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Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports Yesterday, 05:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,940
Posted By dbm
My Bachelor's degree is in Ergonomics, and it was...

My Bachelor's degree is in Ergonomics, and it was well understood back in the 90s and earlier that multi-tasking causes performance degradation unless the skills are taught in combination. And the...
Forum: Apple TV Yesterday, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By dbm
Just to check - your AirPort Express is in bridge...

Just to check - your AirPort Express is in bridge mode?
Forum: Apple TV 05-03-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By dbm
All I can say is that mine works perfectly,...

All I can say is that mine works perfectly, running the latest software on both my Mac Mini and ATV3.

I'd suggest doing a factory reset and software update on your ATV to see if that helps iron...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-01-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,940
Posted By dbm
It's interesting. I could see ladies as the...

It's interesting. I could see ladies as the primary audience for Apple Watches, and typically fashion factors are more important to them than most men (fitting with the fashion push as part of the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-01-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 650
Posted By dbm
I have seen review items under glass, too. But...

I have seen review items under glass, too. But Manchester Trafford Centre (top 5 stores in the UK) didn't have any for try-on and very few people have been able to try one on even in the U.S. No...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-30-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 650
Posted By dbm
More information is coming available as time goes...

More information is coming available as time goes on. It looks like there was a problem with one of the suppliers of Taptic engines: Mac Rumours...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-30-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,940
Posted By dbm
It all depends on how the device impacts. When I...

It all depends on how the device impacts. When I got my iPhone 5 I initially decided to try going without a case. I managed to drop it onto concrete on day 2 of ownership! But it impacted on a corner...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-30-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By dbm
(Wrong thread)

(Wrong thread)
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-29-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,940
Posted By dbm
It's still early days. Some people have reported...

It's still early days. Some people have reported what appear to be defects of manufacturer, but I haven't heard of any real-world, normal use failures yet.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-29-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,940
Posted By dbm
Any hard substance is vulnerable to smashing...

Any hard substance is vulnerable to smashing under impact. It's the downside of hardness.

My current Rado watch is made of ceramics twice as tough as steel. This means it is absolutely scratch...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-28-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,940
Posted By dbm
Interesting perspective from someone who has been...

Interesting perspective from someone who has been using one for a while now: Hands Free Computing (https://techpinions.com/apple-watch-and-hands-free-computing/39890).
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By dbm
I have taken back products bought in the US...

I have taken back products bought in the US (nothing expensive - just a cover) and been told by the Apple staff that they don't have to replace it as they are different companies. But they swapped it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-28-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By dbm
From the link I posted: "You don’t pay duty...

From the link I posted:

"You don’t pay duty or tax on goods you bring in from the European Union (EU) as long as you:
transport them yourself
will use them yourself or give them away as a gift...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-28-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By dbm
I am not a lawyer, but I think you are covered as...

I am not a lawyer, but I think you are covered as long as you are buying for personal use and pay local taxes: HMRC guidance on personal imports...
Forum: Apple TV 04-28-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By dbm
In response to this part of your question, yes...

In response to this part of your question, yes you can play music with the TV off if you pipe your audio appropriately. I have a surround sound system with two optical-in ports; I have one direct...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-25-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,940
Posted By dbm
Ladies fashion means women don't want to do that...

Ladies fashion means women don't want to do that in many cases. My wife hardly wears anything with pockets. And if I suggested changing her wardrobe so she hears her phone ring I would be sleeping on...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-25-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By dbm
I was trying to rely on Time Machine deleting...

I was trying to rely on Time Machine deleting older backups automatically, especially since one of the machines is my wife's and it's an extra faff to have to do admin tasks on her machine. The...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-25-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By dbm
Question Time Capsule - partition or no partition?

Hi,

My three computers have finally outgrown my 1TB Time Capsule so I have bought a 3TB unit. Currently each computer uses between 250GB and 550GB of storage for their Time Machine bundle, and the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-24-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By dbm
Apple Watch - anyone got one?

Deliveries are starting around the world. Anyone got one? First impressions?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By dbm
I have managed to recover the situation. The...

I have managed to recover the situation. The first thing I did was to find where the files were hidden in my computer; I did this by showing hidden files using a Terminal command, then doing a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-22-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By dbm
No longer seeing iCloud folders

Hi,

I've been using iCloud Drive since Yosemite and iOS 8 came out with success. On my iPad and iPhone I use GoodReader to read PDF files. It has created an application folder in iCloud name...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 04-22-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By dbm
How about cutting out the middle man with a...

How about cutting out the middle man with a Bluetooth dongle for your computer instead?

Something like this: Just an example dongle...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-22-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By dbm
I've had similar strange behaviour when I wrongly...

I've had similar strange behaviour when I wrongly configured a POP3 account as IMAP. This is the first thing I would check on the account settings.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-22-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By dbm
I use my Mini with a Windows Keyboard from time...

I use my Mini with a Windows Keyboard from time to time (a Microsoft Ergonomic keyboard) and mine has the same behaviour.

Interestingly, my keyboard has a Numlock light and I normally have this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 382
Posted By dbm
I couldn't find it either but I could get it to...

I couldn't find it either but I could get it to run by typing it into Terminal. It gave similar 'fail' results to the supported version of the app, but since I was going to be spending 50 on extra...
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