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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Today, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Then there's something wrong with that video. ...

Then there's something wrong with that video. The .mov format is the one that Quicktime natively handles. There is no way Quicktime can't play it unless there is something wrong with it.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Today, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Quicktime plays .mov files itself. If you need...

Quicktime plays .mov files itself. If you need one player to do it all, MPlayerX will fit the bill. I recommend this over and above VLC in any case.
MPlayerX (http://mplayerx.org)

EDIT: BTW......
Forum: iOS and Apps Today, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Yeah, I'd been very unhappy with the build...

Yeah, I'd been very unhappy with the build quality of Logitech's remotes till recently. I had a Harmony 768 (http://www.remotecentral.com/sst768/) (right before Logitech bought them out) that was...
Forum: iOS and Apps Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Logitech has two different pieces of software for...

Logitech has two different pieces of software for some bizarre reason. The 1100 requires the older Harmony Remote Software, not the MyHarmony app. Their website says you need v7.7...
Forum: iOS and Apps Yesterday, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Sure thing. I have a lot of experience with the...

Sure thing. I have a lot of experience with the Harmony remotes and have done some creative things and know of more. You can set up a button to send a sequence of commands, for example. I did this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Well if this helps... I did a little searching...

Well if this helps... I did a little searching and PES 2015 is known to run in Wineskin on Yosemite. I suggest adapting the instructions linked below to see if this works for 2013 as well:
Pro...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-23-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Check here: ...

Check here:
https://www.apple.com/support/appleid/manage/
Forum: iOS and Apps 05-23-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I take this back. I decided to look into this...

I take this back. I decided to look into this again, and they did finally add an option in their software to disable the Remote Assistant. I just killed it once and for all. Yay! :Cool:
Forum: iOS and Apps 05-23-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Some devices just don't work right with these...

Some devices just don't work right with these remotes and it isn't always the fault of the remote. When I first got started with them (before Logitech bought them out!), I had a roommate who had a...
Forum: iOS and Apps 05-23-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Lifeisabeach
BTW... I just took a look on eBay and if you...

BTW... I just took a look on eBay and if you think the Harmony One is more your interest, you can get used ones in good condition for under 70 bucks. I'll give you a link to the shop that fixed...
Forum: iOS and Apps 05-22-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Lifeisabeach
That Harmony 650 is actually a really good...

That Harmony 650 is actually a really good remote. My in-laws use that. The top screen is a bit more limited than the Harmony One that I use (which has a resistive touch screen with 6 actions per...
Forum: iOS and Apps 05-22-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I've tried a couple iOS remotes just for...

I've tried a couple iOS remotes just for controlling Plex and the lack of a tactile feel to them drives me nuts. I'm curious as to what multifunction remotes you've tried in the past. I've been...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Good news everyone! Rumor has it that Apple will...

Good news everyone! Rumor has it that Apple will switch from Helvetica Neue to San Francisco with the next version of iOS and OS X.
Apple plans to refresh iOS 9, OS X 10.11 using new Apple Watch...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Ok, first thing to do is make a backup copy of...

Ok, first thing to do is make a backup copy of the game, just in case...

Next, download and install the current version of Wineskin Winery.
Wineskin: play your favorite Windows games on Mac OS X...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I used to use Crossover and am even an advocate...

I used to use Crossover and am even an advocate for a handful of games on there(well was...), but I've long since ditched that for Wineskin. I've tried Wine Bottler also, but honestly I think...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-20-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Yeah, I must say I'm not too crazy about the idea...

Yeah, I must say I'm not too crazy about the idea of the system constantly shuffling files around from SSD to HDD. Really, the more I think about it, I think I'd rather just get an SSD and use an...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-20-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I'm curious myself also. I personally plan to...

I'm curious myself also. I personally plan to buy a Retina iMac when the next gen is released and expect to get a Fusion drive (I'll never go without an SSD as my boot drive again). I'd rather not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-20-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Lifeisabeach
This isn't even a Mac game... it's a Windows...

This isn't even a Mac game... it's a Windows game, presumably running under WINE. What you probably need to do is change the WINE engine to a newer version that works better under 10.10. I don't...
Forum: Security Awareness 05-20-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Quite frankly I would just ditch Kaspersky...

Quite frankly I would just ditch Kaspersky entirely. I used them back in my Windows days and they make (or used to make?) good AV software for Windows, but I'm skeptical that they have the chops for...
Forum: Security Awareness 05-19-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Lifeisabeach
There are two things you need to do. First, use...

There are two things you need to do. First, use FileVault to encrypt the contents of your drive. Once that's done, change your admin password. There will be no resetting of the password. Downside...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-19-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I had a similar problem recently with my...

I had a similar problem recently with my calendar. Nothing added via my Mac would sync to the iPhone, despite confirming all settings. I finally had to turn off syncing on the iPhone, then turn it...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-18-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I have the deluxe version due to backing it on...

I have the deluxe version due to backing it on Kickstarter, so I'm not sure myself what the tiers involve. I know the deluxe edition in particular adds a glass-off mode so you can move the ball...
Forum: iOS and Apps 05-18-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Lifeisabeach
There could be some rogue process running in the...

There could be some rogue process running in the background that is draining the battery. Do a hard reset. This effectively simulates popping the battery and reboots the phone.

To do this, press...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-18-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Speaking of pinball games... are you familiar...

Speaking of pinball games... are you familiar with the Pro Pinball series? Hands-down, the most realistic pinball games ever made, and that was back in the late 90's. The developers got the rights...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-17-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Well so much for me waiting on the next gen iPad....

Well so much for me waiting on the next gen iPad. I used my wife's iPad Air 2 for a week while we were off from work. That weekend, I looked at my wife and said that I can't go back to the iPad 4,...
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