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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-16-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By halfmonkey
16v or 19v on external battery pack

We have an external battery pack called the Pebble Intelligent Battery Life that has a capacity of 13200 mAh@3.7v. It says the output is 5v/1A, 16v-19v/3.5A.

Can I use this to charge an iPhone 5...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 06-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By halfmonkey
It sounds like Air Video HD is the same as what...

It sounds like Air Video HD is the same as what Home Sharing does. Am I wrong in thinking that? If so, can someone clarify what the difference is because I'm not seeing it.
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 06-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By halfmonkey
using an ipad to play home videos instead of a digital "photo" frame

Here's my situation. I'm currently trying to get my digital photo frame to play home videos and not dvd videos. These videos can come from my iphone 5, Canon S95, Canon SD550, Sony A7, or Canon HF...
Forum: Movies and Video 06-06-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By halfmonkey
imovie and a digital frame to play movies

I have a couple of digital frames that are video capable and they say that they play mpeg4 and avi videos. I tired just copying the unedited videos from my files onto a usb stick and they wouldn't...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 04-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By halfmonkey
updating iphone on verizon and keeping unlimited data plan

Do anybody know if the Alternate Upgrade "loophole" on Verizon still works? We're looking at maybe upgrading our iPhone 5 to iPhone6.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-21-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By halfmonkey
Can Time Machine use two hd

I was wondering if Time Machine can use two different hd to back up data? What I mean by this is can I use one hd with Time Machine to say back up my iMac and then a second hd with Time Machine to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By halfmonkey
Time Machine and ext hd back up

I currently have an iMac and for my iMovie files, I save all of the clips to an external hd when I importing them into iMovie. I also save archive files to a separate external hd.

With that being...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By halfmonkey
Thanks Raz0rEdge for the link. I've done the...

Thanks Raz0rEdge for the link. I've done the speed test but never the ping test. When I clicked on the link, it gave me a description of what the ping test is. I didn't know that it too is an...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-14-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By halfmonkey
I have the new Airport Extreme 802.11 ac as well....

I have the new Airport Extreme 802.11 ac as well. My modem is in the master bedroom closest where the home builder placed the network panel. I have a cat 5 cable running from the modem to my family...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By halfmonkey
How fast is your connection from your internet provider?

I'm curious to know what speed you guys are purchasing for your home internet? I'm currently subscribed to a mid-level package that says I should be getting about 25 mbps on downloads and 5 mbps on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By halfmonkey
Thanks for all of the help. For those that...

Thanks for all of the help.

For those that were in the same boat as me, did you guys update to ML? I'm just trying to decide if it's even worth the hassle and risk? I guess my main concern is that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-14-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By halfmonkey
How hard is it to create the USB bootable stick?

How hard is it to create the USB bootable stick?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-14-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By halfmonkey
If I didn't want to mess with creating a bootable...

If I didn't want to mess with creating a bootable usb stick, can I still upgrade to ML or do you recommend I actually create it? You said that if I couldn't get on the internet, having the usb drive...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-14-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By halfmonkey
updating Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion

I currently have an iMac with Snow Leopard that I purchased new a few years ago. It's been running fine but I'm thinking about updating the OS to Mountain Lion. I guess the main reason is I'm...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-07-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,179
Posted By halfmonkey
using a coupler to extend the length of CAT5 cables for ethernet connections

My house is currently set up where in the master closet, I have my main hub of where all CAT5 cables goes and generally where you would set up your routers and such. From this main hub in the closet,...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-06-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By halfmonkey
airport extreme tower vs pancake

So I'm in the market to replace my current router and have been waiting for the latest and greatest from Apple. Seeing that they just released the "tower" airport extreme, I was interested in getting...
Forum: Movies and Video 07-02-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 995
Posted By halfmonkey
after sharing an edited movie to itunes, what do you do with the "project" in iMovie?

I previously asked a question about sharing and I was able to figure out the answer to my question but now I'm wondering, after I share my project to iTunes, can I delete the project in iMovie...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-02-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By halfmonkey
RAM upgrade

I have a mid-2011 iMac and I'm thinking of upgrading the RAM. When I bought the iMac, I upgraded the RAM with Apple to have a total of 8gb RAM. This used up two of the four slots so each slot is...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-08-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,477
Posted By halfmonkey
lightning digital a/v adaptor and converting hdmi to composite rca

I'm thinking of buying the lightning digital a/v adaptor for my iphone so that I can display the video and audio on a tv. My question is, does anybody have a recommendation on something that can...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 04-22-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By halfmonkey
Interesting thought about grandfathering but...

Interesting thought about grandfathering but here's the thing about this "loophole." People are calling it a "loophole" (mainly for lack of a better term) because most everybody will understand what...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 04-22-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By halfmonkey
verizon loophole round 2

So i was able to take advantage of the verizon loophole when the iphione 5 came out so I still have unlimited data plans for myself and my wife's iphone 5. We're on a family plan with a total of 5...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-08-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By halfmonkey
extend network wirelessly or use bridge mode?

I'm trying to extend my network and I'm not too clear on some of the differences between simply extending the network vs using bridge mode so please forgive me if a question doesn't make sense. I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-24-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By halfmonkey
collage and mosiac app

I was wondering if anybody can recommend a good collage and mosiac app for my iMac? If you've had specific experience, I would appreciate your feedback.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-28-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By halfmonkey
Time Capsule or Ext Hard Drive

I'm interested in maybe getting a Time Capsule and updating my router at the same time but in doing a search of these forums, it seems that many people are having problems with their Time Capsules.
...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-23-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By halfmonkey
getting contacts into the cloud

So I successfully loaded my wife's google contacts by using an Exchange acct on the ip5 and she has an iCloud acct set up and in the settings page, iCloud is turned on and Contacts is turned on. My...
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