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Forum: iOS and Apps 09-22-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Thanks for the gmail suggestion but if he wants...

Thanks for the gmail suggestion but if he wants to create an Apple ID while setting up his new iPhone, can he punch in a new email with an iCloud extension, and if it's accepted, will he be...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Creating new Apple ID for my dad

My dad's getting his first Apple product soon, an iPhone 6 Plus. He doesn't own a computer at home, and has one email address, through his company email. My question is: can he, when he's unboxed...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-19-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Thanks, Slydude. Unfortunately I'm not sure this...

Thanks, Slydude. Unfortunately I'm not sure this solution works for me. My issue is using the same external drive I've used for Time Machine (with my original internal 500G HDD), and continue...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-18-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Continuing Time Machine backups with new internal HDD

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro. It came with a 500G internal. For a couple of years, I've been using a 1TB external for Time Machine backups. As of a couple of weeks ago, I'd reached only about...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-06-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Command Alt Ego
thanks

thanks
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-05-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-05-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Any thoughts on the HGST Travelstar HDD?

Hi, I'm upgradng the HDD on my mid-2010 Macbook Pro (going from 500G to 1-terabyte) and the HGST Travelstar 7K1000 was highly recommended to me. Does anyone have thoughts/comments/reviews on this...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-16-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Anyone use Hyperjuice batteries?

Hi,wondering if anyone has experience with Hyperjuice and their external batteries for extending the life of devices like Macs, iPhones and iPads.

I have a 2012 Macbook Air 11" which doesn't get a...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-07-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Getting Preview to open .pdfs at last resizing

Let's say I open a .pdf doc. It opens with a way-too-big window. I drag the corner of the window to the (smaller) size I like. I want to be able to close the .pdf and the next time I open it, have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-31-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,299
Posted By Command Alt Ego
No drag-and-drop from desktop to Finder icon!

I installed Mountain Lion and now I can't drag and drop a file from my desktop into the Finder icon on the Dock, and spring-load it to drill down into an appropriate folder!

I checked all System...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-13-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,905
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Very informative. Thanks.

Very informative. Thanks.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-13-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,905
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Life expectancy of SSDs vs HDs

Apple's release of the Retina MBP, with its standard SSD drive, made me wonder about SSD vs HD life expectancies. I know that SSDs are far more durable than spinning HDs, as far as withstanding...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Thanks Ivan. For some reason, OmniFocus is the...

Thanks Ivan. For some reason, OmniFocus is the only app I've ever encountered this issue with!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Ivan: On my Mac, Cmd-O means open whatever is...

Ivan: On my Mac, Cmd-O means open whatever is selected in Finder, not Ctrl-Cmd-O. Hitting Ctrl-Cmd-O with an item selected in Finder doesn't do anything on my Mac.

lifeisabeach: I have indeed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Launching App Shortcut doesn't work from Finder

Hi,
I've created a keyboard shortcut in Automator to launch the app OmniFocus. This is something I've done for a dozen apps without an issue.

For some reason, my OmniFocus keyboard shortcut...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-30-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Hi. I would recommend OWC for an internal hard...

Hi. I would recommend OWC for an internal hard drive, for three reasons: first, they make quality drives; second, they offer very clear videos instructing newbies on how to install hard drives on...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-30-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,009
Posted By Command Alt Ego
I lost my phone's Camera Roll. Fortunately, I'd...

I lost my phone's Camera Roll. Fortunately, I'd backed it up to iPhoto.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-25-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,009
Posted By Command Alt Ego
resolved the issue. tried a second iPhone...

resolved the issue. tried a second iPhone restore, and this time it worked.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 974
Posted By Command Alt Ego
photo stream issues

my photo stream only very sporadically syncs pics taken on my iPhone 4s to the iPhoto on my MBP.

on my MBP, i've got (in addition to the regular photo stream sidebar folder) an event called...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-23-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,009
Posted By Command Alt Ego
iTunes sync: "Waiting For Items To Copy"

Issue that 3 AppleCare calls + a trip to the Genius Bar (two Geniuses, 90 minutes) didn't resolve: when I connect iPhone 4s (or 3GS for a week before that) to MacBook Pro 10.5 iTunes, the sync hangs...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-14-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,474
Posted By Command Alt Ego
I deleted my iCloud account on my iPhone, then...

I deleted my iCloud account on my iPhone, then relaunched it and used my MobileMe email as my "Apple" ID. It worked and everything is fine.

Thanks, Dysfunction!
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-13-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,474
Posted By Command Alt Ego
iCloud to me: "Your email is already taken"

Here's my situation.

1. I already have a MobileMe account.

2. My Apple ID is not my MobileMe email. It's a Yahoo! email.

3. In my Settings/iCloud on my iPhone(3GS), everything syncs fine...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-13-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By Command Alt Ego
Now's The Time To Tell Apple To Keep iDisk!

I'm an iDisk fan and like many fellow iDisk users, I was really upset to learn that Apple was planning to shelve it when iCloud debuts.

In light of the just-released story that Apple *might* be...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 09-05-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,021
Posted By Command Alt Ego
I've committed to Lion because I just think it's...

I've committed to Lion because I just think it's better to rise the horse in the direction it's going. The bugs annoy me but they'll gradually disappear.

The one Lion feature that's really...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Command Alt Ego
If your Mac's performance speed is what matters...

If your Mac's performance speed is what matters most to you, maybe consider swapping out your optical drive and putting in a more affordable SSD with less capacity, on which you would only run your...
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