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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-23-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By MBP17•David
I have had a Veho Digital Microscope for a few...

I have had a Veho Digital Microscope for a few years now, still working fine, the latest MicroCapture v2.5 runs without problem in Mavericks 10.9.5. To determine which version might work for you,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-18-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By MBP17•David
Chris, I faced a similar question about 5-6 years...

Chris, I faced a similar question about 5-6 years ago, when I switched to Mac from Linux. I even kept Thunderbird in OS X to begin with.

The fact is, Mail works perfectly with Calendar, Contacts,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By MBP17•David
That's unfortunate, it certainly worked on my...

That's unfortunate, it certainly worked on my system (10.9.5), after I went through the whole "remove and clean-up" with v.12 ... :\

The v.12 update was paired with system/security update, once I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By MBP17•David
Another vote for staying with 11.4 - I'm running...

Another vote for staying with 11.4 - I'm running Mavericks 10.9.5 and have actually gone back to iTunes 11.4 after upgrading to v.12 ... not a straightforward process, I might add.

@pm-r - you can...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-17-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By MBP17•David
Absolutely! My MBP•17" is 52 months old, the...

Absolutely! My MBP•17" is 52 months old, the battery is on its 1130th cycle, at 83% capacity and health status is still showing "good"
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By MBP17•David
If Adobe CS5 is a legitimate and licensed...

If Adobe CS5 is a legitimate and licensed software (correctly de-registered with Adobe and approved for licence transfer), you'd get a much better price for it selling it separately, it will not add...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By MBP17•David
Yup, you're not the first one - have a look at...

Yup, you're not the first one - have a look at this thread (http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/security-awareness/313531-dont-become-phish.html)

As far as reporting it, I heard that, the chap who...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-14-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,793
Posted By MBP17•David
Actually, I ditched the card around end of August...

Actually, I ditched the card around end of August - however accomplished the driver might be, it does not address the hardware limitations (sleep mode support in particular) and general low built...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-13-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By MBP17•David
I never used full screen mode, but as a guess:...

I never used full screen mode, but as a guess: System Preferences | Desktop & Screen Saver --> Hot Corners (bottom right). Set one of the corners to Mission Control and other to Application Windows....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-30-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By MBP17•David
I took an immediate dislike to v.12, and have now...

I took an immediate dislike to v.12, and have now gone back to v.11.4 on Mavericks, but this is not a simple, nor a straightforward process, that involves changing permissions, dealing with system...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-26-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By MBP17•David
You didn't say what mail app you're using and...

You didn't say what mail app you're using and which OS X version, but lets assume it is Mail and Mavericks ...

I regularly backup /Users/myname/Library/Mail/Vx/Mailboxes to a dedicated 64GB...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-23-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By MBP17•David
Are you asking, or are you telling? :o

Are you asking, or are you telling? :o
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-21-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By MBP17•David
To be honest, I just saw the titles / text on a...

To be honest, I just saw the titles / text on a solid background in Get Info, rather than within editable bars as in v.11, didn't actually try to click on names / titles, etc ...

Anyway, it's all...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By MBP17•David
Same with OO - have to go through Insert |...

Same with OO - have to go through Insert | Picture | From File to get a photo in. Madness :(
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By MBP17•David
I've now gone back to 11.4 :D

I've now gone back to 11.4 :D
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-20-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 103,325
Posted By MBP17•David
I just changed the icon from a yesterday clone.

I just changed the icon from a yesterday clone.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-20-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By MBP17•David
Yes, same here. This is very disappointing. I...

Yes, same here. This is very disappointing. I shall try to put the iTunes 11 back on.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-11-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By MBP17•David
As chscag said, Preview will be perfect for this,...

As chscag said, Preview will be perfect for this, I would also "print" completed form as PDF, so that it is no longer fillable, thus protecting (to a degree) the information you've entered. Just...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-06-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By MBP17•David
There are a couple of things that need clarifying...

There are a couple of things that need clarifying here: when you say "Adobe" or "Acrobat" do you mean Adobe Acrobat Pro or Adobe Reader (formerly Adobe Acrobat Reader)? I have no experience with the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-05-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By MBP17•David
Not a "sole document creation software" as such,...

Not a "sole document creation software" as such, but I use PDF extensively, and Acrobat Pro to edit .pdf files.

As far as creating them, that depends on originating app - many documents start as...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-29-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Posted By MBP17•David
Oh, absolutely! When my phone can do so much...

Oh, absolutely! When my phone can do so much more, and a lot faster, clears any nostalgia right up :D
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-29-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By MBP17•David
Epson Perfection V500 Photo served me well for...

Epson Perfection V500 Photo served me well for over four years.
Don't expect drum scanner quality for large format transparencies; medium format comes out rather good though, from 6x4.5 to 6x17; I...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-29-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,208
Posted By MBP17•David
Couple of years ago I caught the retro-computer...

Couple of years ago I caught the retro-computer bug, and thought it would be fun to resurrect an OS/2, as I had some warm and fuzzy memories of that [time] ... turns out it's a pile of old cr@p :( ...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 09-24-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By MBP17•David
Wasn't a curved phone supposed to be the latest...

Wasn't a curved phone supposed to be the latest and greatest? ;P
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-24-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By MBP17•David
Safari 7.1 in OS X 10.9.5 - DuckDuckGo

Finally! :Cool:

Was pleasantly surprised by this nice new feature - DuckDuckGo (https://duckduckgo.com/) is now available as one of default search engines.
Great - no longer I have to choose...
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