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Search: Posts Made By: Alwyn
Forum: iOS and Apps Today, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Alwyn
Yes. The first thing I did was to alter something...

Yes. The first thing I did was to alter something slightly in Calendars to see if it changed in other devices. It did.

I have now responded to the request and seem to be able to write a new...
Forum: iOS and Apps Today, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Alwyn
Required Apple ID in Mail?

Since upgrading to iOS 8.0.2 I am being asked for my Apple ID when writing a new e-mail from my iCloud e-mail address.

I have just clicked on Cancel and sent it successfully but would like to know...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-27-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks pm-r. The first option didn't change...

Thanks pm-r. The first option didn't change things. The second worked after one failed attempt. As far as chscag's suggestion goes my newspaper automatically deletes editions after a week but I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-27-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Alwyn
iOS 8.0.2

I can't install iOS 8.0.2 without deleting items in Usage Settings. There I find that my newspaper is using 2.7 GB. If I go to my iPad in iTunes from my iMac it says that only 14Mb is being used by...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,132
Posted By Alwyn
Sorry to disagree with you on this but a...

Sorry to disagree with you on this but a corporation is a singular body in the UK as well. True, people often say 'the team are' etc nowadays but grammatically it is incorrect. You certainly...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-23-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Alwyn
Powering wirelessly

So you're saying that printers, scanners, modems can all be powered wirelessly? I have two wireless printers but they still have to be plugged in to a socket. If they can be powered wirelessly...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-23-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Alwyn
Power solutions for UK users

Does anyone have practical solutions to solve the cat's cradle of cables, sockets and plugs?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-13-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,853
Posted By Alwyn
A number of password terms have been used in this...

A number of password terms have been used in this thread: system password, 1 password and master password.

I have 2 questions

First I have my iMac as well as other devices set to require a...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-08-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Alwyn
iTunes scam

Many thanks for your quick concise reply.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-07-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Alwyn
iTunes renewal

I have received an e-mail from an address updated.id09@e.service.com dated 5 Sep but only picked up now saying that my iTunes account expres in less than 3 days time. Is this genuine?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-25-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,792
Posted By Alwyn
[QUOTE=chscag;1599535]What Windows files? ...

[QUOTE=chscag;1599535]What Windows files? Assuming you mean Windows programs, which ones?

"There is virtual software: Parallels, Fusion, VirtualBox (free). All require a legal copy of Windows....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,938
Posted By Alwyn
The origins of the name are interesting too. I...

The origins of the name are interesting too. I spent part of my childhood in the 1940's Stateside. I remember we had a viewer into which you put a circular card with colour/color photographs which...
Forum: Security Awareness 08-05-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By Alwyn
Seems like sensible advice. What about iPhone &...

Seems like sensible advice. What about iPhone & iPad security. Are their operating systems more vulnerable than the OSX?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,556
Posted By Alwyn
If you don't open suspect attachments why would...

If you don't open suspect attachments why would malware matter since the OSX system shouldn't be susceptible in any case?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Alwyn
I have Google UK as my home page. I'm using...

I have Google UK as my home page. I'm using Safari. I start with a Google search, the default search engine but somehow Bing seems to be prioritised in the results of the search.

I don't have any...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Alwyn
Bing Aaaargh!!!

I have suddenly started getting Bing searches when I try to do a Google search. How do I stop it?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-10-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Alwyn
Unexpected side-effect

Just got home to find that an e-mail sent to the old address on 28 June has been automatically replied to. I intended that only new e-mails should be responded to. It wouldn't matter except that I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks MacInWin for the suggestion to change SMTP...

Thanks MacInWin for the suggestion to change SMTP server which enables me to send from the old address.

It works because I sent from my wife's iMac to the old address and a reply has come back! ...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks. I am using Mail. The problem I have is...

Thanks. I am using Mail. The problem I have is that I can no longer send from my old e-mail address, only receive. I have looked through all the 'Rules' options but there isn't one that will alter...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Alwyn
Forwarding e-mails automatically but from a different e-mail address

I recently changed provider. I continue to receive e-mails to the old address from which I am unable to send e-mails. As e-mails will soon cease to be delivered I would ideally like to set up an...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-26-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks. They have all moved and I should have...

Thanks. They have all moved and I should have called it a mailbox rather than a folder.
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-25-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Alwyn
Lost in a cloud!

I have just saved a number of e-mails on iPad to an iCloud folder. When I looked in the folder none of them appeared. In fact they all seemed to have disappeared altogether. Later a message cam up...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-09-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Alwyn
SOLVED. I found the birthday field in Contacts. ...

SOLVED. I found the birthday field in Contacts. It would seem sensible for this to be included in the iCloud calendars rather than keeping it separate. Perhaps this could be included in the next...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-09-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Alwyn
2 Birthday calendars

SOLVED

In my list of calendars, one birthday calendar is listed under iCloud and another under Other.

There seem to be one or two entries in the one listed under Other. Beside these is a...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-21-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By Alwyn
Junk mailbox

Until I set up iCloud e-mail addresses I didn't have a junk file although e-mails were labelled as junk.

Today I looked in the iCloud junk file and found that there were some important e-mails in...
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