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Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Mr. D
My Macbook 5,2 will not recognize a new battery! ...

My Macbook 5,2 will not recognize a new battery! I've tried every method I have found on the web to correct the problem including reinstalling the O.S, resetting the PRAM, etc.

Question: Does...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Mr. D
Other World Computing

Just want to say quickly that Other World Computing is a good outfit! Frankly I wish I liked Apple as well! I bought memory for two computers & a new battery for my Macbook, Long story/short... my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Mr. D
New battery shows no charging!

I installed a new battery in my MacBook 5.2. It seems to be charging based on green lights on battery, but computer shows no charge! Is there anything I should be doing after installing a new...
Forum: Movies and Video 11-15-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Mr. D
Simplest HD Video Editing Program

Probably an old question, but not to "old me"!

I used to use the hell out of ancient iMovie 5.0 & iMovie HD with iDVD! It was great for those who don't need to make a Hollywood Film & just need...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-15-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 102,785
Posted By Mr. D
Nice to meet you Lisa! It seems we have...

Nice to meet you Lisa! It seems we have something in common except I taught from 1970 to 2001! I was lucky enough to have about 34% Asian students & a lot support for education from parents. ...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-14-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 102,785
Posted By Mr. D
I'm not that new a member, but I have never...

I'm not that new a member, but I have never introduced myself. I am a retired school teacher who will be 72 the 1st of next month. I have been using Mac's since the very beginning to create my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-14-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Mr. D
I guess I'll learn how to search for such things...

I guess I'll learn how to search for such things better. I don't spend a lot of time on the forum. Thanx for the reply,

I'll order one
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-14-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Mr. D
I got Handbrake to create an Mp4, but could get...

I got Handbrake to create an Mp4, but could get iMovie to recognize it! I'm missing something as I can not figure out how people are editing using Handbrake!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-14-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Mr. D
If your home movies are standard def. & you want...

If your home movies are standard def. & you want something very simple you can use iMovie 5.2 & iDVD 7.0. After editing with iMovie 5.2, use iDVD by - going to - File - One Step Movie From DVD. ...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-13-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Mr. D
I appreciate your response. It seems there...

I appreciate your response.

It seems there is "not" a lot of support for buying any batteries other than those through Apple. I assume Apple does not produce its on batteries. Not having been...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-13-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Mr. D
Did you answer my question? Am I understanding...

Did you answer my question? Am I understanding your answer to say Apple say's 4 GB, but if I install two 3 GB DIMMs my computer will recognize & utilize 6 GB.

You understand my confusion with the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-13-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Mr. D
Memory for a MacBook 5,2

I want to upgrade memory for a Macbook 5,2 built in 10/2009. Can someone clarify whether I can upgrade to 6 or 8 MB. of Ram. I am assuming both 3 & 4 MB are available, but how do I tell whether 6...
Forum: Movies and Video 11-13-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Mr. D
If anyone cares there is a work around to even go...

If anyone cares there is a work around to even go back & use iMovie 5.2 with iDVD 7.1.2! You just go to File & select the Quicktime Movie using "One Step from Movie". Maybe everyone knows this, but...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-12-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Mr. D
Yikes! I am using 10.6.8 now! Is that five...

Yikes! I am using 10.6.8 now! Is that five updates behind? Time flies when you aren't paying attention! Maybe I have Dinosaur 10.6.8! Since I retired I don't keep up with my Macs as much as when...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-12-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Mr. D
Thanx Nick - I read the thread. My old...

Thanx Nick - I read the thread.

My old Macbook 5,2 2.13 GHz Intel core 2 Duo says there is no software upgrade for it when I click on Software Update??????? I'm too old... but is my MacBook...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-12-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Mr. D
Anything world shaking about Yosemite?

I am rarely impressed by the next OS & often I lose an old application that I like to the new OS. (1.) Is there anything great about Yosemite that we can't live without? I read Apple's blurb &...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-30-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Mr. D
Thanx Nick! I looked it up! No wonder you...

Thanx Nick!

I looked it up! No wonder you didn't try to explain it! Yikes!
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Mr. D
I noticed your signature on making a "bootable...

I noticed your signature on making a "bootable thumb drive" on 10.7 before installing it! Is there any trick to doing that or do you just copy the installer to the thumb drive before installing &...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-28-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Mr. D
What I was hoping for is that someone viewing had...

What I was hoping for is that someone viewing had a good experience with a battery half way in between $30. & $130.

I looked at MacSales & the price of what seems to be a good battery was $89. ...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-27-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Mr. D
I'd like a good battery, but one supposes that we...

I'd like a good battery, but one supposes that we will spend more to get the Apple name on a battery they likely don't even produce. I was hoping someone would have a recommendation as to a brand...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-26-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Mr. D
Battery for MacBook 5.2

I see prices from less than $20. to $139. for a replacement battery. What do I need to know about a replacement battery? What's the best value for a replacement battery?

Thanx in advance for any...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-02-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Mr. D
Thanx for your courtesy! I knew it was there...

Thanx for your courtesy! I knew it was there somewhere! Already done!

Mr. D
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-02-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Mr. D
Change name of iPhone

I have two iPhones that have the same name. One is my wife's and the other is mine. How can I change the name of one of them to make using iTunes easier and have different backups?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-09-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,754
Posted By Mr. D
You may find that you can buy an used Avalon for...

You may find that you can buy an used Avalon for the same or less money than the Camery simply because more people look for Camerys and drive up the price.

For people with kids or that like to...
Forum: Movies and Video 07-23-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Mr. D
I agree with you in every way! I save everything...

I agree with you in every way! I save everything in Word even if I don't like using it. When I buy a new video camera I'll invest in iMovie 11 and stop gripping and spend the time to learn it. ...
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