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Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By bobtomay
Either of those may work very well. Matrox has...

Either of those may work very well. Matrox has not updated the Macs supported page (http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/gxm/th2go/displayport/) for about 3 years now. They are clearly...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By bobtomay
You're going to need to pick up your owner's...

You're going to need to pick up your owner's manual and find out what the TV is capable of via the ethernet port and how to use it. That's just been so different between brands and even from model...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By bobtomay
Not a terminal guy either. If there are no step...

Not a terminal guy either. If there are no step by step guides out there that could walk me through the steps, I'd be just repartitioning/formatting the drive, doing a clean install and restore from...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By bobtomay
And actually, the frustration belongs squarely on...

And actually, the frustration belongs squarely on the shoulders of the drive manufacturers. Then again, they're behind the 8 ball. They're going to have to state what 1 GB equals no matter what...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By bobtomay
It's not a dumb question and it has been a long...

It's not a dumb question and it has been a long while I think since anyone asked about this here.
There were times in the past where a thread with this question could be seen 2-3 times in the first...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By bobtomay
Math - Base 2 vs Base 10 - you can google it for...

Math - Base 2 vs Base 10 - you can google it for more.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201402

......

Apple changed OS X to use Base 10 instead of Base 2 calculations a few years ago to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By bobtomay
i know - We all always want stuff - but, the...

i know - We all always want stuff - but, the realist in me says, just because you bought a dongle - which you haven't named (bound to be hundreds of these things out there), doesn't mean it's going...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By bobtomay
In that case, I would guess it is not connecting...

In that case, I would guess it is not connecting to the dongle, but still connecting to the built in bluetooth.

Not tried with a dongle on my Macs - use Windows at the office - would start...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By bobtomay
Yes, it would require partitioning the drive. ...

Yes, it would require partitioning the drive.

However, don't see much point in keeping a bootable clone and a TM backup on the same drive unless you have a regular practice of deleting stuff...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By bobtomay
Move the dock out from under the desk. ...

Move the dock out from under the desk.

Perhaps get a USB hub that can sit on your desk and plug the bluetooth dongle into that.
I've done this for years due to having my mouse and keyboard...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By bobtomay
If what you have is the '09 24" iMac, he is...

If what you have is the '09 24" iMac, he is indeed correct.
If what you have is the 2010 27" iMac, that would be false.

The '09 model 2.93 Ghz chip benchmarks at 2238.

The 2015 13" MBP 2.7 Ghz...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By bobtomay
For the apps that do not have those opposing...

For the apps that do not have those opposing arrows - most of the apps I use in Full Screen do not have those arrows any longer in Yosemite.

1) move the cursor up to the top to drop down the Menu...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-27-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By bobtomay
Stop there. Proceed no further.

Stop there. Proceed no further.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-27-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By bobtomay
Will guess that he has an app in Full Screen...

Will guess that he has an app in Full Screen which hides the Menu Bar.

There is no such thing as a lock for the Menu bar - the Menu bar is already permanently affixed to the top of the screen...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-27-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By bobtomay
The MacBook Air (MBA) does not have a hard drive,...

The MacBook Air (MBA) does not have a hard drive, it has a SSD.

If the MBA is not bootable at all, and assuming the SSD is still ok, you will need to remove the SSD and put it into an external...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-27-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By bobtomay
The above will delete all partitions - including...

The above will delete all partitions - including your OS X partition.

To delete only the Windows partition - head for the PArtition tab - select the Windows partition - hit the minus key below to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-26-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By bobtomay
It's been that way as far back as I can remember....

It's been that way as far back as I can remember.

If you don't want to look at them separately, don't look at the individual ones at the bottom.
Move your cursor over the ones at the bottom and...
Forum: Apple TV 03-26-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By bobtomay
Glad that got you sorted - sounds like an issue...

Glad that got you sorted - sounds like an issue with the circuitry that pulls the audio from the HDMI port and then re-routes the output.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-25-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By bobtomay
They are already combined if you select "Sent"...

They are already combined if you select "Sent" under "Mailboxes" instead of opening 'Sent' and selecting them individually.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By bobtomay
Since you have a Mac Pro, I would hope you meant...

Since you have a Mac Pro, I would hope you meant internal drive vs a partition on your system drive.
Forum: Apple TV 03-25-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By bobtomay
That just seems strange - I stream here and use...

That just seems strange - I stream here and use Airplay - a lot... almost all HD, from HBO, MaxGo, VUDU & other UV sources, Amazon, iTunes, Netflix, (other which we shall not go into)... my own...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By bobtomay
XtraFinder - free and adds tabs into Finder so...

XtraFinder - free and adds tabs into Finder so you don't have to use a 2nd window.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By bobtomay
^^^ Chrome user...

^^^ Chrome user...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By bobtomay
They lied - has nothing whatsoever to do with any...

They lied - has nothing whatsoever to do with any site not having the lastest protocols and has everything to do with Apple removing midi support from quicktime. And it is so far down the list, that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By bobtomay
No, not right. The ~ stands for your "Home"...

No, not right.

The ~ stands for your "Home" folder and is a shortcut for "Macintosh HD/Users/your users home folder"
/Library/ is the one at the root of the drive
~/Library/ is the one inside...
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