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Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-29-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By Oneironaut
I tell people to think of iPhoto as their...

I tell people to think of iPhoto as their pictures folder. It works almost exactly the same way; photos are stored in "subfolders" called Events which are organized by date, but you can cut and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Oneironaut
If you're not that tech savvy and want the fewest...

If you're not that tech savvy and want the fewest hassles, just use Time Machine. When you plug your hard drive into your Mac, it will ask if you want to use it for your Time Machine Backups. ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-27-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,068
Posted By Oneironaut
Balderdash! I wear all my Apple stuff out. My...

Balderdash! I wear all my Apple stuff out. My iPods, iPhones and Macs seem to last forever.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-20-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,068
Posted By Oneironaut
Back before I switched, I thought that slow-downs...

Back before I switched, I thought that slow-downs and a new computer every couple of years were just part of having a "real" computer. I thought it was normal for it to take five minutes before a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Oneironaut
Here's how I did: Turn on File sharing on...

Here's how I did:

Turn on File sharing on both machines.

Find each computer's IP address under System Preferences>Network.

Open up a Finder window on each computer and make sure the other's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By Oneironaut
If the files were ever actually on your Mac and...

If the files were ever actually on your Mac and you have Time Machine set up, you can recover them easily.
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-31-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Oneironaut
Your Photostream photos are saved in iCloud but...

Your Photostream photos are saved in iCloud but they don't count towards your iCloud storage.

To save Photostream photos to your Mac, open iPhoto and click on iCloud in the left hand sidebar. ...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-30-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Oneironaut
Any time!

Any time!
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-30-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Oneironaut
If you're using a cable and you don't see the...

If you're using a cable and you don't see the Displays icon in the menu bar, go to the Apple menu in the top left hand corner of the menu bar, choose System Preferences and click on Displays. At the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Oneironaut
You can use a Thunderbolt to HDMI cable to...

You can use a Thunderbolt to HDMI cable to connect your Mac to your TV. Then switch to the right source on your TV and click the Display icon in the top menu bar on your Mac and choose to mirror...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Oneironaut
You could also have an app that uses the camera...

You could also have an app that uses the camera still open and running in the background. Press Command-Tab to see your open apps and close any that might be using the camera.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Oneironaut
Do you have Time Machine set up to back up your...

Do you have Time Machine set up to back up your files? If so, getting your stuff back is really easy.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Oneironaut
In iPhoto, your photos are grouped together into...

In iPhoto, your photos are grouped together into Events, usually by date. If the Events are not organized the way you like, you can move photos between them. Dragging an entire Event to a folder in...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Oneironaut
When importing photos into iPhoto, tagging them...

When importing photos into iPhoto, tagging them will help you find them later. Add as many tags as you find useful, including the location and the people in the photos. Then you just type "Jenny"...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-24-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By Oneironaut
Stay away from MacKeeper. Use Onyx.

Stay away from MacKeeper. Use Onyx.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By Oneironaut
I find that turning iCloud on and off on the...

I find that turning iCloud on and off on the affected devices usually does the trick.
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,476
Posted By Oneironaut
Reading list works flawlessly for me!

Reading list works flawlessly for me!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-13-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Oneironaut
It's really not that complicated. Think of the...

It's really not that complicated. Think of the dmg file as virtual thumb drive that's used to deliver the application to you from the internet. It's just packaging that contains the application and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By Oneironaut
Also make sure your photos are set up to be sent...

Also make sure your photos are set up to be sent actual size. There's a drop-down menu in the new message window that lets you choose different sizes to send your photos in.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 104,504
Posted By Oneironaut
I always tell new Mac users to think of iPhoto...

I always tell new Mac users to think of iPhoto not as an application but as their photos folder itself, just with extra functionality laid on top of it. You can pretty much do everything you would...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By Oneironaut
If this person has the original install disks...

If this person has the original install disks with serial numbers, it's all legit. If not, those programs are not really yours. If they do have the documentation, and the applications were...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-10-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Oneironaut
Well, you have most of the devices to make it...

Well, you have most of the devices to make it worth your while, since the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad all use iOS. But if you're a completist like me, you'll still feel like something's missing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-09-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Oneironaut
I think the main draw about the transparency is...

I think the main draw about the transparency is that finally OS X has come full circle looking almost exactly like iOS, which so many people use, even those who have never owned a Mac. It's not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-09-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Oneironaut
Hm, a little pricey for my needs but I'll keep it...

Hm, a little pricey for my needs but I'll keep it in mind!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-09-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Oneironaut
Best way to connect remotely

I have a local wireless network set up that works great when I'm using it to connect from one Mac to another. But when I'm away from home, the remote connection is spotty. Sometimes I can connect...
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