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Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-08-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I have used all manner of CF and SD cards over...

I have used all manner of CF and SD cards over the years and have had very few problems. Keep in mind that I have shot well more than 300,000 digital photos and wore out three Canon EOS cameras under...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-16-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By Lightcraftsman
The warranty starts when the equipment is...

The warranty starts when the equipment is purchased. Apple's policy is no different than any other manufacturer.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-04-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Well, I figured it out. After selecting Podcasts...

Well, I figured it out. After selecting Podcasts from the drop-down menu in the upper left I had to select the Playlists tab at the top of the page. That allows me to drag and drop podcast episodes...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-04-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Creating playlists of podcasts in iTunes 12

This used to be simple. I'd either drag a podcast episode into a playlist in the left column of my Music window or right click and add the episode to a playlist. Now, with iTunes 12, dragging is no...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 11-01-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I've been shooting landscape photos for decades,...

I've been shooting landscape photos for decades, from 4x5 slides and B&W to early digital cameras and now on Fuji X Trans. I've read some well-respected photographers advising shooting for the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-12-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Finished Chapter 1 last night. Ada Lovelace was...

Finished Chapter 1 last night. Ada Lovelace was indeed fascinating; a troubled genius. She had a very high opinion of herself, but it seems that opinion was justified. I'm looking forward to the rest...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-11-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I have to agree with the comments about Comcast's...

I have to agree with the comments about Comcast's contract workers. My wife and I moved to Colorado in late July and Comcast was our only choice for high-speed internet. It took four service calls...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I just downloaded this book to my iPhone 6...

I just downloaded this book to my iPhone 6 yesterday. This post put it to the top of my Next Read list. Ada sounds like she was a fascinating person.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 10-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,318
Posted By Lightcraftsman
The only wifi issue I had with my iPhone 6...

The only wifi issue I had with my iPhone 6 (picked up today) was having to enter the password even after transferring my settings. Mail downloads faster and web pages load faster than on my iPhone 5....
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 10-09-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lightcraftsman
My wife and I signed up for Hostgator a few years...

My wife and I signed up for Hostgator a few years ago and found the tech support was terrible. The front-line techs didn't even know when one of their servers was down. We spent three days trying all...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-08-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Lightcraftsman
IOS 8 works fine on my iPhone 5, the only caveat...

IOS 8 works fine on my iPhone 5, the only caveat being it takes more space on my 16GB drive so I had to delete some stuff before installing. I have an iPod Classic for my music, so it wasn't a big...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,944
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Sony RX-100 Mk I Funi X-E1 Fuji 14/2.8 Fuji...

Sony RX-100 Mk I
Funi X-E1
Fuji 14/2.8
Fuji 35/1.4
Fuji 60mm macro
Fuji 55-200 zoom

Thinking of upgrading the RX-100 to the new Mk III version and the X-E1 to the X-E2. The equipment I have...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-07-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I don't shoot macro often, but when I do I shoot...

I don't shoot macro often, but when I do I shoot in aperture priority mode so I can control the depth of field. I also use a tripod and a cable release, or set the camera to lock the mirror in up...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 09-29-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Photo Recovery for Mac has saved my files a...

Photo Recovery for Mac has saved my files a couple of times. Haven't needed it in a few years so can't speak to the latest version but it's worth a look.

Wondershare Photo Recovery for Mac - Mac...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-20-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Well, that will slow things down a bit but is...

Well, that will slow things down a bit but is still an easier solution than downloading the files directly off the camera. I've shot at least 300,000 digital images in the past 13 years and have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-20-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Instead of fighting something that is't working...

Instead of fighting something that is't working (and is a kludge anyway) just pull the SD card out of your camera and place it in the card reader of your MacBook. This will be much faster and easier...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-15-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Did anyone watch the youtube video the OP posted...

Did anyone watch the youtube video the OP posted a evidence of MacBook Pros having common black screen problems? It was an easy fix (pinched cable) on a 2007 MBP. My wife and I have owned six...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-29-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Apple has announced there will be no further...

Apple has announced there will be no further development of Aperture as it and iPhoto will be replaced by a single photo app next year. That should simplify your decision.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-28-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 45,240
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Beautiful shots, Exodist.

Beautiful shots, Exodist.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-26-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By Lightcraftsman
The people who have problems are most likely to...

The people who have problems are most likely to post. There is zero empirical evidence that hybrid drives are less reliable than old-fashioned HDDs.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Good points. I should have added I could not...

Good points. I should have added I could not transfer my MS Office install from one computer to another because of the discount I got. Those who paid retail can probably transfer the license.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Lightcraftsman
As I recall Microsoft allows two installs if you...

As I recall Microsoft allows two installs if you paid retail. Check the license agreement. I have MS Office on my 2009 MacBook Pro and could not transfer the license because I got the suite for $10...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By Lightcraftsman
If you're going to tear into your MacBook Pro to...

If you're going to tear into your MacBook Pro to install a second drive consider getting two Toshiba 500GB hybrid drives and striping them into a RAID 0 configuration. I did this two years ago with...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-23-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I ditched Word for Pages two years ago and had...

I ditched Word for Pages two years ago and had zero problems opening Word files, editing them in Pages, exporting as Word and sending them to fellow university students or my professors. I didn't try...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Yeah, I finally tossed my CS3 DVDs and case...

Yeah, I finally tossed my CS3 DVDs and case today. Shoulda done it before moving to Colorado a month ago. :\
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