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Search: Posts Made By: Mikeo1938
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-28-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,074
Posted By Mikeo1938
I’ve been using a Magic Mouse for some three or...

I’ve been using a Magic Mouse for some three or more years and find it VG. The only problem I had was about a year ago when I tried some cheap re-chargeable batteries and their associated charger....
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks again to both ... yes, I've put it inside...

Thanks again to both ... yes, I've put it inside a folder for now.
M
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Mikeo1938
Yes, that's it, Dave. Thanks very much because I...

Yes, that's it, Dave. Thanks very much because I am now reassured and realise that it's an official Apple icon. I upgraded our two iPads over the weekend; also an iPhone 5. All are now on iOS 8.1 and...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Mikeo1938
Yellow icon like a light bulb?

A yellow icon like a light bulb (not an energy-saving bulb with a thick element) with the letter T in the middle has appeared on the screen of my iPad (iOS 8.1). I didn't download it via iTunes; and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-20-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 292,724
Posted By Mikeo1938
Regarding your trackpad: a couple of years ago, I...

Regarding your trackpad: a couple of years ago, I was cleaning the keyboard and top surface with a damp cloth but this must have been a little too damp! The trackpad then also went crazy and sent the...
Forum: Security Awareness 09-29-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,829
Posted By Mikeo1938
How about a patch for 10.6.8? Will that be...

How about a patch for 10.6.8?
Will that be forthcoming?
M
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By Mikeo1938
Here’s a reply in response to my own question –...

Here’s a reply in response to my own question – hopefully this may help others who get screwed up with the App Store.

The cause was ‘finger trouble’. When my wife got the iPad mini, she didn’t...
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-14-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By Mikeo1938
Unable to get updates from App Store

I have an infuriating problem when trying to connect to the App Store via my wife’s iPad mini and would appreciate some help.

Her iPad mini is definitely signed in to the French App Store and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-07-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks again … now all in hand. M

Thanks again … now all in hand.
M
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Mikeo1938
There's a snag. Just looked at Numbers and Open...

There's a snag.
Just looked at Numbers and Open Office but they are both asking for more recent OS than my 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard). Numbers needs 10.9 and Open Office needs 10.7.
I really don’t want...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks very much chscag for your detailed and...

Thanks very much chscag for your detailed and helpful reply.
I’ll now investigate the options. I presume that Numbers, OpenOffice and LibreOffice would all come down over the broadband and that I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Mikeo1938
XLSX files with Numbers

My accountant has sent me a spreadsheet suffixed “.xlsx” that I cannot open via Apple Works 6. Will I be able to open it if I get Numbers?

Also, will I be able to send him “.xlsx” spreadsheets...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thank you very much for taking the trouble to...

Thank you very much for taking the trouble to reply.
Earlier today I tried all kinds of things including the “Do not Disturb” function. I’m now not quite sure what I did but it is (touch wood!) OK....
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-28-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Mikeo1938
Calls go straight to Voicemail

Calls to my iPhone 5s (7.1.1) go straight to voicemail – the phone does not ring at all. The only exception is when the phone is not asleep (i.e. with all the icons showing) – in this case the phone...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-11-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks for the helpful replies. Regarding...

Thanks for the helpful replies.

Regarding the setting of Mail to receive emails only when you check manually: this was done in the Apple store when we bought the iPhone. However, there does not...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Mikeo1938
On the same tack as the above, I will be using...

On the same tack as the above, I will be using the iPhone essentially for phone calls for a while and restricting my internet use to when I’m at a hotspot. However, even if I don’t go on the internet...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Mikeo1938
Downloading text of webpages without images?

Is it possible with an iPhone 5 (7.1.1) to arrange matters so that Safari will download only the text of webpages but not any pictures? Presumably this would serve to reduce the data download for...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-04-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks for your interest. Well, I think it...

Thanks for your interest.

Well, I think it was to do with the “Do not disturb feature”. However, I was feeling pretty woozy after a long lunch with friends when I tried some of the suggestions at:...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-04-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mikeo1938
Problem solved but I’m not quite sure how! There...

Problem solved but I’m not quite sure how! There are various posting accessible via Google for this very problem.
M
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-04-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mikeo1938
How to make iPhone ring for in-coming Skype call?

My iPhone does not yet have a SIM but it works via Skype. However, when there’s an incoming call, it does not ring or vibrate although I do see a visual note to the effect that there’s a Skype call...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Mikeo1938
OK, thanks for that helpful info. M

OK, thanks for that helpful info.
M
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks very much for that clarification. M

Thanks very much for that clarification.
M
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-26-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Mikeo1938
IPhone via WIFI without SIM?

My understanding is that iPhones also work when connected to a WIFI network. However,
if I get an iPhone 5 before the SIM card comes through, will I be able to get it running to some extent via...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-26-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By Mikeo1938
Sorry not to have acknowledged your reply before...

Sorry not to have acknowledged your reply before … VMT for the information and the link.
M
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Mikeo1938
Very many thanks to ‘bobtomay’ and Ian for the...

Very many thanks to ‘bobtomay’ and Ian for the helpful explanations. The matter is now sorted. I appreciate having ‘Image Capture’ brought to my attention; I had never opened this before and was not...
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