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Forum: iOS and Apps Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By vansmith
iOS has this weird tendency to assume that once...

iOS has this weird tendency to assume that once someone owns an Apple device, they always will and therefore, it'll attempt to send iMessages forever. You should probably tell your iPhone using...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By vansmith
See here...

See here (http://arstechnica.com/apple/2013/10/how-to-make-your-own-bootable-os-x-10-9-mavericks-usb-install-drive/).

See my earlier posts. ;)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By vansmith
To stream Google' music library, yes, you need to...

To stream Google' music library, yes, you need to pay for a subscription. To upload and stream your own music (up to 20,000 songs I believe), you don't.

I just remembered that GPM is only...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By vansmith
Purchase them legally. Problem solved. I'm...

Purchase them legally. Problem solved.

I'm going to close this discussion. Should you wish for help with questions that don't involve breaking the law, we'd be happy to help.
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By vansmith
preventing disaster

You can't really prevent disaster but you can certainly use tools to recover from it. What kinds of tools specifically are you looking for?

Ultimately though, the best "tool" for disasters are...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By vansmith
Google Play Music does exactly what you just...

Google Play Music does exactly what you just described. It will mirror your iTunes library online, letting you access it from anywhere. You can even install the app and stream your music from an...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By vansmith
Reinstalling OS X

You boot into the recovery partition (using the key combo noted above) and from there, you use Disk Utility to wipe the drive clean. The entire process, from wiping a drive to reinstalling OS X,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By vansmith
If all you're looking to do is reinstall, you...

If all you're looking to do is reinstall, you don't have to do anything fancy (creating a USB drive is just a convenience). If you reboot the machine while holding option, you'll have the chance to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By vansmith
Reinstalling OS X

OS X Mavericks was free, previous versions were not. However, you should have a copy of the OS that came with your machine. You may not have a disc but you do have a recovery partition which can be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By vansmith
Reinstalling OS X

You can create a local copy (USB drive with the installer) but yes, it has to be downloaded first. That said, as MacInWin notes, if you're trying to solve an issue by reinstalling OS X, there is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By vansmith
We need a lot more detail. Shortcuts for what?...

We need a lot more detail. Shortcuts for what? Where are you using these shortcuts in iOS and how did you set them up? How are you trying to use them on your Mac?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 461
Posted By vansmith
They certainly were involved but not in a way...

They certainly were involved but not in a way that is any more important than anything else in a history curriculum that's already packed. In such a limited time period, you have to make choices...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 461
Posted By vansmith
Ah, that's an important distinction. The Canadian...

Ah, that's an important distinction. The Canadian government did not sanction this nor did it support it. That's not Canadian history, that's just the experience of 30,000 Canadians who moved to the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 461
Posted By vansmith
Not really though; implying that this is part of...

Not really though; implying that this is part of an agenda assumes that it's an important story to tell ;). The Vietnam War is not part of any historical narrative here aside from the recognition...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By vansmith
Can you provide more details? What happens when...

Can you provide more details? What happens when you try? What version of OS X are you using? Have you tried using an included uninstaller (if there is one)?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 461
Posted By vansmith
I'd argue that this might be too broad a...

I'd argue that this might be too broad a generalization. The Russian government has successfully mobilized their population (as least as far as Canadian media portrays it) and it's very much a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By vansmith
Try resetting Safari as a simple first step:...

Try resetting Safari as a simple first step: Safari > Reset Safari...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-22-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By vansmith
In case where there's a researcher (largely...

In case where there's a researcher (largely disinterested in choosing sides) and a corporation (very interested in protecting their own side), I'd go with the researcher. Zdziarski has nothing to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By vansmith
There should be a new folder button in the bottom...

There should be a new folder button in the bottom left hand corner of the save dialog. What app are you using?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By vansmith
If Chrome doesn't work on your Mac as well as it...

If Chrome doesn't work on your Mac as well as it does on your Windows machine, it's not Chrome, it's the machine (seeing as how they are 99% the same). Indeed, if it's all browsers, which have all...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-22-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By vansmith
Either right-click it and select open or go to...

Either right-click it and select open or go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > change the "Allow apps downloaded from" to "Anywhere" (and then change it back once you're done if you want to...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-21-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By vansmith
What are you having trouble getting installed?...

What are you having trouble getting installed? Yahoo is a company, not a product - they make a variety of products, some of which require installation, some which don't.
Forum: iOS Development 07-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By vansmith
If you're looking to do local database work,...

If you're looking to do local database work, sqlite is the way to go. It's simple, clean and takes most standard SQL queries. I use it here in a mobile app I'm developing to keep track of data and it...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-21-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By vansmith
Yet another reason to use Chrome: 20716

Yet another reason to use Chrome:

20716
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By vansmith
I don't quite understand. Are you saying that...

I don't quite understand. Are you saying that Bing often comes up first in your results? If so, this would be an issue with what you're searching.
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