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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-28-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 571
Posted By Rod Sprague
My initial impressions are pretty much the same...

My initial impressions are pretty much the same as yours but you mentioned "Dark Mode" where exactly is that? I always miss the obvious things.:)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-28-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Rod Sprague
Yep, good luck with that, hopefully it will be...

Yep, good luck with that, hopefully it will be fairly easy to fix and given the age of your laptop (I'm guessing from your original OSX) and assuming you're not on a really tight budget, now would be...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-27-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By Rod Sprague
Pretty hard to beat 15 inch MacBook Pro Retina...

Pretty hard to beat 15 inch MacBook Pro Retina display for your purposes assuming you want it to be portable. If not the Mac Mini is hard to beat for value with a display of your own choosing. As...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-27-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Rod Sprague
I see, well I hate to say this but your safest...

I see, well I hate to say this but your safest and probably cheapest option is to take it to an Apple service center.
No doubt you want to save your data but it does sound like your HD is damaged...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-27-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Rod Sprague
Two critical questions first; do you have a...

Two critical questions first; do you have a backup and do you have the original install disks that came with OSX 10.6 ?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-25-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Rod Sprague
I'm sure the servers are working hard but this...

I'm sure the servers are working hard but this has been a consistent problem with all apps recently. Anyway I might stick with it only 9.5 hrs now. Perhaps it's time Apple spent some of it's...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-25-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Rod Sprague
App Store Very slow

I am currently in Indonesia and trying to download the Beta Version of Yosemite from the app store. I am using a MacBook Pro running Mavericks OSX 10.9.4 connected via WiFi to fiber optic cable...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-25-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Rod Sprague
Are you running a Power Mac? TenFourFirefox is...

Are you running a Power Mac? TenFourFirefox is as I recall for the power PC Mac. The early version of Chrome for the Power Mac had addons but I'm not sure what is still available now.
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 07-24-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Rod Sprague
This sounds a bit like a connection problem. I...

This sounds a bit like a connection problem. I have a Sony clock/radio with an iPhone/iPod dock which occasionally displays the same message but it has never affected the function of the speakers or...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-22-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Rod Sprague
Ahhh, Fishy Joe's.

Ahhh, Fishy Joe's.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Rod Sprague
The short answer is, no. A single click will...

The short answer is, no. A single click will select an item a double click will open it. These are different actions.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-21-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Rod Sprague
Bit of a puzzle that one! Like your new icon...

Bit of a puzzle that one! Like your new icon though. Always was a bit of a fan of Futurama and well as they say, if the personality fits.......
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Rod Sprague
OK a couple of questions about your MBP. Go to...

OK a couple of questions about your MBP. Go to about this Mac in the Apple Menu and take a screen shot of the window that opens. I am assuming that you have upgraded to Mavericks on an older MBP...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-28-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Rod Sprague
Thank you both, as usual you are a great help...

Thank you both, as usual you are a great help especially the chrome option to request desktop site. I am replying on my iPhone so that definitely works. Using Mail Box has enabled me to set chrome as...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Rod Sprague
Reply to thread on iPhone

Is it not possible to reply to a thread on an iPhone. I have tried several times but no reply pane available.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-07-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By Rod Sprague
One good app to have.

I know that the purists will disagree with me but after using this app for 3 years now with no problems at all I feel pretty safe in recommending CleanMyMac. Obviously if you never instal a harmful...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-07-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Rod Sprague
Sam you might want to have a look at this article...

Sam you might want to have a look at this article on Geneio 7 Ways to Delete Genieo - wikiHow (http://www.wikihow.com/Delete-Genieo). Boom is a sound enhancement app available on the app store...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-07-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,134
Posted By Rod Sprague
I know we can all get a little overly keen when...

I know we can all get a little overly keen when it comes to a shiny new OS but it's been said before on this forum and I personally agree that there is no way I would instal even the first official...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-07-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Rod Sprague
I dont want to be guilty of plagiarizing someone...

I dont want to be guilty of plagiarizing someone else's work but in researching your problem I came across this forum thread which seems to fit your situation. Pay particular attention to the reply...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-07-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Rod Sprague
100% agreement with you chas_m. As with all...

100% agreement with you chas_m. As with all things there are ways and ways to do anything but having a shared account will cause all sorts of problems. In some ways schafies is kinda correct when he...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-04-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Rod Sprague
Sorry Sam not much help then. There are some...

Sorry Sam not much help then. There are some native apps that allow you to set timed actions like Mail but I would have expected more info in the window, eg "Mail Scheduler wants to make changes" ...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-04-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Rod Sprague
Thanks bobtomay that actually answers a question...

Thanks bobtomay that actually answers a question I had. Unfortunately this poor guy may not have access to his old iTunes library with all of the corresponding metadata to make a copy. I imagine...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-04-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Rod Sprague
If you trash your system preferences plist any...

If you trash your system preferences plist any changes you have made will revert to default settings.The preference file com.apple.Desktop.plist might be corrupt. Look for it in your...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-04-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Rod Sprague
To my knowledge "Scheduler" is a Utility app that...

To my knowledge "Scheduler" is a Utility app that allows you to schedule certain tasks, internet downloads and Apple Scripts applets. If you have installed this or are running it in the background...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Rod Sprague
Unfortunately the answer is no. The device, your...

Unfortunately the answer is no. The device, your wifes MBP, can only be associated with one iTunes account at a time. The subject is complex and a particular annoyance to me although the reasons...
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