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Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-26-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By chas_m
The sound will be terrible. The microphone on an...

The sound will be terrible. The microphone on an iPhone 6 is terrific for voice conversations, but it was simply not designed to record things like loud, live music.

What you want is something...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 568
Posted By chas_m
The reason I said he needs 800GB to 4TB is...

The reason I said he needs 800GB to 4TB is because those sizes are pretty common for working with video these days. Beyond the room the software takes up, he might just want a little from for the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-24-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By chas_m
Thanks for the follow-up. I wonder how that...

Thanks for the follow-up. I wonder how that happened?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By chas_m
Why are you running a proxy? Are you...

Why are you running a proxy?

Are you downloading from Adobe's site directly?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By chas_m
Did you mean "sites" or did you mean "format?" Is...

Did you mean "sites" or did you mean "format?" Is there some particular reason you believe that only using the Terminal will do what you want? A quick web search on "change format of screenshots mac...
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 03-24-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By chas_m
"How do I get a website to work on [all the...

"How do I get a website to work on [all the popular browsers and platforms]" used to be a much more complicated issue. It's far easier now, but there's still some questions that need answering,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By chas_m
Apps are made up of hundreds or thousands of...

Apps are made up of hundreds or thousands of small files, so yes, that was the issue.

Take the tinfoil hat off and use Secure Empty Trash when it is warranted, and regular empty trash when it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By chas_m
You're overthinking the problem. Severely. I...

You're overthinking the problem. Severely.

I mean, if you really have that much time on your hands and a need to fill it, be my guest, but ... iPhoto has "Faces." Train it to recognize your kids'...
Forum: Apple TV 03-24-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By chas_m
From your description it sounds like you have...

From your description it sounds like you have something on your Wi-Fi network that is dragging the speed down. Try creating a separate 5GHz network for ONLY devices that can handle that speed (and a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By chas_m
Head_Unit: you haven't by any chance recently...

Head_Unit: you haven't by any chance recently downloaded or used a "cleaner" sort of app that promised to free up space by deleting "extraneous" languages, have you?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-23-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 568
Posted By chas_m
Sorry, the Psychic Hotline went out of business....

Sorry, the Psychic Hotline went out of business. Try reading this and trying again:

http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/news-community-announcements/313284-writing-quality-post.html

In the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By chas_m
A broad rule of thumb that is generally, the path...

A broad rule of thumb that is generally, the path to avoiding a bunch of headaches and frustration: brand new accessory/peripheral/device + computer older than five-six years = BAD IDEA.

That you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-23-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By chas_m
Certainly sounds like a dying hard drive from...

Certainly sounds like a dying hard drive from here, but that's a semi-educated guess. Try creating a fresh admin-level user account and see if it behaves the same way. You haven't, I trust, installed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-21-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By chas_m
After a restart, how much free space is available...

After a restart, how much free space is available on your computer? Does the issue improve?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By chas_m
You might also want to try a PRAM and SMC reset,...

You might also want to try a PRAM and SMC reset, which is often needed for the computer to accurately gauge a new battery or other component (like new RAM, etc).
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-21-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By chas_m
To answer the question posed by the thread title,...

To answer the question posed by the thread title, the best upgrade path for ANY Mac is to keep up with updates and upgrades in a timely fashion. You don't have to be bleeding-edge day one type...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-21-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By chas_m
I suspect the OP forgot to check the little box...

I suspect the OP forgot to check the little box in the installer's window that says "I have read and agreed to the terms & conditions," and that is why the install button is greyed out.

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Forum: Apple Desktops 03-20-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By chas_m
Of course, not everything revolves around the...

Of course, not everything revolves around the processor, so there are other factors to consider, like the graphics setup and how much RAM and capacity and so forth, but yes processor speeds have...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-20-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By chas_m
So call your ISP and move to whatever plan they...

So call your ISP and move to whatever plan they offer that gives you the upload speeds you want. Not sure what you think will happen due to posting here ...

Cable broadband has been asymmetrical...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-19-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By chas_m
For the record, Apple will wait 24 hours to see...

For the record, Apple will wait 24 hours to see if you buy anything else before sending an invoice, that way they can put a group of purchases (as people tend to do) on one invoice. So check your...
Forum: Movies and Video 03-19-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By chas_m
Maybe it would be worth figuring out why iMovie...

Maybe it would be worth figuring out why iMovie is crashing? It obviously hasn't always done so, if you have managed to put 300 projects together ...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-19-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By chas_m
I'm not sure why Harry B thinks that installing...

I'm not sure why Harry B thinks that installing adblock and ghost dry will help prevent your wife from clicking links in emails, I sure you it won't.

Chances are incredibly high that what you...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 03-19-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By chas_m
No. These articles are just speculation and...

No. These articles are just speculation and computer CGI imaginings, not based on any actual information. The next iPhone will probably be released in October, but the odd-year iPhone releases have...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-18-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By chas_m
Definitely was not referring to Charlie's...

Definitely was not referring to Charlie's comment. What I meant was that most of the "problems" experienced in iOS 8 are the result of user error, not actual box. Assuming you're reasonably...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-18-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 381
Posted By chas_m
I have to wonder if VOP is actually not seeing an...

I have to wonder if VOP is actually not seeing an extended desktop (ie two separate displays) sick but is rather seeing an extended single desktop, i.e. more of the same display. That would explain...
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