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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 03:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 176
Posted By IWT
@Macowner2 Web browsers are personal in most...

@Macowner2

Web browsers are personal in most cases and it's really a question of trying others such as Firefox and Chrome to see where they fit within your comfort zone.

One thing I would say...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-27-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By IWT
Thanks for the feedback. And very pleased to...

Thanks for the feedback. And very pleased to hear that your problem is sorted.

ian
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-27-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By IWT
@Murdock I guess it's too late for this now?...

@Murdock

I guess it's too late for this now? But when I had a similar (not the same, I admit) discrepancy between what I knew to be on my phone and what I could access, I simply did a hard...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-27-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By IWT
Nick has bravely & kindly taken on the...

Nick has bravely & kindly taken on the responsibility for all the advice. I would only reiterate: Yosemite and 2GB RAM are virtually incompatible. 4GB might do, but 8GB (or more) is recommended. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-27-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By IWT
Congrats, Harry. 19K postings! I've sent you a...

Congrats, Harry. 19K postings! I've sent you a PM.

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By IWT
Yes. Your Apple ID consists of an email address...

Yes. Your Apple ID consists of an email address as username and a *strong* password.

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By IWT
Jake A clear, concise and extremely helpful...

Jake

A clear, concise and extremely helpful summary which I very much appreciate. I will not be the only one to benefit.

My grateful thanks.

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By IWT
Yes, vansmith, my iMac runs the AIR so that I can...

Yes, vansmith, my iMac runs the AIR so that I can access and read magazines via Zinio. Zinio seems to handle all this for you.

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By IWT
Quite a few folks on these Forums still run 10.6....

Quite a few folks on these Forums still run 10.6. And I donated my 2009 21.5" iMac to a close friend. The Mac is capable of upgrade and is well "specced", but my friend feels that 10.6 coincides...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By IWT
+1 for Audacity. I use it to covert audio...

+1 for Audacity.

I use it to covert audio cassettes (remember them?) to a digital format and put the result in iTunes. I want iTunes to recognise each part (ie song in iTunes lingo) and Audacity...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By IWT
Hi Jake We have joined others in discussing...

Hi Jake

We have joined others in discussing this on other threads, but just to be clear, for my benefit:

Are you advising that the iMac HD, my TM EHD and my "weekly BU EHD" should all be left...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-26-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By IWT
If the EHD comes with a USB 3 cable, then your...

If the EHD comes with a USB 3 cable, then your Mac is bound to have a USB 3 port, so use that because as pm-r says, this is faster than FireWire 800.

Ian
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-26-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By IWT
That's odd. When I connect my wife's iPad 4 or...

That's odd. When I connect my wife's iPad 4 or my iPad Air, I never get a warning and they both do definitely charge, slowly but definitely. I do plug them directly to the iMac.

Ian
Forum: Security Awareness 03-25-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By IWT
Well, despite my slight scepticism, I downloaded...

Well, despite my slight scepticism, I downloaded the app. The "ordinary" scan found nothing that cause the pulse rate to increase. The "full scan" found 2 Hijacks and 62 vulnerabilities.

Both...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By IWT
Got to agree with pine man (and bobtomay)—never...

Got to agree with pine man (and bobtomay)—never put any form of Backup on the system HD; things like CCC, SuperDuper!, Time Machine should always be on separate HDs. For the reason mentioned: ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By IWT
Ah, I see. Sorry, I thought the Media EHD was...

Ah, I see. Sorry, I thought the Media EHD was old, the rest new.

Well, I still wish you the very best. It is always a pleasure, even exciting, to get the latest "kit".


Reading the link you...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By IWT
Hi Sharkz Lucky person. 5K iMac and all the...

Hi Sharkz

Lucky person. 5K iMac and all the rest. Enjoy!

But pm-r's point becomes highly relevant. You will need Thunderbolt-to-Firewire adaptors to connect, at the least, your "old" Media...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-24-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By IWT
I'm with you Harry. It's work or pleasure. ...

I'm with you Harry.

It's work or pleasure. Always been unable to mix the two when it comes to listening to music. It's music or work.

Ian
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By IWT
The short consensus from the four of you chimes...

The short consensus from the four of you chimes with my practice. Just out of sheer curiosity, when you leave your Macs running 24/7, what time interval do you choose for putting the Mac to sleep?
...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-21-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By IWT
I am not in your league as far as computer...

I am not in your league as far as computer experience is concerned; but what worries me is when an unknown (to me) site claims I/we are vulnerable to some form of attack or intrusion and then there...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-21-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By IWT
Hi Chris I reckon that those who use CCC all...

Hi Chris

I reckon that those who use CCC all the time may come up with a "fix" in the settings or preferences etc. What I would say, echoing pine man, is only connect your cloning software when...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-20-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By IWT
Amen to all of that. In fact, even when I...

Amen to all of that.

In fact, even when I purchase an EHD "ready for Mac use", I nearly always reformat it as described above; partly to make absolutely sure that it is properly formatted, and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-20-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By IWT
Thank you Jeremy for posting the solution. I...

Thank you Jeremy for posting the solution. I couldn't help you as I don't have Yosemite and I don't have the technical knowledge anyway!

Well done you for researching this and finding the answer....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-20-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 467
Posted By IWT
[QUOTE=chas_m;1648042]So call your ISP and move...

[QUOTE=chas_m;1648042]So call your ISP and move to whatever plan they offer that gives you the upload speeds you want. Not sure what you think will happen due to posting here ...

Chas-m asks...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-20-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By IWT
And, hey, Robertstandem, not a bad eclipse. ...

And, hey, Robertstandem, not a bad eclipse. Where I am in Wales, had cloudless sky and great views of it. Hope you did too.

Ian
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