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Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-22-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,932
Posted By lrd
Don't get me wrong, I love my Mac and my Apple...

Don't get me wrong, I love my Mac and my Apple universe, but we use PCs at work on an isolated network (i.e. no malware can get in) and the system is quite robust. The reason Windows-based software...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-21-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,601
Posted By lrd
Apple solved your problem and you got your phone...

Apple solved your problem and you got your phone within a day of release, yet you state you'll never "rely on Apple phone support ever again". I think given the crushing demand they did damn well to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-21-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,932
Posted By lrd
1) I never buy cheap and every computer I've ever...

1) I never buy cheap and every computer I've ever owned has lasted until it simply became obsolete (power, speed, etc…). That includes PC desktops and laptops.

2) Recurring maintenance of...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-20-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 630
Posted By lrd
iPhone 6/6 plus music app question

With my iPhone 5, if I turn the screen sideways it switches to a silly album flow mode. My iPad does not do this, proof that the app varies based on the hardware (I mount them in my car and prefer...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-12-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By lrd
OK, so I went to the top level and set read/write...

OK, so I went to the top level and set read/write permissions for everyone and for the content. A file that was dropped there by my scanner shows as read/write, but I couldn't rename it from her...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-05-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By lrd
Contact management between accounts???

I have a work-based exchange account where I keep all my contacts. That's where I want them. If I create a new contact on my iPhone, it goes into the iCloud contact list.

a) How do I change...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-28-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By lrd
Full screen iTunes annoyance

Is it just me or do folks have take iTunes out of fullscreen mode to see any pop-up error messages that occur?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-25-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By lrd
I consider myself a reasonably smart guy and good...

I consider myself a reasonably smart guy and good with computers…but that support article was way beyond me. Thanks anyway

Not buying another computer just to get around permissions…but thanks...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-24-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By lrd
File permissions across users

My iMac has two users, myself and my wife. I find that when copy frills from my profile to a shared folder, the permissions are often such that she can't do anything with them (pictures for...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-08-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,284
Posted By lrd
Sorry to resurrect an old thread but the links...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread but the links here are dead. I also have a a early 2013 27" iMac and would like to get 5.1 sound, preferably straight to speakers (i.e. not HDMI through a receiver)....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-01-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By lrd
That's interesting, but the Logitech Control S/W...

That's interesting, but the Logitech Control S/W say's nothing about that. Some research told me that it's controlled by a button on the mouse. Fixed. That's pretty cool. Thanks!!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-01-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By lrd
I should have been more specific…it's the wheel...

I should have been more specific…it's the wheel that drives me nuts. It has no friction so slight movement continues. If I zoom in or out on google maps using the wheel, if often reverses a bit. ...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-01-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By lrd
Best mouse for OS X

So I love the Magic mouse except for it's tendency to randomly accept unintended hand/finger motion as inputs and the screen zooms or the spreadsheet go shooting off the page. I can barley tolerate...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-01-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By lrd
Best alarm clock (not App)

So I tried a Sony and an iHome alarm clock, the kind you dock your iPhone into and can play music from the iPhone and work as an alarm. Both were pieces of junk. Looking for the "third time's a...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 01-23-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By lrd
I would start by telling the iPad to forget the...

I would start by telling the iPad to forget the network and start over...just in case the password got garbled.
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 01-21-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 43,594
Posted By lrd
Anybody have this case?

ClamCase® iPad Keyboard Cases & Stands (http://clamcase.com)

1) How easy does it go in/come out?
2) How much bulk or weight does it add (talking "feel", not specs).

I have the iPad 3 (first...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-14-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,480
Posted By lrd
I tried that...absolutely nothing happened. I...

I tried that...absolutely nothing happened. I finally got iVI to work so MetaZ is no longer needed but it drives me crazy that there's no instructions anywhere for it.

Thanks. I'll come back to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-13-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,480
Posted By lrd
OK, please help me with my M*A*S*H episodes. I...

OK, please help me with my M*A*S*H episodes. I used handbrake to create files, the resulting name is M_A_S_HS1E1 (Handbrake didn't like "*" and converted them to "_"; the S1E1 is Season one Episode...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-05-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By lrd
IT can also play anything from your iTunes...

IT can also play anything from your iTunes account, so if you buy movies from the iTunes store you can use the ATV to watch them. I bought 2, one for each TV. There may be better solutions, but for...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-05-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By lrd
iTunes movie question

Can't find a forum truly correct for this but...when I download a movie from iTunes, how can I find out for sure from the file itself what resolution that file is(HD/SD?, 1920x1020?, etc...)

I'm...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-04-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,480
Posted By lrd
Sorry to dig up an old thread, but info on MetaZ...

Sorry to dig up an old thread, but info on MetaZ is hard to find.

So I've used it in the past with some success but I recall have some "now what" at the beginning, but it's been a while. Now I'm...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 01-03-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By lrd
How are you getting that price? According to the...

How are you getting that price? According to the Apple site T-Mobile charges $30/mon for 2.7GB.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-02-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By lrd
I copied iWeb app from a time machine backup and...

I copied iWeb app from a time machine backup and the data file (I forget where) and it runs fine on 10.8.x. My only beef is the banner across the top (for multiple pages) does not show in Internet...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 12-27-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By lrd
I appreciate the answers...but was really hoping...

I appreciate the answers...but was really hoping to hear from folks that own both that can provide pros and cons. I have plenty of other things I can spend the money on :)

ON another site I heard...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 12-27-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By lrd
Agree, but that's why I asked "why". There may...

Agree, but that's why I asked "why". There may be some issues I hadn't considered or even heard of. For example, on another head/forum I just read that the mini color reproduction is just not quite...
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