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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-05-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By dotdotdot
Never mind as "there's an app for that" (isn't...

Never mind as "there's an app for that" (isn't there always?) which I found after a quick search and does what I want sans cable.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-01-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By dotdotdot
Well, I'm sorry to have "bothered" you!:o ...

Well, I'm sorry to have "bothered" you!:o However, your efforts are not wasted because I think an HDMI cable may be a solution. I don't want an Appel TV device simply because I have no interest in...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-01-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By dotdotdot
I got to the screen on my TV that's prompting me...

I got to the screen on my TV that's prompting me to enter a custom name for Devices > Comp asking "Name COMP from a set of common device names or enter a custom name." What should I enter?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-01-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By dotdotdot
Well...connection isn't an issue as my WiFi...

Well...connection isn't an issue as my WiFi network is connected to the TV. I'm just wondering if an iMac can connect to the TV on my network. Not looking to watch TV show or movies, just my own...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-01-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By dotdotdot
this one: VIZIO E43-C2 43" 1080p 120Hz Class...

this one:
VIZIO E43-C2 43" 1080p 120Hz Class LED Smart HDTV - Walmart.com (http://www.walmart.com/ip/VIZIO-E43-C2-43-1080p-120Hz-Class-LED-Smart-HDTV/43255685)
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-01-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By dotdotdot
Mid '11, with Yosemite. No Apple TV. I'm hoping...

Mid '11, with Yosemite. No Apple TV. I'm hoping that with my smart TV I could bypass buying it. Not looking to watch TV shows, just my own material.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-01-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By dotdotdot
Imac>smart TV

Just wondering if it's possible to connect an iMac to a smart TV. I know I can't mirror the web. What I want to do is view, for example, my pics and vids from my iMac for viewing on the TV.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-18-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By dotdotdot
Great, but old, article on bands: ...

Great, but old, article on bands:

Understanding Wi-Fi's two spectrum bands | Macworld (http://www.macworld.com/article/1140685/wifi_spectrumbands.html)

Specifically about interference in 2.4...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-18-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By dotdotdot
It appears that making the 5Ghz band set to...

It appears that making the 5Ghz band set to default has solved the problem. Fingers crossed, of course, as is always the case with anything computerized. Maybe there was some kind of interference...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-15-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By dotdotdot
I did the combo update and the wiFi still...

I did the combo update and the wiFi still occasionally gets knocked off. If the next update doesn't fix it then I will just give up and connect it the old fashioned way with the cable. I only need...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-12-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By dotdotdot
I use Bluetooth, bit I don't know if your rig...

I use Bluetooth, bit I don't know if your rig has it.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-12-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By dotdotdot
I'll wait for the 10.10.4 update, then. I don't...

I'll wait for the 10.10.4 update, then. I don't dare do the combo update. I spent a lot of time organizing Photos and transferring pics from iPhoto to not want to do it all over again and yes, I...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-11-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By dotdotdot
Would forcing it to connect to the 5GHz band...

Would forcing it to connect to the 5GHz band help? Assuming of course it's supported.

edit:Oops, we posted at the same time.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-11-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By dotdotdot
Are you sure? Wasn't that a big issue with...

Are you sure? Wasn't that a big issue with Yosemite when it first came out? If you are saying it was solved by the .3 update, then I see your point.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-11-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By dotdotdot
Has the WiFi issue been sorted with Yosemite?

I have a mid-'11 21.5 iMac.

Router is TP-LINK Archer C5 AC1200 Dual Band Wireless AC Gigabit Router, 2.4GHz 300Mbps+5Ghz 867Mbps, 2 USB Ports, IPv6, Guest Network.

It will disconnect once...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-05-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By dotdotdot
Surge protectors are never mentioned here, or...

Surge protectors are never mentioned here, or I've missed the conversation, which led me to believe that they don't need them, analogous to how Macs don't need AV software. In light of the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-05-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By dotdotdot
Power strips w/ surge protectors

I see two or three recent threads about blown iMacs due to some sort of power surge (lightning or via the power company, presumably). People in the Apple universe don't use these things, are they...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-27-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,006
Posted By dotdotdot
Backing up now. Everything is going smoothly. ...

Backing up now. Everything is going smoothly. Just a couple of clicks, even the formatting was just a click and required almost no thought. For once, something that is intuitive with this iMac....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-15-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,006
Posted By dotdotdot
LOL. Don't worry, my intelligence has already...

LOL. Don't worry, my intelligence has already been questioned by a certain prolific member on this message board who thankfully hasn't participated in this discussion.

Looking at Apple's...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-15-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,006
Posted By dotdotdot
Decluttering in the physical realm as in I can...

Decluttering in the physical realm as in I can hide the external back-up hard drive off my work space next to the router, which is also out of sight, if I can plug it into the router. One less...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-15-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,006
Posted By dotdotdot
I have two more questions. :Evil: 1) Can I...

I have two more questions. :Evil:

1) Can I plug the external hard drive into the USB port of my TP-Link router? That would be for decluttering purposes.

2) When restoring to a replaced hard...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-14-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,006
Posted By dotdotdot
Guess I got lucky. Mine is a WD: WDC...

Guess I got lucky. Mine is a WD:

WDC WD5000AAKS-402AA0
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-14-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,006
Posted By dotdotdot
Wow, oh my Gosh, if I have to back up the back up...

Wow, oh my Gosh, if I have to back up the back up that's "space ship redundancy". I don't store much if anything of importance, I just want the convenience of a back up. One less thing to think...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-14-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,006
Posted By dotdotdot
This is where you got me lost. Two external hard...

This is where you got me lost. Two external hard drives for back up?



Wasn't the issue with the 27" models?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-13-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 27,006
Posted By dotdotdot
Would this be a good back up for my mid '11 iMac?...

Would this be a good back up for my mid '11 iMac? "Good" for my needs:
I have a 500GB HD installed with 420 free, so I assume 1TB is adequate/ overkill.

Though it says "compatible for Mac" I'm...
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