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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-29-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By simonvee
Help with Configuring Facebook

1. Whenever opening the Facebook application, videos automatically play when we scroll down the news-feed which consumes data. Is there a way to disable this automatic playback?

2. When adding a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 315
Posted By simonvee
I'm not complaining about it though. The 'text...

I'm not complaining about it though. The 'text message forwarding' between Mac and iPhone is an awesome feature. So handy.

On the other hand, I wonder how Android phones or PC's do in terms of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 315
Posted By simonvee
I just noticed something. If you take the phone...

I just noticed something. If you take the phone out of your pocket and put it next to the laptop, it will have a better chance in detecting it. Much better consistency, but not perfect.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 315
Posted By simonvee
Is this an underlying hardware or software...

Is this an underlying hardware or software problem? I hope it's the latter because an upgrade would fix the problem. Then again, if it's that simple, Apple would have done that a long time ago since...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 315
Posted By simonvee
Personal Hot-Spot's Inconsistent Connectivity

Hi,

Sometimes my MacBook can instantaneously detect the Personal Hotspot on my iPhone and sometimes it takes much longer. Sometimes I have to turn off and on Wi-Fi on my Mac and wait over 20...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-19-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By simonvee
Correct me if I'm wrong but the article didn't...

Correct me if I'm wrong but the article didn't appear to mention anything about users being able to customize their own shortcut keys.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-19-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By simonvee
Hm... so I take it that the answer to question 1...

Hm... so I take it that the answer to question 1 and 2 above is 'yes'. Ok, I will happily take satirical comments for it.

It's good to have one less unnecessary app.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-19-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By simonvee
Split Screen on El Capitan

Hi,

I did not download the 'El Capitan Beta' version but I wanted to know if:

1. They are keyboard shortcuts to use split screen?
2. If so, are they customizable?

For example, if I want to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-17-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By simonvee
I just downloaded Onyx. Minor problem occurred...

I just downloaded Onyx. Minor problem occurred when installing. It wasn't from an Apple developer so it restricted download. However, I have enabled it. Hope it is a secure app.

So just go into...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By simonvee
Perfect! Thank you

Perfect! Thank you
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By simonvee
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By simonvee
How to search for ALL files of the SAME type?

Hi,

If I want to search for all videos in my Mac OS X Yosemite regardless it being MOV, MPEG, AVI, WMV, FLV or MP4. How can I do that with Spotlight? Or is it possible at all?

Likewise, with...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By simonvee
What is consuming my storage?

Hi,


About his Mac --> Storage

Notice there are
1. Movies
2. Apps
3. Photos
4. Backups
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-16-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
When did I say that?

When did I say that?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-14-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
Maybe somewhat savvy, but kids today aren't...

Maybe somewhat savvy, but kids today aren't nearly as savvy as they think they are. And letting kids contribute information to the internet? Man, just because you read it on the internet doesn't...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-14-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
I understand now how computers, prior to the...

I understand now how computers, prior to the internet, were much more capable than my initial knowledge. E.g. 1) Boolean to 'Google and 2) BBS to share files with peers.

From another frame of...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-13-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
Thanks for sharing. How did you Google back...

Thanks for sharing.

How did you Google back in the days?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-13-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
I went to a reputable university. University in...

I went to a reputable university. University in general teaches core concepts as opposed to REAL WORLD tasks used in the office. Surely, if I was the dean and was to prescribe an accounting course...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-12-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
My accounting studies began in the mid 2000's...

My accounting studies began in the mid 2000's actually. I had to use Quickbooks within a subject called Accounting (Information Systems). All the small tests were done with the university lab...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-12-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
I see :) I guess the bottom line is to...

I see :)

I guess the bottom line is to purchase something within the price range that correspond to your personal optimal usage

For me, I could not make the best use out of a computer....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-12-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
Sending and receiving files online is of...

Sending and receiving files online is of significant improvement. Now days students can download course material online. Back then you had a floppy disk but what significant convenience does it give?...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-12-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
Facebook and online videos is in my opinion the...

Facebook and online videos is in my opinion the biggest factor why folks (e.g. senior) with less than amateur computer skills use computers/tablets today.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-12-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
Back in the mid-90's. The word was out- ...

Back in the mid-90's. The word was out-

"Kids need a computer for school and education"
"Every house will eventually have a computer in the future"

I urged my parents to spend their hard...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-12-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
Haha. No thesis for me. This is for personal...

Haha. No thesis for me. This is for personal knowledge. Good observation though.

I switched over from Windows to Mac in late 2013. I've learnt many of the 'technical' skills to operate a Mac than...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-11-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By simonvee
Yes, I have noticed a couple of those instances...

Yes, I have noticed a couple of those instances when early computer users bought computers just to 'tinker' with them. Those people turned out to be working in IT in their careers.

So why did...
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