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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By MBP17•David
Yes, but what other options are there? - I prefer...

Yes, but what other options are there? - I prefer not use anything Google, so Chrome is out; don't like Opera (well, I do like it, only the La Scala kind); Firefox - it's in my Linux VM ... feels a...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By MBP17•David
I got into habit of ⌘Q-ing Safari every chance I...

I got into habit of ⌘Q-ing Safari every chance I get, it is somewhat satisfying to see a GB or more of RAM being freed right away (Memory Clean display in Menu) ;D
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By MBP17•David
Unless you sent emails to hundreds and thousands...

Unless you sent emails to hundreds and thousands of recipients, it would be easier to have them "whitelist" your address, so it doesn't get trapped in spam filters.

Alternatively, you can send...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By MBP17•David
I think you need to concentrate on fixing the...

I think you need to concentrate on fixing the damage (which is, hopefully, only cosmetic/mechanical), rather than retrieving the disc as such - once you fix the opening, the disc will come out.
...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By MBP17•David
I would also look at cloning each drive, with...

I would also look at cloning each drive, with volume ownership disabled for clones.
Might just give the access ...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-27-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By MBP17•David
Thanks for that - it's been seating in my...

Thanks for that - it's been seating in my Applications folder for ages (something of a legacy from Linux days) - I never actually used it, and have just AppCleaner it ;D
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-27-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By MBP17•David
I must apologise - I got it wrong. In fact,...

I must apologise - I got it wrong. In fact, iTunes specifically tells you that the app will not be deleted from iOS device, even though you're deleting it from iTunes library:
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By MBP17•David
Does this happen with any PDF files in various...

Does this happen with any PDF files in various folders, or just with this particular one?
It might have printing restricted - check in Properties.



Try saving the file to a folder, and dealing...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By MBP17•David
Well, that covers pretty much all I can think of,...

Well, that covers pretty much all I can think of, and I too have no idea, how it could possibly affect the MagSafe plug anyway ... I just had a short expedition into wilderness that is behind my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By MBP17•David
As far, as I know, all Apple chargers are...

As far, as I know, all Apple chargers are universal voltage, just like a majority of other mains adapters.

With regards to Apple US-plug lead - as it happens, I have so many gadgets with US plugs,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By MBP17•David
With a good quality extension, it shouldn't...

With a good quality extension, it shouldn't really matter. They just trying to eliminate an unknown component of a puzzle.

One question: the Apple extension you have, is it grounded, or is it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By MBP17•David
Have you tried replacing the actual extension...

Have you tried replacing the actual extension lead? It looks "well dodgy" (if I am permitted to use Newspeak instead of English ;) )

You can get an Apple lead, rather than a plug too (which I hope...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-26-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By MBP17•David
That's how it usually works. What exactly is...

That's how it usually works. What exactly is happening when you sync?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-25-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,341
Posted By MBP17•David
I bought extra adapters for both MBP and MBA,...

I bought extra adapters for both MBP and MBA, plus an aeroplane adapter, when I ordered the laptops, and in four years and more than a fair amount of travel, haven't experienced a single problem. In...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-24-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By MBP17•David
Well, what do you know! Apparently there are some...

Well, what do you know! Apparently there are some things, still functioning as intended in Great Britain then. I registered this landline about six years ago, after about nine months all calls dried...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-24-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By MBP17•David
Harry, these are not adapters I was talking...

Harry, these are not adapters I was talking about, these are original Apple plugs for an Apple power supply unit, aka MBP charger ... or MBA charger, or even iPad charger, for that matter.

I...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-24-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By MBP17•David
I never get any phone calls, but then the...

I never get any phone calls, but then the landline is registered as excluded from any marketing calls; our mobiles sometimes would get a text about insurance claim for our "recent car accident" (the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-24-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By MBP17•David
The most cost effective way to get it, is to buy...

The most cost effective way to get it, is to buy it at your destination: EU plug would be cheaper in [continental] Europe, than in the UK, or the US, and the UK one is cheaper over here, etc, etc.
...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-24-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By MBP17•David
Don't become a phish

So, I got this email today, really brightened my day:

http://i1371.photobucket.com/albums/ag317/macforums-david/ScreenShot2014-07-24at145510_zpse5e563d2.png~original

What the illiterate...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-23-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By MBP17•David
No worries ;) And your English is perfect!

No worries ;) And your English is perfect!
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-23-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By MBP17•David
Apologies for deviating off topic here, but could...

Apologies for deviating off topic here, but could you please follow English language convention in depicting amount of money: we always put currency symbol in front of the amount: Ł300 ...$500 etc....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-22-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By MBP17•David
I am not aware of a way to assign a key...

I am not aware of a way to assign a key combination to "move to such-and-such folder" action...
I, however, use Rules extensively, so hardly ever see anything in Inbox, as everything gets sorted...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 445
Posted By MBP17•David
Excellent news! Glad to be able to help :) ...

Excellent news! Glad to be able to help :)

You're right about "fuzzy" logic in some of this ... Had Albert Einstein formulated his definition of insanity today, it would have certainly be quite...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-22-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By MBP17•David
Things are different, and it will take time to...

Things are different, and it will take time to get used to, but after a short while you will be genuinely puzzled, as to why don't everyone uses that particular algorithm, to complete this particular...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-21-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By MBP17•David
I quite enjoy the ⌘⇧4, [space bar], [mouse click]...

I quite enjoy the ⌘⇧4, [space bar], [mouse click] - it just so neat ;)

To the OP, I believe I posted these as recently, as this afternoon, in another thread here:

⌘⇧3 gets you your full...
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