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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-02-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By Eljeffo64
I'm a long time itunes user and generally quite...

I'm a long time itunes user and generally quite like it; however the op's gripe is a valid one imo. As an option it would be nice for it to automatically add music files to the application if they...
Forum: Apple TV 03-29-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Eljeffo64
All good now - it was the photostream on my old...

All good now - it was the photostream on my old PC that was still turned on that was populating the stream via the cloud. Turned off now so all as expected finally. I'd still like to find a way to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-20-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,883
Posted By Eljeffo64
Yes you are right - there's no air play...

Yes you are right - there's no air play rectangular box to click within VLC, as Chas M says you need to mirror to the ATV - I initially had the same issue - I had to disable "lost watch" to prevent...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-18-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By Eljeffo64
I already said this in another post but reminders...

I already said this in another post but reminders in iOS is great, reminders in OSx is less than good...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Eljeffo64
Yes, i got both - trackpad seems good in...

Yes, i got both - trackpad seems good in photo/video stuff - otherwise, quite like magic mouse!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Eljeffo64
I looked there first! - you must have something...

I looked there first! - you must have something I don't - you can select another (single, for everything) sound effect e.g. "Glass" - but this doesn't apply itself to notifications (specifically in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Eljeffo64
Sounds in OSX ML

This is more of a rant than a question (having trawled the net and this forum for a solution).

I wanted to change the notification sound on my new iMac 27" from Basso to something that I could...
Forum: Apple TV 03-08-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Eljeffo64
Chas, thanks - When I say "filled" I mean the...

Chas, thanks - When I say "filled" I mean the photostream section of the ATV went from zero to 1000 photos again showing me that the stream was still alive and kicking in the cloud, I already...
Forum: Apple TV 03-07-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Eljeffo64
ATV - iPhoto

Still early days in switcher land for me, all going perfectly well..... apart from iphoto!!!! More accurately my photostream. Was aware of this feature and had used it for a while on my ipad/apple...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-07-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Eljeffo64
Thanks, it does; my choice was/is option 2, (I...

Thanks, it does; my choice was/is option 2, (I used CCC by the way); happy now to get on and just use the beast. Coming from a strong knowledge/experience base in the PC arena I'm keen to get up to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-07-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Eljeffo64
cwa, the thread responses took me away from my...

cwa, the thread responses took me away from my simple thinking (clone drive) I have no desire to do anything over the minimum :-). I was looking for some "expert" confirmation that my bootable...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-07-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Eljeffo64
Didn't purchase it though, it came loaded on my...

Didn't purchase it though, it came loaded on my new imac... Plus, as said earlier, my internet speeds here are rubbish so sitting on an osx download for a week while not being able to use the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-06-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Eljeffo64
Thanks Doug, I'll relax then :-). Be sure to let...

Thanks Doug, I'll relax then :-). Be sure to let me know if your's plays up and I'll swap mine out come the time!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-06-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Eljeffo64
I'd still have to dl the osx file in the first...

I'd still have to dl the osx file in the first place to do this though? (and presumably, pay for it from the App store) Why is this method better than using a clone copy (that I have already on a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-06-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Eljeffo64
Connecting a USB drive to Airport Extreme

I have a 2Tb USB powered xtnal HDD connected to my Airport Extreme to use as a Time Capsule backup drive. No problems at all, it all works as it should but I wondered if leaving the usb powered hdd...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-06-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Eljeffo64
Shame you can't boot with time machine.....

Shame you can't boot with time machine.....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-06-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Eljeffo64
OK; quick sanity check - i've just made a...

OK; quick sanity check - i've just made a bootable clone on an xtnal usb hdd, time machine is set up and running on a network hdd. If the worse happens one day in the distant future (after my imac...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-03-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Eljeffo64
Thanks, very helpful :-)

Thanks, very helpful :-)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-03-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Eljeffo64
System discs

Just wondering; my new iMac didn't come with any OS system/repair discs; is this the norm these days? If so, what happens if the system crashes??
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-28-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Eljeffo64
Yes, there's a few things I can't do due to apps...

Yes, there's a few things I can't do due to apps not being the same on the 2 platforms, (like the free radio player app tune in radio on the pad not being on the mac app platform) guess I'll learn...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-27-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Eljeffo64
Have already done so Chas, all good stuff thanks...

Have already done so Chas, all good stuff thanks for the detailed advice in your excellent write up! I already do the ebook thing - are there different ones available just for mac d/l? I'd only read...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-27-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Eljeffo64
OK - panic over - final effort results in...

OK - panic over - final effort results in success! It was the 2.4ghz channel - default settings for the router are for auto channel selection (you know 1-13); this setting is supposed to choose the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-27-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Eljeffo64
Yes, I've had a "look" to see if I'd done...

Yes, I've had a "look" to see if I'd done something like like that, couldn't find a tick box or option that might be responsible - btw I've not given a separate name/ssid to the 5ghz channel (you...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-27-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Eljeffo64
It's finally arrived

Finally, after waiting 8 weeks my 27" iMac (with upgraded memory/processor/video card) arrived. Looks fantastic, now need to get used to it !

Switch was somewhat spoiled by the seemingy faulty...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-13-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By Eljeffo64
Still not a switcher

I decided to switch to an iMac on December 27th last year and ordered a 27" with upgrades from an approved reseller here (in France) - still no sign of the beast. I am losing interest to say the...
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