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Search: Posts Made By: Minimalist
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-02-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,824
Posted By Minimalist
Thanks.. I see that now

Yes, I have used the Remote app for iTunes playing in the stereo room and now I see by studying it that it can address Apple TV too. Good
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-02-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,824
Posted By Minimalist
Lightbulb iPod Touch app to control new Apple TV?

I saw some mention of an app for iPad to control the new Apple TV so if that is true, surely there will be one too for iPhone and iPod Touch since they are handier for the purpose. It might be the...
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-12-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,345
Posted By Minimalist
StreamToMe app streams music and video files or...

StreamToMe app streams music and video files or folders you specify, not what is on your Mac screen at the moment. But with it and a proper connection to the TV you might have something similar to...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-19-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,347
Posted By Minimalist
Will continue testing. Once it seemed that the...

Will continue testing. Once it seemed that the mike and internal speaker were working at the same time, and the party on the other end heard my voice just faintly. But a later test suggested you...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-19-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,347
Posted By Minimalist
Talking Line2 app lets you turn internal speaker on

I have begun free-testing the Line2 app, and an early discovery not expected was that on the main screen, I can turn the internal iPod Touch speaker on during a call. I just use a small plug-in mike,...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-11-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,986
Posted By Minimalist
Airplane Mode raised battery level 25%

Oops.. make that "15%" --- On the apple.com forum I posted similar words about multiple app removal ending the battery drain here. And a reply indicated others have discovered the same thing, app...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-11-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 86,836
Posted By Minimalist
iExit and others

iExit
TuneIn Radio
Audubon Guide (by state)
Remote
ShopShop
Dropbox
Kindle
Stanza
Safari
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-11-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,986
Posted By Minimalist
Cool ....and on Day 2, battery holding charge very well

Yes, since as in the previous note, I removed about a dozen apps, the battery is holding up amazingly well. SINCE YESTERDAY I REMOVED THE OPERA MINI BROWSER TOO since it had run into some problems...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-10-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,986
Posted By Minimalist
Battery drain lessened with app removals

I updated this 2nd generation iPodTouch to iOS 4 and at first noticed no battery degradation, then did indeed notice faster drain, even merely reading books with wi-fi off. Using one of the many...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 07-07-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,200
Posted By Minimalist
Question iPad speakers vs. iMac speakers

If someone else has an iMac and an iPad and could give me an appraisal of the music sound qualities of the two, compared, it would help me judge a potential iPad purchase. It would seem bizarre to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-26-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Minimalist
Talking I updated 10.4.11 to 10.6.4 easily and like it

I updated my iMac running 10.4.11 to Snow Leopard, 10.6.3 yesterday with no problems. Seems an easy update from Tiger to Snow Leopard. Several good improvements and compatibility solutions, and it...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-26-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By Minimalist
Talking Upgrade to 10.6.4 from Tiger solved printing

I finally got around to upgrading Tiger to Snow Leopard 10.6.4 on this iMac, and am enjoying several benefits of that. Including one that was unexpected. I gave up on printing to our networked...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-24-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,930
Posted By Minimalist
Is anyone ??? printing wirelessly via Airport Express?

I have looked here from time to time in recent months and do not believe I have yet found anybody anywhere using a Mac who reports success in accessing a printer connected through an Airport Express...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-10-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By Minimalist
Winners and losers

I have tried on and off to print wirelessly from this iMac via Airport Express, and no go. But our recently purchased Dell laptops running Linux Mint 8 recognized the printer instantly, wireless via...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-26-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,569
Posted By Minimalist
Got LinuxMint running off CD but no sound

So I now have run LinuxMint off the CD, and it worked swiftly though with a good amount of what I guess is disc-spin distortion on the screen. But I had no sound, so perhaps that has to do with the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-26-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,569
Posted By Minimalist
IT SEES 'WINDOWS" ... yikes

Did the option startup and it sees the other disc as "windows".....

does that make any sense? ... I have the disc named right I think, but it sees something else I guess... wonder should I chance...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-26-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,569
Posted By Minimalist
Another thanks! My fear of course is on the next...

Another thanks! My fear of course is on the next normal boot, OSX not booting up right. Seems I have seen on forums that some had that problem. If this works for me here on 10.4.11 can save me some...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-26-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,569
Posted By Minimalist
thanks

Howdy from Ellis County. And thanks. :D
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-26-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,569
Posted By Minimalist
Safe to run a Linux LIVE CD on this iMac?

I have relatives using a Linux distro in another town. I need to run that same distro here somehow so as to help them keep it going properly. Is it safe to run a Live CD on this iMac, in the strictly...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By Minimalist
Today I ran the test. I moved the Airport Express...

Today I ran the test. I moved the Airport Express to the computer room and easily connected wirelessly to the net with it. Then removed it, reverted to firewire-to-modem, and returned it to the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-20-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By Minimalist
Lightbulb Will this frugal use of Airport Express work?

Have been using my new Airport Express to feed iMac and web music to the stereo in another room away from the computer. Works great.

I access DSL via firewire to my SpeedStream modem.

Now I am...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-15-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Minimalist
Thanks. I figured there must be an explanation. I...

Thanks. I figured there must be an explanation. I will go back and see if they have that in the printed material sent. May not need it with the setup I have now which is fairly uncluttered looking,...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-10-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Minimalist
And now I see on the box the kit came in, a...

And now I see on the box the kit came in, a depiction of the two-hole connector. So we know it was not a wrong item in the right box. Either the wrong box, or they are all that way and an adapter...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-10-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Minimalist
Connection Kit extension cord wrong type?

Well, I went ahead and bought the Express Stereo Connection Kit, arrived today and now our stereo plays our new Airport Express music just fine.

But ... oddly, the extension cord on the AE end is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-10-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Minimalist
Thanks for the help. I guess Apple will tell me...

Thanks for the help. I guess Apple will tell me when I phone to make a purchase, what I need to install. Something at 10.5 before the Snow Leopard I suppose.

Here's an example of something I would...
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