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Search: Posts Made By: Bob_Stan
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Bob_Stan
Yes you can pay as needed, but the cost of even a...

Yes you can pay as needed, but the cost of even a simple repair would be more than the Apple Care. After the Apple Care expires you can still take it to an Apple Store and they will give you an...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Bob_Stan
What ever options you choose, budget for the...

What ever options you choose, budget for the extended Apple Care (which you can purchase any time during the first year) which extends the warranty and telephone support to 3 years. There is very...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Bob_Stan
I have the same model as you, with the exception...

I have the same model as you, with the exception of 32 GB of ram. It is definitely not slow is moving large files. I would follow chscag's suggestion and have it checked out at an Apple store. ...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-17-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Bob_Stan
Here's something else. I have a backup on an...

Here's something else. I have a backup on an external drive cloned with Carbon Copy Cloner. If I hold the option key, I can see this drive and select it to boot from. I get the same brief Apple...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-17-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Bob_Stan
iMac fails to gray screen

My wife's early 2011 27 inch iMac running Mavericks with an SSD and 1 TB hard drive fails to a gray screen during operation. I managed to reboot into recovery mode and ran disk utilities - which...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Bob_Stan
Run speed test and then query Comcast on how they...

Run speed test and then query Comcast on how they believe the stats show you are getting the speed you paid for. There is a misunderstanding on either you or their part on the speed you have paid...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-14-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Bob_Stan
I only use a qwerty keyboard, but in System...

I only use a qwerty keyboard, but in System Preferences under Keyboard/Input you can click the plus and add Dvorak. Maybe that will do what you want.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-07-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Bob_Stan
I personally would not repair it. It is getting...

I personally would not repair it. It is getting long in the tooth. I also would not buy any used laptop that I could not inspect from a private seller. I prefer refurbs from the Apple store if...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-31-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Bob_Stan
Question Graphs in Numbers

I have a Numbers spreadsheet that graphs my electric usage per month. I can easily create a separate graph for each year from the data. However I can't figure out if there is any way to make the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-14-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Bob_Stan
Another vote for Join Me

Another vote for Join Me
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-12-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By Bob_Stan
You can have numerous projects saved in final cut...

You can have numerous projects saved in final cut pro x, limited only by disk space. So either something happened to delete it or your project is still there (somewhere). Did you accept the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Bob_Stan
Yes - if there are other considerations besides...

Yes - if there are other considerations besides speed then an upgrade can be your best move. I have both a 15 inch MacPro and a 27 inch iMac and screen real estate makes a BIG difference in ease of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Bob_Stan
I am using a Trackpad.

I am using a Trackpad.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Bob_Stan
I have the same issue with Safari and always have...

I have the same issue with Safari and always have had. It even occurs when viewing this forum. I will be scrolling down the page of posts, and it suddenly jumps back to the top. Doesn't happen when...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Bob_Stan
You could upgrade the memory in your current MB...

You could upgrade the memory in your current MB Pro to 8 GB. Depending on the processor you currently have, the processing might be faster with the new MacBook Pro, but I doubt it would be a "night...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-24-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Bob_Stan
I do command A to select all the files then...

I do command A to select all the files then command, option, then I. No unexpected results for me. :-)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-16-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By Bob_Stan
The Parallels installation takes very little...

The Parallels installation takes very little space on your hard drive. The Virtual disks it creates can be any size. I am using 2 250GB virtual disks, but that is only because I run a lot of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By Bob_Stan
I have had good luck running Windows programs...

I have had good luck running Windows programs under Parallels 9 on my iMac. You could install Parallels and use the external drive for the Virtual Windows disk(s). In Coherence mode you can run the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-01-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Bob_Stan
I certainly won't criticize your choice. ...

I certainly won't criticize your choice.

Just for your info, the Dell U2713HM also has USB ports. Another reason I went with it rather than the Thunderbolt was that the Thunderbolt screen does...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-31-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Bob_Stan
If you want the same resolution as an iMac, you...

If you want the same resolution as an iMac, you can get a Dell High Resolution Monitor (2560 x 1440) from between 500 and 600 bucks (needs a display port cable) or if lower resolution is OK there are...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-27-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Bob_Stan
Well, the question is now moot. I found a way to...

Well, the question is now moot. I found a way to manually create the configuration file in terminal and Synergy is working great, allowing me to use my mac keyboard and trackpad to also control a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-27-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Bob_Stan
The main reason to go with Parallels 9, other...

The main reason to go with Parallels 9, other than some enhancements, would be if you need to run Windows 8 in the VM.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By Bob_Stan
Welcome to the forum. I have found it very...

Welcome to the forum. I have found it very helpful and I am sure you will also.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-26-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Bob_Stan
Synergy 1.4.17

Is anyone using this app on Mavericks? I installed it and got the server configuration dialog. I foolishly closed it, but now I can't get it to reopen. even if I reinstall, it flashes briefly on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By Bob_Stan
I also have a 2013 iMac but am certainly not a...

I also have a 2013 iMac but am certainly not a video expert. However I do create 15 to 30 minute videos in Final Cut Pro and then run them through Compressor to prepare them for Youtube. I don't...
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