that way, but then once it gets to 20% I am looking for extended storage solutions.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-11-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By John F
I started with Parallels but then as time went by...

I started with Parallels but then as time went by I started using Linux more and more and Windows less and less. I got the impression (that may have been wrong and may have changed if it was true)...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By John F
Putting a 500GB SSD in my MacPro is one of the...

Putting a 500GB SSD in my MacPro is one of the best things I ever did. All applications run unbelievably fast and task switching takes a blink of an eye. Need beyond 500GB is for me all data...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 09-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By John F
My 2005 iPod Photo finally became unresponsive a...

My 2005 iPod Photo finally became unresponsive a few months ago. I replaced it with an iPod Classic. It is about half full and I use it mostly for podcasts so it should be good for a while but if...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By John F
Besides the (possibly illusory) feeling that I...

Besides the (possibly illusory) feeling that I might have better security using the VM, I find that there are a few things that seem to go better with it. For example when I have prepared a video...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-04-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By John F
At the top of my screen as I look at it now,...

At the top of my screen as I look at it now, there is a line that says "Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Discussion of Classic or running Windows, Linux and other OSes on the Mac."

I...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By John F
Facebook missing pictures

Here's a strange one. Generally I do e-mail and Facebook on an old Black Macbook running Ubuntu. When I want to do more complicated things, particularly with pictures, I have a Macbook pro with an...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-22-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,701
Posted By John F
Paul Rolly: Blogger fired from language school...

Paul Rolly: Blogger fired from language school over &apos;homophonia&apos; | The Salt Lake Tribune (http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58236366-90/says-english-homophones-language.html.csp)
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-10-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,701
Posted By John F
With the noted exception of...

With the noted exception of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll-gogerychwyrndrobwll-llantysilio-gogogoch (or even its more correct shorter form Llanfairpwll) which outsiders can be forgiven for pronouncing...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-10-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,701
Posted By John F
It helps English people distinguish visitors from...

It helps English people distinguish visitors from the U.S. and Canada (since they have a difficult time distinguishing the accents). Canadians are often closer in ancestry and family connections to...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-10-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,701
Posted By John F
Present in England for a long time but popuarized...

Present in England for a long time but popuarized in recent years under Australian influence (along with "no worries").
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-10-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,701
Posted By John F
Another linguistic horror is the pronunciation of...

Another linguistic horror is the pronunciation of the Dutch painter van Gogh.

The UK-English pronounce him "Van Goff"

In North America he is pronounced "Van Go"

Presumably neither heard a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-09-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,276
Posted By John F
I don't know how it is with Windows since I don't...

I don't know how it is with Windows since I don't use it any more, but I have Mac and Linux on my home network and quite often they refuse to share folders (not sure which side is refusing). Dropbox...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-09-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,701
Posted By John F
The Chaos by G. Nolst Trenite' a.k.a....

The Chaos

by G. Nolst Trenite' a.k.a. "Charivarius" 1870 - 1946


Dearest creature in creation
Studying English pronunciation,
I will teach you in my verse
Sounds like corpse, corps, horse...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-08-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,276
Posted By John F
I have a relatively slow Internet connection and...

I have a relatively slow Internet connection and transferring many large files by Dropbox can take a l-o-n-g time. Transferring locally direct works much better.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-05-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By John F
Many thanks. I suspected as much and will try...

Many thanks. I suspected as much and will try the alternate boot test. I shouldn't complain, the MacPro has worked very hard over the last five years and an upgrade to the latest technology will...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By John F
Display Chip Going?

After sitting in "Sleep" mode overnight, my 2009 15" Macbook Pro develops a strange pattern of dropped pixels which often but not always moves around (see pictures). It clears with a restart but may...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-01-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,580
Posted By John F
I am using Photoshop Elements on a 2009 Macbook...

I am using Photoshop Elements on a 2009 Macbook Pro with a 500GB SSD and archival storage on an external SSB drive - about 350GB of pictures. It works very well, it is fast and it does just about...
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